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The third edition of the annual South-East/South-South Preseason football tournament scheduled to hold from Tuesday, August 20 until August 28, 2019 at the Neros Stadium, Nanka, Anambra State, has been put on hold, due to issue with the state’s football association. 18 clubs, comprising five Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) sides; Rangers, Heartland, Delta Force, […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, for an impressive outing at the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal, that saw the Nigerian ladies retaining the African title. The Nigerian ladies defeated their counterparts and host nation Senegal 60-55 to win their fourth title. Buhari in a statement issued on […]

Odion Ighalo scored the only goal as Nigeria beat Tunisia in the third-place play-off at the Africa Cup of Nations. Ighalo, the tournament’s top scorer with five goals, tapped in after keeper Moez Ben Cherifia deflected the ball off his own defender Yassine Meriah. Ighalo is credited to have score 79% of Nigeria’s goals at […]

Beauty Ogere Siasia, the 76 year-old mother of former Super Eagles striker and Coach, Samson Siasia has been kidnapped again, the second time in four years. Multiple sources including The Nation reported that the woman was taken away by unidentified armed men, on Monday morning at about 2 am. One report said she was taken […]

  Football Association ,today charged Jose Mourinho over comments he made after Manchester United’s victory against Newcastle and faces a potential touchline ban if found guilty. The United manager spoke into a camera after his side came from behind to triumph 3-2 at Old Trafford, easing the immediate pressure on him after a string of […]

Liverpool have made Roma’s Alisson the world’s most expensive goalkeeper by signing him on a 6 year deal. The Reds have not revealed how much they have paid for the Brazil number one but Roma said the deal is worth up to sixty-six point eight million pounds, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp describes the new signing […]

The crisis rocking the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) seems far from being over as major sponsor, AITEO has threatened to quit following the crisis that has engulfed the football house. In a statement signed by its Senior Manager, Corporate Communications, Ndiana Matthew, AITEO expressed concern over the lingering crisis, while urging the federation to resolve […]

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that Nigerians stranded in Moscow, Russia at the end of the 2018 World Cup Tournament would be evacuated today. The Ministry’s Spokesperson, Dr Tope Elias-Fatile, in a statement issued in Abuja said over two hundred and thirty stranded Nigerians had been cleared to board an Ethiopian Airline flight […]

Cristiano Ronaldo has been nominated for the Portugal FA’s Player of the Year award for 2017 along with his national teammates Bernardo Silva of Manchester City and Sporting Lisbon goalkeeper Rui Patricio.   The thirty-three-year-old had a tremendous year in which Real Madrid won five trophies, including the Champions League and La Liga double. He […]

Arsenal striker AlexandreLacazette has been ruled out for four to six weeks after undergoing a minor procedure on his knee, limiting the club’s attacking options for their upcoming Europa League tie against Ostersund. Arsenal said today that the striker “had an arthroscopy on his left knee in London” and that he “will now undergo a […]

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