Football

Super Eagles striker Paul Onuachu in action PHOTO CREDIT PREMIUM TIMES

Super Eagles striker tests positive for COVID-19

The affected player was initially stranded in Nigeria before linking up with his Belgian club.

Nigerian Women Football League [PHOTO CREDIT: Yahoo!Sports]

Coronavirus: Nigeria Women League 2019/20 Season Cancelled

The new league season will only resume after approval has been given by the relevant authorities.

Eric Dier [PHOTO CREDIT: @ericdier]

Tottenham’s Dier gets four-game ban

The ban was after the London side’s defeat on penalties by Norwich City in the FA Cup fifth round in March

Victor Osimhen [PHOTO CREDIT: @Ligue1_ENG]

ANALYSIS: Hurdles before Osimhen in Napoli move

Aside the big money up for grabs, is a move to Italy good for Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen?

Arsenal and Leicester City [PHOTO CREDIT: @Arsenal]

EPL Round-Up: Saka shines as Leicester City hold Arsenal

The Nigerian-born youngster provided the assist that saw Aubameyang shoot Arsenal in front.

Nemanja Matic [PHOTO CREDIT: @NemanjaMatic]

Nemanja Matic seals new Manchester United Deal

Matic joined United in 2017 and has made 114 appearances for the club.

Southampton FC [PHOTO CREDIT: @SouthamptonFC]

EPL Round-Up: Southampton shock City as Liverpool gun for more records

With the league title already signed, sealed and delivered, Liverpool are now gunning for more records.

Iheanacho cebrates after scoring for Leicester City

EPL Round-Up: Iheanacho scores again as Man United extend unbeaten run

After a barren first 45 minutes, Iheanacho broke the deadlock four minutes into the second half.

Ike-Shorunmu

INTERVIEW: Why it’s difficult for goalkeepers to win awards — Ike Shorunmu

Shorunmu also speaks on other issues affecting the Super Eagles as well as limitations for goalkeepers.

Samuel Chukwueze (PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter)

LaLiga: Chukwueze to face Messi as Nigerian players shine in Spain

Nigerian players are expected to be in the thick of the action as they engage in different missions with their respective Spanish teams.

Wolves Team [PHOTO CREDIT: @Wolves]

Four matches to watch this weekend

There is the Leverkusen and Bayern match, and Barcelona and Villarreal encounter.

ManCity players celebrate after scoring a goal [PHOTO: @ManCity].

EPL: Manchester City beat champions Liverpool

Gomez gifted City a leeway to go in front when he brought down Raheem Sterling in the box.

Nigeria international Kelechi Iheanacho

EPL Round-Up: Iheanacho scores first Premier League goal in 2020

Arsenal and Newcastle United secured big wins over relegation-haunted Norwich City and AFC Bournemouth respectively.

Bukayo Saka signing a contract extension [PHOTO CREDIT: @BukayoSaka87]

Bukayo Saka signs long-term Arsenal deal

The 18-year-old who has virtually played his way through to the top has made a major impact during the current season

Mohamed Salah [PHOTO CREDIT: @MoSalah]

Salah targets long stay, more titles at Liverpool

The Egypt international was the top scorer at the club this season with 17 Premier League goals, as they secured a 19th top-flight title

Lionel Messi during the match between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid [PHOTO CREDIT: @FCBarcelona]

Messi scores 700th goal

Despite playing a game more, Barcelona are one point behind Real Madrid on the log with 70 points from 33 games

Manchester United against Brighton [PHOTO CREDIT: @ManUtd]

EPL: Ighalo enjoys big win with Manchester United over Brighton

The Red Devils have extended their unbeaten run to 15 games across all competitions.

CAF

Coronavirus: CAF Postpones Africa Cup of Nations

CAF announced the outright cancellation of the 2020 African Women Cup of Nations

Atletico Madrid team [PHOTO: @atletienglish]

La Liga: Messi, Barcelona must win against Atletico Madrid

The rumblings at Barcelona suggest a club in crisis but there is still the magical Lionel Messi pulling the strings.

Victor Osimhen

Osimhen voted as best African player in French League

The 21-year old is the second Nigerian to have been so voted.

Chelsea Team

FA Cup: Chelsea join Arsenal in semi-final

Ross Barkley provided Chelsea with the only goal that sent the Nigerian duo of Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho out of the FA Cup.

FA CUP: Ighalo tackles for Manchester United against Norwich City [PHOTO CREDIT: @ManUtd]

FA Cup: Ighalo scores as Manchester United qualify for semi-final

That goal was the fifth in four starts for Ighalo who was surprisingly signed in January by United on loan from Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua.

FC Union Berlin [PHOTO CREDIT: @fcunion_en]

Bundesliga Round-Up: Nigerian striker Anthony Ujah scores on the final day

Ujah got one of Saturday’s goals as he hit the back of the net in the 26th minute

Enyeama lands first coaching job in France

Enyeama enjoyed a blistering career right from his days at Enyimba until his final years at Lille

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

Four matches to watch this weekend

At the moment, Leicester sit third in the English Premier League table with 55 points, just a point ahead of Chelsea, in fourth place.