The Super Falcons on Thursday night defeated their Cameroonian counterparts 1-0 to qualify for the Semi-finals of the ongoing Women Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON). The victory also qualifies the team for the ninth consecutive World Cup appearance. Rasheedat Ajibade scored the only goal in the 57th minute to give the...
Lionel Messi says there can be “no doubts” Karim Benzema will be a worthy Ballon d’Or winner after the Real Madrid star cemented his frontrunner status with Champions League glory. The France international is the favourite to succeed Messi as the next recipient of the game’s most prestigious individual prize...
Vinicius Junior scored the only goal of the game as Real Madrid beat Liverpool 1-0 in Saturday’s Champions League final in Paris to become kings of Europe for a record-extending 14th time after a night marred by problems outside the ground that led to the kick-off being delayed by...
Manchester City forward Phil Foden was named the Premier League’s Young Player of the season for the second consecutive year on Saturday. Foden has been instrumental in City’s bid to retain the Premier League title, scoring nine goals and producing five assists. The 21-year-old has matched his goal and assist totals...
Roman Abramovich, has handed over the “stewardship and care” of Chelsea to the trustees of its charitable foundation. This was announced in a statement posted on the website of the European champions on Saturday. The six new rulers of the Stamford Bridge club are chairman Bruce Buck , Blues’ women’s boss...
Real Madrid and Barcelona both represent the biggest footballing rivalry in Spain, and compete in almost every aspect both on and off the pitch. Despite this fierce rivalry, there's a respect between the two clubs, and between their respective presidents Florentino Perez and Joan Laporta. Both are aware that any decisions...
Coach Augustine Eguavoen says people are once again beginning to respect the Super Eagles following their performance at the group stage of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Cameroon. Mr Eguavoen told newsmen during his post-match conference that a lot of people felt that Nigeria was not good...
The Confederation of African Football and the Local Organizing Committee on Saturday morning formally received three –time champions Nigeria to the 33rd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations taking place in the Republic of Cameroon 9th January – 6th February. A formality, but nonetheless important part of a team’s...
The Super Eagles’ delegation to Saturday’s FIFA World Cup qualifier against Liberia in Tangier, Morocco flew into Lagos on Sunday morning aboard a chartered Air Peace flight, with team captain Ahmed Musa insisting they would best Cape Verde in their final group qualifier. The aircraft touched down at the Murtala...
Liverpool have no plans to let Mohamed Salah leave Anfield, according to the Sun of UK. The striker has put his club on alert in recent days with speculation that he is unhappy and keen to move on. Salah was reported to be unhappy at Liverpool and the Reds were considering...