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Nigeria, Brazil end it 1-1, Rohr set for AFCON

Super Eagles ended their encounter with four World Cup winners, Brazil 1-1 all in a match to tune the Nigerian soccer team for the next AFCON tournament. In a thrilling match in which both team scored in each half with the Nigerian team scoring in the first half and Brazil scored in the second. The…

Messi wins 6th FIFA Best Footballer of the Year Award

Lionel Messi has won the best men’s player at the Best FIFA Football Awards in Milan for the sixth time. However, Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk missed out on the top prize. Messi has been voted the world’s best the sixth time after he had won in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and…

Lampard hails Chelsea despite 1-2 loss to Liverpool

Frank Lampard told his Chelsea players he was proud of their performance against Liverpool and said he could begrudgingly accept defeats if his team played in the manner they did today. First-half goals from Trent Alexander-Arnold and Roberto Firmino saw Premier League leaders Liverpool seize control of Sunday afternoon’s clash at Stamford Bridge. But Chelsea…

Man United lose to Westham 2-0

There have been some bad moments during Manchester United’s dismal decline since Sir Alex Ferguson’s departure. Against such stiff competition, perhaps a 2-0 defeat at West Ham does not stand out as a particularly low point. But there was something about it – so routine, so predictable – that will leave supporters bereft nevertheless. West…

CBN FC beat Unity Bank FC 1-0 to win 2019 AFIFC

The Central Bank of Nigeria Football Club has won the 2019 All Financial Institutions Football Club (AFIFC) competition, beating the Unity Bank Football Club by a lone goal at the game played at the Pa Ngele Oruta Stadium, formerly known as Abakaliki Township Stadium. The only goal of the pulsating match was scored by Lazarus…

PSG trounce Real Madrid 3-0 in Champions League

Angel di Maria scored twice against former employers Real Madrid as Paris St-Germain began their Champions League Group A campaign with a comfortable win. Thomas Meunier’s stoppage-time goal added more embarrassment for the Spanish giants – and heightened the pressure on Real manager Zinedine Zidane, whose win ratio is below 50% since returning to the…

It’s victory for all of us, says Liverpool manager

Liverpool Manager Klopp was quick to laud Van Dijk’s individual displays but pointed out his triumph was one that would not be possible without all of Liverpool’s squad. “Brilliant! It’s really big. I wanted to call him immediately, but he had to go on stage. I’m so happy for him,” Klopp told Liverpool’s official website…

Manager praises Liverpool after 3-1 defeat of Arsenal

Jürgen Klopp praised the ‘desire and passion’ of Liverpool’s performance as they recorded a 3-1 victory over Arsenal at Anfield on Saturday night to maintain their 100 per cent opening to the Premier League campaign. Joel Matip gave the Reds the lead their dominance deserved with a towering header shortly before the break, with Mohamed…

Crystal Palace defeat Manchster United 2-1

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson hailed a “heroic victory” after his side stunned Manchester United with an injury-time winner to record their first victory at Old Trafford since 1989. Full-back Patrick van Aanholt netted in the 93rd minute, thumping in as the ball broke loose following Wilfried Zaha’s burst forward, reports BBC. Daniel James thought…

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