Three Belgian blues make initial selection

Three Belgian blues make initial selection

Eden Hazard, Thibaut Courtois and Michy Batshuayi have been named in a provisional 28-man Belgian squad for this summer’s World Cup. Roberto Martinez has chosen the Chelsea trio in his initial selection for Russia 2018. He will trim it down to a final group of 23 on June 4. As expected Hazard, the Red Devils’ […]

Liverpool were lucky, says relieved Klopp

Liverpool were lucky, says relieved Klopp

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp admitted they needed luck to get past AS Roma in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final on Wednesday (May 3) after old defensive issues reared their head. Liverpool came into the match at the Stadio Olimpico with a 5-2 first-leg advantage after they tore Roma apart at Anfield last […]

Onyekachi goes gaga in Sweden

Onyekachi goes gaga in Sweden

…scores four goals in debut appearance for his club BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN Pascal Onyekachi, the Nigeria youngster who is newly signed by Swedish Division 3 clubside, Vaxjo United, has made a strong claim to a permanent shirt in the team as he scored 4 goals in his debut appearance for the team. Acknowledging the feat, […]

Klopp urges Liverpool fans to show respect to Roma

Klopp urges Liverpool fans to show respect to Roma

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp has urged the club’s fans to show respect to Tuesday’s (April 24) Champions League semi-final opponents AS Roma when they arrive at the stadium. Liverpool are being investigated by UEFA after their supporters through objects at the Manchester City bus, causing damage, as they arrived for the quarter-final first leg at […]

Wenger to leave Arsenal after two decades in charge

Wenger to leave Arsenal after two decades in charge

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is to leave at the end of the season after a reign of almost 22 years that made him the most successful boss in the Premier League club’s history. “After careful consideration and following discussions with the club, I feel it is the right time for me to step down at the end […]

God Wants Nigeria To Win World Cup In Buhari’s Time. But…

God Wants Nigeria To Win World Cup In Buhari’s Time. But…

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN Apostle Tommy Yisa Aika, the General Overseer of the Glory Church of Christ in Benin City, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the running of the affairs of the World Cup bound Super Eagles so that God’s promise that Nigeria would be the first country in Africa to lift […]

Joshua ‘confident, not overconfident’ ahead of Parker fight

Joshua ‘confident, not overconfident’ ahead of Parker fight

Unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua said on Wednesday (March 21) he is feeling confident, but not over confident as he prepared for his fight against New Zealander Joseph Parker. The WBA ‘super’ and IBF title holder will be one belt away from becoming the undisputed champion if he can take the WBO strap from Parker. […]

NDDC to Collaborate with NFF for Football Academies in Niger Delta

NDDC to Collaborate with NFF for Football Academies in Niger Delta

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has called for partnership with the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, in its plans to set up two football academies in the Niger Delta region. The NDDC Managing Director, Mr Nsima Ekere, made the proposal when the NFF President, Mr Amaju Pinnick, led a delegation of the federation to pay […]

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