Tunde Eludini

Tunde Eludini is a graduate of the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Nigeria where he studied International Relations. He is a Senior Correspondent coordinating the sports section for PREMIUM TIMES. Twitter@tundeyeludini

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Plateau United

NPFL Round-Up: Plateau United return to top spot

Plateau United are back at the summit of the Nigeria Professional Football League log following a 2-0 win over Dakkada at the New Jos Stadium on Sunday Tosin Omoyele and Oche Ochowechi were on target for the Peace Boys who now have 36 points from 20 games. Lobi Stars who…

Arsenal fc

EPL: Saka shines again as Arsenal romp to big win over Newcastle

Nigeria-born Bukayo Saka put up another impressive shift as Arsenal secured their biggest win in recent times as they thumped Newcastle 4-0 in the Premier League tie played at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday. Saka provided an assist, his eighth in all competitions this season, as Arsenal continued to show…

The Super Eagles of NigeriaVs Brazil. The team retains 31st position on FIFA ranking

2021 AFCON Qualifiers: Super Eagles to battle Leone Stars in Asaba

The uncertainties around where the Super Eagles will play their next game in the qualifying series for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations has now been quelled by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). In a statement issued on Sunday, the NFF announced that the 15,400 – capacity Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba,…

Liverpool players jubilate after a win over Wolverhampton Wanderers [Photo: @LiverpoolFc]

Mane shoots Liverpool closer to EPL title

Liverpool players literally now have one hand on the Premier League title for the 2019/2020 season as they have moved 25 points clear at the top of the log following Saturday's 1-0 win over Norwich City. Sadio Mane's second-half goal secured all three points for the Reds over the relegation-haunted…

Former Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo joins Manchester United

Why Ighalo may not play against Chelsea

Nigerians and fans across the world hoping to see Manchester United’s deadline day signing Odion Ighalo in action against Chelsea on Monday night may have to brace up for the worst. This follows the clarification made on Friday by United’s boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer that he never made a categorical…

Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo joins Manchester United

Why Ighalo may not play against Chelsea

Nigerians and fans across the world hoping to see Manchester United’s deadline day signing, Odion Ighalo, in action against Chelsea on Monday night may have to brace up for the worst. This follows the clarification made on Friday by United’s boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, that he never made a categorical…

Kun Aguero fro Manchester City during the CARABAO cup semi final. [PHOTO CREDIT: Man City Twitter page]

UEFA bans Manchester City from Champions League for two seasons

Even if they finish in the top-four this season in the Premier League, Manchester City look destined to miss out on next season’s Champions League as they have been banned from the prestigious competition and all other UEFA competitions for the next two seasons. The English Premier League side have…

Joseph Yobo (Photo: GoldMyne)

NFF names Joseph Yobo Super Eagles Assistant Coach

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced the appointment of former Super Eagles’ defender and captain, Joseph Yobo, as the new assistant coach of the country's men national team. Yobo who has the joint highest record of appearances for the Super Eagles has been chosen as a replacement for Imama…

Borussia Dortmund team. [Photo credit: Fear The Wall]

Transfer News: Dortmund enter race to sign another Nigerian

Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund have emerged as the latest team to be linked with Super Eagles striker Emmanuel Dennis. After the likes of Sunday Oliseh and Victor Ikpeba had long donned the iconic yellow jersey of Dortmund, Dennis may be towing their paths in the weeks ahead if the latest…

Ndidi celebrates after scoring for Leicester City against Newcastle (Photo Credit: Reuters on Twitter)

Brendan Rodgers has made me a better player – Ndidi

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has credited Leicester City manager, Brendan Rodgers, for the improvement in his game. He said he now has a better understanding of the game under the Northern Irish coach. Though momentarily slowed down in the course of the season due to a slight injury, Ndidi…

Former Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo joins Manchester United

Ighalo Makes Manchester United Squad For Chelsea Clash

Former Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, is on course to make his much-anticipated debut for Manchester United following reports by Sky Sports indicating that the Nigerian striker has been included in the squad to face Chelsea. Ighalo, a deadline day signing by Manchester United, missed the club's warm-weather training camp…

Running couple Emmanuel Gyang and his wife, Deborah Pam at the 2020 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

Meet The Couple Who Emerged Champions At Lagos Marathon

Running couple, Emmanuel Gyang and his wife, Deborah Pam, were the first Nigerians to complete the grueling 42km race at the 2020 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon on Saturday. The ‘romantic’ flair was another highpoint from Saturday’s race where new course records were set by Kenyan duo, David Bamarsia and…

Kenya’s David Barmasai Tumo

Lagos Marathon: Kenya’s David Barmasai wins with new record

Kenya’s David Barmasai Tumo has emerged the new champion of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, and he did so in style on Saturday winning in a time of 2.10.06 (unofficial time) in a race he dominated from start to finish. Abraham Kiprotich's 2.15.04 winning time in 2018 was the…

The new Super Eagles Jerseys

New Nigeria’s football jerseys by Nike divide fans

The newly-released jerseys by American sportswear manufacturer, Nike, for the Super Eagles and the other Nigeria national football teams, are generating mixed reactions from Nigerians and others across the world. Unlike the 2018 World Cup jersey that was unanimously acclaimed, opinions have been sharply divided this time on whether this…

Mikel and team mates during a training exercise [Photo: Twitter @Trabzonspor]

Turkish club files criminal complaint after racist attack on Mikel

Turkish club, Trabzonspor, have defended their midfielder John Obi Mikel, who has been subjected to racist and hateful insults on social media following a heated 2-1 win against Fenerbahce on Saturday. Trabzonspor in strong terms condemned the "ignorant people" responsible for racially abusing Mikel after their win against Fenerbahce at…

Leicester City VS Chelsea Fc

EPL Round-Up: Ndidi missing as Chelsea hold Leicester City

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi was not listed for action as his Premier League side, Leicester City, were held to a 2-2 draw by Chelsea in the day’s early kickoff at the King Power stadium. Before now, Ndidi had returned earlier than scheduled from injury and it is not clear…

Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo joins Manchester United

UPDATED: Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo joins Manchester United

Nigerian striker, Odion Ighalo, has been signed on loan by Manchester United, a sensational move which sees him back at the Premier League. United, on their official website, announced they have secured a six-month loan deal for Ighalo, who is presently under contract with Chinese Super League side, Shanghai Shenhua.…

Kun Aguero fro Manchester City during the CARABAO cup semi final. [PHOTO CREDIT: Man City Twitter page]

Carabao Cup: Manchester City beat United to final ticket

Manchester City were beaten 1-0 on Wednesday night at the Etihad Stadium in the second leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final but they still progress to the final of the competition on a 3-2 aggregate. Pep Guardiola’s men had won the first leg tie at Old Trafford 3-1 three weeks…

Manchester United

Man City Vs Man United: Solskjaer battles Guardiola for Wembley Final Ticket (LIVE UPDATES)

Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be hoping for an upset as his team takes on neighbours Manchester City in the second leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final at the Etihad Stadium. City hold the advantage over United going into Wednesday’s tie. Pep Guardiola's side currently have a 3-1…

Iheanacho celebrates after scoring a goal for Leicester City

Carabao Cup: Iheanacho, Ndidi miss out on Wembley final

Kelechi Iheanacho and his compatriot Wilfred Ndidi have missed out on the chance to play in the final of this season's Carabao Cup final otherwise known as the League club. The Nigerian duo were in action on Tuesday night as Aston Villa beat Leicester City 2-1 to reach the EFL…

Bukayo Saka celebrates after scoring

FA Cup: Bukayo Saka Fires Arsenal Into Fifth Round

Bukayo Saka scored a goal and provided an assist as Arsenal zoomed into the Fifth Round of the FA Cup on Monday night following their 2-0 win over AFC Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium Saka who is of Nigerian descent has been in top form in his breakout season and…

Kobe Bryant [PHOTO CREDIT: @kobebryant]

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

Basketball legend, Kobe Bryant, has reportedly died in a helicopter crash which occurred on Sunday in Calabasas, California. According to TMZ, the 41-year-old basketball star was traveling with four other people in his private helicopter when it crashed, killing everyone on board. The cause of the crash is under investigation.…

Manchester United

FA Cup: Manchester United, City secure big wins

Manchester teams, United and City, secured big wins on Sunday in their respective Fourth Round FA Cup ties against Tranmere Rovers and Fulham. While United romped to a 6-0 win away from home against Tranmere, City were less ruthless as they recorded a 4-0 win over their Championship opponent. It…

Lobi Stars

NPFL Round-Up: Lobi Stars return to top spot

Lobi Stars are back at the summit of the Nigeria Professional Football League following their 2-1 win over Nasarawa United on Sunday at the Aper Aku Stadium, Markudi After Dakkada FC held Gbenga Ogunbote’s side to a 0-0 draw in Makurdi last Sunday, their first points dropped at home this…

Messi-Lose

Poor Barcelona suffer shock defeat against Valencia

Barcelona fans are feeling let down as Valencia pulled off a 2-0 win over the Catalan giants in La Liga tie at Mestalla on Saturday. Hoping for a new lease of life under their newly-hired manager Quique Setién, who was brought in to replace Ernesto Valverde last week, it was…