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World Cup: FIFA Files Criminal Complaint Against Ticket Firm

FIFA on Tuesday said it had filed a criminal complaint against the secondary ticketing firm Viagogo’s sale of 2018 World Cup tickets, opening a new battle between sports organisations and websites seeking a share of their profits. “As part of its efforts to protect the fans and prevent unauthorised ticket …

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Kanu Nwankwo Robbed Of $11,000 At Moscow Airport

Former Arsenal striker Nwankwo Kanu had $11,000 (9,300 euros) stolen from his suitcase at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport while he was on his way to playing in a friendly match organised by FIFA. Kanu, 41, who captained the Nigerian national team and played for Arsenal and Inter Milan, was robbed as …

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Russia 2018: Rohr Releases Super Eagles Final World Cup List

The Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has finally released his 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Having already trimmed down the provisional squad to 25 before the England friendly, Rohr was left with the decision of dropping two players from the roster. The duo of Ola …

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England Beat Nigeria In World Cup Friendly

England kicked off their World Cup preparations with a 2-1 friendly win over Nigeria, but Raheem Sterling ended a troubled week on a low note as the Manchester City star was booked for diving. Gareth Southgate’s side swept into a two-goal lead as Gary Cahill and captain Harry Kane netted …

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BREAKING: ZidaneResigns As Real Madrid Manager

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said Thursday he was leaving the Spanish giants, just days after winning the Champions League for the third year in a row. “I have taken the decision to not continue next year as Real Madrid coach. After three years I need another discourse, another method …

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PHOTOS: Wizkid, Iwobi, Tiwa Savage model Nigeria’s World Cup apparel

Nike, ahead of the World Cup, has released a photo campaign featuring top personalities from sports, fashion, and entertainment sporting the Nigerian team collection. According to Nike, the collection is inspired by the Dream Team of the 1996 Olympic Games. Notable personalities in the campaign include Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Kelechi …

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PHOTOS: Buhari Hosts Super Eagles In Abuja

President Buhari on Wednesday holds a farewell reception for the Super Eagles at the State House in Abuja ahead of their participation for FIFA World Cup 2018 taking place in Russia.  

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Rewane Warns Against Continued Retention Of Current Interest Rates

Economist, Bismarck Rewane believes the most critical sectors to Nigerians are suffering and will continue to do so unless things change. Rewane, who was one of the guests on Channels Television Programme, Channels Forum held on Tuesday called for a change in the interest rate which has remained static for …

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Salah Could Be Out For ‘Three To Four Weeks’, Says Physiotherapist

Mohamed Salah faces a fight to play in any of Egypt’s World Cup group games, according to one of Liverpool’s physiotherapists.  Club physio Ruben Pons has estimated Salah would normally need “three to four weeks” to recover from the left shoulder injury he sustained during Saturday’s Champions League final against …

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Super Eagles To Meet President Buhari On Wednesday

The Russia 2018 World Cup-bound Super Eagles contingent will on Wednesday meet with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. In a statement on Tuesday, the scheduled meeting comes after an unsuccessful session with the President that also fell on the Democracy Day celebrations. “It …

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