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Asisat Oshoala crowned as African women player of the year CAF 2019. .

Sadio Mane and Asisat Oshoala were crowned as African Player of the Year and African Women’s Player of the Year at the CAF Awards 2019 held at the Albatros Citadel Sahl Hasheesh Resort in...

BREAKING: Sadio Mane Wins Africa Footballer Of The Year – #CAFAwards2019

Liverpool star Sadio Mane has been crowned the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Africa’s Men Player of the Year for 2019. Mane beat his Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah and 2016 winner Riyad Mahrez of Manchester City and Algeria. ...

Chelsea midfielder officially joins EPL rival

Danny Drinkwater has joined Aston Villa on loan until the end of the season. The player arrived at the club’s training ground to undergo medical examinations on Tuesday and has sealed the move. Chelsea made this...

How Beyonce changed my life – Naomi Osaka

Japanese sensation Naomi Osaka has revealed her excitement at meeting her idol Beyonce, saying the US singer “smelled expensive” and gave her a morale-boosting pep talk at a low point last year. The two-time Grand...

Nigeria needs N14 Billion to prepare for 2020 Olympics – Sports Minister says

Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, has disclosed that Nigeria would need a whooping N14bn to adequately prepare for next year’s Olympics Game in Tokyo but reveals that the ministry has just N2bn...

Bodybuilder set to marry his sex robot girlfriend.

A smitten actor and bodybuilder has vowed to marry his sex robot girlfriend after paying for real plastic surgery to enhance the doll's appearance when "she began to develop a complex". Yuri Tolochko, from Kazakhstan,...

Champions League draw: Man City face Real Madrid, Liverpool draw Atletico

Manchester City will face Real Madrid while holders Liverpool have been drawn against Atletico Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League. Chelsea take on Bayern Munich in a repeat of the 2012 final...

Arsenal, Man City meet over Emery’s replacement

Arsenal have held a meeting with Manchester City coach Mikel Arteta to discuss their managerial vacancy. Gunners chief executive Vinai Venkatesham is thought to have met the Spaniard in the north-west of England after both...

Former Nigerian footballer Philip Osondu dies at 48

Former Nigerian footballer, Philip Osondu has died in Belgium after taking self to the hospital to be examined on Thursday. He was said to have felt unwell at work and decided to visit the hospital...

Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana drop in latest FIFA rankings

Nigeria women’s team has dropped three places in the latest FIFA Women’s ranking released on Friday. Ghana also slipped 10 places down. This was mainly because both West African powerhouses failed to go past the third...

Unnamed Nigerian Player, who impregnated Club President’s Daughter Sacked, for Misconduct

An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Second Division Slovenian club side for gross misconduct and indiscipline after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter. According to a publication on ghanasoccernet.com the...

Sports Minister speaks on Rohr’s contract extension with Super Eagles

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare says the issue of contract extension for Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr lies with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The minister gave the clarification on Wednesday...

Full text of President Buhari’s speech at the inauguration of new ministers

Read the text below… Today marks another milestone in the history of my second term in Office, after Nigerians overwhelmingly voted the All Progressives Congress during the 2019 general elections. The outcome of the election...

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel retires from international football

The 32-year-old has called time on his international career after their third-place finish in Egypt. Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel has announced his retirement from international football. His decision to quit the national team came hours...