FG will not interfere in sports federations’ elections, Dalung says

FG will not interfere in sports federations’ elections, Dalung says

Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youths and Sports, on Tuesday reassured that the Federal Government would not interfere in the sports federations’ elections billed to hold in April. Dalung, while speaking with newsmen in Abuja, said the elections whose guidelines...
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Wikki v Enyimba to calm things’

Wikki v Enyimba to calm things’

Wikki Tourists captain and right back, Mustapha Ibrahim has said a win is quite crucial in the top-flight clash against former champions, Enyimba. The side’s management had issued the coaches with three-match ultimatum so far the side have won one...
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Messi banned for four internationals

Messi banned for four internationals

Lionel Messi Argentina forward Lionel Messi has been banned from their next four competitive internationals, starting with Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier in Bolivia, for swearing at a match official, Fifa said on Tuesday. The decision was announced less t...
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Ronaldo tops Messi in earnings

Ronaldo tops Messi in earnings

Real Madrid’s Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo was the best paid footballer in 2016-17, with 87.5 million euros ($95.3m) in earnings, ahead of his Argentinian rival at Barcelona, Lionel Messi (76.5m), according to figures to appear in Tuesday’s edition...
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International friendly: draw against Senegal, a fair result–football enthusiasts

International friendly: draw against Senegal, a fair result–football enthusiasts

Football enthusiasts on Friday said the draw recorded by the Super Eagles against the Teranga Lions of Senegal was a fair result. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria’s Super Eagles forced Senegal to a 1-1 draw in...
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Messi’s penalty kick lifts Argentina into qualifying berths

Messi’s penalty kick lifts Argentina into qualifying berths

Lionel Messi converted a penalty kick as Argentina laboured to a 1-0 win over Chile in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier on Thursday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the win put them back in the automatic...
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Sanchez, Ozil contract talks are on hold – Wenger

Sanchez, Ozil contract talks are on hold – Wenger

Contract negotiations with Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are on hold until the end of the season, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said on Wednesday. Speaking to beIN Sports, Wenger had no news about his own future at the club other...
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FIFA bans Ghanaian referee for life for match fixing

FIFA bans Ghanaian referee for life for match fixing

Ghanaian referee Joseph Odartei Lamptey was on Monday banned for life by world football’s governing body FIFA for match-fixing. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) had already slapped a three-month ban on Lamptey after he awarded South Africa a contr...
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Super Eagles’ camp opens in London today

Super Eagles’ camp opens in London today

Some members of the Super Eagles’ home-based contingent for the international friendly matches against Senegal and Burkina Faso were expected to depart for London yesterday, officials of the team have disclosed. The remaining members of the team will travel ...
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Beleaguered Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has decided to stay at the club, according to British media reports on Monday. The Daily Telegraph and Daily Mirror said Wenger will inform Arsenal’s board he wants to extend his contract, which expires at...
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