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Man City suspends Iheanacho’s new deal

Manchester City Football Club of England has suspended talks for a new contract for Nigeria’s Kelechi Iheanacho due to a legal tussle involving the player’s representatives.   It was gathered that US-based First Eleven Management, who secured Iheanacho his first …

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FA Cup: Iheanacho lifts City

Super Eagles and Manchester City starlet, Kelechi Iheanacho was among the goal scorers in his club’ s 3-0 win over Nowrich City in a 3rd round FA Cup match Saturday.   This was about as comfortable as City could have …

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Drogba denies retirement report

Didier Drogba denied reports of his retirement on Wednesday, saying he had not yet taken a decision over his future amid speculation about a possible coaching role with former club Chelsea. The Montreal Impact striker said he was still in …

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Injury hits CHAN Eagles

Nigeria will likely to rest strikers Tunde Adeniji and Chisom Chikatara for Wednesday’s friendly against Angola after they suffered knocks in Tuesday’s test game against South Africa’s premier league side, University of Pretoria. The team liason officer, Tijjani Babangida, said …

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NFF Head Protocol Officer shot dead by armed robbers

The Head protocol officer of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Ibrahim Abubakar, has been shot dead by armed robbers in his Abuja home. The report was confirmed by the federation’s official Twitter handle. They reported that the incident took place …

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Benitez to be sacked by Real Madrid – reports

Beleaguered Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez could be sacked by the Spanish giants as early as Monday evening after just seven months in charge, several Spanish media outlets reported.   Sports daily Marca reported Benitez’s sacking will be made official …

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No more match bonuses for Eaglets, Flamingoes

Cash-strapped Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) may have abolished match bonuses for the country’s developmental teams led by five-time U-17 world champions, the  Golden Eaglets, president Amaju Pinnick has indicated.   The other developmental teams are U-17 female team, the Flamingoes, …

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I speak three languages to my defenders —Cech

Arsenal goalkeeper, Petr Cech has given an insight to the multinational shape of the modern Premier League by revealing he speaks to his defenders during matches in three languages.   The Gunners host Newcastle United today at the Emirates.   …

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