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Chelsea star John Obi Mikel ‘assaulted Nigerian journalist who asked him for an interview’

Chelsea star John Obi Mikel ‘assaulted Nigerian journalist who asked him for an interview’

Chelsea star John Obi Mikel allegedly assaulted a female journalist who asked him for an interview while on international duty with Nigeria. Mikel was apparently leaving a training session with his national team when the reporter from KISS FM in Abuja approached him. She is said to have asked the Blues midfielder for an interview to discuss Nigeria’s forthcoming matches ... Read More »

Breaking News: NFF sacks Coach Stephen Keshi

Breaking News: NFF sacks Coach Stephen Keshi

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sacked Stephen Keshi, coach of the country’s national team, the Super Eagles. The Cable reports that the decision was made Wednesday night by the executive committee of the newly constituted Nigeria Football Federation, at a meeting at Transcorp Hilton, Abuja. Keshi, will now be replaced by Shaibu Amodu, a former coach of the team. ... Read More »

Nigerian football is long dead, gone —Okocha

Nigerian football is long dead, gone —Okocha

A former skipper of the Super Eagles, Austin Jay Jay Okocha, has expressed disappointment with the senior national team, over the 1-0 loss to Sudan in the African Cup of Nations Qualifiers in Khartoum on Saturday. The two-time BBC African Footballer of the Year described the defeat as confirming his worst fears that “football is long dead and gone” in ... Read More »

Journalists, fans demand Keshi’s sacking

Journalists, fans demand Keshi’s sacking

The umbrella body of all managers of sports in the Nigerian media Guild of Sports Editors, has called for the immediate removal of Stephen Keshi as caretaker coach of the Super Eagles following Saturday’s disgraceful loss to Sudan in a 2015 AFCON qualifier n Khartoun. The body wants the new executive committee of the Nigeria Football Federation to ask Keshi ... Read More »

UEFA set to change Champions League seeding system, league winners to enter Pot One

UEFA set to change Champions League seeding system, league winners to enter Pot One

UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino, has revealed that changes will be made to their Champions League seeding system, before next season. English, Spanish and German teams have dominated Pot One in recent years, but with this new proposal, the winner of the top seven leagues in Europe and the defending champions will be in the top pot. Clubs are currently ... Read More »

Arsenal Sign £16m Danny Welbeck from Man Utd

Arsenal Sign £16m Danny Welbeck from Man Utd

Arsenal confirms striker Danny Welbeck has signed a long-term contract from Manchester United for an undisclosed fee. Speculation had been rife in the latter hours of the summer transfer deadline day that both clubs have agreed a fee in the region £16m. 190 total views, no views today Read More »

Man Utd Sign Radamel Falcao on a Season-Long Loan

Man Utd Sign Radamel Falcao on a Season-Long Loan

Manchester United have announced the signing of Radamel Falcao on a one-year loan deal from AS Monaco with an option to buy at the end of the period. The Premier League club have not revealed the actual figures of the transfer, which is reportedly worth £6m with the permanent purchase option set to cost €55m (£43.5m) at the end of ... Read More »

Ronaldo: Messi thoughts might put me in prison

Ronaldo: Messi thoughts might put me in prison

The Portugal international has weighed into the debate about whether the Argentina captain should have won the best player award at World Cup 2014 Cristiano Ronaldo has suggested that rival Lionel Messi didn’t deserve to win the World Cup Golden Ball award this summer after the Real Madrid star joked he would be sent to prison if he gave his ... Read More »

Messi suffers hip injury in win over Villarreal

Messi suffers hip injury in win over Villarreal

The Argentine star played the full 90 minutes of Barcelona’s 1-0 victory but has emerged from the match with fitness concerns, as has team-mate Munir Barcelona’s win away to Villarreal could have come at a cost with both Lionel Messi and Munir El Haddadi injured during the 1-0 victory. Messi, who struggled with injuries for much of last season, pulled ... Read More »

Read how #NGA went to the top of Group C at the #U20WWC by beating #KOR 2-1

Read how #NGA went to the top of Group C at the #U20WWC by beating #KOR 2-1

Nigeria have taken control of Group C at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014 by defeating Korea Republic 2-1 in Moncton. Courtney Dike scored the fastest goal in the history of FIFA women’s tournaments after she took advantage of Korea Republic’s lacklustre defending. Dike, who was starting her first match of the tournament after coming on as substitute ... Read More »

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