The best goalkeeper in the world will be awarded the “Yachine’’ trophy, named after former Soviet goalkeeper Lev Yashin, during the Ballon d’Or ceremony, organisers France Football magazine said on Thursday.
In the ranking table on the world football governing body’s website on Thursday, Nigeria garnered 1, 482 points in the month under review as against 1,481 it had in August.
Antonio Conte branded himself a ‘jackass’ for his tactical blunders which saw Inter Milan struggle to a draw in their European opener this week, but warned they would kick back into gear on Saturday against city rivals AC Milan.
Jadon Sancho has remained coy about his future with Borussia Dortmund amid reports linking him with Manchester United next summer.
Cristiano Ronaldo has denied suggestions he tried to offend Atlético Madrid’s supporters with a hand gesture during Wednesday’s Champions League group stage clash.
Jurgen Klopp has overseen some of Liverpool’s most productive transfer business of the modern era and admits that his recruitment philosophy is to seek out "world-class potential".
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has told Iran it is time to allow women into football stadiums and that the global soccer body expects “positive developments”, starting with their next home match in October.
Peter Olayinka has expressed delight after the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) failed to cancel his goal which inspired Slavia Prague to a shock 1-1 away draw against Inter Milan in the UEFA Champions League opener.
Dutch legend Ruud Gullit has advised crisis hit-Real Madrid to sign former Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola to help the club solve their on-field problems after the huge defeat against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.
Veteran boxing promoter Bob Arum believes Manny Pacquiao should retire from the sport soon unless he can land a lucrative rematch with Floyd Mayweather.
Former Sunshine Stars defender Sikiru Alimi has expressed his delight at been invited to the home-based Super Eagles camp ahead of the CHAN 2020 qualifying game against Togo in Lome this weekend.
The Dutch defender is already tied to terms at Anfield until the summer of 2023, with a five-and-a-half-year deal penned upon his arrival from Southampton in January 2018.
According to the Guardian, the Blues hierarchy are ready to roll out five-year contracts to the Anglo-Nigerian duo after impressing under manager Frank Lampard.
Two more missing children have been found as a result of a campaign by Italian Serie A club Roma.
The Surulere Police Station on Wednesday received an information that one Kehinde Muse, 25, of No 56, Modele Street drank a substance suspected to be sniper.
Following the suspension of Mrs Winfred Oyo-Ita, by President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan, on Thursday assumed duty as Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation.
The police in Ogun State have arrested a 43-year-old man, Oluwole Bamidele, for allegedly raping a six-year-old daughter of his neighbour.
Members of the Board of Trustees, BOT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday publicly disagreed over the report of the committee set up to look into the circumstances that led to the emergence of Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, as the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives against the directive of the party.
Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, Islamic cleric, says former President Goodluck Jonathan and President Muhammadu Buhari both lack education on how to lead Nigeria.
The Secretary to the Kogi State Government (SSG), Mrs Folashade Ayoade-Arike, on Monday entered the witness box to testify at the panel hearing investigating allegations of gross misconduct against the deputy governor of the state, Elder Simon Achuba.
The Inspector General of Police Abubakar Mohammed Adamu has expressed preference for the adoption of community police as against the clamour for state police.
The Proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Saturday observed a minute silence in honor of their members who died in their quest for a sovereign state.g
Tunisians began casting votes in an unpredictable presidential election on Sunday, where there is no overwhelming front-runner, with the young democracy’s economic ills dominating the agenda, Reuters reported.
Algerian authorities have arrested Fodil Boumala, a prominent opposition activist and anti-government protester, fellow activists and a lawyer said on Thursday.