New Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Osigwe Tests Positive For Covid-19


 295  By Taiwo Ibrahim Sebastian Osigwe has tested positive for coronavirus a day after he was included in the Super Eagles squad for the 2022 Afcon qualifiers double-header against Sierra Leone. Osigwe is currently plying his trade at Lugano in the Swiss Super League. “The management of FC Lugano announces that the tests carried out […]

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EPL: Van Dijk Undergoes Succesful Knee Surgery


 322  By Taiwo Ibrahim Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk has undergone a successful knee surgery the club has confirmed. Van Dijk sustained a knee ligament injury in the 2-2 draw against Everton and he is expected to be out for up to seven months. “The Liverpool defender’s planned operation took place in London and was […]

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NWFL Holds DTMS Training/Seminar For Premiership Clubs


 82  The Nigeria Women Football League during the week organised the Domestic Transfer Matching System (DTMS) training / Seminar for the 16 Women Premiership clubs at the NWFL Corporate Secretariat in Abuja. The workshop for the Transfer Matching System aimed at monitoring the movement of players from one club to another was inundated and loaded […]

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Europa League: AC Milan, Arsenal Earn Vital Wins, Antwerp Beat Tottenham


 293  Jose Mourinho said he would have liked to make 11 halftime changes after his Tottenham Hotspur side slumped to a shock 1-0 Europa League defeat at Royal Antwerp on Thursday, while Serie A leaders AC Milan and Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal eased to straightforward wins. Spurs failed to create a single chance of note in […]

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Rohr Invites Musa, Osimhen And 21 Others For Sierra Leone Double-Header


 548  Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has called up Captain Ahmed Musa, defender William Ekong, midfield enforcer Oghenekaro Etebo and 21 others for next month’s 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying quick-fire double against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone. Defenders Kenneth Omeruo, Leon Balogun and Chidozie Awaziem, midfielder Alex Iwobi and forwards Moses Simon, Samuel […]

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DreamStar FC Ladies Set To Host Delta Queens In 2020/2021 NWFL Opener


 467  By Taiwo Ibrahim The Pride Of Lagos will welcome Delta Queens to the Agege Township Stadium in the 2020/2021 NWFL season opener on December 9, 2020. The draw ceremony was held at the Conference room of the new NWFL Secretariat in Abuja. While reacting to the draws, DreamStar FC Ladies Captain, Judith Nwaogu expressed […]

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Dembele, Messi Lead Barcelona Past Juventus


 1,271  By Taiwo Ibrahim Ousmane Dembele scored an outrageous goal for Barcelona against Juventus, while Messi scored from the spot to hand Barcelona the maximum points in Turin. Juventus were without their talisman, Cristiano Ronaldo and his absence was felt as the Old Lady struggled for cutting edge in the encounter. Dembele gave Barcelona an […]

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Joy Of Three For Rashford As Manchester United Spank Leipzig


 473  By Taiwo Ibrahim Marcus Rashford came off the bench to score his first ever hat-trick for Manchester United against Leipzig as the Red Devils ran out 5-0 winners in the Uefa Champions League. Rashford and Bruno Fernandes were left on the bench but both came on later to put the Germans to the sword. […]

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NWFL Holds 2020/2021 League Draws In Abuja


 244  The Aisha Falode-led Nigeria Women Football League on Wednesday in Abujaheld the draws for the Nigeria Women Premiership league, which has been tentatively scheduled to kick-off across Nigeria on December 9, 2020, subject to the ratification of the Nigeria Football Federation. At the draws ceremony held at the conference room of the new NWFL […]

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Barcelona President Bartomeu Resigns


 353  Josep Maria Bartomeu resigned as Barcelona president on Tuesday, along with his board of directors, and left with a bombshell admission that he had accepted a proposal for the club to play in “a future European Super League”. Bartomeu’s departure comes following mounting pressure from fans and his public falling out with Lionel Messi. […]

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