Monday, June 17, 2019

CAF president Ahmad arrested in France

"FIFA is asking the French authorities for any information that might be relevant to investigations taking place within its Ethics Committee."

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles crash out of FIFA U20 World Cup

The victors of the continental clash earned a spot in the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019.

Inter Milan appoint ex-Chelsea, Antonio Conte, manager

The 49-year-old returns to work in Italy after being dismissed by Chelsea at the end of last season.

Flying Eagles advance to FIFA U20 World Cup round of 16

The Paul Aigbogun boys advanced to the round of 16 as one of the four best third-placed sides, or “best losers” as it is referred to in Nigerian parlance.

Champion! Ahmed Musa wins Saudi league title with Al Nassr

Nigeria’s Ahmed Musa has won the Saudi Arabia Professional Football League (SAPFL) title with Al Nassr, which recorded a 2-1 victory over Al Batin at the King Fahd International Stadium, Riyadh.

“I’ve NOT retired” – Yaya Toure

Former Manchester City and Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure says he is "still in contention to play for a few more years", despite his agent announcing his apparent retirement last week.

Salah, Mane, Aubameyang top Premier League goal chart

The race to be crowned the English Premier League’s leading scorer this season ended in a three-way tie on Sunday as the African trio of Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mohamed Salah shared the Golden Boot.

English clubs snatch European trophies from rest of continent

English clubs have marked their return to prominence on the European stage in a week punctuated by spellbinding drama with Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur set to meet in just the second all-English Champions League final next month.

Resurgent Tottenham beat Ajax to set up all-English Champions League final

Lucas Moura scored a dramatic 96th-minute winner to cap an astonishing Tottenham fightback against Ajax and set up an all-English Champions League final against Liverpool.

NFF president Pinnick charged with N4 billion fraud

The President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr Amaju Pinnick, and four other officers of the federation have been charged by the Federal Government with an alleged misappropriation of funds.
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