John Fashanu, football analyst and former England international has endorsed former Chelsea player John Mikel Obi's move to the Far East where he last week signed for Chinese Super League side, Tianjin Teda. Mikel move was as result of the way Chelsea coach Antonio Conte has snubbed him. Last week, he signedRead More
Nigerian former professional football, Augustine Okocha, aka Jay-Jay is trying to get back in shape this 2017. He made his intentions known to his fans by sharing a photo of himself playing tennis, along with the caption: "Getting back to shape".Read More
After a year of remarkable success and some less welcome allegations, Cristiano Ronaldo insists he deserved to win FIFA’s inaugural The Best Men’s Player award for 2016. The 31-year-old beat Lionel Messi to the prize at Monday’s gala after what he considers to be the best year of his career, inRead More
Manny Pacquiao set to add to his career resume as he fight Australian welterweight Jeff Horn on April 23.
Manny Pacquiao will add another fight to his long career resume when he takes on Australian welterweight Jeff Horn on April 23 at a venue to be decided. Promoter Duco Events said Wednesday the location for the fight involving the 38-year-old Pacquiao could be in one of Australia’s major cities, possiblyRead More
Nigeria and Egypt, have confirmed their participation in the ITTF World Tour for 2017, Hungarian Open.
Table tennis powerhouses in Africa, Nigeria and Egypt, have confirmed their participation in the first major ITTF World Tour for 2017, Hungarian Open, serving off on January 19 and ending on January 22 in Budapest. Nigeria will be presenting the largest number of players with the highest ranked player in theRead More
Cristiano Ronaldo was named FIFA’s Best Men’s Player for 2016 on Monday, beating Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann on the three-man shortlist to claim the prize in Zurich. Ronaldo, who picked up his fourth Ballon d’Or in December, also landed the first separate FIFA prize since world football’s governing body andRead More
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann are hoping to be crowned The Best in Monday’s rebranded FIFA awards, Skysports reports. On the 25th anniversary of honouring football’s top performers – and having split with France Football magazine – the governing body has introduced The Best FIFA Football Awards. The inaugural editionRead More
Arsenal playmaker, Mesut Ozil, has revealed he would not sign a new contract with the club, if he is not assured of manager Arsene Wenger’s future at the club beyond 2018. Ozil has 18 months left on his current deal and has been locked in negotiations with the club’s heirachy forRead More
-Agency reports Football’s world governing body, FIFA has stopped the annual $ 1.5 million development grant to Nigeria after discovering “traces of corruption” on how previous funds were spent by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). AfricanFootball.com reports that FIFA went further to issue the NFF a final warning “to straighten itsRead More
-Sports correspondent Former Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi is set to earn £140,000 a week playing in the Chinese Super League. The Tianjin TEDA Club confirmed on Friday that Obi has signed his contract. Mikel won the Champions League and two Premier Leagues with Chelsea before losing a place in the club’s firstRead More