Sports Features

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.

Sported 7: Del Poto, Mcllroy, Salah hit the headlines

Seven activities last week that caught the attention of the sporting world

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.