Category: Sport

CAF PROPOSES 24-TEAM AFCON

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 4 Months ago
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At its just concluded symposium on African football, Confederation of African Football (CAF) has proposed having twenty four playing at the African Cup of nations. The symposium which was themed “African Football: Our Vision” was held in Rabat, Morocco. Amongst other issues discussed at the event, the apex footballing body on the continent plan to […]

CONTE SIGNS NEW CHELSEA CONTRACT

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 4 Months ago
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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has penned an improved two year deal. The Italian led Chelsea to the Premier League crown in his first season at Stamford Bridge and has now ended speculations of a return to Italy. The former Juventus and Italy boss had been linked with a return to his home nation with Inter […]

Barcelona Confirm Record Earnings of 708m Euros

Spanish giants FC Barcelona confirmed that the club made earnings of 708 million euros; 13 million euros more than was budgeted for. The Spanish club reported that the earnings were made for the just ended period of July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. It may have been a disappointing season on the pitch for […]

Roger Federer wins Record-Breaking 8th Wimbledon Title

Roger Federer becomes the oldest man in the Open Era to win the Wimbledon after he defeated Croatia’s Marin Cilic in straight sets 6-3 6-1 6-4. The 35-year-old Swiss won the title without dropping a set becoming the first man to do so since Bjorn Borg in 1976. Federer is the first person to win eight Wimbledon titles in history. He defeated the Croatian […]

8 dead in Demba Diop Football Stadium Stampede

No fewer than eight soccer fans were killed on Saturday in a stampede at Demba Diop stadium in Dakar, Senegal. The stampede occurred during a match between two local teams, the sports minister said. A fight broke out between fans of rivals US Ouakam and Stade de Mbour and police fired tear gas to break it up. The resulting confusion triggered […]

Messi Signs New £500,000 per week Barca Deal, with £264m Buyout Clause

Barcelona have broken the bank to keep talismanic forward Lionel Messi by announcing a new £500,000 per week contract renovation with a buy-out clause likely in the region of €300million (£264m). The mouth-watering contracts brings to an end months of nervousness among Barca faithful who had a hard time figuring out Messi’s next move ahead […]

Ex-Chelsea FC Captain, John Terry Joins Aston Villa; See How Villa Broke the News

Former Chelsea captain John Terry has joined Championship club Aston Villa on a one-year contract. The news was confirmed shortly after Villa owner Dr. Tony Xia had tweeted: “Welcome JT to Birmingham city…Aston Villa!” Terry had attracted interest from Premier League clubs including Bournemouth, Swansea City and West Bromwich Albion when it was confirmed he […]

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 […]
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