Champions League: UEFA explains why Dortmund vs Monaco was moved by just 24hours

UEFA has responded to criticism over their rescheduling of Borussia Dortmund’s Champions League match against Monaco and insists they were not informed that the teams were not ready to play. The first leg of the quarter-final was postponed on Tuesday, after explosions happened close to the Dortmund’s team bus, as they left their hotel for […]

2018 World Cup: Rohr to resign if Nigeria fails to qualify

Gernot Rohr​, Super Eagles head coach ​has promised to resign ​if Nigeria ​fails to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. The Super Eagles are top of Group B on the road to Russia 2018, having beaten Zambia and Algeria in their opening two matches. Their next ​matches’ line up are against​ Africa Cup of Nations […]

Ibrahimovic, Hazard, Kante make PFA Player of the Year nominees

Manchester United striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Chelsea’s Eden Hazard, are among the leading candidates on a six-man shortlist, for the 2016/2017 PFA Player of the Year award. Hazard, who won the prize in 2014/2015, has found his form under manager Antonio Conte, scoring 14 goals and providing five assists in 29 appearances, as the Blues […]

Why I will not play a weak team against Chelsea – Mourinho

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has vowed to play his strongest team, when they welcome Premier League leaders Chelsea, to Old Trafford this Sunday. United travel to Belgium to face Anderlecht in the Europa League On Thursday, before the game against the champions-elect. That will be followed by their second leg against Anderlecht at home. […]

National Para-Soccer League: Nasarawa Beat Kebbi 2-0

Nasarawa state’s para-soccer team on Tuesday in Abuja defeated their Kebbi counterparts 2-0 at the ongoing 2017 National Para-Soccer League. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the second edition of the National Para-Soccer League which started on April Thursday is expected to end on April 18. In the match played at the Old Parade Ground, Nasarawa […]

Nigerian beach soccer players denied US visas

The United States embassy has denied the visa applications of seven players of the national beach soccer team. The players require transit visa to attend the Beach Soccer World Cup in Bahamas. The US embassy issued visas to five of the twelve Sand Eagles players and four officials. The five players who were given the transit […]

njuries to blame for Sunderland relegation woes – Anichebe

The Nigerian forward claims the Black Cats’ survival chances have been weakened by catalogue of injuries the team has fought all season long  Victor Anichebe thinks that Sunderland’s stuttering campaign in the English Premier League this season is due to a high number of injuries and not because the team lack quality. The big forward […]

Rohr visits Agege stadium on scouting mission

It has been confirmed that Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr will be at the Agege Township Stadium on a scouting mission this afternoon. The German tactician witnessed the Nigeria National League clash between AS Racine and Warri Wolves on Wednesday and has promised to attend the NPFL encounter between Mountain of Fire FC and El-Kanemi […]

Wenger: Arsenal will announce my future – but I don’t know when

The Frenchman’s contract expires at the end of the season and he says he will not be the one who reveals whether or not he remains in north London Arsene Wenger says it will be down to Arsenal to announce whether he will remain at the club beyond the end of the season. Wenger is […]