2019 U17 AFCON: Golden Eaglets of Nigeria lose 9-10 on penalties against Guinea in semi-final clash

The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria on Wednesday, April 24 lost 9-10 on penalties against Guinea in the semifinals of the 2019 U17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Golden Eaglets of Nigeria failed to reach the final of the 2019 U17 AFCON after losing on penalties to Guinea in the semifinals (CAF) After a goalless 90 […]

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Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala nets brace for Barcelona women in 6-2 trashing of Sevilla

Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala netted a brace for Barcelona Femení in their 6-2 thrashing of Sevilla in a league game on Wednesday, April 24. Asisat Oshoala scored two goals for Barcelona in their 6-2 win over Sevilla (La Liga) In just her second game after returning from injury, Oshoala scored two goals in the […]

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Food and beer at the Masters is incredibly cheap

Masters pimento cheese The Masters is an expensive ticket to get, but once fans are at Augusta National, prices are relatively reasonable, especially for those looking to eat. At Augusta National, fan favorites like pimento cheese and egg salad sandwiches go for just $1.50 each, and fans can get a beer for only $4. The […]

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La Liga president Javier Tebas issues statement on ‘the catastrophic lie of UEFA and ECA’

La Liga president Javier Tebas writes on ‘the catastrophic lie of UEFA and ECA’ (La Liga) ECA and UEFA are working together to create a SuperChampions League without taking into consideration the domestic leagues, who, as competition organisers, defend the collective interests of all professional clubs. These collective interests do not always coincide with the […]

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Super Falcons thrash Icelandic women’s side UMF Selfoss 6-1 in a friendly played in Spain

Super Falcons of Nigeria beat Icelandic side UMF Selfoss 6-1 in a friendly game on Friday (Twitter/NFF) The Super Falcons of Nigeria on Friday, April 5 thrashed Icelandic women’s side UMF Selfoss 6-1 in a friendly game played in Spain.  The Super Falcons are in Spain to play two friendly games in preparation for the […]

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Super Eagles class of 94 honoured at the NFF Awards

The Super Eagles class of 1994 who surprised world football in Nigeria’s first FIFA World Cup was on Monday, April 1 honoured by Nigerian football at the NFF Awards. Super Eagles class of 1994 (Pulse) Led by Dutchman Clemens Westerhof, that Super Eagles generation is generally considered as the finest collection of players ever assembled […]

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Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa wins Player of the Year award at NFF Awards, Super Falcons defender Onome Ebi takes Women’s Player of the Year prize

Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa was named the Player of the Year at the NFF Awards which held on Monday, April 1 at the Eko Hotels and Suites. Super Falcons defender Onome Ebi took home the prize for the Women’s Player of the Year at the second edition of the annual awards’ ceremony. Musa won […]

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Manchester United have confirmed Ole Gunnar Solskjær as the permanent manager on a three-year deal after a successful sting in interim charge. Solskjær was brought in on the interim after Manchester United sacked Jose Mourinho in December. He made an instant impact as a coach with a string of impressive result and went on a […]

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Super Eagles players’ rating in 1-0 friendly win over Egypt

Super Eagles of Nigeria (Instagram/William Troost-Ekong) The Super Eagles of Nigeria ran out 1-0 winners over the Pharaohs of Egypt in a friendly game played on Tuesday, March 26 in Asaba. The Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba erupted just after nine seconds with a goal from Paul Onuachu which was enough to seal the win […]

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Turn your child’s football dream into reality with Kanu Nwankwo

Kanu Nwankwo – helping a child with ball balancing at Greensprings Kanu Football Camp If your child is passionate about football and is ready to become the next champion, then here is an opportunity an opportunity to register your child for the annual Greensprings / Kanu Football Camp taking place in Lagos, from Sunday, 14th […]

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Super Eagles star Ahmed Musa gifts 4M to Nigeria’s U23 side for beating Libya in U23 AFCON qualifier

Ahmed Musa has gifted N4m to the Nigeria’s U23 for their 4-0 win over Libya A Victor Osimhen hat-trick and an assist inspired the Nigerian side to overturn a two-goal deficit after they had lost 0-2 away in Libya last week. Musa had pledged N1m to the team each goal scored to motivate the players […]

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Super Eagles beat Seychelles 3-1 to finish top of Group E in AFCON 2019 qualifiers

The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Friday, March 22 beat Seychelles 3-1 to finish top of Group E of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Super Eagles of Nigeria ran out 3-1 winners over Seychelles in an AFCON 2019 qualifier (Twitter/GovIfeanyiOkowa) With the Super Eagles already through, they needed just a win to ensure […]

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Nigeria 1 Vs 1 Seychelles Live: Super Eagles concede in Asaba after a howler from goalkeeper Uzoho

 The Super Eagles of Nigeria will be rounding up their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying campaign with a home game against Seychelles today, Friday 22. With qualification to AFCON 2019 already sealed, the Super Eagles do not have much to play for but three points to guarantee them a first-place finish in Group […]

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Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles lose 0-2 to Libya in first leg of 2019 AFCON U-23 qualifier

Awoniyi, Chukwueze could not save Nigeria from a heavy defeat to Libya away in Tunisia. The Dream Team lost their first game of the AFCON qualifiers [Twitter/NFF] Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles lost 0-2 to their Libyan counterparts in their first leg 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations (AFCON) encounter played on Wednesday. March 20. Nigeria were […]

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MFM FC extend lead in NPFL group with away draw at Katsina United

MFM FC recorded an away draw to Katsina United to extend their lead in the NPFL. MFM FC recorded an away win in Katsina [Twitter/MFM Lagos] Lagos based side MFM FC have extended their lead in their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) group. MFM FC played out a 1-1 draw away with Katsina United at […]

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Team Nigeria at 2019 Special Olympics racks 18 medals

Nigeria’s Team to the Special Olympics are making the country proud. Team Nigeria Football Team to Special Olympics [Twitter/ Special Olympics Nigeria] Team Nigeria to the ongoing 2019 Special Olympics holding in Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates have racked up a total of 18 medals. The ongoing tournament for Special athletes across the world which […]

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Super Falcons forward Francisca Ordega delighted with Shanghai Shengli move

Francisca Ordega has given her opinion on her move to Shanghai Shengli [Instagram/Franscisca Ordega] Starting from Bayelsa Queens, Ordega is proud to have completed a move to China. Super Falcons forward Francisca Ordega has stated that she is delighted to have completed a move to Shanghai Shengli. The 25-year-old earlier confirmed a move to Shanghai […]

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Gernot Rohr says new Super Eagles players can make AFCON 2019 squad

The Super Eagles are in training for their games against Seychelles and Egypt [Twitter/Super Eagles] Rohr explains that their are no guaranteed spots for the 2019 AFCON. Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr has stated that the new invitees to the team can make the final squad to the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON). […]

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AFCON 2019 hosts Egypt unveil new Puma jersey

Egypt’s new home jersey [Twitter/EFA] AFCON hosts Egypt dump Adidas to sign new deal with Puma until 2022. 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) hosts Egypt have dumped International kit makers Adidas for Puma as they show off their new jersey for the upcoming tournament in their country. Egypt were named 2019 AFCON hosts after […]

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Man City star De Bruyne signs with Jay Z’s Roc Nation Sports

Kevin de Bruyne signs with Jay Z’s Roc Nation Sports (Twitter/Roc Nations Sports) Manchester City star Kevin de Bruyne is the latest football star to join forces with Roc Nation Sports, the sports management firm of rap legend Jay Z.  De Bruyne has left the J&S International Football Management to join Roc Nations Sports who […]

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Newly invited Super Eagles stars Onuachu, Effiong and Udo perform in front of their new teammates in induction ceremony

Super Eagles of Nigeria are already in camp ahead of the games against Seychelles and Egypt (Twitter) Onuachu, Effiong and Udo are with the Super Eagles for the first time ahead of the games against Seychelles and Egypt during the current international break. At the Super Eagles camp in Asaba, the new Super Eagles players […]

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Eden Hazard Speaks On Moving To Real Madrid

Eden Hazard Chelsea star Eden Hazard has expressed his desire to help the team win the Europa League before considering a move to Real Madrid. Zinedine Zidane promised “changes” this summer after returning to Real Madrid this month. This has further triggered reports that the Spanish team will want to lure the Belgian to a […]

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Messi, Dybala model new Argentina kit for 2019 Copa America

Check out photos of the new Argentina jersey for the 2019 Copa America. Lionel Messi models the new Argentina jersey [Instagram/Leo Messi] Barcelona star Lionel Messi joined Juventus forward Paulo Dybala to model the Argentine kit for the upcoming 2019 Copa America. Messi has returned to the Argentina national team set up for the first […]

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Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala scores as Barcelona women beat Atletico Madrid

Asisat Oshoala can’t stop scoring for Barcelona [Twitter/Barcelona Femeni] Watch Asisat Oshoala score goal number five for Barcelona in front of 60,000 people. Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala was again on target for Barcelona Femení in their 2-0 away win against Atletico Madrid Femenino in a Liga Iberdrola encounter played on Sunday, March 17. The […]

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MFM FC, FC Ifeanyi Ubah record wins in matchday 11 to stay top of NPFL groups

MFM FC and FC Ifeanyi Ubah are still on top of the NPFL groups after 11 games this season. MFM FC of Lagos and FC Ifeanyi Ubah both recorded wins to stay top of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) groups after matchday eleven encounters played on Sunday, March 17. FC Ifeanyi Ubah recorded a hard […]

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When is the Nigeria vs. Seychelles Africa Cup of Nations qualifier and how can I watch?

Goal brings you everything you need to know about the Egypt qualification billed for the Nigerian city of Asaba Nigeria are gunning for their fourth victory in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification against Seychelles. Although the Super Eagles have secured a place in Egypt, they will be hoping to end the qualifying series […]

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Ronaldo charged over ‘cojones’ celebration as Juventus sweat on possible Champions League ban

The Portuguese superstar has become the subject of a disciplinary investigation from UEFA following his actions during a meeting with Atletico Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo has been charged by UEFA with improper conduct, with Juventus now waiting to discover whether the Portuguese will be sanctioned over his ‘cojones’ celebration against Atletico Madrid. The 34-year-old forward has […]

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Inside the Arsenal academy: Mertesacker provides unique insight into Gunners’ youth system

The former Germany international has explained that it is not just about success on the pitch for the club’s gifted youngsters Per Mertesacker has made it clear that Arsenal are as concerned with preparing their academy players for life off the pitch as they are with developing future first-team stars. The former centre-back was named the […]

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Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo beat Messi to Champions League Player of the Week award

Cristianio Ronaldo’s three goals against Atletico Madrid Madrid earns him the Champions League round of 16 award. Cristiano Ronaldo comeback performance is voted the best of the week in the Champions League [EPA] Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has beaten his rival Barcelona forward Lionel Messi to the Champions League Player of the Week award. The […]

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Messi mission on course after masterclass against Lyon

Lionel Messi scored twice against Lyon in the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday. Lionel Messi pledged at the start of the season to bring “that beautiful cup” back to the Camp Nou and on the evidence of Wednesday night, few would bet against him. Barcelona’s 5-1 thrashing of Lyon in their Champions League last […]

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Real Madrid secure 50 million-euro Militao from Porto

Eder Militao will join Real Madrid in the close season having spent just a year at FC Porto Real Madrid have clinched a deal to sign the Brazilian defender Eder Militao, 21, from Portuguese champions FC Porto from next season, the two clubs announced on Thursday. The centre-back is the Spanish giants’ first signing since […]

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Southgate rules out England exit before Euro 2020

‘I love the job I’m in,’ said Gareth Southgate. ‘I’m proud to be England manager’ Gareth Southgate has no plans to leave the England job before Euro 2020 but admits his future is uncertain after that. Southgate led England to their first World Cup semi-final appearance since 1990 during a memorable run in Russia last […]

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Nigerian basketball star Jordan Nwora named Most Improved Player in American ACC college division

Jordan Nwora has been rewraded for his consistency this season [Instagram /Louisville] Jordan Nwora is getting ready for the NBA and has been voted the Most Improved player in the ACC Nigerian basketball star Jordan Nwora has been named the 2019 Most Improved Player in the American Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). The 20-year-old has been […]

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Super Eagles defender Semi Ajayi hits brace in Rotherham United’s win over QPR

Watch Semi Ajayi scores two goals for Rotherham United as they win their first away game of the season. Semi Ajayi was again the hero for Rotherham against QPR [Twitter/Rotherham United] Super Eagles defender Semi Ajayi hit a brace for Rotherham United in their 2-1 win against Queens Park Rangers in a Sky Bet Championship […]

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Danish player of Nigerian descent Philip Billing reveals a fan called him a black donkey

Philip Billing was racially abused by a fan Born to Nigerian parents Philip Billing says a Huddersfield Town fan called him a black donkey Danish player of Nigerian descent Philip Billing has revealed that a Huddersfield Town fan called him a black donkey. The 22-year-old Billing has played for Denmark at youth levels but is born […]

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Charleroi forward Victor Osimhen makes Team of the Week in Belgium

Victor Osimhen heroics for Royal Sporting Charleroi earned him a spot in the Team of the Week [Twitter Africa Sport] Victor Osimhen’s 11th goal of the season earns him a place in the Team of the Week. Royal Sporting Charleroi forward Victor Osimhen has been included in the Belgium First Division Team of the Week […]

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Nigerian defender Kelechi John nominated for the Best Player award in Portugal

Kelechi John has an opportunity to be named the best player in Portugal [Facebook/Rio Ave] 20-year-old Kelechi John will compete for the best player award in Portugal. Nigerian defender Kelechi John has been nominated for the Best Player award in Portugal. The 20-year-old who plays for Rio Ave will compete alongside 21 other nominees for […]

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Super Falcons stars Asisat Oshoala, Oparanozie unveil Nigeria’s 2019 World Cup jerseys in France

Super Falcons stars Asisat Oshoala, Oparanozie unveil Nigeria’s 2019 World Cup jerseys (Twitter/NFF) Nigeria’s women will be wearing the home and away Nike jerseys that were unveiled in 2018.   Super Falcons stars Asisat Oshoala and Desire Oparanozie were all in Paris, France on Monday, March 11 to help unveil Nigeria’s 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup […]

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Super Eagles forward Henry Onyekuru fires brace for Galatasaray

Henry Onyekuru now has 11 goals this season for Galatasaray [Twitter/Galatasaray] Super Eagles forward Henry Onyekuru fired a brace for Galatasaray in their 5-0 win against Antalyaspor in a Turkey Super Lig encounter played on Monday, March 11. Onyekuru who moved to Galatasaray on loan from Everton has returned to good goalscoring form after a […]

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Enugu Rangers earn 1-1 draw away against Salitas of Burkina Faso in 5th group game of CAF Confederation Cup

Enugu Rangers were unable to get three points in Burkina Faso Only a win in their last game will give Enugu Rangers a chance of qualifying to the knockout stages. Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) outfit Enugu Rangers earned a 1-1 draw against Salitas of Burkina Faso in their fifth group encounter of the ongoing […]

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Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze scores winner as Villarreal beat Levante in LaLiga relegation battle

Watch Samuel Chukwueze dance Zanku after scoring in the 96th minute for Villarreal. Samuel Chukwueze was mobbed by Villarreal teammates after scoring the winner against Levante (Twitter / LaLiga) Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze scored the winner as Villarreal beat Levante in a Spanish LaLiga relegation battle played on Sunday, March 10. Chukwueze has struggled […]

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Pogba crashes interview with Rashford and Lukaku to celebrate Manchester United’s win against PSG

Marcus Rashford (left) and Romelu Lukaku [BT Sport] Despite being suspended Pogba was so happy for his teammates he hijacked their interview. Paul Pogba crashed an interview with his teammates Marcus Rashford and Romelu Lukaku as they celebrated a win in the UEFA Champions League over Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday, March 6. Pogba was suspended […]

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Madrid failure puts Solari under fire and faith in youth to the test

Santiago Solari said he would not give up as coach of Real Madrid but the decision will probably not be his to make. Zinedine Zidane earned the right to decide himself and chose to leave last summer. “It would have been difficult for me to win again next year,” Zidane said in May. “There have […]

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Rotherham defender Semi Ajayi retains position in Championship Team of the Week

Semi Ajayi is on the Team of the Week for the second week [Millers] Super Eagles utility player Semi Ajayi is among the best players in the Championship for the second straight week. Rotherham United defender Semi Ajayi has retained his position in the English Sky Bet Championship Team of the Week for matchday 35. […]

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Twitter pays tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo as Ajax stun Real Madrid in the Champions League

It was also a game that reminded Real Madrid of what they were missing in Ronaldo who left them at the end of last season for Juventus. Cristiano Ronaldo became the focus on Tuesday night as Real Madrid suffered a misery night with a 1-4 home loss to Ajax which knocked them out of the […]

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Balotelli posts goal celebration video on social media mid-match

Mario Balotelli showed off a new goal celebration on Sunday as he took a selfie video with his Marseille teammates and posted it on social media during their 2-0 win over Saint-Etienne.  The Italian scored his fourth goal in six Ligue 1 games since joining Marseille from Nice in January by hooking home Florian Thauvin’s […]

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Fury over disallowed goal as Gor Mahia lose in Algeria

Gor Mahia of Kenya were denied what seemed a legitimate goal when losing 1-0 away to Hussein Dey of Algeria Sunday in a CAF Confederation Cup group match. Ugandan defender Shafik Batambuze soared to nod a corner into the net on 59 minutes and turned to celebrate what the visiting side believed was the equaliser. […]

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