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Atletico Beat Nigeria 3-2 In Gotv Max Cup


Atletico Madrid  defeated the  Super Eagles  3-2  in Uyo to win the GOtv Max Cup on Tuesday. Kelechi Nwakali put the home team in front with a superb strike from outside the box that beat goalkeeper Jan Oblak, according to soccernigeria.com. However, Europa League champions Atletico  drew level soon after when Emem Eduok was dispossessed in his own half of the pitch. Substitute Destiny Ashadi  ... Read More »

I Left Germany For Biggest Challenge In England – Balogun


German-born Leon Balogun  has become  the second Nigeria player to seal a move ahead of  the summer market less than a week,  after Dutch-born  Tyronne Ebuehi  swapped ADO Den Haag  for Portuguese powerhouse  Benfica on Saturday. Premier League side Brighton completed the signing of  Balolgun on Tuesday as a free agent  after his contract with  German  club Mainz 05 expired  at the end of the ... Read More »

Countdown (22) FIFA WC: Eagles Will Not Share Money In Russia, Says NFF Boss


Nigeria Football Federation president, Amaju  Melvin Pinnick has ruled out any form of money distractions for the Super Eagles at the Russia 2018 World Cup tournament. Speaking at the SUN Newspaper organized seminar titled ‘’That the Super Eagles may excel in Russia 2018 and beyond”, the NFF  President said he was confident that the Super Eagles will do well because there would be no distractions ... Read More »

Star-Studded Farewell For Italy Legend Pirlo


Former Italy star Andrea Pirlo took to the pitch for the final time to say goodbye to football in a star-studded testimonial “Night of the Master” tournament at the San Siro on Monday. Champions and former teammates from all over the world — from Paolo Maldini to Gianluigi Buffon, and Roberto Baggio to Frank Lampard — joined the retiring legend to celebrate the final act ... Read More »

West Ham Appoint Pellegrini On Three-Year Deal


West Ham United have appointed former Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini as their new manager on a three-year deal, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday. Pellegrini Chilean Pellegrini left Chinese Super League club Hebei China Fortune on Saturday and replaces David Moyes, who guided the club to a 13th-placed finish in the league this past season. “I am delighted to welcome Manuel Pellegrini to ... Read More »

Emery Taking Over From Wenger At Arsenal


Former Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery looks set to become Arsene Wenger’s successor after 22 years as Arsenal manager, according to a report by the BBC. Ex-Paris Saint Germain’s coach Unai Emery looks set to take over from Wenger at Arsenal Emery, 46, won Ligue 1 and four domestic cups in two seasons in the French capital before departing earlier this month. However, the Spaniard ... Read More »

PSG president speaks on hiring Wenger


Paris Saint-Germain president, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, has seemingly ruled out the possibility of Arsene Wenger becoming the club’s sporting director. Wenger has left Arsenal after 22 years, but expressed his desire to stay in the game. There were speculations that the 68-year-old could take up a role at the Ligue 1 champions. But in an interview with L’Equipe, Al-Khelaifi said: “He is a close friend, I ... Read More »

Mourinho deletes Instagram account over abuse from Manchester United fans


Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has deleted his Instagram account. Mourinho, who opened the page when he was announced as United boss, closed it down after the FA Cup final defeat to Chelsea. Eden Hazard scored from the penalty spot in the first half at Wembley, to hand the Blues their only silverware of the 2017/2018 campaign. It also meant that Mourinho finished his second ... Read More »

Rafael Nadal beats Alexander Zverev to win Rome title for an eighth time


Rafael Nadal survived a stunning fightback from Alexander Zverev to win a record eighth Italian Open. Nadal cruised to the first set before defending champion Zverev won nine of the next 11 games to take the second set 6-1 and lead 3-1 in the decider. But the Spaniard turned the match around following a lengthy rain delay and closed out a 6-1 1-6 6-3 victory. ... Read More »

Amokachi unhappy with Rohr for leaving out two players

Gernot Rohr

Former Super Eagles assistant coach, Daniel Amokachi, has said that current handler of the team, Gernot Rohr, should have added Brown Ideye and Henry Onyekuru to to his 30-man provisional squad for the 2018 World Cup. The duo didn’t end the season on a very good note, with Ideye failing to rescue LaLiga side Malaga from relegation, following his loan move to the club in January ... Read More »

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