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Naira exchange rate affecting Lagos stadium renovation – Ministry

Naira exchange rate affecting Lagos stadium renovation – Ministry

After close to two decades of abandonment and neglect, the Sunday Dare-led Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, through its Adopt-A-Pitch initiative, brought smiles on the faces of the country’s teeming sports-lovers by securing a Public-Private Partnership funding for the renovation of the football pitch, athletics track and electronic scoreboards of the main bowl of...

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€60m Ndidi, Leicester’s costliest player

€60m Ndidi, Leicester’s costliest player

SUPER EAGLES midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, is Leicester City’s Most Valuable Player, according to reputable football statistics website, Transfermarkt. Ndidi had the highest number of successful tackles in the EPL in the 2017/18 and 2018/19 seasons as well as finishing second behind Manchester United’s Aaron Wan-Bissaka in the 2019/20 league season. The Nigerian was valued at €60m as...

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Solskjaer’s possible replacements: Zidane, Conte, Ten Hag…

Solskjaer’s possible replacements: Zidane, Conte, Ten Hag…

Manchester United coach under pressure Following Manchester United’s 4-2 defeat to Leicester on Saturday, which makes it three Premier Leaguematches without a win, coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is under pressure.  United now face a gruelling run of fixtures, facing Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester City in their next three league games as well as two Champions Leaguegames with Atalanta that could determine whether the Norwegian keeps...

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PSG: Mbappe’s hint that he no longer wants to join Real Madrid?

PSG: Mbappe’s hint that he no longer wants to join Real Madrid?

As the speculation over Kylian Mbappe‘s future roles on, any comment made by either the Frenchman or his immediate surroundings is enough to trigger an investigation over its deeper meaning, given that the World Cup winner will not state bluntly whether he will leave or stay at Paris Saint Germain beyond next year.  Following PSG’s 2-1 win over Angers on...

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I remain one of Africa’s best strikers –Yakubu

I remain one of Africa’s best strikers –Yakubu

FORMER Super Eagles striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni believes he ranks among the best strikers out of Africa. Yakubu sits fifth on the list of all-time African goalscorers in the Premier League with 95 goals, just behind Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor’s 97 for Arsenal, Manchester City, Tottenham and Crystal Palace. The Nigerian featured for Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Everton...

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I grew up cleaning gutters, fetching water for a living – Osimhen

I grew up cleaning gutters, fetching water for a living – Osimhen

SUPER EAGLES and Napoli star, Victor Osimhen, in an interview with compatriot, William Troost-Ekong, on YouTube has opened up on his journey to becoming a professional footballer and how he did menial jobs to survive. Osimhen, who was born in Lagos, completed an €80m deal to move from Lille to Napoli in the summer of 2020 becoming the...

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Rohr to watch Bordeaux 140th anniversary game

Rohr to watch Bordeaux 140th anniversary game

In celebration of Bordeaux’s 140th anniversary, Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, has revealed he will be among fans when the club take on Nantes in a French Ligue 1 clash at the Stade Matmut-Atlantique on Sunday. Bordeaux was founded on October 1, 1881, as a multi-sports club and is one of the most successful football...