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No Ozil, no problem! Wenger finally wins the rotation game

The chant of “we are top of the league” in the closing minutes spoke volumes for Arsenal’s priorities this season.

So did Arsene Wenger’s team selection as he gave a much-deserved and well-needed rest to star man Mesut Ozil.

But the Arsenal manager [...]

Mon, 11 January 2016


Pep, Enrique, Samapaoli battle for Coach of the Year

Fifa’s World Coach of the Year will be awarded at Monday’s Ballon d’Or gala as Luis Enrique, Pep Guardiola and Jorge Sampaoli compete for the coveted prize.

Guardiola - the only nominee to have won before, in 2011 - guided Bayern Munich to their third successive Bund [...]

Mon, 11 January 2016


Toure rants against CAF, Africa

Elephants of Cote d’Ivore and Manchester City of England player, Yaya Toure,  has questioned the rationale behind his not winning the African Footballer of the Year award for a record fifth time.

According to him, “the decision not to award me the African Footballer of the Year [...]

Mon, 11 January 2016


GLO/CAF Awards Holds In Abuja Thursday, Soccer Stars Storm Abuja

The 24th edition of the GLO-CAF gala and awards night will be held at the prestigious International Conference Centre, Abuja.

The event which is billed to attract those in the mainstream of the continent's football will kick off by 7pm Nigeria time.

Amongst those nominated for the pr [...]

Fri, 08 January 2016


Chicharito making mockery of misfiring Man Utd

Javier Hernandez is at it again! As Manchester United were toiling away to Bournemouth in the Premier League, the Mexican striker, who Louis van Gaal allowed to leave in the summer, was banging in a hat-trick for Bayer Leverkusen.

The former forward striker now has 10 goals in Germany's top [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


NFF owes Eagles coach Oliseh

Indications show that Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh is being owed salaries by the nation's football governing body, NFF.

In chat with the media recently, Oliseh said, "when it comes to money I'm disappointed because based on what I'm being owed, I should stop working, my ass [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Kanu goes bankrupt, court freezes his accounts

Owing to the directives of a Federal High Court in Lagos that all accounts belonging to former Super Eagles Captain, Kanu Nwankwo and his company, The Hardley Apartments should be frozen, the former Arsenal of England striker is about facing hard times.

The order of the court was as a result of [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Ex-Eagles defender, Okpara, blames wife for football woes

Former Super Eagles defender Godwin Okpara has blamed his wife, Linda, for the troubles he had in France, which led to his incarceration for seven years.

In an interview weekend, the Owerri Imo state born footballer said his wife used his name without notifying him in doing human trafficking.

Mon, 14 December 2015


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