Sports Features

Real Madrid

Three facts learnt from UEFA Champions League first semifinals

Ten goals were scored in the first leg semifinals.

Attacked referee being attended to

Heartland assault on referee: How weak can the league management be?

Heartland, unfortunately, are repeat offenders.

Bayern Vs Real Madrid

Bayern Munich v Real Madrid: Heynckes chasing another treble

There can be no favourites before the match kicks off, as the result, will be determined by which team wants the win more.

Mo Salah of Liverpool

Liverpool v AS Roma: Salah welcomes Roma seeking 10th UCL goal

The tactical match will be between two of Europe’s most sought-after managers – Klopp [50] and Eusebio Di Francesco [48].

Special Eagles (Nigeria’s Amputee Football Team) player Bamgbopa Abayomi

Amputee Football: Nigerian star targets World Cup, league title in 2018

“It will be welcoming to see Super Eagles emulate colleagues across the world by supporting the Nigeria Amputee Football team”.

Arsene Wenger

Wenger and the long road to Arsenal good-bye

Wenger is undoubtedly a revolutionary and history maker.

Women race at the Commonwealth Games used to illustrate the story.

2018 Commonwealth Games Review: Nigerian women saved our marbles

Nigeria is gradually losing its prominence in short sprints.

EPL: No more blue moon rising over Guardiola’s Manchester City

The team’s fortunes could improve with Guardiola, who has a glowing track record of winning, especially league titles.


Real Madrid 1-3 Juventus: Over the hill emotions and a ref witch hunt

Real Madrid snatched qualification victory in the last minute.

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

Real Madrid v Juventus: Another Ronaldo performance a step towards Ballon d’Or

After his out-of-this-world goal last week, another compelling performance nudges Ronaldo closer to a sixth award.

City, Barcelona UCL defeats show unpredictability, power of football

There will be so many questions for Ernesto Valverde – is this Barcelona cycle over?

Manchester City

Manchester City can emulate three great UCL comebacks

Guardiola could use this great comebacks in the UEFA Champions League to motivate his players.

UCL Quarter Final: Not over until Liverpool score at Etihad

“Defending a 3-0 lead here is going to be a bit of a strange situation,” says Dijk.

2018 Commonwealth: All you need know about Nigeria’s team, prospects

The race for medals at the 2018 Games effectively begins on April 5 for Nigeria.

Pep Guardiola

Liverpool 3-0 Manchester City | Guardiola’s blurred vision

Guardiola knew how Klopp would set up his team but still fell into the trap with his eyes wide open.

Juventus 0-3 Real Madrid | This is Ronaldo’s crowning glory

Only a few players have had the joy of being acclaimed by the fans of their arch rivals in a derby.

Liverpool v Man. City: Action, goals expected at Anfield

The teams produced 12 goals in their first two meetings this season.

Juventus v Real Madrid: Revenge or Ronaldo show

In 22 head-to-head matches, Real Madrid have a slight advantage over opponents.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Nigeria 0-2 Serbia: Five lessons to learn from Rohr’s first friendly loss

At the moment, Ighalo looks like the only competent No.9 in the team.

Super Eagles

Nigeria v Serbia.: What we see, learn more important than victory – Rohr

“The result is not the most important, of course, everybody wants to win.”

Nigeria v Serbia Preview: Can Rohr keep the feel-good factor going?

Another win on Tuesday and Rohr will find it harder tempering expectation in Russia.


Poland 0 – 1 Nigeria : Five things we saw from a ‘professional’ Eagles

Rohr will be glad to have called up Joel Obi.

Poland v Nigeria Preview | Five duels to watch in the battle of the Eagles

It is the first ever meeting between Poland and Nigeria.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Match Preview: Eagles looking for World Cup polish against Lewandowski’s Poland

Some Nigerian football fans harbour doubts about the Super Eagles’ first choice defensive pairing.


Champions League ouster reveals alarming gaps in local football

For the second consecutive year, Nigeria will have no representative in CAF Champions League group stage.