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Setback for Liverpool’s title challenge, Rooney breaks United record

Setback for Liverpool’s title challenge, Rooney breaks United record   Liverpool’s defensive gremlins returned again as their Premier League title ambitions suffered a painful body blow in a 3-2 home defeat by relegation battlers Swansea City on Saturday. Manchester United also dropped precious points in their top-four push, although Wayne Rooney celebrated breaking Bobby Charlton’s all-time scoring record for the...... more

Egyptian football star placed on terror list

Egyptian football star placed on terror list An Egyptian court has added former football star Mohamed Aboutrika to the authorities’ terror list, his lawyer said on Tuesday, based on suspicions he financed the banned Muslim Brotherhood. In 2015 a government committee froze the assets of the former player for Cairo-based club Al-Ahly and Egypt’s national team, two years...... more

Senegal down Tunisia to take control of AFCON Group B; Algeria hold Zimbabwe

Senegal down Tunisia to take control of AFCON Group B; Algeria hold Zimbabwe Senegal have taken control of Group B in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations thanks to a 2-0 victory over Tunisia in Franceville on Sunday night. With the group’s earlier game between Zimbabwe and Algeria ending in a 2-2 draw, the Teranga Lions have claimed top spot early on thanks to...... more

How Abia Warriors stunned champions Rangers in Enugu (PLUS: Other NPFL Week One results)

How Abia Warriors stunned champions Rangers in Enugu (PLUS: Other NPFL Week One results) Nigerian champions Enugu Rangers were stunned in front of their home fans on Sunday when Abia Warriors came from a goal down to win 2-1 in their first league game of the season. Having won the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) last season after a 32-year wait, it was expected that...... more

Show of shame in Kano; NPFL opening game abandoned following referee blunders

Show of shame in Kano; NPFL opening game abandoned following referee blunders The opening game of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) between Kano Pillars and FC Ifeanyiubah at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano on Saturday did not finish. Kano Pillars were leading by a goal through Gambo Mohammed's first half strike before players of FC Ifeanyiubah refused to continue the game...... more

Captains shine in Gabon 2017 AFCON opening game

Captains shine in Gabon 2017 AFCON opening game Good leaders are expected to lead by example and at AFCON 2017 captains have already made a case for their armbands at Stade de l’Amitie in Libreville. In what may not be an outright battle for who can be the best, the captains have outdone themselves in a bid to ensure...... more

Day of big wins for Chelsea, Spurs and Arsenal

Day of big wins for Chelsea, Spurs and Arsenal Chelsea made light of striker Diego Costa’s absence to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League to seven points on Saturday with a 3-0 win at champions Leicester City. After a Harry Kane-inspired Tottenham Hotspur and a ruthless Arsenal side kept up the pressure at the top with...... more

Africa’s best footballers slug it out as 2017 AFCON kicks off in Gabon

Africa’s best footballers slug it out as 2017 AFCON kicks off in Gabon After a long two-year wait, the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations will begin today with fanfare and two crackers at the Stade de l’Amitie in Libreville, Gabon. It will be a gathering of Africa’s best footballers who will slug it out for three weeks to see who will be crowned African...... more

United, Reds clash in EPL star match, Blues eye recovery

United, Reds clash in EPL star match, Blues eye recovery Manchester United have a golden opportunity to haul themselves into the Premier League title race at the expense of bitter rivals Liverpool this weekend. While all is sweetness and light for the moment with United and manager Jose Mourinho, the storm clouds may be gathering over his former side Chelsea, who...... more

AFCON 2017: Nations Cup prepares for kick off

AFCON 2017: Nations Cup prepares for kick off   The 31st edition of the Africa Cup of Nations will kick off at 16:00 GMT on Saturday when hosts Gabon take on debutants Guinea-Bissau. Sixty years have passed since the first Nations Cup, which took place in Sudan in 1957, consisted of only three teams and was won by Egypt....... more

BREAKING NEWS: FIFA okays World Cup expansion to 48 teams

BREAKING NEWS: FIFA okays World Cup expansion to 48 teams FIFA’s ruling council on Tuesday unanimously approved an expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026, with a format of 16 groups of three nations. “The FIFA Council unanimously decided on a 48-team WorldCup as of 2026: 16 groups of 3 teams,” a tweet from FIFA’s official account said....... more

Africa Cup of Nations prize money soars

Africa Cup of Nations prize money soars The prize money for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon totals $16.4 million (15.5 million euros), a 64 percent increase on the previous tournament in Equatorial Guinea two years ago. Winners in the upcoming tournament will go home with $4 million, while the others will earn as follows: Runners-up:...... more

Maradona backs Infantino’s proposal to expand World Cup from 32 to 48 teams

Maradona backs Infantino’s proposal to expand World Cup from 32 to 48 teams   The FIFA Council is expected to approve a proposal to expand the finals from 32 to 48 teams, starting in 2026, when it meets on Tuesday. Maradona, one of the greatest players to grace the game, has been a long-time critic of FIFA but the two sides buried the hatchet...... more

Ronaldo tipped for 2016 FIFA award

Ronaldo tipped for 2016 FIFA award Following his success in Ballon d’Or, the Portugal and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is set to add another garland – the Best FIFA Men’s Player – on Monday in Zurich. After Champions League and Euro 2016 success for club and country last year, Ronaldo is the overwhelming favourite for yet...... more

Kelechi Iheanacho, Asisat Oshoala, others win 2016 Glo-CAF awards

Kelechi Iheanacho, Asisat Oshoala, others win 2016 Glo-CAF awards Members of the Nigerian football family on Thursday in Abuja picked up four of the awards at the Glo-CAF Awards 2016 for outstanding football personalities and teams in 2016. While no Nigerian player made it to the final shortlist of three in the African Player of the Year Award category, Super...... more

CAF President Issa Hayatou referred to prosecutors

CAF President Issa Hayatou referred to prosecutors   Confederation of African Football President Issa Hayatou has been referred to Egyptian prosecutors for investigation over allegedly abusing his position. At issue is a deal awarding the broadcast rights to several African football tournaments to a media company, Lagardere Sports. According to the Egyptian Competition Authority, Hayatou is suspected of...... more

Chelsea fans face jail terms for racist violence

Chelsea fans face jail terms for racist violence Four Chelsea football fans, including an ex-policeman, battled charges of racist violence in a Paris court on Tuesday for which they could face prison terms. In the Paris metro, the four were among Chelsea fans who chanted “we are racist, we are racist and that’s the way we like it” as...... more

Giroud, Iwobi lift Arsenal; Spurs also climb

Giroud, Iwobi lift Arsenal; Spurs also climb Olivier Giroud scored a stupendous “scorpion kick” volley while Alex Iwobi added a second as Arsenal climbed to third place in the Premier League table with a 2-0 New Year’s Day victory over visiting Crystal Palace on Sunday evening. Giroud netted with a breathtaking improvised strike reminiscent of Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s recent...... more

Chelsea extend Premiership fairy run, Pogba sinks Boro for Man United

Chelsea extend Premiership fairy run, Pogba sinks Boro for Man United Willian scored twice as Chelsea claimed a record-equalling 13th consecutive Premier League victory by beating Stoke City 4-2 on Saturday to provisionally move nine points clear at the summit. Stoke twice hit back to level after falling behind at Stamford Bridge, but Willian’s second goal and a late Diego Costa strike...... more

Support rises for 48-Team World Cup proposal

Support rises for 48-Team World Cup proposal Global football federations are “overwhelmingly in favour’’ of plans for a 48-team World Cup, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday. The head of football’s governing body had outlined his vision for an expanded tournament comprising 16 groups of three teams earlier this month. According to his plan, the top two...... more

Red-hot Chelsea open nine-point lead in English Premiership; Arsenal move into third place

Red-hot Chelsea open nine-point lead in English Premiership; Arsenal move into third place Spanish forward Pedro Rodriguez scored twice as red-hot leaders Chelsea crushed Bournemouth 3-0 on Monday to register a club-record 12th consecutive Premier League victory. Pedro struck either side of Eden Hazard’s 50th English league goal at Stamford Bridge as Antonio Conte’s side opened up a provisional nine-point lead at the summit...... more

Heartland FC name new management team

Heartland FC name new management team Heartland FC of Owerri on Thursday released a list of new management and technical crew members with Atlanta ’96 Oympic Gold Medalist, Mobi Oparaku, Rangers International and Iwuanyanwu Nationale star, Ramson Madu and former Sun Newspapers Senior correspondent, Cajetan Nkwopara occupying positions. The list which was signed by the club Chairman,...... more

7 Cameroon players shun AFCON

7 Cameroon players shun AFCON Seven Cameroon players have said they do not want to go to the African Nations Cup (AFCON) finals, setting them on a collision course with the country’s football federation and a possible ban from playing for their clubs while the tournament is on. Joel Matip of Liverpool is one of the...... more

Nigeria’s former football strongman Amos Adamu faces another 2-year FIFA ban

Nigeria’s former football strongman Amos Adamu faces another 2-year FIFA ban Nigerian administrator Amos Adamu is facing another ban from all football-related activities by FIFA. The investigatory chamber at the world governing body’s ethics committee has been looking into alleged breaches of its code of ethics since March 2015. It has now recommended a two-year ban and a fine for Adamu, a...... more

Tennis superstar stabbed at home

Tennis superstar stabbed at home Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova says she is “shaken, but fortunate to be alive” after being badly injured by a knife-wielding robber in her apartment Tuesday. The Czech tennis star confirmed reports that she had suffered damage to the tendons and fingers of her left playing hand. “I was attacked in...... more

Arsenal’s title challenge suffers setback following loss to Man City

Arsenal’s title challenge suffers setback following loss to Man City Raheem Sterling struck the winning goal as Manchester City reinvigorated their Premier League challenge by coming from behind to defeat title rivals Arsenal 2-1 on Sunday. Arsenal took an early lead through Theo Walcott, but just as in Tuesday’s 2-1 defeat at Everton, they wilted in the second half as Pep...... more

Ronaldo nets hat-trick as Real Madrid win Club World Cup

Ronaldo nets hat-trick as Real Madrid win Club World Cup A Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick helped Real Madrid to avoid a major upset against Kashima Antlers to win the Club World Cup final 4-2 after extra time in Yokohoma Sunday. With the European champion trailing 2-1 in the second half, Ronaldo leveled with a 60th minute penalty and scored the two further...... more

Super Sand Eagles qualify for World Cup

Super Sand Eagles qualify for World Cup   The Super Sand Eagles on Saturday romped into the finals of the on-going CAF Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations 2016 in an emphatic fashion by beating Morocco 6-1. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Super Sand Eagles at the match played at Eko Atlantic City dominated...... more

Infantino applauds use of video replays

Infantino applauds use of video replays Using video replays to review decisions at the FIFA Club World Cup has produced “extremely positive results,” Gianni Infantino, President of world football governing body FIFA says. The system was first used on Wednesday to award a penalty kick in Kashima Antlers’ 3-0 win over Atletico Nacional, with the referee alerted...... more

Chelsea extends lead in English Premiership

Chelsea extends lead in English Premiership   Diego Costa struck as Chelsea won 1-0 at Crystal Palace on Saturday, a club record-equalling 11th straight victory that sent them nine points clear at the Premier League summit. Costa’s 43rd-minute header was the striker’s sixth goal in his last eight games, his 50th Chelsea goal in total and gave...... more

 

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