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Jamie Vardy breaks Premier League Record

What  better way to break a record! Jamie Vardy had already tied the age-long consecutive goals in Premier League record of Manchester United’s Ruud Van Nistelrooy-and needed a goal to become the new man to beat-and he did it in style when his side, Leicester City met Manchester United!He slotted in the first goal of the 1-1 draw to the ... Read More »


Akwa Ibom State Government, in partnership with Julius Berger, has concluded plans to establish Sports Academy in the state with coaches from Germany and other countries of the world to develop talents in the game of football and other sporting activities. Governor Udom Emmanuel dropped the hint during an interaction with team managers and players of the  state – owned ... Read More »

Wike to Super Eagles: Score a goal, get $20,000

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has pledged $20,000 per goal as he urged the Super Eagles to beat visiting Sihlangu of Swaziland in their 2018 World Cup qualifier in Port Harcourt. The Super Eagles laboured to a draw in the first leg in Lobamba. However, coach Sunday Oliseh is hopeful that his wards will be on top of their game ... Read More »

Super Eagles falter against lowly Swaziland

Nigeria’s National team, Super Eagles failed to impress in its second round FIFA World Cup Qualifier game against lowly Swaziland despite the introduction of Manchester City Wonder Kid, Kelechi Iheanacho and in-form strikers, Odion Ighalo and Obafemi Martins. The game ended 0-0 The hosts came into the game having caged Djibouti 8-1 on aggregate in the first round and as ... Read More »

No need for Code of Conduct for Super Eagles-Oliseh

  Super Eagles Chief Coach, Sunday Oliseh says he does not see the reason for the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to introduce the Code of Conduct for members of the Senior National team Addressing the media in Abuja yesterday, Oliseh  stated that he believes that as professional players the boys know how to behave while in the national team’s camp ... Read More »

Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray to win Paris Masters

World number one Novak Djokovic secured his 10th title of the year with an emphatic victory over Britain’s Andy Murray at the Paris Masters final, a better result in Paris after his devastating defeat at the French Open earlier in the year at Rolland Garros by Stan Wawrinka. The 6-2 6-4 win, achieved in just over 90 minutes, also ensured ... Read More »

Paris Masters: Djokovic and Murray reach final

  World Number Novak Djokovic would battle World Number 3, Andy Murray for the title at the 2015 BNP Paris Masters, the last ATP Master 1000 crown for the year The pair had contrasting games in their semi final matches with Djokovic beating hard-fighting  Swiss, Stan Wawrinka, 6-3 3-6 6-0  while Britain’s Andy Murray reached the finals for the first ... Read More »

Buhari urges Golden Eaglets to bring U-17 Cup home

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the Golden Eaglets to win the ongoing U-17 World Cup. For about 25 minutes on Saturday evening, President Muhammadu Buhari showed that he was more than a politician, he revealed ‘Buhari the football tactician’. Buhari who reeled tactics and discussed strategy with the team, instructed Nigeria and tournament top striker, Victor Osimhen to “strike like ... Read More »

Golden Eaglets reach U-17 finals to face Mali

A day after the envious Mexican Coach branded African as age cheats, Nigeria continued their fine goal scoring form by beating mouthy Mexico 4-2 in the semifinals of the Under-17 World Cup in Chile on Thursday. The Golden Eaglets reached their second straight final after their 2013 triumph, where they will face Mali, who defeated Belgium 3-1 earlier in the ... Read More »

UCL: Arsenal chances slim after Bayern thrashing, Chelsea pip Dinamo

It was contrasting fortunes for two London-based English Premiership sides yesterday in the money-spinning UEFA Champions League as Struggling Chelsea got a slim victory over Dinamo Kyiv while Arsenal was shot down by rampaging Bayern Munich. Chelsea who have had a terrible season so far look brighter and sharper-and it was obvious that the players were bent on saving the ... Read More »