Former Super Eagles Coach, Christian Chukwu has debunked the news of his death, saying that he is hale and hearty. Chukwu disclosed this on Sunday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at his Trans Ekulu residence, Enugu after speculation...
The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria were held to a 1-1 draw by the Black Starlets of Ghana in their second group game at the WAFU B Tourney. The Eaglets now walk a tight rope after the draw, having been defeated...
The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria were beaten 1-0 by the Baby Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire in their opening game of the U-17 WAFU Cup in Lome, Togo. Nigeria, five-time world champions, held on for most part of the game as...
Former Tottenham Hotspur manager, Mauricio Pochettino has been officially appointed as the replacement for sacked Thomas Tuchel as manager at Paris Saint-Germain. Pochettino had been without a job since being shown the exit door at Spurs in November 2019.
Cristiano Ronaldo says he hopes to be able to continue in the game for years to come after he was named the Player of the Century. The Portugal and Juventus star beat rival, Lionel Messi and other players like Mohamed...
Lionel Messi will miss Barcelona’s last match of the calendar year after the Catalan giants announced on Sunday that ankle treatment will keep him out of their midweek La Liga match with Eibar. In a statement, Barca said Messi “is completing the treatment...
FIFA has canceled the Under-17 and Under-20 World Cups scheduled for next year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The news comes after the postponement of the Olympic Games and other global sporting tournaments. In a statement released,...
Thomas Tuchel was Thursday relieved of his job as manager by French Ligue 1 side, Paris Saint-Germain despite their 4-0 win over Strasbourg on Wednesday night. The contract of the former Borussia Dortmund coach was set to expire at the...
Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo won a record-equalling fifth Ballon d'Or award for the year's best player. The Real Madrid forward's second successive win drew him level alongside Barcelona rival Lionel Messi on five Ballon d'Ors, after beating the Argentinian...
Napoli on Tuesday won their appeal after being handed a 3-0 defeat and a one-point deduction for failing to turn up to play Juventus because of coronavirus cases. Napoli took their case to the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI),...
Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo claimed referee Lee Mason was not good enough for the Premier League after his side's 2-1 loss at Burnley left them stuck in the bottom half of the table. Fabio Silva's first Premier League goal – an 89th-minute...
A 38 man contingent of Rivers United have touched down in Johannesburg South Africa ahead of CAF Confederation Cup first round tie on Wednesday against Bloemfontein Celtic. The Air Peace fight touched down at the Johannesburg airport at 10:24am The...
Bayern forward, Robert Lewandowski has been awarded the FIFA men’s footballer of the year ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. The Poland international led his club to an incredible UEFA Champions League title in August and also won the...
Manager Slaven Bilic has been shown the exit door by West Brom on Wednesday despite leading his team to secure a hard-fought 1-1 draw at Manchester City on Tuesday night. Bilic who took over at the The Hawthorns in June...
Gerard Houllier, the French coach who won the UEFA Cup, FA Cup and League Cup treble with Liverpool, has died aged 73. Two of the French clubs Houllier managed, Paris Saint-Germain and Lens, confirmed he had died.
Chelsea will play Atletico Madrid in the Champions League round of 16, arguably the most difficult draw that Frank Lampard's team could have been handed when the draw was made in UEFA's headquarters in Nyon this morning. As winners of...
The Italian Court of Appeal in Milan has sentenced former Real Madrid forward Robinho to nine years in prison for participating in the gang rape of a young woman at a nightclub in the northern Italian city in 2013. Robinho...
‌NPFL champions Plateau United and Kano Pillars have crashed out of the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup respectively. Plateau were eliminated after their goalless draw in Tanzania against Simba SC, after losing the first leg of the tie...
Former Real Madrid president, Ramon Calderon, said current supremo Florentino Perez is paying for the sale of Cristiano Ronaldo.Ronaldo is now in his third season with Juventus after being sold by Florentino.Calderon said on Alarabi aljadeed, “He made a big mistake with Cristiano Ronaldo. Perhaps I...
The former France international midfielder has left the Ligue 1 club after they were knocked out of Europe and with the club 11th in the table.Patrick Vieira has been sacked from his position as manager of Ligue 1 club Nice.
The N81 million bill to cut Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja has been rejected by the sports ministry. The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, revealed this in a tweet on Sunday. The minister...
Police in Buenos Aires have searched the house and private clinic of Leopoldo Luque as they try to establish if there was negligence in Maradona’s treatment following surgery. The 60-year-old died of a heart attack at his home where he...
Papa Bouba Diop, a former midfielder who represented Senegal more than 60 times and played for several European football clubs, has died at the age of 42, reportedly following a long illness. Diop scored the first goal of the 2002...
Argentina's Diego Maradona, one of the world's greatest ever football players, was buried on Thursday amid a global outpouring of grief from the streets of Buenos Aires to Naples in Italy. The death of Maradona at the age of 60 on Wednesday, following...
Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60, his spokesman announced Wednesday.Renowned along with Brazil’s Pele as one of the greatest footballers of all time, the Argentine World Cup winning captain died of a heart attack, having undergone brain surgery earlier this...
Côte d'Ivoire winger Wilfried Zaha tested positive for COVID-19, his club Crystal Palace confirmed on Monday. Zaha was in line to play for Palace away to Burnley at Turf Moor in the Premier League later on Monday but missed the...
The African football governing body boss has been found guilty of some unethical procedures Fifa's Independent Ethics Committee has handed the president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad, a five-year ban from all football-related activities.
The Russian dug deep to claim a 4-6 7-6 (7-2) 6-4 victory over world number three Thiem at the O2 Arena. Thiem led the second-set tie-break but Medvedev reeled off seven points in a row to force a decider and...
‌The Nigeria Football Federation on Friday confirmed the appointment of Amina Daura as its new Head of Women’s Football, replacing Ruth David, a statement signed by Ademola Olajire, head of NFF’s Communications Department, has said. According to the statement, the...
Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola has signed a two-year deal that will see him remain at the club until the end of the 2022-23 season. The 49-year-old, who joined the club in 2016, has won two Premier League titles, the...