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Messi has Barcelona Contract For Life – Bartomeu


Barcelona president, Josep Maria Bartomeu, has said Lionel Messi has a contract with the club “forever”. The Argentine’s current deal expires in June 2018 and the club are ready for negotiations over a new contract with the 29-year-old. “[Messi] has all the years he wants [with Barcelona]. Lionel Messi is the best ever to play football in the history of the world and he plays ... Read More »

Mourinho And I Will Do Anything To Win – Ibrahimovic


Zlatan Ibrahimovic has said he enjoys a great relationship with Jose Mourinho, because they both share a winning mentality. The two men are back working together at Manchester United this summer, after striking a bond during their time at Inter Milan. “I knew this coach from before. I know what he wants and what he demands,” Ibrahimovic told BBC Football Focus. “He is a winner ... Read More »

Federation Cup Semi-Finals Get New Dates


The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has confirmed that this year’s men Federation Cup semi-finals, will be played September 28 and October 9. On Tuesday, Ademola Olajire, Assistant Director of Communication of the federation, announced September 25 and October 2 as the dates for the matches. However, Nigeria National League (NNL) side, Crown FC, will not take on IfeanyiUbah FC at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in ... Read More »

NPFL Title Is Rangers’ To Lose – Bonsu


Enugu Rangers goalkeeper, Nana Bonsu, has said that nothing can stop them from winning the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title this season. The Flying Antelopes are looking to end a 32-year end wait for title and took one step towards it, by hammering fellow contenders Rivers United 4-0 last weekend at home. Despite having four games left, Bonsu says their objective is within reach. ... Read More »

NPFL: Enyimba Defeat Wikki Tourists, Ifeanyiubah Hold Abia Warriors

Enyimba beat Wikki Tourists 2-1, in their rescheduled Match Day 31 fixture at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt on Wednesday. The current NPFL champions, went behind to a Godwin Obaje strike in the 3rd minute, but fought back with Nzube Anaezemba scoring a brace. Enyimba have now enhanced their chances of qualifying for a continental competition next season, while denting Wikki’s title chances. The ... Read More »

ITF U-18 Circuit: Mcleod, Quadri Lead Team Nigeria Title Quest


Team Nigeria will begin their quest to defend their overall winners status as the ITF West & Central Africa U-18 Circuit serves off Tuesday in Cotonou, Benin Republic with Angel McLeod as the top seed in the girl’s category. Nigeria is the regional superpower in West and Central Africa and have been dominating junior tennis in the zone but will have their dominance put to ... Read More »

The Quality Of The Super Eagles Not In Doubt – Rohr

Gernot Rohr

Technical Adviser of Nigeria, Gernor Rohr, has insisted that there is so much quality in the national team. He has, therefore, promised to build a strong squad ahead of next month’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Zambia. Rohr was speaking against the backdrop of the Super Eagles’ 1-0 victory over Tanzania, in their final 2017 AFCON qualifier last Saturday. “We are a new team ... Read More »

Toure’s Agent Slams Guardiola


Yaya Toure’s agent has criticised Pep Guardiola for humiliating the midfielder by leaving him out of Manchester City’s squad for the Champions League group stages. The 33-year-old Ivory Coast international has failed to make any of City’s match-day squads for their first three Premier League games of the season with Guardiola saying Toure needs to improve his work rate without the ball. Joe Hart’s loan ... Read More »

Rohr Gives Mikel Free Attacking Role

Gernot Rohr

Chelsea defensive midfielder Mikel Obi will be given a free role in the Super Eagles attack by new coach Gernot Rohr, Africanfootball.com reports. The Chelsea holding midfielder rolled back the years when he was given a free attacking role in midfield by coach Samson Siasia as Nigeria won a bronze medal at last month’s Rio Olympics. The Eagles skipper scored a goal and prompted several ... Read More »

Osimhen Focused On Super Eagles


Victor Osimhen insists he has firmly put behind him, the disappointment of Nigeria’s failure to qualify for the 2017 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Zambia. The Flying Eagles were eliminated by Sudan after a dramatic 5-5 draw on aggregate in the third round of qualifying, with Nigeria losing out on the away goals rule. Osimhen, who is currently with the Super Eagles squad ... Read More »

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