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Ronaldo Scores Twice As Juventus Beat Messi’s Barcelona

Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice from the penalty spot to win his battle with rival Lionel Messi and guide Juventus to a 3-0 win over Barcelona on Tuesday, earning the Italians top spot in Champions League Group G. The former Real Madrid striker and his Argentina counterpart traded Ballon d’Or wins …

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Man Utd Crash Out Of Champions League After Falling To Leipzig

Manchester United crashed out of the Champions League on Tuesday with a 3-2 at RB Leipzig who resisted a late fightback to reach the last 16. Leipzig were 3-0 up mid-way through the second half thanks to goals by Manchester City loanee Angelino, Amadou Haidara and Justin Kluivert at the …

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Chelsea Edge Leeds At Stamford Bridge To Move Top Of Premier League

Chelsea moved top of the Premier League after coming from behind to beat Leeds 3-1 on the night 2,000 fans returned to Stamford Bridge. The Blues had to bounce back after Patrick Bamford’s early opener against his former club. But the home fans in attendance after the coronavirus-enforced absence got …

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Former Senegalese Footballer Diop Dies At 42

Former Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop is dead. Diop died at the age of 42  after a long illness , local media and the West African states’s football federation said on Sunday. Diop was also part of the team that lost to Cameroon on penalties in the 2002 Africa Cup …

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Football Legend Diego Maradona Dies At 60

Argentine football legend, Diego Maradona, is dead. Maradona was reported to have undergone surgery earlier in the month for blood clots on brain. He died  at the age of 60. More to follow…

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Tottenham Show Title Credentials Against Toothless Man City

Pep Guardiola admitted Manchester City played perfectly into Tottenham’s hands as Spurs shot to the top of the table with a 2-0 win thanks to goals on the counter-attack from Son Heung-min and Giovani Lo Celso. Spurs have not won an English top-flight title in 60 years, but showed their …

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Ronaldo Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus, the Portuguese football federation announced on Tuesday. Ronaldo “is asymptomatic” and “will not play against Sweden” in Wednesday’s Nations League match, the federation said on its website. The 35-year-old Juventus forward, who has been voted the world’s top player five times, played in …

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Man City’s Mahrez, Laporte Test Positive For COVID-19

Manchester City players Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte have tested positive for coronavirus just five days before the start of the new Premier League season, the club announced on Monday. City said in a statement that French defender Laporte and Algerian international forward Mahrez were self-isolating in accordance with Premier …

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Three PSG Players Test Positive For COVID-19

Three Paris Saint-Germain players have tested positive for coronavirus, the French club announced on Wednesday, in a setback to their preparations for the scheduled start of their Ligue 1 campaign next week. French sports daily L’Equipe reported the players in question were Neymar, Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes, but …

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Buhari Appoints Amokachi As Special Assistant On Sports

President Muhammed Buhari has appointed former super eagles striker,  Daniel Amoachi as the special assistant on sports. Amokachi’s appointment was confirmed on Thursday  in a letter signed by the secretary to the federal government, Boss Mustapha. According to the statement, the ministry of youth and sports development said the former …

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