Eguma sad despite Confederations Cup win

Rivers United manager, Stanley Eguma was pretty upset despite his side’s 2-1 victory over Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) in Tuesday’s Group A CAF Confederation Cup clash in Port Harcourt. Eguma’s charges got off to a flyer in the contest decided at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port Harcourt co... [More]

Delta Principals’ Cup : Ex-Eagles hail Zenith Bank over revival of tourney

by Chidera Akalonu The Principals’ Cup Football Competition for all secondary schools in Delta State recently took place between March 16 and May 20. Courtesy of Zenith Bank plc, the competition which had been abandoned was revived and it witnessed high level of quality displayed by the players of v... [More]

Angel Di Maria handed jail term for tax fraud

Paris Saint-Germain forward Angel Di Maria has been given a suspended one-year jail sentence and fined £1.76m for tax fraud in Spain. Di Maria admitted two counts of tax fraud totalling £1.16m during his four-year spell with Real Madrid between 2010 and 2014, related to his image rights. The 29-year... [More]

Seka is VAT Wonder Goal No. 4 Winner

FC IfeanyiUbah’s Ivorian import, Pasca Seka got the highest votes of 338 to emerge the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Match Day 23 VAT Wonder Goal award winner. Seka ran neck and neck with Lobi Stars’ Anthony Okpotu in the votes on the twitter handle picking 73 votes to Okpotu’s 71 of t... [More]

FIFA Confederations Cup : Ronaldo’s header sinks Russia

Portugal claimed their first victory at the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 after defeating Russia 1-0 in front of a crowd of 42,759 in Moscow yesterday. Cristiano Ronaldo’s early header was enough to give the European champions all three points at the Spartak Stadium. Despite their best efforts, parti... [More]

NFF, Dalung mourns Kelechi ‘Caterpillar’ Emeteole

by Joe Apu The Nigeria Football Federation yesterday expressed shock at news of the death of former Nigeria international player and one-time Head Coach of the Supersand Eagles, Kelechi Emeteole. He was 66. Emeteole, who won 17 caps for the Senior National Team (then known as Green Eagles) and score... [More]

CBN to begin licensing of PAMCs with N10bn capital requirements

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is set to license, regulate and supervise the Private Asset Management Companies (PAMCs) with paid-up capital requirement of N10 billion as contained in the exposure draft released on Tuesday. The PAMCs are expected to manage the risk assets of banking sector, which has... [More]

Mourinho accused of tax fraud during Real Madrid stint

Manchester United boss José Mourinho has been accused of tax fraud by Spanish prosecutors investigating his time as Real Madrid’s head coach. The Portuguese manager is accused of defrauding Spain of €3.3m (£2.9m; $3.6m) in taxes between 2011 and 2012. He has yet to comment on the claim. A pros... [More]

Mayweather v McGregor a ‘circus show’, says Golovkin

Undefeated middleweight world champion, Gennady Golovkin, has dismissed the high-profile crossover bout between American boxer Floyd Mayweather and Irish mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor, as a “circus show”. Mayweather, who retired in 2015 with a 49-0 record, is coming back to face McGrego... [More]

Tiger Woods receiving professional help to manage pain, insomnia

Tiger Woods said on Monday he is receiving “professional help” to manage his use of the medications he takes to relieve back pain and insomnia, following his arrest for driving while intoxicated last month. Florida police found the 41-year-old asleep behind the wheel of his vehicle in the early hour... [More]