Friday , 6 December 2019

Sports

BREAKING: Liverpool beat Man City 3-1

Liverpool FC on Sunday extended their lead at the English Premiership League to nine points with a 3-1 victory over arch-rivals Manchester City. Two first half goals from Fabinho and Mo Sallah as well as a fine header from Sadio Mane in the early minutes of second half gave Liverpool a comfortable lead. Bernado Silva scored for Manchester City in ... Read More »

JUST IN: Former Dream Team captain Promise Isaac dies at 31

The captain of the Nigeria Dream Team to the 2008 Olympic, which won silver medal, died last Wednesday after collapsing at his apartment gym in Austin, Texas. The 31-year-old scored 79 goals in 11 professional seasons in Turkey. He was playing for the Austin Bold of the USL and the team said Thursday that he died Wednesday night. Police said ... Read More »

BREAKING: FIFA bans Siasia for life

The Federation of Football Association (FIFA) has banned former Eagle player and coach, Samson Siasia for life. Siasia, whose mother has been in abductors’ den for almost two months, was banned for alleged match-fixing with a betting firm. FIFA ordered he will have nothing to do with football-related matters again. It also imposed a ban on CHF 50,000 on Siasia. ... Read More »

Luis Ortiz refuses to fight Anthony Joshua

Luis Ortiz will not replace Jarrell Miller as world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua’s opponent on 1 June, the Cuban’s promoter has said. Joshua was due to fight Miller at New York’s Madison Square Garden – the British fighter’s US debut. But Miller was denied a licence after an “adverse finding” from a sample taken on 20 March. King Kong Boxing ... Read More »

Nigeria qualify for AFCON 2019

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will participate in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. They booked their place in the continent’s biggest football competition after securing a 1-1 draw against South Africa at the FNB Stadium, Johannesburg. Nigeria had missed out of the last two editions, after winning the title in 2013, in the FNB Stadium. The Nigerians had highest ... Read More »

Real Madrid more of a team without Ronaldo – Bale

Gareth Bale says Real Madrid work together more as a collective unit without former talisman Cristiano Ronaldo, after the Portuguese forward moved to Juventus in the close season. The Welsh winger is thriving in the absence of Ronaldo and Madrid have three wins from four La Liga matches. Bale is Madrid’s key weapon as the Champions League starts again this ... Read More »

Ronaldo leads best 10 players on FIFA19

  Die-hard followers of the latest version of FIFA game have finally be spared the agony of waiting as the list was released Wednesday with Cristiano Ronaldo leading the pack. After a week involving an excruciating countdown of the top 100 stars, the cream of the crop have finally emerged, with a number of familiar faces. In fact, the three ... Read More »

Bad officiating denied Eagles’ victory – Drogba

Phoenix Rising and former Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba has said bad officiating led to Nigeria’s ouster against Argentina at the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia on Tuesday. The former Chelsea striker who spoke on BBC One said the referee favoured Argentina unjustly with the decision not to award the second penalty. He said, “I think it’s a bad ... Read More »

I am prepared for Russia – Iwobi

Super Eagles striker, Alex Iwobi has declared that he is fully prepared for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. He strongly believes that he will do well in the mundial. Iwobi, whose goal sealed Nigeria’s place in the World Cup, in the 1-0 victory over Zambia on 7th October 2017, told FIFA.Com that he knows what to expect in ... Read More »

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