Nigeria Legend Odegbami: Why I Will Contest To Be Ogun State Governor

Nigeria football legend SEGUN ODEGBAMI, who starred as the then Green Eagles won the country’s first Africa Cup of Nations title in 1980 and is an accomplished writer, broadcaster and businessman, explains in this piece from St Petersburg, Russia why he will be running for the...

INTERVIEW – Ighalo: My Apologies Nigeria, I Take Responsibility For Defeat To Argentina

Super Eagles and Changchun Yatai striker, Odion Ighalo, is remorseful but bold in his appraisal of the team’s performance at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia and a painful exit from the tournament through the 2-1 defeat to Argentina in their last Group D match on Tuesday, June...

UEFA Ban AC Milan From Europa League Over FFP Breach

Serie A giants AC Milan have been banned by UEFA from next season’s Europa League following an investigation into their finances. The ban was announced in a statement released on Wednesday by UEFA. The governing body had been looking into whether the Italian club had complied...

Drama As Champions Germany Crash Out; Mexico, Sweden Advance

Sweden and Mexico are through to the round of 16 of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia after a dramatic afternoon of Group F action. The Swedish side defeated Mexico 3-0 at the Ekaterinburg Arena on Wednesday as both qualified following Germany’s 2-0 loss to South Korea. Mexico,...

The Unthinkable has happened! Champions Germany crash out of World Cup

REIGNING WORLD CHAMPIONS Germany will not defend their crown after been eliminated at the World Cup group stages following a 2-0 defeat to South Korea.   Deep into the six minutes of added time, Korea took the lead through a Young Gwon-Kim finish which was initially chalked off...

Lawal: Ref Right Not To Give Super Eagles Second Penalty, African Teams Must Keep Concentration

By Hanifat Mustapha: Former Super Eagles midfielder Garba Lawal has rejected claims that referee Cuneyt Cakir had a hand in the team’s elimination from the Russia 2018 World Cup. The Nigerian side fell 2-1 to Argentina on Tuesday and ended in third place in Group D with three...

Esin: Rohr Should Have Packed The Bus Against Argentina

Former Nigeria international Etim Esin has blamed Super Eagles’ coach Gernot Rohr for failing to solidify his defence following Tuesday’s Group D 2-1 loss to Argentina at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup. The Super Eagles needed just a draw to qualify alongside group leaders...

Ezenwa Happy To Get Messi’s Jersey After Super Eagles Defeat

Super Eagles reserve goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa will be heading back home from the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia a happy man after gaining one valuable souvenir – Lionel Messi’s match shirt. Ezenwa, 29, who plays for Nigeria Professional Football League club Enyimba, was in goal...

Why Coca Cola Adopted SlimCase’s “Issa Goal” Remix As Theme Song – Onyemelukwe

Soft drinks manufacturing giant Coca Cola has revealed the reason why it adopted musician Slimcase’s remix of his viral “Issa Goal” song for their 2018 FIFA World Cup promotions. Six artists Naira Marley, Slimcase, Falz, Simi, Lil Kesh and Olamide all collaborated on the song...

Court refuses MD bail over N120m land scam, says he is a  flight risk 

Justice Mojisola Dada of the Lagos State High  Court, Ikeja has again refused bail to the Managing Directors (MD) of Samadores Ltd and Aqua Rock Real Estate, Samuel Okeke, describing him as a flight risk.     The court denied bail to the applicant, following opposition...
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