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FIFA bans ex-Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia for life

The world football governing body, Fedration of International Football Associations, a FiFA, has banned former Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia, for life from football activities and football-related activities. Siasia’s ban came on Thursday in the wake of FIFA’s investigations into offences of match fixing and crimes linked to the convicted Singaporean match fixer for international…

We’ll return 3SC to Nigerian Premier League next season -Gov Makinde

… says team will regain lost glory …stakeholders commend govt for uncommon support Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said on Wednesday that his government would transform the Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) and return it to the Nigerian Premier League. Governor Makinde, who spoke at the Stakeholders Forum he hosted in the State of…

Manchester United defeat Chelsea 4-0

Manchester United had a run on rival Chelsea with a 4-0 drab bing at Old Trafford. It was a nightmare for the new Blues manager at the start of the season in the Premier League at Old Trafford. Frank Lampard had to endure this difficult start to life as Chelsea boss with their 4-0 thrashing…

Premier League clubs should pay living wage to staff

Premier League clubs have been urged to pay all staff above the minimum wage after spending £1.41bn on players. Many cleaners, security guards, caterers and other staff do not earn enough money to cover the cost of living, the charity Citizens UK said. It said only four out of 20 Premier League clubs have committed…

Sanwo-Olu: Lagos ready to host U-20 Women World Cup

…Governor Receives FIFA Team, NFF Leaders After Facilities Inspection Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured the safety of participants and visitors coming to the State for the Under-20 Women World Cup in 2020. The State, the Governor guaranteed, will ensure improvement in the condition of all sporting facilities already inspected by the Fédération…

AFCON: Nigeria clinch 3rd place, beat Tunisia 1-0

Nigeria’s Super Eagles beat the Catharge Eagles of  Tunisia 1-0 in the third-place game at the African Cup of Nations on Wednesday. The only goal of the match was scored by Odion Ighalo, the tournament’s leading scorer very early in the game. Ighalo scored from close range in the third minute when he took advantage…

AFCON: Algeria beat Nigeria 2-1 to play in final

Nigeria lost to Algeria on Sunday in their AFCON semi final match played in Egypt. A late direct free-kick from Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez sent Algeria through to Friday’s CAN 2019 final where they face Senegal at the Cairo International Stadium. Nigeria’s Super Eagles had managed to claw themselves back into a tie via the penalty spot in a…

Nigeria beat South Africa, through to semi- final

William Troost-Ekong scored a dramatic late winner to send Nigeria into the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final at the expense of South Africa. Samuel Chukwueze hit the opener as he controlled Alex Iwobi’s cross, before scoring at the second attempt. Bongani Zungu equalised with a header initially ruled out for offside before VAR replays showed…

Lawan hails Super Eagles

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has felicitated with Nigeria’s Super Eagle for beating the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon 3-2 in the ongoing 2019 African Cup of Nation (AfCON) in Egypt. Lawan said the victory which advanced Nigeria to quarter-finals of the tournament was well deserved considering the high skills and dexterity exhibited by Super Eagles. A…

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