Sunday , 19 February 2017

Sports

Borno FA Appeals To State Govt Not To Convert Abandoned Stadium To Market

  The Borno Football Association, on Sunday appealed to the state government to rescind its decision to convert the abandoned multipurpose stadium project along Kano road in Maiduguri, to a market. The Acting Commissioner of Environment, Kakashehu Lawan, had recently announced the immediate conversion of the stadium to a market. …

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Arsene Wenger linked with jobs outside England

Arsene Wenger, whose Arsenal contract runs until the end of the English Premier League season, has already been linked with jobs. The Frenchman has already revealed that he won’t be quitting his managerial career should he fail to get a contract extension at Arsenal and there are many European clubs that …

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Mourinho makes vow to Man United fans ahead of FA Cup match with Blackburn Rovers

Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho has insisted that he will treat the FA Cup with respect as Manchester United prepare for their fifth-round clash against Blackburn Rovers on Sunday afternoon. The Red Devils head into the game in good form, having beaten Saint-Etienne 3-0 in the Europa League on Thursday night …

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Conte wary of Chelsea ‘double’ talk

Antonio Conte has warned his players to avoid complacency as they seek to become just the third club in the history of English football to win the Premier League and FA Cup double on two separate occasions. A 2-0 fifth-round win away to Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday took Chelsea through …

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Fabregas celebrates Chelsea milestone on Instagram

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas took to Instagram to celebrate his 100th start for the club as he helped the Premier League leaders reach the FA Cup quarter-finals. The Spain international made a rare start for the west London side under Antonio Conte after being out-of-favour for most of the 2016-17 season …

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Sports journalist eats paper after losing bet

A hockey writer in Belarus has been forced to literally eat his own words after his playoff predictions proved incorrect. Vyacheslav Fedorenkov, who covers the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) for a leading Belarusian sports paper, Pressball, claimed Dinamo Minsk would fail to make it to the postseason, but the team’s …

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Arsene Wenger reveals his decision on future at Arsenal

Arsene Wenger says he will make a decision on his Arsenal future in March or April — but will not retire from management this summer. The Frenchman’s position at the Gunners helm after more than 20 years in charge is under greater scrutiny than ever after a devastating 5-1 defeat …

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Former Chelsea defender Ricardo Carvalho signs for Shanghai SIPG

Former Real Madrid and Chelsea player Ricardo Carvalho has signed for Chinese Super League (CSL) outfit Shanghai SIPG. “We have completed the signing since we came back from the winter training in Doha. Why we announced so late is because the registration was unsettled and we had to think carefully about the …

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Real Madrid boss Zidane hails Toni Kroos after Napoli win

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane singled out Toni Kroos for special praise after his side’s Champions League win over Napoli last night. Napoli took the lead through Lorenzo Insigne after just eight minutes at the Bernabeu. But Real bounced back thanks to goals from Karim Benzema, Toni Kroos and Casemiro …

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Pundits blast Arsene Wenger after Bayern Munich trashing

Arsenal legendary defender Martin Keown says the UEFA Champions League 5-1 thrashing by Bayern Munich at Allianz Arena is manager Arsene Wenger’s “lowest point.” The Gunners had fallen at the last 16 stage of the Champions League in each of the past six years, and that run looks set to continue …

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Oshoala Hits It Big In China, To Earn N1.75m Per Week

Super Falcons forward Assisat Oshoala is to earn N7million per month at her new Chinese club, Dalian Quanjian. The new package is almost seven times more than her take home at the Emirates. Details of the financial package of the contract emerged Monday indicating that the former Arsenal forward will …

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Asamoah Gyan found guilty of having ‘unethical hair’ in UAE

Ghanian footballer Asamoah Gyan has been found guilty of having “unethical hair” under United Arab Emirates Football Association guidelines, according to a report by the BBC. The former Sunderland forward is one of 46 players to have been found to have breached Arabian Gulf League rules on inappropriate hairstyles. In the Arabian Gulf League, …

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Bayern Munich Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer reveals why his club loves playing against Arsenal

German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has revealed why his club Bayern Munich loves playing against Arsenal. According to the 30-year-old, Bayern thrive against teams like the Gunners. “Arsenal are a team that want to play,” said the goalkeeper. “They are strong but you will get more free space to play. “We are …

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A former Olympic champion and 10-times world champion has been arrested in Australia

A former Olympic champion and 10-times world champion has been arrested in Australia. Australian long distance swimming great Grant Hackett was arrested and detained by police in the Gold Coast on Wednesday after a “breakdown” at his parents’ home, local media reported. The troubled triple Olympic champion’s father told local …

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I might not retire from Athletics soon -Usain Bolt

It was all about the fastest man in the world at the Laureus award, Usain Bolt as he won his fourth Laureus Sportsman of the Year Award on Tuesday night after losing the award to Novak Djokovic last year. The award was won by the  Jamiacan of his fantastic form …

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Bayern Munich star warns Arsenal ahead of Champions League clash

Football fans are excited once again as the UEFA Champions League has resumed its games, and to add more ginger to the atmosphere, Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has warned that Arsenal will struggle for chances when it travels to Bavaria on Wednesday evening for the last-16 tie. Arsenal was knocked …

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Fans welcome Messi and his Barcelona teammates as they arrive Paris for UEFA Champions League match

Spanish giants Barcelona arrived Paris for the first leg of their Champions League Round of 16 clash with Paris Saint-Germain on Monday – and fans were out in force to see them. The star-studded team were filmed arriving in Paris the day before the fixture, after flying out from Barcelona El-Prat …

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Top Nigerian Football player slumps during Training, Dies instantly

Former Rangers Int’l player who currently plays for Nassarawa United, Henry Onweazu Obiekwu has reportedly died during a training session this morning in Nassarawa state. According to the source, the Delta state born player who is popularly called Obun ngogo, slumped at the pitch during a training session with his …

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Barca defender Aleix Vidal ruled out for the season

Barcelona defender Aleix Vidal is set to be sidelined for five months after dislocating his ankle during Saturday’s LaLiga win over Alaves, the Catalan giants have announced. The 27-year-old Spain international suffered the injury in the closing minutes of Barca’s 6-0 victory in a challenge with home defender Theo Hernandez. …

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Arsene Wenger told me his Arsenal time is coming to an end – Ian Wright

Arsene Wenger has told Ian Wright that his time as manager of Arsenal is “coming to the end”, the former Gunners striker has claimed. The 67-year-old, who has managed Arsenal since October 1996 and won the last of his three Premier League titles in 2004, will be out of contract …

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