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Jackpot Lotto to Support Kanu Heart Foundation Legendary Nigerian footballer and philanthropist, Nwankwo Kanu, is launching the biggest lotto in Africa to raise funds for the Kanu Heart Foundation (KHF) and help build a specialist cardiac hospital in Abuja. The...
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has been paid his full salary for November and December. Disclosing this yesterday, President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick said the Franco-German coach has also been offered a two-year extension to his...
Lionel Messi has signed a new contract with Spanish clubside FC Barcelona until 2021, the Liga leaders confirmed on Saturday. This ended speculation that the five-times World Player of the Year could leave the club he has spent his entire...
Just two years after being shot, Manuel Charr has ended Germany’s 85-year wait for a world heavyweight champion and dedicated his victory over Alexander Ustinov to his adopted home country. “What can I say, Germany – we are world champions,”...
In spite of the Super Eagles sterling performance in the World Cup qualifiers and its convincing defeat of Argentina, one of the world’s finest teams. Nigeria has dropped nine (9) places in the latest football ranking by the International Federation...
The World Cup holders have retained their position, but the Three Lions have dropped a number of places in the latest update Germany have held on to top spot in the latest FIFA ranking, which was announced on November 23,...
United were downed by Michael Lang's late goal and they still need something from their final group game - just five days before the Manchester derby Few teams go into the final game of their Champions League group with 12...
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...
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...
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...
Lagos State Government on Wednesday guaranteed a successful hosting of the 4th edition of the Lagos International Taekwondo Classics scheduled to hold from Nov. 23 to Nov.27 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium. Titi Oshodi, the Head of Public Relations, State...