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Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi Sacked This Morning, Amodu In

Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi Sacked This Morning, Amodu In

The Nigeria Football Federation, has relieved Stephen Keshi of his duties as coach of the Super Eagles and replaced him with another former handler, Shuaibu Amodu. Amodu will lead a consortium of coaches for Nigeria’s final two 2015 Africa Cup ...

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Henderson Grateful For Gerrard Example

Henderson Grateful For Gerrard Example

Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson said he was thankful for playing alongside Steven Gerrard as the former England international celebrated 11 years as captain of the Anfield club on Wednesday. Gerrard, writing on Instagram, said: “11 years ago today I became the ...

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Hull City Striker Aluko Calls For Fan Support

Hull City Striker Aluko Calls For Fan Support

Hull City and Nigeria striker Sone Aluko wants Nigerian fans to get behind the Super Eagles as the team gets set to play Sudan on Wednesday. Aluko, who didn’t make the match day squad for the 1-0 loss in Khartoum ...

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AC Milan Deny Essien Ebola Reports

AC Milan Deny Essien Ebola Reports

AC Milan have “categorically denied” that Ghanaian midfielder Michael Essien has contracted Ebola while on national team duty. Reports in Ghana over the weekend claimed Essien was being treated after contracting the deadly virus. However the player’s Serie A club ...

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Ghanian Footballer Ayew Begs Ghana Fans Again

Ghanian Footballer Ayew Begs Ghana Fans Again

The story that Ghana’s fans have not forgiven their national team for Brazil disgrace worries Andre Ayew. The midfielder was in action as the Black Stars drew 1-1 with Guinea on Saturday, but is already facing questions about the return ...

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Algeria Coach Eyes Afcon Title

Algeria Coach Eyes Afcon Title

Algeria coach Christian Gourcuff believes the Desert Foxes are in the right frame of form to win the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) scheduled for Morocco next January. “After a good World Cup performance, we want to qualify for ...

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US Women Win First World Volleyball Title

US Women Win First World Volleyball Title

The U.S. women’s volleyball team has won its first-ever world championship, beating China in Sunday’s final in Milan, Italy, three sets to one (27-25, 25-20, 16-25, 26-24). Top-ranked Brazil ended up with the bronze medal, outlasting host Italy in the ...

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Chile Midfielder Medel, Has Mouth Surgery

Chile Midfielder Medel, Has Mouth Surgery

Chile midfielder Gary Medel is recovering from surgery on his mouth after he was elbowed by an opponent during their 3-0 friendly win over Peru. Peru’s Rinaldo Cruzado was sent off in the 39th minute after the incident which put ...

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Messi, Ronaldo In Cordial Shadows

Messi, Ronaldo In Cordial Shadows

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo spent a rare Saturday in the shadows as Argentina and Portugal slipped to defeats in friendly internationals staged more than 8 000km apart. Messi missed a first-half penalty as Brazil beat Argentina 2-0 in a fiercely ...

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A Dutchman Appointed As The New Assistant Coach Of Zambia’s Chipolopolo

A Dutchman Appointed As The New Assistant Coach Of Zambia’s Chipolopolo

The Football Association has appointed Dutchman Nico Labohm to assist Honour Janza in qualifying Zambia to the 2015 Morocco Africa Cup. Labohm was unveiled at Heroes Stadium by FAZ President Kalusha Bwalya and is said to have a deal to ...

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Rwanda Rider Cancel Tour du Rwanda Participation

Rwanda Rider Cancel Tour du Rwanda Participation

Professional rider Adrien Niyonshuti will not participate in next month’s Tour du Rwanda. The celebrated rider will instead be featuring for his club in the World Series which are underway in Italy. “It’s true I will not be part of ...

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Football: Diego Costa Needs To Convince Spain’s Coach

Football: Diego Costa Needs To Convince Spain’s Coach

Chelsea striker Diego Costa may be prolific at club level, but Spain’s coach Vicente del Bosque feels it is time he proves himself on the international stage as he leads the champions’ attack during Euro 2016 qualifying. Having convinced Costa ...

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Golf: McIlroy Named Player Of The Year

Golf: McIlroy Named Player Of The Year

Northern Irish world number one Rory McIlroy was named as the PGA Tour’s Player of the Year for a second time after a stellar 2014 campaign highlighted by two major victories. The 25-year-old, who first landed the coveted honour in ...

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Football: Welbeck’s Three Goals Drives Arsenal Home

Football: Welbeck’s Three Goals Drives Arsenal Home

Arsenal ignited their Champions League campaign with a 4-1 thrashing of a feeble Galatasaray side with Danny Welbeck grabbing a hat-trick in a largely one-sided Group D clash in north London. Galatasaray had never won in nine previous visits to ...

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Nigerian Sports At 54

Nigerian Sports At 54

Prior to Nigeria’s independence in 1960,  few Nigerians had taken the international sporting arena by storm, and in the process engrained Nigeria’s name in the sands of time. The likes of Emmanuel lfeajuna who won a gold medal in High ...

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Ryder Cup: US Lament Defeat

Ryder Cup: US Lament Defeat

The United States were once again left scratching their heads after losing the Ryder Cup to Europe for the eighth time in ten years on Sunday, the killer blow being their poor display in the foursomes, Reuters reports. While the ...

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