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  • Veteran Midfielder Marchisio Bids Farewell To Juventus After 25 Years — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

    August 17, 2018 12:23 PM 17

    Italian international midfielder Claudio Marchisio has called time on his Juventus career after 25 years spent with the Turin giants. The 32-year-old, nicknamed The Little Prince, joined his hometown club at the age of seven and won seven Serie A titles and four Italian Cups. Juventus agreed to terminate the 55-times capped Italian international’s contract

  • Russia Star Cheryshev Joins Valencia On Loan

    August 15, 2018 8:54 AM 20

    Russia winger Denis Cheryshev, one of the standout performers at the World Cup this summer, has returned to Valencia for the second stint on loan from Villarreal. The 27-year-old, who scored four goals as Russia reached the quarter-finals on home soil, will rejoin Valencia on a season-long loan having spent six months at Mestalla in 2016. Cheryshev moved

  • Musa Targets More Goals For Al Nassr After Scoring Debut Vs Al Jazira

    August 14, 2018 11:58 AM 25

    Super Eagles forward, Ahmed Musa, is looking forward to scoring more goals for Saudi Arabian side, Al Nassr, after opening his goal account for the club in Monday’s Arab Champions League round of 32 clash against Al Jazira of UAE. Musa, who came in as a second half substitute for Moroccan midfielder, Noureddine Amrabat in the encounter scored the winning

  • Facebook To Broadcast La Liga Games For Free

    August 14, 2018 11:43 AM 20

    Lionel Messi, Gareth Bale and other La Liga stars will soon be beamed for free to viewers in the Indian subcontinent as part of a landmark deal with Facebook to broadcast matches, the Spanish top flight division said Tuesday. All 380 football matches of the new 2018-2019 La Liga season, which begins Friday, will be available to watch on the social media

  • I’m Delighted At Joining Chievo Verona, Says Joel Obi

    August 13, 2018 2:20 PM 18

    Super Eagles’ midfielder, Joel Obi has said he feels fulfilled after joining fellow Serie A side Chievo Verona from Torino. Obi, who represented Nigeria at the FIFA World Cup in Russia, signed a three-year deal with Chievo after spending three seasons at Turin with Torino. Speaking to the club’s website shortly after his unveiling, the midfielder said he was excited

  • Emery Needs Time To Rebuild Arsenal – Cech

    August 13, 2018 1:32 PM 25

    Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech pleaded for patience after Unai Emery’s first match as Arsene Wenger’s successor ended in a 2-0 defeat to Manchester City. The Gunners were largely outclassed by the Premier League champions on Sunday and struggled to implement some obvious changes demanded by Emery in the offseason. Cech nearly scored an embarrassing own goal and looked

  • Musa Arrives In Riyadh Friday To Assume Al Nassr Duties

    August 8, 2018 11:34 AM 19

    Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia new signing, Ahmed Musa, is expected to finally join the Riyadh-based club on Friday August 10. Musa last week signed a four-year contract with Al Nassr to end his two-year stay with English Premier League club, Leicester City. “#ALNASSR new Nigerian

  • Leon Balogun Gets Brighton Jersey No.14, Set For EPL Debut Vs Watford

    August 8, 2018 11:30 AM 16

    Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun will wear jersey number 14 when he begins life in England as a player of Premier League side, Brighton & Hove Albion. The Nigerian who switched from Mainz 05 in the German Bundesliga 1 to the Premier League as a free agent following the expiration of his contract at the German club is hoping to make gaffer, Chris Hughton’s

  • NBA Africa 2018 Game

    August 4, 2018 11:30 AM 17

    Team Africa play Team World in the third NBA Africa Game at Sun Arena at Time Square in Pretoria, South Africa, on Saturday. The game, which tips off at 5 p.m. CAT (11 a.m. ET), is being played in support of the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Team Africa will be comprised of players born in Africa, or with direct family ties to the continent, while Team World

  • Gabriel Jesus Signs New Deal With Man City

    August 3, 2018 12:47 PM 29

    Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus has signed a new deal with Manchester City that ties him to the Premier League champions until 2023. The 21-year-old, who was part of the Brazil squad that reached the World Cup quarter-finals in Russia, joined City in January 2017 and has scored 24 goals in 53 matches. “I would like to thank the fans for the welcome and for how well they have treated