Why I rejected NFF technical director job —Amuneke

A former Super Eagles star, Emmanuel Amuneke, has said he rejected an offer to become the Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation because of his existing contract with a club. He said this on Friday while speaking on PUNCH Online interview programme, Kick&Follow, where football stars discuss topical issues in Nigerian football. Though the 1994 African Player of... Continue Reading →

Football Legend, Diego Maradona, is Dead

The former Albiceleste 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, Maradona was captain when Argentina won the 1986 World Cup, producing a series of sublime individual performances.... Continue Reading →

Ramos set to miss Inter Milan game

Sergio Ramos is likely to miss three games after Real Madrid confirmed on Thursday the defender has sustained a hamstring injury. Ramos came off towards the end of the first half of Spain’s 6-0 victory over Germany in the Nations League on Tuesday. After undergoing tests under the supervision of Real Madrid's medical team, Sergio... Continue Reading →

FIFA Introduces Mandatory Maternity Leave for women Players

FIFA is to introduce new regulations to protect the rights of women players, including mandatory maternity leave, the world football governing body said on Thursday. The reforms have been put forward by FIFA’s Football Stakeholders Committee (FSC) and will go to FIFA’s Council in December for approval, says PM News. New rules include mandatory maternity... Continue Reading →

Nigeria Opens Camp For Tokyo 2020 Olympics Today

Nigeria will begin its preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games today with prospective athletes expected to report to camps in Lagos and Abuja. The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development yesterday disclosed that it has made arrangements to camp athletes and officials ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, in a... Continue Reading →

Cristiano Ronaldo Selling Former Manchester Mansion for £3.25M

Having left Manchester United almost a decade ago, it’s no surprise that international soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is ready to bid farewell to his home in the affluent English village of Alderley Edge, just 15 miles away from his former playing ground at Old Trafford. Mr. Ronaldo, who now plays forward for Italian club Juventus,... Continue Reading →

Germany Needs Muller And Boateng’s Experience – Schweinsteiger

Bayern Munich legend, Bastian Schweinsteiger has come out to say that Thomas Muller and Jerome Boateng should be reinstated into the German national team. He recently revealed this after the country lost 6-0 vs Spain during the international break. If it were up to me, Boateng and Müller would be in the national team. But... Continue Reading →

There are no little opponents’ – Rohr satisfied with Super Eagles performance against Sierra Leone

Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has expressed his satisfaction with the Super Eagles’ 0-0 draw against Sierra Leone on Tuesday, Goal.Com reports. The three-time African champions laboured to a second consecutive draw against the 120th-ranked team in the world in the Africa Cup of Nations  qualifying game. He recently revealed that Nigerians must know... Continue Reading →

FIFA MOVES CLUB WORLD CUP TO FEBRUARY

FIFA has formally moved the Club World Cup from December 2020 to February 2021 due to the on-going pandemic, but it remains in Qatar. The tournament, which replaced the old Intercontinental Cup with teams from various continents facing off, had been scheduled for next month. It has been subject to the disruptive effect of the... Continue Reading →

Griezmann Rescues Barcelona First Leg Draw At Napoli

Antoine Griezmann rescued a 1-1 draw for Barcelona at Napoli in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday. Frenchman Griezmann struck just before the hour mark for Barca in Naples after Dries Mertens had put the hosts ahead in the 30th minute with his 121st Napoli goal, equalling the club all-time... Continue Reading →

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