Ukraine Beat Scotland 3-1 To Keep World Cup Dream Alive

Ukraine are one game away from qualifying for the World Cup after beating Scotland 3-1 in a play-off semi-final in Glasgow on Wednesday in their first competitive match since the…

I Have Been A LiverPool Fan From Childhood, Nnamdi Kanu Tells Court

I’ve Been A Liverpool Fan From Childhood, Nnamdi Kanu Tells Court Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, on Wednesday, told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that…

Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur Delivers Thrilling Comeback To Make Rome Semis

Ons Jabeur is in the semis of the women’s draw after bouncing back from being a game away from defeat to beat Maria Sakkari 1-6, 7-5, 6-1. Tunisian Jabeur made…

W’Cup Qualifier: FIFA okays Brazil vs Argentina Replay

FIFA on Monday confirmed the abandoned 2022 World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina will be replayed, after rejecting appeals from both national federations. Brazilian health officials stormed the pitch…

Oshola’s Demand For Equal Traveling Arrangements With Super Eagle Cost’s Her Captaincy

How Asisat Oshola’s Demand For Equal Traveling Arrangements With Super Eagles Cost Her Falcons Captaincy Facts have continued to emerge on the stripping of reigning Africa Women’s Footballer of Year,…

There’s Only One Vincent Enyeama, To Replace Him Will Be Difficult -Ex Super Eagles Goal Keeper

There’s only one Enyeama’ – Ex-Lille star speaks on Super Eagles GK problem after Uzoho’s mistake. 2013 Africa Cup of Nations-winning goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has commented on the Super Eagles…

NFF Sacks Super Eagles’ Technical Crew

Following the failure of the Super Eagles of Nigeria to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the erstwhile Technical Adviser, Augustine Eguavoen has stepped down from that position with…

BREAKING: Finally, FG Gifts Winners Of 1994 African Cup Of Nations Houses

The federal government has fulfilled its promise of allocating houses in the preferred state of choice to winners of the 1994 African Cup of Nations, saying it is better late…

Football: Neymar Returns For Brazil World Cup Qualifiers

Neymar will rejoin Brazil for its final two World Cup qualifiers, after missing the national team’s first two matches of the year due to injury, coach Tite said Friday, announcing…

Russia Invation: England Won’t Play World Cup And Other Matches Against Russia

England will not play Russia in World Cup and other football matches at any level “for the foreseeable future”, the FA has confirmed. The decision has been made “out of…

BREAKING: Abramovich Hands Chelsea’s Control To Charity Trust

Chelsea’s Russian owner Roman Abramovich is handing over the “stewardship and care” of the Premier League club to the trustees of its charitable foundation, a statement from the European champions…

Sane Seals Bayern Win As Bundesliga Shows Solidarity With Ukraine

Leroy Sane grabbed a late winner as Bayern Munich won 1-0 at Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday to open a nine-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga, while Germany’s top-flight…

Poland Refuses To Play 2022 World Cup Play-Off Against Russia

Poland will not play their 2022 World Cup play-off with Russia in Moscow on March 24 due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine the president of the Polish football federation…

Ukraine: Napoli And Barcelona Display Anti-War Banner Before Europa Clash

Napoli and Barcelona joined the chorus of protest against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on Thursday by holding up a banner with the message “stop war” before their Europa League clash.…

FIFA Suspends Kenya, Zimbabwe Over Govt Interference

The Fédération of International Football Association has suspended Kenyan and Zimbabwean football federations due to government interference. This was contained in a statement by FIFA on Thursday. “Without prejudice to…

Atlético Madrid vs Man United: Suarez, Griezmann Benched, Ronaldo Leads United’s Attack

Starting line-ups in the Champions League last 16, first leg between Atletico Madrid and Manchester United at the Wanda Metropolitano on Wednesday (kick-off 2000 GMT): Atletico Madrid (3-5-2) Jan Oblak;…

Super Falcons Beat Ivory Coast 1-0, Qualify For Women’s AFCON

Nigeria reached the finals of this year’s Women Africa Cup of Nations Championship after the Super Falcons held out bravely to defeat hosts Lady Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire 1-0 in…

Morocco 2022: CAF Names Nigerien Referees For Ivory Coast, Nigeria Final Battle

The Confederation of African Football has selected Nigerien official Zouwaira Souley as the referee for Wednesday’s 2022 Women Africa Cup of Nations final qualifying match between Cote d’Ivoire and Nigeria…

How Ahmed Musa Contacted Me, Donated N2m -Obiekwu

Kingsley Obiekwu, ex Nigerian International has sent words of appreciation to the Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, and the generality of Nigerians for their genuine concern towards him following reports…

Bayern Munich Snatch Draw At Salzburg In Champions League Last 16

French winger Kingsley Coman spared his side’s blushes with a late equaliser as Bayern Munich laboured to a 1-1 draw away to Red Bull Salzburg in the Champions League last-16…

Inter vs Liverpool: Salah, Firmino Late Goals Secure Victory For Reds

Liverpool put one foot in the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday with a 2-0 win at Inter Milan. Goals from Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah in the last quarter of…

Barcelona vs Napoli Headlines Europa League Play-Offs

Barcelona’s new reality will hit home on Thursday when they play in Europe’s second-tier club competition for the first time in 18 years as Napoli visit the Camp Nou in…

Olympic Mascot Cakes Land Chinese Bakers In Trouble

Chinese bakers looking to cash in on the popularity of the Beijing Winter Olympics mascot have ended up on thin ice after market authorities cracked down on sweet treats shaped…

End Your Goal Drought, Rangnick Tells Ronaldo After Southampton Defeat

Ralf Rangnick admits Manchester United need to show a sharper cutting edge as the interim boss urged Cristiano Ronaldo to end his barren run in front of goal. United paid…

Buhari ‘Reluctantly’ Congratulates Senegal On AFCON Victory

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has congratulated the Republic of Senegal on its victory at the just-concluded African Cup of Nations in Cameroon. Buhari spoke on Thursday when…

BREAKING: Nigeria Beat Sudan 3-1, Break Record, Reach AFCON Last 16

Nigeria defeated Sudan 3-1 in their AFCON 2021 encounter at the Stade Roumdé Adjia in Garoua, Cameroon, on Saturday. The victory assures the Super Eagles of a place in the…

BREAKING: Aboubakar scores twice as Cameroon thrash Ethiopia 4-1

The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon grabbed three points to qualify for the next round of AFCON 2021 when they defeated Ethiopia on Thursday. Vincent Aboubakar scored twice in the game.…

AFCON: Burkina Faso Coach, Four Players Test Positive For COVID-19

Burkina Faso captain Bertrand Traore has deplored as “a scandal” coronavirus testing procedures at the Africa Cup of Nations after up to five players and coach Kamou Malo tested positive…

Naomi Osaka Pulls Out Of Australian Open Warm-Up

Naomi Osaka pulled out of a warm-up tournament for the Australian Open Saturday, saying her “body got a shock” after playing her first matches for four months, opening the Melbourne…

Serie A: Ibrahimovic Misses Penalty As AC Milan Beat Roma 3-1

AC Milan kept up the pressure on local rivals Inter Milan in the Serie A title race with a 3-1 win over Roma on Thursday, while a coronavirus cloud hangs…

Sevilla Advance In Copa Del Rey, Villarreal Crash Out

Jules Kounde scored a superb goal as Sevilla moved into the last 16 of the Copa del Rey on Thursday after beating Real Zaragoza 2-0. Kounde sent a dipping shot…

Eagles Owed Two-Match Allowances –Musa

The Super Eagles players are still being owed two-match allowances by the Nigeria Football Federation ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, PUNCH Sports Extra reports. The…

Juventus Face Napoli As Serie A Restarts

Juventus begin a crucial month for the season with the visit of old rivals Napoli as Serie A returns to action on Thursday, with a Covid-19 resurgence looming large over…

Akpeyi Welcomes Fight For Eagles No.1 Spot

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, has admitted there’s stiff competition for the No.1 spot at the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. Interim Eagles coach, Austin Eguavoen, included four…

AFCON: Security Fears Loom Over Africa’s Football Fiesta In Cameroon

After overcoming fears of postponement because of the Covid pandemic, the Africa Cup of Nations now faces its next big worry: security. Host nation Cameroon will ceremonially launch the month-long…

AFCON: 23 Players Arrive Super Eagles Camp, Ighalo, Four Others Expected

The England-based trio of Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi, and Wilfred Ndidi were amongst nine players who arrived at the Super Eagles Bolton White Hotel camp on Tuesday in Abuja ahead…

Man United Vs Wolves: Rangnick Suffers First Defeat As United Coach

Wolves ended Ralf Rangnick’s unbeaten start as Manchester United interim manager on Monday as Joao Moutinho’s strike earned a deserved 1-0 win at Old Trafford. A first home defeat to…

EPL: West Ham Survive Late Crystal Palace Surge To Boost Top-Four Bid

Manchester City took another giant stride towards retaining the Premier League title with a controversial 2-1 win at 10-man Arsenal, as West Ham and Tottenham took advantage to close the…

Barcelona’s Jordi Alba Tests Positive For COVID-19

Barcelona’s Spanish international left-back Jordi Alba has tested positive for Covid-19, the club confirmed on Tuesday. “Jordi Alba has tested positive for COVID-19, ruling him out of Tuesday afternoon’s training…

AFCON: Union Berlin Confirm Taiwo Awoniyi’s Super Eagles Call-Up

German Bundesliga club, Union Berlin, has confirmed the Super Eagles call-up of Taiwo Awoniyi, for next month’s AFCON in Cameroon. Awoniyi was included in the final squad that was released…

Torres Joins Barcelona From Man City

Spanish international Ferran Torres signed for cash-strapped Barcelona on Tuesday from Manchester City, the Catalan side announced. Despite their financial struggles, Barcelona have reportedly agreed a deal worth an initial…

Ighalo Among Newcastle Targets

Odion Ighalo is one of a number of strikers Newcastle United are looking at ahead of the January transfer window. Ighalo, who has had previous spells in the Premier League…

Chukwueze Scores Again As Villarreal Beat Real Sociedad 3-1

Villarreal secured an impressive 3-1 win away at Real Sociedad on Saturday. Alexander Isak fired the hosts into the lead in the 32nd minute, only for Gerard Moreno to bring…

Christian Eriksen Visits Inter Milan To Bid Teammates Farewell

Christian Eriksen is back in Milan to say goodbye to Inter Milan. This is as his time at Inter Milan is set to come to an end with the player…

Osimhen Reacts To Rohr’s Sacking As Super Eagles Coach

Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen, wished Gernot Rohr the best after he was sacked as Super Eagles head coach. Rohr was dismissed on Sunday due to poor performances with the biennial…

Conference League: Odey To Face Ndidi, Iheanacho In Play-Offs

Stephen Odey is set to face compatriots Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi and Ademola Lookman in the Europa Conference League play-offs next year. Leicester City, who crashed out of the Europa…

EPL: Dennis Tops Ronaldo, Lukaku, Sancho As Best Buy

Nigerian forward Emmanuel Dennis has so far been the best acquisition in the Premier League for the 2021/22 season, according to statistics The Punch Sports Extra. The Nigerian joined Watford…

Sterling Bags 100th EPL Goal As Man City Beat 10-Man Wolves 1-0

Raheem Sterling scored his 100th Premier League goal as the Manchester City forward’s penalty fired the leaders to a 1-0 win against 10-man Wolves on Saturday. Sterling netted from the…