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“I Am Not Under Press To Equal Toure’s Achievement” – Oshoala

“I Am Not Under Press To Equal Toure’s Achievement” – Oshoala

Asisat Oshoala won the African Woman Footballer of the Year award for the third time in Accra, Ghana, on Thursday. However at a reception organised for her by Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries Limited in Lagos on Monday, the China-based striker said she was not under pressure ...

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January 9th, 2018

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Conte Backs Barkley For England World Cup Role

Conte Backs Barkley For England World Cup Role

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte wants to help new signing Ross Barkley claim a place in England’s World Cup squad, though he has not played since May due to a hamstring injury. Barkley signed for Chelsea from Everton on Friday for a cut-price fee in the region of £15 million ($20

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January 8th, 2018

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FIFA Sanctions Nigeria For Fielding Ineligible Player

The Nigeria Football Federation has been fined 6,000 Swiss Francs (about N2,177,280) by FIFA for fielding an ineligible player in a Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying match. The disciplinary committee of the body in a statement on Tuesday said the three-time African champions ...

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December 13th, 2017

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Nigerian Bobsled Team ‘The Ice Blazers’ Feature On The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Nigerian Bobsled Team ‘The Ice Blazers’ Feature On The Ellen DeGeneres Show

The Nigerian Bobsled team also known as ‘The Ice Blazers’  who blazed the trail as the first African team to qualified for the Winter Olympics were guests on the Ellen Show hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. The Ice Blazers, shared their inspiring story with Ellen and they talked ...

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December 5th, 2017

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Foreign Legion: “Onyekuru Scores Winner, Samuel Kalu Continues Good form…”

Foreign Legion: “Onyekuru Scores Winner, Samuel Kalu Continues Good form…”

ENGLAND Alex Iwobi made a late entrance for Arsenal in their impressive 2-0 derby day home victory over fierce rivals, Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates stadium. 21-year-old Iwobi who is fresh from his two goal heroics against Argentina was making only his 6th appearance for

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November 20th, 2017

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Anthony Joshua Beats Carlos Takam Amids Controversial Tenth Round Stoppage

Anthony Joshua Beats Carlos Takam Amids Controversial Tenth Round Stoppage

Anthony Joshua retains his IBF and WBA heavyweight titles following the stoppage of his fight against Carlos Takam in the tenth round. Although the stoppage has been described as ill-timed by many observers present at the Principality Stadium saying the referee acted ...

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October 30th, 2017

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Foreign Legion: “John Mikel Obi Helps Tiajin Teda Out Of Relegation, Ighalo Hits 15 Goals…”

Foreign Legion – This is a weekly round-up of the performances of Nigerian- Super Eagles (active) players in Europe’s top-tier leagues including China. ENGLAND In a more ritual fashion, we take off our ride from the buzz of the English premier league action as ...

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October 23rd, 2017

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England FA Apologies To Aluko And Spencer Over Racist Remarks

England FA Apologies To Aluko And Spencer Over Racist Remarks

The FA has offered its apologies to two players for racially prejudiced remarks by sacked England women’s boss Mark Sampson. Chelsea striker Aluko, 30, said she felt “vindicated and relieved” by the barrister’s ruling but accused English ...

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October 19th, 2017

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NFL: They Took A Knee In Solidarity Amid Trump’s Criticism

President Trump returned to Twitter regarding the backlash of his comments, demanding that NFL owners “fire or suspend” players who kneel during the national anthem, using a profane term to describe players who do. He also called for fans to boycott games if the form of ...

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September 26th, 2017

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