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…

Full List: Barcelona, Other Teams Who Qualified For Europa Knockout Stage

List of teams to have qualified for the Europa League knockout stages after Thursday’s final group games: Group winners: Lyon (FRA) Monaco (FRA) Spartak Moscow (RUS) Eintracht Frankfurt (GER) Galatasaray…

UK Joins US, Australia’s Diplomatic Boycott Of Beijing Olympics

Britain on Wednesday joined Australia and the United States in a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics in February, prompted by what the Western allies argue are widespread rights abuses…

Villarreal vs Man United: Ronaldo, Sancho Fire Man Utd Into Champions League Last 16

Cristiano Ronaldo’s excellent goal ensured life after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for Manchester United began with a 2-0 victory over Villarreal on Tuesday, as the managerless Premier League giants sealed their…

EPL: Tottenham Fight Back To Beat Leeds 2-1

Tottenham needed a second-half fightback to launch Antonio Conte’s reign in charge with a 2-1 win over Leeds, while Manchester City swept aside Everton 3-0 on Sunday to go second…

Serie A: Osimhen Injured As Inter Milan Beat Napoli 3-2

Inter Milan strengthened their Serie A title defence on Sunday with an enthralling 3-2 win over Napoli which moved them to within four points of the league leaders. Simone Inzaghi’s…

Paul Kehinde: Things You Need To Know About Para-Powerlifter Champion

Nigerian Para-powerlifter champion and record-breaker, Paul Kehinde, died at 33 on Thursday and would be buried today at Epe, Lagos State. The late para-athlete was born on July 7, 1988,…

Fans Want Eagles Coach Rohr Sacked Despite Playoffs.

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, must be sacked by the Nigeria Football Federation following the team’s lacklustre home draw against Cape Verde at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos on…

Champions League: Ziyech Strike Sees Chelsea Beat Malmo

Chelsea moved to the brink of sealing their place in the Champions League last 16, but the defending champions were made to work hard for a 1-0 win over Malmo…

UCL: Ronaldo Rescues Man United Again, Scores Twice Against Atalanta

Cristiano Ronaldo rode to Manchester United’s rescue late on for the third time in four Champions League matches to salvage a 2-2 draw at Atalanta on Tuesday. The competition’s all-time…

Aston Villa vs West Ham: Hammers Crush 10-Man Villa To Strengthen Top-Four Position

West Ham underlined their Premier League top-four credentials with a 4-1 win against 10-man Aston Villa on Sunday. Ben Johnson scored early for the visitors only to see Ollie Watkins…

Serie A: Correa Hits Double As Inter Milan Down Udinese 2-0

Joaquin Correa’s slick second-half double earned Inter Milan a 2-0 win over Udinese in Serie A on Sunday to consolidate the defending champions’ hold on third place. The Argentina international…

Atlético Madrid vs Real Betis: Carrasco Inspires Atletico To Victory

Yannick Carrasco’s blistering strike set Atletico Madrid on the way to a 3-0 victory over Real Betis in La Liga on Sunday, keeping the reigning champions within two points of…

I Haven’t Decided On Super Eagles Return -Ighalo

Striker Odion Ighalo is undecided on his return to the Super Eagles. The President of the Nigerian Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, had hinted that Ighalo may return two years after…

German Cup: Dortmund Beat Ingolstadt 2-0 To Advance

Thorgan Hazard netted twice as holders Borussia Dortmund advanced in the German Cup Tuesday with a 2-0 home win over Ingolstadt without striker Erling Braut Haaland, who is sidelined by…

Arsenal vs Leeds United: Chambers Helps Gunners Reach Carabao Cup Quarter-Finals

Calum Chambers scored with his first touch after coming on as a substitute to help Arsenal secure a 2-0 victory over Leeds in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.…

Football: Don’t Bring Back Ighalo, Fans Tell Pinnick

NIGERIAN fans have questioned the desire of the President of the Nigeria Football Federation to bring back striker Odion Ighalo to the Super Eagles. Ighalo quit the Eagles two years…

Former Delta Speaker, Lawmakers, Others Defect To PDP

Former Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Monday Igbuya, alongside other past lawmakers, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party. This was announced on Saturday by the State…

Bayern Munich vs Hoffenheim: Lewandowski, Gnabry Score To Keep Bayern Top Of Bundesliga

Robert Lewandowski stated his case for the Ballon d’Or by scoring his 10th Bundesliga goal in nine games this season for leaders Bayern Munich in a 4-0 romp at home…

Tributes As Pele Celebrates 81st Birthday

Pele celebrated his 81st birthday on Saturday, apparently in good shape, despite his fragile health after a month in hospital following the discovery of a tumor in September. “My birthday…

Cardiff Fires Coach McCarthy After Eighth Straight Defeat

Cardiff have sacked manager Mick McCarthy following their 2-0 home defeat to Middlesbrough on Saturday – their eighth loss in as many games. The latest setback means the Bluebirds have…

Genk Demand Spurs Pay £20m For Onuachu

ENGLISH Premier League side, Tottenham Hotspur, have been told to pay £20m by Genk for the service of Nigeria international Paul Onuachu. The North London club managed to keep their…

I Was Sexually Abused As A Teenager, Says Ex-Man United Defender Evra

Former Manchester United and France defender Patrice Evra has said he was sexually abused as a teenager. In an interview to publicise his new autobiography, Evra told The Times on…

Sevilla Go Third On La Liga Table With Win Over Celta

Sevilla edged up to third in La Liga on Sunday after a second-half goal from Rafa Mir was enough to give them a battling 1-0 win away at struggling Celta…

Chelsea: Tuchel Backs ‘Unselfish’ Lukaku To End Goal Drought

Thomas Tuchel insists Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku will end his worrying goal drought because he is so unselfish. Tuchel’s side moved to the top of the Premier league with a…

Inter Milan Join Race To Sign Nigerian Striker Paul Onuachu

Italian giants FC Internazionale Milano have joined the race to sign Nigerian striker Paul Onuachu in the coming transfer window. Onuachu had signed a contract extension with his Belgian club,…