Sport

April 19, 2021

Jose Mourinho sacked by Tottenham Hotspur

Jose Mourinho has been sacked as Tottenham Hotspur manager after being summoned for talks on Monday morning, less than a week before the Carabao Cup final. Mourinho’s position has come under increasing scrutiny following a run of form that has seen Spurs win just once in their past six games, a period in which the club were dumped out of the Europa League by Dinamo Zagreb in humiliating fashion, fell […]
April 7, 2021

Fifa Bans Chad Indefinitely From Global Football

World football governing body, Fifa has banned Chad from global football until further notice over government interference in the running of the country’s football federation. The move comes after the minister of youth and sports dissolved the Federation of Chad Football Associations in March.After the announcement by the Chadian government, the Confederation of African Football disqualified the national team from last month’s final two rounds of qualifying for the Africa […]
March 28, 2021

Super Eagles Defeat Benin Squirrels, Qualify for 2021 AFCON

Nigeria on Saturday secured her place in next year’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) with a 1-0 victory over Benin Republic at the Charles de Gaulle Stadium in Port Novo. The victory condemned the Beninoise to their first home defeat in eight years. Paul Onuachu who came in as substitute for Kelechi Iheanacho secured all the points for Nigeria with a powerful header three minutes into added time, The three-time […]
March 20, 2021

Champions League Draw: Liverpool play Real Madrid, Chelsea face Porto, Man City meet Borussia Dortmund

Champions League quarter-final draw: Manchester City vs Borussia Dortmund, Porto vs Chelsea, Bayern Munich vs Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid vs Liverpool – the semi-final draw could see Liverpool play Chelsea and Man City take on Bayern or PSG Liverpool have been drawn against Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finals, a repeat of the 2018 final, with Chelsea facing Porto and Manchester City taking on Borussia Dortmund. Holders Bayern Munich […]
March 20, 2021

TOKYO 2020 – No International Fans at the Olympics & Paralympics

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Organising Committee said on Saturday that international spectators will not be allowed to enter Japan during the Olympic Games which are scheduled for this summer. Japanese authorities told the Olympic and Paralympic committees it was “highly unlikely that entry” to the country could be guaranteed. Olympic and Paralympic tickets purchased by overseas residents will be refunded, it said in a statement. “Today, the Five Parties (the […]
March 17, 2021

Chelsea 2-0 Atletico Madrid (agg 3-0): Hakim Ziyech and Emerson Palmieri fire Blues to Champions League Quarter-finals

Chelsea progressed to the Champions League quarter-finals, beating Atletico Madrid 2-0 on Wednesday to complete a 3-0 aggregate win in the last-16 second leg at Stamford Bridge. Olivier Giroud’s spectacular overhead kick separated the sides in Bucharest three weeks ago, giving Chelsea a valuable one-goal advantage that was added to by Hakim Ziyech (34) during the opening half. The Blues extended their record of never having been eliminated from a […]
January 28, 2021

Cristiano Ronaldo flouts Covid-19 Protocols to take Girlfriend on a Birthday Trip —Reports

Cristiano Ronaldo broke coronavirus travel restrictions with a trip to a mountain resort, according to media reports Thursday. Juventus striker Ronaldo allegedly travelled to Courmayeur, 150 kilometres north-west of the Serie A club’s Turin headquarters, for his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez’ birthday. When contacted by AFP, Juve declined to comment. Rodriguez, who turned 27 on Wednesday, apparently posted a video of the couple on a snowmobile on Instagram. She later removed […]
January 27, 2021

Thomas Tuchel Joins Chelsea as Head Coach after Lampard’s Sacking

Thomas Tuchel has been appointed as the new head coach of Chelsea. The German was confirmed on Tuesday as the successor to Frank Lampard, who was sacked on Monday. The club said Tuchel had signed an 18-month contract “with the possibility of an extension”. Chelsea also confirmed that Tuchel would take charge of his first training session on Tuesday evening and will be in the Stamford Bridge dugout for Wednesday’s […]
January 27, 2021

Tokyo Olympics Test Event to be Postponed: Reports

The first Tokyo Olympics test event of 2021 will be postponed due to travel restrictions under Japan’s coronavirus state of emergency, media reported Wednesday. The artistic swimming test event — which will double as the sport’s final qualifier for the Games, and is set to feature around 10 countries — was scheduled to be held at the Tokyo Aquatics Center from March 4-7. It could now be held in April […]
January 26, 2021

Ahmed Musa Set To Join EPL Club, West Brom

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa is set to join Premier League club West Bromwich Albion on a short term deal. The 28-year-old has been unattached since quitting Al Nassr in October 2020. According to Daily Mail, the Baggies have requested a visa for the winger and have also scheduled him for a medical on Wednesday. Capped 95 times by Nigeria, Musa’s career has stalled since he left CSKA Moscow in […]