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All eyes are once again on Cristiano Ronaldo as Manchester United aims make amends for a shock Champions League defeat to Young Boys when the Premier League leaders head to West Ham on Sunday. Second-placed Chelsea are behind United only on goals scored and will look to extend their unbeaten start in a London derby […]

Nigeria has remained unmoved in the latest FIFA rankings for the month of September as they retained their 34th position in the latest ranking was released on Thursday. In Africa, the Super Eagles maintained their fifth position, while Tunisia are 25th in the world and second on the continent behind Senegal, who are Africa’s number […]

Nigeria dropped down to 35th position in the latest FIFA Coca-Cola world rankings following a lacklustre display in November that saw them end the year without a win. The rankings released by the world football body on Friday showed that Nigeria dropped three places from the 32nd position in November. The Super Eagles dropped three […]

Southern Governors met in Enugu on Thursday, declaring that it is within their purview to collect the Value Added Tax, VAT. This is coming amid row between the Rivers State Government and the Federal Government, a case that is now subject of litigation. The governors also reaffirmed their stand on open-grazing ban, urging every State […]

England have moved into the top three of the FIFA rankings for the first time in nine years following their results during the September international break. Having sat fourth in the standings since April 2019, the Three Lions leapfrogged world champions France to move up to third in the list released on Thursday. Belgium remain […]

Brazilian football legend Pele remains in intensive care but is making a satisfactory recovery after undergoing surgery for a suspected colon tumor, his doctors said Friday. Pele’s medical team at the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo said in a statement that he was “actively conversing and displaying vital signs within normal range.” Pele, 80, […]

Novak Djokovic is one win away from becoming the first man to complete a Grand Slam in 52 years. The world number one fought back to defeat Alexander Zverev 4-6 6-2 6-4 4-6 6-2 Friday in the US Open semi-finals to put himself on the brink of history. Djokovic will face second seed Daniil Medvedev […]

Zlatan Ibrahimovic says that he does not consider himself a lesser player than Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, with the forward stating that he believes himself to be “the best in the world”. The AC Milan attacker is widely considered one of the most prolific players of his generation following a journeyman career across seven […]

Pundit and former Everton hitman Kevin Campbell has insisted that the club could make a move for free agent Serge Aurier to alleviate issues at right-back. The Toffees are left with a depth problem with out-and-out senior right-backs following an injury sustained by club captain Seamus Coleman on international duty. The club does have Jonjoe […]

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has confirmed Virgil van Dijk is ‘200 per cent’ ready to face Leeds United on Sunday. There was universal concern earlier in the week when the Dutchman limped off following Netherlands’ 6-1 victory over Turkey. Despite the 30-year-old acting to allay fears in a post-match interview, worries remained that the more […]


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