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Iheanacho scores as Man City, Arsenal win

Arsenal moved up several steps today on the English Premier League table, five points adrift from leaders Manchester City, who again won their fifth successive game, thrashing AFC Bournemouth 4-0. Nigeria’s Kelechi Iheanacho, Kevin de Bruyne, Raheem Sterling and Ilkay …

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Champions League: Bayern crush Russian side Rostov

Bayern Munich’s players applaud the fans after the Champions League group D football match between Bayern Munich and Rostov in Munich, southern Germany, on September 13, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Sven Hoppe / Germany OUT Joshua Kimmich …

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OPERATION SHOCK CHIPOLOPOLO: NFF won’t stop Enyeama

The green light required for former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama to return to the squad ahead of Nigeria’s first game  against the Chipolopolo of Zambia on October 9, has been secured following an approval by chieftains of the Nigeria …

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Guardiola wins Manchester Derby

Goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Kelechi Iheanacho ensured that Pep Guardiola came out victorious in his first Manchester derby against arch-rival Jose Mourinho. The match lived up to every pre-match expectations and although Zlatan Ibrahimovic pulled one back just …

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Ezuruike wins gold

Team Nigeria continued their impressive run on Friday at the 2016 Rio Paralympics as Rolland Ezuruike sets a new Paralympic record of 190kg to win gold in the men’s -54kg. His first lift of 185kg broke the previous Paralympic record …

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FIFA uphold Real, Atletico transfer ban

Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid will be unable to register new players for the next two transfer windows after their appeals to FIFA were rejected on Thursday. The two clubs had been charged with breaching FIFA regulations relating to the …

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Zika: Nigeria fails to monitor Olympic returnees

Despite the warnings from global health authorities that Nigeria may be the first African country to record Zika virus outbreak, the Federal Government missed the opportunity to detect any possible case among those who travelled to Brazil for the just …

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CAF rejects Pinnick’s nomination for FIFA seat

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Amaju Pinnick, will not vie for a FIFA council seat later this month after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) rejected his nomination for a place in the football’s world governing body. The elections into …

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