Sports Features

Victor Moses and Antonio Conte

Moses reaches Chelsea promised land, but has challenges

This season, he went from fringe to main, next season’s target should be to become the best.

Gonzalo Higuain celebrates after scrong one of his goals

Five things we saw from Champions League semi-final matches

Higuain has now scored 31 goals this season for Juventus.

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid [Photo: www.mirror.co.uk]

UCL Semifinal | A Madrid derby too close to call

But this is a derby that could go either way because of their many trysts in the last 36 months.

Ifeanyi Ubah FC

Four matches to watch | London neighbours can’t afford to falter as Totti marks 25th Roma anniversary

Arsenal are chasing their normal seasonal title – fourth place in the league.

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Ugo Ehiogu: Celebrating late England International of Nigerian descent

Ugo Ehiogu played for Aston Villa between 1991 – 2001 where he earned over 200 appearances.

FC Barcelona [Photo: Goal.com]

Four matches to watch: Barcelona must win Clasico, Spurs have London edge

Arsenal also face Manchester City in the FA Cup semi-final.

Rangers

Seven things we saw last week: Rangers crash, Ronaldo sets record

Elaine Thompson runs the 100m in a season-best time of 10.75s.

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UEFA Champions League | Five things we saw at the quarterfinals

With the bombing and the injury to Borussia’s Marc Bartra, playing the match less than 24 hours afterwards was callous.

Rangers

Four matches to watch | Rangers need miracle as Mourinho plans to get over Chelsea

There is also a battle between the two Milan giants.

Coach Imama Amakapabo

The ‘Ranierisation’ of Enugu Rangers’ Amakapabo

The coach does not feel angered by his sack; he feels his task was completed.

Finally, Garcia wins first Masters title [Photo: www.cbc.ca]

Seven things we saw last week | NPFL faced hooliganism threat as couple won Paris marathon

Garcia finally became a master.

Real Madrid [Photo: The Morung Express]

Four matches to watch: Rangers need African revival as Real dare Atletico at Bernabeu

Bayern Munich also host Dortmund in Germany.

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THROWBACK: Nigeria’s unprecedented African Olympic soccer gold at Atlanta ’96

The Nigerian team got to America early, way before every other teams, and trained unnoticed and unannounced.

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7 things we saw last week | Moses helps Gent over Brugge, Federer reigns again as Westbrook sets NBA record

Monaco striker, Kylian Mbappe, became the youngest player to debut for the French national team since 1955.

Rangers

Four matches to watch: Rangers need their luck to turn as Anfield turns red and blue

Liverpool play Everton at Anfield.

Tobi Amusan

Seven things we saw last week | Amusan leads the world, Buffon gets to 1000 as Vettel outlasts Hamilton

Podolski retires from German national team.

Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

THROWBACK: Recalling Nigeria’s historic World Cup debut

In the end, Nigeria was adjudged the most entertaining team of the 1994 FIFA World Cup.

Super Eagles

Four matches to watch | Plateau Utd seek to reclaim top spot as Rohr continues Eagles experiment

France and Spain are meeting too.

International friendly between Nigeria vs Senegal [Photo: Naij.com]

The continual ‘Hiving’ of Nigeria’s Super Eagles

”Who picked up the tab for the Nigeria vs Senegal game?”

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Four things Rohr will look out for in match against Senegal

Super Eagles will play the Teranga Lions to prepare for the next round of qualifiers.

Pique and Messi [Photo: Mirror,co.uk]

Seven things we saw last week | Nigerian clubs crash, Essien’s wife buys Italian club and Federer marches on

Pique was not invited to Messi’s wedding

Ahmad Ahmad [Photo: BBC]

What African football needs under Ahmad, Pinnick

There must be stronger local leagues, better trained coaches, and well remunerated players.