Coach Shuaibu Amodu has promised to do everything humanly possible to help Nigeria qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon). The Super Eagles trail leaders South Africa by four points and second-placed Congo by three points in Group A of next year’s Afcon qualifiers. The third-placed West African ... Read More »
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Coach Shuaibu Amodu has promised to do everything humanly possible to help Nigeria qualify for the 2...
Serena Williams began her WTA Finals title defence on a winning note, seeing off Serbia’s Ana Ivanov...
Tottenham are strongly interested in the services of Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski, Information Nig...
Gareth Bale is doubtful for Real Madrid Champions League game at Liverpool on Wednesday having pulle...
Diego Costa, Andre Schurrle, Ramires and John Obi Mikel will all miss Tuesday’s Champions League cla...
Serena Williams began her WTA Finals title defence on a winning note, seeing off Serbia’s Ana Ivanovic 6-4 6-4 in the first match of the 2014 season-ending campaign in Singapore. The two-time defending champion is joined at the top of the Red Group standings by rising star Simona Halep, who ... Read More »
Tottenham are strongly interested in the services of Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski, Information Nigeria understands. Mauricio Pochettino was left frustrated with Roberto Soldado, who missed a penalty and a sitter to level matters at the Ethiad, that subsequently saw them finish the game with a four goal deposit against Manchester ... Read More »
Gareth Bale is doubtful for Real Madrid Champions League game at Liverpool on Wednesday having pulled his right gluteus muscle. The European champions, in a short statement on Tuesday, said the forward “has been diagnosed with a muscular injury in the right pyramidalis muscle”- the point where the thigh meets ... Read More »
Diego Costa, Andre Schurrle, Ramires and John Obi Mikel will all miss Tuesday’s Champions League clash with Maribor, according to manager Jose Mourinho. Costa was sidelined from the 2-1 win at Crystal Palace at the weekend due to a niggling hamstring problem. When quizzed on the Spaniard’s fitness, Mourinho said: ... Read More »
Erstwhile Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi says he is irked by media reports that he was sacked by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The NFF parted company with the 52-year-old following a ‘disappointing’ start to the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) final qualifier, in which the Super Eagles have only ... Read More »
Struggling Italian Serie A outfit Chievo Verona has announced that former Catania manager Rolando Maran will succeed Eugenio Corini, who was sacked after Saturday’s 3-0 defeat to Roma. Last weekend’s defeat at Roma’s Stadio Olimpico was Chievo’s fifth in seven matches, which saw them sit second from the bottom of ... Read More »
Coach Edwin Okon does not expect South Africa to be second time lucky in their meeting with Nigeria in the semi-finals of the African Women Championship. Nigeria’s ‘Super Falcons’ progressed to the last 4 of the ongoing women’s biennial championship with a 100 per cent record and a win over ... Read More »
Ahmed Musa says Russian club CSKA Moscow are ready to exploit Manchester City’s defensive frailties as both sides prepare to meet in a Uefa Champions League group stage double-header. The Russian champions are bidding for their first win over City having lost their previous two meetings last season. Musa’s brace ... Read More »
Swansea manager Garry Monk has described Stoke City winger Victor Moses as a cheat after helping the ‘Potters’ grab a first-half penalty in Sunday’s Premier League game at the Britannia. Swansea defender Angel Rangel was penalised for a foul on Moses which Charlie Adam converted on 43 minutes to restore ... Read More »
Ikechukwu Uche scored both goals as Villarreal sealed a 2-0 win at home to Almeria to move two places up the Spanish La Liga standings to 6th on Sunday. The 30-year-old Nigeria international headed home from close range his first of the night in the 23rd minute, a rebound from ... Read More »
Kano Pillars and Warri Wolves were both pegged back in the race for the Glo Premier League title on Sunday, as only five points now separate the Top 8 teams in the table. Crowd at the Lafia Township Stadium were thrilled to an entertaining encounter as coach Baba Ganaru led ... Read More »
Chievo Verona have relieved their manager Eugenio Corini of his duty following Saturday’s heavy loss to Roma, the Italian club confirmed in a statement on their website. Verona’s 3-0 defeat away at the Stadio Olimpico have placed the side just outside the Serie A relegation zone. The ‘Flying Donkeys’ have ... Read More »
Barcelona 3-0 Eibar Barcelona maintained their four-point lead at the summit of the Spanish La Liga with a 3-0 win over Eibar. Goals from Xavi Hernandez, Neymar and Lionel Messi helped the Catalan giants maintain their unbeaten league run. After a resilient display by Eibar, Xavi and Messi exchanged passes ... Read More »
Jack Wilshere was forced to leave the pitch on Saturday with a knee injury, while the Gunners were trailing 2-1 to Hull City. Arsenal’s injury woes seemed exacerbated on Saturday when Hull City were visitors at the Emirates Stadium. The home side drew first blood early on with Alexis Sanchez ... Read More »
The Barclays Premier League goal galore continued on Saturday with five afternoon kick-off games producing 22 goals. Southampton alone claimed 36 per cent of it after an 8-0 humiliation of Sunderland at the St. Mary’s Stadium while Arsenal and Hull City shared a 4-goal thriller two-goal apiece. Arsenal 2-2 Hull ... Read More »
Nigeria skipper Evelyn Nwabuoku praised her team-mates’ performance after their 2-0 win over Namibia on Friday in the last Group A match of the ongoing Caf African Women Championship (AWC). A second-string Super Falcons side beat hosts Namibia to progress into the semi-finals of the championship. The six-time winners will ... Read More »
Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has disclosed his hate for the famed tiki-taka style of play and foresees himself coaching Manchester United one day. Guardiola, who won three consecutive La Liga titles in four years as coach of Barcelona, made these revelations in a new book written about himself by ... Read More »
Manchester City delivered in another high-scoring duel with Tottenham Hotspur, claiming a five-goal-thriller 4-1 to retain pressure at the top of the table. Meetings between both sides have proved a goalfest since the turn of the 20th century, with the last six producing at least three goals. City emphatically dismantled ... Read More »
The Top two teams in the Glo Premier League title run-in kept clean sheets at home on Thursday en route to a deserved wins as they continue to build on their title ambitions. Leaders Kano Pillars beat Gombe United 2-0, while second-placed Wolves continue to impress with a comfortable 3-0 ... Read More »