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Following his decision to retire from professional football, former Bafana Bafana midfielder Steven Pienaar has revealed his reasoning.
Former South African international Steven Pienaar has announced his retirement from professional football.
The world football governing body FIFA expressed "complete trust" Friday in Russia's ability to ensure a safe World Cup despite fan violence in Spain during which a policeman died.
Russian legislators have ruled to increase fines for resellers and counterfeiters of 2018 World Cup tickets to up to 1.5 million rubles ($25,600), amidst a high demand for tickets to the tournament.
Julian Draxler insists he never considered leaving Paris Saint-Germain last summer despite the arrivals of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.
Germany manager Joachim Loew said he saw no reason to fear the reigning champions’ opponents after they were paired with Mexico, Sweden and South Korea in the 2018 World Cup draw.
Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Kevin Trapp concedes a January transfer might be necessary in order to salvage his World Cup hopes.
Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny has highlighted the huge influence that football has on the economy and on every household in Egypt.
Argentina great Gabriel Batistuta admitted he was annoyed Lionel Messi broke his goalscoring record, but was glad it was surpassed by an “extraterrestrial”, Omnisport reports
Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater declined an England call-up but manager Gareth Southgate says any talk of club-versus-country rows is "nonsense".
Mr. Adewale Bolaji, the Lagos State chairman of Action Democratic Party (ADP), has bemoaned that the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State has increased the sufferings of the people since the administration came to power.
A Borno-based humanitarian activist, Mr Zanna Mustapha, said on Sunday that he was sponsoring the education of 300 orphans as part of his contribution to the development of education in the state.
Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has said he is ecstatic after his Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda recorded their first win of the season by beating Tianjin Quanjian 3-2 on Sunday.
Some candidates who wrote the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) have expressed mixed feelings as the examination ended in some centres.
Some Lagos residents have concluded plans to block the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos on Monday in a bid to show their displeasure with the recently increased land use charges by the state government.
Suspected herdsmen have reportedly killed a student of the Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma in Edo state identified as Collins Ojierakhi.
The Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria is making efforts to establish conventional and standard locally-built refineries in Niger Delta to boost the nation’s refinery capacity, but the project is stalled because of lack of funding.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has notified the United Nations about the ruling of the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights, ACHR, against the Nigerian government and asked the international community to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to obey the court order.
Plateau State Commissioner for Science and Technology, Hon. Dan Manjang, has vowed to collaborate with Defense Headquarters in identifying blacksmiths who fabricates local arms for training with a view to producing legal arms and ammunition for Nigerian military.
Former Stoke City boss Mark Hughes has emerged as the leading contender for the vacant manager's job at Southampton, ESPN reports.