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Golden Eaglets spank Cote d’Ivoire

Golden Eaglets spank Cote d’Ivoire

Nigeria U17 came back from the brink of a humiliating defeat to Burkina Faso as they spanked Cote d’Ivoire 5-1 on Thursday evening. Goals from Olakunle Olusegun, Olatomi Olaniyan, Hassan Hussain, Oluwatimilehin Adeniyi and Akinwunmi Amoo handed the former world champions a comprehensive win inside Stade Général Seyni Kountché, Niamey. Having lost their first game...

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EPL: Manchester United speak on contacting Zidane to replace Mourinho

EPL: Manchester United speak on contacting Zidane to replace Mourinho

Manchester United have denied contacting Zinedine Zidane to replace Jose Mourinho as their manager. Bookmakers have installed Mourinho as favourite, to become the first Premier League boss to be sacked this season, following his team’s 3-2 defeat at Brighton. It comes amid speculation that former Real Madrid coach Zidane, is interested in succeeding Mourinho, three...

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FIFA U-20 WWC: Falconets crash out

FIFA U-20 WWC: Falconets crash out

Nigeria’s campaign at FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 came to an end yesterday as the Falconets crashed out after losing to Spain. First-half goals from Aitana Bonmati and Patri Guijarro gave La Rojita a 2-1 victory over Nigeria gave the Spanish women a passage to the semi-final. On an overcast afternoon at the...

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Barcelona sign Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal from Bayern Munich

Barcelona sign Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal from Bayern Munich

Barcelona has completed the signing of 31-year-old midfielder, Arturo Vidal, from Bayern Munich after the Chilean agreed to the terms with the Catalan club. According to reports, Barca has stolen a march on Inter Milan, who had previously been hot favourites to land the signature of the box-to-box midfielder, with a last-minute bid worth somewhere...

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Mourinho names 3 players that will join Manchester United early

Mourinho names 3 players that will join Manchester United early

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has confirmed that Phil Jones, Marcus Rashford and Romelu Lukaku, have all cut short their holiday to join the squad for pre-season training. The trio, who all starred in the 2018 World Cup, will return three days earlier than scheduled, to be ready for United’s first Premier League game on...

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Transfer: Nigerian midfielder leaves Manchester United

Transfer: Nigerian midfielder leaves Manchester United

Tosin Kehinde has left Manchester United to join CD Feirense. Kehinde, 20, has put pen to paper on a four-year deal with the Portuguese top-flight club. The Nigerian midfielder’s exit from United brings to an end a seven-year stay at Old Trafford. Kehinde was offered a new contract by the Premier League club, but has...

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Transfer: Manchester United’s £100 target prefers Chelsea

Transfer: Manchester United’s £100 target prefers Chelsea

Manchester United target, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, has expressed his desire to join Chelsea instead. The Red Devils have tracked the Serbian international for the last 12 months and held preliminary talks with Lazio in April over a move to Old Trafford. The Serie A giants wanted to sell the player for around £100 million and were...

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2018 Best Player Award: FIFA releases nominees [Full list]

2018 Best Player Award: FIFA releases nominees [Full list]

World Football governing body, FIFA, has released the nominees for The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2018. The list is made up of players that put up outstanding performances in their various club sides last season. The 2017 edition of the award was won by former Real Madrid forward, Cristaino Ronaldo after he helped the club...

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Transfer news: Mikel set for face-to-face talks with FC Porto

Transfer news: Mikel set for face-to-face talks with FC Porto

Super Eagles midfielder, Mikel Agu is set for a ‘play-me or sell-me talk’ with FC Porto when he reports for pre-season duties next week. Mikel, whose contract with the Portuguese giants will end in 2021, has spent the last three seasons on loan at Turkish Super Lig side, Bursaspor, Club Brugge in Belgium and Vitoria...

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