Tag: football

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 13, 2016

Just In: Man City’s Champions League match against Borussia Monchengladbach postponed

UEFA has postponed the Champions League match between English club Manchester City and German side Borussia Monchengladbach. The game scheduled for ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 11, 2016

Rio Olympics: I put more than £30,000 into Dream Team – Mikel Obi

Captain of Nigeria’s bronze winning team at the Rio 2016 Olympics, John Mikel Obi has revealed the poor training conditions the team ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 3, 2016

Iheanacho strike gives Rohr first victory with Super Eagles

A sublime strike by Kelechi Iheanacho helped Gernot Rohr secure a victory in his first game as Super Eagles manager at the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 3, 2016

Transfer: Sunderland signs Nigerian striker Victor Anichebe

Sunderland AFC have completed the signing of Nigerian striker Victor Anichebe. The 28-year-old joins the Black Cats on a deal ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 2, 2016

Man City: Iheanacho named in Guardiola’s Champions League squad

Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho has been named in Pep Guardiola‘s squad for the group stage of the 2016/17 UEFA Champions ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 2, 2016

Human trafficking: Dalung has apologised – Siasia

Bronze medal winning coach of the Nigerian Under-23 team Samson Siasia says he has no ill feelings against Sports Minister ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 1, 2016

Plateau court suspends NPFL over failure to reinstate Giwa FC

A High Court sitting in Bukuru, Plateau State, has suspended the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) over its failure to reinstate ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 31, 2016

Transfer: Sevilla sign Nasri on season long loan from Man City

Sevilla FC have completed the signing of Samir Nasri on a season long loan from Manchester City. The forward will ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 30, 2016

Transfer: Arsenal sign Lucas Perez from Deportivo La Coruna for £17m

Arsenal Football Club has confirmed the signing of Spanish forward Lucas Perez from Deportivo La Coruna in a fee believed ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 30, 2016

Rooney to retire from international football after 2018 World Cup

England captain Wayne Rooney has announced that he will call it quits with the national team after the 2018 World ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 30, 2016

Joachim MacEbong: The aftermath of Rio 2016 – What can Nigeria learn from Jamaica (and Britain)?

By Joachim MacEbong For over two weeks this month, Nigerians joined the rest of the world in marvelling at the feats ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 30, 2016

Transfer: Crystal Palace signs Remy on-loan from Chelsea

Crystal Palace have confirmed the signing of Loic Remy from Chelsea on a season-long loan. The striker played under Palace manager, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 30, 2016

Dalung to NFF: Pay Siasia his salary

Minister of Youths and Sport Barrister Solomon Dalung has joined the campaigners over Samson Siasia/NFF saga. Dalung who spoke on Monday ...

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ToluAugust 30, 2016

Between the NFF and Siasia: 6 things you should know…

Nigeria’s U-23 team returned from the 2016 Rio Olympics with a bronze medal, the only medal Nigeria was able to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 29, 2016

NFF should pay me every kobo they owe me – Siasia

Olympic bronze medal winning coach Samson Siasia has demanded that he be paid every kobo he is being owed by ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 27, 2016

I am done with Nigeria for now… – Coach Siasia declares

Coach of Nigeria’s bronze medal winning under-23 team at Rio 2016, Samson Siasia has lamented the poor treatment meted out ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 25, 2016

Transfer: Barcelona sign Cillessen from Ajax

FC Barcelona has signed 27 year old Dutch goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen from Ajax Amsterdam on a five-year contract. The transfer fee is ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 25, 2016

Transfer: Chelsea sign Eduardo from Dinamo Zagreb

Chelsea have confirmed the signing of goalkeeper Eduardo from Dinamo Zagreb. The 33-year-old was a part of Portugal’s triumphant Euro ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 25, 2016

Manchester City sign Claudio Bravo from Barcelona

Manchester City have completed the signing of Claudio Bravo. The Chilean goalkeeper joins the Blue side of Manchester from Barcelona ...

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Oreoluwa PetersAugust 21, 2016

Is NFF the most ridiculous organisation on earth? These 10 tweets think so

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) reared its ugly head on Nigerian Twitter and has caught a lot of flak from ...

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Isime EseneAugust 20, 2016

SPECIAL REPORT: Nigerians are losing their livelihoods on electronic betting – but they can’t stop

by Mazi Emeka In our special report this week, we look at the cultural force gambling has become for a ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 19, 2016

Crystal Palace reach agreement to sign Benteke from Liverpool for £32m

Crystal Palace have agreed a £32 million deal with Liverpool for striker Christian Benteke. The Belgium international travelled to London ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 17, 2016

#RioOlympics: Germany beats Nigeria 2 – 0 to reach finals

Germany beat Nigeria 2-0 in the semi final of the football event of the Rio Olympics and will now face ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 17, 2016

Just In: Mahrez signs new 4-year deal with Leicester City

Riyad Mahrez has signed a new four-year deal with English Premier League Champions Leicester City, committing his future to the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 15, 2016

Transfer: Everton sign Yannick Bolasie for £25m

Everton football Club have confirmed the signing of Congolese winger Yannick Bolasie from Crystal Palace. The 27-year-old put pen to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 15, 2016

Sports Ministry returns $4600 to Mikel Obi

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has refunded the sum of $4,600 to captain of the Under-23 team Mikel Obi ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 13, 2016

#RioOlympics: Nigeria qualifies for semi-final

Nigeria’s football team have qualified for the semi final of the Rio 2016 football event. The Under-23 national team defeated ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 13, 2016

EPL Roundup: Leicester lose as Guardiola wins on Manchester City debut

The long awaited English Premier League kicked off with an upset as newly promoted side Hull City defeated champions, Leicester ...

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Oreoluwa PetersAugust 13, 2016

Ikenna Anabi talks about his experience at the 2016 COPA Coca-Cola International Camp in Paris

Ikenna Anabi is a 13-year-old boy in JSS 3 who does not only love to watch football, he plays it ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 12, 2016

#Rio Olympics: Dogara appeals to U-23 team not to boycott quarter final

The speaker of The House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has sent an appeal to the national U23 team not to ...

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