Sports Minister assures Super Eagles will have a coach within Two Weeks

The Minister of Sports, Senator John Enoh, has assured Nigerian football fans that the senior men’s national team, the Super Eagles, would have a new coach in the next one or two weeks. The Super Eagles have been without a substantive coach after the contract of Jose Peseiro expired at the end of the Africa […]

English teams crash out of UEFA Champions League at quarterfinals

 Holders Manchester City are out of the Champions League following a penalty shoot-out defeat to Real Madrid in an epic encounter at the Etihad Stadium. After a 1-1 draw on the night that left the teams tied 4-4 on aggregate, Antonio Rudiger scored the winning spot-kick after Bernardo Silva and Mateo Kovacic had their attempts […]

Cole Palmer’s Four Goals Propel Chelsea to 6-0 Victory Over Everton

Cole Palmer scored four goals to put Chelsea within touching distance of the Premier League’s top six after a 6-0 win over Everton on Monday. The England international has been a shining light in an otherwise disappointing campaign for the Blues and moved level with Manchester City striker Erling Haaland’s 20 Premier League goals in […]

Man City got top, as Arsenal Liverpool slip up in title race after home losses

Arsenal’s Premier League title push was hit by late goals from Aston Villa, as they suffered a surprise 2-0 home defeat on Sunday. The loss hands the initiative to leaders and defending champions Manchester City. Arsenal’s loss, their first in 12 league games, leaves them in second place, two points behind City and level on […]

Premier League to use semi-automated offside technology next season

The Premier League will introduce semi-automated offside technology next season to speed up decision-making after the clubs unanimously agreed on the move at a shareholders’ meeting yesterday. The Premier League currently has VAR officials check offsides but the system has faced heavy criticism for the time taken to come to a decision while also leaving […]

Super Falcons qualify for 2024 Olympics

The Super Falcons have qualified for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. The last time Nigeria’s Super Falcons reached the Olympics was 16 years ago. Nigeria beat South Africa 1-0 on aggregate to reach the Summer Olympics. Rasheedat Ajibade had scored from the spot in the first leg of the qualifiers in Abuja last Friday, while […]

Rivers United are out of the CAF Confederation Cup

The team lost 2-1 on aggregate after losing 2-nil in Algiers in the return leg of their quarter-final clash against the Algerian side, USM Alger, who are Last season’s winners of the competition. They had won the first leg 1-nil at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo last Sunday and needed to hold on in […]

Super Falcons Update Roster Ahead Of Olympic Qualifier Against South Africa

The Nigeria Football Federation unveiled a roster update on Monday, just four days before the 2024 Paris Olympic Games qualifier clash between the Super Falcons and African champions South Africa in Abuja. Coach Randy Waldrum has made a pivotal decision, drafting the promising Jumoke Alani as a replacement for the injured Ashleigh Plumptre. Plumptre, a […]

Sandro Tonali charged by FA for alleged betting rules breaches

Newcastle midfielder Sandro Tonali has been charged with misconduct in relation to alleged breaches of the Football Association’s betting rules. Tonali is alleged to have breached an FA rule 50 times by betting on matches between August 12, 2023 and October 12, 2023. The 23-year-old was signed by Newcastle for £55m last summer from AC […]