Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Nigeria names final AFCON 2019 squad

Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho and Rotherham United midfielder Semi Ajayi were the two players dropped by coach Gernot Rohr from a 25-man provisional squad.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Liverpool destroy Barcelona to reach Champions League final

Liverpool are into their second successive Champions League final after overcoming Barcelona with a stunning second-leg fightback on an epic night at Anfield.

Oduduru finishes 100m in 9.86 seconds, breaks Nigeria’s 13-year jinx

Divine Oduduru has broken Nigeria’s thirteen years sub 10 seconds jinx in the 100 meters race.

Nigerian footballer arrested in India for drug trafficking

At a time Nigerians are being executed in Saudi Arabia over drug deals, one would have thought that others would stay away from crime.
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