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  • Alaafin Calls For School Sports Development

    February 15, 2018 3:00 PM 18

    The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has called on all governing bodies at all levels to invest in school sports. According to the monarch, the success of the nation in global competitions depends on how well the up and coming, grassroots secondary school sport is properly modelled and developed. The Alaafin stated this at the 41st inter-house sports

  • Media Attacks Success — OsunDefender

    February 15, 2018 2:41 PM 15

    Spanish media have poured verbal abuse on Nigerian striker Isaac Success who has featured for just 57min of Football this season. The 22-year-old had played just 45 minutes of football in Watford all through the season. And, since signing for Malaga, Success, who has been out of play due to hamstring injury has only been seen of the pitch for 12 minutes

  • Manchester United Marouane Fellaini Agrees Deal With Besiktas

    February 15, 2018 9:45 AM 20

    Manchester United talks to hold down Maroune Fellaini has fallen through as he agrees to join Besiktas a Turkish side this summer. The 30-year-old has not fared well under Jose Mourinho, but is still very much valued by the Portuguese and efforts have been made to still have him around Old Trafford. But according to Turkish outlet Foto Mac, Fellaini

  • ‘Nothing Is Impossible’, Says Neymar After PSG Lose To Real

    February 15, 2018 9:38 AM 18

    Neymar insisted that Paris Saint-Germain can still qualify for the Champions League quarter-finals despite losing 3-1 to Real Madrid in the first leg of their last-16 tie on Wednesday. He was in the Barcelona side that lost 4-0 away to PSG in the first leg of the last 16 last season, before a stunning 6-1 victory in the return. On PSG’s chances of beating

  • Arsenal’s Lacazette Out For Six Weeks

    February 13, 2018 3:45 PM 19

    Arsenal have announced Alexandre Lacazette will be out for six weeks after knee surgery. After a bright start to his Arsenal career, goals had dried up for the France international and late on in Saturday’s north London derby, he missed a gilt-edged chance to equalise when through one-on-one. The 26-year-old was expected to start in the Europa League

  • Leeds Prepare £3.5m Bid For Nigerian Striker Mbakogu

    February 13, 2018 11:53 AM 19

    English Championship club Leeds United are currently prepared to launch another £3.5m bid for Nigerian striker Jerry Mbakogu at the end of the season, according to the Daily Mail. Mbakogu who represents Carpi in the second division of the Italian league was close to signing for the English second-tier club in January but the deal didn’t work out. Carpi

  • Champions League: PSG Tie Set To Define Real Madrid Season – Ronaldo

    February 12, 2018 1:43 PM 20

    Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted that Real Madrid’s season is now effectively all about their looming Champions League tie against Paris Saint-Germain as the Spanish giants trail off the pace in La Liga. “The tie…is one that could define the whole season,” the Portuguese forward told Real’s website after picking up a prize for best player in the world

  • D’Tigers Coach Nwora Certain About FIBA World Cup Ticket

    February 12, 2018 12:03 PM 20

    D’Tigers coach Alex Nwora is assured Nigeria will qualify for the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China despite some of their key players missing in actions for the qualifiers. Nigeria have been drawn alongside hosts Mali, Uganda and Rwanda for the FIBA qualifiers which comes up 23 February to 25 February, 2018. Nwora admitted that the Nigerian Basketball Federation

  • French Ligue 1: Balotelli ‘Booked For Racist Abuse Complaint’

    February 12, 2018 11:51 AM 20

    Nice tweeted after the first half of the game on Sunday and said Balotelli had “picked up a yellow card after… getting annoyed at fans’ racist abuse”. Local newspaper Nice Matin also in its match report said Balotelli “eyeballed and pointed his finger” at fans and “complained of racist abuse”. The newspaper said Dijon goalkeeper Baptiste Reynet had tried

  • Carvajal: Real Madrid Cannot Tame Neymar Except He Is Off Form

    February 12, 2018 10:49 AM 24

    Neymar is a huge threat to the Madrid team as PSG are preparing to visit the Santiago Bernabeu for the first leg clash. Carvajal, who wouldn’t be featuring in the opening clash due to suspension, said his team simply needed to believe the Brazil international was below his best. “You just hope he doesn’t have his day. I hope he doesn’t have his day on Wednesday