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  • World Number One, Halep Finally Makes Her Bow

    May 30, 2018 10:40 AM 38

    World number one Simona Halep finally gets her French Open campaign underway on Wednesday while Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev seek spots in the second round. — Romanian top seed and world number one Halep is a two-time runner-up at Roland Garros – losing to Maria Sharapova in 2014 final and giving up a set and 3-0 lead to lose to Jelena Ostapenko

  • Abdullahi Eager For Super Eagles Send-Off “Party” Vs DR Congo

    May 28, 2018 2:04 PM 37

    Super Eagles defender Shehu Abdullahi is keen to see the team end their preparation for the 2018 World Cup in Russia on home soil with a win against Democratic Republic of Congo in Monday’s friendly fixture. The encounter against the Leopards is billed for the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt. It is the only friendly game lined up for the Super

  • Danny Jordaan Faces Second Sexual Assault Complaint

    May 20, 2018 7:46 PM 39

    South African Football Association president and Confederation of African Football executive Danny Jordaan is facing a second sexual assault complaint, it was reported on Sunday. The mass-circulation Johannesburg-based Sunday Times said an unnamed 40-year-old woman filed a complaint with police this week against the 66-year-old football official

  • Ighalo Wins CSL Player Of The Month Award For April

    May 16, 2018 4:13 PM 62

    Changchun Yatai striker, Odion Ighalo has been named the Chinese Super League player for the month of April. The Super Eagles striker celebrated his April award by retweeting his official fans congratulatory message via @judeighalofans on Wednesday. “Best Player Of The Month Of April!!! Congratulations Odion Ighalo!!!!!!,” reads the tweet with a picture

  • Salah, Elneny, Son In As Egypt, South Korea, Iran Name World Cup Provisional Squads

    May 14, 2018 4:02 PM 61

    Liverpool star Mohamed Salah, Arsenal midfielder Mohammed Elneny and veteran goalkeeper Essam El Hadary are part of Egypt’s 29-man preliminary squad released by their Argentine boss Hector Cuper. Ahmed Hegazi and Ali Gabr of West Bromwich Albion, Ahmed Elmohamady of Aston Villa and Al Ahly’s duo Mohamed El-Shennawy amd Sherif Ekramy also made the cut. Also on Monday

  • Mikel, Moses, Ndidi, Lokosa Make Super Eagles 30-Man Squad; Onyekuru, Osimhen, Kayode Out

    May 14, 2018 3:51 PM 65

    Captain Mikel Obi, Victor Moses, Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi and Ahmed Musa are among the Super Eagles 30-man provisional squad released by Gernot Rohr ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The 30-man provisional squad was published on Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Twitter handle on Monday. Home-based goalkeepers Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Dele Ajiboye, Francis

  • Federer Replaces Nadal As Number One

    May 14, 2018 2:16 PM 47

    Rafael Nadal’s surprise quarter-final exit at the Madrid Masters has seen the Spaniard replaced as world number one by Roger Federer in the latest ATP rankings published on Monday. Federer returns to the top spot despite not having played since March. Former world No. 1 Novak Djokovic slipped six places to 18th after his second-round defeat in Madrid

  • Mancini To Sign Italy Contract Tuesday – Report

    May 14, 2018 2:14 PM 33

    Roberto Mancini has agreed to a deal with the Italian football federation (FIGC) to take over as national coach and will sign his contract on Tuesday, according to reports in Italy. The 53-year-old former Manchester City manager quit as Zenit Saint Petersburg coach on Sunday, saying he now felt free to open talks with Italy. Sky Sports Italia reported

  • Man City Launch New Home Kit For Next Season

    May 9, 2018 1:45 PM 38

    Newly crowned Premier League champions Manchester City on Wednesday unveiled their new home kit for next season. The new kit unveiling was announced on City’s verified Twitter handle. The kit was modelled by star players like Kevin De Bruyne, Raheem Sterling and Leroy Sane and City fans. Features of the kit include dark blue stripes which cover the arms and shoulders

  • Arsenal Vice Captain Koscielny Out For Six Months Over Injury

    May 8, 2018 11:47 AM 43

    Arsenal’s vice captain Laurent Koscielny has been ruled out for six months after undergoing surgery on his ruptured Achilles tendon. Outgoing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger revealed this in his press conference on Tuesday as he prepares for his penultimate Premier League game away to Leicester City on Wednesday. Koscielny, 32, was carried off 12 minutes