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FA Cup: Ihenacho hits first Hat trick in Villa defeat

Nigerian international, Kelechi Iheanacho gave Manchester City fans an exciting glimpse into the future by scoring his first hat-trick as Manuel Pellegrini’s men cruised into the FA Cup fifth round and kept their hopes alive of an unprecedented Quadruple. With Sergio Aguero given a rest, Iheanacho took centre-stage with his sixth, seventh and eighth goals of the campaign, against the ... Read More »

Serena Williams loses Aussie Open final

 Serena Williams failed to deliver on a day she was hoping to equal Steffi Graf’s open era record of 22 Grand Slams titles, the World number one who had done all the work before the finals was too panicky and so many unforced errors eventually caused her the match and a major upset as she lost 6-4, 3-6, 6-4  to ... Read More »

Real Madrid, Atletico transfer bans lifted

Real Madrid have joined cross-city rivals Atletico Madrid in having their FIFA-imposed sanction against registering players temporarily suspended while they appeal to world football’s governing body. Real said in a statement on their official website: “Real Madrid has announced that the Fifa appeal committee has decided to provisionally suspend the sanction imposed on the club.” Atlético said in a statement: “The Fifa ... Read More »

British Comedian yabs Adebayor “If he scores 10 goals I swim naked in public pond”

One-time African Footballer of the Year, Emmanuel Adebayor now has a point to prove as a British Comedian, Kevin Day has vowed to swim naked if the out-of-favour striker should score  ten goals by the end of the season.on. The Match of the Day 2 regular, a committed Crystal Palace fan who held his wedding at the Selhurst banqueting suite, ... Read More »

CHAN:Nigeria battles Guinea

  Another big test is in the offing for Coach Sunday Oliseh as he seeks a crucial victory  to qualify to the next round of African Nations Championship (CHAN) going on in Rwanda. Despite his shaky defence, Oliseh will be hoping his attacking duo of Chisom Chikatara and Tunde Adeniji find their rhythm. Nigeria who defeated Niger Republic 4-1 and ... Read More »

Aussie Open: Serena crushes Sharapova

Hard- serving  World Number 1 and defending Champion, Serena Williams was again too powerful for her arch rival, Maria Sharapova beating her in straight sets to book a place to the Semi-Finals of the ongoing Australian open. Serena who is seeking her 7th title in Melbourne out-muscled the fifth seed 6-4, 6-1 and will meet Agnieszka Radwanska for a place ... Read More »

Wayne Rooney, wife announce the birth of son No. 3

Manchester United and England Captain, Wayne Rooney and wife, Coleen now have a third son! The pair announced on twitter that they are over the moon with the arrival of the 8lb 1oz baby whom they have named Kit Joseph Rooney. It is believed that Coleen, 29, was admitted to the Liverpool Women’s Hospital yesterday ahead of the birth as Wayne, 30, ... Read More »

Buhari splashes millions on golden eaglets, other champions

THE 1985 World Cup champions, Golden Eaglets, were big winners, on Thursday, as President Muhammadu Buhari splashed various cash awards on footballers and athletes who have done the nation proud under his administrations. Each of the player in the Nduka Ugbade-led Under 17 world champions during Buhari’s military administration was rewarded with N2 million while their coaches got N1.5 million ... Read More »

West Ham Striker, Sakho escapes death after crashing Lamborghini

Colleague of Nigerian international, Victor Moses, West Ham striker Diafra Sakho said he was “sorry for the scare” after accidentally crashing his top-of-the-range Lamborghini into the front garden of a £1million home. The 26-year-old Senegal international collided with an oncoming car and span off-road not far from his luxury mansion in Hornchurch, East London, at 9pm last night. The homeowner said ... Read More »

Brazil Captain, Neymar to appear in court over transfer fraud

Brazil Captain and Barcelona Striker, Neymar has been ordered to appear at a Spanish court for fraud, according to Agencie France Presse. Neymar, who came third in voting for the Ballon d’Or, has been called to give evidence on 2 February for alleged fraud linked to his move to the Nou Camp from Santos 2013. Neymar’s parents, current president Josep ... Read More »