Tag: sports

Nigerian footballer tests positive to Coronavirus in Italy

Nigerian footballer tests positive in Italy, as spread risk upgraded to highest level A Nigerian footballer based in Italy, Paul Akpan Udoh, is reported to have tested positive for coronavirus. Udon, a 22-year-old who plays for Pianese in the Italian Serie C, was said to be diagnosed on Thursday and[Read More…]

Manchester United Beat Watford, to Climb fifth In Premier League Table

Bruno Fernandes opened his goalscoring account at Manchester United on Sunday as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side climbed to fifth place in the Premier League table with a 3-0 win against lowly Watford. United have struggled for consistency all season but the victory at Old Trafford lifts them to 41 points,[Read More…]

Fury Knocks out Wilder To Win WBC Heavyweight Title

Tyson Fury dominated Deontay Wilder on the way to a seventh-round technical knockout, seizing the World Boxing Council heavyweight title as he handed the American his first defeat. Fourteen months after their dramatic split-decision draw, Britain’s Fury battered the American champion — who had blood streaming from his left ear[Read More…]

Why Kepa Arrizabalaga was left out of Chelsea’s starting line-up for the Premier League

Kepa Arrizabalaga was left out of Chelsea’s starting line-up for the Premier League fixture away at Leicester City. The Spanish goalkeeper was in the XI for the Blues’ last league outing – a 2-2 home draw with Arsenal – but was on the bench for the FA Cup trip to Hull[Read More…]

Breaking: Nigeria’s, Odion Ighalo joins Manchester United

Manchester United have signed former Watford striker Odion Ighalo from Shanghai Shenhua on loan until the end of the season BBC reports The deal to bring the 30-year-old Nigeria international to Old Trafford contains no option to buy. Ighalo, who is still in China but is expected to fly to[Read More…]

Just In: Inter Milan sign Eriksen from Tottenham

Inter Milan announced the signing of Danish international midfielder Christian Eriksen from Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday. The Serie A club said on its web site that Eriksen had signed a contract until June 2024 but did not mention a fee. The 27-year-old joined Tottenham from Ajax in 2013 and played[Read More…]

Just In: Chelsea beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-0

Lampard’s Chelsea beat Mourinho’s Tottenham 2-0 amid crowd racism Meanwhile, spurs fans warned over ‘racist behaviour’. The PA system was forced to issue three calls to stop offensive behaviour  The Premier League has been shaken by yet another episode of alleged racism, this time involving supporters at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Chelsea were leading[Read More…]

‘I was wrongly banned by FIFA’, -Samson Siasia laments

Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia, has stated that he has been wrongly accused, banned and fined by FIFA for an offence he never committed, Sports Extra reports.  Siasia was fined $50,000 and banned for life by FIFA for allegedly agreeing to ‘the manipulation of matches’ for betting purposes. In a media statement[Read More…]

Nigerians react as Anthony Joshua defeats Andy Ruiz

A former national light-heavyweight boxing champion, Isaac Ikhouria, has congratulated the Nigerian born British boxer, Anthony Joshua for defeating Mexican boxer, Andy Ruiz to reclaim his world heavyweight titles. Ikhouria disclosed this while speaking to newsmen on Sunday in Benin. “Nobody had expected Joshua loosing to him back then in[Read More…]

Croatia wrongly deports Nigerian table tennis players to Bosnia

The organisers of an international student sports competition have called for two Nigerian table tennis players to be returned to their own country after Croatian police wrongly deported them to a Bosnian refugee camp. The Guardina UK is reporting that Abia Uchenna Alexandro and Eboh Kenneth Chinedu, students at the[Read More…]