Messi Thrills Fans With Special Free Kick

Lionel Messi’s Barcelona teammates and coach Ernesto Valverde were singing his praises after the Argentine scored an inspired free kick where he sent the ball under the wall and into the net in their 6-1 thrashing of Girona on Saturday.

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Carabao Cup: Arsenal want to win for Wenger – Bellerin

Arsenal are determined to win the Carabao Cup for manager Arsene Wenger, says defender Hector Bellerin. The Gunners boss has never lifted the trophy during his 21 years in England, and right-back Bellerin says it gives the team an extra

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Suarez hattrick sinks Girona

Luis Suarez scored a hat-trick as Barcelona came from behind to thrash Catalan neighbours Girona. Portu gave Girona a shock early lead, but Lionel Messi set up Suarez to equalise almost immediately. Messi took on three defenders to score, then

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Guardiola Eager To Win First English Silverware

Pep Guardiola is anxious to play down suggestions that winning his first piece of silverware for Manchester City in Sunday’s League Cup final against Arsenal would herald a period of dominance. The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager takes his

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Russia 2018: No Plans To Change My Squad – Rohr

Super Eagles Head Coach Gernot Rohr has ruled out bringing in new players to bolster his squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The West Africans have been hit by a goalkeeping crisis; first choice Carl Ikeme was diagnosed

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Aigbogun invites 28 players to Flying Eagles camp

By Joel Ajayi Abuja Head Coach of Nigeria’s Flying Eagles, Paul Aigbogun, has invited 28 players to camp as the seven-time African champions begin preparations for the qualifying series for 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations. Enyimba FC’s Ikouwem Udoh,

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Europa: Arsenal To Trade Tackle With AC Milan In Last 16

Arsenal have been drawn against Serie A side AC Milan in the last 16 of the Europa League. The Gunners narrowly overcame Ostersunds in the second leg of their last-32 tie, with Sead Kolasinac’s goal ensuring that, despite being beaten

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Gov Seriake Dickson Football Competition Kicks Off In March

…COMMUNITIES , TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS BATTLE FOR N11m PRIZE MONEY… The second edition of the Governor Seriake Dickson Football Competition, tagged, The Restoration Cup 2018, will kick – off in March. Director General of the competition, Ono Akpe, who disclosed this

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5 years after commissioning, new NFF headquarters lies fallow

Joel Ajayi Abuja It’s almost five years now, when the multimillion naira newly built Nigeria Football Federation NFF, edifice* was completed and commissioned for usage by The Federal government, stands abandoned. Exactly, on the 18th of July, 2013, Sunday Dankaro

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Winter Olympics: Nigerian Duo, Bow Out With Their Heads High

Seun Adigun and  Ngozi Onwumere on Wednesday finished 20th in their bobsleigh event at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games  South Korea, after completing the four heats in 3:29.60. They finished +7.15secs behind Germany’s  Mariama Jamanka and Lisa Buckwitz, who

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