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  • Joel Obi Earns Recall As Rohr Ignores Martins, Ajiboye

    March 8, 2018 9:14 AM 44

    Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has reached out to Joel Obi the Torino Midfielder after a long time absence. The 26-year-old, whose fantastic beginning was ruined by injury has continued his superb form with his clubside team Torino this season since returning to the field after missing the first half of the 2015–16 season. Rohr after naming him in his 28-man squad

  • Bayelsa Plans World Cup Viewing Centres For World Cup

    March 6, 2018 4:00 PM 36

    Organisers of the Governor Seriake Dickson Unity Cup say they are considering creating viewing centres in communities for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. They said the move was in conjunction with the Bayelsa State Ministry of Information and Orientation, explaining that it was part of the plan by the state government to enable youths in communities

  • Guardiola Submits To FA Decisions Despite Disagreement

    March 6, 2018 3:49 PM 51

    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola insisted he will abide by the English Football Association’s (FA) rules even if he disagrees with an FA charge for wearing a yellow ribbon in support of imprisoned pro-independence campaigners in his native Catalonia. On Monday, Guardiola admitted the FA charge of wearing a political symbol, which he has discovered

  • Teammates Shocked At Kante’s Collapse

    March 6, 2018 3:05 PM 46

    N’Golo Kante did not feature in Chelsea’s match against Premier League leaders Manchester City at the weekend after he fainted at the club’s training ground. The shocked team-mates feared the France international had a heart problem when he briefly passed out after training on Friday. It said a Chelsea doctor was in action within seconds of Kante slumping

  • Quadri, Toriola, Oshonaike Progress

    March 2, 2018 10:42 AM 55

    Aruna Quadri, Offiong Edem, Segun Toriola and Funke Oshonaike on Thursday at the ITTF Africa Top 16 in Kenya have all advanced to the knockout stages of the competition. Quadri topped Group 2 with four points winning three matches with Toriola also topping Group 4 with four points. Oshonaike finished on top of Group 2 in the women’s singles with six points

  • Balogun Hopes On New Mainz Contract Before World Cup

    March 1, 2018 2:34 PM 52

    Nigeria defender Leon Balogun hopes to finalise his contract with German club FSV Mainz before the beginning of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Balogun joined Mainz from another Bundesliga outfit Darmstadt 98 on a three-year contract in the summer of 2015 and has established himself with the team. He has proven himself on the international scene

  • Sampaoli Might Drop Red Hot Icardi

    February 28, 2018 11:43 AM 49

    Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli isn’t adding Icardi to his 2018 world cup squad. Icardi has been in a super form for his Italian club Inter Milan in the Serie A, scoring 18 goals in 22 games this season. But his poor relationship with the leaders of the Argentina Football Association, his teammates and coupled with his performance for the Albiceleste

  • I can Defeat Joshua In Cardiff – Parker

    February 28, 2018 8:55 AM 61

    Joseph Parker has claimed he can outclass Anthony Joshua as he aims at the heavyweight title on March 31. Parker, who holds the WBO belt, and Joshua, who holds the IBF and WBA ‘super’ belts, will put their titles on line as the two boxing icons challenge each other at the principality stadium in Cardiff next month. Joshua is the obvious fan’s favorite

  • Usain Bolt To Face Williams In Unicef Charity Football Match

    February 27, 2018 11:52 AM 39

    Multiple Olympic champion Usain Bolt star in a game against British pop star Robbie Williams in a charity football match at Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium, the Jamaican revealed on Tuesday. Now retired, Bolt had given a snippet on what to be expected on Twitter on Monday, claiming that he had signed for a football club and would bare it out in 24 hors. Well, his new team is the Soccer

  • World’s Oldest Olympic Gold Medalist Dies

    February 26, 2018 4:27 PM 51

    Sir Durward Knowles, the world’s oldest Olympic gold medalist in sailing has died at the age of 100. The Bahamian, a former sailor who won an Olympic gold medal in the star classat Tokyo 1964, died in a hospital in Nassau on Feb.24 due to kidney failure. A sports publication, insidethegames.biz, said that Knowles’ death was announced at the closing ceremony