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  • Super Falcons To participate In Turkey Tournament With Mexico, Others

    February 21, 2018 11:59 AM 63

    Nigeria’s Super Falcons will take part in an eight-nation competition tagged Alanya Women’s Tournament in Turkey in April, Mexico, Romania, Ukraine and Slovakia are the other countries to have validate their participation in the competition. France have also confirmed their participation but will be represented by their team B, as their first team will be in the United

  • Falcons To Play Ghana in WAFU Cup Semis

    February 20, 2018 2:25 PM 57

    Nigeria on Monday defeated Togo 3-1 in their final group match of the 2018 WAFU Women’s Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast. The Super Falcons finished top of Group B with nine points after winning all the three games. They will play Ghana, who finished second in Group A, in the semi-finals of the competition on Thursday. The other semifinal features Ivory

  • UEL Round of 32: Musa Certain CSKA Moscow Will Beat Serbia’s Zvezda

    February 20, 2018 1:22 PM 43

    Ahmed Musa is sure CSKA Moscow will triumph over Serbian club, FK Crvena Zvezda, in Wednesday’s UEFA Europa League second leg Round of 32 clash in Moscow. The first leg ended on a draw with Ahmed Musa featuring all through the game. Musa and his teammates need to desperately win the game to secure qualification to the Round of 16. The 25 year old who is on loan from Leicester

  • Ebuehi: I Rejected Benfica Move Because Of World Cup

    February 19, 2018 3:22 PM 59

    Nigeria defender Tyronne Ebuehi says he shunned a move to Portuguese giants Benfica in January to improve his opportunity of representing the country at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Ebuehi whose current contract with Dutch club ADO Den Haag expires this summer was close to signing for Benfica during the winter transfer window after successful

  • German Football League Sets New Revenue Record

    February 15, 2018 3:14 PM 51

    Revenues in Germany’s top two divisions have increased for a 13th straight season and for the first time topped four billion euros, the German Football League reported on Thursday. The annual figures for the DFL, which comprises Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2, show a 4.2 percent increase in revenue for the 36 clubs to 4.1 billion euros ($5.1 billion) in 2016/17. Of that, 3.37 billion

  • Alaafin Calls For School Sports Development

    February 15, 2018 3:00 PM 48

    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 35

    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 45

    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 40

    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 39

    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