Football

FIFA, CAF presidents grace Aisha Buhari Cup kick-off, Falcons win 2-0

  Substitute Gift Monday handed Nigeria a sweet 2-0 victory on the opening day of the maiden edition of the Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Tournament in the City of Lagos. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State led eminent political big-wigs, and FIFA President Gianni Infantino and CAF President Patrice Motsepe led football’s top echelon, including …

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Ronaldo’s son joins Man United academy after dad’s return

  Cristiano Ronaldo Jr joined up with the Manchester United academy while his father has returned to the club he left 12 years ago. It comes as the Portugal international put on a performance on his second debut for the Red Devils against Newcastle, Mirror UK reports. Ronaldo scored the opener and went on to grab another …

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Excitement as Nigeria’s nine-year-old Munir Sada joins Arsenal

  A nine-year-old Nigerian, Munir Sada, has joined Arsenal Football Kid Academy in London, United Kingdom. Pictures of the nine-year-old with Arsenal document trended online, with many Nigerians excited about the move. Sada, who was kitted in an Arsenal jersey, was with two women said to be his parents in the picture. An Information Officer …

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BREAKING: Super Eagles beat Cape Verde 2-1 in 2022 World Cup qualifier

  The Super Eagles continued their 100 per cent record against Cape Verde in their second match of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday. The Nigerian team won the game 2-1 after staging a comeback. While Victor Osimhen scored Nigeria’s first goal in the 28th minute, the Super Eagles got their second goal through …

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Onyema Motivates Super Eagles With N20m Pledge To Beat Cape Verde

  Ahead of their second Group C match of the 2022 Qatar World Cup qualifying series, the Chairman of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema, has promised to reward the Super Eagles with N20m, if they beat Cape Verde to stay on top of the group. The three-time African champions will battle the Blue Sharks of …

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Matchday one: 2022 World Cup qualifying fixtures in Africa

  Complete 2022 World Cup matchday 1 qualifying fixtures in Africa this week (all kick-off times GMT): Wednesday At Douala, Cameroon Central African Republic v Cape Verde, 1300 At Nouakchott, Mauritania Guinea-Bissau v Guinea, 1600 At Thies, Senegal Senegal v Togo, 1600 At Agadir, Morocco Mali v Rwanda, 1900 At Benghazi, Libya Libya v Gabon, …

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Manchester City’s Benjamin Mendy Charged With Four Counts Of Rape

Manchester City suspended Benjamin Mendy on Thursday after Cheshire police confirmed the Frenchman has been charged with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault. “Benjamin Mendy, aged 27, has been charged with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault,” Cheshire Police said in a statement. “The charges relate to …

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Chukwueze out for three months

Super Eagles forward, Samuel Chukwueze will not be in action today when his Spanish club, Villarreal tackle English giants, Chelsea in the 2021 UEFA Super Cup, www.bestchoicesports.com.ng can report.   Villarreal manager, Unai Emery will remain without Samuel Chukwueze who is still suffering with a hamstring injury.   The Nigerian international suffered a season ending …

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BREAKING: Lionel Messi agrees two-year PSG deal

  Former FC Barcelona skipper, Lionel Messi, has finally reached an agreement with Paris Saint-Germain as a free agent. Following the Argentine’s failure to reach an agreement on a new deal with the Catalan mega-club after a meeting last Thursday, there have been rumours linking the 34-year-old to PSG. Messi, at Sunday press conference, confirmed …

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