ENGLAND: Mourinho To Appeal Fine Worth £50,000

Chelsea Manager Jose Mourinho is set to appeal the £50,000 fine imposed on him by the England Football Body alongside with a one-match stadium ban. The Special One as he is popularly known was sanctioned after he suggested that referees were afraid to give his side penalties in the match between Chelsea VS Southampton which […]

Ighalo Might Emerge Best EPL Player Of The Month

Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo, might emerge the best player in the English Premier League [EPL] for the month of September. The 26-year old Super Eagles striker scored three goals for Watford in September – one against Swansea on September 12, and a brace against Newcastle on September 19. Those three goals won six points for his […]

Enyeama, 36 Others To Battle For 2015 African Footballer Of The Year

Nigeria’s Vincent Enyeama and Ahmed Musa alongside 35 other footballers have been nominated to battle for the 2015 African Footballer of the Year and Africa-based Footballer of the Year award. The nominees include: Algeria: Baghdad Bounedjah (Etoile Sahel/TUN), Yacine Brahimi (Porto/POR), Sofiane Feghouli (Valencia/ESP), Faouzi Ghoulam (Napoli/ITA), Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City/ENG), El-Arbi Hillel Soudani (Dinamo […]

Messi, Dad To Stand Trial On Tax Fraud Charges

A Spanish court has ruled that Argentina and Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi and his father should stand trial on tax fraud charges. The judge in charge of the case rejected the request by prosecutors to drop the charges against the striker. Messi and his father Jorge are accused of defrauding Spanish authorities of more than […]

FIFA Suspends Blatter, Platini For 90 Days

FIFA’s ethics watchdog on Thursday suspended the two most powerful men in football, Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, for 90 days in a sensational new blow to the sport’s scandal-tainted governing body. While it said the bans were “provisional”, the action almost certainly signals the end of the reign of FIFA president Blatter and deals […]

Arsene Wenger Separates From Wife

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has separated from his wife Annie The pair have parted ways after months of speculation about their relationship. The Gunners manager and Annie got a judge to issue a “separation of bodies” judgement in June. It means they are free to see other people – but it’s not a full divorce. […]

Nigeria Finishes Second In AAG, Bags 47 Gold

Team Nigeria recorded her best finish in 18 years at the just-concluded African Games in Congo as the country finished second just behind Egypt with a total medal haul of 144 out of which 47 were gold. The last time Nigeria had it as good or better was when it actually hosted the Games in […]

NPL: Eyimba Lead By 55 Points

Enyimba International have their four-point advantage at the summit of the Nigeria Premier League intact despite losing 1-2 to El-Kanemi away from home on Sunday. The Peoples Elephant have 55 points from the 30 games played so far this season and are now being chased by Warri Wolves and Wikki Tourists who are tied on […]

Buhari Congratulates Nigeria’s Team For Performance At AAG

President Muhammad Buhari has congratulated Team Nigeria, who came second on the overall medals table at the just concluded African Games in Congo Brazzaville. This is contained in a statement issued by Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, in Abuja on Sunday. Mr. Buhari, who expressed appreciation at the performance […]

Former Flying Eagles Coach, Garba To Coach Giwa FC

Former Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, has taken over at Nigeria premier league side, Giwa FC. The Jos club announced Garba’s appointment via its Twitter handle, disclosing the coach was introduced to the team on Wednesday evening. He takes over from Aminu Musa, who quit the club on Wednesday because of family reasons, africanFootball.com reports. […]

NFF Requirements For FIFA Candidates Are Bizarre- Segun Odegbami

Former Nigeria captain, Segun Odegbami, has protested the criteria set by the Nigeria Football Federation for nomination of a candidate for the FIFA presidential election. The NFF on Monday released the conditions needed by a candidate for nomination for the February 2016 election. NFF stated that a prospective candidate must obtain endorsements from their state […]