Zidane now says he is counting on Bale at Real Madrid

The 30-year-old Welsh forward was expected to leave the Spanish capital this summer after Real boss Zidane revealed the powers that be were preparing a transfer. However, nothing came to fruition and Bale’s expected move to Chinese Super League club Jiangsu Suning broke down leaving him in Madrid. Zidane and Bale His wages plus injury […]

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I want to make a name for myself at Everton – Alex Iwobi

Alex Iwobi revealed the desire to make a name for himself and to shake off the ‘youngster’ tag at Arsenal propelled him to join Everton. The 23-year-old teamed up with the Toffees on transfer deadline day, becoming the seventh summer signing by Marco Silva after Ivory Coast’s Jean Philippe Gbamin, Moise Kean, Andre Gomes, Fabian Delph, goalkeeper Jonas […]

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14-year-old Francis Jacobs becomes youngest professional footballer in US

Fourteen-year-old soccer standout Francis Jacobs became the youngest male player in history to sign a professional contract in United States on Monday when he inked a deal with USL Championship side Orange County SC. The native of Laguna Beach, Calif., signed with OCSC on July 26 at 14 years, four months and 29 days old. […]

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Alex Iwobi Joins Everton in a permanent transfer For £40 million

Everton have confirmed the arrival of Alex Iwobi from Arsenal for a fee of £40 million ($49m). Alex Iwobi The wideman will sign a five-year contract at Goodison Park, and joins Moise Kean in a new-look front line for the Toffees. Head coach Unai Emery said: “Alex has made a big contribution here at Arsenal. He […]

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Inter Milan Ready to Sign Romelu Lukaku for £73.7M Fee

Inter Milan have reached an agreement with Manchester United to sign striker Romelu Lukaku for a fee that could rise to 80m euros (£74m). In July, United rejected Inter’s £54m bid for Lukaku, who was fined by the club after missing training on Tuesday. Belgium international Lukaku, 26, has trained at his former team Anderlecht […]

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Arsenal Reject Everton’s £30m Bid For Alex Iwobi

The Gunners have turned down the deal, but the Merseyside club are expected to return with a second bid for the 23-year-old Nigeria international. Iwobi will have plenty of competition for a place in Unai Emery’s starting XI this season, with new club-record signing Nicolas Pepe, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Reiss Nelson and even Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang vying […]

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Jay Z Signs Samuel Chukwueze To His Roc Nation Sports Agency

Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze becomes the sixth footballer star to join Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports agency. The 20-year-old talented winger made his senior debut for the Nigerian national team at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, making him the youngest player to score a goal at the tournament. On his social media, […]

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Sports journalist, Akinloye Oyebanji, dies at 62

Nigerian veteran sports journalist and retired Director of Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Akinloye Oyebanji, has died at the age of 62 His family confirmed to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that Akinloye Oyebanji passed on at National Hospital, Abuja, on Saturday morning after a long battle with heart failure. It was reported that Akinloye Oyebanji […]

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Frank Lampard Wants Bakayoko Out Of Chelsea

Chelsea are reportedly prepared to listen to offers for Tiemoue Bakayoko as new boss Frank Lampard attempts to trim down his squad. The former Monaco midfielder spent last season on loan at AC Milan after struggling to adapt to the Premier League following his £40 million move. Bakayoko arrived in England with a lot of […]

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Arsenal sign William Saliba from Saint-Etienne for £27m

Arsenal have announced the signing of Saint-Etienne star William Saliba in a £27million deal. After completing the loan move of Dani Ceballos earlier. And the 18-year-old defender will return to Saint-Etienne on a season-long loan. Following the signing, Unai Emery said: ‘We’re delighted William is joining us. Many teams wanted him but he decided he wanted to […]

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David De Gea agrees six-year Manchester United contract worth £117m to become world’s highest-paid goalkeeper

David De Gea will become the world’s highest paid goalkeeper after agreeing a new six-year contract with Manchester United worth around £117 million. But Romelu Lukaku remains determined to quit United and is hoping Inter Milan come back with an improved offer after the Italian club had an opening £54 million bid rejected. De Gea – […]

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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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NFF boss Pinnick replaced as Danny Jordaan joins Caf vice-presidents

Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick has left his position as the 1st Vice-President of the Confederation of African Football (Caf). Pinnick occupied the vacant position last July after Ghana‘s Kwesi Nyantakyi resigned due to allegations of corrupt practices. DR Congo’s Constant Omari becomes the new 1st Vice-President followed by Morocco‘s Faouzi Lekjaa while South Africa‘s Danny Jordaan climbs […]

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AFCON: Super Eagles lands seventh Afcon bronze medal

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have won the bronze medal of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, after beating Tunisia 1-0 at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo, Egypt. This is the eight bronze medal for Nigeria in the Africa Cup of Nations. Odion Ighalo Odion Ighalo, 30 years old got the goal in 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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Nigerian Boxer, Samuel Peter Loses Again to Hughie Fury In Saudi Arabia

It was all over in the seventh round as Peter was pulled out with an apparent dislocated shoulder – which he seemed to blame referee Ingo Barrabas for. After catching one of Peter’s punches to the nose, Barrabas pushed him to the ropes, from where the 38-year-old claimed his shoulder popped out. After a three-minute […]

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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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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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