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Klopp humbles Mourinho as Ighalo brace lifts Watford

  It was drama of the highest order at the  Barclays English Premiership yesterday with the biggest news being the humbling of Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea by Jurgen Klopp of Liverpool 1-3, right in his Stamford bridge backyard. Meanwhile, Super Eagles invitee Odion Ighalo conformed his status as the most potent attacking force for Nigeria by scoring a brace as Watford ... Read More »

Obafemi Martins: The Mac Returns to Super Eagles

  Seatle Sounders goal poacher, Obafemi Martins has earned a return to the the Super after two years of being ignored by the Nigerian national team handlers. Martins who has been on the US Major League best players list for three consecutive seasons was named in the new list  of 23 players invited by Coach Sunday Oliseh for the 2018 ... Read More »

How Odegbami failed Fifa Presidency hurdle-NFF

  The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has  said that former Green Eagles Captain Segun Odegbami has himself to blame for failing to get the right paperwork needed to contest for the position of FIFA Presidency. According to the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, the Federation did everything  possible to ensure that the aspirations of the former international scaled through, but the ... Read More »

Arsenal, Chelsea crash out of Capital One Cup

  How cruel can football be, barely a week after it defeated one of Europe’s power houses, Bayern Munich in UEFA Champions League clash, Arsenal were themselves thrashed 0-3 by lowly Sheffield Wednesday and dumped out of the Capital One Cup in the fourth round. Another big casualty of the night were defending champions Chelsea who were defeated 5-6  by ... Read More »

Orji Kalu withdraws from Fifa Presidential race

Former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu has withdrawn his bid to contest for the Presidency of the world football ruling body, FIFA. In statement issued in Lagos, Kalu commended of President  Muhammadu Buhari and other African Presidents, football stakeholders across the world for their support, he noted that sports is  a unifying force among Africans. According to the ... Read More »

High Drama as Lewis Hamilton becomes 2015 Formula 1 World Champion

Drama, twists and turns were the highpoints of the US Grand Prix held at Austin, Texas-and at the end of the day, race winner British-born Lewis Hamilton cruised to victory and also secured enough points to become the 2015 Formula 1 world Champion. It would be recorded as one of the most exciting races in recent years, with many lead ... Read More »

EPL: Andre beats Jordan in battle of the Ayew brothers

Andre Dede Ayew scored a late winner for Swansea City as they snapped a five-match winless run in the Premier League with a 2-1 victory over lowly Aston Villa on Saturday. Jordan Ayew, the younger of the two Ayew brothers, scored his first goal in English football to give Villa a 62nd-minute lead in Birmingham but Gylfi Sigurdsson equalised shortly ... Read More »

Fifa Presidency: Nigerians hail NFF’s endorsement of Odegbami

  After what seemed like an eternity, with the Amaju Pinnick-led Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) playing hard ball, the body finally endorsed Chief Segun Odegbami-and many Nigerians are delighted that the ex Nigerian international got the nod at last. Some former internationals and football administrators we spoke to have hailed the move by the NFF. Former International Etim Esin told ... Read More »

Enyeama, Musa make 2015 CAF African Player of the year list

Two Super Eagles’ stars, Ahmed Musa and Vincent Enyeama have another opportunity of being named the 2015 African Player of the Year following their inclusion in the list of 37 nominees released yesterday for the prestigious award by the Confederation of African Football(CAF). For Enyeama, who purportedly settled his rift with the Eagles chief coach Sunday Oliseh last Saturday, his ... Read More »

Hayatou picked as FIFA’s acting president

Issa Hayatou will serve as acting president of Fifa, the world governing body has announced. Fifa said on Thursday morning that Sepp Blatter had been relieved of his duties and that Issa Hayatou, the head of African football from Cameroon, would be acting president. The Fifa statement said, “Today, in accordance with Fifa’s code of ethics, Joseph S. Blatter was ... Read More »