Categories Archives: Sports

NPFL New Season Kicks Off.

The new season of the Nigeria Professional League kicked of this weekend across different centres in the country and it served up exciting football for fans and followers of the local game. They were some major talking points of matchday 1 in the new seas ...

Costa Dropped After Row With Coach.

The premier leagues most potent attacking weapon, Diego Costa of Chelseas has been dropped from the squad for their visit to champions Leicester. Costa who joined the blues from Atletico Madrid for £32m in 2014 has at different times stated his desire to ...

Barcelona Sack Director for Comments At Messi.

Player power is one that cannot be overstated and it has come to play in one of the biggest clubs in world football as Barcelona have just sacked a club director for his comments directed seemingly against Messi. The director, Pere Gratacos, suggested tha ...

Payet Has Refused To Play For West Ham – Bilic.

Coach of West Ham, Slaven Bilic, has disclosed that star player Dimitri Payet has blatantly refused to play for the club even as he tries to force a move out of the London Stadium. He revealed this as the rumors concerning the French midfielder have conti ...

FIFA Approves Plan To Increase World Cup To 48 Teams.

The world football governing body FIFA has just approved plans to increase the number of teams participating in the World Cup from 32 to 48. This plan is a brainchild of current FIFA president, Gianni Infantino even as he has always stated that he would w ...

Cristiano Ronaldo Named World’s Best Player.

Cristiano Ronaldo has been named the world’s best player at the first ever Best FIFA Football Awards which held in Zurich, Switzerland. He beat of competition from Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann to be na ...

Madrid Equal Barcelona’s 39 Match Unbeaten Run.

Real Madrid have broken equaled Barcelona’s unbeaten record as they went 39 games without a loss in the Spanish La Liga and all other competitions. The feat was complete after they dispatched lowly Granada 5-0 today in La Liga matching the record set by ...

FA Cup Third Round Resumes This Weekend in England.

The third round of the English FA Cup takes centre stage this weekend with the encounter between Tottenham and Aston Villa headlining the fixtures of the oldest football competition in England. The match will be played at the white hart lane as Spurs welc ...

Riyad Mahrez Wins African Footballer of The Year 2016.

Leicester City and Algerian forward, Riyad Mahrez has just been crowned the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF), player of the year. The 25 year old player has picked up the award to crown a superb year for him which has seen him pick the Prem ...

Mikel Obi Signs for Chinese Side Tianjin TEDA.

John Mikel Obi has put pen to paper for Chinese Super League side, Tianjin TEDA making him the latest ex-Premier League star to move to Asia in a bid to step the marketability of the league. The news was confirmed on social media yesterday Thursday 5 Janu ...

Iheanacho, Iwobi, Oshola, Falcons Win CAF Award.

The trio of Nigeria internationals, Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi and Asisat Oshola won the Confederation of Africa Football awards Thursday night in Abuja. While Oshola emerged the Africa Footballer of The Year, women category, the Manchester City forwar ...

Spurs Defeat Chelsea To End Their Record Unbeaten Run.

Chelsea’s attempt to make Premier League history with a 14th successive victory at white hart lane ended in failure as Tottenham Hotspurs defeated Chelsea by 2 goals to nil. Consequently, Spurs moved up to third place on the table as they helped cut ...

Everton sign Nigerian Winger Adewale Lookman.

Another Nigerian has joined the growing contingent of Nigerians who ply their trade in the English top flight as Everton have just splashed £10 million to sign Nigerian winger, Adewale Lookman from lower tier club, Charlton Athletic. The move has just be ...