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Ighalo’s Goal Secures Maximum Points For Nigeria

Substitute Odion Ighalo’s 77th minutes lone strike was all Nigeria needed to beat Burundi on Saturday in Alexandria to begin the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on a promisory note. The former Watford front man curled finish past Burundi goalkeeper Jonathan Nahimana from an Ola Aina back heel flip to register his presence in the tournament. Ighalo was the highest ...

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Anthony Joshua Beaten By Andy Ruiz Jr At Madison Square Garden

*Rematch before the year is over Andy Ruiz Jr produced one of the biggest shocks in the history of heavyweight boxing to rip Anthony Joshua’s IBF, WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles from him and tear up the division’s proposed plot lines. In a truly remarkable fight at New York’s Madison Square Garden, Ruiz floored Joshua four times en route ...

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Manchester City Retain Premier League Title, Beat Briton 4-1

Manchester City are Premier League champions after completing a 4-1 win over Brighton at the Amex Stadium. The result sees us finish on 98 points, one ahead of second-placed Liverpool who beat Wolves 2-0 in their final game of the season. Here we take a look at some remarkable statistics and milestones from another memorable Premier League campaign. A Decade ...

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Aubameyang’s Hat-trick Sends Arsenal To Europa League Final

Who needs the drama and excitement of a European comeback when you can win your semi-final as convincingly as this? That will be Arsenal’s argument, anyway, on a night when the wide-eyed footballing passion we have seen all week was replaced by the cold, merciless finishing of one of the finest forwards in Europe. There was no chance of Valencia ...

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FG Drags Amaju Pinnick, Four Others To Court For Alleged Corruption

The Federal Government has dragged the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, and four others to court for allegedly misappropriating $8,400 belonging to the football body. The four other suspects are NFF Secretary, Sunusi Mohammed; the 1st Vice-President, Seyi Akinwumi; the 2nd Vice-President, Shehu Dikko and an Executive member, Yusuff Fresh. The charges against them were filed ...

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UCL: No Mercy For Messi As Liverpool Stun Barça 4-0

Liverpool produced arguably the greatest comeback in their history, defeating Barcelona 4-0 to overturn a 3-0 first leg defeat to qualify for the Uefa Champions League final. It was history all over again as Liverpool conjured up the spirits of the 2005 side that won the UCL from three goals down. It was, however, the demons of Rome that came ...

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Breaking News: Again, Court Orders Jay Jay Okocha’s Arrest For Tax Evasion

A Lagos High Court in Igbosere has renewed a bench warrant for the arrest of former Super Eagles captain, Augustine Jay-Jay Okocha for alleged tax evasion. Justice Adedayo Akintoye made the order following Okocha’s alleged failure to settle a 2017 income tax evasion case brought against him by the Lagos State Government. The judge first made the order on January ...

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Champions League: It’s Spurs v Man City, Barça v Man Utd In Last Eight

The draw for the Champions League quarter-finals was made this morning in Nyon, France Below are the fixtures: The fixture between Barcelona and Manchester United has been reversed such that Man U will be hosting Barca first. This is due to local football rules in Manchester that both teams can not play at home on the same night. The match ...

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Former NFF Secretary General, Taiwo Ogunjobi Is Dead

Former Secretary General of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi is dead. Ogunjobi, who before his demise was the Chairman of Osun Football Association, was confirmed dead by his Media aide, Mr Tunde Shamsudeen. He was said to have passed on in the early hours of Monday at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan. Shamsudeen said the former NFF ...

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Super Falcons Win Ninth African Title, Buhari Congratulates Team

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have emerged the champions of Africa for an amazing ninth time as they beat South Africa 4-3 on Saturday in a nervy final match at the Accra Sports Stadium. The Falcons were pushed to the wire as they had to go through the extra time and penalty kicks for the first time in their nine ...

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