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  • Croatia Coach Confirms Modric, Rakitic For Peru, Mexico Friendlies; Lovren Out

    March 19, 2018 3:18 PM 40

    Croatia head coach Zlatko Dalić has named his final team that would clash with Peru on 23 March and Mexico on 27 March in Dallas. The squad includes Real Madrid midfielder Luca Modric, Barcelona’s Ivan Rakitic, Inter Milan’s Ivan Perišić and Juventus Mario Mandžukić. The team will be without Liverpool’s Dejan Lovren who would be missing due to his toe injury

  • Bolt Ready For Commonwealth Games

    March 19, 2018 2:28 PM 37

    The world’s greatest athlete in history Usain Bolt is ready for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. The retired Jamaican sprint superstar will grace the track and field events in the second week of April as a celebrity spectator. The flamboyant eight-time Olympic champion will become arguably the Coast Games’ biggest drawcard, overshadowing

  • Joel Obi Is Fit To Play For Super Eagles- Salisu Yusuf

    March 19, 2018 12:55 PM 35

    Yusuf told the News Agency of Nigeria that the Italy-based striker has had been very impressive this season for his club. He described Obi as a utility player whose experience was highly in need in the Super Eagles. “Joel Obi is a very good player right from the beginning, and he was outstanding the few times he played for the Super Eagles. “He did very well, both in Inter

  • Higuain: Spain, Italy, A Good Challenge For Argentina’s W/Cup Preparations

    March 19, 2018 12:27 PM 37

    Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain believes the upcoming international friendlies against Spain and Italy will show La Albiceleste’s true potentials ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup which kicks off in Russia in June. Argentina , two-time world champions, will play the Azzurri of Italy at the Etihad Stadium in England on March 23rd before also facing

  • Pinnick Picks Asaba 2018 Role

    March 19, 2018 11:15 AM 32

    Chairman of the Local Organising Committee for the Asaba 2018 Africa Senior Athletics Championships Solomon Ogba has named the Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick as the head of the Special Duties Sub-Committee for the event. Ogba, in a statement by the head of the Media and Publicity Sub-Committee Olukayode Thomas, said the Delta

  • Abraham Demoted To England U-21s; Lookman, Solanke, Ejaria Get Invitation

    March 16, 2018 1:04 PM 52

    The striker who refused Nigeria’s advances for a chance with England seniors, Tammy Abraham, has been demoted to the England Under-21s. Abraham, born to Nigerian parents, chose The English National team last year after Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick met with the Swansea striker and offered him a spot in the World Cup-bound Super

  • Super Eagles Get Ebuehi Boost As Defender Returns From Injury

    March 16, 2018 10:39 AM 39

    Nigeria head coach Gernot Rorh has been received a good news of this month’s friendly matches against Poland and Serbia with the return to training of right-back Tyronne Ebuehi. Ebuehi picked up a groin injury while in action for his Dutch club ADO Den Haag in an Eredivisie clash against NAC Breda last Saturday. His injury was confirmed by ADO Den Haag Tuesday

  • Ajiboye: Playing In Kano Won’t Affect Plateau United From Defeating Etoile

    March 16, 2018 8:53 AM 37

    Plateau United goalkeeper, Dele Ajiboye claims that venue changes from Jos base to the Sani Abacha stadium in Kano would have no effect on the Nigerian representatives from securing a vital win in their CAF Champions League first round, second leg fixture against Tunisian club Etoile du Sahel on Sunday. The Nigerian champions who were defeated in the first

  • FIFA Rankings: Nigeria maintains 52nd, Poland Rise; Serbia, Argentina Remain Static

    March 15, 2018 10:46 AM 61

    The Super Eagles have not moved in the latest FIFA World Rankings released on Thursday on FIFA’sofficial website as the Nigerian side remain 52nd in the world. Also, the Eagles maintain their position in Africa sitting still on the 7th position in the continent. Poland who will challenge Eagles in an international friendly on March 23rd, are the only movers

  • Sky Sports Suspends Pundit Carragher

    March 14, 2018 12:12 PM 52

    Jamie Carragher has been placed on suspension from his £1million-a-year Sky Sports job until the end of the season after he admitted to have spat at a family from his car. The football analyst will be off the tv show with Sky until at least May as it was revealed that police are planning to question him for the mess he got himself into. Carragher’s