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We must not underrate Congo, S’Africa–Onazi

We must not underrate Congo, S’Africa–Onazi

By Augustine Akhilomen  -  Correspondent, Lagos   Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi has warned against underrating Congo and South Africa in the forthcoming double header 2015 Africa Cup of Nations…

I won’t leave Lille except – Enyeama

I won’t leave Lille except  –  Enyeama

By Augustine Akhilomen / Correspondent, Lagos   Super Eagles goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has expressed his desire to remain with Ligue 1 side Lille despite rumours that he could be farmed out…

Giwa resumes, set to relocate to new Football House

Giwa resumes, set to relocate to new Football House

By Tony Ezimakor  -  Snr. Correspondent Abuja   Newly elected President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Christopher Giwa resumed formally at the burnt NFF Glass House in Abuja on…

Why Congress elected Giwa

Why Congress elected Giwa

By Tony Ezimakor  - Snr. Correspondent, Abuja   As some aggrieved football stakeholders cry foul over Tuesday election into the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, facts have emerged why…

Galadima wants support for retired footballers

Former chairman of the Nigeria Football Federation, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima has urged the Kano State government to support the activities of retired footballers in the state. Galadima, who spoke at…

C/River tops medal table in NDDC athletics tourney

The 4th Cross River/Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC South-South All Comers Athletics Championships has ended in Calabar with team Cross River topping the medals table with a total of 122…

Athletes converge on Zurich for IAAF Diamond race final

Zurich will host the first of two finals for the 2014 IAAF Diamond League series today as 16 Diamond Race winners will be crowned. The Diamond Race champions in some…

Guild of Sports Editors seeks Jonathan’s intervention in NFF crisis

The Guild of Sports Editors of Nigeria has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to as a matter of urgency intervene in the crisis rocking the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The…

Ideye misses penalty as WBA progress

Super Eagles striker Brown Ideye missed his penalty during a tense shoot out as West Bromwich Albion progressed to the League Cup third round on Tuesday. He played the entire…

Babayaro tips him for greatness

Ex-Nigeria goalkeeper Emmanuel Babayaro has tip Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama for the top if only he can be keep improving on his goal keeping skills. The former Enyimba star…

Alexis sends 10-man Arsenal through

Alexis Sanchez’s first goal for Arsenal gave the Gunners a 1-0 win over Besiktas  despite Mathieu Debuchy’s late red card. The Gunners, having played out a goalless draw with the…

I would have been a bad musician if…Neymar

The Brazil international has admitted that if he had pursued his interest in music he would not have enjoyed quite the same success Neymar has admitted that he would have…

Alonso retires from Spain duty

The midfielder, who played a key role in his country’s historic run of three successive major international title triumphs, says “the time has come” for him to walk away Xabi…

Eto’o eyes early reunion with Mou

Everton’s new signing Samuel Eto’o has thanked Jose Mourinho for helping him to be accepted in the Premier League during his spell last season at Chelsea, against whom he now…

Suarez: I turned down other offers to join Barcelona

The Uruguay international says that he did hesitate for a second before deciding to move to Catalunya – despite previously having been linked with the likes of Real Madrid Luis…

Manolas: I rejected Juventus to join Roma

The Greece international, who was also wanted by Arsenal, had his heart set on a move to the Stadio Olimpico and is unperturbed by the prospect of replacing Mehdi Benatia…

Putin opens 2018 World Cup Stadium

Russia’s newest completed World Cup stadium, the Otkrytie Arena, in Moscow, was opened by the country’s President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. The stadium, in the north west of the Russian…

Neil Warnock named as new manager of Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace have appointed former boss Neil Warnock as their new manager. The 65-year-old, who was at Palace between 2007 and 2010, has signed a two-year deal after being chosen…

Odds slashed on Van Gaal leaving United

British bookmakers reacted to Manchester United’s humiliating 4-0 defeat by MK Dons in the Capital One Cup by slashing the odds on manager Louis van Gaal leaving the club. William…

Van Gaal likens Di Maria to Robben

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has likened the arrival of record signing Angel Di Maria to his capture of Arjen Robben for Bayern Munich in 2009. The Argentinian can…

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