Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel made a debut for his Chinese club Tianjin Teda Wednesday in a friendly against Bundesliga side Borussia M’gladbach. The former Chelsea star showed signs of satisfaction as he posed with his teammates before kickoff. The match which ended 1-2 in favour of the visiting Bundesliga side stood at 1-1 at first half.
The 2017 NFF Match Commissioners’ seminar began in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Tuesday, with NFF President Amaju Pinnick declaring that the federation would start suspending match commissioners who are found guilty of dereliction of duty and/or whose reports are inconsistent with independent match reports. To this end, the
THIS is why they signed him. After so many months of frustration, after all the questions about his worth, Ahmed Musa burst into life just when Claudio Ranieri needed. Musa was at the double as Leicester City picked up a rare away victory at Everton, winning 2-1 to advance to the FA Cup fourth round. Claudio Ranieri’s side had previously won only
Nigerian young football stars Kelechi Iheanaco,of Manchester City, Alex Iwobi of Arsenal and the Super Falcons team made Nigerians proud at the Silver Jubilee Confederation oo African Football (CAF) Awards held at the International Conference Center, Abuja yesterday. The most promising Player Award was fought between Mechak of Congo, Nabi
Christiano Ronaldo won FIFA’s rebranded player of the year award yesterday, beating his old rival Lionel Messi. Messi was pulled out of the ceremony only a few hours earlier by his club Barcelona. Ronaldo, 31, was rewarded for a year in which he won the Champions League with his club Real Madrid and the Euro 2016 with Portugal. Argentine Messi
SUPER Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, was a kid destined for greatness long before he hit stardom, according to Babawo Mohammed Adamu – the man who first saw his latent talents on the dusty playing football pitch at the Township Primary School in the Jos metropolis. The mutual relationship between Mikel and Adamu is an open secret
Victor Moses has a tattoo on his neck. It shows two pairs of dice, with angel wings. It has been a whirlwind few months for Chelsea’s 25-year-old Nigerian, who would have returned to the club for pre-season this summer, bracing himself for another loan spell after his time with Liverpool, Stoke and West Ham. Instead, he’s become a key