Ronaldo Ruled Out Of Nigeria Friendly

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 10  Babalola Seyi   Ahead of the Friendly Match between Portugal and Nigeria on Thursday, Cristiano Ronaldo won’t participate in the match, according to manager Fernando Santos. He revealed that the former Juventus star is taking a break and won’t be accessible after he skipped Wednesday’s training session. “He will not be ready for today […]

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India 2022: Flamingos Pip Ethiopia in Addis Ababa

India 2022: Flamingos Pip Ethiopia in Addis Ababa

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 6    Prolific striker Opeyemi Ajakaiye took her goals tally to six in the ongoing FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup African qualifying series when she scored the only goal as Nigeria edged hosts Ethiopia in Addis Ababa on Friday afternoon. In the final round, first leg duel staged at the Abebe Bekila Stadium, both sides […]

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Aubameyang Calls Time On International Career

Aubameyang Calls Time On International Career

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 8  Ayomikun Elemikan Barcelona striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has announced his retirement from international football. The former Arsenal man played 72 games for the senior men’s national football team of Gabon and had been captain of the side until the time of his retirement. In a letter to the Gabonese FA, Aubameyang wrote: “After 13 years […]

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2022 World Cup qualifier: FIFA Set Date For Brazil vs Argentina Replay

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 8  Babalola Seyi   FIFA stated on Monday that the cancelled 2022 World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina will be rescheduled next month. “The FIFA Appeal Committee has taken decisions on the appeals lodged by the Brazilian Football Association (CBF) and the Argentinian Football Association (AFA),” a statement said. “After analysing the submissions of […]

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How Mourinho can help Cameroon win World Cup – Eto’o

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 8  Babalola Seyi Former Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o believes his country can win the 2022 World Cup if they adopt Jose Mourinho’s philosophy at Inter Milan. Mourinho guided Inter Milan to the Champions League title in 2010. Eto’o, 41, is the current President of the Cameroonian Football Federation and was a member of Inter’s team under […]

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Falconets Pip Korea Republic To Qualify For Quarter-finals

Costa Rica 2022: Falconets To Battle France, Canada and Korea Republic

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 8      Nigeria will play France, Canada, and Korea Republic in Group C of the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica in the month of August, following Thursday’s draw that was held at the Teatro Nacional in San José, capital of the Central American nation. Cup holders Spain will tango with hosts […]

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Flamingos To Face Ethiopia In Final Round of World Cup Qualifiers

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 6  Ayomikun Elemikan   Nigeria’s U-17 female football national team, the Flamingos will trade tackles with Ethiopia in the final qualifying round for this year’s FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup. The Flamingos beat their Egyptian counterparts 2-0 in Cairo in the third round second leg clash on Saturday night. Prolific striker Opeyemi Ajakaiye opened the […]

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Serbia Stun Portugal To Qualify For World Cup

Serbia Stun Portugal To Qualify For World Cup

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 6    Serbia clinched an automatic berth in the 2022 World Cup finals after a 90th-minute header by halftime substitute Aleksandar Mitrovic gave them a comeback 2-1 win over Portugal in their Group A qualifier on Sunday, according to Reuters. The result lifted Serbia into top spot on 20 points, three more than second-placed Portugal […]

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