Sanchez,Shkodran Mustafi down Tottenham 2-0
Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez proved amid the uncertainty over their futures that they remain Arsenal’s star performers with match-winning displays in Saturday’s 2-0 victory over rivals Tottenham. The build-up to the derby clash had focused largely on the supposed power shift in north London as Mauricio Pochettino has turned Spurs into Premier... Read more
CHAN 2018: Eagles to face Libya, Rwanda, Equatorial Guinea
Nigeria’s Super Eagles will face 2014 champions Libya, as well as Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea, in the group stage of the 5th African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco. The competition is holding from Jan. 13 to Feb. 4, with the Eagles playing their Group C matches in Tangier. Libya had... Read more
All is set for Serena William’s $1 million wedding
It is yet to be seen what else will dominate the headlines come Thursday as American tennis star and multiple Grand Slam winner Serena Williams ties the knot with Reddit co-founder fiancé Alexis Ohanian. The event is said to be costing more than $1 million to stage and is... Read more
More football stakeholders on Wednesday hailed the remarkable performance of the Super Eagles, after their hard-earned victory over the Albiceleste of Argentina in the international friendly match at Krasnodar, Russia. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Super Eagles battled from a 2-0 deficit to trounce the... Read more
Didier Drogba announces retirement plans
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba plans to hang up the boots at the end of the USL season with Phoenix Rising. The USL campaign begins in March 2018 and finishes in November. Drogba, who turns 40 in March, told RMC Sport: “Ah, do you want a scoop? I think next... Read more
England book friendlies with Netherlands, Italy
England have arranged friendlies against the Netherlands and Italy in March as they step up their preparations for the World Cup. Gareth Southgate’s side will face the Netherlands in Amsterdam on March 23 before hosting Italy at Wembley four days later. Both the Netherlands and Italy have failed to... Read more
CAF considers Nigerian proposal for World Cup friendlies
The Confederation of African Football will meet soon to discuss a proposal for African World Cup qualifiers to play friendlies during the FIFA window in March, a Nigerian official said Tuesday. Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia will be Africa’s five flag bearers at Russia next year.   However,... Read more
5 Argentina Players To Watch Out For Vs Super Eagles
1. ANGEL DI MARIA (Forward, PSG) The Paris Saint-Germain forward is no stranger to the Nigerian team as he has been involved in previous encounters between both countries. Among the games that readily comes to mind was Di Maria’s delightful chip over U-23 Eagles keeper Ambrose Vanzekin in the final... Read more
2018 FIFA World Cup ticket sales resume on Thursday
Ticket sales for the world’s biggest football event, the 2018 FIFA World Cup, will resume on Thursday on a first-come first-served basis. A total of 622,117 tickets were successfully allocated to subscribers, even though this was subject to payment being made later. This was also at the conclusion of... Read more
NRA promotes 862 out of 1,350 referees
Moroof Oluwa, the Secretary-General of Nigeria Referees Association ( NRA ), on Monday said the association promoted 862 referees into different higher categories for efficiency and enhanced officiating. Oluwa in Abuja, while speaking on improving the standard of referees, that the association would continue to evaluate the performance of... Read more