Algeria wins African Cup of Nations

Algeria won the African Nations Cup for the second time in their history after a 1-0 victory over Senegal in the final in Cairo International Stadium Algeria, once crowned at home in 1990, once again beat Senegal 1-0 after defeating them in the group stage during the final tournament.  Al Saad forward Bounedjah victoriously led the […]

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We took advantage of Super Eagles‘ s Weakness – Algeria’s Coach

The Algerian coach, Djamel Belmadi said he was able to pin-point the strength and weakness of the Super Eagles after he watched their previous matches. According to him, he noticed that the Super Eagles strength in the attack was the wings and perfected a counter offensive strategy to stop Nigeria from launching attack from the […]

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Neymar raises new speculation about Barcelona with Instagram post

Neymar posted a video featuring himself in a Barcelona shirt on social media on Saturday, raising more speculation that the Paris St Germain forward might return to his former club. Neymar posted a video featuring himself in a Barcelona shirt on social media on Saturday, raising more speculation that the Paris St Germain forward might […]

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Real Madrid confirm Zidane’s brother Farid has died aged 54

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane has left the club’s pre-season tour of North America due to a family matter yesterday. And today the club announce that the manager’s brother Farid Zidane has passed away, and expressed condolences. Zidane left Los Blancos’ training camp on Friday to fly back to Spain and be with his […]

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Barcelona sign Japan international Hiroki Abe

Barcelona sign Kashima Antlers midfielder and Japan international Hiroki Abe for reported €2 million. A medical and personal terms are the only things standing in the forward’s way after his current club confirmed a move to Camp Nou is on the cards The 20-year-old appeared in all three matches for his nation in this summer’s Copa […]

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Mikel Obi to retire from Super Eagles after 2019 AFCON

Captain John Mikel Obi has vowed to make his last Africa Cup of Nations to remember for Nigeria and believes his presence in the squad could be a crucial factor in their bid for success. The midfielder, 32, concedes this will certainly be his last appearance on the continental showpiece event and possibly for his […]

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USA defeats Netherlands to win the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup

The United States women’s national soccer team won their second straight World Cup and fourth overall with a 2-0 defeat of the Netherlands. A scoreless game at the half, the deadlock was broken when Megan Rapinoe slotted home a penalty following a VAR review, which found Stefanie van der Gragt had fouled Alex Morgan in the […]

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Gareth Bale Secretly marries his childhood lover but snubs her dad and grandparents

Gareth Bale 29, has secretly married his childhood lover Emma Rhys-Jones in secret but the pair snubbed his bride’s grandparents.  John and Eva McMurray, who helped raise newlywed Emma Rhys-Jones, are reeling after they were missed off the 60-strong guest list for the couple’s wedding on the exclusive Spanish island of Tagomago off Ibiza. Her dad, […]

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AFCON: Super Eagles receives $37.5k Each For Win Against Cameroon

Super Eagles players gets $37,500 each for their hard-earned 3-2 win against the Cameroon in Saturday’s AFCON 2019 Round of 16. Captain Hosa Okunbo rewarded the team with $20,000 for the win, while they also got $5,000 each from the Lagos State government. They also got a match winning bonus of $12,500 and $75,000 for […]

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AFCON: Nigeria 3-2 Cameroon

Nigeria opened scoring in the 19th minute through Ighalo off a Kenneth Omeruo assist to get the team off the block after the morale crushing 2-0 defeat to Madagascar. However, Cameroon responded in kind with two quick fire goals before the interval.   Stephane Bahoken punished the Eagles defence after they switched off allowing Christian […]

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Lionel Messi accuses referee of Brazil bias after Copa América defeat

Lionel Messi accused the referee of bias after Argentina crashed out of the Copa América with a 2-0 semi-final loss to Brazil. Messi declared to reporters: ”They were not better than us. They found the net early and the second goal came from a penalty [to Aguero] they didn’t award. “They [the officials] had booked a lot of bullsh*t, but they didn’t […]

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Arsenal sign 18-year-old Brazilian forward Gabriel Martinelli

ARSENAL HAVE CONFIRMED the signing of teenage Brazilian forward Gabriel Martinelli from Ituano. The 18-year-old has joined on a long-term deal and is the Gunners’ first signing of the summer. Martinelli was named in the 2019 Team of the Year for the Campeonato Paulista and was rewarded with a chance to join Brazil’s senior team […]

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West Ham want $10-$15M for Chicharito

West Ham United striker Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez wants to play for a club that has confidence in him next season, with sources telling ESPN FC that the Hammers are willing to let the Mexican leave for between $10 and $15 million. Hernandez — whose contract with West Ham runs through summer 2020 — has long been linked […]

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Ivory Coast advance to Africa Cup of Nations knockout stages after Namibia win

Namibia’s Peter Shalulile failed to take the two best chances of the opening half-hour, while Max Gradel sliced wide at the other end. Goalkeeper Loydt Kazapua almost gifted the Elephants an opener when he fumbled a cross straight to Wilfried Bony, but blocked the former Swansea striker’s shot with his body outside the box before […]

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AFCON 2019: Rohr drops Mikel Obi due to injury

Rohr, speaking to the press in Lagos yesterday, said captain John Mikel Obi asked to be excused because he was just recovering from an injury. “I considered his excuse and the long journey he has to make from China. He needs to focus on his fitness in order to recover fully for club and country. […]

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Nigeria stage sit-in at WWC over unpaid bonuses

Nigeria players are staging a sit-in protest, refusing to leave their hotel in France until all of their outstanding bonuses are paid, following the team’s elimination from the Women’s World Cup on Saturday. Players told ESPN they are owed bonuses from two games, against Gambia and Senegal, from as far back as two years ago, amounting […]

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Nigeria v Burundi Player Ratings

#1 Daniel Akpeyi: 4.5/10  Made a crucial save to prevent Burundi going ahead early on, but seemed less assured as the game went on, and by the end of it had returned to his error-prone best. Gave away a corner needlessly, and dropped an easy cross late in the game. #2 Abdullahi Shehu: 4/10  Looked off-colour and […]

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Romelu Lukaku set for Man Utd exit after agreeing £180k-a-week Inter Milan deal

The Manchester United striker has a deal in principle to land £180,000-a-week wages when a fee is agreed between the clubs. Romelu Lukaku has agreed terms with Inter Milan Lukaku will be allowed to leave for £75million after losing his place under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. And the 26-year-old is ready to move to Italy to get his career […]

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FIFA to take over the running of CAF & African football

 A drastic and dramatic overhaul of African football is expected to be announced on Thursday, the eve of the kickoff of the African Cup of Nations, in the wake of corruption scandals consuming the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Ahmad Ahmad, New CAF Prresident The CAF executive committee took a stunning decision on Wednesday to […]

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Nigeria’s defeat, a shame – Captain

Captain of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Mikel Obi, regretted the loss of Super Falcons to France. He assured the Falcons of  Super Eagles’ support. He said, “I just want to say well done for your efforts. You (Falcons) have been doing wonderfully well. Though you lost on Monday, you’ve given your best. “I don’t want […]

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