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FIFA to investigate Pogba´s move to Manchester United

FIFA to investigate Pogba´s move to Manchester United

Paul Pogba’s world-record transfer to Manchester United will be investigated by FIFA. Alleged details of Pogba’s £89million switch to Old Trafford from Juventus were leaked earlier this week. Documents purportedly relating to the France international’s move showed that his agent Mino Raiola stood to benefit to the tune of £41m off the deal. A FIFA spokesperson told Omnisport: “We can ...

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NFF President Amaju Pinnick appointed President of AFCON and Media Committees of CAF

NFF President Amaju Pinnick appointed President of AFCON and Media Committees of CAF

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Pinnick, has been appointed president of African Cup of Nations, AFCON and he’s also been appointed to head the media committees of Confederations of African Football (CAF). The announcement was made today in Bahrain.

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Cristiano Ronaldo becomes First Athlete to hit 100 Million Instagram Followers

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes First Athlete to hit 100 Million Instagram Followers

Cristiano Ronaldo has set a landmark online by becoming the first sports star to reach 100 million followers on Instagram. The Portugal captain was Real Madrid‘s hero on Tuesday night as his hat-trick saw off rivals Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-final. He is only trailing pop stars Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift and Beyonce who are all females. At the ...

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Anthony Joshua beats Klitschko at Wembley

Anthony Joshua beats Klitschko at Wembley

Anthony Joshua beats Wladimir Klitschko in their world heavyweight title showdown at Wembley Stadium. England’s national stadium was packed to 90,000 capacity as 2012 Olympic champion Joshua extended his perfect professional record to 19-0, but few anticipated the turbulent struggles he would have to endure to see off his esteemed 41-year-old foe. After four cagey, exploratory rounds, the fight exploded ...

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Nigeria Football Federation signs 5 Year Partnership Deal with Aiteo Group worth N2.5billion

Nigeria Football Federation signs 5 Year Partnership Deal with Aiteo Group worth N2.5billion

Nigeria Football Federation has signed a five-year partnership deal with energy solutions company, Aiteo Group, according to the NFF’s website. The website said the agreement, finalised at Eko Hotel and Suites on Wednesday, was valued at N2.5 billion. NFF said that the partnership was the first of its kind in country sports sponsorship for the energy giant and would take effect from ...

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Court orders Brazilian footballer, Bruno Fernandes back to jail over the murder of his ex-girlfriend and feeding her to dogs.

Court orders Brazilian footballer, Bruno Fernandes back to jail over the murder of his ex-girlfriend and feeding her to dogs.

Brazil’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered that Bruno Fernandes return to jail to continue serving a 22-year sentence for killing his ex-girlfriend and feeding her to dogs. He was arrested and three years later found guilty of homicide, kidnapping and hiding the body of his ex-girlfriend Eliza Samudio. It could be recalled that, Bruno  is alleged to have turned model Eliza Samudio ‘into a human ...

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Kante named PFA Player of the Year, Alli retains Young Player of the Year award

Kante named PFA Player of the Year, Alli retains Young Player of the Year award

N’Golo Kante has been named the PFA Players’ Player of the Year after a formidable debut season at Chelsea, while Dele Alli of Tottenham has retained the Young Player of the Year award. France international Kante has enjoyed an incredible rise in English football after joining Leicester City from Caen in 2015. Having played a key role in Leicester’s remarkable Premier League title ...

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BREAKING NEWS: John Terry to leave Chelsea at end of season

Terry to leave Chelsea at end of season

Chelsea have announced that John Terry will leave the club at the end of the season. ‘Captain, leader, legend’ is how one banner at Stamford Bridge describes John Terry’s legacy at Chelsea. The 36-year-old centre-back has been a central figure during the club’s greatest period, winning 14 major trophies that include four Premier League titles and the 2011-12 Champions League. ...

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Footballer, Ahmed Musa divorces his wife Jamila, set to marry a second one

Footballer, Ahmed Musa divorces his wife Jamila, set to marry a second one

Former Super Eagles assistant captain and Leicester City football club player, Ahmed Musa, has divorced his wife and mother of his two children, Jamila. It could be recall that on April 6th, Ahmed got an invitation from the UK police, following suspicions he was physically abusing Jamila at their home. The couple had gotten into an argument after Ahmed shared ...

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Enyimba FC players and officials viciously attacked by fans of Katsina United

Enyimba FC players and officials viciously attacked by fans of Katsina United

Players and officials of two-time African champions Enyimba Football Club, were attacked by irate fans of Katsina United after a Nigerian Professional Football League game on Sunday, April 9th, despite the later winning by 2-1. Information on the incident is still sketchy, however the players including Ghana goalie, Fatau Dauda suffered cuts on their legs as the Katsina United fans ...

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BREAKING: Messi hit with four-match FIFA ban

Breaking: Messi hit with four-match FIFA ban

Argentina will be without captain Lionel Messi for Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier in Bolivia after he was hit with a four-match FIFA suspension for abusing a linesman. The punishment relates to Messi’s actions during the closing stages of Argentina’s win at home to Chile last week, when the Barcelona star scored the only goal from the penalty spot. The 29-year-old ...

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Champions League last eight: Leicester City to face Athletico Madrid

Champions League last eight: Leicester City to face Athletico Madrid

The English Champions have been drawn against Spanish side, Athletico Madrid in the Champions League quarter final. The first leg will be played in Spain on 11th or 12th of April, while the return leg on 18th or 19th of April. Champions League holder, Real Madrid will face Bayern Munich, while Barcelona will face Juventus, in a repeat of the ...

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Arsenal release statement regarding Arsene Wenger’s future

Arsenal release statement regarding Arsene Wenger's future

Pressure upon Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has escalated in the last one week after the club’s damaging 5-1 loss to Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League.Several fan sites and fan groups have called on Arsene Wenger to leave the club once his contract expires this season as he has been at the club for 20 years and there hasn’t ...

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The comeback to end all comebacks – Barca´s turnaround surpasses all in Champions League history

The comeback to end all comebacks - Barca´s turnaround surpasses all in Champions League history

Barcelona claimed a scarcely believable Champions League victory against Paris Saint-Germain that will go down in history as one of the all-time great comebacks, Sergi Roberto netting in the fifth minute of stoppage time to seal a sensational 6-5 aggregate triumph after they had trailed 4-0. It had looked as though Edinson Cavani’s away goal would prove pivotal after Barca had raced ...

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The second biggest aggregate defeat in Champions League history – Arsenal Bayern in stats

The second biggest aggregate defeat in Champions League history - Arsenal Bayern in stats

Bayern Munich matched their 5-1 thrashing of Arsenal last month to inflict a 10-2 aggregate pummelling upon embattled boss Arsene Wenger at Emirates Stadium. Wenger was the subject of fan protests asking him to step down both outside the ground and at the site of Arsenal’s former Highbury home before kick-off and the sight of Arjen Robben and Douglas Costa ...

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Luis Enrique to stand down as Barcelona boss

Luis Enrique to stand down as Barcelona boss

Luis Enrique has announced he will step down as Barcelona head coach at the end of this season. The 46-year-old’s contract expires in June and he will not renew, citing the need for rest. He was thought to have previously come close to stepping away from the club at the end of a tumultuous first season in charge at Camp ...

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Moses pens contract extension at Chelsea

Moses pens contract extension at Chelsea

Victor Moses has signed a two-year contract extension to keep him at Stamford Bridge until 2021, the Premier League leaders have confirmed. The 26-year-old winger’s previous deal was due to expire in 2019. The 26-year-old joined Chelsea from Wigan Athletic in 2012 and spent each of the past three seasons on loan at Liverpool, Stoke City and West Ham respectively. ...

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Europa League draw: Manchester United faces a trickish tie in Russia

Europa League draw: Manchester United faces a trickish tie in Russia

Manchester United will face a trickish tie in Russian against Rostov in the last 16 of the Europa League. United will play the first leg away from home on March 9, while the second leg will take place at  Old Trafford on March 16. See the full Europa League last-16 draw below: Celta Vigo v Krasnodar APOEL v Anderlecht Schalke ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Ranieri sacked by Leicester City

BREAKING NEWS: Ranieri sacked by Leicester City

Leicester City have announced that manager Claudio Ranieri has been sacked. Just nine months on from lifting the Premier League trophy, the Italian has left the club after they became mired in relegation battle. The Foxes are one point above the relegation zone with 13 matches left. The 65-year-old’s position has come under increasing scrutiny this season, with Leicester unable ...

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Kenyan athlete Abraham Kipton wins Lagos City Marathon for the second time

Kenyan athlete Abraham Kipton wins Lagos City Marathon for the second time

Kenyan athlete, Abraham Kipton has emerged the winner of the Lagos City Marathon 2017. Abraham won the same competition last year in Lagos on February 6, 2016. Kipton went home with a price money of $50,000.

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