FIFA VAR Chiefs May Replace Linesmen With Robots?

World football governing body, FIFA are exploring the possibility of scrapping the use of linesmen and replacing them with the Video Assistant Referees. According to the UK Mirror, a specific department has now been created, to explore just how influential technology could be on football. The offside flag could also become history if the findings […]

Former Ghana Striker Junior Agogo Dies At 40

Former Ghanaian forward, Junior Agogo has died on Thursday in London at the age of 40 after battling with stroke. Africa News24 (AN24) understands Agogo suffered a stroke back in 2015 which left him incapacitated just two years after retiring from playing. A statement on the player’s death by the Ghana Football Association reads: “The […]

Ex-Super Falcons Defender, Chiejine Dies At 36

The football fraternity in Nigeria has been thrown into mourning mood following the tragic demise of former Super Falcons defender, Ifeanyichukwu Chiejine, Completesports.com reports. The Nigeria Football Federation announced the unfortunate news on their Twitter handle on Thursday. NFF said that Chiejine died on Wednesday, after a brief illness. “We are sad to announce the […]

“I Don’t Need Football To Be Financially Stable” – C. Ronaldo

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that he doesnt need football to live well as he is financially stable for attractive projects. Ronaldo had just helped fire Real Madrid to a third consecutive Champions League when he joined Juve last summer, but the No 7 admits he was becoming too ‘comfortable’ in the Spanish capital. […]

Match Fixing: FIFA Bans Samson Siasia For Life

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), has banned former Super Eagles of Nigeria coach, Samson Siasia, for life. Africa News24 (AN24) understands Siasia was banned for life by FIFA after being found guilty over bribery and manipulation of matches. This online news platform understands that the world football’s governing body said Siasia has been […]

Arsenal Reject £30m Everton Transfer Offer For Alex Iwobi,

May Go After Chelsea Defender, David Luiz English Premier League giants Arsenal have rejected a £30million bid from Everton to secure the services of Super Eagles winger, Alex Iwobi. Africa News24 (AN24) understands that Iwobi is yet to return from holiday, following his participation at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Arsenal is believed […]

Sanwo-Olu: Lagos Ready To Host U-20 Women Would Cup

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured the safety of participants and visitors coming to the State for the Under-20 Women World Cup in 2020. The State, the Governor guaranteed, will ensure improvement in the condition of all sporting facilities already inspected by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) committee to give participants […]

Manchester United Sign Leicester’s Defender Maguire

Manchester United have completed the signing of Harry Maguire from Leicester City on a six-year contract, with the option of a further year. Africa News24 (AN24) understands that the defender was signed for a fee reportedly £80 million ($97 million), making him the most expensive defender in history. The fee surpasses the £75 million Liverpool […]

Man Utd Keeper Dean Henderson Confirms Loan Transfer

Ahead of a new season, Manchester United goalkeeper, Dean Henderson, has agreed to join Sheffield United on loan for the second consecutive season. According to Sky Sports, Henderson will join the newly-promoted English Premier League side on another season-long loan deal this summer after agreeing on personal terms with the club. A further report has […]

Ademola Lookman Joins RB Leipzig From Everton

England’s Ademola Lookman has joined German Club, RB Leipzig on a permanent basis from English premier league club, Everton. The 21-year-old winger signed a five-year contract which will keep him with the Bundesliga team till the summer of 2024. The deal is said to be worth £22 million ($27m). Speaking about the deal, Lookman told […]

Algeria Emerge 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Winner

The curtain was on Friday night drawn on the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt with Algeria emerging champions. The North Africans stunned their Senegalese opponents by taking the lead early on with their first attack. Baghdad Bounedjah had cut in from the left in the second minute of play and hit a […]