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Dakar Gears Up To Support The Lions Of The Teranga Ahead Of AFCON Final

Dakar Gears Up To Support The Lions Of The Teranga Ahead Of AFCON Final

Fans in Dakar’s neighbourhoods are painting the streets red, yellow and green in the national colours of the flag ahead of the AFCON final on Friday (July 19) against Algeria. Few believed the national team would get to the final, the first time since 2002. But now they have the mood of anticipation and excitement […]

Former UEFA chief Platini questioned in Qatar World Cup probe – judicial source

Former UEFA chief Platini questioned in Qatar World Cup probe – judicial source

Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained and questioned by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the World Cup to Qatar, a French judicial source confirmed to Reuters. The detention and questioning of the former French soccer star was first reported by French investigative website Mediapart and Le […]

UEFA enters online video market with Bundesliga highlights

UEFA enters online video market with Bundesliga highlights

UEFA launched on Thursday their own on-demand video platform which will include free Bundesliga highlights in Britain and France. The OTT — over the top — service also has 60 years of archive footage of men’s matches as well as women’s and youth football. From next season round-ups from the German league as well as […]

‘It’s Good To Be Back:’ Serena Eases To Victory In Rome Return

‘It’s Good To Be Back:’ Serena Eases To Victory In Rome Return

Serena Williams made a winning return from injury beating Swedish qualifier Rebecca Petersen 6-4, 6-2 to advance to the second round of the Italian Open clay-court tournament on Monday. Williams, 37, has not played since a hard-fought three-set win over Petersen in the second round at the Miami Open in March before withdrawing with a […]

Djokovic crashes out at Monte Carlo

Djokovic crashes out at Monte Carlo

World number one Novak Djokovic’s French Open preparations were dealt with a blow as he suffered a 6-3 4-6 6-2 defeat by Russian Daniil Medvedev in the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals on Friday (April 19). Djokovic, a two-time champion in Monte Carlo, roared back to level the contest after dropping the first set but that […]

Puyol and Okocha Play An Unmissable Match in Uyo

Puyol and Okocha Play An Unmissable Match in Uyo

Former Champions League winner and legendary international footballer, Carles Puyol, who is in Nigeria as part of the UEFA Champions League Tour presented by Heineken®, played an Unmissable Match today as Captain of the Chairman team against a Shine Shine Bobo team led by Jay Jay Okocha at the Godswill Akpabio stadium in Uyo.   […]

Tiwa Savage Proves Love For Football With Unmissable Match

Tiwa Savage Proves Love For Football With Unmissable Match

With Nigerian football lovers raving about the Unmissable Match set to hold today as part of the UEFA Champions League Tour, music superstar Tiwa Savage joined in on the frenzy tweeting her support for the game. Ex-Barcelona captain, Puyol will be playing as Captain of the Chairman Team alongside ex-Nigerian internationals, current NPFL wavemakers, Akwa […]

FC Barcelona’s Puyol Is In Nigeria: Former Super Eagles Midfielder, Mutiu Adepoju Confirms

FC Barcelona’s Puyol Is In Nigeria: Former Super Eagles Midfielder, Mutiu Adepoju Confirms

Three-time Champions League legend, Carles Puyol has just arrived Nigeria on a three-day visit from Tuesday, April 16, to Thursday, April 18.   In a group photo with Jay Jay Okocha, Carles Puyol and Xavier Aguilar at the Lagos Airport, Former Super Eagles Midfielder, LaLiga Ambassador, Mutiu Adepoju confirmed Carles Puyol’s arrival in Nigeria. The ex-Barcelona captain […]

Chelsea Fans Denied Entry To Match Over Alleged Racist Chant – Mo Salah

Chelsea Fans Denied Entry To Match Over Alleged Racist Chant – Mo Salah

Three Chelsea fans were stopped from entering Slavia Prague’s stadium for Thursday’s (April 11) Europa League game after an alleged racist chant about Liverpool’s Egypt international Mohamed Salah circulated on social media. Chelsea, who visit Premier League leaders Liverpool on Sunday (April 14), put a statement on their website condemning any form of discriminatory behaviour […]

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