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  • Martins To England For Surgery

    April 6, 2018 1:19 PM 60

    Chinese Super League outfit Shanghai Shenhua on Thursday confirmed that their injured striker Obafemi Martins is presently in England for his surgery. “Martins is flying to UK for surgery today. Be well soon,” the club wrote on their Twitter handle. The 33-year-old is going to be off actions for seven months the after suffering a hamstring injury

  • Commonwealth Games: Nigeria’s Agboegbulem Outclasses Tonga’s Huni, Reaches Q/Finals

    April 6, 2018 11:10 AM 55

    Nigeria’s Milicent Agboegbulem produced a classy performace as she saw off Tonga’s Salote Huni in a round of 16 bout in the women’s middleweight boxing category (75kg) at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on Friday. It was an inspiring win for both the Nigerian men and women boxing teams following the ousters of Adeola Soyoye (men’s lightweight) and Osita

  • Nigeria’s Agboro, Uweh Miss Out On Weightlifting Medals

    April 5, 2018 3:23 PM 60

    Favour Agboro missed out on Nigeria’s first medal at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia in the men’s weightlifting event on Thursday. In the 62kg final standings, Agboro came fifth in a field of 14 contestants after a total lift of 268kg. Morea Baru of Papua New Guinea claimed silver with a lift of 286kg while the bronze medal was won by Talha

  • Commonwealth Games: Nigeria’s Soyoye Crashes Out

    April 5, 2018 12:25 PM 60

    Nigeria’s Adeola Soyoye has been eliminated from this year’s Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia after he was defeated Thadius Katua of Papua New Guinea in the men’s boxing event on Thursday. Fighting in the round of 32 in the men’s lightweight category (60kg), Soyoye crashed out on points with the final decision of 3-1 going to Katua

  • Sweden-Based Super Falcons Stars Arrive Paris For France Friendly

    April 4, 2018 3:10 PM 66

    The Super Falcons Twitter account revealed that the players move to Le Mans, venue of the friendly, with the rest of their teammates who are on their way from Nigeria. “Our six Sweden-based players – captain Rita Chikwelu, Oshinachi Ohale, Ngozi Okobi, Faith Ikidi, Ogonna Chukwudi and Josephine Chukwunonye just landed in Paris, France. They will be joined

  • Ronaldo Appreciates Juventus Fans After video-Game goal

    April 4, 2018 12:56 PM 56

    Cristiano Ronaldo has thanked Juventus fans for their generous ovation for his overhead bicycle kick which gave Real Madrid a three-goal advantage over the Italians in the Champions League. “For me it was an unbelievable moment,” said Ronaldo, who scored two goals in the two-time holders’ 3-0 Champions League quarter-final, first-leg win in Turin

  • Etebo Returns To Training After Injury

    April 4, 2018 12:18 PM 51

    Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekharo Etebo has returned to training after three weeks of ankle injury at his Spanish club Las Palmas reports. Etebo got injured in Las Palmas’ 2-0 LaLiga to Villarreal last month and was forced to the bench to see the key league fixtures against Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna. He also didn’t feature with Nigeria’s

  • David De Gea ‘Set To Sign £350,000-Per-Week Five-Year Deal’

    April 3, 2018 3:08 PM 61

    Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea is prepared to sign a £350,000-per-week five-year deal at the club. Spaniard De Gea, who joined United from Atletico Madrid in 2011, has been the subject of long-term speculation linking him to a transfer to the European giant. A switch to Real Madrid broke down in 2015 due to an administrative error. The new deal is expected

  • Messi Returns To Training With Barcelona

    March 29, 2018 2:54 PM 67

    Lionel Messi returned to training with Barcelona on Thursday to offer the Catalans a boost with less than a week to go before their next fixture of the champions league. Messi missed out on the Argentina’s two international fixtures over the last week due to a hamstring strain, although he did train between the 2-0 win over Italy last Friday and Tuesday’s

  • Conte: Chelsea Can Still Make Top Four Ahead Of Tottenham

    March 29, 2018 2:39 PM 63

    Chelsea manager Antonio Conte believes his side can close the gap on Tottenham Hotspur as the race for a top four finish is currently heating up with eight games left to play in the Premier League. Chelsea arecurrently fifth on 56 points, five points behind Spurs who occupy the final UEFA Champions League qualifying spot. In the reverse fixture played