The super eagles of Nigeria early this morning lost by a lone goal to the Peruvian national team in an international friendly match played in Lima, Peru thus making it two defeats in as many games for the Coach Stephen Keshi tutored side. Read more
(CP)Super Falcons coach Kadiri Ikhana on Tuesday named his team for the 2012 African Women Championship qualifying fixture against Zimbabwe.
Ikhana made these declaration at the FIFA Technical Centre, National Stadium Abuja disclosing a 22-players list for the game in Harare which will hold on May 27, while the return leg fixture will hold in Lagos on June 16. Read more
FIFA has appointed the first woman to its executive committee on Tuesday, as world football’s governing body bids to restore its image after a series of corruption scandals.
Lydia Nsekera, president of the Burundi Football Association, has been co-opted onto the executive committee and will be formally installed at the FIFA Congress in Budapest on Friday, FIFA said in a statement. Read more
Defending champion Djokovic ended Federer’s hopes of back-to-back claycourt titles with a gutsy 6-2 7-6 victory over the Swiss.
Five-times Rome champion Nadal wore down fellow Spaniard David Ferrer 7-6 6-0 to reach his 70th career final. Read more
Chelsea FC of England has emerged the new king of football in Europe by beating Bayern Munich FC of Germany, 5 goals against 4 to lift the coveted trophy.
Chelsea stunned Bayern Munich, Saturday night, to win the Champions League for the first time after a penalty shoot-out in the Allianz Arena following a 1-1 after full and extra time in a match that was tension-soaked. Read more
The Super Eagles Coach has given the names of the players who would rock the 2013 African Nations cup and the FIFA World Cup qualifying matches next month
The Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Stephen Keshi on Thursday named Skipper Joseph Yobo and 10 other overseas-based professionals for the three 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2013 African Cup of Nations qualifying matches coming up next month. Read more
Liverpool Manager, Kenny Dalglish has been relieved of his duties as Manager of the club following the worst performance of the club in the just concluded English premier League.
The 61-year-old manager received the marching orders after flying to Boston on Monday to hold showdown talks with Liverpool’s owners FSG. Read more
Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has claimed that Cristiano Ronaldo deserves this year’s Ballon d’Or, arguing that Lionel Messi’s sensational goal-scoring exploits count for nothing as Barcelona failed to retain their La Liga crown. Read more
Manchester City have apologised to Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson after striker Carlos Tevez held up a banner goading his former manager.
Tevez has also expressed his regret after he was pictured with a sign which read ‘RIP Fergie’ during City’s celebratory title-winning parade in Manchester. Read more
Manchester City have won the premier league title for the first time in 44 years on a day of incredible sporting drama.
Edin Dzeko and Sergio Aguero were City’s heroes, finding the target in added time to kick-start the celebrations at Eastlands. Read more
Sunday Oliseh, a one time captain of the Super Eagles and former teammate to Nigeria’s goal king, Rashidi Yekini has expressed sadness over how the late football icon was treated by the federal government and the Nigeria Football Federation. Read more
Manchester City football club this afternoon came close to winning the Premier League title for the first time in 44 years after a crucial 2-0 win at Newcastle.
Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure struck twice in the second half of the game to keep Premier League leaders, City ahead of second-placed Manchester United on goal difference. Read more