Tag: sports

We Knew Eagles Lack Penalty Scoring Skill – Ghanaian Coach

Bloemfontein (South Africa) – ”We purposely stretched the match into penalty shootout because we knew that Nigeria did not know how to play penalty,” says Ghanian Coach, Maxwell Konadu. Konadu made the statement at a post match interview on Wednesday after Black Stars defeated Super Eagles 4-1 on penalty to[Read More…]

CHAN 2014: Keshi Says Super Eagles Prepared For Match Against Ghana

NAN Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi on Tuesday says the team is focused for the semi-final match against Ghana in the ongoing African Nations Championship (CHAN). Nigeria will play Ghana in a semi-final match at the Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein, on Jan. 29. Keshi told newsmen at Bloemfontein, South Africa,[Read More…]

Nigeria-Ghana Preview: A Titanic Battle Of Two West African Rivals

By Victor Okoye Nigeria and Ghana will renew an age-long rivalry when both sides clash on Wednesday in the semi-finals of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Bloemfontein, South Africa. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the Black Stars of Ghana had on Sunday defeated DR Congo 1-0[Read More…]

Chelsea Agree Fee For Mohamed Salah

Mohamed Salah will complete his move to Chelsea in the coming days after the Blues confirmed that they have agreed a fee with Basel. The 21-year-old Egypt international has yet to agree personal terms, but he is expected to agree a move to Stamford Bridge assuming that he passes a[Read More…]

For Failing To Declare Chelsea Midfielder GLO/CAF Winner, Mikel’s Father Blasts Hayatou Over Award

by Jude Owuamanam Pa Michael Obi, father of Chelsea and Super Eagles star, Mikel, has blamed the President of the Confederation of African Football, Mr. Isa Hayatou, for the inability of his son to win the recently-held CAF/GLO African Footballer of the Year award. The CAF/GLO African Footballer of the[Read More…]

Chelsea And Manchester United Agree Provisional £40m Deal For Juan Mata

By The Guardian Jamie Jackson and Dominic Fifield Chelsea and Manchester United have provisionally agreed a £40m fee for Juan Mata, though the champions are yet to make a formal bid and any deal to take the 25-year-old to Old Trafford remains dependent on him personally informing José Mourinho of[Read More…]

Bafana Bafana Labelled “Bunch Of Losers” By South African Sports Minister

South Africa have been labelled “a bunch of losers” by the country’s sports minister after they were eliminated in the group stage of the African Nations Championship. The hosts of the tournament for home-based players lost 3-1 to Nigeria on Sunday to suffer a humiliating exit. “What I saw was[Read More…]

Samuel Eto’o Ends Manchester United’s Hopes In 3 -1 Defeat

Manchester United’s title hopes were all but ended as Samuel Eto’o scored a hat-trick to give Chelsea victory. David Moyes’s side started brightly but Eto’o opened the scoring with a shot that deflected off Michael Carrick. Eto’o scored again just before the break, sweeping in from Gary Cahill’s cross, before[Read More…]

Barcelona Coach Believes Lionel Messi Has Fully Recovered From Injury

MADRID (AFP) – Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino believes Lionel Messi has fully recovered from a hamstring injury that kept him out for two months and will soon be back to his best. Messi is expected to start as Barca travel to Levante in La Liga on Sunday after scoring twice[Read More…]

IOC Member Criticize The U.S. For Including Openly Gay Members In Olympic Delegation

By Kevin Kaduk Mario Pescante, an Italian who has been an IOC member since 1994, criticized the United States on Wednesday for including gay members as part of its Olympic delegation to Sochi next month. Back in December, President Barack Obama named three openly gay athletes — tennis great Billie[Read More…]