Enyeama, Mikel, Oparanozie, others nominated for Nigeria Pitch Awards

Enyeama, Mikel, Oparanozie, others nominated for Nigeria Pitch Awards

Three-time FIFA World Cup star Vincent Enyeama, Super Eagles’ Captain, John Obi Mikel and France-based striker, Desire Oparanozie, have been nominated for various honours in the 4th Nigeria Pitch Awards. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) spokesman, Ademola Olajire, disclosed the...<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_exc...
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Infantino plans talks with Muntari, vows to fight racist “idiots’’

Infantino plans talks with Muntari, vows to fight racist “idiots’’

Infantino Gianni FIFA President FIFA president Gianni Infantino says he intends to talk with Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari, a recent victim of racist abuse in Italian football, and vowed to fight racist “idiots”. Muntari was booked for complaining abou...
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Wenger regrets not giving Perez more games

Wenger regrets not giving Perez more games

Arsene Wenger, Arsenal Manager Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has expressed regrets that he had been unable to give striker Lucas Perez more games. Perez has scored eight times in 21 appearances for Arsenal since joining in August. “He is a...<!-- AddThis Adv...
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FIFA may sanction Italian FA over handling of Muntari treatment

FIFA may sanction Italian FA over handling of Muntari treatment

FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura on Tuesday said Italian football authorities are likely to face disciplinary action over the treatment of Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari. Thirty-two-year-old Muntari was sent off after leaving the field claiming he was r...
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FIFA World Rankings: Nigeria remains 40th

FIFA World Rankings: Nigeria remains 40th

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have remained on the 40th spot with 726 points in the May FIFA World Rankings released on Thursday. According to the rankings table on the website of the world football governing body, Nigeria remained unmoved from the...<!-- AddThis A...
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NTF hails 2 world-ranked Nigerian para-taekwondo athletes

NTF hails 2 world-ranked Nigerian para-taekwondo athletes

George Ashiru, the President of Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF), has applauded the feat of two para-taekwondo athletes who have been listed among the top five in the world. Ashiru told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos he...<!-- AddThis ...
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May Day: NUPENG Warriors floor Electricity Bombers in novelty match

May Day: NUPENG Warriors floor Electricity Bombers in novelty match

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Nstural Gas Workers (NUPENG) Warriors on Sunday defeated the National Union Electricity Employees (NUEE) Bombers 3-1 in a novelty match. The match was organised in Lagos by the United Labour Congress (ULC) as part...<!-- AddT...
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Serena says accidentally spilled news of pregnancy

Serena says accidentally spilled news of pregnancy

Serena Williams Serena Williams had no intention of sharing her pregnancy with the world last week. But unintentionally spilled the beans when she accidentally uploaded the “20 weeks” photo of herself on Snapchat, the world number one said on Tuesday....<!...
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Boxing: Well-trained Joshua says ready to shine against Klitschko

Boxing: Well-trained Joshua says ready to shine against Klitschko

Anthony Joshua has said his 13 weeks of preparation has pushed him to a whole new level ahead of his world heavyweight title fight with Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley on Saturday. The 27-year-old Joshua, who is unbeaten in 18 bouts...<!-- AddThis Advanced Setti...
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We will fight to the last, vows Klopp

We will fight to the last, vows Klopp

Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool Manager Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insisted his side will not let the Champions League ‘slip through their fingers’ again without a fight despite a potentially costly 2-1 defeat at home to Crystal Palace. Liverpool old-boy Chris...
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