KADIRI IKHANA UNVEILS 22 SUPER FALCONS

(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

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FIFA APPOINTS FIRST FEMALE EXECUTIVE MEMBER

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

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CHELSEA IS THE FOOTBALL KING OF EUROPE

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

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WORLD/NATIONS CUP QUALIFIERS: KESHI NAMES HIT SQUAD

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

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LIVERPOOL MANAGER, KENNY DALGLISH SACKED

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

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MANCHESTER CITY APOLOGIES TO FERGUSON OVER ‘RIP’ BANNER

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

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MAN CITY SET TO CLINCH EPL TITLE

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

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