Friday , 23 June 2017

Sports

Alexis Sanchez sets new record for Chile

Chile and Arsenal forward, Alexis Sanchez is now the all-time leading scorer for the Chilean National team, when he grabbed an early goal in their 1-1 draw with Germany at the FIFA Confederations Cup on Thursday in Russia. Lars Stindl equalised for the world champions just before halftime although the …

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Dani Alves set to leave Juventus

Serie A Champions, Juventus have confirmed via their official website that they will release right-back Dani Alves from the final year of his contract. According to reports, Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is known to be interested in the 34-year-old, whom he knows from their time together at Barcelona. Speaking …

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PSG offers €135 million for Mbappe signature

French Giants, Paris Saint-Germain have stepped up their quest to get the signature of  Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe and have made an offer of over €135 million,according to reports. Mbappe was in fine form last season  when he scored 26 times for the Ligue 1 champions in 44 games, leading …

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FIFA Confederation Cup : Mexico defeat New Zealand 2-1

Second half goal from Oribe Peralta ensured  Mexico came from behind to defeat New Zealand 2-1 in Sochi and move top of Confederations Cup Group A. Coach of Mexico, Juan Carlos Osorio made eight changes to his team, it looked like he would pay the price when Chris Wood gave …

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Cristiano Ronaldo Makes Another History

  World’s best footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo makes history as the first player to walk a disabled child onto the football field. The Real Madrid star walked onto the field before the start of the Russia-Portugal football match of the 2017 Confederations Cup accompanied by a disabled ten-year old girl, Polina Khayeredinova. …

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See Top 10 Highest Paid African Players In 2017, No. 1 Will Shock You

Africa is indeed a blessed continent filled with great talents in every sector including football. Most African footballers, who play for big teams, are paid immensely for the great work they do on the field of play. The question now is, who is the highest paid footballer in Africa so …

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Court sentence Angel Di Maria to one year imprisonment for tax fraud

Argentina and Paris Saint-Germain star Angel di Maria has been handed a hefty fine and a prison sentence over a charge of tax fraud of 1.3 million euros ($1.4 million), Spanish authorities announced on Wednesday. According to a court document seen by AFP, Di Maria will pay around two million …

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5 Reasons Why Cristiano Ronaldo Can Make Manchester United Great Again

Speculations have been making the rounds about a possible return of Cristiano Ronaldo to Old Trafford. Chinasia Ibonye, in this piece, explains why the star footballer can make his former club great again. I had previously written about why I felt that Real Madrid should never let go of Cristiano …

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Jose Mourinho denies evading tax

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has released a statement through his agent Jorge Mendes’ company Gestifute to stress that he is “in compliance” with all his tax obligations and has not heard anything to the contrary from the Spanish tax authorities. The former Real Madrid boss has been accused of …

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FIFA warns Mexico over spiteful chants

World football governing body FIFA has sent stern warnings to Mexico over what it said were “insulting and discriminatory” chants during their first Confederations Cup match in Russia. The incident occurred on Sunday at Mexico’s 2-2 draw against Portugal in Kazan, FIFA said in a statement, just days after it …

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Paul Pogba transfer: FIFA drop charges on Manchester United

The governing body of football, FIFA has confirmed it has not opened disciplinary proceedings against Manchester United over the £89m transfer of Paul Pogba. Last month FIFA asked United and Juventus for extra information about the deal after reports emerged that agent Mino Raiola made £41m from the transfer. Following …

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Tyson Fury claims Nigerian Nationality

Tyson Fury has hit back at Anthony Joshua for calling him “boring” – but saying he is “more Nigerian”, according to The Sun. The two continue to angle for a “Battle of Britain” heavyweight domestic clash – but it’s clearly only at the “trash-talking” stage at the minute. Speaking to Sky Sports about …

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Tax Evasion: Cristiano Ronaldo to appear before court on July 31

According to reports from Spain, Cristiano Ronaldo will appear in court on July 31 following allegations of tax evasion from Spanish prosecutors. The Spanish media have claimed the Real Madrid star must be in the court room in Pozuelo at 11am local time for the beginning of the case. Ronaldo …

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Meet 10 Nigerian Footballers Who Have Never Played For Nigeria

Nigeria is a blessed country filled with raw talents and prospects especially in football and many of these talented footballers who are of Nigeria descents chose to play for other countries. Below are 10 talented Nigerian footballers who have never played for the Nigerian national team. 1. Oguchi Onyewu Oguchialu Chijioke …

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Chelsea target Arsenal midfielder, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Arsenal and England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, might be heading out of the Emirates before the start of the 2017/18 season as Chelsea have joined Liverpool and Manchester City to get the signature of the midfielder,  according to Skysports. Manager Arsene Wenger has previously suggested he is keen to agree a longer …

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FIFA Confederation Cup : Germany defeat Australia 3-2

The  German machines defeated  beat Australia in Sochi 3-2 to get their first Confederations Cup campaign to a winning start. Australia were 3-1 down when Tomi Juric’s goal was allowed to stand despite a suspected handball after a review by the video assistant referee. Lars Stindl had put Germany ahead …

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Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez debunks receiving offers for Ronaldo

There has been no interest from any club in Real Madrid’s star player Cristiano Ronaldo, who has threatened to leave Spain after running into problems with tax authorities, according to club president Florentino Perez. “No one has sent us an offer for either Cristiano or anyone else,” Perez told Onda …

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UEFA announces draw for 2017/18 season

Draw for the first two qualifying rounds of the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League, was made in Nyon, Switzerland, on Monday: First qualifying round Vikingur (FRO) v Trepca 89 (KOS) Hibernians (MLT) v FCI Tallinn (EST) Alashkert (ARM) v FC Santa Coloma (AND) The New Saints (WAL) v Europa (GIB) Linfield (NIR) v La Fiorita …

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My Ex-Girlfriend Left Me Because I Had Nothing to Offer Her – Nigerian Footballer

Nigerian footballer, Odion Ighalo has revealed how poverty made his former girlfriend leave him because she believed he had nothing to offer. Nigerian Footballer, Odion Ighalo has revealed how he struggled in life and what made him to be determined in making it. He took to Instagram to write about …

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Ronaldo Hints At Returning To Manchester United

Portuguese Player, Real Madrid star, Cristiano Ronaldo has instructed his manager to get him a summer move to his old club. Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is prioritising a move to Manchester United in the summer transfer window, according to reports in Italy. It’s understood Ronaldo is considering a move …

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