Tunisia, Nigeria, Egypt Top Africa Rankings After 15 Years

Tunisia, Nigeria, Egypt Top Africa Rankings After 15 Years

Ayomide, Lagos Impressive World Cup qualifying form has lifted Tunisia back to the top of the Fifa Africa monthly rankings after 15 years. The “Carthage Eagles” last occupied first place in January 2002, having risen to the top six months earlier. Tunisia are on the verge of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia […]

Messi To Have Third Child

Messi To Have Third Child

Five-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi is to become a father for the third time, the Barcelona star’s wife Antonella Rocuzzo confirmed on Sunday.   “Family of 5 #Blessed,” Rocuzzo posted on Instagram alongside a picture of Messi and the couple’s two sons Thiago (four) and Matteo (two).   Messi, 30, and Rocuzzo, […]

List Of Smallest Countries That Have Ever Qualified For World Cup

List Of Smallest Countries That Have Ever Qualified For World Cup

Size does not matter as China, the country with the largest population in the world with over 1.3 billion people has not qualified for Russia 2018 while Iceland with the only population of approximately 335,000 has qualified for the Mundial with a 2-0 win over Kosovo. See the list of the smallest countries (by population) […]

Nigerian Players Who Have Never Played For The National Team

Nigerian Players Who Have Never Played For The National Team

Still on the euphoria of Nigeria qualifying for the 2018 world cup tournament in Russia, we take a look at players of Nigerian descent who could have represented Nigeria at the biggest stage of them all but opted to represent another country One cannot fathom what inspired the decision of these talented footballers to adorn […]

Plaudits Continue To Roll In For Tau

Plaudits Continue To Roll In For Tau

Bafana Bafana forward Percy Tau has been recognised by Caf for his man-of-the-match display in the 3-1 victory over Burkina Faso on Saturday. Tau opened the scoring in the opening 50 seconds of the crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier before grabbing a sublime backheel assist for Sibuiso Vilakazi’s goal and the third for the South […]

Carvalho Given Prison Sentence

Carvalho Given Prison Sentence

Former Chelsea and Real Madrid defender Ricardo Carvalho was sentenced to seven months in prison and fined €142 882 on Friday for crimes against the Spanish tax authority, a Spanish court filing said. Spanish law is such that any sentence under two years for a non-violent crime rarely requires a defendant without previous convictions to […]

Fashola To Represent Buhari At Nigeria’s Zambia Match

Fashola To Represent Buhari At Nigeria’s Zambia Match

Mr. Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, will represent President Muhammadu Buhari at Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying showdown between Nigeria and Zambia in Uyo. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) made the disclosure in a statement by Ademola Olajire, its spokesman, saying it learnt on Friday morning that Fashola would fly […]

PSG Forward,Angel Di Maria, Sentenced To Prison

PSG Forward,Angel Di Maria, Sentenced To Prison

Paris Saint-Germain forward Angel Di Maria has been sentenced to one year in prison and will pay a £1.76million fine after admitting to tax fraud in Spain. The Argentine winger defrauded the Spanish government a sum of £1.14million during his four-year spell with Real Madrid between 2010 and 2014. Di Maria according to SunSports made […]

Nigeria Recall Iwobi For Zambia Qualifier

Nigeria Recall Iwobi For Zambia Qualifier

Nigeria on Tuesday recalled Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi for next month’s crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier against their main rivals Zambia. The 21-year-old was ruled out of the double-header against Cameroon earlier this month with a thigh strain, but should be fit for the next game in Uyo on October 7. The Super Eagles top […]

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