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December 10, 2017 7:00 AM Real Madrid vs Sevilla: Zidane speaks on 5-0 victory

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has said his team is playing their way back into goal-scoring form, after Saturday 5-0 win over Sevilla in La Liga. The victory comes days after the 3-2 success over Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League. Zidane feels the goal-scoring problems which affected their form is now behind them. “I hope things have changed 15

December 9, 2017 7:36 AM UEFA Champions League: England, Spain to have four automatic spots in group stages

From next season, Spain, Germany, England and Italy will each have four teams that qualify automatically for the Champions League group stages. Before now, the first three teams at the end of each season earned automatic spots, while the team that finished fourth went through the qualifying rounds. However, recent reforms mean only the top 10 European 17

December 9, 2017 7:30 AM Wenger held ‘clear-the-air meeting’ with Arsenal players after Man Utd defeat

Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has revealed that he held a “clear the air” meeting with his players, after their 3-1 defeat to Manchester United last weekend. The Gunners gifted United two early goals in the opening 11 minutes, but were widely praised for the way they responded, even those David de Gea made a couple of fine saves to deny them. Wenger 18

December 9, 2017 7:09 AM UEFA Champions League: Dutch league loses automatic group place

From next season, Eredivisie champions will not get an automatic place in the Champions League group stage. Dutch champions Feyenoord finished bottom of their Champions League group and Vitesse Arnhem were bottom of their Europa League group this season. This follows Holland’s national team’s failure to reach Euro 2016 and the 2018 World Cup in Russia 16

December 7, 2017 11:41 AM Ahead PDP convention: Plateau PDP chair, Damishi Sango, son, four others kidnapped

Ahead of the Saturday national convention of the party, the Plateau State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was thrown into mourning, on Thursday, as the chairman, Hon. Damishi Sango was kidnapped with five others along Jere village, Kaduna State. The Daily Sun gathered that the Sango was kidnapped at about 7:00p.m., on Wednesday, with his son, a chieftain 19

December 6, 2017 10:33 AM Cristiano Ronaldo deserves fifth Ballon d’Or award – Kovacic

Real Madrid midfielder, Mateo Kovacic has backed teammate, Cristiano Ronaldo to win this year’s Ballon d’Or. Ronaldo is expected to join the Barcelona superstar on a record five Ballons d’Or and Kovacic said a win would be deserved after Madrid won La Liga and the Champions League last season. Speaking ahead of Wednesday’s Champions league clash with Dortmund 17

December 6, 2017 6:58 AM Manchester Derby: Guardiola playing mind games with me – Mourinho

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has accused his Manchester City counterpart, Pep Guardiola, of playing mind games ahead of this weekend’s Derby after he claimed David Silva is a doubt. Silva was left behind as City flew out to Ukraine ahead of their Champions League clash with Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday. Guardiola insisted at his news conference 19

December 6, 2017 2:53 AM Google introduces app to reduce high mobile data usage

has unveiled Datally, an Android app that helps smartphone users understand, control and save mobile data. Datally works on all smartphones running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and higher, and is available for download on the Google Play Store globally. Speaking at the launch of Datally in Lagos, Google Nigeria’s country director, Mrs. Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor 14

December 5, 2017 9:33 PM Peter Okoye’s son joins FC Barcelona youth academy

Peter Okoye’s first son, Cameron, has joined the official Barcelona youth team in Lagos. The young Okoye appears set to hit stardom after he was picked by officials of the club having participated in a try-out. Peter Okoye, one half of the now defunct music group, Psquare, took to Instagram to share the news. He wrote: “Completely totally proud of you Cameron 16

December 5, 2017 2:11 PM 2018 World Cup: I’m not comfortable having Nigeria in same group with Argentina – Coach Valdano

Argentine World Cup-winning striker, Jorge Valdano says he is not comfortable with Argentina’s group at the 2018 World Cup where they have Nigeria, Iceland and Croatia. Valdano, a former Real Madrid and Valencia manager also stated that his country’s recent 4-2 lost to the Super Eagles in a friendly showed they need to step up their game at the World 19