Ex-Nigerian footballer, Ajuma Ameh-Otache, dies at 33
Ajuma Ameh-Otache, one of Nigeria’s most successful women internationals, midfielder has died at the age of 33. The ex footballer, who played for Nigeria at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, also won the African Women’s Cup of Nations that same year. “We are sad to hear of the... Read more
Liverpool’s Alisson is world’s best goalkeeper
Liverpool star Alisson is the highest-ranked goalkeeper in this year’s Goal 50. The Brazil international joined the Reds during the summer for £56 million (€62.5m) – which, at the time, was a record for a goalkeeper – and the 26-year-old has enjoyed an impressive start to his career at Anfield. However, Alisson makes... Read more
Man United were lucky against Juventus: Dublin
Manchester United “got lucky” against Juventus, says Dion Dublin, with Anthony Martial the only positive in an attacking unit which delivered “no end product”. The Red Devils netted twice in the final four minutes of a dramatic Champions League clash in Turin on Wednesday to head dome with a much-needed... Read more
‘I’ll buy another club if Arsenal won’t be sold to me’ – Dangote
Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has said he will consider buying another football club if Premiership club Arsenal won’t be sold to him. Dangote, who is a fan of the club has been wanting to buy the British club for years. He says he’ll make a move only after he has... Read more
Nigerian footballer dies on the pitch in Turkey
A Nigerian footballer has died on the pitch in Turkey over the weekend. Ekundayo Ebenezer Mawoyeka, 23, a striker who plays for Sarayköyspor in the Super Amateur League collapsed in the 35th minute of the game against Ye?ilköyspor at the Servergazi Stadium. He was rushed to the Servergazi State... Read more
Salah’s statue unveiled in Egypt
Egyptian sculptor Mai Abdel Allah has unveiled a statue of Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah at the World Youth Forum in Sharm El Sheikh, which ends tomorrow. The statue shows Salah with his arms outstretched in apparent celebration, albeit with much bigger hair in real life. Mohammed Salah is a hero... Read more
Champions League:Liverpool leave Shaqiri out of Belgrade squad to avoid offending Serbs
Liverpool have left Xherdan Shaqiri out of their squad to face Serbian side Red Star Belgrade in the Champions League on Tuesday because they want to “avoid any distractions” that may be caused by the midfielder’s Albanian heritage. Shaqiri, 27, is an ethnic Albanian from Kosovo, where a Serbian... Read more
Cristiano Ronaldo honoured after scoring 400 goals across Europe
Cristiano Ronaldo was Saturday night, honoured for scoring 400 goals across the Seria A, La Liga and Premier League. Before Juventus’ home game with Cagliari, Andrea Agnelli, the president of the Italian club presented the Portuguese striker with a celebratory Jersey to celebrate his new milestone. Ronaldo also already added two goals, taking his... Read more
Bayern Munich and Marseille eye Onyekuru
Bayern Munich and Marseille are keeping tabs on Nigeria’s Henry Onyekuru, Mirror reports. The Super Eagles forward joined Galatasaray on temporary deal in the summer after being refused a work permit upon signing for Everton. Despite challenges with injuries, Onyekuru has produced strings of impressive performances in the Turkish Super Lig... Read more
De Bruyne to miss Manchester Derby due to knee injury
Kevin De Bruyne will miss next weekend’s Manchester Derby and will be in a race against time to face Chelsea at the start of December after being ruled out for between five and six weeks with a knee injury. Manchester City have confirmed the news after De Bruyne was substituted... Read more