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Mikel Obi pays hotel bill for Olympic Team

In yet another fresh scandal, Chelsea star Mikel Obi has had to dole out $4,000 to ensure the Nigeria Olympic team caught their flight to Salvador after the hotel in Sao Paulo held the entire team to ransom over the …

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Rio Olympics: Men’s football quarter-final pairings

by Nan, Below are  the pairings for the quarter-finals round of the Rio Olympics men’s football event, with the matches scheduled for Saturday: Portugal vs Germany in Brasilia at the Estadio Nacional at 13.00hrs Nigeria vs Denmark in Salvador at …

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It’s a dream come true – Aruna Quadri

On the eve of his 28th birthday, Aruna Quadri gave himself a befitting gift after etching his name in the annals of Olympic Games history as the first African to play in the quarterfinal of the men’s singles of Rio …

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Manchester United Win Community Shield

‎ By NAN — Jose Mourinho began his reign as Manchester United manager with a trophy on Sunday as Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s late header beat Leicester in the FA Community Shield at Wembley. Jesse Lingard, who scored the final goal of …

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Juventus approve Pogba medical at United

France midfielder Paul Pogba’s transfer to Manchester United moved a step nearer on Sunday as Juventus granted him permission to undergo a medical. “Yes Pogba has been authorised to undergo a medical at Manchester,” a club spokesman said. The 23-year-old …

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Siasia: My boys are miracle workers

Nigeria U-23 team’s Head Coach, Samson Siasia has described the performance of his players that saw them beating Japan 5-4 in their opening game of the football event of the Rio Olympics barely five hours after arriving Manaus as a …

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Nigeria wins Japan 5-4

Nigerian Olympic male football team, popularly called the Dream Team, on Friday, beat the Japanese U-23 side 5 goals to 4, in a pulsating encounter which held at the Manaus Stadium, in Brazil. The Coach Samson Siasia tutored boys defied …

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