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...
By Blessing James, Abuja Report has shown that two Chelsea defenders, Gary Cahill and David Luiz have been told that they do not feature in the club’s plans going forward. According to Read Chelsea, West London club are already making effort to reinforce their defence during the January transfer window. The...
By Blessing James, Abuja Diego Maradona, a 1986 World Cup winner and an Argentine soccer legend has been appointed coach of Dorados, the second division of the Mexican team. The club said on its website on Thursday, in a short video on their social media channels with the messages ‘Welcome Diego’,...
From Fatima Bukar, Abuja Nigeria's football sensation and Super eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo, has moved to La Liga side, Leganes on a loan from Chelsea. Google+LinkedInShare via EmailNigeria’s Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo has joined Spanish La Liga side, Leganes, on a season-long loan from Chelsea. The 24-year-old, who has represented Nigeria...
The 23-year-old, who played once for his country in 2017, made 43 appearances for the Blues last season, starting 34 of those matches. But he was not part of Maurizio Sarri’s squad for the first match of the Premier League season as the Italian’s side beat Huddersfield 3-0 on Saturday. Bakayoko...