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New comers Ivory Coast swallows 10 as Germany runs riot

Cote d’Ivoire were given a harsh welcome to the Women’s World Cup, with the debutants thrashed 10-0 by Germany. Silvia Neid’s Germany struck five times in the opening 35 minutes at TD Place Stadium in Ottawa, Ontario. And the floodgates widened in the final half-hour as they racked up double digits in the Group B clash. Celia Sasic scored a ... Read More »

Africans survive group stage at FIFA U20 World Cup

It has been a good tournament so far for Africa at the Fifa U20 World Cup as all four teams from the continent reached the knock out stage Nigeria, Senegal, Ghana and Mali all reached the second round in New Zealand, as the Flying Eagles secured a 2-0 victory over Hungary on Sunday morning. Ghana finished top of their Group ... Read More »

Players who may have played their last game after Champions League Final

The end of an amazing season for both Champions League final contestants could lead to a summer of mass upheaval as players head for the exit Saturday’s Champions League final saw two of the strongest sides in the continent battle it out for the European crown. The 3-1 win for Barcelona brought an end to a fabulous campaign for the ... Read More »

New FIFA Ranking: Nigeria moves to 43rd…..Belguim now No.2

The current edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World ranking is out an Nigeria has made a slight improvement and the country now stands at 43rd best team in the world and sixth in Africa behind Cote D’Ivoire, Tunisia, Ghana, Senegal and Cape Verde. Also the new ranking reveals two changes in the top ten, with Belgium overtaking Argentina to move into second ... Read More »

U-20: Flying Eagles crash to Brazil

Despite an epic battle, Nigeria’s Under-20 National team the Flying Eagles began the FIFA-U-20 World Cup with a 2-4 loss. It was a game that had everything: brilliant skills, beautiful goals, painful errors and pulsating entertainment. The tournament holding in New Zealand saw the sides sizing each other up in the opening minutes inside the Stadium Taranaki in New Plymouth ... Read More »

The shine has definitely been taken out of the intended coronation this week of FIFA President, Joseph Sepp Blatter and the beginning of his fifth term in office. This is as a result of a dawn raid by the Swiss police at the posh Baur au Lac hotel in Zurich-and seven top executives of the world football governing body were ... Read More »

Asisat Oshoala is youngest BBC Women Footballer of the year

Hard-tackling Super Falcons and Liverpool Ladies FC Midfielder, Asisat Oshoala has made history as the youngest recipient of the annual BBC Women’s Footballer of the year. Asisat who who was the youngest player to be shortlisted defeated Veronica Boquete (Spain & FFC Frankfurt); Nadine Kessler (Germany & VFL Wolfsburg); Kim Little(Scotland & Seattle Reign FC) and Marta (Brazil & FC Rosengard) to take home the prized ... Read More »

Messi strike makes Barcelona Spanish champions

If the Spanish league was a movie, it will certainly be adjudged as a well-scripted action drama. And the high point of the pulsating work of art was the lovely strike by Lionel Messi which gave Barcelona 1-0 win against Athletico Madrid and with it the La Liga title. The weeks of hard work came down to one match. While ... Read More »

La Liga :Ronaldo penalty miss hands title to Barcelona

A combination of Cristiano Ronaldo penalty miss and the superlative performance of Valencia goalkeeper, Diego Alves seem to have handed the La Liga tittle to Catalan giants, Barcelona. While Barcelona took care of business by defeating Real Sociedad 2-0, Real Madrid could only come back to nick a draw against Valencia. And are now four points behind leaders Barcelona with ... Read More »

Messi, Neymar & Luis Suarez surpass 100-goal mark

Barcelona’s strikeforce of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar have surpassed the 100-goal mark after the trio all found the net in the opening 30 minutes of the La Liga encounter against Getafe. Messi opened the scoring on nine minutes before Neymar added a second 19 minutes later, with Suarez helping himself to two goals before half-time as Barca raced ... Read More »