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Nigeria Beat Tunisia To Win AFCON Bronze Medal

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have won their eighth bronze medal of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Nigerian forward Odion Ighalo handed Gernot Rhor’s side victory with his second-minute goal in the third-place match against Tunisia at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo on Wednesday night. The Nigerian forward …

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AFCON: Zimbabwe, D R Congo in Match Fixing Mess

Reports have surfaced that there was an emergency meeting by CAF executive soon after DR Congo walloped Zimbabwe 4-0 in their last group A game to book qualification to the second round, a Madagascar publication said. The report said the meeting was called to probe match fixing allegation involving the …

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Super Eagles In Crisis As Ighalo, Balogun Fight Rohr

Odion Ighalo and Leon Balogun have set the camp of the Super Eagles on fire ahead of the team’s second round match against the Indomitable Lion of Cameroon scheduled for Saturday.I ghalo and Balogun are enraged at Manager Gernot Rohr for blaming them for the team’s loss to minnow Madagascar …

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Frank Lampard Is New Chelsea Manager

Frank Lampard was appointed Chelsea head coach on Thursday, confirming a dramatic return for one of the club’s greatest ever players. Lampard has signed a three-year contract with Chelsea, where he spent 13 years and became the team’s all-time leading scorer with 211 goals. The former England midfielder succeeds Maurizio Sarri after just …

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Women Cup: England Beat Norway 3-0, Advance To Semi-Final

England secured their place in the semi-finals of the women’s World Cup after outclassing Norway 3-0 in their last-eight tie in Le Havre on Thursday. Jill Scott, Ellen White and Lucy Bronze scored England’s goals before Nikita Parris had a late penalty saved. Phil Neville’s team will face either France …

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Russia Accused of Athletics Doping Cover-up: Report

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) is investigating claims Russian officials tried to cover up a doping case involving high jumper Danil Lysenko, following a report in Britain’s Sunday Times. Lysenko was provisionally suspended last August on the eve of the European Championships in Berlin, after failing to make himself available …

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Anthony Joshua to Get his Titles Back After New York Fiasco

Nigerian-born pugilist Anthony Joshua has assured boxing fans that he would bounce back quickly after his United States debut ended in fiasco. On Saturday night, Joshua was knocked down four times and stopped by huge underdog Andy Ruiz at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The victory gave Ruiz the International …

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Salah and Reds Heroes Complete UCL Redemption as Liverpool Claim Glory

One year on from his traumatic experience against Real Madrid, the Egyptian opened the scoring in a 2-0 victory over Spurs in Madrid The mentality giants are the Kings of Europe. On the biggest stage of all, Liverpool delivered. Their superb season got its special conclusion. After 14 years, the …

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U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles Qualify For Round Of 16 After Ukraine Draw

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles have qualified for the round of 16 in the ongoing FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland, following a 1-1 draw with Ukraine. With the result, Nigeria finished third in Group D with four points from three games. The Paul Aigbogun boys advanced to the round of 16 …

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U-20 World Cup: U.S. Show Class, Maul Flying Eagles 2-0

The forward’s two goals led the way, but Tab Ramos’ side put together a complete team performance to bounce back from its World Cup-opening loss It took a loss to wake up, but the U.S. Under-20 national team rebounded from its World Cup-opening loss to Ukraine with the exact type …

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