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Saraki lauds Super Falcon’s WAFU Cup victory   

Senate President Bukola Saraki, on Monday, lauded the Super Falcons for lifting the 2019 WAFU Cup ”following their soul-lifting display in the finals of the game last Saturday in Abidjan.” Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, said the country cannot but be proud about the patriotism…

Manchester City retain title as Guadiola agrees toughest EPL

Ma chesty City win

Manchester City let Liverpool dream for 83 seconds before slamming the door shut on any possibility that the last day of the Premier League season would provide one final dramatic twist in the tale. This was the time it took for Sergio Aguero to put Manchester City level after Glenn Murray had stunned the visiting…

Chelsea in Top Four, edge out Man United, Arsenal

The Blues watched with glee as all of their top-four rivals dropped points over the weekend to guarantee their return to Europe’s top table. Chelsea made a return to Top Four after their exit in the last year of Antonio Conte as manager in 2017-2018. Chelsea returned to the UEFA Champions League when the defeated…

Breaking: Ajax beat Tottenham in first leg Champions League tie

Ajax closed in on a first Champions League final for 23 years as Donny van de Beek’s early goal beat an injury-hit Tottenham 1-0 in the first leg of their semi-final on Tuesday. Van de Beek’s opener on 15 minutes was just rewarded for the Dutch side’s first-half dominance as Tottenham badly missed the presence…

Man City’s scrappy 1-0 away win over Burnley move one step to EPL title

Manchester City stand just two victories away from retaining their Premier League title after Sergio Aguero’s second-half goal gave them a scrappy victory over Burnley at Turf Moor. Aguero’s 64th-minute goal – bundled in and given via goal-line technology despite Matthew Lowton’s attempted clearance – summed up much of City’s performance as Burnley’s organisation and…

Klopp: Liverpool players motivated by fans

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says his players are not motivated by the “Holy Grail” of the Premier League title but by the club’s supporters. The Anfield club have not won the title since 1990 but went back to the top with a 2-0 win in Cardiff. They are two points clear of Manchester City. “If…

With 4-0 loss to Everton, Man United close chances of EPL Top 4

Manchester United May have missed the Top Four spot with their 4-0 loss to Everton. The Top Four guarantees they would play in the UEFA Champions League next season. Manchester United are placed Sixth behind Manchester City, Tottenham HotsSpurs, Arsenal and Chelsea on the English Premiership League table with the season running out. Indeed, their…

Ambode receives UEFA Champions League trophy in Lagos

…Lauds Okocha, Puyol’s Contributions To Football Development Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday received the UEFA Champions League Trophy alongside its Ambassador and former captain of Barcelona FC of Spain, Carles Puyol in Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja. Puyol, a three-time Champions League winner is in Nigeria on a three-day visit to lead the…

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