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Pogba Always Welcome At Barca, Says Suarez

Luis Suarez believes Paul Pogba should be challenging for more trophies than he is at Manchester United and would always be welcome at Barcelona. Pogba has endured a turbulent two years since returning to Old Trafford for a then world-record fee of 105 million euros ($121.7) and his relationship with …

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NFF Bans Salisu Yusuf, Fines Him For Misconduct

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Committee on Ethics and Fair Play has banned Chief Coach of the Super Eagles, Salisu Yusuf, for one year. A statement from the football governing body on Wednesday also revealed that Yusuf was handed a fine of $5,000. The sanctions were imposed on the 56-year-old …

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Ronaldo ‘Furious’ At Losing UEFA Player Of Year To Modric

Cristiano Ronaldo was hopping mad at losing out to Croatia star Luka Modric for the UEFA Player of the Year, Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri revealed on Friday. Real Madrid and Croatia midfield star Modric beat his former teammate Ronaldo and Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah to the prize which was awarded on …

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BREAKING: FG Recognises Pinnick As NFF President To Avoid FIFA Ban

The Federal Government has announced its recognition of the Amaju Pinnick-led executive as the authentic leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation. In a tweet on Monday, minutes before the 12 pm deadline given by FIFA for the resolution of the leadership tussle in the Nigerian football governing body, Mr Laolu …

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Chelsea Beat Arsenal In Five-Goal Thriller

Chelsea recovered from the shock of blowing a two-goal lead against Arsenal as Marcos Alonso’s late strike sealed a 3-2 win, while Harry Kane ended his August hoodoo in Tottenham’s 3-1 victory over Fulham on Saturday. Maurizio Sarri’s side raced into a 2-0 lead in the London derby before Arsenal …

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Mbappe Plays Starring Role On Return To PSG Side

Kylian Mbappe marked his first appearance for Paris Saint-Germain since winning the World Cup by coming off the bench to score a late brace that gave the French champions a 3-1 victory at Guingamp on Saturday. Nolan Roux had given the home side the lead in the Brittany sunshine, and …

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Ronaldo Makes Winning Debut As Juventus Beat Chievo

Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo missed chances to score on his Serie A debut as defending champions Juventus snatched a late 3-2 win against Chievo in a thrilling opening match of the 2018-2019 league season on Saturday. Ronaldo, 33, joined from Real Madrid last month in a deal worth 100 million …

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Nigeria Crash Out of U20 Women’s World Cup

Nigeria’s Under-20 Women’s team crashed out of the ongoing Women’s World Cup in France after losing to Spain. Spain booked their spot in the semi-finals after first-half goals from Aitana Bonmati and Patri Guijarro. The first goal of the match was recorded within 13 minutes. Bonmati almost had a second …

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Nigeria Drops To 41st Position In latest FIFA Ranking

Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Thursday dropped by one spot to 41st position in the new ranking formula adopted by World football governing body, FIFA. In the ranking table published on FIFA website, Nigeria garnered 613 points in August, placing it sixth on the continental stage behind Senegal, Congo DR, Ghana, …

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Victor Moses Quits International Football

Super Eagles and Chelsea forward, Victor Moses, has retired from international football. The 27-year-old announced this on Wednesday via his twitter handle. “I would like to announce that after much thought, I have made the decision to retire from playing international football,” he said. “I have experienced some of the …

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