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    Spanish Court Denies Footballer, Dani Alves’ Release From Jail

    A Spanish court rejected a request by Brazilian footballer, Dani Alves to be released from jail on remand as the investigation over an alleged...

    Chelsea Board Breaks Silence on Bringing Thomas Tuchel Back To Stamford Bridge

    Chelsea board considers manager Thomas Tuchel’s return to Stamford Bridge impossible as they continue to stand by Graham Potter. Potter is under huge pressure at...

    NPFL Suspends Shooting Star Official For Urinating On Pitch, Fines Club N500,000

    Shooting Stars’ camp commandant, Auwal Mohammed, has been suspended by the NPF Interim Management Committee, for pissing on the pitch.   Nigeria Premier Football League, NPFL,...

    Flying Eagles Lose To Senegal At Under-20 AFCON

    Nigeria’s Flying Eagles suffered 1-0 defeat to Senegal on Sunday in Cairo in their respective opening match at the 2023 Africa Under-20 Cup of...

    Flying Eagles Trash Zambia 4-2

    Nigeria’s U-20 men’s national team, Flying Eagles, defeated Zambia 4-2 in an international friendly game played inside the MKO Abiola stadium, Abuja, on Friday. Both...

    Flying Eagles Get New Captain Ahead Of Afcon 2023

    Flying Eagles head Coach, Ladan Bosso has appointed Daniel Bamaiyi as the new captain of the Nigeria U20 team ahead of the game against...

    Sadio Mane Crowned African Footballer of the Year Ahead Of Mohamed Salah And Edouard Mendy

    Sadio Mane has been crowned the 2022 African Footballer of the Year ahead of former Liverpool team-mate Mohamed Salah and Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy. The...

    NFF Appoints José Peseiro As New Super Eagles Head Coach

    Nigeria Football Federation on Sunday announced the appointment of Mr José Santos Peseiro as the new Head Coach of the Senior Men National Team,...

    Sadio Mane Should Win Ballon d’Or If Liverpool Win Champions League – Jurgen Klopp Hails ‘World Class’ Senegal Forward

    Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp hailed Sadio Mane’s versatility after the Senegal forward scored to help his side secure a 2-0 win over Villarreal in...

    NFF Sacks Super Eagles Coach, Augustine Eguavoen

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed the termination of appointment of the entire technical crew of the Super Eagles. This followed the failure of...

    2022 World Cup Qualifier: €President Buhari Likely To Watch Nigeria vs Ghana Second Leg Live – Sports Minister, Sunday Dare

    Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sport, Sunday Dare, has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari might watch the return leg of the 2022 World Cup...

    Senegal Name Stadium After Sadio Mane After Africa Cup of Nations Glory

    Sadio Mane will have a brand new stadium named after him in his home town after leading Senegal to Africa Cup of Nations glory...

    NFF Retains Augustine Eguavoen As Super Eagles Interim Manager

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has retained Austine Eguavoen as the interim manager of the Super Eagles. This was confirmed in a statement issued by...

    I’ve Won The Champions League And Some Other Trophies But AFCON Win Is The Most Special And More Important For Me – Sadio Mané

    Senegal forward, Sadio Mane has broken his silence after winning the Africa Cup of Nations trophy on Sunday. Mane said winning the trophy is the...

    Senegal Declares National Public Holiday To Celebrate AFCON Win

    Macky Sall, Senegal’s President has declared Monday a public holiday to celebrate the national football team’s first ever African Cup of Nations crown following...

    Meet Sadio Mané, The Proud African Prince Reigning Supreme In World Football

    Sadio Mané is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Liverpool and the Senegal national team. Mané finished fourth for the 2019 Ballon d'Or, and in the award for the Best...

    AFCON: Sadio Mane’s Senegal Win Africa Cup of Nations In Penalty Shootout Against Egypt

    Senegal are the winners of the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations after emerging victorious from a dramatic penalty shootout in the final against Egypt. Liverpool’s...

    #AFCON: Captain Vincent Aboubakar Score Two Dramatic Late Goals Against Burkina Faso As Cameroon Stage Heroic Comeback To Win Third Place

    Captain Vincent Aboubakar scored two late goals as Cameroon staged an extraordinary comeback from three goals down against Burkina Faso to level the match...

    AFCON 2021: Mohamed Salah’s Egypt Into Semi-finals After Defeating Morocco

    Mohamed Salah scored and provided the assist for the winning goal as Egypt battled back from behind to defeat Morocco in their AFCON quarter-final. An...

    AFCON 2021: Ismaila Sarr Joins Up With Senegal Ahead Of Quarter-final Against Equatorial Guinea

    Watford have confirmed forward Ismaila Sarr has officially joined up with Senegal ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final against Equatorial Guinea. Sarr has...

    Don’t Crucify Okoye For Tunisian Goal And Buhari’s Call Not Responsible For Our AFCON Loss – Eguavoen

    Austin Eguavoen, the Super Eagles interim coach, talks about the team’s defeat by Tunisia at the AFCON, his efforts to psyche up the players ahead...

    AFCON 2021: Six Dead And Scores Injured In Stampede After Cameroon vs Comoros Match

    At least six persons have been reported dead with many injured after a stampede occured at Olembe Stadium that hosted Cameroon and Comoros in...

    Don’t Write Off Super Eagles – Buhari Beg Nigerians As Players Arrive After Shock AFCON 2021 Exit

    Following their rather disappointing exit from the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians not to write off the...

    Anthony Joshua Trends As Nigerians Blame Super Eagles Loss Against Tunisia On President Buhari’s Pre-match Meeting With The Team

    Nigerians have trooped to Twitter to blame President Buhari following Tunisia upsetting 10-man Nigeria at the Africa Cup of Nations. Youssef Msakni beat Super Eagles...

    AFCON 2021: Tunisia Knock Out 10-man Super Eagles Of Nigeria, Set Up Quarter-final Tie Against Burkina Faso

    Tunisia upset 10-man Nigeria to set up a quarter-final tie against Burkina Faso at the Africa Cup of Nations. Youssef Msakni beat Super Eagles keeper...

    AFCON 2021: “Please Keep On Winning” – President Buhari Begs Super Eagles Players During Call Ahead Of Tunisia Match

    President Buhari on Sunday morning, January 23, gave a pep talk to the Super Eagles, ahead of their second-round match against Tunisia tonight in...

    AFCON 2021: ‘Different Philosophy And Winning Mentality’ – Ndidi Reveals The Contrast Between Rohr And Eguavoen

    Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has revealed that new boss Augustine Eguavoen has brought a new philosophy and belief into the team, unlike former...

    AFCON 2021: CAF Names Augustine Eguavoen Group Stage Best Manager Ahead of Nigeria vs Tunisia

    After leading Nigeria to three straight victories in Group D, Confederation of African Football (CAF) has crowned Super Eagles interim boss, Augustine Eguavoen, as...

    2022 World Cup Playoffs: Nigeria To Play Ghana, Senegal To Face Egypt (Full Fixtures)

    The Nigerian Super Eagles will battle the Black Stars of Ghana for a spot in the 2022 FIFA World Cup. This was confirmed on Saturday...

    AFCON 2021: 12 Tunisian Players And Head Coach Tests Positive For COVID-19, To Miss Nigeria Match

    Ahead of the round of 16 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) clash with the Super Eagles, several Tunisian players and Mondher Kebaier, the head...

    AFCON 2021: Ghana ‘Fires Milovan Rajevac As Black Stars Coach’ Over Poor Performance

    Ghana Football Association has been instructed to sack its Serbian coach, Milovan Rajevac following the abysmal performance of the Black Stars in the ongoing...

    AFCON 2021: Twitter Verifies Augustine Eguavoen’s Account

    Twitter has verified the Twitter account of Super Eagles Interim Manager, Augustine Eguavoen. The official handle of the team, @NGSuperEagles, celebrated the verification on Friday. The...

    AFCON 2021: Sierra Leone Knocked Out After Penalty Miss In Defeat To Equatorial Guinea

    Sierra Leone’s veteran striker Kei Kamara missed a late penalty to scupper their chances of reaching the next round of the Africa Cup of...

    AFCON: Tunisia To Face Super Eagles After Shock Defeat By Gambia

    Gambia substitute Ablie Jallow scored a stunning goal deep in stoppage time to earn his team a shock 1-0 win over Tunisia at the...

    AFCON 2021: Holders Algeria Knocked Out After Ivory Coast Defeat

    Nicolas Pepe scored a superb solo goal as Ivory Coast beat Algeria 3-1 to send the defending champions crashing out of the Africa Cup...

    AFCON 2021: Eguavoen Won’t Get Any Salary As Interim Manager, He’s Only Entitled To Match Bonuses – NFF

    Augustine Eguavoen, the interim coach of the Super Eagles will not earn a salary but will be entitled to only win bonuses as the...

    #AFCON: “People Are Starting To Respect Nigeria” – Augustine Eguavoen

    Augustine Eguavoen, the Nigerian national team coach says people are once again beginning to respect the Super Eagles following their performance at the group...

    What A Foreign Coach Could Not Do, A Local Coach Is Doing – Reno Omokri Hails Augustine Eguavoen After Super Eagles Beat Guinea Bissau...

    Reno Omokri has said that what a foreign coach could not do with Super Eagles, a local coach is doing. He said this on his...

    AFCON: Nigeria Thump Guinea-Bissau To Become The Only Team At Tournament To Win All Three Group Games

    After making eight changes to the side that beat Sudan to seal their last-16 place, Nigeria took time to warm up. Umar Sadiq opened the...

    AFCON: Comoros Played Very Well And Deserved The Win. I’ll Not Resign, I Want To Take Ghana To The World Cup – Milovan Rajevac

    Coach of the Ghana National Men’s Football Team, Milovan Rajevac, has said that he will not to resign. This is coming after their humiliating exit...

    AFCON 2021: I Want Super Eagles Job On Permanent Basis – Augustine Eguavoen Tells NFF

    Super Eagles interim coach, Austine Eguavoen, has refused to rule out the possibility of managing the team on a permanent basis. Eguavoen was placed in...

    AFCON 2021: “We Didn’t Get That Creativity That We Wanted” – Former Nigerian Striker, Julius Aghahowa Pinpoints Super Eagles Major Problem

    After their first two games at the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, Nigerian former professional footballer who played as a striker, Julius...

    AFCON 2023: CAF Confirms Dates For Tournament In Côte d’Ivoire

    The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the dates for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The tournament which will be hosted in...

    2021 AFCON: Super Eagles Ready To Take On Mo Salah’s Egypt – Ahmed Musa

    Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa says the the team is ready to battle the Pharaohs of Egypt in Group D opening game of the...

    AFCON: All 52 Matches To Use VAR – CAF

    Video Assistant Referee will be used for all the games at the upcoming African Cup of Nations in Cameroon. The Confederation of African Football (CAF)...

    AFCON: Excitement As CAF Increases Prize Money To $5m

    Any country that wins the upcoming African Cup of Nations will go home with a staggering $5 million (about N2.8 billion). The the winners’ prize...

    Ethiopia’s Berihu Aregawi And Ejegayehu Taye Break 5km World Records In Barcelona

    Ethiopia’s Berihu Aregawi and Ejegayehu Taye ended 2021 on a high when they broke the men’s and women’s 5km world records at the Cursa...

    BBNaija: Meet Perri Shakes-Drayton, Mike Edwards’ Biggest Cheerleader And Wife 

    2019 BBNaija finalist, Mike Edwards is married to British Track and Field Athlete, Perri Shakes-Drayton. Peirresha Alexandra Shakes-Drayton, who recently arrived in Nigeria to cheer...

    Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru Becomes The World Fastest Man

    Nigerian athlete, Divine Oduduru, on Saturday ran a 100m/200m double at the Michael Johnson Classicin Waco, Texas. The 22-year-old student of Texas Tech University posted...

    South Africa Vows To Challenge IAAF New Testosterone Rule

    The South African Athletics board has promised to challenge the new rules by the world athletics governing body, IAAF, on testosterone levels among female...

    Girl Power! Nigerian Bobsled Team Are Already Making Plans For 2022 Winter Olympics

    Alicia Keys didn't make a mistake when she composed her "Girl On Fire" song and inserted lyrics that accurately described the girl power. Everyday,...

    Britain’s Speed Skater, Elsie Christie Has Been Disqualified From The Olympics

    Great Britain's medal hopes in the on-going winter Olympics suffered another hit when speed skating sensation, Elsie Christie, was disqualified on Tuesday morning for...

    Stephen Kiprotich Is The Winner Of The 2018 Lagos City Marathon

    A mid-aged Ugandan, Stephen Kiprotich, has been announced as the winner of the 2018 Lagos City marathon. Kiprotich covered the huge distance between National...

    Lagos City Marathon: These Roads Will Be Affected By The Lagos City Marathon On Saturday

    The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has announced traffic diversion on the routes that will be affected by the Lagos City Marathon race...

    For The Ladies: A Guide To Understanding Football And Enjoying It With Your Man

    The football season is returning this weekend and while it is a time most men have been looking forward to over the past of...

    The Money Fight: Just How Much Money Is On The Ropes As McGregor And Mayweather Square Off?

    All eyes are now fixed upon Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather as they gradually make their way towards the boxing ring in Las Vegas...

    IAAF: Nigerians Blame Poor Performance At Championship On Lack Of Investment

    Team Nigeria's poor performance at the just-concluded International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) has been trailed by different reactions most of wish haven't been in...

    Usain Bolt To Fulfil Lifelong Dream…..Set To Feature In A Game For Manchester United

    USAIN Bolt has signed for Manchester United — to play a charity football match against Barcelona. The lifelong fan was to make his first...

    IAAF 2017: Nigeria Left World Athletics Championships In London Empty-Handed

    Team Nigeria have ended their campaign at the 2017 World Athletics Championships in London without winning a medal after they finished fifth in the...

    Spring King Usain Bolt’s Glorious Career Ends In Injury As He Pulls Up In Relay Finals

    Jamaican sprint king and world record holder Usain Bolt pulled up on the home straight as he sought to chase down the United States...

    Sports: Nigeria May Host IAAF Championships 2025 Edition

    According to the Confederation of African Athletics President Hamad Kalkaba Malboum, plans are in place to ensure a country in Africa hosts the athletics...

    The Olympics Goes To Hollywood! Los Angeles Is Set To Host Event In 2028

    After weeks of negotiations with the International Olympic Committee, Los Angeles officials have reached a deal to host the 2028 Summer Games under terms...

    English Side Arsenal Unveil Stylish New Away Kit For 2017/2018 Season

    Arsenal have launched their new away kit for next season – which they claim is a nod to one of their strips in the...

    Novak Djokovic Quits Tennis Till End Of The Season

    Twelve-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic will not play again in 2017 because of an elbow injury. Former world number one Djokovic, 30, retired...

    Sportswear Giants Nike Redefines What A Sports Bra Should Look Like

    When Nike introduced Flyknit in 2012, the material represented a major breakthrough in the sneaker industry. Sneaker uppers were traditionally made from pieces of...

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