Lionel Messi's statue vandalized in Argentina On Monday, the famous bronze statue of Argentine Football star Lionel Messi was chopped off just above the ankles, with the main “body” left lying on the pavement.   It is the second time the statue, which was unveiled in June 2016, in Buenos Aires has been targeted by vandals and Police...... read more
Lionel Messi's statue vandalized in Argentina On Monday, the famous bronze statue of Argentine Football star Lionel Messi was chopped off just above the ankles, with the main “body” left lying on the pavement.   It is the second time the statue, which was unveiled in June 2016, in Buenos Aires has been targeted by vandals and Police...... read more
Why Rohr deserves new deal – NFF The Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick has said  the federation  decided to give Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr a new contract to  avoid  distractions  as the  Super Eagles prepare for  the  World Cup. The NFF boss announced at an event in Lagos on Monday that the federation had given Rohr a...... read more
Barcelona icon Lionel Messi wins his 4th European Golden Shoe award   Barcelona icon, Lionel Messi received the European Golden Shoe award for the fourth time on Friday, after becoming the highest goalscorer across all of Europe's major leagues last season. The 30-year-old Argentine won the prize after netting 37 times for Barcelona, drawing him level with Real Madrid rival Cristiano Ronaldo....... read more
International friendlies; NFF halt talks with European and South American football federations The Nigeria Football Federation has halted talks with the European and South American football associations seeking to play warm-up matches with the Super Eagles to prepare their teams ahead of next year’s World Cup in Russia. World Cup-bound England, Serbia and Peru are among the Russia 2018 teams reportedly interested in...... read more
Sports: Abia govt partners Chioma Ajunwa Foundation to groom Athletes   Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state on Monday, says the state will partner with Chioma Ajunwa Foundation to promote sports in the state. The Governor gave this assurance yesterday when the officials of the Foundation paid him a courtesy visit at the Governor's Lodge, Umuahia. Accordinga statement released by ikpeazu’s...... read more
Chelsea lose by Three goals to Roma Chelsea became the first English team to lose a Champions League game this season as they were well beaten by a clinical Roma. The Blues would have progressed with a victory, but trailed within 39 seconds when Edin Dzeko flicked Aleksandar Kolarov's cross down to Stephan El Shaarawy, who smashed home...... read more
Arsenal to review Wenger’s contract Arsene Wenger has confirmed that the Arsenal board will review his position as manager at the end of the season. The Frenchman signed a two-year extension in the summer to extend his 21-year reign at the club. But, speaking on Thursday at the club's annual general meeting, he suggested that talks would take...... read more
Ronaldo retains FIFA award for world's best player Real Madrid’s Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo was crowned the best soccer player in the world for the second year running at FIFA’s The Best awards gala on Monday. The four-time Ballon d‘Or winner won a La Liga and Champions League double with the Madrid club this year, striking twice against Juventus...... read more
Man City beat Burnley, Man Utd lose at Huddersfield, Chelsea rally Manchester City moved five points clear at the top of the Premier League as second-placed Manchester United's unbeaten run surprisingly ended at Huddersfield Town. City's quality eventually shone through in a 3-0 home win against Burnley as Sergio Aguero equalled the club's all-time scoring record. The Argentine tucked in a first-half penalty to...... read more
Eagles Coach Rohr Targets World Cup Quarter Final, Wants Not Too Difficult Group Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr has set his team a target of at least reaching the quarter final at the World Cup following their qualification for the tournament holding in Russia next year. The coach however said he wish for his team to be placed in a...... read more
Super Eagles To Pocket N1m Each For Win Vs Zambia The Super Eagles of Nigeria have signed for a match bonus of one million naira each for their win over Zambia in Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup African qualifying Group B match in Uyo, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.‎ The money will be credited to the players’ respective bank accounts, it was also gathered...... read more
NFF Annual General Assembly holds Oct. 19 The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday in Abuja said the 2017 NFF Annual General Assembly (AGA) will now hold in Jos on Oct. 19. A statement by the Federation’s Communications Department said the Federation has informed Youth and Sports Minister Solomon Dalung of this development on Wednesday. It added that...... read more
FIFA 2018 WCQ: I’m not interested in Zambia mind games – Ighalo Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo is  resisting the temptation of playing mind games ahead of the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia October 7 in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Ighalo, who scored against Cameroon at the same venue is one of the players invited by Gernot Rohr for the crucial...... read more
Cameroon vs Nigeria: Buhari celebrates Super Eagles' 1-1 draw in Yaounde President Muhammedu Buhari on Monday, posted a picture of himself watching the game on TV and tweeted: “Let’s celebrate our Super Eagles, holding Cameroon to a draw in Yaoundé. The march to #Russia2018 continues, and they have all our support!” The Eagles survived early pressure, before they took the lead through...... read more
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