World Cup: Croatia edges Morocco 2-1 to clinch third place

Croatia beat Morocco 2-1 in the World Cup third-place playoff on Saturday to leave Qatar on a high after again surpassing expectations following their run to the final in 2018. Mislav Orsic’s late first-half strike was enough to settle the contest after two early goals inside the first nine minutes set the tone for a […]

France vs Argentina: Trezeguet picks team to win 2022 World Cup final

Former Juventus striker, David Trezeguet, has backed Lionel Messi’s led Argentina to win the 2022 FIFA World Cup trophy when they clash with France in Sunday’s final. Trezeguet said Messi makes people dream, adding that the Paris Saint-Germain forward deserves to be the 2022 World Cup champion. The 45-year-old, who has his allegiance to France, […]

W’Cup Referee Who Issued 15 Yellow Cards In One Match And Was Criticized By Messi Sent Home

The referee’s performance was not well received by either of the teams with Argentina’s captain and seven-time Ballon d’Or winner, Lionel Messi, leading the criticism of Lahoz. FIFA has sent home, Mateu Lohaz, the referee who issued 15 yellow cards in the World Cup quarter-final match between Argentina and Netherlands. According to information gathered, Lohaz […]

World Cup 2022: Harry Kane breaks silence on missed penalty against France

England captain, Harry Kane, has said he will have to live with the penalty miss against France in the World Cup quarter-final. The Three Lions have been eliminated from the tournament after losing 2-1 to the holders. Kane had drawn his side level with a successful spot kick that saw him equal Wayne Rooney’s record […]

Qatar 2022: Lionel Messi Breaks Pele’s World Cup Record

Messi led his team from the front as Argentina secured a semifinal berth with a 4-3 victory on penalties against the Netherlands after regulation time ended in a 2-2 draw in Qatar. Lionel Messi, the Argentina captain, has broken yet another football record. The world-famous footballer has now broken one of Brazil legend Pele’s World […]

Qatar 2022: Croatia dump Brazil out of World Cup

Brazil have been eliminated from the 2022 World Cup, after they lost in a penalty shoot-out to Croatia on Friday. The Selecao came in the first quarter-final tie as hot favourites, having seen off South Korea 4-1 in the previous round. However, they struggled to break through Croatia’s defence and when they did, Dominik Livakovic […]

Qatar 2022: CAF celebrates Senegal despite exit from World Cup

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have eulogized the Terangha Lions of Senegal despite the side’s exit from the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Aliou Cisse’s side lost 3-0 to the Three Lions of England in their Round of 16 contest on Sunday night. The African champions started the game well but fizzled out […]

31-year-old footballer drowns while rescuing victims of boat mishap in Bayelsa

A 31-year-old grassroots footballer from Bayelsa State, Ernest Peremobowei, has reportedly died while trying to rescue victims of a boat mishap in the raging flood of Bebelebiri Community, in Yenagoa Local Government Area, Bayelsa State. The corpse of the deceased was, however, recovered two days after while some of his body parts were allegedly eaten […]

2022 FIFA U-17 Women’s W’Cup: Nigeria’s Flamingos Thrash New Zealand 4-0

The Nigerian side took a deserving lead through Bello on 16 minutes, who headed in a cross from Tumininu Adeshina. Nigeria’s Flamingos on Friday thrashed New Zealand 4-0 at the ongoing 2022 FIFA U-17 women’s World Cup. This is their second Group B game. The Flamingos went into the game on the back of a […]

Mali Women’s Basketball Players Exchange Blows After Loss (Video)

The fight took place in the postgame media area after the team was defeated 81-68 by Serbia. A video has captured the moment two members of Mali’s basketball team exchanged blows on Monday, September 26, following their latest loss in the women’s World Cup. The fight took place in the postgame media area after the […]

Nigeria vs Algeria: 18 Super Eagles players arrive camp

At least 18 players have arrived in the Super Eagles camp ahead of their friendly match against Algeria. Hajduk Split defender, Chidozie Awaziem, was the first player to arrive on Monday. He was joined later in the day by 17 other squad members as training began ahead of the match. The quartet of Francis Uzoho, […]

Ahmed Musa Donates N2m to 1996 Gold Olympic Medalist, Kingley Obiekwu

Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, has donated N2 million to 1996 Olympic gold medalist, Kingsley Obiekwu. Obiekwu, who was a member of the gold medal-winning team at Atlanta 1996, made the news last week after he was seen driving a commercial vehicle in Enugu State. In a recent interview, Obiekwu disclosed that he was experiencing […]

Israel Adesanya beats Robert Whittaker via unanimous decision to retain UFC title

Israel Adesanya held on to the UFC Middleweight Championship with a unanimous decision win over Robert Whittaker in their rematch at UFC 271 from the Toyota Center in Houston on Saturday. While the fight was more competitive than their first bout, Adesanya’s ability to control distance, counter strike and defensive wrestling were too much for […]

Ethiopian Athlete, Geleta Ulfata, Wins Lagos City Marathon

He crossed the finish line at two hours 11 minutes and 54 seconds, Access bank said in a tweet. Geleta Ulfata, an Ethiopian, has emerged winner of the 2022 edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. Ulfata defeated about 300 participants on Saturday morning to win the 42km race. He went away with the […]