Tag: football

Op-ed EditorJuly 9, 2017

Opinion: Luis Enrique – Barca success at a sad cost

by Umar Hassan Luis Enrique won a treble in his first season as Fc Barcelona Coach and in the process, ...

EzinneJuly 7, 2017

The Thread: “This is devastating” “Our prayers are with you” | Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has been diagnosed with acute Leukemia and the football world empathises

The football world cloaks Nigerian Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme with strength as news of his diagnosis hit social media. ...

Op-ed EditorJune 7, 2017

Opinion: Flying with(out) Wenger

by Ifreke Inyang The fury was plane for all to see. Arsenal fans, tired of marching to the Emirates and ...

Rachel OgbuJune 6, 2017

Dele Alli gradually becoming a football star

by Rachel Ogbu Dele Alli is fast becoming one of the hottest commodities in world football.  In the 2016-2017 football season, the ...

Rachel OgbuJune 4, 2017

British Chelsea star, Ola Aina dumps Chelsea for Super Eagles

by Rachel Ogbu// London-born star football player, Ola Aina recently made news when he snubbed England and his club, Chelsea ...

EzinneMay 26, 2017

The Thread: Jay Jay Okocha is a fraud. Here is why

Someone has taken potshots at Jay Jay Okocha on Twitter NG. Jay Jay Okocha is a former Super Eagles Captain ...

Op-ed EditorMay 24, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Daily Mail blames Ariana Grande for bomb blast, Ikeja electric begs customers to stop putting juju on NEPA poles + Man U scoops Europa League trophy

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens: we read ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 10, 2017

Arsenal coach, Arsene Wenger won’t resign, former Gunners defender says

by Omoleye Omoruyi Former Arsenal defender, Laureano Etame-Mayer known as Lauren, has, contrary to rumours, said that Arsenal manager, Arsene ...

AzeezMay 7, 2017

The Thread: If there was a professional footballers group chat

Football is more fun when the players and managers throw shades at one another. So you probably will understand this ...

RoqeebahApril 21, 2017

Manchester United’s condolence message to Calabar fans is a slap in the face of the Nigerian government

by Soma Oj. The past few weeks have been eventful for football fans world over. And those events have not ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 21, 2017

#UELdraw: Manchester United face Celta Vigo, as Ajax draw Lyon

by Dolapo Adelana Manchester United will face Spanish side Celta Vigo in the semi-final of the Europa League. Dutch side, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 17, 2017

Just In: John Terry to leave Chelsea at the end of the season

by Dolapo Adelana Chelsea Football Club has announced that its captain, John Terry, will depart Stamford Bridge at the end ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 6, 2017

Ahmed Musa considering legal action over asssault allegations

by Dolapo Adelana Nigerian forward Ahmed Musa is set to take up legal action over reports that he was arrested ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 5, 2017

Ex-Super Eagle’s striker, Yakubu Aiyegbeni leaves Coventry City after playing only 3 games

by Dolapo Adelana Former Super Eagles forward, Yakubu Aiyegbeni has terminated his contract with Coventry City after featuring for the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 30, 2017

2026 World Cup: FIFA proposes 9 slots for Africa in new 48-team competition

by Dolapo Adelana Nine African countries may get the opportunity to represent at the 2026 edition of the FIFA World cup, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 30, 2017

“Wonderboy Hamilton was a perfect gentleman…” | NFF mourns ex-Eagles coach

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigeria Football Federation on Thursday paid glowing tributes to former Nigeria player and coach, Paul Hamilton, ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 24, 2017

Opinion: Super Eagles – When Nigerian fans do not matter

by Aderonke Ogunleye-Bello It was a gut-wrenching Thursday night for devoted football fans in Nigeria – the match between Senegal ...

ToluMarch 17, 2017

Who is Ahmad Ahmad? The man who just ended Hayatou’s 29-year reign as CAF President

It only took 29 long years after but the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has witnessed the emergence of a new ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 17, 2017

FIFA bans Mali from international football

by Dolapo Adelana World Football governing body FIFA has suspended Mali from international football due to government interference. FIFA took ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 16, 2017

BREAKING: Ahmad Ahmad beats Hayatou to become CAF president

by Dolapo Adelana Ahmad Ahmad is the new president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Ahmad, who is from ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 9, 2017

Arsenal release statement on Arsene Wenger’s future (READ)

by Dolapo Adelana Arsenal FC has released a statement concerning the future of its manager Arsene Wenger. Fans have been ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 4, 2017

Heavy rain destroys Akure stadium roof (PHOTOS)

by Dolapo Adelana Heavy rain has destroyed some sections of the Akure township stadium, according to Sahara Reporters. Roofs of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 3, 2017

Fernando Torres discharged from hospital after suffering head injury

by Dolapo Adelana Atletico Madrid forward, Fernando Torres has been discharged from hospital after suffering a head injury, according to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 1, 2017

We are ready to take over Surulere National Stadium – Ambode

by Dolapo Adelana Lagos Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday declared the readiness of the State Government to take over ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 1, 2017

Victor Moses signs new 4-year contract with Chelsea FC

by Dolapo Adelana Nigerian international Victor Moses has signed a new contract with English Football Club, Chelsea. The 26-year-old has ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 23, 2017

BREAKING: Leicester City sack Claudio Ranieri

by Dolapo Adelana Leicester City Football Club has sacked manager Claudio Ranieri. Ranieri, popularly known as the Tinker man led The ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 23, 2017

I am staying at Manchester United – Wayne Rooney

by Dolapo Adelana Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has addressed speculation about his future. There have been speculations that Rooney ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 16, 2017

Mark Clattenburg quits Premier League for Saudi Arabia

by Dolapo Adelana Top Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg has quit, the Professional Game Match Officials Limited has announced. The 41-year-old ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 15, 2017

#UCL roundup: Bayern Munich destroy Arsenal 5-1 | Madrid defeat Napoli

German side Bayern Munich showed their class as they destroyed English side Arsenal 5-1 in the first leg tie of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 12, 2017

Super Falcons star, Asisat Oshoala joins Chinese club from Arsenal

Super Falcons forward, Asisat Oshoala has joined Chinese club Dalian Quanjian. The African Women footballer of the Year, joined Quanjian from ...

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