Dr.Ifeanyi Ubah, Asisat Oshoala foundation donates education aid and sporting items to primary school girls in Lagos (PHOTOS) Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah, the Chairman of Anambra State Football Association and owner of NPFL club, FC Ifeanyi Ubah has flagged off the much anticipated initiative called Football Made in Anambra which is aimed at raising one footballer from one family each in ... Read More »
The Supreme Task, a dance crew from Nigeria, has won $7,000 by claiming the best prize in performance category at the 2016 Korean POP World Festival held at Chanhwon Sport Park, South Korea. A statement by the Director of Korean Cultural Centre, by Mr. Han Sungrae, made available on Thursday in Abuja, said the event had a total of 15 ... Read More »
Nigerian football icon Stephen Okechukwu Keshi died suddenly in the early hours of Wednesday in Benin City, Edo state, according to Sahara Reporters quoting TheCable. The former international football player and coach had lost his wife of 33 years, Kate, last year after a prolonged battle with cancer. Keshi (pic credit : goal.com) TheCable confirmed his death from a ... Read More »
Muhammad Ali has died aged 74 after a 32-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. The legendary boxer – widely regarded as the best of all time – died with his family at his side on Friday evening, a day after he was rushed to hospital with difficulty breathing. Greatest boxer Ali then and recently ‘After a 32-year battle with Parkinson’s ... Read More »
Samuel Eto’o (playfully) tells the coach to substitute Jay Jay Okocha because he is too good. This occurred during Joseph Yobo’s testimonial yesterday at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt. (You can also see some of Jay Jay’s party tricks during the match).
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Giwa FC has been expelled from 2015/2016 Nigeria Professional Football league season, the League Management Company (LMC) has announced.
The LMC on Friday stated that Giwa FC was expelled from League after failing to honour three consecutive home games after being banished to Ilorin owing to crowd violence that greeted their game against Enugu Rangers.
The development falls short of the rules of the LMC.
The three fixtures Giwa FC failed to honour were those against Wikki (
The Nigerian football federation has finally muzzled troublemaker, Chris Giwa. Giwa and his supporters were today handed a 5 year ban from the NFF disciplinary committee.
This means Giwa and his factional board will not be taking part in any football related activity for the next 5 years.
According to a statement issued by the committee, Giwa and his croonies namely Johnson Effiong, Muazu Suleyman, Yahaya Adama and Sani Fema were found guilty among other things of impersonating the NFF.The statement read;
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Nigeria striker Ahmed Musa grew up in Jos and has always called the city home. Hence, the big decision to spare no cost in creating a comfortable and secure abode for his family in the Plateau state capital.
The CSKA Moscow forward is set to move into a new home in the tin city after spending millions on developing the property that sits on about 10 plots of prime real estate, Goal has been told.
The duplex is tastefully furnished and it contains among many other amenities a swimming pool, a sizable football field with synthetic pitch, a mosque and a gym.
In 2013, Musa’s home in Jos was attacked by armed men who came in search of his wife and son. It is thought that he’s decided to move into a bigger, more secure residence with higher security.
In a video made available to Goal, the facility has high tech electric fence and silver gate that slides into place seamlessly after every entry and exit.
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Netherlands footballing great Johan Cruyff has died of cancer aged 68.
Cruyff, who made his name as a forward with Ajax and Barcelona, was European footballer of the year three times.
He won three consecutive European Cups with Ajax from 1971, coached Barcelona to their first European Cup triumph in 1992 and helped the Dutch reach the 1974 World Cup final, where they lost 2-1 to West Germany.
The Dutch FA said: “Words can hardly be found for this huge loss.”
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The Citizens face the Ligue 1
champions, with the chance of
reaching the Champions League semi-
final for the first time, while there is an
all-Spanish clash elsewhere.
Manchester City will face Paris Saint-
Germain while reigning champions
Barcelona take on Atletico Madrid in the
Champions League quarter-finals.
The match between City and PSG gives
the Manchester club the chance to reach
the Champions League final for the first
time, as Manuel Pellegrini’s Ci