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Mourinho eyes third Champions League trophy in 2020

Mourinho eyes third Champions League trophy in 2020 Jose Mourinho is gunning for a return to top level management and a third Champions League title, the former Real Madrid and Manchester United manager revealed on Friday in an interview with AFP.  Mourinho has been out of work since being sacked by United in December and said he would like...... more

Nigeria win first U-19 Cricket World Cup ticket

Nigeria win first U-19 Cricket World Cup ticket Nigeria has secured a dramatic, first ever spot in the ICC Under-19 World Cup in 2020, after beating Sierra Leone by two wickets, on the final day of the Africa qualifying tournament in Namibia.  Set 139 to win, Nigeria endured a nervy chase, slipping to 87 for six at one point,...... more

Super Eagles end AFCON qualifying campaign with victory over Seychelles

Super Eagles end AFCON qualifying campaign with victory over Seychelles The Super Eagles of Nigeria, today at the Stephen Keshi stadium in Asaba defeated Seychelles 3-1 to finish top of Group E of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).  With qualification already achieved, the Eagles needed just a win to ensure they finish top of Group E above South and...... more

Super Eagles confident of victory in Seychelles clash

Super Eagles confident of victory in Seychelles clash Confidence is high in the camp of the Super Eagles as already –eliminated Pirates of Seychelles tackle the three –time African champions at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.  The encounter will kick-off a true football feast in the Delta State capital on Friday, in fulfilment of the final day fixtures of...... more

Ex-football star arrested for drug trafficking

Ex-football star arrested for drug trafficking Former Colombia international Jhon Viafara has been arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking and could be extradited to face charges in the United States, the public prosecutor’s office said on Wednesday. The 40-year-old former midfielder was one of five persons detained on Tuesday in the western city of Jamundi and Medellin,...... more

EPL: Chelsea suffer shocking defeat at Everton as Liverpool go top

EPL: Chelsea suffer shocking defeat at Everton as Liverpool go top Everton football club on Sunday dented the hope of Chelsea of making the top-four as they overpowered the Maurizio Sarri’s tutored side by 2-0 in one of the English Premier League (EPL) matches decided on Sunday. Meanwhile, Liverpool overtook Manchester City to climb to the summit of the Premier League after...... more

Champions Raja Casablanca, Enugu Rangers face elimination in CAF Confed Cup

Champions Raja Casablanca, Enugu Rangers face elimination in CAF Confed Cup CAF Confederation Cup defending champions Raja Casablanca are facing elimination unless they win a tricky match in Congo Brazzaville and get help from fellow Moroccans Renaissance Berkane. Raja have drawn four games and lost one in Group A, leaving them bottom of the table ahead of a final matchday clash with...... more

Arsenal book Napoli in Europa quarter-finals

Arsenal book Napoli in Europa quarter-finals Arsenal were handed a tough quarter-finals tie with Italian giants Napoli in the Europa League draw Friday as Chelsea were paired with outsiders Slavia Prague. Unai Emery’s team will host Napoli at the Emirates Stadium in the first leg on April 11, with the return in Italy a week later. It...... more

BREAKING: Tottenham to face Man City, Man Utd draw Barcelona in Champions League quarter-finals

BREAKING:  Tottenham to face Man City, Man Utd draw Barcelona in Champions League quarter-finals Tottenham have been drawn against Manchester City in an all-English Champions League quarter-final tie, while Manchester United will face Barcelona. In the other two ties, last season's finalists Liverpool were drawn against Porto, while Real Madrid's conquerors Ajax will face Juventus. Full Champions League quarter-final draw Ajax vs Juventus Liverpool vs...... more

Arsenal, Chelsea storm into Europa League quarter-finals

Arsenal, Chelsea storm into Europa League quarter-finals Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice at the Emirates and also teed up Ainsley Maitland-Niles as Arsenal edged Rennes 4-3 aggregate to join Chelsea in Friday’s Europa League quarter-final draw. Arsenal’s triumph means that six English Premier League teams are in the two UEFA competitions. Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham had...... more

Mane destroys Bayern, shoots Liverpool into UEFA Champions quarter-finals

Mane destroys Bayern, shoots Liverpool into UEFA Champions quarter-finals Sadio Mane recorded a brace in Munich to send Liverpool into the quarter finals of the UEFA Champions league, the second time in two successive seasons. Virgil van Djik scored the third goal that made the Jurgen Klopp boys overcome the Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich 3-1 in the second leg of...... more

FIFA extends ban of president

FIFA extends ban of president FIFA, world football's governing body, has extended the provisional ban of Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) president Keramuudin Karim by a further 90 days. Karim was originally given a 90-day ban in December when allegations emerged of sexual and physical abuse by male officials from the AFF towards members of the women's...... more

Olympic medalist commits suicide

Olympic medalist commits suicide Olympian Kelly Catlin, who helped the United States win the women’s pursuit team silver medal at the 2016 Rio Games, has died, USA Cycling said on Sunday. The three-time world champion was 23 and was said to have died by committing suicide on Friday, a letter written by her father confirmed....... more

Maradona accepts paternity of 3 Cuban children

Maradona accepts paternity of 3 Cuban children Argentina’s 1986 World Cup soccer winning captain, Diego Maradona, has three children in Cuba and will travel to the country to legally recognise them, his lawyer told Argentine media. Maradona, 58, now a technical director at Mexican club Dorados de Sinaloa, has five children from other relationships with different women. Lawyer...... more

FIFA set to hire Arsene Wenger: Reports

FIFA set to hire Arsene Wenger: Reports FIFA is making a bid to hire Frenchman Arsene Wenger for football duties, months after he quit his job as manager at Arsenal. French newspaper Le Parisien reported that Wenger has been approached by FIFA to head the technical development department. According to the newspaper, FIFA boss Gianni Infantino wants Wenger...... more

Over N6m up for grabs at maiden Lagos Media Marathon

Over N6m up for grabs at maiden Lagos Media Marathon Over six million Naira will be won in the maiden Lagos Media Marathon on May 1, 2019. According to the initial breakdown of cash prizes released by the organizers, the male and female journalists who emerge top in their respective 10km races will be taking home N1m each, while the runners-up...... more

Miracle in Paris as Man U beat PSG to advance to Champions League quarter-finals

Miracle in Paris as Man U beat PSG to advance to Champions League quarter-finals Marcus Rashford scored a nerveless injury-time penalty as Manchester United staged an incredible comeback to beat Paris St-Germain on away goals on Wednesday night and reach the Champions League quarter-finals. Rashford thumped home the VAR-awarded spot-kick in the 94th minute after Diogo Dalot’s speculative shot struck Presnel Kimpembe on the arm....... more

SHOCKER: Ajax knock champions Real Madrid out of Champions League

SHOCKER: Ajax knock champions Real Madrid out of Champions League Real Madrid’s reign in the Champions League ended in a disastrous fashion on Tuesday as a youthful Ajax side put in a brilliant performance to defeat the defending champions at the Santiago Bernabeu. Ajax started the game with greater desire than their struggling hosts and seven minutes letter they were rewarded...... more

Rohr calls up 23 players for Seychelles, Egypt

Rohr calls up 23 players for Seychelles, Egypt Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr has invited stand-in team captain Ahmed Musa and 22 other players for matches slated this month, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) said on Monday. The Eagles will host the Pirates of Seychelles in their final match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers on...... more

Tragedy in Kano: Real Madrid fan kills Barcelona fan after El Clásico loss

Tragedy in Kano: Real Madrid fan kills Barcelona fan after El Clásico loss The longstanding rivalry between two giant Catalan football clubs, Real Madrid and FC Barcelona, has claimed the life of a Barcelona fan in Kano after the latest showdown weekend. Tragedy struck when a 17-year-old diehard Madrid fan, Salisu Muhammad of Yakasai quarters in Kano, was said to have stabbed Mujittafa Musa...... more

Everton dent Liverpool’s title hopes

Everton dent Liverpool’s title hopes Everton ensured Manchester City remained top of the Premier League as they produced a battling performance to hold Liverpool to a goalless draw at Goodison Park. Liverpool needed victory to leapfrog City after their win at Bournemouth but Jurgen Klopp's side lacked the cutting edge to break the deadlock in a...... more

Manchester City reclaim Premier League top spot

Manchester City reclaim Premier League top spot Manchester City struck the latest blow in the Premier League title race as they moved above Liverpool to the top of the table after Riyad Mahrez secured a 1-0 victory at Bournemouth on Saturday.  City climbed two points clear of Liverpool, increasing the pressure on their title rivals before Jurgen Klopp’s...... more

Federer wins 100th ATP title, second man to reach milestone

Federer wins 100th ATP title, second man to reach milestone Roger Federer has clinched his 100th ATP Tour singles title, the second man to achieve the feat after Jimmy Connors in the Open era. Federer reached the milestone with a 6-4 6-4 victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Dubai Tennis Championships. Stefanos had beaten Federer in the fourth round of Australian...... more

Real Madrid sack coach for criticising team on radio

Real Madrid sack coach for criticising team on radio Real Madrid have sacked youth team coach Alvaro Benito after he made negative comments about their first team on a radio programme during Wednesday’s 3-0 defeat to FC Barcelona. The defeat was in a Copa del Rey semi-final second leg match. In a statement released on Twitter on Friday, Benito said:...... more

Jay Jay Okocha reacts to court arrest order

Jay Jay Okocha reacts to court arrest order Former Super Eagles captain, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha, yesterday said he was never contacted over his alleged failure to pay income tax before a Lagos court issued a bench warrant for his arrest. Many local and international media celebrated the order by a Lagos High Court in Igbosere for Okocha’s arrest...... more

Boxing: Joshua vows to reconstruct challenger's face

Boxing: Joshua vows to reconstruct challenger's face Heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua warned American challenger Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller on Monday that he would strip him of his soul and reconstruct his face at Madison Square Garden on June 1. The fight in New York will be WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO champion Joshua’s U.S. debut. Coming face...... more

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles draw USA, Qatar, Ukraine in Group D

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles draw USA, Qatar, Ukraine in Group D Nigeria’s Flying Eagles have been drawn in group d for the 2019 FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Poland. The Flying Eagles who qualified as the 4th best team in Africa will face Qatar, Ukraine and the United States of America in the group phase. Under 20 world cup winners, Bebeto and...... more

Leicester sack coach Claude Puel

Leicester sack coach Claude Puel Leicester announced the sacking of manager Claude Puel on Sunday following the struggling Premier League side’s sixth defeat in seven games. Saturday’s 4-1 loss to Crystal Palace dropped the 2015/2016 champions to 12th, only eight points above the relegation places. A statement released by the club said: “Leicester City Football Club...... more

Arsenal go fourth in EPL as Liverpool, Man United draw

Arsenal go fourth in EPL as Liverpool, Man United draw Arsenal are now back in the Premier League’s top four after Alexandre Lacazette and Henrikh Mkhitaryan put two goals past struggling Southampton at the Emirates. It took just six minutes for Lacazette to convert from Mkhitaryan’s attempted shot and the latter turned home the dangerous Alex Iwobi’s assist. Match report by...... more

FIFA bans Chelsea from next two transfer windows, club to appeal

FIFA bans Chelsea from next two transfer windows, club to appeal FIFA have banned Chelsea from the next two transfer windows after the Premier League club was found guilty of breaching rules regarding overseas players under the age of 18, soccer’s world governing body said on Friday. In a statement, FIFA said Chelsea had also been fined 600,000 Swiss Francs (460,800 pounds)...... more

 

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