Category: Sports

Nigerian govt endorses football chief Pinnick for CAF position

The Federal Government on Tuesday endorsed the President of Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Pinnick, to contest for an elective position in the Confederation of...

Nigeria to play friendlies in London

Nigeria has lined up international friendlies against Senegal and Burkina Faso in London in March. The Super Eagles will face the Teranga Lions on 23 March and the...

Vardy lifts Foxes to post-Ranieri win

Jamie Vardy scored twice as a revitalised Leicester City started life without sacked manager Claudio Ranieri by sinking Liverpool 3-1 on Monday to spark their Premier...

Mark Clattenburg: Premier League official quits to take up job in Saudi Arabia

Mark Clattenburg is quitting his job as a Premier League official to become Saudi Arabia’s new head of referees. The 41-year-old is widely considered to be one of...

Ibrahimovic hat-trick puts Man Utd in control of Saint-Etienne tie

ZlatanIbrahimovic scored a hat-trick as Manchester United opened up a commanding Europa League last-32 lead against Saint-Etienne. Ibrahimovic’s deflected...

Real battle back to beat Napoli

Real Madrid came from a goal down to beat Napoli 3-1 in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie. The visitors took the lead after Keylor Navas was caught off...

Ethiopian Olympic protest runner Feyisa Lilesa reunited with family

Ethiopian runner Feyisa Lilesa, famous for his protest at the Rio Olympics, has been reunited with his family for the first time since going into exile. He crossed his...

Representing Nigeria in CAF Champions League, Rangers players beg for help

Players of Rangers International FC of Enugu have appealed to Nigerians to assist the club financially and morally to resolve the challenges of its CAF Champions League...

Champions League: Barcelona’s trip to PSG headlines last-16 fixtures

The Champions League returns with the last-16 stage, with Barcelona’s trip to Paris St-Germain the evening’s stand-out match. For PSG and manager Unai Emery,...

Nigeria: Maradona, Messi, Kanu to Play Anti-Terrorism Match in Nigeria

Argentina football legends, Diego AmandoMaradona and Lionel Messi are among a host of former and active football stars scheduled to play an international exhibition...