NPFL Round-Up: Remo Stars, Plateau United secure away points

Both Remo Stars and Plateau United were recently hit with fines by the League Management Company.


Nigerian club, Remo Stars, sanctioned for crowd violence

The chairman of Remo Stars of Sagamu, Kunle Soname, had threatened to drag referee, Mr Nwanesi, to the world football governing body, FIFA.

Emiliano Sala (Photo Credit: Sky Sports)

Cardiff City’s new signing Sala missing after plane disappears over English Channel

The football star was on board a light aircraft en route to the Welsh capital where he was to join up with the team.

Mikel Obi

Transfer News: Mikel returns to England, set to join Middlesbrough

Since playing for Nigeria at the Russia 2018 World Cup, Mikel has been missing in action for the Super Eagles.

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring (Photo Credit: La Liga, Twitter)

Ronaldo accepts fine for tax evasion, avoids jail

Mr Ronaldo agrees to 18.8 million euros while accepting a suspended jail sentence.

Portugal’s soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo arrives with his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez to appear in court on a trial for tax fraud in Madrid, Spain, January 22, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Ronaldo arrives Spanish court for alleged tax fraud trial

The Portuguese soccer star is expected to plead guilty after striking a deal last year with Spanish authorities to pay a $21.3million fine.

Henry Onyekuru

Nigerian Goals: Onyekuru gets milestone, Awoniyi ends goal drought

Onyekuru scores first professional hat trick.

Nigerian Referees used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: GNN Liberia]

NRA condemns attacks on referees during Nigerian league matches

A referee was physically assaulted after a league game.

Bendel Insurance

NPFL: Remo Stars, Bendel Insurance coaches react after stalemate

The centre referee, Bethel Nwanesi, denied Remo Stars’ Ekene Awazie a goal in the 82nd minute.

Naomi Osaka

All over for Sevastova as Osaka reaches Australian Open quarters

Osaka will play sixth seed Elina Svitolina for a place in the semi-finals.

Kelvin Itoya of Rangers runs away to celebrate his match winning goal against El-Kanemi Warriors

CAF Confederation Cup: Enugu Rangers to face Tunisian Clubs in group stage

Rangers will open their CAF Confederation Cup group stage campaign against Sallitas of Burkina Faso in the weekend of Feb 1-3 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium.

Serena Williams at Wimbledon. [Photo credit: Forefront Nigeria]

Australian Open: Serena Williams defeats World Number One Simona Halep

Serena hopes to win the Australian Open to increase her Grand Slam titles to 24

Kwara United F.C. [Photo Credit: Kwara United Facebook page]

NPFL Round-Up: Kwara United beat Enyimba in five-goal thriller

Heartland wins way in Nasarawa.


CAF Confederation Cup: Rangers beat Bantu FC 2-1 to reach group stage

Rangers qualified to the group stage on 4-2 aggregate.

Roger Federer

Roger Federer knocked out of Australian Open

Federer was knocked out by Greek wonderkind, Stefanos Tsitsipas.

Super Falcons

Four-Nation Invitational Tournament: Nigeria’s Super Falcons defeat Romania

Super Falcons are the current African women champions.


NPFL Match Day 3 Preview: Newly-promoted teams faceoff in Kaduna, Sagamu

The new NPFL teams will be battling themselves in Kaduna and Sagamu.

Rafael Nadal (Photo Credit: SkySports)

Nadal blows away Berdych to reach Australian Open quarter-finals

The Spaniard also fired 32 winners past the hapless Czech.

Serena Williams at Wimbledon. [Photo credit: Forefront Nigeria]

Serena consoles Ukrainian teen after beating her to sail into last 16

She racked up 20 winners and beat the 57th-ranked 18-year-old in a breezy 67 minutes.

Sunshine Stars New

NPFL: Former Nasarawa United captain, others join Sunshine Stars

Some of the other players unveiled are midfielder Esosa Igbiniba and striker Tayo Fabiyi.


CAF Champions League: Lobi Stars lose in Abidjan

Lobi Stars who have lost all the away games in this year’s CAF champions league.

EPL Round Up: Iwobi wins London Derby with Arsenal

Elsewhere, Liverpool moved seven points clear at the top of the Premier League.

Arsenal Vs Chelsea

Arsenal Vs Chelsea (Live Updates): Gunners Battle Blues In London Derby

This London derby could have huge implications on the top four race.

Rangers secure dramatic victory over Kano Pillars to win 2018 Aiteo Cup

Four matches to watch this weekend

Rangers seek to make Confed Cup group place as London boils again.

Remo Stars new coach unveiled

NPFL: Remo Stars Unveil New Coach

The newly promoted side seems poised to make a mark.