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Confusion as NFF Appeals Committee chairman, members disagree

Confusion as NFF Appeals Committee chairman, members disagree

Nigeria’s football crisis took a new turn on Wednesday as the Appeal Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation failed to reach a compromise on the committee’s findings on the September 30 Elective Congress held in Warri, Delta State. The Chairman of the committee, Barrister Okey Ajunwa, distanced himself from the decisions of the committee, as he refused to append his ... Read More »

NFF to send Keshi on refresher course abroad

NFF to send Keshi on refresher course abroad

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick has given a hint that Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi won’t be fired by his board, but rather would send him for a refresher course abroad. Upon announcing the sacking of Keshi a month ago, Pinnick revealed the coach and his assistant turned down the opportunity to go for refresher courses to ... Read More »

Bale to become a Blue?

Bale to become a Blue?

Stamford Bridge is being linked as the latest destination for Real Madrid’s reportedly out-of-favour Gareth Bale. On Tuesday, Bale’s agent denied reports linking his player with a return to England but rumours continue to circulate that the Welsh wizard could leave the Spanish capital. According to Tuttomercatoweb, Chelsea are interested in an end of season bid for Bale. Reports in ... Read More »

Neymar, Messi shine for country

Neymar, Messi shine for country

Paris – Barcelona teammates Neymar and Lionel Messi were both on target as Brazil and Argentina claimed international friendly wins Wednesday but struggling Netherlands slumped to another defeat. In Istanbul, Brazil defeated Turkey 4-0 as coach Dunga celebrated a fifth successive win since taking the hotseat following his country’s traumatic World Cup. The match, played out in front of a ... Read More »

Moyes snubbed English clubs for Spain challenge

Moyes snubbed English clubs for Spain challenge

San Sebastian – Former Manchester United manager David Moyes said Thursday he turned down offers from several English clubs when he opted for the challenge of leading Spanish league stragglers Real Sociedad. At his official presentation by the Basque club, the 51-year-old Scot said he now hoped to turn around the Basque team’s fortunes as he did with Everton in ... Read More »

Investigator slams “incomplete and erroneous” FIFA report

Investigator slams “incomplete and erroneous” FIFA report

Paris – FIFA’s probe into the controversial bidding race for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups was thrown into turmoil Thursday after its own investigator Michael Garcia complained that a summary of his report misrepresented his conclusions. Garcia, who carried out an exhaustive investigation into the bidding, slammed an “incomplete and erroneous” version of his report and said he planned ... Read More »

Messi beats Ronaldo to Raul’s record

Messi beats Ronaldo to Raul’s record

The Argentine attacker struck twice for Barcelona at Ajax in the Champions League on Wednesday night and is now level with the former Madrid star on 71 strikes in the competition. Lionel Messi has beaten Cristiano Ronaldo to the Champions League goals record held by Real Madrid icon Raul with his double for Barcelona at Ajax on Wednesday night. Messi ... Read More »

Jonathan receives Super Falcons

Jonathan receives Super Falcons

President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday welcomed the Super Falcons who just won the African Women Championship. The president also fixed an official reception for November 5. The Nigerian players beat their Cameroon counterparts 2-0 in the final game that was played last Saturday in Windoek, Namibia. That win made it a record seventh time win for the Falcons. Speaking while ... Read More »

JayJay Okocha and wife celebrate 17th wedding anniversary

JayJay Okocha and wife celebrate 17th wedding anniversary

17 years and still going strong! Ex Nigerian captain, Austin JayJay Okocha and his beautiful wife, Nkechi celebrated their 17th wedding anniversary yesterday, October 2014. It also coincided with her birthday. Last year she treated her to a lavish 40th birthday ceremony and gave her a brand new white mercedes G-wagon as a present. 327 total views, no views today Like ... Read More »

Suarez credits Rodgers

Suarez credits Rodgers

London – Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has heralded Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers for finding the perfect tactical system for him during the two years they worked together at Anfield. Rodgers introduced a slick, passing style following his arrival from Swansea City in 2012 and Suarez was one of the chief beneficiaries, scoring 61 goals during his last two seasons on ... Read More »

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