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July 16, 2018 9:34 PM Transfer: Ahmed Musa set for a move to Saudi Arabia

Super Eagles and Leicester City ace, Ahmed Musa is close to agreeing a big money move to Saudi Arabia Side, Al Nassr Riyad. The club had ealier announced the signing of Morrocan wide man Nordin Ambrabat, who represented Morocco at the just concluded World Cup in Russia. Musa initially turned down the chance to move to the Middle East but he was swayed 19

July 12, 2018 10:04 AM Okpotu Joins Moroccan Club DHJ On Three Year- Deal

Nigeria forward Anthony Okpotu has linked up with Moroccan club Difaa Hassani d’el- Jadida (DHJ) on a three-year deal. Okpotu joined the Moroccan Botola club from Nigeria Professional Football League outfit Lobi Stars of Makurdi. He was top scorer in the NPFL last term with 19 goals and was part of Nigeria’s home-based side that came second at the African 21

July 8, 2018 12:03 PM BREAKING: Spain sacks coach Fernando Hierro

Fernando Hierro, who stood as Spain’s coach at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, has been sacked. Hierro took over when Julen Lopetegui was sacked on the eve of the World Cup. Spanish football federation announced on Sunday that the coach will not continue in the role. Under Hierro, who is also a former Real Madrid and Spain defender, Spain crashed out of the World 29

July 3, 2018 10:22 AM World Cup 2018: Isco finally breaks silence on Spain’s elimination

Spain midfielder, Francisco Román Alarcón Suárez, popularly known as Isco has finally commented on the elimination of his country from the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Spain was knocked out from this year’s tournament through penalties shootout by hosts, Russia in the round of 16 on Sunday. The La Rojo had led Group B on their way to the last sixteen of the 2018 World 29

July 2, 2018 4:03 PM Super Eagles coach, Rohr shortlisted for Algeria job

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, is one of the five shortlisted candidates to take over as Algeria national team coach, according to Le Buteur. Rohr makes the list along with Christian Gourcuff, Vahid Halilhodzic, Morocco coach, Herve Renard and Iran boss, Carlos Queiroz. The Desert Foxes are looking for a new man in charge, after they failed 22

June 28, 2018 6:04 PM World Cup 2018: Nigeria’s National Anthem ranked 22 in Russia [See full list]

The National Anthem of Nigeria has been ranked 22nd at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup. English newspaper, The Telegraph, ranked all the 32 countries that taking part at this year’s tournament. Nigeria’s anthem was played three times following the Super Eagles’ three Group D games in Russia. The national Anthem of Iceland was the highest ranked from teams 30

June 26, 2018 6:56 AM Portugal sets up Uruguay coach

Portugal will square up with Uruguay in the last-16 stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The Portuguese picked the knockout stage ticket courtesy a 1-1 draw with Iran in Saransk. Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty for the Euro 2016 winners, but a first-half Ricardo Quaresma effort looked to be securing all three points for Fernando Santos’s team. Iran were incredibly 24

June 25, 2018 5:42 AM Turkish referee for Nigeria vs Argentina

FIFA has announced the referee for Nigeria’s last Group D match at the 2018 World Cup against Argentina on Tuesday and the official is not a stranger to a couple of Super Eagles stars. Turkish insurance agent, Cüneyt çakır will take charge of the Super Eagles next game, which will be held, at the Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg, and compatriots 27

June 21, 2018 10:24 AM 2018 World Cup: Diego Costa gets angry, attacks journalists after Spain’s 1-0 win over Iran

Spain striker, Diego Costa was angry and attacked journalists by calling them “silly” when asked about his physical style of play in their 1-0 victory over Iran on Wednesday evening. The Atletico Madrid striker netted his third goal of the tournament, albeit in fortuitous circumstances, to edge Spain past a stubborn Iran side. The former Chelsea striker 29

June 20, 2018 7:14 PM World Cup 2018: Suarez’s goal takes Uruguay into second round as Saudi Arabia crashes out

Barcelona star, Luis Suarez marked his 100th international appearance by proving the difference on Wednesday at the Rostov Arena as Uruguay beat Saudi Arabia for a second successive 1-0 win in the 2018 World Cup. The South Americans have now booked their spot in the Round of 16, joining hosts Russia. Saudi Arabia cannot progress beyond the group stage 32