Friday, March 27, 2015

Cristiano Ronaldo must face ban or fine for Clasico celebration

Cristiano Ronaldo's provocative celebration in the Clasico “must” see him face a fine or suspension, according to La Liga president Javier Tebas.

The Real Madrid forward taunted the Camp Nou crowd with a 'calm down' gesture after scoring the equaliser in Sunday's clash with Barcelona, although Jeremy Mathieu's opener was eventually added to by Luis Suarez.

Podolski slams media critics

Inter attacker Lukas Podolski has hit out at critics of his performances in Serie A following his loan switch from Arsenal.

The Germany international has received his fair share of criticism in the Italian media since his winter move, with some publications labelling him as the worst signing of the season.

Betrayal or Explanation? Amokachi: I did not pick Eagles

Assistant coach Daniel Amokachi has tried to distance himself from the Super Eagles disastrous showing against Uganda Wednesday night by telling his bosses he did not pick the team.

 A lethargic Nigeria, who handed Eagles debuts to the likes of Odion Ighalo, Moses Simon and Akeem Latifu, were upset 1-0 by Uganda in Uyo Wednesday night.

Friday, March 6, 2015

United v Arsenal promises another cracker

Manchester United and Arsenal have served up some classic FA Cup encounters going back to their first 109 years ago and Monday's quarterfinal under the Old Trafford floodlights promises another special occasion.

Fans of both sides can pick out plenty of memorable moments between the two most successful clubs in the competition with 11 wins apiece.

Cerebral Palsy Football​ grows in Nigeria

Members of the Power Eagles team strike a poseWhen a congenital abnormality at a very tender age seemed to have shattered the ambition of Yusuf Bakare to be a football star, he braved the odds and today, he is the Assistant Captain of the newly formed Power Eagles, Nigeria’s Cerebral Palsy Seven-Aside Football team.

Many years down the lane, there seems to be a glimmer of hope for Yusuf as he can now pursue his ​life-​long ambition of playing football at the ​”​highest level​”​ and be celebrated all over the world.

NFF consoles Kano Pillars over Armed Robbery attack

President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick has condoled with players, officials and management of Nigeria Premier League club, Kano Pillars, who were attacked by armed robbers on the Abuja-Lokoja highway on Thursday afternoon.

Super Eagles to play Bafana Bafana on March 29

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The Nigeria Football Federation announced on Friday that the Senior National Team, Super Eagles, will play a friendly game against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa on Sunday, March 29.


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