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Breaking: Super Eagles qualifies for World Cup

Super Eagles qualifies for World Cup

Super Eagles of Nigeria, Saturday trashed the fearless Chipolopolo of Zambia hence becoming the first African team to advance to Russia after taking an unassailable lead atop Group B. It will be their sixth World Cup finals appearance. The match which ended 1-0 doused the tension of many Nigerian fans. Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi’s fantastic short saw the Nigerian Super Eagles ...

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BREAKING: Bayern sack Ancelotti after defeat at PSG

Bayern sack Ancelotti after defeat at PSG

Carlo Ancelotti has been sacked as head coach of Bayern Munich following an underwhelming start to the season that culminated in Wednesday’s 3-0 Champions League thrashing at Paris Saint-Germain. Ancelotti had won the Bundesliga title in his first campaign in Germany, but results and performances have tailed off – amid reports former club AC Milan are interested in the Italian ...

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Conte thanks Costa after Chelsea exit agreed

Conte thanks Costa after Chelsea exit agreed

Antonio Conte has thanked Diego Costa after the Chelsea forward’s January move to Atletico Madrid was confirmed. Chelsea and Atletico agreed a deal, estimated to be worth up to €60million, on Thursday, which is set to go through in full when a medical has been passed and personal terms are agreed. Conte and Costa, who has been at Stamford Bridge ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo shows off his brand new Ferrari F12 whip

Cristiano Ronaldo shows off his brand new Ferrari F12 whip

Real Madrid striker, Cristiano Ronaldo has taken delivery of a brand new Ferrari F12 TDF which will have cost him an eye-watering £350,000 Ronaldo who recently returned home from international duty with Portugal , where he scored three goals against the Faroe Islands, showed off the new whip in an Instagram snap. The 32-year-old is seen by the side of ...

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Keita set to become Liverpool most expensive player

Keita set to become Liverpool most expensive player

Liverpool have reached an agreement to sign Naby Keita from RB Leipzig in a club-record deal that will see him join the club next year. The 22-year-old had been one of manager Jurgen Klopp’s primary transfer targets, but the Bundesliga club had been unwilling to consider a sale ahead of their first season in the Champions League. However, the Reds ...

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Dembele pens five-year Barcelona deal to complete €105m transfer

Dembele pens five-year Barcelona deal to complete €105m transfer

Ousmane Dembele has put pen to paper on a five-year contract at Barcelona to complete his transfer from Borussia Dortmund. The 20-year-old France winger moves to Barca for an initial €105million, under a deal that will make him the second most expensive player in history once add-ons are accounted for. Dembele arrived in Barcelona on Sunday and completed a medical ...

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Bolt set for Manchester United debut

Bolt set for Manchester United debut

Sprint sensation, USAIN Bolt, has signed for Manchester United — to play a charity football match against Barcelona. The lifelong fan was to make his first appearance since retiring from athletics to line up alongside legends Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes at Old Trafford on September 2. But after pulling his hamstring in his final race at the World Championships ...

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Kelechi Iheanacho complete Leicester City switch

Kelechi Iheanacho complete Leicester City switch

Leicester City have completed the signing of Kelechi Iheanacho. The 20-year-old has penned a five-year contract at the King Power Stadium for a undisclosed fee, with reports suggesting the Foxes have forked out £25million for the Nigeria striker. City are also thought to have insisted upon a buy-back clause for Iheanacho, who is considered as one of the brightest striking prospects ...

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BREAKING: PSG sign Neymar in world record deal

BREAKING: PSG sign Neymar in world record deal

Paris Saint-Germain have completed an incredible world-record move to sign Barcelona forward Neymar for €222million (£198m). Neymar has signed a five-year deal in the French capital that will reportedly net him a salary of €30m annually. Barca were adamant the Brazil international was not for sale but the blockbusting deal gathered pace over recent days and culminated with his release clause being ...

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Football transfer gossip

Football transfer gossip

Transfer news Paris St-Germain are set to hold talks with Barcelona over a £196m deal to sign Neymar, Barca’s 25-year-old Brazil international forward. (Guardian) PSG are willing to pay Neymar a signing on fee of £45m and will offer him a five-year contract worth £596,000 a week after tax. (Daily Mail) Chelsea are holding out for £44m for Atletico Madrid ...

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Chelsea agree terms with Madrid on Morata deal | stats between Morata, Costa and Lukaku

Chelsea agree terms with Madrid on Morata deal

                              Chelsea and Real Madrid have agreed a deal for striker Alvaro Morata to join the Premier League champions. The move is subject to Morata agreeing personal terms on a five-year contract and completing a medical and is reported to be worth in the region of £70million. The 24-year-old ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Arsenal complete deal for Lacazette

BREAKING NEWS: Arsenal complete deal for Lacazette

Arsenal have completed the signing of Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon, reportedly for a club-record fee. The 26-year-old’s long-awaited arrival was officially announced on Wednesday, the striker signing a long-term deal after the Gunners paid a fee believed to be in the region of €60million. That sum outstrips the €44m Arsenal paid to Real Madrid for Mesut Ozil in 2013. “The ...

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Photos and video: Wedding of the century? Messi marries childhood sweetheart, Antonela Roccuzzo

Messi marries childhood sweetheart, Antonela Roccuzzo

Argentine football star Lionel Messi has married his childhood sweetheart in his hometown in what has been called the “wedding of the century”. A civil ceremony for Messi, 30, and Antonela Roccuzzo, 29, was held at a luxury hotel in the city of Rosario. Football stars and celebrities were among the 260 guests, with hundreds of police deployed for the ...

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Football coach, Kelechi Emeteole, passes away in India

Football coach, Kelechi Emeteole, passes away in India

Former Rangers International and Heartland FC coach, Kelechi Emeteole, who was diagnosed with throat cancer in January this year, has died. He reportedly passed away in the early hours of today, June 21st, in an Indian hospital. This was also before a corrective surgery could be performed on him. May his soul rest in Peace. Amen.         ...

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Arsenal Brings English FA Cup to Nigeria, Visits MTN Head Office in Lagos

Arsenal Brings English FA Cup to Nigeria, Visits MTN Head Office in Lagos

                                                                                          It was all smiles, laughter and selfies today when MTN Nigeria’s executive management team, led ...

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Ronaldo double seals historic Champions League triumph over Juventus

Ronaldo double seals historic Champions League triumph over Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid defeated 10-man Juventus 4-1 in Cardiff to retain their Champions League crown. Madrid became the first team in the Champions League era to successfully defend the trophy with their sixth triumph in the competition – and 12th when you include it in its former guise of the European Cup – three of those ...

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How Iheanacho rescued Nigeria from Corsica defeat

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It took an 80th minute strike from the spot by Kelechi Iheanacho to rescue the Super Eagles from defeat to a less fancied Corsica side Both teams had to rely on strikes from the spot as the attack lines of both teams failed to deliver on the night. Host, Corsica took the initiative when debutant, Tryonne Ebuehi, handled the ball ...

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Anthony Joshua may Fight Klitschko again in October

Anthony Joshua may Fight Klitschko again in October

                                                                  There is the possibility of a rematch between unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium in October. Joshua stopped Klitschko at Wembley ...

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Saudi Muslim cleric urges FIFA to ban christian players from making Christian signs on the pitch

Saudi Muslim cleric urges FIFA to ban christian players from making Christian signs on the pitch

                                                                                                          A number of people pointed out to ...

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Photos: Anthony Joshua trains with Manchester United squad

Photos: Anthony Joshua trains with Manchester United squad

Yesterday, British-Nigerian boxer and World heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua paid a visit to Manchester United training facility at Carrington base where he trained with the players. The 27-year-old who is still enjoying his triumphant win against Ukraine’s giant Wladimir Klitschko also took pictures with the squad and was presented his own personalized Manchester United jersey by Jose Mourinho, the coach ...

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