Arsenal legend, Ian Wright, is afraid Chelsea could try to sign Emiliano Martinez from the club to replace Kepa Arrizabalaga. Kepa who has struggled for form this season was dropped by the Blues manager, Frank Lampard, for the final Premier League fixture against Wolves yesterday.

Some Nigerians on social media have questioned the exclusion of Super Eagles players from the list of Top 10 Most Valuable Players in Africa. It was reported yesterday that Liverpool duo Mohammed Salah and Sadio Mane, led a list of Africa’s 10 MVPs that had no Nigerian. Both players are each valued at €120m. The […]

Manchester United legend Gary Neville has advised Ole Gunnar Solskjaer against the purchase of Odion Ighalo this summer as he doubts the Nigerian is worth £20million. The 30-year-old signed for United on deadline day in January in a shock loan move from Shanghai Shenhua and the move drew criticism, particularly as Solskjaer had been keen […]

Nigeria’s bid to host the 2020 African Women’s Nations Cup has been hit by the rampaging Coronavirus pandemic, forcing the Nigeria Football Federation to halt its campaign for the rights. According to reports, the NFF Secretary-General, Mohammed Sanusi said the federation is currently trying to help the country battle the Coronavirus successfully. Sanusi said NFF […]

There seem not to be an end to the crisis in Heartland FC of Owerri with the supporters calling on the Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodima to audit the club’s accounts. Reacting to the team’s Media Director, Solomon Onu, in a radio programme during the week, that the management used the players’ December salaries to […]

The head of UEFA, Aleksander Ceferin, says European football leagues are still looking at all options and not ruling out finishing this season — if the coronavirus pandemic subsides. Ceferin did not say when UEFA will issue a final ruling and stressed that consultations with the main leagues and clubs were still underway. The Slovenian […]

Enyimba midfielder Ekundayo Ojo and Abia Comets’ Benjamin Iluyomade have been released, three days after their abduction. An official statement from the Nigeria Professional Football League club said that both players “were released late Wednesday night, following combined efforts of Enyimba Football Club and families of the players”. Both players were on their way to […]

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been postponed to no later than the summer of 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe, the International Olympic Committee announced yesterday. The Games were scheduled for July 24-August 9, but after telephone discussions between IOC president Thomas Bach and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, a historic joint […]

Rangers International’s Ifeanyi George and Emmanuel Ogbu have died yesterday in a motor accident while travelling to Lagos State. George and Emmanuel who were travelling with other players of the team, died on the spot during the accident. The car they were traveling with ran into a stationery articulated vehicle along the Onitsha-Agbor-Benin road. They […]

Former Trabzonspor president, Ozkan Sumer, has slammed the club for terminating the contract of Nigerian midfielder, Mikel Obi. The former Trabzonspor and Turkey coach also slammed the Turkish Football Federation for failing to call off the league insisting that they can’t guarantee a healthy condition for the players. Speaking to Trabzon-based website, the legendary coach […]

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