Aguero now better after collapsing at halftime against Nigeria, Argentine FA says

Argentina striker Sergio Aguero, who collapsed in the dressing room at halftime before they lost 4-2 to fellow World Cup qualifiers Nigeria after taking a two-goal lead, has now recovered. The Argentine Football Federation (AFA) said in a statement that Aguero, who scored in the first half of the friendly, was taken away for routine Read more

Nigeria/Cameroon: I’m Not Afraid of Cameroon – Rohr

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is optimistic the national team will end the first phase of African World Cup qualifiers with maximum points from three matches. The German noted that Nigeria’s next opponents are the new African champs but remains confident of a victory because of their home advantage and Cameroon will be faced with Read more

NFF orders Mikel, Super Eagles Players to buy own Flight tickets

Europe-based Super Eagles players has been advised to purchase their flight tickets to Nigeria for the World Cup qualifier against the Chipolopolo in Ndola, Zambia on  October 9.  The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has promised to refund the players when they fly into Abuja, even as it was gathered that the players are owed several Read more

NIGERIA VS ZAMBIA| Ighalo Dropped; Mikel, Promise, Musa

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has invited 23 players for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Nigeria and Zambia in Ndola on October 9. Conspicuously missing in the list is Watford striker, Odion Ighalo while teammate, Isaac Success has earned his first call-up to the senior national team. The Franco-German retained his Read more

Rio Olympics: U.S. relay runner blasts judges over DQ ruling

American sprinter Mike Rodgers blasted Olympic track and field judges over their decision to disqualify the United States from the 4×100 meters relay final on Friday night after the team had crossed the line in bronze-medal position. “It seems kind of (expletive) to be honest with you,” said Rodgers, who ran the first leg before handing off Read more

first African-American woman Simone Manuel to win individual swimming gold

American swimmer Simone Manuel spoke out about the United States’ police brutality controversy after claiming a historic gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle at the Rio Olympics on Thursday night. Manuel became the first African-American female swimmer to take gold in an individual event when she surged home in the final half of the second Read more

Serena, Venus Williams lose Olympic doubles match, 1st in history

Three-time doubles gold medalists Serena and Venus Williams lost an Olympic match as partners for the first time, stunned in the opening round of the Rio de Janeiro Games by the Czech Republic’s Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova 6-3, 6-4. The Williams sisters entered Sunday’s match with a 15-0 career record in the Olympics, winning Read more

TEAM NIGERIA AT RIO OLYMPICS OPENING CEREMONY: WATCH VIDEO

After Nigeria victory opening match with Japan at Rio OlympicS, here is the team Nigeria representative at the opening ceremony. watch video. Read more

FROM PLANE TO PITCH, TO VICTORY: NIGERIA SOCCER TEAM WINS OPENING MATCH

The Nigerian men’s soccer team didn’t show any fatigue from a last-minute trip that brought the players to Brazil just hours before their Rio Olympics opener, beating Japan 5-4 Thursday night. A mix-up at the airport forced Nigeria to make a late flight from Atlanta to Brazil. The team arrived in the jungle city of Read more

Kelechi Nwakali has signed a contract with Arsenal, confirms ASJ Academy CEO

Arsenal have completed the signing of Nigeria U-20 skipper Kelechi Nwakali, making him their fourth signing of the summer. The Gunners have completed the signing of Granit Xhaka, Takuma Asano and Rob Holding thus far in the transfer window and are in the market to complete a couple more before the end of the summer transfer Read more