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October 17, 2017 9:04 PM UEFA Champions League Results: Manchester City edge Napoli, Spurs hold Real Madrid

Manchester City took command of Group F in the Champions League, with a 2-1 win over Napoli on Tuesday. Pep Guardiola’s men raced into a two-goal lead in the first 20 minutes of the match, thanks to goals from Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus. Kevin De Bruyne, who played a part in both goals, hit the woodwork as City threatened to run away with the game. Diawara 14

October 17, 2017 6:16 PM Our leaders are the enemies of our people – Falana

Speaking Tuesday in Ile Ife during a symposium organised to mark 43rd birthday of Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, held at Oduduwa Hall of Obafemi Awolowo University, Falana alleged many of those that have led the country of engaging in stealing of the nation’s common patrimony, thus inhibiting human capacities development and spreading poverty 11

October 17, 2017 4:02 PM El-Kanemi Warriors Unveil Amakapabo As New Coach

Amakapabo was unveiled by officials of El-Kanemi Warriors on Tuesday.He will be in charge of the Maiduguri-based club for one year. He takes over from former coach Ladan Bosso who spent two seasons with the club. In 2016, Amakapabo led Rangers to their first league title in over 30 years. He was part of the coaching crew of the home-based Super Eagles 13

October 17, 2017 12:20 PM Why I’ll never coach Barcelona – Pochettino

Tottenham Hotspur manager, Mauricio Pochettino has revealed that he would never coach Barcelona. Pochettino spent the majority of his playing career with Espanyol, before coaching Los Periquitos for three years after he had hung up his boots. The Tottenham gaffer was linked with a move to coach the Catalan club during the last transfer window. He has now said, “I always 14

October 16, 2017 2:53 PM Pogba unhappy playing alongside Matuidi in midfield for France

Paul Pogba is unhappy with his role in France team playing alongside Juventus' Blaise Matuidi, according to Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho. The former world most expensive footballer has been out of action for the Old Trafford outfit since their 3-0 victory over Basel in the Champions League, in which Pogba picked up an hamstring injury. The injury 14

October 16, 2017 12:48 AM Roundup: Igboun Scores In UFA Win, Sadiq Debuts For Torino

He has now scored three goals after 13 league appearances for UFA so far this season. In the Serie A, Umar Sadiq made his official debut for Torino who held home team Crotone to a 2-2 draw. Sadiq who joined Torino from AS Roma, played for 90 minutes in the game. In the Turkish top flight, Nigerian duo Kenneth Omeruo and Emem Eduok featured for Kasimpasa 16

October 15, 2017 6:13 PM George Weah: from football pitch to presidential palace?

George Weah, 51, emerged from Liberia’s slums to become a superstar footballer in the 1990s, and has leveraged his status as a revered figure among young people in his second run for the presidency. Former international Liberian football star turned politician, and presidential election candidate George Weah (C) waits prior to casting his vote for Liberia’s 18

October 15, 2017 5:01 PM Choirul Huda: Indonesian goalkeeper dies after collision with team-mate

A goalkeeper in Indonesia's top division has died after colliding with a team-mate during a league match. Choirul Huda, 38, was rushed to hospital on Sunday but pronounced dead shortly after arriving, doctors said. In a statement released on the website of his club - Persela FC - Dr Yudistiro Andri Nugroho said Huda suffered "impacts on the chest and lower 14

October 15, 2017 12:05 AM Late Ronaldo goal secures Real win

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first LaLiga goal of the season to atone for an astonishing earlier miss and earn Real Madrid a hard-fought 2-1 win at Getafe, Soccerway reports. Having missed the start of the season through suspension, Ronaldo had not found the net in his first three league appearances and his duck looked set to continue in a largely frustrating 17

October 14, 2017 10:12 PM Abraham lifts Swansea with a brace

Tammy Abraham scored both goals as Swansea City recorded their first home win in the Premier League this season, defeating Huddersfield Town 2-0 at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday. The Welsh club had lost three from three in front of their own fans but benefited from two fortunate breaks to pick up a much-needed victory that lifts them out of the relegation 19