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Messi vs Cristiano: Goals, titles and statistics

Messi vs Cristiano: Goals, titles and statistics

There have been more than a handful of great players to play football throughout the years, but only a select few go on to carve their name into the game’s history to be remembered for decades to come. Pele, Diego Maradona, Johan Cruyffand Alfredo Di Stefano are names who everyone with a passing interest in football knows,...

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Ugwuanyi, others for South-East athletics competition

Ugwuanyi, others for South-East athletics competition

Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi is among top personalities expected to grace the maiden South-East Sports Foundation athletics competition slated for the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu, on March 19. The event, originally billed for March 13, was moved forward to allow Enugu Rangers honour a league match in Enugu. The South-East Sports Foundation is a...

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Athletes top priority for COVID-19 vaccine – NOC

Athletes top priority for COVID-19 vaccine – NOC

Secretary-General of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, Olabanji Oladapo, says Nigerian athletes who have qualified for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo will be given special consideration when the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine begins. The Olympics, which was pushed back by a year due to the outbreak of COVID-19, will begin on July 23, though...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic hits back at LeBron James

Zlatan Ibrahimovic hits back at LeBron James

Racism and politics are different things Zlatan Ibrahimovic has reiterated his stance that athletes should not get involved in politics following LeBron James‘ criticism of the AC Milan player. The former Sweden international is not in favour of athletes speaking out about politics, but the Los Angeles Lakers star made clear that he will always express his opinion on such matters....

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Nigerian Footballers Abroad: Francis Uzoho has a fantastic showing, Samuel Chukwueze gets Man of the Match against Atletico Madrid, Samuel Kalu scores in France

Nigerian Footballers Abroad: Francis Uzoho has a fantastic showing, Samuel Chukwueze gets Man of the Match against Atletico Madrid, Samuel Kalu scores in France

A review of how Nigerian players fared abroad over the weekend. Football actions continued around the world, with a host of Nigerian players starring for their respective sides. In the Nigerian Footballers Abroad weekly column, we review the performances of Nigerian players who ply their trade abroad. Francis Uzoho has a fantastic showing Since returning...

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EPL: MAN CITY BEAT WEST HAM 2-1

EPL: MAN CITY BEAT WEST HAM 2-1

Manchester City moved 13 points clear at the top of the Premier League as John Stones sealed a 2-1 win against West Ham that made it 20 successive victories in all competitions for the leaders. Pep Guardiola’s side are closing in on their third Premier League in four seasons thanks to priceless contributions from their...

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Nigerians Players in the Europa League: Peter Olayinka grabs assist against Wilfred Ndidi’s Leicester City

Nigerians Players in the Europa League: Peter Olayinka grabs assist against Wilfred Ndidi’s Leicester City

A review of how Nigerian players fared in the Europa League on Thursday night. Leicester City made a mess of their first-leg Round-of-32 clash a week ago against Slavia Praha and were made to pay for it on Thursday, February 25, 2021, when they lost 2-0n at home to the Czech side. Nigerian forward Peter Olayinka played...

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Joshua to Fury: I’m the boss

Joshua to Fury: I’m the boss

Anthony Joshua insists “all options are open” for the location of his fight with Tyson Fury, and has described himself as “the boss” as talks intensify. Joshua and Fury’s teams are locked in negotiations to finalise the generation-defining heavyweight fight that would crown an undisputed champion. IBF, WBA and WBO titleholder Joshua exclusively told Sky...

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Jaded Bayern struggling to shore up porous defence

Jaded Bayern struggling to shore up porous defence

Bayern Munich are showing chinks in their armour ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League last-16 first leg at Lazio after dropping points and leaking goals in the Bundesliga. The reigning European champions crashed to a 2-1 league defeat at Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday, having already been held to a 3-3 home draw by strugglers Arminia Bielefeld...