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Liberian President George Weah, Eto’o, Drogba Others Storm Lagos for Ambode

African football legends both in Nigeria and abroad will on Saturday, May 18, storm the Agege Stadium in Lagos to feature in the testimonial match organised to honour the outgoing Governor of the Lagos State, His Excellency, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode. Among the stars that have confirmed their participation for the …

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UEFA Probe: Man City Responds

Manchester City Football Club is disappointed, but regrettably not surprised, by the sudden announcement of the referral to be made by the CFCB IC Chief Investigator Yves Leterme. The leaks to media over the last week are indicative of the process that has been overseen by Mr. Leterme. Manchester City …

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Super Eagles Boss Rohr Recalls Mikel Obi In 25-Man Provisional Squad for AFCON 2019

Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr has recalled captain Mikel Obi and Kelechi Iheanacho in his 25-man provisional squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Mikel has been away from the Super Eagles since the last game against Argentina at 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Mikel’s return to …

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What Man City Champions League Ban Means for Man Utd, Arsenal

UK Mirror/ Manchester City could reportedly face a Champions League ban if they are found guilty of financial irregularities. The Premier League champions have been under investigation by a regulatory committee over a series of leaks into their financial conduct. Officials from UEFA’s financial control board are set to submit …

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Liverpool Bash Barcelona 4-0 To Reach Champions League Final

Liverpool produced one of the most stunning comebacks in Champions League history as Divock Origi and Georginio Wijnaldum scored twice to beat Barcelona 4-0 and progress to the final for the second consecutive year 4-3 on aggregate on Tuesday. The Reds not only had a mountain to climb on the …

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I was Asked to Pay Bribe Before Playing for Nigeria – Bayern Munich Star, David Alaba

Bayern Munich star David Alaba has sensationally revealed that he was asked to pay a bribe by the Golden Eaglets coaches before making the roster for the 2007 FIFA U17 World Cup. Born in Vienna to a Filipino mother and Nigerian father, Alaba had been eligible to represent the Super …

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Tottenham Edge Man City In Thrilling Clash To Reach Champions League Semis

Manchester City’s bid for an unprecedented quadruple of trophies ended in dramatic fashion as Tottenham progressed to the Champions League semi-finals on away goals as a pulsating 4-3 win for City on Wednesday was not enough to overturn their 1-0 first leg deficit. After four goals were shared in the …

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Liverpool Thump Porto To Reach Memorable Champions League Semi-Finals

Liverpool crushed FC Porto 4-1 in Portugal on Wednesday to win their Champions League quarter-final tie 6-1 on aggregate and march on to a last-four showdown against Barcelona. Sadio Mane gave the Reds a first-half lead in the second leg at the Estadio do Dragao, effectively killing off a Porto …

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AFCON 2019: Nigeria In Comfortable Group With Guinea, Madagascar And Burundi

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been drawn in a “comfortable group” for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Egypt. The Super  Eagles of Nigeria will face  Guinea, Madagascar and Burundi in Group B The host nation, Egypt is drawn against DR Congo, Uganda and Zimbabwe in group A. While …

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Nigerian-born Boxer Lasisi Wins World Boxing Title for Dubai

A Nigerian-born boxer, Aliu Bamidele Lasisi, who has adopted United Arab Emirates and Dubai as his adopted home, has put the Arab nation on the boxing map. Lasisi on Friday night won the vacant WBC International super-flyweight crown, in a ‘The Fight DXB Uncovered,’which drew a packed crowd at the …

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