Buhari Endorses 10-Year Football Development Masterplan

Buhari Endorses 10-Year Football Development Masterplan

President Muhammadu Buhari has described football as the number one sport in Nigeria and a national asset.  According to the president, his administration will resist any attempt to undermine its development.  Buhari stated this when he received the 10-year Football...
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African Super League Kicks Off In August 2023

African Super League Kicks Off In August 2023

President of Confederation of African Football (CAF), Patrice Motsepe, on Sunday announced that the confederation’s Executive Committee has resolved that the African Super League will kick off in August 2023.  Motsepe who said the league would be launch...
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FC Barcelona End Season With Dire Defeat 

Barcelona’s season ended with a whimper as Villarreal sealed a 2-0 LaLiga win at Camp Nou on Sunday.  The Catalan club’s spot in next season’s UEFA Champions League was secured earlier in May.  But manager Xavi will be disappointed his...
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Manchester City Back On Top After Victory At Leeds

Manchester City Back On Top After Victory At Leeds

Manchester FC City returned to the top of the Premier League standings after thumping Leeds United 4-0 at Elland Road on Saturday.  Liverpool had regained top spot earlier in the day with a 1-0 win at Newcastle United, putting pressure...
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Leads Secure Hard-Earned Point At Crystal Palace

Leads Secure Hard-Earned Point At Crystal Palace

Leeds United moved five points clear of the Premier League relegation zone following a fiercely contested goalless draw at Crystal Palace.  In a scrappy, sometimes bad-tempered clash Wilfried Zaha came closest to scoring but saw his powerful shot well hel...
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Mane Earns Vital Win For Liverpool

Mane Earns Vital Win For Liverpool

Sadio Mane’s first-half goal was enough to give Liverpool victory over West Ham at Anfield and move them back within three points of Premier League leaders Manchester City. Jurgen Klopp’s men deserved the win but it did not come without...
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Ronaldo, Manchester United Left Frustrated In Goalless Draw With Watford 

Ronaldo, Manchester United Left Frustrated In Goalless Draw With Watford 

Manchester United drew goalless at home with lowly Watford at Old Trafford on Saturday, denting their hopes of a top-four finish in the English Premier League (EPL).  The result leaves Manchester United on 47 points in fourth place, two points...
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FCT Win Ramat Cup Football Tournament

FCT Win Ramat Cup Football Tournament

The FCT under-16 boys football team on Saturday defeated their Kano state counterparts 1-0 at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano to win the annual Ramat under-16 boys football tournament.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the competition, n...
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FIFA Clears Ex-England Junior International To Represent Nigeria

FIFA Clears Ex-England Junior International To Represent Nigeria

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says world football governing body FIFA has approved the application of Leicester City FC player Ademola Lookman to switch national association allegiance.  Ademola Olajire, NFF’s Director of Communications, disclos...
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Senegal Beat Egypt To Claim First AFCON Title

Senegal Beat Egypt To Claim First AFCON Title

Sadio Mane made up for an earlier penalty kick miss with the decisive kick on Sunday in Yaounde as Senegal claimed their first Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title.  They claimed the title with a 4-2 penalty kick shootout win over Egypt...
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Bayern Munich Extend Bundesliga Lead To 9 Points

Bayern Munich Extend Bundesliga Lead To 9 Points

Bayern Munich had to fight hard for a 3-2 win against RB Leipzig on Saturday to extend their 2021/2022 Bundesliga lead over Borussia Dortmund to nine points.  Thomas Müller broke the deadlock in the Allianz Arena in the 12th minute,...
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Egypt Beat Cameroon On Penalties

Egypt Beat Cameroon On Penalties

Goalkeeper Gabaski was the hero, saving two penalties as Egypt edged past hosts Cameroon in a penalty shootout after a goalless draw to set up an Africa Cup of Nations final against Senegal. Sunday’s final sets up a tantalising meeting...
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AFCON 2021: We Didn’t Deserve To Lose To Tunisia, Says Eguavoen

AFCON 2021: We Didn’t Deserve To Lose To Tunisia, Says Eguavoen

Super Eagles interim coach Augustine Eguavoen on Sunday said his team did not deserve to lose against Tunisia in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) round of 16 game.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that title favourites...
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AFCON 2021:Tunisia, Good Test For Eagles, Says Moses Simon

AFCON 2021:Tunisia, Good Test For Eagles, Says Moses Simon

Super Eagles winger Moses Simon says their Round of 16 opponents, Tunisia, would be a good test for the team.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Super Eagles will file out against the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia...
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