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Enyeama May Return Against Stade Rennais FC

Fans always follow the comings and goings of the summer closely, dreaming that their club has brought in the players that will mean they will enjoy a successful season. Rennes supporters, once again, no doubt felt that as they watched a wealth of talent arrive at Roazhon Park, notably Ismaïla Sarr, Wahbi Khazri and Faitout Maouassa. The fact is that ...

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Bumper Cash For Eagles, Players To Share $12.5m FIFA Qualification Bonus

All the players that featured for the Super Eagles on their way to qualifying for the 2018 World Cup will share from the $12.5m largesse due Nigeria for being among the 32 teams to vie for honours in Russia officials of the NFF have said. FIFA will pay the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) $12.5 million (about N4.5 billion), which is ...

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El Gohary, Father Of Modern Egyptian Football Compared To Stephen Keshi

Not often do great footballers make great managers, from Diego Maradona to Bobby Charlton, Alfredo de Stefano to Michel Platini, an overwhelming majority of players who have set the football world alight with their talents failed to make the cut as top-class coaches. But then there are the Johan Cruyffs and the Zinedine Zidanes of this world…and there is Mahmoud ...

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Ozil Says He’s Off To Man U’, Madrid ‘Regret Not Selling Bale’, Rebellion Looms At Chelsea

We are so silly. We’ve spent thousands of hours speculating about where Mesut Ozil will be playing his football next season, when the man himself has known all along. And now he has revealed it. The Mirror claims the enigmatic German playmaker has “told his Arsenal team-mates” that he will be signing for Manchester United. He’s very confident of this ...

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England, Russia Plan Super Eagles Friendlies

…Germany Undecided With Nigeria’s Super Eagles emerging as the first African country to make the World Cup cut, Russia 2018, other national teams have been seeking to tango with the Eagles in friendly games. One of them is the Three Lions of England, which has also qualified for the Mundial and the 1966 World Cup champions  is said to be ...

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Conte Says Moses, Others Forcing Him To Use Fringe Players

Antonio Conte has assured Chelsea fans they will see more of their fringe players after injuries to key players in the last two weeks. The Blues have had to endure injuries to key players with the latest coming in their Premier League defeat to Crystal Palace. Victor Moses was withdrawn after he picked a hamstring injury, same kind of injury ...

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Ameobi’s Goals Keep Notts County Atop English League Two

Kevin Nolan’s Notts County made a return to the top of SkyBet League Two on Saturday after a 2-1 home victory against Barnet. Goals from Shola Ameobi and Mark Yates sealed the victory, and ensured the Meadow Lane club leapfrogged Exeter City into first position. It was 36-year-old Ameobi’s birthday in midweek, and he celebrated by scoring with a header ...

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International Friendly: NFF Confirm Approach From England

England have reportedly contacted Nigeria over a friendly game with the Super Eagles of Nigeria to help both teams prepare for the World Cup in Russia next year. Just like Nigeria, the Three Lions of England are through to next year World Cup; hence the need to play preparatory games has become imperative before the start of the tournament next ...

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Nura Abdullahi Trains With Roma Ahead Chelsea Tie

Roma concluded their preparations for its UEFA Champions League clash against Chelsea with highly rated Nigerian right back Nura Abdullahi taking part in their tactical sessions. Nura is yet to make his first team bow for the club, but the 20 year old had his contract at the club extended till 2022 after a string of impressive performances for the ...

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Eagles To Hit Spain From Algeria After World Cup Qualifiers

Preparations are ongoing for the senior national team of Nigeria to play a friendly game in Spain after their dead rubber World Cup 2018 Qualifiers tie against Algeria in Algiers. Nigeria are already through to the World Cup which will be holding in Russia next year, with a game to spare hence the need for the team to start lining ...

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