Southampton sack Mark Hughes to prevent further slide
Mark Hughes has been sacked as Southampton manager, the club have confirmed. The Saints drew 2-2 with Manchester United on Saturday, as they threw away a 2-0 lead. Former Manchester City and Wales manager Hughes was handed a three-year contract by the club having steered them safety in an... Read more
South Africa to host AFCON 2019 as CAF disqualifies Cameroon
South African Football Association president Danny Jordaan has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football wants South Africa to step in as hosts of the Africa Cup of Nations 2019, at short notice, according to a report on South Africa’s Times Live. CAF stripped Cameroon of the AFCON 2019... Read more
AWCON 2018: Super Falcons emerge champions after one of their toughest encounters
Saturday’s final was arguably the toughest the Falcons have played with the South African’s putting up a brave fight. As the first 90 minutes ran down with both sides failing to find the target, Nigeria was presented with a solid opportunity to take the lead when Francisca Ordega was... Read more
Football legends Weah, Drogba, Essien, others for ‘The Match’ in Lagos
As part of his send forth and to appreciate his contributions to sports development, some former Nigeria internationals have concluded arrangement celebrate Lagos State Governor, His Excellency, Akinwunmi Ambode on March 15 and 16 in Lagos. Speaking at a press briefing, a former Nigerian international, Waheed Akanni said the... Read more
Aiteo-CAF Awards 2018: Musa, Ighalo, Iwobi make list of 34 nominees
CAF has released the full list of nominees for the upcoming Aiteo-CAF awards in Dakar, Senegal on January 8, 2019. Three Nigerians made the list of 34 nominees for the African footballer of the year. They are Ahmed Musa of Al-Nassr, Saudi-Arabia, Odion Ighalo of Changchun Yatai, China, and... Read more
Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinand arrives Lagos for Guinness fan tour (Photos)
Retired England international footballer, Rio Ferdinand has arrived in Lagos for a series of events organised by Guinness, as he touched down at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Ikeja in Lagos, and got a rousing welcome from football fans. The Manchester United defender, who was well received by officials... Read more
Nigerian striker, Isaac Success signs new five-year deal with Watford
Super Eagles striker, Isaac Success, has been rewarded with a new long-term contract by his Premier League club, Watford. The 22-year-old committed himself to the Hornets for five more years in a deal which runs until 2023. Watford chairman and chief executive Scott Duxbury confirmed the new deal on... Read more
Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder fight slated for this Saturday
Tyson Fury is set to face Deontay Wilder for the WBC heavyweight title this Saturday, December 1, 2018. Both fighters had earlier challenged World Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Joshua. Recently, Fury claimed he plans to give his seven-figure pay day from the fight with Deontay Wilder to “the poor”. “I’m... Read more
Mourinho hits back at critics of his crazy celebration during UCL match
Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has hit back at critics who slammed him for his attitude during Tuesday’s UCL victory against Young Boys. The game which ended 1-0 saw United grabbing a late winner through an effort from Marouane Fellaini. Celebrating the goal, Mourinho picked up crates of water... Read more
Ronaldo becomes first player ever to have 100 Champions League wins
Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first man to 100 Champions League wins, with the Juventus superstar reaching that mark against Valencia. Records continue to tumble around the Portuguese as the bar of individual excellence is raised in each passing campaign. Ronaldo was not among the goals in his most... Read more