Delta emerge winners of National Sports Festival

Team Delta has won the 20th edition of the National Sports Festival held in Edo State between April 2 to 14. Team Edo, the host, came second with 129 gold, 104 silver, and 108 bronze while Team Bayelsa finished a third with 56 gold, 55 silver, and 58 bronze. Team Delta...... more

South Africa’s Motsepe elected CAF president

South Africa’s Motsepe elected CAF president Sole candidate South African Patrice Motsepe was confirmed as Confederation of African Football (CAF) president in Rabat Friday, and pleaded for unity as he seeks to fix the troubled organisation.“Africa needs collective wisdom, but also the exceptional talent and wisdom of every (national football association) president and every member nation,” he...... more

Thomas Tuchel appointed Chelsea coach

Thomas Tuchel appointed Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel was appointed Chelsea manager on an 18-month contract on Tuesday, tasked with hauling the underperforming Blues back into the Champions League next season. The 47-year-old German replaces the sacked Frank Lampard to become the 13th Chelsea boss since Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich bought the club in 2003. AFP  ...... more

Enugu State celebrates Christian Chukwu at 70

Enugu State celebrates Christian Chukwu at 70 The Enugu State government has congratulated the iconic former Nigerian international football player and national coach, who is an illustrious son of the state, Chairman Christian Chukwu, on his attainment of 70 years.  In a statement, the Enugu State Commissioner for Information, Nnanyelugo Chidi Aroh, said that the government and the...... more

American footballer Jordan shoots self dead

American footballer Jordan shoots self dead American football player, Ty Jordan has died after he accidentally shot himself in the hip at his home in Denton, Texas The Christmas Day incident happened months after the 19-year-old University of Utah student lost his mother to cancer. Jordan died at a hospital in Dallas where he was rushed to...... more

Maradona autopsy shows no drink, illegal drugs

Maradona autopsy shows no drink, illegal drugs Diego Maradona’s autopsy has revealed that the Argentina legend had no signs of alcohol or narcotics consumption at the time of his death. The 1986 World Cup winner died of a heart attack on 25 November at the age of 60. The autopsy said Maradona had problems with his kidneys, heart...... more

Joshua knocks out Pulev to retain world heavyweight titles

Joshua knocks out Pulev to retain world heavyweight titles British-Nigerian boxer, Anthony Joshua, knocked out Bulgarian boxer, Kubrat Pulev, in the ninth round of their world title bout at the SSE Arena, Wembley, to retain his WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles. The fight is Joshua’s first since reclaiming his belts from Andy Ruiz in December 2019 in...... more

Football legend, Diego Maradona dies at 60

Football legend, Diego Maradona dies at 60 Football legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60. The former Argentina attacking midfielder and manager had successful surgery on a brain blood clot earlier in November.     It was then announced he was to be treated for alcohol dependency. One of the greatest players of all time,...... more

Liverpool star Salah tests positive again for coronavirus

Liverpool star Salah tests positive again for coronavirus Liverpool and Egypt star, Mohamed Salah tested positive for the coronavirus, for the second time on Friday, the Egyptian Football Association (FA) said. Salah was in Cairo for the African Nations Cup qualifier match against Togo. The Egyptian FA further disclosed more bad news, announcing that three other players from the...... more

Maradona to undergo brain surgery

Maradona to undergo brain surgery Diego Maradona will undergo surgery for a subdural hematoma within hours, a source with knowledge of the situation and local media said on Tuesday. The former Argentina football star had been hospitalised since Monday night for anaemia and dehydration, though his condition had been improving, his personal doctor said earlier in...... more

Omeruo, Simon, 11 others hit Eagles’ camp

Omeruo, Simon, 11 others hit Eagles’ camp Experienced defender Kenneth Omeruo and striker Moses Simon led 11 other stars to the Super Eagles’ Hotel die Zeit an der Glan in Austria Monday ahead of the international friendly matches against African champions Algeria and Africa’s number two –ranked team, Tunisia. Omeruo and Simon were joined by Samuel Kalu, Chidera...... more

Osimhen must keep working harder –Gattuso

Osimhen must keep working harder –Gattuso Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso has told Victor Osimhen in clear terms that his goals for the Partenopei in pre-season counts for ‘nothing’as he looks set to lead the team’s attack ahead of the new season. The Nigeria international bagged his second hat-trick for Napoli in their 4-0 win over Italian third...... more

Arsenal confirm signing Willian from Chelsea

Arsenal confirm signing Willian from Chelsea Arsenal football club have confirmed signing former Chelsea’s winger, Willian on a three-year contract. The Brazil international becomes the first signing of the summer for the Gunners after joining on a free transfer. The 32-year-old left the Blues after his contract expired with the Stamford Bridge outfit. “Brazil international @WillianBorges88 has...... more

Man U qualify for Europa League quarter-final

Man U qualify for Europa League quarter-final Anthony Martial struck a late winner as Manchester United secured a 2-1 win over LASK Linz to advance to the Europa League quarter-finals. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made nine changes to his side from the team that started the final game of the Premier League season, with only Harry Maguire and Brandon...... more

Arsenal beat Chelsea to win FA Cup Final

Arsenal beat Chelsea to win FA Cup Final Two goals from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang were enough as Arsenal came from behind to beat London rivals Chelsea 2-1 to win the FA Cup final on Saturday. With the result, Arsenal extended their record number of wins to 14 – two more than Manchester United. They have won 10% of all FA...... more

Nigerian striker Onuachu tests positive for COVID-19

Nigerian striker Onuachu tests positive for COVID-19 Super Eagles striker Paul Onuachu on Wednesday tested positive for coronavirus, but the result of his compatriots Stephen Odey and Cyril Dessers at Belgian club Genk, came out negative. The 26-year-old Nigeria international is the first Eagles star to test positive for the virus that has caused sporting events cancellations and...... more

Neymar makes £775,000 donation to fight COVID-19

Neymar makes £775,000 donation to fight COVID-19 Neymar has been revealed as the anonymous donor who gave 5 million Brazilian real (£775,000/$950,000) to charity to fight coronavirus.   The PSG star has been unveiled as the generous figure who split the sum between UNICEF and a benefit fund in his home nation of Brazil The Paris Saint-Germain star...... more

Rangers confirm death of footballer

Rangers confirm death of footballer The management of former Nigeria league champions, Rangers International F.C of Enugu, under the leadership of Prince Davidson Owumi, has confirmed the death of the club’s attacking sensation, Ifeanyi George Onwubiko. Onwubiko’s sad event took place, Sunday, March 22, 2020 in a fatal auto-accident along Asaba-Benin express way. The club’s statement...... more

Former Real Madrid president dies of coronavirus

Former Real Madrid president dies of coronavirus Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz, who was hospitalised with coronavirus, died on Saturday at the age of 76, his son announced.   Sanz was in charge of the Spanish giants from 1995-2000, overseeing two Champions League titles. “My father has just passed away. He did not deserve this ending and...... more

Joshua defeats Ruiz, reclaims world boxing titles

Joshua defeats Ruiz, reclaims world boxing titles Anthony Joshua on Saturday defeated Andy Ruiz Jr at the Diriyah Arena, Saudi Arabia to reclaim his IBF, WBA and WBO titles. Joshua lost the titles to Ruiz in a shock June defeat in New York. With his victory, Joshua has joined greats such as Muhammad Ali, Lennox Lewis and Evander...... more

Gunmen in NYSC uniform attack FC Ifeanyi Ubah bus in Lokoja, shoot driver

Gunmen in NYSC uniform attack FC Ifeanyi Ubah bus in Lokoja, shoot driver Players of Nigeria Professional Football League side FC IfeanyiUbah were, on Friday, attacked by suspected armed men on their way to a league match against Jigawa Golden Stars in Kano. According to a press statement by the club, the incident took place at about 1:30pm, when players and officials of the...... more

FIFA bans Siasia for life over match-fixing

FIFA bans Siasia for life over match-fixing …I’m innocent, says ex-Super Eagles coach FIFA on Friday banned former Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) official, Samson Siasia, for life after the body’s ethics panel found him guilty of taking bribes in connection with match fixing. In a statement, the adjudicatory chamber of FIFA’s independent ethics committee said the probe targeting...... more

AFCON: South Africa-based Nigerians panic after Eagles win

AFCON: South Africa-based Nigerians panic after Eagles win There was panic among Nigerians living in South Africa on Wednesday and Thursday after the Super Eagles defeated Bafana Bafana 2-1 in the quarter-finals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. After the recent murder of the Deputy Director-General of Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria, Elizabeth Ndubusi-Chukwu, in South Africa, it...... more

Dangote, Otedola promise Eagles $75,000 per goal

Dangote, Otedola promise Eagles $75,000 per goal Billionaires AlikoDangote and Femi Otedola have both promised the Super Eagles $75,000 for every goal scored in their remaining matches at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. While Dangote made a pledge of $50,000 to the team for every goal in their remaining two matches at the championship, Otedola promised $25,000...... more

Anthony Joshua gets £20m for shock defeat, Andy Ruiz £5m for winning

Anthony Joshua gets £20m for shock defeat, Andy Ruiz £5m for winning Andy Ruiz Jr might have produced one of the biggest upsets in heavyweight history on Saturday, but his pay cheque was distinctly lightweight, compared to Anthony Joshua’s. The Mexican stunned Britain’s WBA, IBF and WBO champion to shake up heavyweight boxing’s established order in dramatic style. Ruiz is understood to have...... more

Man City beats Brighton to retain EPL title

Man City beats Brighton to retain EPL title Manchester City have retained the Premier League title courtesy of a 4-1 win over Brighton & Hove Albion on the final matchday of the 2018-19 campaign. City entered the clash at the Amex one point clear of second-placed Liverpool, knowing that a victory over the Seagulls would see them become the first side...... more

Otedola donates N18m for Chukwu’s overseas treatment *Ugwuanyi employs son

Otedola donates N18m for Chukwu’s overseas treatment *Ugwuanyi employs son • NFF makes ex-Eagles captain Life Ambassador The Chief Executive Officer, Forte Oil Plc., Femi Otedola, has donated $50,000 (N18m) for the overseas medical trip of ailing former Super Eagles coach, Christian Chukwu. Otedola, who was represented by the Chairman of Otedola Foundation, Phillip Akinola, made the donation on Wednesday during...... more

NFF pledges to assist ailing ex-Eagles captain, Christian Chukwu

NFF pledges to assist ailing ex-Eagles captain, Christian Chukwu Ex-Nigerian international and the then Green Eagles captain, Christian Chukwu is seriously ill and needs $50,000 for medical trip abroad to save his life. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) disclosed this on Sunday, saying that the body has moved to provide support for Chukwu to overcome his present health challenges and...... more

I was told to join a cult to get political position — Taribo West

I was told to join a cult to get political position — Taribo West Former Super Eagles defender Taribo West bares it all about the plight of Nigeria’s ex-footballers in this interview. Excerpts: Are you happy with the current division among the country’s ex-footballers, which has seen them forming factional players’ unions? It has come to a point that I need to speak out. There...... more

China appoints Cannavaro as national team manager

China appoints Cannavaro as national team manager Fabio Cannavaro has been named head coach of the China national team, the Chinese FA have announced on their official website. The former Real Madrid, Juventus, Inter and Napoli defender, who also captained Italy to their World Cup triumph in 2006, has been managing Chinese Super League club, Guangzhou Evergrande, since...... more

 

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