Luka Modric to hold talks with C Ronaldo’s Al Nassr


  Real Madrid superstar, Luka Modric is set to hold talks with Cristiano Ronaldo’s club Al-Nassr in Saudi Arabia. This is ahead of a potential move of the player to the Saudi Pro League, SPL. Also, he traveled to Saudi Arabia this weekend hoping to reunite with former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo. There are doubts about […]

Joshua downbeat on Fury negotiations

Anthony and Fury

Anthony Joshua has reacted to the Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk negotiations, specifically the purse split offered to the Ukrainian.  The fight the world wanted to see the first undisputed heavyweight champion since Lennox Lewis crowned, but talks between Fury and Usyk collapsed last week after drawn out and often public negotiations.  When the deal […]

Capello hails Osimhen’s qualities

Victor Osimhen

Veteran coach Fabio Capello has spoken highly of Napoli’s striker Victor Osimhen, highlighting his fighting spirit and heading abilities as his two most important qualities.  In an interview with the newspaper Marca (as per Tutto Napoli), Capello praised Osimhen for his impressive performances and contribution to the team’s success.  Capello believes that Napoli has the potential to […]

Moffi confident as Eagles seek redemption against Guinea-Bissau


Super Eagles striker Terem Moffi is confident the three-time African champions will bounce back and get their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign back on track when they face Guinea-Bissau in the second leg of their Group A double-header at the Estadio 24 de Setembro on Monday (today), The PUNCH reports. The three-time African […]

Moffi eyes win, goals against Guinea Bissau


Ahead of Nigeria’s return leg clash against Guinea Bissau in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match on Monday (today), Super Eagles striker Terem Moffi hopes to score goals and help Nigeria pick a ticket for the tournament scheduled to hold in Ivory Coast next year, PUNCH Sports Extra reports. The Eagles suffered a […]

Eagles slayer Balde doubtful for return leg

Mama Balde

Guinea-Bissau are sweating over the fitness of Mama Baldé ahead of the second leg 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Nigeria. The Troyes striker stole the show during the first leg in Abuja on Friday, scoring the lone goal and match-winner in a 1-0 victory over the Super Eagles. Balde picked a long […]

Believe in us, Osayi-Samuel begs fans


• Djurtus focused ahead of clash Following Nigeria’s shocking 1-0 defeat to Guinea-Bissau in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match played at the Moshood Abiola National on Friday, Super Eagles defender, Bright Osayi-Samuel has pleaded with fans not to give up on the team ahead of the return leg, PUNCH Sports Extra reports. […]

Again, Waldrum invites ageing Ebi for pre-World Cup friendlies

Super Falcon players

• Strikers Oparanozie, Oshoala return Despite calls from stakeholders and coaches to have ageing and inactive players dropped from the Super Falcons, head coach, Randy Waldrum, has once again invited 39-year-old defender Onome Ebi in his 23-woman squad for next month’s pre–World Cup friendlies in Turkey, The PUNCH reports. The biggest news, however, is the […]

Sporting Lagos unveil new jersey in Lagos


High-flying Nigeria National League outfit, Sporting Lagos, on Sunday unveiled their new jersey, courtesy of partnership with Klasha, in their home match against Crown FC at the Onikan Stadium, Lagos. The new jersey, which features the Klasha logo across the front of the club’s Umbro jerseys , will be worn by the players during all […]

Enyimba, Insurance share spoils in frenetic NPFL clash


Leading scorers in the 2022/23 abridged Nigeria Professional Football league season, Emeka Obioma of Enyimba and Osarenkhoe Imade of Bendel Insurance were both on target as both sides settled for a 1-1 draw in a pulsating match-day 10 encounter in Aba on Sunday, The PUNCH reports. Insurance’s visit to Enyimba wasn’t tagged ‘game of the […]