Football

Barrister Jubril and Yemi Yekini

Mixed emotions as Yekini’s daughter graduates on dad’s posthumous birthday

Mariam Yekini studied English at the University of Ilorin

Super Eagles Vs Brazil

Nigeria drops in FIFA ranking but still Africa’s third-best

Belgium (1st, unchanged) still leads the way from France (2nd, unchanged) and Brazil (3rd, unchanged), although top-ten rivals Uruguay (5th, up 1), Croatia (7th, up 1), Argentina (9th, up 1) have at least edged closer to the summit.

Kanu (Photo Credit: The SUN)

Throwback: Kanu Nwankwo’s magical hat-trick against Chelsea clocks 20 years

Kanu rattled in goals in the 75th, 83rd and 90th minutes to seal victory in that famous London derby.

Club Brugge's Emmanuel Dennis shots at goal in UEFA Champions League match with PSG

UEFA Champions League Round-Up: Nigeria’s Bonaventure suffers heavy defeat against PSG

Lewandowski scored twice as Bayern Munich came from behind to claim a 3-2 win.

NFF Chairman and CAF VP, Amaju Pinnick

Alleged $9.5m FIFA Grant Misappropriation: Court gives AGF date to harmonise charges

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had applied to join the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, and Secretary-General, Mohammed Sanusi, in the trial

Messi and Ronaldo [TALKSPORT]

Ballon d’Or 2019: Lionel Messi, Ronaldo headline 30-man list

Brazilian and PSG super star Neymar failed to make the cut.

EPL: Sheffield United stun Arsenal

Nigeria-born Bukayo Saka was in action for Unai Emery’s side

Jo Bonfrere

I’ve no plans for Nigeria’s coaching job for now — Jo Bonfrere

The Dutch tactician, who took over from his boss, Clemence Westerhof, also came to cheer the home-based Super Eagles up at the Agege Stadium on October 19, during the reverse fixtures with the Hawks of Togo

London Metropolitan Police (Photo Credit: Greek Reporter Europe)

London police arrest two over racial abuse during football match

The contest was abandoned after 64 minutes of play amid reports of racial abuse.

The Manchester United team (Back row L-R: David de Gea, Marcos Rojo, Scott McTominay, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Chris Smalling, Paul Pogba, Anthony Martial. Front row L-R: Andreas Pereira, Daniel James, Ashley Young, Mason Greenwood) lines up ahead of the International Champions Cup match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at the Shanghai Hongkou Stadium on July 25, 2019 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by John Peters/Manchester United via Getty Images)

EPL: Manchester United, Liverpool end tie in stalemate

While United held on until the late in the second half, Adam Lallana rescued a point for Liverpool.

Man Utd vs Liverpool. [PHOTO CREDIT: Sky SPorts]

Manchester United vs Liverpool (LIVE UPDATES): Reds seek to extend perfect run at Old Trafford

Liverpool are winless in their last six visits to Old Trafford across all competitions.

Alimi Sikiru at CHAN 2020 Qualifiers

CHAN 2020 Qualifiers: Nigeria fail to qualify despite home win over Togo

The two goals by Sikiru Alimi was not enough to rescue the situation for Nigeria.

Leicester City against Burnley

EPL Round-Up: Ndidi moves to second spot with Leicester City

Leicester City presently have 17 points from nine games but could be overtaken by both Man City and Arsenal.

Bulgaria National Team [Photo: goalzz.com]

Bulgaria manager resigns after racist taunts at England match

Black English players were subjected to racist abuse on Monday during the Euro 2020 qualifier between England and Bulgaria.

Nigeria vs Togo at Wafu Cup of Nations [PHOTO CREDIT: ESPN]

CHAN 2020 Qualifiers: Nigeria invites 20 players for Togo clash

With a 4-1 deficit, Nigeria have a mountain to surmount at the Agege Stadium, Lagos on Saturday.

Bulgaria coach Krasimir Balakov (Photo Credit: GOAL.com)

Bulgarian coach apologises to England over racist chants

England thrashed Bulgaria 6-0 to hand the hosts their heaviest ever home defeat but the game will be remembered more for the racist incidents that led to action being temporarily stopped in the first half.

Enyimba-Kano

NPFL: Enyimba to face Nasarawa United as new season kicks of November

The league will revert to its original format of the 20 teams represented in a single NPFL log. 

Ifeanyi Anaemena of Enyimba nods home his first goal against Rangers in Aba

NPFL: Enyimba to begin title defence against Nasarawa United

The league will revert to its original format of the 20 teams represented in a single NPFL log.

Cristiano Ronaldo [PHOTO CREDIT: Givemesports]

Euro Qualifiers: Ronaldo nets 700th goal, Fikayo fails to make England debut

The latest goal is Ronaldo’s 95th goal for his country.

Brazil superstar Neymar

Neymar out for four weeks after Nigeria friendly injury

Neymar has missed almost 38 games through injury for PSG alone in two seasons.

Super Eagles Vs Brazil

Ratings: How Nigerian players fared against Brazil

Joe Aribo shines again as the Super Eagles played 1-1 against the Samba Boys.

Joe Aribo scored his second goal in two games as the Super Eagles

Nigeria versus Brazil ends in stalemate

Neymar and Uzoho sustain injuries during the match.

Super Eagles. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of SUper Eagles]

Brazil Vs Nigeria Live Updates: Super Eagles battle Samba Boys in Singapore

Brazil last Thursday were forced to a 1-1 draw by Africa’s highest-ranked team Senegal.

Brazil vs. Nigeria

Brazil Vs Nigeria: Super Eagles set to face five-time World champions

Should Brazil fail to beat Nigeria on Sunday then it would be their longest winless run since 2004.

Euro Qualifiers: Tammy Abraham starts on sour note

It wasn’t a dream outing for Tammy Abraham who was handed barely six minutes of playing time against the Czech Republic.