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Chelsea finally end Antonio Conte saga

Chelsea finally ended months of speculation by “parting company” with Antonio Conte bringing to an end a two year stay which included winning the title in his first season.

World Cup: Mikel Obi ready to ‘carry’ Super Eagles on his back

Known as ‘General Mikel’ by the Nigerian senior team playing body and backroom staff for his brilliant hold-up play, vision and authority on the field, but more importantly for his leadership, Mikel John Obi has assured that he is ready to lead Nigeria well at the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals.

Victor Moses reveals best game during World Cup qualifying

Nigeria international Victor Moses has singled out the 4-0 bashing of African champions Cameroon in Uyo on the first day of September last year as his most fulfilling match in the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying series.

Hernán Crespo: I’m happy to be in Nigeria

Argentina ex-international, Hernán Jorge Crespo, on Saturday in Lagos said that he was delighted to be in Nigeria for the first time as a guest of the Heineken Group.

Mikel Obi backs Chelsea to win eighth FA Cup title

John Obi Mikel is backing Chelsea to clinch their eighth FA Cup title when they clash with Manchester United in the final of the competition at Wembley.

World Cup: Kano Pillars’ Junior Lokosa in as Gernot Rohr names Super Eagles’ provisional...

Kano Pillars’ Junior Lokosa, who has a knack to score at least a goal in every two matches, is among the 30 players listed by Super Eagles’ manager Gernot Rohr in Nigeria’s provisional list for the Russia 2018 World Cup.

Super Eagles will be ready for England friendly – skipper

Midfielder Mikel Obi says the Super Eagles will be at their best for the prestige international friendly match against England at Wembley Stadium in London on June 2.

Super Eagles’ Polish camp to open on Monday

The camp of the Super Eagles will open in the Polish city of Wroclaw on Monday, ahead of Friday’s international friendly against Poland, the Nigeria Football Federation have announced in a press release.

Barcelona’s Sergio Busquets out for three weeks

FC Barcelona could be without vital midfielder Sergio Busquets for their UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg after the club said the Spain international would miss three weeks of action.

Gernot Rohr invites Mikel, Ajayi, Obi, others for Poland, Serbia friendlies

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has listed captain Mikel Obi, midfielder Ogenyi Onazi, Victor Moses as well as Ahly forward Junior Ajayi and African Nations Championship (CHAN) star Gabriel Okechukwu in his 28-man squad to face Poland and Serbia in pre-FIFA World Cup friendly matches this month, the Nigeria Football Federation announced in a press release on Wednesday.

Football is life in Nigeria – FIFA’s Gianni Infantino

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has described Nigeria as a country with unquantifiable passion and love for football, and where football is more than a religion.

Chelsea still have much to play for this season – Cesc Fabregas

Chelsea have plenty left to fight for this season despite trailing Premier League leaders Manchester City by a cavernous 16 points, according to midfielder Cesc Fabregas.

Victor Moses voted 2017 Most Influential Young Nigerian

Nigerian professional footballer and Chelsea FC skipper, Victor Moses, has been voted the 2017 Most Influential Young Nigerian in one of the most credible and respected annual ranking polls organised by international reputed rating establishment, Avance Media.

Ahmed Musa should leave Leicester City – Isaac Okoronkwo

Former Nigeria international, Isaac Okoronkwo, has admitted that Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, did the right thing leaving Chelsea FC, adding that Leicester City striker Ahmed Musa should follow the footstep of his national team-mate.

Chelsea obtain injunction after three Stamford Bridge trespass incidents

Chelsea have obtained a High Court injunction after three separate trespass incidents at Stamford Bridge since September.

World Cup: Belief, mental strength will make Super Eagles soar – Amaju Pinnick

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, is confident that mental strength, self –belief and youthfulness will serve the Super Eagles well at the 21st FIFA World Cup finals in Russia next year summer.

World Cup winner Marcel Desailly backs Nigeria ahead 2018 finals

Legendary French midfielder Marcel Desailly has tipped Nigeria to be one of the surprise teams at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Veteran striker Samuel Eto’o speaks out on rescuing Cameroonian slaves out of Libya

Legendary Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o has denied claims he paid for an entire aeroplane to transport slaves out of Libya.

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