Buhari congratulates Super Falcons for winning WAFU Women's Cup President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Falcons of Nigeria for putting up a superlative performance that saw them emerging as 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup Champions, with an unbeaten record throughout the tournament.   Buhari commends the Falcons for their fighting spirit and resplendent skills evidenced in team work, discipline and focus,...... read more
Man City's Captain, Kompany bows out after 11 years Manchester City captain, Vincent Kompany,  has announced he will leave the club this summer, 11-years after joining the Etihad side. Kompany is returning to his homeland, to take charge of Anderlecht as a player-manager. He leaves the Etihad after 360 appearances, since joining from Hamburg in 2008, winning four Premier League titles,...... read more
UPDATED: Brighton take “difficult decision” to sack Hughton Brighton sacked manager Chris Hughton on Monday in what chairman Tony Bloom described as “one of the most difficult decisions” he had ever had to make. Hughton leaves despite guiding Brighton to the FA Cup semi-finals and retaining their Premier League status for a second successive season. The decision may well...... read more
Liverpool makes a historic comeback, beats Barcelona 4-0 Liverpool produced one of the most stunning comebacks in Champions League history as Divock Origi and Georginio Wijnaldum scored twice to beat Barcelona 4-0 and progress to the final for the second consecutive year 4-3 on aggregate on Tuesday. The Reds not only had a mountain to climb on the scoreboard...... read more
Super Eagles move four steps up on FIFA World Rankings Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved up on the FIFA World Rankings from the 46th position to 42nd after their Africa Cup of Nations win against Seychelles and the 1-0 pipping of Egypt in a friendly game in Asaba, Delta State.The Super Eagles with the April ranking are now third behind Senegal...... read more
CAF Cup: Ikpeazu hails Enyimba for trouncing Rayon   The Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has congratulated Enyimba International FC of Aba for beating Rayon Sports FC of Rwanda in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) competition, at the Enyimba International FC stadium in Aba. Governor Ikpeazu, who was at the Stadium to watch the People’s Elephant...... read more
CAF approves Enyimba Stadium   The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has approved the use of the remodeled Enyimba International Stadium Aba for the 6th round game of the Total Confederation Cup match between Enyimba FC of Aba and Club Athletic Renaissance Aiglons (CARA). The match is expected to kick off at 5pm, Nigeria time,...... read more
Impressive Enyimba Grab Away Win Against Djoliba Enyimba boosted their chances of making it to the quarter-final stage of the CAF Confederation Cup after beating their hosts Djoliba of Mali 1-0 in their Group C encounter at the Modibo Keita Stadium, Bamako on Sunday, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. It was the first way win for the two-time African champions in...... read more
Ghana beat New Zealand to bow out with win Ghana left it late to defeat New Zealand 1-0 in their final Group A match at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Concarneau, France on Sunday. A goalless first half at the Stade Guy-Piriou saw the Black Princesses create chances through Sandra Owusu-Ansah and Ruth Anima.Sam Tawharu also forced an...... read more
Abia Warriors’ Ndifreke Effiong surprised with Abia Comets performance The Umuahia top-flight side attacker is full of praise for the performance of their neighbours in the test game played over the weekend Abia Warriors’ Ndifreke Effiong has described their local rivals, Abia Comets as a worthy opponent after they were held to a 1-1 draw in a friendly match last weekend....... read more
Worried NFF to meet over Yusuf’s bribery scandal The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is worried over the report of a bribe scandal dangling around the neck of Super Eagles’ assistant coach, Salisu Yusuf.   Yusuf, who is the chief coach of the Home-based Super Eagles, was caught on camera taking cash from men posing as football agents. He was...... read more
Alex Iwobi gets new £70,000 weekly five-year deal at Arsenal Super Eagles’ forward, Alex Iwobi has seen his salary doubled by new Arsenal boss, Unai Emery, who has assured the 22-year-old that he has a future at the Emirates, reports thesun.co.uk.   The Gunners academy product snubbed interest from Lazio and will sign the new five-year contract worth around £70,000-a-week when...... read more
New Enyimba stadium is world class - Okechukwu, Ex-Eagles Captain   Former Super Eagles Captain, Uche Okechukwu, has described the new Enyimba International FC Stadium in Aba as simply the best and world class. The former super eagles defender who was fondly called “gentle giant” during his playing days, commended Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State for ensuring that such world...... read more
France wins World Cup 2018 after defeating Croatia 4-2 “It is over!” The referee announces as France coasts home to victory, lifting the 2018 FIFA World Cup trophy with a 4-2 win over the hitherto unassailable Croatia. Goals from Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe, as well as a controversial VAR-awarded penalty, helped France beat Croatia 4-2 in an incredible World...... read more
"The NFF president is Pinnick, we are clear about this" - FIFA FIFA President Gianni Infantino warned today that Nigeria risks a worldwide ban for interference in the running of the game in that country. At a press conference in Moscow today, the FIFA boss restated the stance of the world football governing body on the latest leadership tussle that has hit Nigeria...... read more
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