AFCON 2019 Begins, See Players To Watch-Out For

The long-awaited  African Cup of Nations 2019, (AFCON), begins today Friday in Egypt with arrays of African stars, mostly plying their trade in Europe, on display. African Cup of Nations Cup is one of Africa’s biggest showpiece and the dream of an African player. Africa News24 (AN24) reports that 24 teams will be taking part […]

Liverpool Earn €108m, Wins UEFA Champions League Title

Following the victory at the UEFA Champions League finals, Liverpool has received a sum of €108.9 million while the defeated team Tottenham Hotspur are also smiling to the bank as they earn €104 million for their achievement. UEFA’s distribution formula shows that Liverpool will get €15.5m participation bonus, €8.1 million for winning three group games, €35.3 […]

I Am Happy To Be Chelsea’s Coach Says Maurizio Sarri

Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri says he is happy in his role, in spite of persistent speculation he is close to a return to Italy. The Italian is fresh from winning the first major title of his managerial career with a 4-1 win on Wednesday over Arsenal in the UEFA Europa League final match in Baku. […]

Ronaldo Rubbishes Super League Idea, Defends Barcelona Season

Former Brazil striker Ronaldo de Lima has rubbished the idea of a European Super League replacing the Champions League. He suggested that Europe’s top clubs are using it as a means of extracting more money for themselves. European soccer’s governing body UEFA this week met with representatives from some of the continent’s major clubs to […]

Tottenham Defeats Ajax, Qualify For Champions League Final

It would be an All English UEFA Champions League final in Madrid on June 1 as Tottenham Hotspurs will meet Liverpool. Tottenham put in a superlative display in the second half, with striker Lucas Moura’s hat trick to knock out cup favourite Ajax. Ajax had won the first tie 1-0 in London last week and […]

Champions League: It’s Not Over Yet Says Messi

Lionel Messi warned his Barcelona teammates that their place in the Champions League final is still not certain despite his two-goal salvo in a 3-0 semi-final first leg win over Liverpool on Wednesday. “It would have been better to win 4-0 than 3-0 but it is a very good result,” said the Argentine star. “It’s […]

Champions League: Messi Scores Twice As Barcelona Beat Liverpool

A brace from Lionel Messi and a Luiz Suarez strike, saw Barcelona beat Liverpool 3-0 in their Champions League first-leg semi-final clash at the Nou Camp on Wednesday. It was Barcelona’s first ever win against Liverpool at the Nou Camp in a European competition (previous four meetings saw Barcelona lose two and draw two). Liverpool […]

Full Champions League Results As Tottenham Shock Manchester City

Tottenham Hotspur has progressed to the Champions League semi-finals on away goals despite losing 4-3 to Manchester City at the Etihad in what could be tagged as an impossibly dramatic night of football. Africa News24 reports that the coach Pep Guardiola tutored Manchester City came into the second leg of the quarter-final with a 1-0 […]

Pochettino Says It Will Be ‘Difficult’ For Kane To Play Again This Season

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has admitted it will be ‘difficult’ for Harry Kane to play for the club again this season after he suffered a significant lateral ligament injury’ to his left ankle. The England striker came out on the wrong end of a robust challenge from his international team-mate Fabian Delph in Tuesday night’s […]

Barcelona Wins at Old Trafford While Ajax Hold Juventus

Luke Shaw saw Barcelona pick a vital 1-0 win against Manchester United in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final at Old Trafford on Wednesday night. Although Barcelona was not in their usual blistering form, the Spanish champions did enough to secure a narrow advantage ahead of the return fixture at Camp Nou next […]

Spurs Boss Pochettino Worried About Kane’s Ankle Injury

Tottenham faces an anxious wait to discover the full extent of Harry Kane’s latest ankle injury after manager Mauricio Pochettino voiced concerns the forward could be out for the rest of the season. Kane limped off the pitch after a challenge with England teammate Fabian Delph during Tuesday’s Champions League quarter-final first-leg win over Manchester […]