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Russia’s foreign ministry said on Monday that British threats to boycott the 2018 FIFA World Cup would damage ties with Moscow and hurt world sport, Interfax news agency reported. The British government had said it would respond decisively to any...
Saturday was a great day for Nigerian striker, Kelechi Iheanacho. Not only did the former most sought after youngster in world football score a rare goal for Leicester City, his all round game elicited applause from even the hard...
The England front man struck twice and the Belgian led from the front as Manchester United claim a vital 2-1 win at Old Trafford There was plenty of talk of Liverpool’s attacking threat as they headed to Old Trafford on...
The Portuguese scored both goals to give Los Blancos a hard-fought win at Eibar, in what was another disappointing afternoon for the Welsh winger Cristiano Ronaldo's rise continues. The 33-year-old was on target twice to give Real Madrid all three...
Beleaguered Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery insisted there was no shame in losing to Real Madrid after the expensively-assembled French side crashed out of the Champions League at the hands of the holders. “To be eliminated in the last 16...
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte and Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger have no margin for error as they fight to avoid being frozen out of the Premier League’s top four and next season’s Champions League. When the London rivals clashed in the...
Brazilian superstar Neymar will undergo foot surgery on Saturday and recovery will take as long as three months, the national team doctor said Thursday. “The recovery period will be around two and a half to three months,” the doctor, Rodrigo...
Chelsea star, Victor Moses was, on Monday, crowned the Nigerian Player of Year. The winger beats Leicester City midfielder, Wilfried Ndidi and Lobi Stars forward, Anthony Okpotu in the inaugural NFF best players award in Lagos. Super Falcons’ striker and African...
Former Nigerian international striker, Daniel Amokachi has reiterated that his dream and desire is to see his twin sons (Nazim and Kalim) play for Nigeria in the nearest future even though they are already being courted by Tunisia where...
Kano Pillars Football Club’s Technical Committee Chairman,Faruk Haladu on Monday in Kano described the late Chinedu Udoji as an asset and a dedicated player. Udoji, a central defender, died in a ghastly motor accident Sunday night, some hours after playing in...
The erstwhile Enyimba of Aba skipper was reportedly involved in a ghastly motor accident in Kano on Sunday night. The central defender starred in Pillar’s 1-1 draw against Enyinba at the Sani Abacha Stadium. He prominently featured for Enyimba before joining...