Paul Pogba has said that Lionel Messi has been the best player in the world for over a decade, adding that the Argentine is his idol. Pogba and Messi came head-to-head in Saturday’s World Cup knockout game in Kazan, with the Manchester United man putting in a fine performance for France to knock out the […]
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The Sokoto state government has donated a hajj seat and a four bedroom house complex to Super Eagles player, Abdullahl Shehu, who is an indigene of the state. The state governor, Aminu Tambuwal, announced the donation while receiving Shehu who participated in the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia, at the state government House Sokoto. Governor Tambuwal directed the […]
For the first time, former Golden Eaglets captain and Super Eagles midfielder, Wilson Oghenekevwe Oruma, has opened up on his travail in the hands of fraudsters, who duped him about N2 billion in his bid to establish himself after retiring from active football. Oruma led the Eaglets to capture the FIFA U-17 World Cup at […]
Ahmed Musa, Super Eagles forward has opened up on his alleged move to run for political office. Musa, who was a two-goal hero at Russia 2018 said he had no plans to contest for political office because his focus was on his football career. The Leicester City player said this while chatting with fans in […]
Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, has suggested that the Video Assistant Referee (VAR), only works in favour of big countries. VAR was immersed in controversy on Tuesday night, as Nigeria bowed out of the 2018 World Cup. With the scores at 1-1, referee Cuneyt Cakir opted not to award the Eagles a second penalty, […]
Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has reacted to the alleged death threat issued to his family in Lagos on social media due to his failure to score goals from clear-cut opportunities against Argentina, saying it was not deliberate. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Ighalo, who replaced Kelechi Ihanacho in the second half of […]
Chioma Omeruo, wife of Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo, has slammed former Nigerian captain Austin jay Jay Okocha for expressing his disappointment at her husband’s performance in the Super Eagles loss to Argentina. “I am a bit disappointed with Omeruo, he would have seen the run of Messi and maybe take a step or two […]
Chelsea have finally come to terms with former Napoli manager, Maurizio Sarri and are aiming to confirm the Italian as their new boss in the next 48 hours. Sarri has been pushing for a switch to the West London side for the past months, but has been frustrated in his efforts as he is still […]
Reports are that Manchester United are preparing a £60 million move for Chelsea star and Brazil international Willian. Jose Mourinho is reportedly eyeing a reunion with the Brazilian who he worked with in his time at Chelsea. Willian joined Chelsea in 2013, and reports from Daily Mail suggest that he could be the subject of […]
We already know that after the excitement and hype going into the Fifa world cup 2018, the Super Eagles lost their opening game to Croatia by 2 goals, and as such, face a somewhat Herculean task to qualify to the next round. As one would expect, Football-loving Nigerians have stormed the social media pages of […]
ARGENTINA Legend Diego Maradona has issued a scathing assessment of his country’s World Cup draw with Iceland, warning manager Jorge Sampaoli that he would not be welcome back home unless he changes his tactics. Argentina got a rude shock in their opening match against Iceland and need to win their remaining matches against Croatia and […]
Croatia’s forward “Nikola Kalinic” has been sent home from the World Cup after he refused to come on as a substitute during the 2-0 defeat of Nigeria. The 30-year-old, who was starting his fourth successive international on the bench, said he was unable to play because of a back injury. Coach Zlatko Dalic said the […]
Coach Gernot Rohr of Nigeria is not giving up hope of making it to the second round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, despite losing 2-0 to Croatia in their first match. Nigeria conceded both goals from poor defending of corner kicks, as Oghenekaro Etebo put the ball in his own net from a diving […]
Nigeria are bottom of Group D after Stoke City’s new signing Oghenekaro Etebo scored an own goal in a 2-0 loss to Croatia. Croatia claimed pole position in Group D with a hard-fought 2-0 win against Nigeria thanks to an own goal from Oghenekaro Etebo and a Luka Modric penalty. Midfielder Etebo, who joined Stoke […]
Lionel Messi had a second-half penalty saved as 2014 runners-up Argentina were held by World Cup debutants Iceland. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner was denied by Hannes Halldorsson after Hordur Magnusson fouled Sergio Aguero. Aguero had scored his first ever World Cup goal to put two-time winners Argentina ahead on 19 minutes. However an unfazed […]
Moltivated by the Nigerian Super Eagles jersey, Italian Serie A side, AS Roma football club is calling on its fans worldwide to choose their preferred design for possible adoption by the club.
A second-half stoppage time goal by Uruguayan player Jose Gimenez was enough to shatter the hearts of the Pharoahs of Egypt as they lost their opening game of the 2018 FIFA world cup in Group A. The Egyptians, playing without their star player Mohammed Salah, were able to soak the pressure from Uruguay for most […]
Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly accepted a suspended prison sentence to settle his tax fraud case. The Real Madrid superstar was accused by Spanish prosecutors in June last year of defrauding tax authorities of €14.8m (£12.9m). Ronaldo denied the alleged tax evasion when he appeared in court last summer but the case has still not been […]
The world cup kicked off today with a surprising score in the opening game between Russia and Saudi Arabia. The host nation, Russia comprehensively crushed Saudi Arabia, 5-0 with Yuri Gazinsky scoring on a header 12 minutes in.Russia’s second, third and fourth goals were all by substitutes: one by Artem Dzyuba and two by Denis Cheryshev. […]