Mikel Obi to be Absent from Third place match with Tunisia. (See why)

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, has been ruled out of the Africa Cup of Nations third-place playoff by coach Gernot Rohr. Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday ahead of the match, Rohr disclosed that the midfielder picked up an injury in training and will not have recovered in time for the clash. “Mikel […]

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Nigerian basketball player drowns in US. (Photos)

Calistus Anyichie, a Nigerian-born basketball player died on Sunday after he got drowned at Buttermilk Falls State Park near Ithaca, New York.   The sophomore student at Binghamton University, was a member of the University’s basketball team and was majoring in political science before his death. The body of the deceased was found at the base of a 15-foot bank, after the Crews […]

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Head coach alongside entire staff sacked after disappointing AFCON performance. (See more)

Paul Put, the head coach of Guinea has been sacked alongside his entire staff by the country’s Football Federation after their disappointing performance at the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt.  The Syli Nationale were eliminated from the competition after a 3-0 loss to Algeria in the Round of 16. During the group stage, […]

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Colorado 0 – 3 Arsenal (Watch Goals Highlight)

Brazilian teenager Gabriel Martinelli scored on his first appearance for Arsenal as Unai Emery’s side beat Colorado Rapids 3-0 in Denver. Martinelli was signed from Ituano FC in Brazil on 2 July and scored in the second half of the pre-season friendly. Bukayo Saka and James Olayinka were the other goalscorers as the Gunners began […]

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Unknown assailants shoot dead former South African footballer.

Former South Africa footballer Marc Batchelor has been shot dead near his home in Johannesburg. Batchelor played for Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns in South Africa. “He was attacked by two men who were driving a motorbike,” a police spokesman Col Lungelo Dlamini told South African Broadcasting Corporation. “He was about to drive […]

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TMT boss, Floyd Mayweather pays tribute to boxing legend, Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker following death during auto crash.

 Floyd Mayweather has paid tribute to late Hall of Fame boxer and American great, Pernell Whitaker after he was killed in an accident in Virginia The Virginia Beach Police Department said in a news release that the 55-year-old who won Olympic gold and championship belts in four weight classes was hit by a vehicle around 10 p.m. […]

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St. Patrick’s 0 – 4 Chelsea (Watch Goals Highlight)

Frank Lampard won his first game as Chelsea manager as they beat St Patrick’s Athletic 4-0 in a pre-season friendly in Dublin. Mason Mount ran on to Mateo Kovacic’s pass to open the scoring before Emerson Palmieri netted from outside the box. Olivier Giroud, one of 11 half-time changes, turned home Kenedy’s cross and added […]

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Ex- Super Falcons goalkeeper, Bidemi Aluko seeks financial assistance as she battles breast cancer.

Bidemi Aluko, the Super Falcons goalkeeper between 2012 and 2013 is reportedly battling breast cancer which was diagnosed with in 2017 while still playing for Rivers Angels in the Nigerian Women’s Premier League.  Narrating how she was forced to quit football over the ailment, Bidemi told Punch that she was asked to undergo surgery, chemotherapy and radiation and needs N5m for […]

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‘Why we lost to Algeria’- Super Eagles boss, Rohr speaks.

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has admitted his team lost to Algeria, because their opponents “executed their pressing superbly and found good solutions in the midfield”. Nigeria failed to qualify for the final of this year’s Africa Cup of Nations, after losing to the North Africans on Sunday. A William Troost-Ekong own […]

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Nigerian Boxer, Samuel Peter Loses in Saudi Arabia to Fury.

Hughie Fury earned the stoppage win in round seven against Samuel Peter in a foul-filled affair to make it back to back wins since his clash with Kubrav Pulev last October. The fight came to an end after Peter suffered an apparent shoulder injury, and Fury was frustrated that it wasn’t a more clinical finish. […]

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