Tag: football

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 7, 2016

Ikhana re-appointed Kano Pillars coach

Kadiri Ikhana has be appointed coach of Nigeria Professional Football League side Kano Pillars on a one-year-deal. Ikhana replaces Mohammed Babaganaru, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 6, 2016

FC Ifeanyi Ubah wins Federation Cup

FC Ifeanyi Ubah on Sunday won the Nigeria Federation Cup. Ifeanyi Ubah emerged victorious beating Nasarawa United 5-4 on penalties. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 4, 2016

Chelsea yet to speak with Mikel over new deal – Conte

Antonio Conte says neither him nor Chelsea have held contract extension talks with midfielder John Mikel Obi. Mikel who is ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 1, 2016

Just In: Etihad stadium evacuated ahead of Manchester City, Barcelona game due to ’emergency’

Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium was evacuated on Tuesday evening ahead of the club’s UEFA Champions League game with FC Barcelona ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 28, 2016

Why Mkhitaryan has been absent – Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has defended the absence of Armenian midfielder Henrihk Mkhitaryan from his squad. The Armenian has not ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 24, 2016

Osaze Odemwingie joins Rotherham United

Former Nigerian international Osaze Odemwingie has joined English Football League side Rotherham United on a deal until January. However, the deal is subject to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 24, 2016

Ballon D’or: Ronaldo, Messi, Greizmann make 30-man shortlist

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona striker Lionel Messi are two of the top players to make the 2016 ...

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Isime EseneOctober 21, 2016

Falz the Bahd Guy, Olamide, Peter ‘Psquare’ Okoye, others to stump this December at ‘Merrybet Celebrity Fans Challenge’

Nigeria’s biggest football party – Merrybet Celebrity FC is back this December with its 3rd edition and this time around, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 15, 2016

Moses scores as Chelsea beat Leicester City 3-0 (WATCH)

Chelsea FC showed a glimpse of their class as they outclassed Premier League champions Leicester City in the opening game ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 12, 2016

Arsenal’s Petr Cech wins 2 Guinness World Record awards

Arsenal FC number one goalkeeper Petr Cech has received two awards from the Guinness World Records. The Czech was rewarded ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 10, 2016

Opinion: What’s the big deal about Iwobi and Iheanacho?

by Aderonke Bello Few months ago on my Facebook wall, in my usual manner of seeking public opinion about issues, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 6, 2016

Too much sex affecting Ghanaian players – ex-Coach

Former Black Stars player and coach, Malik Jabir says Ghanaian players are not performing optimally because they engaged in sexual ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 29, 2016

We won’t miss WC qualifier against Zambia – NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has debunked claims in the online media that the Super Eagles will fail to honour ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 27, 2016

England ‘mutually terminates’ Allardyce’s contract after 67 days in charge

The English Football Association has terminated the appointment of manager Sam Allardyce. This is contained in a statement released by ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 24, 2016

$12 billion; N441 million… | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

$12 billion – The amount allegedly smuggled out of Nigeria by telecoms company MTN between 2006 and 2016. This is according to Sen. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 24, 2016

Unpaid salaries: Siasia gives NFF 2-week ultimatum, threatens sit-out

Bronze medal winning coach Samson Siasia has given the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) a two-week ultimatum over his unpaid salaries, The ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 23, 2016

Kano Pillars to get N441m from Ahmed Musa’s move to Leicester

Nigeria club side, Kano Pillars will be getting N441m from Ahmed Musa’s transfer to Premier League champions, Leicester City. According ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 21, 2016

#EFLCup: Rashford shines for Man Utd | Spurs hit 5 past Gillingham| Man City defeat Swansea 2-1

Marcus Rashford was the star of the night for Manchester United scoring on his debut in the EFL Cup. United ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 20, 2016

#EFLCup: Fabregas shines for Chelsea against Leceister City | Arsenal score 4 | Liverpool win 3-0

Cesc Fabregas was the star of the game between Chelsea and Leicester City. The Spanish midfielder scored twice to secure ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 20, 2016

Yaya Toure’s agent replies Guardiola… but it’s not pleasant

Yaya Toure’s agent, Dmitri Seluk has replied Manchester City Pep Guardiola. Guardiola had said Toure would not feature in his ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 20, 2016

Yaya Toure’s Manchester City career is over unless he apologises – Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says midfielder Yaya Toure will never play for the club again unless his agent tenders an ...

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AzeezSeptember 20, 2016

Yaya Toure announces retirement from international football

Ivorian midfielder, Yaya Toure on Tuesday announced that he would be retiring from international football. The four-time African footballer of ...

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AzeezSeptember 20, 2016

This is what the Ballon d’Or will look like now

France Football has announced that the Ballon d’Or award will now have new rules after it ended a six year ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 18, 2016

EPL: Watford beat Mourinho’s Man Utd for the first time in 30 years

Watford Football Club secured their first victory over Manchester United for the first time in thirty years. Watford who secured ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 16, 2016

EPL: Henderson scores stunner as Liverpool beat Chelsea 2 – 1 (WATCH)

A stunning strike by Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson was one of the highlights of a breathtaking game at Stamford Bridge. ...

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 16, 2016

First photos: Heineken launches UEFA Champions League 2016/2017; unveils new TVC with Mourinho

Heineken, the world most famous and travelled beer, launched the new season of the Champions League with a ‘kick-off’ event ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 15, 2016

Super Eagles will qualify for 2018 World Cup – Salisu Yusuf

Super Eagles chief coach Salisu Yusuf has expressed belief that the team will qualify for the 2018 World Cup in ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 14, 2016

Champions League Roundup: Iheanacho scores in City’s 4-0 win | Ronaldo scores stunning freekick | Leceister win 3-0 in their first ever UCL game

Nigeria’s Kelechi Iheanacho scored in Manchester City‘s 4-0 whitewash of German side Borrusia Moenchengladbach. Iheanacho slotted in City’s fourth goal ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 14, 2016

Heartland FC involved in road accident in Maiduguri

Heartland FC of Owerri on Wednesday was involved in a road accident in the city of Maiduguri, according to Vanguard. The ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 13, 2016

‘I never rejected any apartment from the NFF’ – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has denounced claims that he rejected he rejected the accommodation given to him by the ...

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