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The Portuguese has made more history in a 50-man shortlist, in which Premier League champions Chelsea remarkably only have one player Cristiano Ronaldo has been named in UEFA's Team of the Year nominees for a record 14th time as part...
Britain’s Anthony Joshua and New Zealand’s Joseph Parker will meet in a world heavyweight title unification bout in Cardiff on March 31, promoters said Sunday. Joshua will put his World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation titles on the line...
Despite making a big statement in their 4-2 thrashing of Argentina last week Tuesday, the Super Eagles of Nigeria will drop in the latest FIFA ranking when it is published by the football governing body on Thursday. The Super Eagles,...
Former boxing great Mike Tyson was barred from entering Chile on Thursday because of his criminal record, airport police said. Immigration police at Santiago international airport tweeted a photo of the 51-year-old former heavyweight champion being escorted by officers “re-embarking”...
Former Super Eagles striker, Yakubu Aiyegbeni, has announced his retirement from football. Aiyegbeni retired from football on Wednesday, which is his 35th birthday. The 35-year-old started his career with Julius Berger FC in Lagos as a teenager in the Nigerian Premier...
’TANA AIYEJINA, in this report, takes a look at the growing list of Europe-born players of Nigerian descent and their contributions to the new-look Super Eagles Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi scored twice while debutant Brian Idowu grabbed a goal a...
Nigeria powerful defender Leon Balogun  has returned to the treatment room days after helping the Super Eagles beat South American giants Argentina 4-2  in Krasnodar in Russia on November 14. His German Bundesliga club Mainz 05 confirmed on their official...
Nigerian fans would have watched one of their own strutting his stuff in Russia’s colours at the 2018 World Cup if the European country had not dilly-dallied. Perhaps Brian Idowu would have jumped at the opportunity to represent the country...
France and Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann is still considering the possibility of joining Manchester United one day according to reports. Griezmann Griezmann who has had a torrid start to this season’s campaign revealed that although he is happy with life...
Real Madrid crashed to a humiliating Copa del Rey exit on Wednesday when they were knocked out by little Leganes in the quarter-finals with under-fire coach Zinedine Zidane taking the blame. European champions Real lost 2-1 in the second leg...
West Ham have appointed former Everton and Manchester United boss David Moyes as their new manager, the struggling Premier League club announced on Tuesday. David Moyes “We believe David is the right man to turn things around and get the...