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November 28, 2018 5:54 AM Champions League: Buffon names three clubs that will win trophy

Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper, Gianluigi Buffon, believes Juventus, Manchester City and Barcelona are the three favourites to win the Champions League this season. Italian champions Juve booked their place in the knockout stages of the competition on Tuesday evening, after beating Valencia 1-0. Buffon believes Liverpool and Real Madrid could also lift the title 21

November 26, 2018 6:53 AM PSG vs Liverpool: Hazard predicts winner, speaks on leaving Chelsea for French champions

Chelsea star, Eden Hazard has predicted the outcome of the Champions League between PSG and Liverpool. Hazard said the French champions are capable of beating Liverpool in the Champions League. Liverpool beat PSG 3-2 earlier in the season but Hazard said the tables could be turned on Wednesday evening. Hazard told French TV show Canal, “In terms of the level 25

October 23, 2018 11:13 AM Champions League: Szczesny names five clubs to challenge Juventus for trophy

Juventus goalkeeper, Wojciech Szczesny has listed five clubs that he feels will challenge his side for the Champions League trophy this season. According to Szczesny, the likes of Barcelona, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Manchester City and Liverpool have what it takes to compete with Juve for this season’s Europe topflight league trophy. The 27-year-old 39

October 17, 2018 5:43 AM Four countries qualify for 2019 AFCON

Four teams have already joined hosts Cameroon, in qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. They have been joined by Egypt, Senegal and Tunisia in the 24-team field for next year’s expanded finals. Senegal won 1-0 in Sudan thanks to a late goal from Sidy Sarr, while Egypt beat eSwatini (formerly Swaziland) 2-0. Tunisia claimed a 2-1 victory over Nigeria 33

October 10, 2018 1:12 PM Nigeria vs Libya: Ighalo talks tough over 2019 AFCON qualifier

Super Eagles’ striker, Odion Ighalo has vowed that Nigeria will beat Libya in Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifier fixture. The Changchun Yatai and former Watford star believes that beating Libya should be a task that the Eagles must accomplish. The game is scheduled for the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state 23

October 10, 2018 9:55 AM Court arraigns man for removing police handcuffs, escaping from detention

A man identified as James Bright has been arraigned before a Chief Magistrate Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State for allegedly escaping from lawful police custody. Bright is alleged to have escaped from police custody and destroyed the handcuff that was used to hold his wrists. The incident reportedly happened on 4th October at Egbelu community in Obio-Akpor 27

October 9, 2018 7:55 AM NASS crisis: APC, PDP Senators clash over moves to remove Saraki as Senate resumes today

The Senator representing Ekiti South, Biodun Olujimi, PDP, has warned lawmakers of the All Progressives Congress, APC, against beating the drum of war over attempt to remove the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. Olujimi, who is coming in as the next Senate Minority Leader, said that Majority Leader, Ahmed Lawan as a principal officer and one of the oldest 27

September 28, 2018 5:00 PM PDP Presidential primaries: Kwankwaso failed Kano people, I’ll beat him ‘hands down’- Bafarawa

A former Governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, on Friday insisted that he will defeat ex-Governor of Kano State and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential aspirant, Rabiu Kwankwaso, during the party’s primary election. Bafarawa, a PDP presidential aspirant explained that he will defeat Kwankwaso due to the latter’s inability to deliver on his promises 24

September 25, 2018 7:28 AM FIFA Best Player: How Gernot Rohr, Obi Mikel voted

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, voted for Real Madrid’s Luka Modric to win the FIFA Best Player award last night. The Franco-German also voted for Kylian Mbappé as his second choice and Eden Hazard third respectively. According to All Nigerian Soccer, Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel opted for Lionel Messi, with Kylian Mbappé and Luka Modric coming 29

September 24, 2018 8:09 PM BREAKING: FIFA Football Awards: Modric wins Best Player ahead of Ronaldo, Salah

Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modric, has been named FIFA Best Men’s Player of the Year. Modric won the prize ahead of former team-mate, Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool winger, Mohammed Salah, at a event held in London on Monday night. The Croatia captain enjoyed arguably the best year of his career, as he won a third consecutive Champions League trophy 26