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May 27, 2018 2:35 PM Moses ruled out of 2018 World Cup

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, is now left with 29 players from which to select his team for the 2018 World Cup, after Moses Simon was ruled out of the tournament as a result of an injury. Simon, who plays for Belgian Jupiler League side, Gent, will not feature in Monday’s friendly against the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, nor the subsequent 20

May 27, 2018 5:06 AM Champions League final: Lampard reacts to Liverpool’s 3-1 loss to Real Madrid

Chelsea legend, Frank Lampard has reacted to Liverpool’s loss to Real Madrid in the Champions League final on Saturday. Liverpool fell 3-1 to Real Madrid in Kiev with goals from Gareth Bale (2) and Karim Benzema (1) after goalkeeper Loris Karius made 2 terrible mistakes. Lampard said that the goalkeeper needs the support of his team-mates following his shocking 23

May 26, 2018 7:29 PM Champions League final: Salah forced off in Liverpool vs Real Madrid game

Liverpool lost striker Mohamed Salah inside 30 minutes of the Champions League final against Real Madrid. The Egyptian forward left the field in tears after he picked up an injury. A win for Zidane’s side, will make the LaLiga giants the third team to claim three straight European Cup titles. Ajax (1971-73) and Bayern Munich (1974-76) are the only others 22

May 25, 2018 7:21 PM 2018 World Cup: Pogba only cares about his hair colour, France not big team – Denmark coach

Denmark head coach, Age Hareide has mocked France midfielder, Paul Pogba. The coach also labelled the French national team as ordinary ahead of their meeting at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Hareide stated that Pogba is not a leader and is obsessed with flashy haircuts. Hereide told Danish newspaper, Jylland-Posten, “He played against Manchester 28

May 25, 2018 5:28 PM Rohr reveals he knows 20 Super Eagles players that will go to World Cup

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has disclosed that he already knows 20 of the 23 players he will be taking to the 2018 World Cup in Russia. “I have in my head, 20 out of the 23 players going to the World Cup. The other three, I have to watch them again and again,” he told reporters at the team’s camp in Uyo on Friday. The German has also insisted 20

May 25, 2018 6:46 AM SDP finally confirms Omisore’s membership, guber ambition

The Social Democratic Party, SDP, Osun state chapter, has confirmed that Senator Iyiola Omisore is a card carrying member of the party. The party leadership also confirmed that Omisore is one of the four aspirants vying for the governorship seat under the party. At the formal inauguration of Local Government Steering Committee of the party in Osogbo 22

May 24, 2018 12:48 PM Nigeria vs Atletico Madrid: Usman Mohammed sends message to Rohr with wonder goal

Super Eagles team B midfielder, Usman Mohammed, has said that his wonder goal against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday, was to convince head coach, Gernot Rohr, that he deserves a place in the senior team. Mohammed finished off a stunning solo run with the equalizer to make it 2-2 against the Europa League champions. It’s a goal that reminded football fans about 23

May 24, 2018 6:50 AM Suspected abductor of 2-year-old girl arrested in Lagos

Elizabeth Ibezim, who allegedly abducted a two-year-old girl in Lagos, has been arrested. The little girl was allegedly stolen while her mother was busy selling yam tubers at Mile 12 Produce Market, Lagos. The Lagos State police spokesman, SP Chike Oti, said in a statement on Wednesday that the child was rescued as Ibezim was about to board a bus at Ketu bus stop in Nigeria’s 19

May 24, 2018 6:03 AM EPL: Mkhitaryan tells Unai Emery what he expects from him at Arsenal

Arsenal midfielder, Henrikh Mkhitaryan has revealed what he expects from the club’s new manager, Unai Emery. Mkhitaryan, who is yet to meet the former Paris Saint-Germain coach, after his appointment as the Gunners manager was confirmed on Wednesday, said he expects Emery to bring fresh tactical ideas and a new team spirit to the North London club. The Armenian 22

May 23, 2018 4:05 PM EPL: What Unai Emery said about Mesut Ozil after appointment as Arsenal manager

Arsenal new manager, Unai Emery has described play-maker, Mesut Ozil, as a “big talent”. Emery, who was on Wednesday appointed as Arsene Wenger’s successor, disclosed that he wants to work with the 29-year-old. The Spaniard, however, said he is looking forward to working with Ozil, who signed a new deal at the Emirates in February, and the rest of Arsenal’s 20