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Pogba handed four-year ban for doping

Juventus’ star midfielder, Paul Pogba, has been handed a hefty four-year ban from professional football by Italy’s anti-doping tribunal. The decision comes in...

Cristiano Ronaldo suspended over alleged offensive gesture in Saudi League game

Saudi Arabia’s football governing body has suspended Cristiano Ronaldo for one game over a gesture he made on the pitch last weekend that...

Rejuvenated Osimhen equals Maradona’s record with his hat-trick against Sassuolo

Since returning to his Italian club after the AFCON, Victor Osimhen has netted five goals in his last three matches, with the Nigerian...

Sports Minister extends love to injured William Troost-Ekong

The Minister of Sports Development, Sen. John Enoh, has extended his heartfelt love and support to Super Eagles captain William Troost-Ekong, who recently...

AFCON fallout: Troost Ekong faces extended absence due to injury, vows comeback for PAOK, Nigeria

Nigerian professional footballer Troost Ekong, fresh from representing his nation at the recent Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), has been dealt a blow...

We don’t believe in Voodoo, but in God, says Super Falcons player Deborah Abiodun

“I do not believe in voodoo; I believe in God and in my girls to deliver on the pitch of play,” Super Falcons...

Breaking: Super Falcons defeat Cameroon, secure final round of Olympics qualifier

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have defeated the Indomitable Lioness of Cameroon by a lone goal from Esther Okonkwo in the opening stages...

Jose Peseiro trolled online for playing injured Ola Aina in AFCON final

Super Eagles coach Jose Peseiro got brutally trolled online for playing Ola Aina in the finals of the Africa Cup of Nations with...

AFCON: Nigeria’s performance was built on collective efforts – FG

The Minister of Sports Development, Sen. John Owan Enoh, has attributed Nigeria’s commendable performance at the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON), held...

Amokachi, Aghahowa applaud NNPCL for successful 13th sports fiesta

Ex-Super Eagles legends — Daniel Amokachi and Julius Aghahowa — have lauded the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) for the successful hosting...

Bayern sack Thomas Tuchel, to exit in June

Following the abysmal performance of Bayern Munich this season, Thomas Tuchel will leave the German club at the end of the season, a...

Rivers Gov. Fubara gifts Super Eagles goalkeeper Nwabali, others N100m

Super Eagles goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali’s heroics at the just-concluded Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast have earned him N20 million from the...

FIFA rankings: Super Eagles jump to 28th best team in the world

Nigeria’s men’s football team, the Super Eagles, have moved up 14 places in the latest FIFA ranking, climbing from 42nd to 28th in...

Jose Peseiro not going anywhere anytime soon – NFF

With uncertainty surrounding Jose Peseiro’s job after the AFCON second-place finish, the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed that Peseiro will still be...

Just in: Pres. Tinubu confers national honours on Super Eagles, gifts them houses, land in Abuja

President Bola Tinubu has conferred the prestigious title of Member of the Order of Nigeria (MON) on Nigeria’s national football team, the Super...

Stop bullying Iwobi, focus on your failed music career, Asisat Oshoala blasts Tunde Ednut

In the aftermath of Nigeria’s loss in the just-concluded African Cup of Nations (AFCON) to Ivory Coast, social media has become a battleground...