Category: Sport

Former Super Eagles Coach Amodu Shuaibu dies at 58

The NFF Technical Director, Amodu Shuaibu has died at the age of 58. His death is coming just days after the death of Stephen Keshi who was also national team coach of the Super Eagles. He was also among those who signed the condolence register of Stephen Keshi. The former Super Eagles Coach was said […]

Nigerian Football Legend Stephen Keshi Dies at 54 : How he Died

Nigerian football Legend Stephen Okechukwu Keshi has been reported dead at the age of 54 after suffering a heart attack. The former Super Eagles a player and coach was said to have died after suffering a cardiac arrest yesterday June 7 in Benin City. His death comes just about six months after his wife’s death following a […]

John Terry and Mikel Obi Arrive Nigeria for Yobo’s testimonial Match

Chelsea’s John Terry and John Mikel Obi will arrive Nigeria today for the Joseph Yobo Centenary Game scheduled for Friday, May 27, according to Goal. The duo is expected to feature in the testimonial match for the Nigerian legend slated for 4pm at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt. Goal.com reports that the England star and […]

Jose Mourinho to Manchester United: Manager’s name is still owned by Chelsea

Jose Mourinho’s appointment as manager of Manchester United may be complicated by the fact that Chelsea still ‘own’ his name. The Portuguese coach is expected to be confirmed as the club’s new manager in the coming days, with both parties having agreed his salary and the length of his contract. Issues regarding Mourinho’s image rights remain […]

Jose Mourinho to Manchester United: Manager’s name is still owned by Chelsea

Jose Mourinho’s appointment as manager of Manchester United may be complicated by the fact that Chelsea still ‘own’ his name. The Portuguese coach is expected to be confirmed as the club’s new manager in the coming days, with both parties having agreed his salary and the length of his contract. Issues regarding Mourinho’s image rights remain […]

Neymar Meets his Twin as Madame Tussauds Presents Neymar with Waxwork Replica

Neymar, who has been touted as the heir to Barcelona clubmate Lionel Messi, and like the great Argentine, the Brazil captain has just received a waxwork replica of himself from the famous Madame Tussauds. And it was thrilling to watch Neymar meet Neymar, almost as it is to watch the flambuoyant Brazilian on the pitch. […]

Didier Drogba and Cech to Return to Chelsea

Outgoing Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink has expressed his desire to bring back legendary Cote d’Ivoire striker Didier Drogba, and goalkeeper Petr Cech to the club. The 69-year-old Dutch coach has also confirmed that he’s staying on at the London club after steering the English Premier League giants to a 10th place finish last term. Hiddink […]

Manchester United sack Louis van Gaal as Jose Mourinho prepares to take charge

Despite winning the FA cup over the weekend, Manchester United has finally sacked coach Louis van Gaal. There’s  been rumours and speculations over the Dutch man’s career at the Old Trafford following the red devil’s campaign this season. Van Gaal, who has been given a £5million pay-off on top of £400,000 for winning the FA […]

Giwa FC Expelled from Nigerian Premier League

Giwa FC have been expelled from the Nigeria Football Professional League (NPFL) after failing to turn out for a third game yesterday in Ilorin, Vanguard writes. The Jos-based outfit failed to honour their fixture with Enyimba yesterday afternoon in Ilorin; bringing the number of matches they’ve missed this season to three, and according to NPFL […]

FIFA President, Infantino to visit Nigeria

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Sunday announced that President of Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA), Gianni Infantino, will visit Nigeria in June. A statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by NFF’s Assistant Director of Communications, Ademola Olajire, said that the visit was a fall-out of NFF President, Amaju Pinnick’s recent meeting with Infantino […]
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