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Buhari turns D’Tigress Players to Millionaires for winning Afro Basket Championship

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja received members of the victorious D’Tigress, showering the players with N1 million each and the officials N500,000 each. The President, after announcing the donation shortly before the commencement of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), urged the team to remain focused. “You should work towards winning the forthcoming 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup ... Read More »

Oxlade Chamberlain shuns Chelsea for Liverpool agrees $35million deal

Liverpool have agreed a £35 million ($46 million, 38 million euros) deal with Arsenal to sign England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, according to reports on Wednesday. Oxlade-Chamberlain appeared set to join Chelsea earlier this week after the Premier League champions had a bid accepted for the 24-year-old. But Liverpool appear to have won the race for Oxlade-Chamberlain’s signature ahead of Thursday’s ... Read More »

Transfer: Man City offers Cash + Sterling for Sanchez

Manchester City have made an incredible player-plus-cash offer for Alexis Sanchez. They have offered to put Raheem Sterling into the deal to try and sign Sanchez before Thursday’s transfer deadline. Arsenal have insisted that Sanchez is not for sale even though he only has one year left on his contract. But Mirror Sport understands there has now been direct contact between the ... Read More »

D’Tigress Stuns hosts, Mali qualifies for finals

Nigeria’s female Basketball Team, D’Tigress has qualified for the FIBA Afro Basketball Championship finals with a nail-biting 48-47 victory over tournament hosts, Mali. More details later Read More »

Ronaldo Floors Messi, Wins Third UEFA Best Player title

Cristiano Ronaldo was named UEFA Player of the Season for 2016-2017 on Thursday after a campaign which saw the Portuguese superstar help Real Madrid to the La Liga and Champions League double. It was the third time that Ronaldo had won the award which was presented on the sidelines of the Champions League group stage draw. His great rival Lionel ... Read More »

Just In: Ronaldo gets 5-match ban for pushing El Classico Referee

Portuguese Captain and Real Madrid star, Cristiano Ronaldo has been slammed with a 5-match ban for losing his cool after receiving a second yellow for an an alleged diving offence during the season’s first El Clasico at the Nou Camp. An angry Ronaldo believed he was roughened up by Barcelona’s Umtiti and was pulled down contrary to the verdict of ... Read More »

Just In: Neymar’s paperwork ready, to play on Sunday!

News just reaching www.thelightnews,com indicate that the speculation is over for Neymar, he will play in Paris St Germain’s first league game on Sunday. Skyports is just reporting that the French Football Federation has received all the necessary paperwaork from their spanish counterparts thereby clearing the way for the most expensive player in the history of football to play his ... Read More »

Confirmed: Neymar moves to PSG after $264million payment

Brazilian star,Neymar is now the most expensive footballer in the world as he pens a 5-year deal after PSG paid his $264m buy out clause in cash.   “I am extremely happy to join Paris Saint-Germain,” said Neymar in comments posted on the English language version of the club’s website.“Since I arrived in Europe, the club has always been one ... Read More »

JUST IN: Neymar moving to PSG for £500,000 per week pay

Barcelona forward Neymar has reportedly agreed terms with Paris Saint-Germain over a six-year contract. According to reports, the Brazillian will earn a whopping £500,000 per week should he eventual join the Ligue 1 side. According to Carlos Carpio of Marca, Neymar’s father recently met with PSG sporting director Antero Henrique and board member Sophie Jordan to finalise the transfer. Carpio ... Read More »

Iheanacho set for £25m Leicester move

Leicester City are confident that a £25m deal for Kelechi Iheanacho is as good as done, with only the formalities left to tie up. The Foxes progressed to the final of the Premier League’s Asia trophy thanks to a 7-6 penalty shootout victory over West Bromwich Albion in Hong Kong last night. And Iheanacho, 20, is expected to complete his ... Read More »