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The World Cup Stinks of Corruption, Nigeria is too poor to waste money on it – Min. of Sports Solomon Dalung

The World Cup Stinks of Corruption, Nigeria is too poor to waste money on it – Min. of Sports Solomon Dalung

The Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung has said that Nigeria does not need to attend the next World Cup competition to be held in Russia in 2018. He made this known while speaking in an interview withVoice of America, Hausa Service. He said that Nigeria is too poor to waste money on a competition (World Cup) that ‘stinks of corruption’, ...

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Highlights: Nigeria 3 Algeria 1

Highlights: Nigeria 3 Algeria 1

Chelsea duo Victor Moses and John Obi Mikel starred as Nigeria moved into full control of their World Cup qualifying group with a 3-1 home victory over Algeria in Uyo. Moses and Mikel were on target in the first half, before Nabil Bentaleb’s goal after the break gave Algeria hope of a comeback. But Moses scored his second in the ...

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VP Yemi Osinbajo’s visit has motivated us against Algeria’ – defiant Mikel Obi says ahead of WC qualifier

VP Yemi Osinbajo's visit has motivated us against Algeria' - defiant Mikel Obi says ahead of WC qualifier

Ahead of the Russia 2018 World cup qualifier against Algeria on Saturday in Uyo, team captain John Mikel Obi has stated clearly that he and his mates will do everything within their power to defeat Algeria. According to the Chelsea midfielder who hasn’t played for his club side this season, the players are aware of the game’s importance and would ...

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Footballer Izu Joseph, killed by JTF military to be buried 3rd December

Footballer Izu Joseph, killed by JTF military to be buried 3rd December

Izu Joseph, the former Shooting stars of Ibadan footballer that was killed in October by Military men from the JTF in Rivers State, will now be laid to rest on the3rd of December, 2016 in his hometown of Okarki, Rivers State according to his family. His brother Izu Reuben said: “We as a family have taken a date for his burial. It’ll ...

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Footballers Association rebukes Man U coach, Jose Mourinho over his treatment of players

Footballers Association rebukes Man U coach, Jose Mourinho over his treatment of players

The Professional Footballers Association (PFA) of Britain has rebuked Manchester United coach, Jose Mourinho over his treatment of players, Chris Smalling and Luke Shaw. Early this week, Jose Mourinho called out both players saying they refused to put their heart and body on the line for Manchester United, as they declined playing in the match against Swansea because they didn’t ...

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2018 FIFA WCQ: Algerian players and coaches arrive Akwa Ibom with their own bedsheets, pillows & packs of bottle water

2018 FIFA WCQ: Algerian players and coaches arrive Akwa Ibom with their own bedsheets, pillows & packs of bottle water

Ahead of this weekend’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Algeria and Nigeria, the North African contingent of players and coaches arrived their hotel in Uyo, Akwa Ibom, today, November 10th. They brought along with them stacks of bed sheets, pillows, packs of bottle water.

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Neymar flies Barca teammates Lionel Messi & Mascherano from Spain to Brazil on his private jet

Neymar flies Barca teammates Lionel Messi & Mascherano from Spain to Brazil on his private jet

Ahead of a World cup qualifier between Neymar’s Brazil and Lionel Messi’s / Javier Mascherano’s Argentina, football star Neymar treated his Barcelona team mates in impressive fashion as he flew them on his private luxury jet from Barcelona to Belo Horizonte, Brazil on Tuesday. Thanks to Neymar’s generosity, Messi and Mascherano did not have to leave on a flight for Brazil ...

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Alex Iwobi’s girlfriend shares sexy new photos

Alex Iwobi's girlfriend shares sexy new photos

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Curry breaks NBA single-game record with 13 three-pointers

Curry breaks NBA single-game record with 13 three-pointers

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry hit 13 three-pointers against the New Orleans Pelicans to beat the single-game record he tied last season. The two-time reigning MVP was in stunning form during Monday’s 116-106 win for the Warriors. He was 13-of-17 from three-point range. This is what history looks like! #ThisIsWhyWePlay Curry, who had been averaging a modest 23.2 points ...

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Kano Pillars appoint Ikhana as new coach‎

Kano Pillars appoint Ikhana as new coach‎

The management of Kano Pillars Football Club has appointed Mr Kadiri Ikhana as its new Technical Adviser following the departure of Muhammad Babaganaru.‎ ‎ The club’s Media Officer, Idris Malikawa, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano on Sunday that Ikhana would fill the vacuum created by the resignation of Babaganaru Muhammad last season. ‎ “‎Ikhana is our new ...

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Djokovic dethroned by masterful Murray: The stats behind the new number one

Djokovic dethroned by masterful Murray: The stats behind the new number one

Andy Murray will be the ATP’s world number one for the first time on Monday after reaching the final of the Paris Masters to end Novak Djokovic’s lengthy reign at the top of the rankings. Andy Murray will replaced Novak Djokovic as world number one after Milos Raonic withdrew from Saturday’s scheduled Paris Masters semi-final due to injury. Murray would ...

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Chelsea 5 Everton 0: Hazard strikes twice as scintillating Blues go top of the league

Chelsea 5 Everton 0: Hazard strikes twice as scintillating Blues go top of the league

There were fireworks at Stamford Bridge ahead of kick-off and sparks soon flew on the pitch when Seamus Coleman’s lunge on Costa went unpunished by referee Robert Madley. Chelsea applied all the early pressure and made the breakthrough when Hazard stepped inside from the left and curled an excellent finish past Maarten Stekelenburg, returning from a foot injury in place ...

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Fenerbahce 2 Manchester United 1 as Pogba limps off

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Moussa Sow’s sensational overhead effort and a brilliant free-kick from Jeremain Lens helped Fenerbahce to a fine 2-1 Europa League win over an out-of-sorts Manchester United, who lost Paul Pogba to injury. Fener were swept aside in a 4-1 loss at Old Trafford a fortnight ago in a match that saw Pogba score twice. But Jose Mourinho has faced increased scrutiny ...

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Champions League: Ludogorets 2 Arsenal 3

Champions League: Ludogorets 2 Arsenal 3

Arsenal’s 14-match unbeaten run had looked in serious danger when they conceded twice in the opening quarter of an hour at the Vasil Levski Stadium. Cafu won the battle to reach a deep free-kick from fellow Brazilian Wanderson and volley in the opening goal after 12 minutes, giving Ludogorets the lead for the third time in four Champions League outings this ...

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Champions League – Manchester City 3 Barcelona 1

Champions League - Manchester City 3 Barcelona 1

Sergio Aguero, back in City’s Champions League starting XI having been limited to a substitute appearance in the reverse fixture, was sent clean through on goal only to be halted by a tardy linesman’s flag early on. That decision was vindicated by replays which showed the Argentine had indeed strayed beyond the last defender, but referee Viktor Kassai was soon ...

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Manchester City the highest earners in last season’s Champions League

Manchester City the highest earners in last season's Champions League

Manchester City were the highest earners in last season’s Champions League, as UEFA confirmed record funds paid out to participants. The Premier League leaders progressed to the semi-finals of the competition for the first time in 2015-16, where they fell 1-0 on aggregate to eventual winners Real Madrid. But City earned a total of €83.8m from their Champions League participation, ...

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Champions League matchday four: Stat and analysis

Champions League matchday four: Stat and analysis

Atletico Madrid, can make it four wins in the Champions League from as many games as they meet Rostov, with only Barcelona and Leicester City joining them in still holding a 100 per cent record. LUDOGORETS v ARSENAL Mesut Ozil will hope for another hat-trick in Arsenal’s away game against Ludogorets. – Arsenal and Ludogorets met for the first time ever in matchday ...

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Coach Imama Amapakabo sign contract extention with Enugu Rangers

Coach Imama Amapakabo sign contract extention with Enugu Rangers

NPFL Champions Enugu Rangers reward coach Imama Amapakabo with 2 year contract. Enugu Rangers made the announcement on their Twitter page. Imama Amapakabo, has been rewarded with abumper contract extension after leading Enugu Rangers International football Club of Enugu to its first Nigeria Professional football league (NPFL) title in over 32 years with a cash reward of N40m as NPFL ...

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Gernot Rohr meets Arsene Wenger, Odion Ighalo, Mikel Obi and Chelsea chief Michael Emanelo in London | photos included

Gernot Rohr meets Arsene Wenger, Odion Ighalo, Mikel Obi and Chelsea chief Michael Emanelo in London

Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr visited Arsenal football club and chelsea football club, to strike a friendly relationship with both managers. He also met Chelsea’s technical director Michael Emanelo. Garnot Rohr wants both clubs to release any require Super Eagles players on time for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Algeria and all other upcoming competitive matches. GGuring his visit, ...

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New NPFL league season will kick off December – NPFL Chairman Shehu Dikko

New NPFL league season will kick off December - NPFL Chairman Shehu Dikko

The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), 2016/2017 season has been slated to commence in December 2016. NPFL Chairman, Alhaji Shehu Dikko, revealed this as the kick pff date for the new season after the conclusion of the 2015/2016 season. Shehu Dikko said that: “We are looking at December, 2016 to start the new season. We have informed the club sides ...

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