Tag: uefa

Chinedu OkaforDecember 14, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Barcelona set to butt heads with PSG | #UCLDraw

The group stages of the UEFA Champions League came to an end on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, and with it ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 9, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Surprising racist slurs are still used in the football world, see example | #BlackLivesMatter

Last night’s UEFA Champions League match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Istanbul Basaksehir FK, ended in a bit of a ...

Chinedu OkaforOctober 29, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Here’s why the world is raving over Marcus Rashford

What defines an athlete? Most sports analysts would say said athlete’s level of play. And, in the world of sports, ...

Chinedu OkaforOctober 14, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: World’s most beloved athlete Cristiano Ronaldo contracts Covid-19

From the moment sporting leagues all over the world gradually and successively began reopening sporting events, the badgering question of ...

Chinedu OkaforSeptember 18, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Ronaldo just may win his 6th UEFA cup as he teams up with Pirlo

As we look to begin the new season of Italian football league, Serie A, all eyes are on the reigning defending ...

Ade ThompsonSeptember 5, 2018

The UEFA Nations League and the potential for a drab international schedule

The International break is here again, to bring an unwanted hiatus to an already frantic league campaign across the top ...

AzeezMarch 16, 2018

The Late 5: Court dismisses Melaye’s appeal against recall process, UEFA Champions League draw, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal on ...

Michael Adedipupo OgunFebruary 28, 2018

UEFA make changes to Champions and Europa League from next season

European football leading body UEFA has decided to ring some changes as regards its two leading club competitions – the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 11, 2017

#UCLDraw: Real Madrid to face PSG, Chelsea will meet Barcelona, other fixtures

The UEFA Champions League Round of 16 draws has been made. Check out the teams that made it below: The ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 25, 2017

#UELdraw: Groups for the 2017/18 Europa League

The groups for the Europa League 2017/2018 season has been drawn. Full list below: GROUP A Villarreal (ESP) M. Tel-Aviv (ISR) Astana (KAZ) ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 24, 2017

The Thread: “Ancelotti arrested for trying to include Arsenal”, “Tottenham already on life support” Ι Hilarious reactions to #UCLdraw

The UEFA Champions League draw was made today, August 24, in Monaco and some interesting teams were placed together. Interestingly, ...

ToluAugust 24, 2017

2017-18 UEFA Champions League: Road To Kiev

by Wareez Odunayo   2017-18 UEFA Champions League is the 63rd season of Europe’s premier club football competition organised by ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 19, 2017

Barcelona, Dortmund knocked out of the UEFA Champions League

by Dolapo Adelana Italian champions, Juventus FC have knocked out Spanish side, Barcelona from the UEFA Champions League. Juventus provided ...

SponsorMarch 29, 2017

Jose Mourinho leads the charge to overcome all excuses in the Heineken #NoMoreBarriers competition

Premium beer brand, Heineken, has announced plans to encourage fans of the UEFA Champions League to watch matches by removing ...

AzeezMarch 12, 2017

Over 100,000 people sign petition for Barcelona’s match against PSG to be replayed

A petition calling for Barcelona’s 6-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League to be replayed has received the ...

AzeezJanuary 14, 2017

Mourinho makes UEFA greatest coaches list, Guardiola excluded

Europe Football governing body, UEFA has published the list of greatest coaches in football, but excluded Pep Guardiola. Manchester City ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 12, 2016

#UELdraw: Manchester United face St. Etienne, as Tottenham Hotspur hosts Genk

English side Manchester United will face French club St. Etienne in the round of 32 tie of the UEFA Europa ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 13, 2016

Heineken to unveil new video as Jose Mourinho gets sets to address football fans before UEFA Champions league kick-off

Heineken, the official sponsor of the UEFA Champions League, is set to launch the new season of the tournament with ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 18, 2016

Ronaldo, Messi, Griezmann compete for best player in Europe award

European football governing body UEFA has announced a shortlist of ten players for the 2015/16 UEFA best player in Europe award. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 8, 2016

EURO 2016: Clattenburg to referee France-Portugal final

UEFA has chosen Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg to take charge of Sunday’s Euro 2016 final between France and Portugal. ...

GuestAdminJune 18, 2016

Euro 2016: 14 interesting facts and firsts

by Dolapo Adelana UEFA Euro 2016 kicked off on Friday June 10, in France with 24 participating teams for the first ...

ifrekeFebruary 27, 2015

Liverpool’s Europa exit rounds off terrible week for English clubs in Europe

by ‘Ifreke Inyang Liverpool. Istanbul. Penalties. You would expect one result, right? Well, this is 2015, not 2005. The Reds ...

ifrekeFebruary 19, 2015

3 things we learnt from Luis Figo’s bid for FIFA president

by Mark Bassey Former Portugal winger Luis Figo, will contest against Sepp Blatter, Michael van Praag and Prince Ali Bin ...

ifrekeFebruary 18, 2015

“We’re racist.. that’s the way we like it”: Chelsea fans push black man off train (WATCH)

by Mark Bassey Some Chelsea supporters were last night caught on camera, pushing a black passenger off a Metro train ...

Isime EseneDecember 31, 2014

Oma Akatugba profiles Vincent Enyeama: He stands head and shoulders above all else (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2014 Nominee)

by Oma Akatugba When you take a critical look at the year 2014 in sports in Nigeria. It leaves mixed ...

ifrekeAugust 29, 2014

‘Ifreke talks Sports: The 16 teams that will qualify for Champions League knock-out stages

by ‘Ifreke Inyang Nothing new. Nothing markedly different. The draws for the group stages of the UEFA Champions League, is ...

ifrekeAugust 8, 2014

Here is what you need to know about the Champions League play-off draws

by Mark Bassey For the second successive year, Arsenal will have to battle it out with a Turkish opponent, to ...

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