AFCONQ: Super Eagles’ loss to Guinea Bissau unbelievable — Adepoju

A member of the 94 set of the Super Eagles, Mutiu Adepoju, has described the Super Eagles 0-1 loss to the Wild Dogs of Guinea Bissau as unbelievable. A shell-shocked Adepoju, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), queried what went wrong with the senior national team to warrant such an embarrassing […]
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Lazio to ban fans for life for anti-Semitic acts

Lazio will ban three fans from attending matches for life following anti-Semitic behaviour during the weekend’s Rome derby, including one who wore a Nazi message on his replica top, the Serie A club announced on Wednesday. The club said in a statement that once it has received the trio’s personal details from police they would […]

Swiatek pulls out of Miami Open with rib injury

World number one Iga Swiatek withdrew from the Miami Open tournament on Monday with a rib injury. The Pole was the defending champion at Miami and was expected to play American Claire Liu in the second round on Thursday after receiving a first-round bye. She lost in the semifinals of Indian Wells to eventual champion […]

Cristiano Ronaldo set to become most-capped international footballer

By Efosa Taiwo Cristiano Ronaldo could be making history, breaking the FIFA record for men’s international caps with a 197th appearance if he plays tomorrow. The Selecao of Portugal will tackle Liechtenstein in their first qualifier for Euro 2024 with manager Roberto Martinez having given a call-up to the legendary forward. Currently, the five-time Ballon […]

Mesut Ozil announces retirement from football

Former Real Madrid and Arsenal star Mesut Ozil has announced his retirement from football at the age of 34. The German midfielder spent eight years at the Emirates Stadium after a £42.5million switch to North London from Spanish giants Real Madrid in 2013. In his time at the Emirates, Ozil helped the Gunners win four […]

De Bruyne named as new Belgium captain

By Efosa Taiwo Manchester City lynchpin, Kevin De Bruyne has been confirmed as the new captain of the Belgium national team. This comes following Eden Hazard’s retirement from international football after Belgium’s premature exit from the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Another fallout from the exit was the end of former coach Roberto Martinez’s reign […]