Sports

Iran to allow women watch international football matches in stadium

Iranian women will now be allowed into stadiums to watch the men’s national team play football. In a statement on Thursday, Iran’s Sports Minister, Masoud...

U-17 WC Preparatory Tournament: Golden Eaglets departs for Turkey

Nigeria’s golden eaglets will depart Abuja today for the U-17 World Cup preparatory tournament in Istanbul, Turkey. The competition is set to begin on September 20 and...

Carina Horn: South African sprinter handed provisional doping ban

South Africa’s fastest female sprinter Carina Horn has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a banned substance, the IAAF’s Athletics Integrity...

David de Gea signs new deal at Man Utd

Premier League club, Manchester United has announced a new four-year contract with 28-year-old David de Gea on Monday, ending a rumour that De Gea was returning to Spain...

Juventus hardline ultra fans arrested for extortion

Italian police have arrested 12 leading Juventus hardline fans as part of a major investigation into violence and extortion linked to match ticket sales. Police said the...

Eagles to play Ukraine friendly Tuesday

Nigeria’s Super Eagles is set to face Ukraine’s Yellow and Blue National team On Tuesday  in an international friendly billed for Dnipro Arena, Ukraine. Kick off...

Samuel Eto retires from football

Cameroon football legend, Samuel Fils Eto’o, has announced his retirement from football after a 22-year playing career. Eto’o took to his Instagram page to make the...

12th African Games: Flying Eagles lose 0-2 to Burkina Faso in final

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles on Friday succumbed to a 0-2 defeat in the hands of Burkina Faso in the final of the men’s football event at the 12th African Games in Rabat,...

UCL Draw: Liverpool to battle Napoli, Salburg, Genk in Group E

Paris Saint German has been drawn against Real Madrid, Club Brugge and Galatasaray In Group A of the 2019/2020 champions league. Teams drawn in Group B are Bayern...

Virgil Dijk edges out Messi, Ronaldo to win UEFA player of the year

Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk has been named UEFA player of the year, knocking out Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The centre-half was handed the award in Monaco...