Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, said his former club, Manchester United, did nothing to deserve their 2-1 win over the Turin side in Wednesday’s Champions League tie. “We dominated the match; we had more chances and we could have finished it off. “Manchester did nothing to deserve the win. It wasn’t even...
Malcom cried tears of joy after scoring against Inter Milan in the Champions League on Tuesday but his emotions must have marked relief too after a difficult start at Barcelona. Signed from Bordeaux for 41 million euros ($47 million) in the summer, the 21-year-old was always circled as a player...
Premier League champions Manchester City attempted to bypass UEFA’s Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations by allowing their Abu Dhabi-based sponsors to make cash injections, Der Spiegel alleges on Tuesday. The German news magazine said it had seen internal documents in which the club’s officials discussed how to wipe out a...
Libya coach, Adel Amrouche, has resigned just days before his team would face Nigeria in an African Nations Cup qualifier. The match is billed for Uyo, Akwa Ibom state. His departure has been confirmed by the Libyan Football Federation. Amrouche, who told the media that he was frustrated by working conditions with...
England Under-20 World Cup winner Sheyi Ojo says he will consider playing for the Super Eagles – if Nigeria came calling. The 21-year-old, who is on loan at French club Reims from Liverpool, is eligible to play for Nigeria because his parents are Nigerians. Under FIFA rules he can switch allegiances...
Nigeria moved one place from 49th position to 48th in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking as Belgium and France share the top spot for the first time in the table’s 25-year history. According to the rankings posted on the FIFA official website on Thursday, the Super Eagles amassed 1415 points to...
By Blessing James, Abuja Following his first goals for Juventus, Cristiano Ronaldo was delighted with his victory over Sassuolo. Ronaldo stated that he really wanted to score these first goals and happy to have found the net. “I’m very happy, we started well. Sassuolo defend well, but we put in an intense...
The Kwara Government announced on Thursday that the 2nd edition of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board football tournament would begin on September 30 in Ilorin. The Commissioner for Sports and Youth Development, Muyideen Alalade, who made the disclosure in Ilorin, said the competition, sponsored by JAMB with N25 million, would...
England bounced back from three consecutive defeats for the first time in 30 years as a much-changed side edged past Switzerland for a 1-0 friendly win in Leicester thanks to Marcus Rashford’s winner. The Three Lions failed to hit the heights from their World Cup campaign in a laboured performance...
By Blessing James, Abuja Real Madrid defender, Marcelo, to be suspended for a period of four-month  prison sentence, after reaching an agreement for tax fraud. Marcelo joins the likes of Jose Mourinho and Alexis Sanchez in being accused of defrauding Spanish tax authorities last year is also to pay a fine...