Arsenal’s Walcott Set For Everton Medical

Arsenal forward Theo Walcott is edging closer to a £20 million ($28 million, 23 million euros) move to Everton after he travelled to Merseyside for a medical as Toffees coach Sam Allardyce bids to boost his attacking options. Britain’s Press Association reported that the 28-year-old was due to attend the club’s Finch Farm training ground […]

Arsene Wenger

Wenger Vows To Replace Sanchez, Ozil With Class Acts

Arsene Wenger moved to allay the fears of Arsenal fans on Tuesday saying he would replace both Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil with world-class players should they end up leaving. Both Sanchez, who came close to moving to Manchester City on the final day of the last transfer window in August, and Ozil’s contracts are […]

Jose Mourinho

Mourinho lambasts Scholes

Jose Mourinho has lambasted former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes after he criticised the manager and key players in his role as a TV pundit. Scholes singled out Paul Pogba, the club’s record signing, after his anonymous performance in the weekend draw with Southampton. But the French international was far more impressive in the 2-0 […]

Ecobank MD Applauds Okpekpe Road Race Silver Label Status

The Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria Limited, Charles Kie has commended Pamodzi Sports Marketing, organisers of 10km Okpekpe International Road Race on the recent upgrade of the Road Race to silver Label by International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). The bank Managing Director stressed that the elevation does not only lend credence to the standard and popularity of […]

Anthony Joshua defends title

Anthony Joshua Defends Title, Knocks Carlos Takam Out

Nigerian-born British boxing champion Anthony Joshua has defeated Carlos Takam with tenth round technical knockout at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff Wales. Joshua’s win last night made him retain the IBF world heavyweight title before 78,000 unsatisfied fans booing at decision to stop the fight which obviously could not continue. The Nigerian born had told […]

Man Utd lose 2-1 at Huddersfield

Manchester United fell to a shock 2-1 defeat at promoted Huddersfield Town on Saturday as Pep Guardiola’s free-scoring Manchester City moved five points clear at the Premier League summit. Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre scored at the John Smith’s Stadium to give Huddersfield a first win over United since 1952 and condemn Jose Mourinho’s side […]

Nwankwo Kanu Launches N1 Billion Jackpot Lotto to Support Kanu Heart Foundation

Legendary Nigerian footballer and philanthropist, Nwankwo Kanu, is launching the biggest lotto in Africa to raise funds for the Kanu Heart Foundation (KHF) (www.KanuHeartFoundationNg.com) and help build a specialist cardiac hospital in Abuja. The KHF lotto offers a jackpot starting at N1 billion and will be run in conjunction with AfroMillonsLotto (www.AfroMillionsLotto.com). It offers twice-weekly draws […]

Qualifiers so far for 2018 World Cup

The 15 nations that have already booked their place for the 2018 World Cup in Russia with final qualifying matches still to be played: Europe: Belgium, England, Germany, Poland, Russia (as hosts), Spain Africa: Egypt, Nigeria Asia: Iran, Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea North, Latin America: Costa Rica, Mexico South America: Brazil