Sports Features

ANALYSIS: Two illegal elections, one legal body, and the FIBA letter

The sports ministry that should have been an unbiased arbiter also took a side.

Five truths learnt from UCL round of 16

By UEFA club ranking, all the clubs left have a fair chance of winning.

Barcelona v Chelsea | Conte and Chelsea need a miracle

In 13 meetings between the two sides, Barcelona have won three with Chelsea boasting four triumphs.

Man Utd v Sevilla: Another tactical Jose masterclass needed

The first leg ended 0-0.

Nigerian goals in Europe: Iheanacho, Kalu, others score

Former Akwa United favourite, Emem Eduok, scored his seventh goal of the season for Kasimpasa.

Punditry, managers, lies, and money in football

As money has poured into the EPL, so has the array of pundits grown.

Man Utd 2-1 Liverpool | Five mistakes Klopp made against Mourinho

With the benefit of hindsight, Jurgen Klopp could have done these five things to get a more positive result.

Manchester United v Liverpool: The question of handbrakes and five duels that matter

It is a battle between second and third place in the EPL.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Russia 2018 | What Rohr’s 28-man list reveals

Rohr has shown his hand on what his final 23-man squad would look like barring any last minute injuries.

UCL Preview: Dybala can be Juventus’ joker against Tottenham

Tottenham have not lost any match in 2018.

For Chelsea, Abramovich faces tough decision: Ditch Conte or lose Hazard

Conte has been in sack mode since the start of the season.

UCL Preview | Neymar-less PSG have to save Emery

 If PSG are unable to comeback against Real Madrid on Tuesday, then it will be curtains for their manager, Unai Emery, at the end of the season.

100 days Russia: Five things to make Super eagles a Black Panther force

Nigeria’s sixth appearance at the Mundial kicks off on June 17 against Croatia

Analysis: Conte’s tactics, attitude should be questioned against Manchester City

Capable players like Fabregas, Pedro, Willian, and Hazard were made to look like apprentices.

Man. City v Chelsea: Where it will be won and lost

 Nigeria’s Victor Moses could have one of his toughest tasks yet at right wing back against an in form Leroy Sane

Four matches to watch this weekend

Will one goal do for Enyimba against MFM as Conte seeks to stay in top four contention against City.


When apathy sets in for Wenger and Arsenal

“At the end of the day, I must say we lost against a top-quality team who at the moment are the best team in the country.”

ANALYSIS: Nigeria’s Etebo was magnificent against Barcelona

Las Palmas held Barcelona to a 1-1 draw.

Against City, Arsenal fans want some ‘bullets’

Against City, Arsenal fans want some ‘bullets’

Etebo braces for stiff test against Barcelona

In the four matches that Etebo has played in, Las Palmas have won one, drawn two, and lost one.


Wenger has clearly run out of time at Arsenal

Many angry Arsenal fans will be asking their boss of 21 years right now if there is need for more time for him on the job

Antonio Valencia & Eden Hazard [Photo Credit: Chelsea FC]

Manchester United vs Chelsea: The five duels that could determine victory

Will Lukaku be able to win the battle against Christensen?

Arsenal v Manchester City: Wenger’s experience against Guardiola’s money

Wenger has spent £349 million in his 21 years at Arsenal while Guardiola has spent £371 million in his 21 months.

Manchester United vs Chelsea: The war of words between Mourinho, Conte

“Because I don’t behave as a clown on the touchline, it means that I lost my passion?”

Kano Pillars football team

Four matches to watch this weekend

Super Sunday from Enugu to Manchester as Wenger chases elusive League Cup.