Top premier League winner on table, Liverpool has reportedly opened talks with representatives of Victor Osimhen over the possibility of joining the Reds in the summer. The 2015 U-17 World Cup Golden Boot winner has been a target for many European clubs after...
Brighton’s Amex stadium is the latest British sports venue to be turned into a COVID19 testing centre, the Premier League club has confirmed. The Tottenham Hotspur stadium and the home of English rugby, Twickenham, have also been converted into drive-through testing facilities as part...
Former Chelsea and England goalkeeper Peter Bonetti has died at the age of 78 following a long-term illness, the Premier League club announced Sunday. “All of us at Chelsea Football Club are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our brilliant former goalkeeper,...
Fidelis Ilechukwu, Heartland Coach has said Plateau United deserves to be crowned Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, if the COVID-19 pandemic runs till the season to end. The 2019/20 season was suspended after Match day 25 games were concluded on March 28, 2020 due to the outbreak of the...
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo is set for a thrilling return to former club, Real Madrid which he departed from in 2018. Cristiano Ronaldo returning to Real Madrid at some stage would come as no surprise, says Portugal team-mate Jose Fonte,...
By: Uche Ezeadigwe Coach, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is confident that Manchester United is fully ready to exploit any start of the game after coronavirus suspension. With training and matches halted in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19, the...
Marouane Fellaini has tested positive for the coronavirus, his club Shandong Luneng said Sunday, the former Manchester United player becoming the first known case in the Chinese Super League (CSL). The 32-year-old Belgian international midfielder has a normal temperature and is feeling fine, Shandong said, but...
Following the briefing of President Muhammadu Buhari with the Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare and the Minister of State for Health, Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire on COVID 19, Mr. President approved the immediate postponement of National Sports Festival scheduled to hold in Edo State to a future date.
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the postponement of the country’s sports festival over coronavirus. Sports minister Sunday Dare said Buhari took the decision after a briefing with state of health minister Olorunmibe Mamora in Abuja. “Following the briefing of Mr President from myself and...
The Nigeria international player, Simy Nwankwo, who plays for Crotone in the Serie B in Italy, has opened up on how scary life has been since the outbreak of the coronavirus in the country, adding that people have been living in fear and panic. Italy is the most...
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday resisted pressure for changes to the Tokyo Olympics schedule even as sporting events worldwide fall victim to the coronavirus pandemic. Abe pledged Japan would host the Games as planned in July and said he had no immediate intention to...
Delta State government has mapped out plans to screen spectators, match officials and players for the deadly coronavirus (Covid -19) before the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba on March 27. The state’s Commissioner...
A bus belonging to a football club, the Nigeria Professional Football League side Rivers United was on Sunday seized at gunpoint by suspected hoodlums in Okigwe, Imo State. In a statement by the club’s media officer, Sammy Wejinya, the suspected hoodlums were led by a former player...
Nigerian Government has said it had no plan to postpone the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival, which is expected to begin this month, Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare revealed. Debunking the rumour that the Edo 2020 would be postponed due to the fear...
Anthony Joshua confirmed Monday that he will defend his world heavyweight titles against Kubrat Pulev in London on June 20. The British boxer posted a picture of himself wearing his belts on his Twitter feed with the words “June 20th”. Joshua regained the WBA, IBF...
Tyson Fury dominated Deontay Wilder on the way to a seventh-round technical knockout, seizing the World Boxing Council heavyweight title as he handed the American his first defeat. Fourteen months after their dramatic split-decision draw, Britain’s Fury battered the American champion...
Contrary to reports that made the rounds on Tuesday, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) yesterday denied ever appointing former Super Eagles’ Striker, Daniel Amokachi as its technical director. The Federation declared that the position had never been declared vacant, adding that Coach Bitrus Bewrang remained its technical...
By: Augustine Okafor When I saw this invitation, my first reaction was that I was not going to come, and truly  I did not want to come; I came purposely to express my feelings about SWAN and after expressing my feelings I will go.
Manchester City has been banned from European competitions for the next two seasons for “serious financial fair-play breaches”, UEFA announced on Friday. The English champions were also fined 30 million Euros ($32.5 million), but can appeal the decision of UEFA’s adjudicatory chamber to the Court of Arbitration...
A  Kenyan identified as David Barmasai has emerged winner of the 2020 Lagos City Marathon. The 42km race commenced from National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, while the 10km race will start from Ikoyi Link Bridge by 10 am. Both male and female 42km...
The 2020 Lagos City Marathon has commenced from the National Stadium in Surulere. The 42km race commenced from National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, while the 10km race will start from Ikoyi Link Bridge by 10 am. Both races will finish at Eko Atlantic. This...
President Muhammadu Buhari, has named ex-Nigerian international player, Daniel Amokachi, as the country’s football ambassador, a State House statement said on Tuesday. Amokachi, popularly known as ‘the Bull”, is both a former Super Eagles player and an Assistant Coach of the team. The...
Luke Shaw has revealed Manchester United’s stars were hugely frustrated by their failure to close the gap to the Premier League’s top four. Fourth-placed Chelsea’s 2-2 draw at Leicester on Saturday gave United a chance to chip away at the six-point difference. But...
VEMARD Africa FC, a Nationwide League One (NLO) side will play host to Enyimba FC of Aba on Feb. 14 in their first major football match at their new base, Orumba North Council Area of Anambra. Vemard, previously based in Enugu is packaging the grade (A) encounter...
China announced on Thursday the suspension of all domestic football and postponed indefinitely the top-flight Chinese Super League (CSL) season in response to the deadly viral outbreak sweeping the country. The CSL 2020 campaign had been due to kick off on February 22, but was shelved...