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June 20, 2018 2:48 PM Nigeria vs Iceland: Referee for Super Eagles crucial Group D clash revealed

Referee Matthew Conger from New Zealand, will be the man in the middle, when Nigeria take on Iceland in a crucial Group D fixture at the 2018 World Cup on Friday. Conger will be supported by his compatriot, Simon Lount as his first Assistant Referee (AR1) and Tevita Makasini from Tonga as his second assistant referee (AR2). Ricardo Montero from Costa 20

June 20, 2018 2:14 PM South Sudan Rebel Leader Machar Arrives Ethiopia

South Sudan’s rebel leader, Riek Machar, has arrived Ethiopia on Wednesday for a meeting with South Sudan’s President, Salva Kiir, for talks to negotiate an end to a five-year-old civil war. An Ethiopian Government official also confirmed Machar’s arrival and said he would meet Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, before his talks with Kiir. “Riek Machar 18

June 19, 2018 9:22 AM Transfer news: Atletico Madrid confirm Lemar’s signing, Griezmann extends deal

Atletico Madrid have confirmed the signing of Monaco star, Thomas Lemar. The Los Rojiblancos announced Lemar’s signing on their official website on Monday. “The contracts were signed in the training camp of the France national team following the guidelines of the people in charge of the French Football Association and the France coach, Didier Deschamps 24

June 19, 2018 8:18 AM WHO declares video game addiction a ‘mental disorder’

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has tagged compulsive video gaming as a mental health condition. The UN health agency, in its updated classification manual realeased on Monday, said video game addiction should now officially read ‘gaming disorder’. “For gaming disorder to be diagnosed, the behaviour pattern must be of sufficient severity to result 13

June 19, 2018 8:04 AM World Cup 2018: Egypt’s goalie rejects MOTM award

Egyptian keeper, Mohamed El-Shenawy, yesterday refused his Man-of-the-Match, MOTM, award against Uruguay because of his Muslim faith. The MOTM award was sponsored by Budweiser which is an alcoholic beverage maker and due to Muslims practise of not taking alcohol, he rejected the award. The award which is shaped like a red goblet clearly connotes what it is representing 21

June 18, 2018 7:25 PM BREAKING: World Cup 2018: Saudi Arabia’s team plane bursts into flames in mid air [PHOTO]

Saudi Arabia’s official team plane caught fire in mid air, as they travelled to their next 2018 World Cup match. Flames were seen from the engine, as the Russian Airlines Airbus was enroute to Rostov. “The Saudi Football Federation wishes to reassure everyone about the safety of all members of the mission of the national team after a minor technical 20

June 15, 2018 5:48 PM World Cup 2018: England striker, Vardy advises Croatia about beating Super Eagles

England and Leicester City striker, Jamie Vardy has advised Croatia that the Super Eagles will not be easy to beat when they face them in their 2018 World Cup opener on Saturday at the Kaliningrad Stadium. Vardy, who was a non-playing substitute as the Three Lions struggled to beat Gernot Rohr’s men 2-1 in a pre-World Cup friendly played two weeks ago at Wembley 34

June 14, 2018 5:46 PM Ibadan Chief Imam defies NSCIA, MUSWEN, Sultan’s order, celebrates Eid-Fitri (PHOTOS)

The Chief Imam of Ibadanland, Sheikh AbdulGaniyu Agbotomokekere on Thursday defied a directive by the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar and the Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN) by celebrating the Eid-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan fast. But, the Chief Imam despite the directive 24

June 14, 2018 5:28 PM Julen Lopetegui: Real Madrid break silence, reveal next action

Real Madrid have announced they will now go ahead with the unveiling of Julen Lopetegui as their new manager following his dismissal as Spain coach. Lopetegui was dismissed just two days before the nation’s World Cup opener against Portugal after it emerged he was to replace Zinedine Zidane at the Bernabeu. The 51-year-old, who flew into Madrid from Krasnodar 22

June 14, 2018 11:22 AM Italy PM confirms meeting with France’s Macron

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, on Thursday, confirmed his planned Friday meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron, a statement said, after a conciliatory phone call between the two politicians. Conte had considered pushing back the visit amid a diplomatic spat that broke out with France after Italy closed its ports to a humanitarian migrant 20