Man Utd set to make Alexis Sanchez highest-paid EPL player
Manchester United are set to land Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal by making him the Premier League’s highest-paid player, according to several reports on Thursday. The Chilean striker would earn between 400,000 and 500,000 pounds ($555,000 and $690,000) a week before tax by moving to Old Trafford, according to The... Read more
NFF reveals World Cup program
To several applauses and commendation for good planning and focus, the Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday in Lagos made public its 2018 FIFA World Cup program for the Super Eagles, revealing venues and dates for six pre-World Cup friendly matches, kit launch, camping programmes and venues, the team base... Read more
Theo Walcott joins Everton in £25m deal
  Everton have completed the signing of Theo Walcott from Arsenal in a deal which could rise to £25million, with the winger saying the move made him ‘excited again’ about his career. The 28-year-old, who spent 12 years with the Gunners and played in nearly 400 games, has signed... Read more
NFF to Unveil Super Eagles World Cup Kits in London
Nigeria’s World Cup training camp will officially open on May 22, in Abuja and the country’s special kits for the Mundial in Russia will be presented to the public on February 7, in London. This, officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have made known on Wednesday in Lagos.... Read more
Handball Nations Cup: Angola beats Nigeria 29-16
The Nigerian Men Handball National team started their campaign in this year’s Africa Nations Cup in defeat as the team was beaten 29-16 by the Angolans at Le Palais des Sports de Libreville, Libreville, Gabon. The Nigerian team was on the back foot throughout the game and had little... Read more
Messi misses penalty in Catalan derby defeat
Lionel Messi missed a penalty as Espanyol struck in the dying moments to consign Barcelona to their first defeat since August, 1-0 in the first leg of the Copa del Rey quarter-finals on Wednesday. Oscar Melendo slotted home a neat finish with two minutes remaining of a temperamental derby... Read more
Gov. Wike splashes N60m on Go Round FC
Governor of Rivers State, Barrister Nyesom Wike (CON) on Tuesday afternoon splashed sixty million naira on Go Round Football Club for gaining promotion to the Nigeria Professional Football League and winning the Nigeria National League, NNL Super 4 in Lagos. Governor Wike in a reception organised for the team... Read more
Federer beats Bedene, qualifies for   Australian Open 2nd round
Defending champion Roger Federer dazzled under the Australian Open lights to waltz through to the second round with a straight sets win over Aljaz Bedene on Tuesday. The ageless Swiss marvel, rated as the favourite to win his 20th Grand Slam title, thrilled the Rod Laver Arena crowd with... Read more
Dembele suffers another hamstring injury
Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele has suffered another hamstring injury and will be out of action for between three and four weeks, the La Liga leaders said on Monday. The French winger, signed last year from Borussia Dortmund for a fee which could rise to 147 million euros, suffered a... Read more
French referee loses temper, kicks player before sending him off
Referee Tony Chapron became the pantomime villain of Paris Saint-Germain’s 1-0 win at Nantes on Sunday, after responding to an accidental collision with Diego Carlos by kicking the Brazilian and sending him off. In injury time and with PSG on the counter-attack, Chapron stepped across the backtracking Nantes centre-back... Read more