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

    August 8, 2018 11:30 AM 20

    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 21

    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 36

    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

  • Akpom Finally Dumps Arsenal, Joins Greek Club PAOK On Three- Year Deal

    August 3, 2018 11:58 AM 36

    Greek club, PAOK FC, have signed Nigerian- born forward Chuba Akpom on a three-year deal from English Premier League outfit, Arsenal. Akpom, 22, spent the second half of last season on loan at Belgian club, Sint Truiden where he scored six goals in 16 appearances. PAOK beat a number of top European teams to secure the services of the highly rated young

  • Ahmed Musa Joins Saudi Arabia’s Al-Nassr

    August 3, 2018 11:55 AM 26

    Super Eagles’ speed demon, Ahmed Musa has completed a permanent transfer from Leicester City to Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr for an undisclosed fee, penning a four-year contract with the club. Musa, 25 joined the Foxes from CSKA Moscow for a then-record fee of £16.6 million in 2016, but failed to hold down a place and was loaned back to Moscow for the second

  • Falconets Land In France For FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup

    August 3, 2018 11:49 AM 26

    The Super Falconets have arrived in France for the FIFA U-2O Women’s World Cup. The team, comprising of 21 players and 11 officials arrived their base in Saint Malo on Thursday evening. They arrived from Austria where they under went a 12-day training programme. Chris Danjuma’s charges have now joined fellow Group D rivals, Haiti and Germany who arrived

  • NFF Crisis: General Assembly Meets, Resolves Pending Issues

    August 2, 2018 11:51 AM 30

    The General Assembly of the Nigeria Football Federation NFF met on Thursday at the Edo Heritage Hotel in Benin City. The assembly led by the NFF President, Amaju Pinnnick discussed and resolved the lingering issues as it affects football administration in the country. 1. The NFF Extra Ordinary General Assembly (Congress) was convened pursuant to the provisions

  • Cristiano Ronaldo Fined €3.2m In Tax Evasion Case

    July 27, 2018 12:06 PM 30

    Cristiano Ronaldo will be fined 3.2 million Euros (3.7 million dollars) and sentenced to 24 months in prison, a sentence he is unlikely to serve, after settling a tax evasion case with Spanish tax authorities, the prosecutor said on Friday. The 33-year-old is accused of evading 5.7 million euros in taxes. He has denied the allegations. Ronaldo is unlikely

  • Anthony Joshua Agrees New Three Year Deal With Sky Sports

    July 27, 2018 11:13 AM 42

    World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will fight on Sky Sports Box Office for at least another three years after signing a new deal with promoter Matchroom. The new deal will include a minimum of Joshua’s next five fights, starting with his next bout against dangerous challenger Russian Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium on September 22. The Sky Ambassador

  • Erdogan Praises Ozil’s Decision To Quit German Team

    July 24, 2018 11:46 AM 24

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said he had spoken to Turkish-origin football star Mesut Ozil after his decision to quit the German team on the grounds of racism, offering his praise for the Arsenal player’s move. “Last night I spoke to Mesut. His attitude in the statement is completely patriotic,” Erdogan said, quoted by state TRT Haber broadcaster