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Netherlands’ second division club, Fortuna Sittard, have announced its decision to suspend former Super Eagles head coach, Sunday Oliseh, over poor working relationship with both players and officials. The club confirmed this in a statement released on its website on...
President of Argentina’s national football association, Claudio Tapia, says he has told national captain Lionel Messi to play fewer games for La Liga side FC Barcelona before June. He said this was in order to enable the Argentine striker stay...
Former Super Eagles forward Daniel Amokachi has made the strongest prediction ever, on the chances of Africa’s participation in this year’s FIFA World Cup, claiming that Nigeria will emerge world champions for the first time. Amokachi who was at the...
Jose Mourinho accused his Manchester United stars of failing to follow instructions after Christian Eriksen scored just 11 seconds into Tottenham’s 2-0 win at Wembley. United boss Mourinho was furious with his side’s sloppy defending as they made a host...
Runaway leaders Manchester City have lodged a surprise £60m bid for 2016 champions Leicester City’s Algerian star Riyad Mahrez, who ignored manager Claude Puel’s pleas for him to stay by putting in a transfer request. However, Leicester are unlikely to...
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has joined Arsenal for a record fee for the Gunners, a reported £56 million ($79.2 million, 63.7 million euros), from Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund, both clubs confirmed Wednesday. The 28-year-old Gabon striker, who has scored 141 goals for...
CSKA Moscow have re-signed Super Eagles winger, Ahmed Musa, from Leicester City until the end of the season. The Nigerian striker, who is not in the plans of Claude Puel since the beginning of the season, returns to a club...
David Beckham’s dream of launching a Major League Soccer franchise in Miami is finally set to become a reality Monday, with the global superstar finally unveiling plans for the team after a tumultuous four-year quest. MLS announced Friday it was...
Chairman of the NFF Technical and Development Committee, Alhaji Yusuf Ahmed has praised the resoluteness of the Super Eagles following their 2-1 win over Angola on Sunday that took Nigeria to the semi-finals of the African Nations Championship for...
Abia State Governor  Okezie Ikpeazu has released funds towards the  completion of  the  renovation of  Enyimba Stadium in Aba. Premier League giants Enyimba have been forced to play their home fixtures in Calabar for the second season following the non-completion...
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...