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AFCON: Oliseh, Ighalo question exclusion of NPFL players in Nigeria’s provisional list

AFCON: Oliseh, Ighalo question exclusion of NPFL players in Nigeria’s provisional list Former Super Eagles midfielder, Sunday Oliseh, has backed Odion Ighalo’s call for the inclusion of more Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL) players in the Nigerian national team. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Wednesday officially unveiled the 41-man provisional list submitted to […]

Super League promoters announce plans for ’64 club’ tournament

Super League promoters announce plans for ’64 club’ tournament The promoters of the breakaway European Super League on Thursday announced plans for a new 64-team men’s tournament, following the European Court of Justice ruling that UEFA broke EU law in blocking the rival competition. A22 Sports Management, which was set up in late 2022 to […]

AFCON 2023: CAF announces Nigeria’s official 40-man provisional squad

AFCON 2023: CAF announces Nigeria’s official 40-man provisional squad Nigeria’s official 40-man provisional squad for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Côte d’Ivoire has been unveiled. Confederation of African Football (CAF) published the 40-man squad on their website on Wednesday, 20 December 2023. The Super Eagles provisional list is made up of six goalkeepers, […]

Osimhen belongs to the class of elite superstars, says Laurent Blanc

Osimhen belongs to the class of elite superstars, says Laurent Blanc World Cup winner and former France international, Laurent Blanc, believes Nigeria and Napoli striker Victor Osimhen belongs to the category of elite superstars. Osimhen returned to scoring form for Napoli as he netted in back-to-back games for the Serie A champions. The CAF Player […]

PSG football club goalkeeper ‘held at knifepoint’ in home invasion

PSG football club goalkeeper ‘held at knifepoint’ in home invasion Four burglars targeted the home of Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Alexandre Letellier early Tuesday, threatening him and his wife, police and prosecutors said. The burglars hit the wife of Letellier — who is a substitute goalkeeper at Ligue 1 leaders PSG — in the face and […]

Girona grab back top spot in La Liga

Girona grab back top spot in La Liga La Liga’s surprise package Girona moved back to the top of the table after sweeping aside Alaves 3-0 on Monday, with Ukrainian Artem Dovbyk scoring twice. Girona, part-owned by the owners of Manchester City, opened up a two-point lead over Real Madrid after a straightforward victory. Dovbyk, […]

Arsenal face Porto, Napoli battle Barca in UCL Round of 16

Arsenal face Porto, Napoli battle Barça in UCL Round of 16 Barcelona will face Napoli, while Arsenal were drawn against Porto in Monday’s draw for the Champions League last 16, from which the meeting of last season’s runners-up, Inter Milan and Atlético Madrid, appears to be the standout tie with the first legs to take […]

Real Madrid eye Victor Osimhen as Mbappe and Haaland alternative

Real Madrid eye Victor Osimhen as Mbappe and Haaland alternative Spanish giants Real Madrid are reportedly on the trail of Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen and see him as an alternative to their top transfer targets, Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe and Manchester City’s Erling Haaland. With Karim Benzema’s departure creating a void at the number […]

Onana equals David De Gea Premier League record after heroics against Liverpool

Onana equals David De Gea Premier League record after heroics against Liverpool In a goalkeeping masterclass that sent shockwaves through the footballing world, Manchester United’s André Onana delivered a performance for the ages against Liverpool as the Red Devils held on for a 0-0 draw against their hosts. Manchester United’s clash against Liverpool was a […]

NPFL: Gombe United pull 1-1 draw with Sunshine Stars in Akure

NPFL: Gombe United pull 1-1 draw with Sunshine Stars in Akure Gombe United FC on Sunday forced Sunshine Stars FC of Akure to a 1-1 draw in the match day 14 encounter of the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL). The match, played at the Ondo State Sports Complex Akure, had Sunshine Stars’ Aniete Uko putting […]