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Firmino hat-trick fires Liverpool to 5-1 win over Arsenal

Liverpool (Reuters) Roberto Firmino struck a hat-trick as rampant Liverpool opened up a nine-point lead at the top of the English Premier League after...

Ogun State House of Assembly wants Amosun to release funds for...

By Abiodun Lawal     The Ogun State House of Assembly, on Wednesday, advised the state government to release funds for the rehabilitation of stadia facilities in...

Manchester City FC boosted finances through creative plays, documents show

When football’s governing body in Europe began to get tough on the sport’s finances from 2009 onwards, English football club Manchester City came up with a two-pronged counter-attack.

Match fixing: Former Ghana Football Association president, Nyantakyi, banned for life...

Former Ghana Football Association president, Kwesi Nyantakyi, was on Tuesday handed a life ban from all football-related activities by FIFA following various violations of the governing body’s ethics code, including bribery and corruption.

Football legend, Pele, and the Nigeria-Biafra war

  By Olaojo Aiyegbayo     The story goes that in 1969 the great Brazilian footballer Pelé and his club, Santos, stopped the Nigerian civil war for 48 hours...

Stanbic IBTC unveiled as major sponsor of Higher Institutions Football League

  Stanbic IBTC Group has announced its sponsorship of the Higher Institutions Football League (HIFL), which kicked off last week. Stanbic IBTC said the sponsorship...

Ronaldo’s exit: Options for Real Madrid FC

By Gafar  Bolarinwa Yusuf (incomewriter777@gmail.com)       It is a fact that Cristiano Ronaldo has been a major pillar behind the success(es) of Spanish giant, Real Madrid...

Nigeria’s amputee football team prepares for World Cup debut

  By Nneka Chile and Seun Sanni     LAGOS (Reuters) - Sixteen years after Emmanuel Ibeawuchi lost a leg in a road accident, his dream of playing soccer in...

Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan, not Cristiano Ronaldo holds feat of scores in...

By Shayne Dias   Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick against Spain in Portugal’s opening Group B match in the FIFA World Cup 2018 on Friday night earned him plaudits...

Super Eagle’s bright, trippy uniforms a hit among World Cup fans

Super Eagle's bright, trippy uniforms a hit among World Cup fans     By Leanne Italie     NEW YORK (AP) -- Spain, your asymmetry is showing. Nigeria, you're so bright...

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