Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will face off for the first time since the latter’s move to Turin from Real Madrid two years ago. Barcelona will face Juventus in the group stage of the Champions League after they were paired...
Arsenal ’s starlet , Bukayo Saka , has been handed his first senior England call -up . The player was on Thursday named in England ’ s squad for games against Wales , Belgium, and Denmark. He...
A Rights group, Human Rights, Liberty Access and Peace, Defenders 'Foundation (HURIDE) has called on Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano to direct his focus to sports development. The group regretted that the state known for sports especially football had taken the back seat.
Gernot Rohr’s men will now face the reigning African champions in Austria after the Elephants pulled out on Tuesday Reigning African champions Algeria have been lined up for an international friendly with three-time continental kings Nigeria. Gernot...
UEFA will allow up to five substitutions to be made by teams in all European club and international matches this season, it announced on Thursday, although a decision has yet to be reached for next year’s European Championship.The decision announced following UEFA’s Executive...
Frank de Boer has been appointed as the new Netherlands coach. This was announced yesterday by the Dutch Football Federation (KNVB). Frank de Boer, won about 112 caps and also played at two World Cups for his country.
Serge Gnabry hit a hat-trick as holders Bayern Munich romped to a record 8-0 rout of Schalke on Friday in the opening game of the 2020/21 Bundesliga season behind closed doors.The result is the highest win for an opening game of a new...
Arch-rivals, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have failed to make the final shortlist for UEFA's positional awards next month. The awards will recognise the top performers in each at the 2019-20 Champions League campaign, and both Messi and Ronaldo missed...
It has been reported that Nigeria moved to 29th position as the FIFA World Rankings returned on Thursday after six months. The global order of national team’s seedings, updated monthly, had been halted since March following the outbreak of coronavirus,...
Barcelona striker, Lionel Messi has been unveiled as the highest-rated player in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team ahead of the game's release date in October. The 33-year-old Argentine superstar was awarded a 93 rating ahead of his arch-rival Cristiano Ronaldo and...
The Confederation of African football (CAF) has promised support to the Egyptian football federation (EFA) in their search for the missing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophy. A former EFA vice-president Ahmed Shobier had on Friday claimed that the Nations...
Former Super Eagles defender Ajibade Babalade died today in Ibadan , the Oyo State capital , after suffering cardiac arrest . Babalade , 48 , died while being rushed to the University College Hospital , Ibadan , our correspondent learnt.
Captain Lionel Messi has confirmed he will stay in Barcelona after officially informing the club he wanted to leave. In a recorded interview with Goal, the Argentine talisman said: “I was not happy and wanted to leave. I have not...
The Federal Government has approved the resumption of football leagues in Nigeria . The coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID -19 , Sani Aliyu , made this known on Thursday . He , however ,...
Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba's hopes of becoming the next president of the Ivory Coast Football Federation has been given a new lifeline after football's governing body, FIFA on Friday August 28th requested the suspension of the Ivory coast Football federation's election after the...
The final table of the 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) has been rejected by the Rivers State Government, owners of Rivers United. The controversy has been on since the release of the table by the League Management Company (LMC)...
Manchester United captain Harry Maguire will appear before a Greek prosecutor Saturday to face charges of allegedly assaulting police on the island of Mykonos , with his lawyer promising a swift resolution . “Everything is going well. Maguire denies the...
President Muhammadu Buhari, has appointed former Super Eagles striker, Daniel Amokachi, as a Special Assistant on Sports. This was announced in a press statement by the Media Office of the Minister of Youth and Sports Development on Thursday.
Leeds ’ first Premier League game for 16 years will see Marcelo Bielsa ’s men travel to defending champions Liverpool , while Manchester City and Manchester United will miss the opening weekend to give them extra time to recover from a late end...
Former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel has joined Championship side Stoke City. The club confirmed he is the fourth signing of the summer. “The Nigerian international midfielder joins Morgan Fox, James Chester and Steven Fletcher in...
Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu has confirmed the sacking of head coach Quique Setien following the club’s humiliation in the Champions League to Bayern Munich. The German giants thrashed Barcelona 8-2 in the quarter-finals, who finish the season without winning any major trophies.
Barcelona president, Josep Maria Bartomeu is planning a massive overhaul of the club’s squad following their humiliating 8-2 Champions League last-8 final defeat to Bayern Munich. According to Sport, Bartomeu wants to totally refresh Barcelona’s ageing squad and has put...
Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly lining up a shock move for Manchester United’s on-loan star Odion Ighalo. The 31-year-old striker has caught the eye during his loan spell at United from Shanghai Shenhua, scoring five times for the club.
Brazilian winger, Willian has completed a move to Arsenal as a free agent after his contract ended with city rivals, Chelsea. The Gunners confirmed the transfer on their official website on Friday, stating that the “deal is subject to the...
Chelsea is willing to sell Tiemoue Bakayoko to AC Milan but intends to recoup almost the £40 million they spent on signing the midfielder in 2017. The 25-year-old is expected to meet the target as Chelsea look to help finance...
La Liga side, Valencia have reportedly put their entire squad up for sale in a bid to raise money as the Coronavirus pandemic has devastated the club's finances.According to Spanish newspaper, Marca, Valencia have been hit hard and need to "make some cash"...
Jadon Sancho travelled with Borussia Dortmund to their pre-season training camp on Monday, the day the Bundesliga club’s deadline for the England winger’s possible transfer to Manchester United expired. The 20-year-old is of the brightest talents in Europe and Dortmund,...
The news comes after Maurizio Sarri was sacked by the club following the Bianconeri's elimination from the Champions League on Friday evening. Pirlo was named as the club's U23 coach only 10 days ago, but has now been promoted to...
Chelsea midfielder N ’Golo Kante has been ruled fit for their Champions League Round of 16 - second leg at Bayern Munich on Saturday as the Blues struggle with injuries . Coach Frank Lampard is already without Cesar Azpilicueta ,...
Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has selected Gabriel Jesus as the best player for his team in the home and away games against Real Madrid in the Champions League round of 16. City went through to the quarter-finals stage of the UEFA Champions League...