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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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Arsenal Replace Wenger With Unai Emery As New Manager

Arsenal has appointed Unai Emery as new Arsenal manager. Arsenal have appointed former Paris St Germain coach Unai Emery as the new manager of the club, with the Spaniard succeeding the long-serving Arsene Wenger, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday. Emery, who joined PSG in June 2016, left the …

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Atletico Madrid Beat Super Eagles 3-2 In Friendly

Spanish LaLiga giants, Atletico Madrid have beaten the Super Eagles of Nigeria 3-2 in a friendly played at the ‘Nest of Champions’ in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Former Golden Eaglets star, Kelechi Nwakali put Nigeria ahead but Andrea Correa levelled the score for Atletico Madrid. However, the La Liga outfit …

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Argentina goalkeeper Romero Out of World Cup Due To Knee Injury

Argentina on Tuesday suffered a blow as goalkeeper Sergio Romero was ruled out of the World Cup due to a knee injury. The South American country is in the same World Cup group with Nigeria. According to the Argentina Football Association (AFA), Romero injured his right knee during training in …

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Lifestyle Russia 2018: NFF has paid $2.8m to Super Eagles – Pinnick

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has commenced the payment of 30 per cent allowance to its players and coaches participating in the 2018 World Cup in Russia, an official said. The NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, made the disclosure in Port Harcourt on Tuesday at a seminar jointly organised by The …

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Kwese Sports, BON Reach Agreement To Broadcast World Cup Live

Millions of football fans in Nigeria are now guaranteed free and breathtaking action of the 2018 FIFA World Cup on terrestrial television. This is thanks to an agreement the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) reached with the rights holders Kwese Sports. Based on the agreement, matches involving African teams as …

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Everton Sack Sam Allardyce as manager

Everton Football Club can confirm that Sam Allardyce has left his role as manager, the club said in a statement on its website “www.evertonfc.com” on Wednesday. Denise Barrett-Baxendale, deputy chief officer of the club said: “On behalf of the Chairman, Board of Directors and Moshiri , I would like to …

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Gernot Releases Provisional World Cup squad

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles coach, has named a 30-man provisional squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) released the provisional list on Monday. Apart from the usual suspects, Junior Lokosa, Kano Pillars and Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) highest goal scorer, was included …

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Inter Milan Crash To Seal Roma’s Champions League Berth

Inter Milan crashed to a 2-1 defeat to Sassuolo at the San Siro on Saturday which ensured that Roma get to play Champions League football next season. Matteo Politano and Domenico Berardi scored in either half with Sassuolo goalkeeper Andrea Consigli proving heroic for the visitors to severely undermine Inter’s …

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Zidane Confident Ronaldo Will Be Fit For Champions League Final

Zinedine Zidane believes Cristiano Ronaldo will be fit to play for Real Madrid in the Champions League final. Zidane also said on Tuesday that Mohamed Salah deserves great credit for Liverpool’s surprise run in Europe but insisted the match in Kiev will not be a contest of the Egyptian against …

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