Category: Sport

EPL Champions, Chelsea Begins Title Defence Against Burnley; See Full 2017/2018 Fixtures

The English Premier League champions Chelsea will begin their title defence at home against Burnley. Manchester City will face newly promoted side Brighton and Hove Albion with Arsenal facing Leicester City at home.   See full fixtures below.   Saturday, August 12, 2017 Arsenal v Leicester City Brighton and Hove Albion v Manchester City Chelsea […]

Papiss Cisse Breaks into Tears while Paying Tribute to Cheick Tiote

Team-mates from past and present gathered for Cheick Tiote’s memorial service on Tuesday following the former Newcastle United player’s shock death earlier in June. Tiote died while training with Chinese club Beijing Enterprises, and well wishers were given an opportunity to pay their respects to the midfielder during the Beijing service. The Ivorian’s former Toon […]

Manchester United Make ‘Very Important’ Offer For Morata

Manchester United have reportedly made a ‘very important offer’ for Alvaro Morata. The team has been heavily linked with the 24-year-old Spain international as they look to add attacking reinforcements to cover the loss of Zlatan Ibrahimovic.  Morata’s agent, Juanma Lopez, revealed that free-spending AC Milan have also shown an interest in the former Juventus […]

Super Eagles Coach, Rohr Reacts to South Africa Loss

Nigeria head coach, Gernot Rohr, has refused to make excuses for his side’s shock loss to South Africa in the opener of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier, insisting that his confidence in the side remains unshaken. At a packed Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo on Saturday, Bafana Bafana stunned the Eagles with two second […]

Christiano Ronaldo Welcomes Twins with Surrogate Mother

Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, is on a winning streak at the moment as Portuguese media on Saturday, reported that he has become a father to twins with a surrogate mother. According to AFP, the babies – a girl and boy named Eva and Mateo – were born on Thursday to a woman living on the […]

ISSA HAYATOU: AN EMPEROR WHO LOST HIS EMPIRE

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
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Issa Hayatou was born on the 9th of August 1946 in Garoua, Cameroon. The former athlete, physical / health education teacher and sport executive replaced Abdel Halim Mohammad as CAF president in 1988. Issa Hayatou was a member of Cameroon’s national basketball and athletics squad, a middle distance runner that held the national 400m and […]

Lionel Messi Set to Wed Baby Mama, Antonella Roccuzzo

Football superstar, Lionel Messi, is set to wed childhood sweetheart, Antonella Roccuzzo this month in Rosario, Argentina. Dubbed the ‘Wedding of the Decade’, some of the biggest names in Latin American showbiz and the football world are expected to converge in Rosario, including popstar Shakira, wife of Messi’s Barcelona teammate Gerard Pique. Other big names billed […]

Riyad Mahrez, Asisat Oshoala, Kelechi Iheanacho Win at the 2016 Glo CAF Awards – See Full List of Winners

Members of the Nigerian football family on Thursday in Abuja picked up four of the awards at the Glo-CAF Awards 2016 for outstanding football personalities and teams in 2016. While no Nigerian player made it to the final shortlist of three in the African Player of the Year Award category, Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshoala […]

Chapecoense Player Awakens From Coma With No Memory of the Crash

A surviving member of Chapecoense, the team decimated by the tragic Colombian air disaster two weeks ago, has awoken from a coma with no memory of the accident and asked a doctor about the result of the game. Neto was one of only six survivors of the crash which claimed 71 lives in the hills […]

World Cup Trophy Sculptor, Silvio Gazzaniga Dies at Age 95

Silvio Gazzaniga, creator of the FIFA World Cup Trophy, passed away Monday at the age of 95. Gazzaniga’s son, Giorgio, said his father passed away in his sleep at home in Milan. “He just didn’t wake up this morning. It was a peaceful death,” Giorgio Gazzaniga said, adding that his father had been in the […]
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