Tottenham Sacks Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho

Tottenham Sacks Jose Mourinho         Jose Mourinho has been sacked as manager of Tottenham Hotspurs on Monday morning less than a week to Manchester City clash in the Carabao final. Tottenham have been struggling this season to make an entry into the top four of the EPL log table, to stand a chance of playing European football next season, The Portuguese sacking was confirmed via a public statement on the club’s website “The Club can today announce that Jose Mourinho and his coaching staff Joao Sacramento, Nuno…

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Kelechi Iheanacho Signs Contract Extension Deal With Leicester

Kelechi Iheanacho

Kelechi Iheanacho Signs New Contract With Leicester         Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho has signed a new contract with Leicester that will keep him at the Premier League club until 2024. Iheanacho has scored nine times in his last nine appearances in all competitions as Leicester cemented their grip on third place in the Premier League and reached the FA Cup semi-finals. The 24-year-old, who arrived at Leicester from Manchester City in 2017, scored five goals in three Premier League matches in March, earning him the top-flight Player…

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West Brom Batter 10-Man Chelsea 5-2

West Brom

West Brom Batter 10-Man Chelsea 5-2         West Brom has defeated Chelsea 5-2 in what is the first victory of the Baggies in Stamford Bridge. The defeat broke the unbeaten run of Manager Thomas Tuchel who took over from club legend Frank Lampard. It was broke the 14-match unbeaten run of the club. Chelsea drew the first blood through Pulisic in the 27th minute. But things went bad when Thiago Silva received a red card after two fouls. West Brom took the driver seat with goals from…

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Super Eagles Forward Iheanacho Named EPL Player Of The Month

Iheanacho

Super Eagles Forward Iheanacho Named EPL Player Of The Month         Kelechi Iheanacho, Nigerian forward, has won the English Premier League (EPL) Player of the Month award for March 2021. The Super Eagles star was in brilliant form for Brendan Rogders’ Leicester City during the period. He scored five times in three league appearances as the Foxes pushed to cement a European place. https://twitter.com/premierleague/status/1377923870620053504 “I’m so pleased and honoured to win this award. It’s great to be recognised, but I couldn’t have done it without the support…

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AFCON Qualifier: Super Eagles Beat Lesotho 3-0 in Lagos

Super Eagles Beat Lesotho

AFCON Qualifier: Super Eagles Beat Lesotho 3-0 in Lagos         Super Eagles beat Lesotho 3-0 in their final Group L match in the 2021 AFCON Qualifiers at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos State on Tuesday. Napoli’s striker Victor Osimhen gave Super Eagles their first goal 22nd minute into the match while Oghenekaro Etebo doubled the Nigerian team lead in the 51st minute. Paul Onuachu who came in as a substitute for Osimhen in the 74th minutes scored the team’s third goal in the 83rd minutes.

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CAF Clears Alex Iwobi to Play Against Lesotho

Alex Iwobi

CAF Clears Alex Iwobi to Play Against Lesotho         The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has cleared Super Eagles forward, Alex Iwobi, to play in Nigeria’s game against Lesotho today. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) announced this in a tweet on Tuesday, hours before the African Cup of Nations qualifier set to be played at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos. https://twitter.com/thenff/status/1376827016494915584 This comes after an earlier announcement that Iwobi had tested negative for COVID-19. The management of the Super Eagles team had questioned Iwobi’s COVID-19 positive…

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AFCON Qualifier: Onuachu Gives Super Eagles Late Winner Over Benin

AFCON Qualifier

AFCON Qualifier: Onuachu Gives Super Eagles Late Winner Over Benin         The Super Eagles of Nigeria maintained top of group L standings in the AFCON  qualifier after a 93rd-minute winner from substitute Paul Onuachu on Saturday evening. The Nigerian side had already booked their place in Cameroon after Lesotho and Sierra Leone played out a  0-0  draw earlier in the day, with Benin needing one point from the match against Nigeria to also secure a place at the finals of the competition. More later…

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Breaking: Nigeria Qualify For Africa Cup Of Nations

Africa Cup Of Nations

Breaking: Nigeria Qualify For Africa Cup Of Nations         The Super Eagles of Nigeria have qualified for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Angeladaviesblog reports that three-time champions Nigeria qualified for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Saturday after Lesotho and Sierra Leone drew 0-0 in Group L. The result in Maseru guaranteed the Super Eagles a top-two finish in the section ahead of their top-of-the-table clash away to Benin in Porto-Novo later Saturday. A tweet on Saturday by the Confederation of African Football (CAF), said that…

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Victor Osimhen Collapses, Stretchered Off in Napoli Defeat

Victor Osimhen

Victor Osimhen Collapses, Stretchered Off in Napoli Defeat         Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen was stretchered off in Napoli’s 4-2 defeat at Atalanta on Sunday after he collapsed in the final minute of the encounter. The 21-year-old, who was making his 10th Serie A appearance for Napoli since he joined the club for a record €70m, including add-ons and bonuses, fell awkwardly and bumped the back of his head on the ground. He seemed to lose consciousness and was rushed off on a stretcher to a nearby…

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Ex-ABS Midfielder, Ibrahim Odiba, Slumps, Dies During Training in Lokoja

Ibrahim Odiba

Ex-ABS Midfielder, Ibrahim Odiba, Slumps, Dies During Training in Lokoja         Kogi-born Ibrahim Odiba, a star football player has slumped and died during training in Lokoja. Glamtush reports that the football community in Kogi was thrown into mourning when Ibrahim Odiba, a star football player slumped and died during training at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja, the State capital in the morning of Saturday, February 20, 2020. According to eyewitnesses, Odiba, an ex-ABS FC midfielder, was full of life when he resumed training, and even when he slumped,…

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