Andres Iniesta has expressed his desire to retire at Barcelona as the club prepare to offer him a new deal in the New Year. Iniesta’s current contract is due to expire in 2018, but reports in Catalan newspaper Diario Sport on Wednesday named him as one of the five figures Barca are keen to renew in 2017. Lionel Messi, Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Ivan
Former Super Eagles coach, Lars Lagerbäck has been named the second best National Team coach in the world by the statisticians at International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS). The Swede ranked second in the list, behind head coach of Portugal, Fernando Santos, who with the team won the 2016 European Championship.
Watford-bound midfielder Uche Agbo has revealed that Chelsea outcast Mikel Obi and Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta are his favourite players. “Iniesta is a thinking player, who is a step ahead always. I also admire Mikel and Prince Boateng, who always want to win,” AfricanFootball.com quoted the 20-year-old Granada midfielder as saying on Sunday. His
Former Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, has described his resignation as the team’s coach as the toughest decision he had taken in life, according to reports on Wednesday. Oliseh coached the Eagles for less than a year before he resigned in February 2016 citing contract violations on the part of the Nigeria Football Federation, unpaid wages and
At least 30 people have drowned after a ferry carrying a football team and their jubilant fans to a friendly capsized in a lake on Christmas Day, Mirror.co.uk reports. Police said there was a party on the “overloaded” boat and many passengers were drunk and playing musical instruments when the disaster occurred. The boat capsized and sank in Lake
Chelsea current second longest serving player John Obi Mikel won’t be leaving Chelsea on loan this January, Owngoalnigeria.com can exclusively reveal. The Nigerian has been frozen out of the first team set up at Chelsea by coach Antonio Conte, but even though he will most definitely leave the team in January, a loan move won’t be the case. Per
Pat Nevin reckons Chelsea star Victor Moses could play upfront against Bournemouth. The 25-year-old returned to Stamford Bridge this summer following three seasons out on loan. And he was expected to be sold by Antonio Conte as the Italian freshened up the squad he inherited from Jose Mourinho. However, Moses has been able to secure a