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Atletico Madrid ‘silence’ Liverpool with early goal

Atletico Madrid ‘silence’ Liverpool with early goal

Atletico Madrid went ahead with an early goal at the fourth minute against Liverpool all thanks to Saul Niguez who put the home-side in front. The defending champion of Champion League struggled to stage a comeback for a better part of the match but all efforts were abortive as the first leg of their Champions...

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Manchester United close to completing midfielder Bruno Fernandes deal

Manchester United close to completing midfielder Bruno Fernandes deal

Manchester United are confident of completing the transfer of Portuguese international midfielder Bruno Fernandes after a breakthrough in negotiations with Sporting Lisbon. Manchester United are badly in need of midfield reinforcements due to long-term injuries to Paul Pogba and Scott McTominay. READ ALSO: Akwa Ibom State Government promises to resume enforcement of law against illegal...

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Venus Williams : Former world number one Venus Williams withdraws from Brisbane International.

Venus Williams : Former world number one Venus Williams withdraws from Brisbane International.

Former world number one Venus Williams has withdrawn from the season-opening Brisbane International after suffering an “unexpected setback” in training. The 39-year-old, Venus Williams who won the last of her seven Grand Slam singles titles in 2008, hopes to play in Adelaide before the Australian Open on 20th  January. READ ALSO : CAF considers moving...

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Kano Pillars football club gets three-match ultimatum to improve.

Kano Pillars football club gets three-match ultimatum to improve.

Kano Pillars management has handed down a three-match ultimatum to the Coach Ibrahim Musa-led technical crew to improve or face sanction. In a statement signed by the team’s media officer, Idris Malikawa, the team took the decision after reviewing the club’s performance in the last few weeks READ ALSO: Nigeria revives semi-final qualification hopes with...

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Paris reveals golden Marianne logo for 2024 Olympics.

The logo for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, depicting the Olympic flame within a gold medal, has been unveiled in host city Paris. The circular design with Paris 2024 in the art deco style which was in vogue in 1924 when Paris last hosted the Games, also incorporates the lips and outline of Marianne, the...

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Arsenal closes in on Denis Suarez deal

Arsenal are close to completing the signing of Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez. The Spaniard will join the Gunners on loan until the end of the season, with a purchase option in the summer. Suarez has played 71 times for Barcelona since joining in 2013 but has only featured eight times this season. He previously played...

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Flying Eagles to face Saudi Arabia in international friendly

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles will face their Saudi Arabian counterparts in an international friendly on January 22 in Jeddah. The game is expected to prepare the team ahead of next month’s Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Niger Republic. Team Administrator, Aliyu Ibrahim Lawal said arrangements were in top gear for the seven-time African champions to...

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Nigeria’s Super Falcons depart to China for 4-Nation tournament

Nigeria’s women national football team, Super Falcons have departed to China for a 4-Nation tournament as they kick start their preparations for 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup taking place in France, this summer. The delegation comprising 16 players and nine officials left Nigeria, aboard an Egypt Air flight from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja,...

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David Wagner parts way with Huddersfield Town on mutual consent

David Wagner has left Huddersfield Town as manager by mutual consent with the club bottom of the Premier League. The German took over as Terriers boss in November 2015 and led them to promotion to the Premier League in 2016-2017 through the Championship play-offs. ELSEWHERE,  Nigerian midfielder Ifeanyi Ifeanyi has signed a three year deal...

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American John Isner crashes out of Australian Open

American John Isner became the first top-10 player to fall on the opening day of the Australian Open as he was stunned by world number 97 Reilly Opelka. Isner, seeded ninth in Melbourne, was beaten 7-6 7-6 6-7 7-6 by compatriot Opelka in just over three hours. The victory was Opelka’s first in the main...

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