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Osimhen tested positive for coronavirus, Napoli confirm in a statement

January 1, 2021

99 ViewsNigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Serie A club Napoli Victor Osihmen has tested positive for Covid-19. Victor Osimhen tested positive for coronavirus on his return to Italy from Belgium, but is asymptomatic and has not come in contact with the squad, Napoli said. On arrival, the 21-year-old was subjected to […]

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Robert Lewandowsk emerge Best FIFA Men’s Player

December 18, 2020

117 ViewsRobert Lewandowski has won the Best FIFA Men’s Player award on Thursday night during a virtual ceremony. The Polish and Bayern Munich striker, 32, who enjoyed a historic treble-winning season with his club, winning the Champions League, the Bundesliga, and the German Cup in 2020, broke up Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s dominance to […]

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Kankari Abduction: Governor Masari orders immediate closure of schools across the state

December 14, 2020

123 ViewsFollowing the abduction of school children in Kankara local government Area of Katsina State, Governor Aminu Masari has ordered the immediate closure of all schools in the state. Several media outlets reported that on Saturday, December 12, armed men stormed Government Science Secondary School and began shooting sporadically into the air, causing a stampede […]

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Senegalese football legend Bouba Diop dies after a protracted illness, he was aged 42

November 30, 2020

152 ViewsPopular Senegalese footballer Papa Bouba Diop have been confirmed dead.   Senegal’s legend and former Portsmouth and Fulham midfielder was aged  42. He died after falling ill for a long time. Diop secured his place in his country’s history by scoring the winner against reigning champions France in their first-ever World Cup game in 2002. […]

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FIFA President Infantino test positive for COVID19

October 27, 2020

159 Views Football’s world governing body FIFA has stated in a statement on Tuesday, October 27 that president Gianni Infantino has tested positive for COVID-19, The 50-year-old  reported mild symptoms and currently on self-isolation and will quarantine for at least 10 days, FIFA said. A statement read: “FIFA President Gianni Infantino has received confirmation today that […]

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#EndSARS: Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen holds up a shirt saying “End Police Brutality In Nigeria” after scoring his first goal for Napoli (photos)

October 18, 2020

121 ViewsSuper Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen celebrated his first goal for Napoli by holding up a white shirt with the inscription “#End Police Brutality In Nigeria” during his team 4 – 1 win against Atlanta on Saturday, October 17. The 21-year-old became Nigeria’s most expensive player after completing a €50m move to Napoli from Lille […]

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Christiano Ronaldo test positive for Coronavirus

October 13, 2020

155 Views Christiano Ronaldo has tested positive for Coronavirus. “The Portuguese international tested positive to the deadly virus while on International duty for his country. The Juventus striker is asymptomatic, but won’t be playing in the game between Portugal and Sweden. A statement released by the  Portugal Football Federation said reads:  “Cristiano Ronaldo was released from […]

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Joseph Yobo Resumes Work As New Super Eagles’ Assistant Coach

October 8, 2020

174 ViewsJoseph Yobo 40, is now officially the new assistant coach of the Super Eagles’ after being appointed for the role earlier in  February this year. The former Super Eagles captain has also joined the squad in Austria for the friendly games against Algeria and Tunisia. Sharing a photo of himself and head coach Gernot […]

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Chelsea reject £70m offer from Bayern for winger Hudson-Odoi

October 4, 2020

128 ViewsIt is no longer news that Chelsea has turned down an offer for Callum Hudson-Odoi from Bayern Munich that could be worth £70million. Hudson-Odoi made his first Premier League start since February as Chelsea thumped Crystal Palace 4-0 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Afterward, Frank Lampard discussed the possibility of late transfer activity involving the […]

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Sevilla defeated by Bayern Munich in UEFA Super Cup

September 25, 2020

183 ViewsBayern Munich on Thursday beat Sevilla 2-1 to win the UEFA Super Cup in Budapest. Lucas Ocampos had given Sevilla the lead from a penalty in the 13th minute, but the German side equalized, courtesy Leon Goretzka in the 34th minute.  Javi Henandez scored the goal at the 104th minute, to gift the UEFA […]

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Messi makes U-turn decides to stay in Barca

September 4, 2020

185 ViewsLionel Messi has made a U-turn in his decision to remain at Barcelona, However he accused  Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu, of going back on an agreement to let him leave for free at the end of last season. The Argentine forward however noted said he could never go to court against “the club […]

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Lionel Messi expressed his desire to leave Barcelona after holding crunch talks with new coach Ronald Koeman

August 26, 2020

208 ViewsArgentine playmaker Lionel Messi has reportedly told Barcelona he wants to leave the club on a free transfer after holding crunch talks with new coach Ronald Koeman. Marca claims the six-time Ballon d’Or winner does not want to continue under the new coach following Barcelona’s embarrassing 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich in the Champions […]

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Jubilation as Bayern Munich Win 2019/2020 UEFA Champions League

August 24, 2020

199 ViewsBayern Munich are now winners of the 2019/2020 UEFA Champions League, after beating Paris Saint-German 1-0 in Lisbon, Portugal on Sunday night. Kingsley Coman scored the only goal of the match for the German side, 59 minutes into the match from a header, to gift Bayern Munich their sixth UEFA Champions League title. PSG’s […]

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Ronaldinho maybe released from Paraguayan prison soon

August 9, 2020

188 ViewsFormer World Cup winner Ronaldinho Gaucho moved a step closer to ending his Paraguayan ordeal on Friday (Aug 7) when prosecutors said they would not oppose a “conditional suspension” of the case that would allow him to return to Brazil. The twice World Player of the Year was arrested on March 6 along with […]

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Goal Keeper Iker Casillas Officially retires from active football after suffering a heart attack last year

August 5, 2020

302 ViewsReal Madrid goalkeeper, Iker Casillas has announced his retirement from football. The 39-year-old  suffered a heart attack during a training session with Porto in May last year. He returned months later but failed to make an appearance since then. Casillas, spent most of his career with Real Madrid making 725 appearances for the Spanish […]

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