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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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Wilder blames ring-walk costume for Fury defeat

Deontay Wilder has blamed his elaborate ring-walk costume for his WBC heavyweight title defeat by Tyson Fury. The American, 34, said his costume was too heavy and as a result, he “didn’t have the legs” for the fight. Britain’s Fury, 31, produced a dominant display to win the title in Las Vegas on Saturday when... Continue Reading →

Arsenal Revival Gathers Pace As Aubameyang Downs Everton

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang boosted Arsenal’s hopes of gate-crashing the race to reach the Champions League as his double clinched a 3-2 win against Everton on Sunday. For much of a troubled season, Arsenal has been written off as also-rans in the battle to qualify for Europe’s elite club competition. But, recovering from the wreckage of the... Continue Reading →

2021 AFCON qualifiers: Eagles, Leone Stars clash in Asaba

The 15,400-capacity Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba will host next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone, the Nigeria Football Federation has announced. “We have finally settled for the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba for the qualifying match against Sierra Leone. The match will be... Continue Reading →

Manchester City Could Be Stripped Of 2017-2018 EPL Title – Mourinho Reacts To City UEFA Ban

Tottenham boss, Jose Mourinho, has reacted to the UEFA ban on Manchester City. The Portuguese raised the possibility of Man City being stripped the 2017-2018 Premier League title and awarded to Manchester United. Mourinho was the manager at United in 2017-2018 season when City won the title. UEFA on Friday banned Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City... Continue Reading →

Kudos! Super Eagles Move Up Four Places In February FIFA Rankings

Nigeria has moved up four places in the February FIFA rankings released on Wednesday. The Super Eagles now occupy the 31st position in the world and are third in Africa. Senegal remains the best on the continent and 20th in the world, while Tunisia moved up to 27th position Daily Post reports. Algeria (35th) and... Continue Reading →

Ighalo To Earn N1.4bn In Six Months At Old Trafford

Odion Ighalo will reportedly earn the sum of N1.4bn (£2.98m) during his six months loan spell at Manchester United, Sports Extra can reveal. As of Thursday, the exchange rate from naira to a British pound sterling was put at N469.41. Ighalo joined United on loan until the end of the season in a surprise move as a cover... Continue Reading →

Nigerians Divided Over New Eagles kits

The new Super Eagles kits unveiled by designers Nike and the Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday, has elicited reactions from Nigerians on Twitter. NFF president, Amaju Pinnick, in a chat with our correspondent, had described the jerseys as an improvement on the ones worn by the Eagles in 2018 and 2019. But while some fans... Continue Reading →

Racism: Mikel In Tears After Family Abuse

Trabzonspor midfielder, Mikel Obi, was forced to hold back the tears while speaking about the racial abuse he and his family suffered on social media after his team’s 2-1 win against Fenerbahce on Saturday in the Turkish Super Lig. In an emotional interview after the team’s 5-0 thrashing of Erzurumspor in the Turkish Cup quarter-final first-leg... Continue Reading →

Buhari Appoints Daniel Amokachi As Nigeria’s Football Ambassador

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former Super Eagles player and Assistant Coach, Daniel Amokachi, as Nigeria’s Football Ambassador. Amokachi will assist the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development to scout for talents as the nation’s Football Ambassador. This was disclosed in a statement signed on Tuesday by Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to... Continue Reading →

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