Lesotho 2 Nigeria 4 : Osimhen Scores First International Brace; Iwobi, Chukwueze

Lesotho 2 Nigeria 4 : Osimhen Scores First International Brace; Iwobi, Chukwueze

Nigeria rounded off their hostilities for the year 2019 with a goal-laden victory (4-2) over Lesotho in their 2021 AFCON qualifier at the Setsoto stadium on Sunday evening. Gernot Rohr made two changes to the starting line-up that beat Benin in Uyo five days ago, with Moses Simon and Chidozie Awaziem coming into the side…

Thiago Silva Slammed Messi for Insult on Brazil National Coach

Thiago Silva Slammed Messi for Insult on Brazil National Coach

Thiago Silva has slammed Lionel Messi for his conduct during Argentina’s victory over Brazil. The Barcelona superstar scored the only goal of the prestige friendly in Saudi Arabia, reacting fastest in the 14th minute, converting the rebound after Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker had saved Messi’s penalty. Messi, making his return from a three-month international ban…

Creative Midfielder, Joe Aribo Unlikely to Start for Super Eagles Against Benin

Creative Midfielder, Joe Aribo Unlikely to Start for Super Eagles Against Benin

As Gernot Rohr’s men put finishing touches to their preparations ahead of their crunch tie against the Squirrels tomorrow (Wednesday), reports emerging from the Super Eagles camp indicate that a key midfielder is set to miss out. Rangers of Scotland midfielder Joe Aribo will not make the Super Eagles starting eleven that will face Benin…

Raheem Sterling Dropped by England After Row with Liverpool Player

Raheem Sterling Dropped by England After Row with Liverpool Player

The Three Lions will have to play without the Manchester City winger after it was decided he will not be considered for selection Raheem Sterling will not be considered for England’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro following an incident at England’s St George’s Park training base. The Manchester City winger will miss out on the…

Friendly: Super Eagles of Nigeria Forced Brazil to a Draw

Friendly: Super Eagles of Nigeria Forced Brazil to a Draw

Brazil’s winless run stretched to four matches as they settled for a friendly draw against Nigeria on Sunday. Joe Aribo fired Nigeria into the lead not long later before Casemiro scrambled Brazil level within three minutes of the interval. The Real Madrid midfielder went closest to winning it, seeing a header cannon against the crossbar…

Super Eagles Star Osimhen Making Nigeria Proud in Ligue 1

Super Eagles Star Osimhen Making Nigeria Proud in Ligue 1

Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen has been named in French Ligue 1 team of the week, reports Completesports.com. Osimhen scored Lille’s second goal in their 2-2 home draw against Nimes last Sunday. The 20-year-old has scored seven goals in nine league appearances for his club this season. The former VFL Wolfsburg of Germany striker is also…

Sir Alex Ferguson Praises Wenger, his “Special Enemy” in Football

Sir Alex Ferguson Praises Wenger, his “Special Enemy” in Football

Sir Alex Ferguson in Special Tribute to ‘Absolute Legend’ Wenger Sir Alex Ferguson has hailed Arsene Wenger as “an absolute legend” at a special tribute night for the former Arsenal boss. The pair crossed swords several times during their careers as they dominated English football in the late 1990s and early 2000s. But addressing his…

Cristiano Ronaldo Scored Four in Portugal Rout of Luthuana

Cristiano Ronaldo Scored Four in Portugal Rout of Luthuana

Cristiano Ronaldo scored four to take his international tally to 93 goals as Portugal claimed a 5-1 win over Lithuania in Euro 2020 qualifying on a night to forget for goalkeeper Ernestas Setkus. With Ronaldo’s early penalty having been cancelled out by Vytautas Andriuskevicius before half-time, Setkus was guilty of a blooper when he fumbled…