Category: Sports

NFF wants support, not criticism for Rohr

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has urged Nigerians to throw their weight behind new national team head coach Gernot Rohr. Rohr was appointed earlier this month as...

Victor Moses: Chelsea forward targets more goals

Nigeria international forward Victor Moses is targeting more goals this season after scoring in Chelsea’s 3-2 win overBristol Rovers in the English Football League Cup...

Ex-Super Eagles captain set to join Kano Pillars

Just three months after playing his testimonial game, ex-Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo is set to sign for Kano Pillars and play in their remaining Nigeria...

Failure of national football teams a lesson for 2018 World Cup qualifiers, says Chukwu

Former Super Eagles coach, Christian Chukwu, has advised the Nigeria Football Federation(NFF), to use the exit of the Super Eagles, U-20 and U-17 teams ouster from next...

Victorious Neymar steps down as Captain

Brazil hero Neymar has stepped down as captain of the national side after firing them to Olympic gold in remarkable fashion on Saturday night, Daily Mail reports. At...

Rio 2016 Olympic ends

The Rio Olympics ended on Sunday with a spectacular carnival-inspired closing ceremony, ushering in the official handover to 2020 hosts Tokyo. The colourful ceremony,...

Japanese millionaire fulfills his promise, gives $390k to U-23 Dream Team (photos)

The Japanese multimillionaire who promised coach Samson Siasia and his boys a huge amount of money if they win Gold, Silver or Bronze in the football event at Rio has...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Striker, Pogba shine as United sink Southampton

Zlatan Ibrahimovic struck twice as Manchester United beatSouthampton 2-0 at Old Trafford on Friday, with the world’s most expensive player Paul Pogba making his...

Rashidi Yekini: Saraki renovates late footballer mother’s house, hires maid, nurse for her

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has assumed the responsibility for the welfare of the mother of late Nigeria’s football legend, Rashidi Yekini, Vanguard...

Rio 2016 Olympics: Usain Bolt seals triple-triple as Jamaica win sprint relay

Usain Bolt secured a sweep of the three men’s sprint titles for a third successive Olympics when Jamaica successfully defended their 4×100 metres relay title...