Breaking: BARCELONA SACK VALVERDE, APPOINT SETIEN

Barcelona have sacked coach Ernesto Valverde and replaced him with former Real Betis coach Quique Setien. The Catalans finally took the decision to part ways with their Basque boss on Monday, January 13. An official statement from Barca reads: “Agreement between FC Barcelona and Ernesto Valverde to end his contract as manager of the first team. Thank you for everything, Ernesto. Best of luck in … Continue reading Breaking: BARCELONA SACK VALVERDE, APPOINT SETIEN

SADIO MANE, ASISAT OSHOALA ARE CAF AFRICAN PLAYERS OF THE YEAR 2019

Sadio Mane of Liverpool and Senegal is the Confederation of African Football, CAF player of the year (Men), 2019, while Asisat Oshoala of Barcelona and Nigeria is the CAF Player of the year (Women). Mane, 27, beat Liverpool team-mate and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah and Manchester City’s Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez to the award. The Senegalese forward helped Liverpool win the 2018-19 Champions League title, … Continue reading SADIO MANE, ASISAT OSHOALA ARE CAF AFRICAN PLAYERS OF THE YEAR 2019

I WAS ‘JEALOUS’ WHEN RONALDO WON FIFTH BALLON D’OR TO LEVEL WITH ME – Messi

Lionel Messi has admitted that he was a bit hurt (jealous) when Cristiano Ronaldo pulled level with a fifth Ballon d’Or. Messi who claimed his sixth Ballon d’Or on Monday, November 2, to once again move ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo confessed that he did feel hurt when the Portuguese pulled level with him on five Ballon d’Or titles in 2017. Ronaldo was the clear favorite … Continue reading I WAS ‘JEALOUS’ WHEN RONALDO WON FIFTH BALLON D’OR TO LEVEL WITH ME – Messi

RONALDO CROWNED BEST PLAYER IN SERIE A, AS MESSI WINS SIXTH BALLON D’OR

Lionel Messi, Barcelona and Argentina forward and captain, has won the Ballon d’Or, the France Football Award for best player in the world, for record sixth time. Messi is now one Ballon d’Or win ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo, who was noticeably absent at the colorful ceremony. The Juventus star was however in Milan, at the prestigious Serie A award ceremony, the Gala del Calcio, which … Continue reading RONALDO CROWNED BEST PLAYER IN SERIE A, AS MESSI WINS SIXTH BALLON D’OR

FC IFEANYI UBAH PLAYERS ATTACKED BY ARMED ROBBERS ALONG KABA JUNCTION, NEAR LOKOJA

PRESS RELEASE FC IFEANYI UBAH PLAYERS ATTACKED BY ARMED ROBBERS ALONG KABA JUNCTION, NEAR LOKOJA. This is to inform the general public that at about 1:30pm today, players of FC Ifeanyi Ubah (Anambra Warriors) who were travelling to Kano for their scheduled NPFL matchday 6 fixture against Jigawa Golden Stars ran into a group of armed robbers dressed in NYSC uniforms, operating at Kabba junction, … Continue reading FC IFEANYI UBAH PLAYERS ATTACKED BY ARMED ROBBERS ALONG KABA JUNCTION, NEAR LOKOJA

ARSENAL SACK UNAI EMERY AFTER 18 MONTHS IN CHARGE, LYUNBERG TAKES TEMPORARY CONTROL OF GUNNERS

Arsenal football club, popularly called the ‘Gunners’ have sacked Unai Emery as its manager after 18 months in charge. The Spaniard, who succeeded the legendary Arsene Wenger, was appointed Gunners boss in May 2018, after previously leading Paris St-Germain to the French league 1 title, as well as three Europa Leagues with Spanish club Sevilla. He has been replaced on a temporary basis by his … Continue reading ARSENAL SACK UNAI EMERY AFTER 18 MONTHS IN CHARGE, LYUNBERG TAKES TEMPORARY CONTROL OF GUNNERS

OKOWA ATTRIBUTES DELTA’S SPORTS GREATNESS TO OGBEMUDIA’S SEED, AS COLLEGE OF COMMERCE, WARRI, WIN ZENITH BANK FOOTBALL PRINCIPAL’S CUP

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa has attributed the sterling prowess of the state in sports to the initiative of late Samuel Ogbemudia as military governor of defunct Bendel State. The governor, who made this known at the final of Zenith Bank Delta Principal’s Cup Football Competition at the Stephen Keshi Staduim, Asaba, on Thursday, November 28, 2019, said that Ogbemudia pioneered the concept of … Continue reading OKOWA ATTRIBUTES DELTA’S SPORTS GREATNESS TO OGBEMUDIA’S SEED, AS COLLEGE OF COMMERCE, WARRI, WIN ZENITH BANK FOOTBALL PRINCIPAL’S CUP