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Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has warned coach Niko Kovac that he is not safe from the sack, despite Bayern’s breathtaking 5-0 victory over title rivals Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.

Bayern Munich’s Niko Kovac future on the line on season finale

Niko Kovac’s future at Bayern Munich largely depends on the club retaining the Bundesliga title on Saturday and avoiding a season finale slip-up that could allow Borussia Dortmund to end their long reign as champions.
Niko Kovac is to be sacked as manager of Bayern Munich this summer regardless of how he fares in an ongoing bid for a domestic double, Goal and Spox understands.

Niko Kovac to be sacked by Bayern Munich regardless of outcome in double bid

Niko Kovac is to be sacked as manager of Bayern Munich this summer regardless of how he fares in an ongoing bid for a domestic double, according to a report.
Former Croatia international Igor Stimac has been appointed as the new coach of the Indian men’s national team, after the AIFF's (All India Football Federation) Executive Commitee ratified the recommendation by the Technical Committee.

Croatia’s Igor Stimac appointed as the new head coach of India

Former Croatia international Igor Stimac has been appointed as the new coach of the Indian men’s national team, after the AIFF's (All India Football Federation) Executive Commitee ratified the recommendation by the Technical Committee.

Governor Akeredolu seeks federal government’s investment in global marijuana market

The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has advised the Federal Government to explore the opportunities in the cannabis business.
Eden Hazard

Mateo Kovačić braces Chelsea fans for Eden Hazard exit

Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovačić has dropped a big hint that Eden Hazard is on his way in the summer.
Dejan Lovren

Dejan Lovren determined to complete Barcelona comeback

Dejan Lovren is expecting "one of the biggest games at Anfield" when Liverpool host Barcelona in the Champions League semi-final second leg on Tuesday.
Real Madrid is considering the sale of Luka Modric after the 2018 Ballon d’Or winner failed to step up this season that led to Los Blancos woeful campaign both in Champions League and in the domestic scene.

Report: Real Madrid consider the sale of Luka Modric

Real Madrid is considering the sale of Luka Modric after the 2018 Ballon d’Or winner failed to step up this season that led to Los Blancos woeful campaign both in Champions League and in the domestic scene.

Lionel Messi ‘always’ got Ballon d’Or vote from Bayern’s Niko Kovac

Bayern Munich boss Niko Kovac says he always voted for Lionel Messi to win the Ballon d'Or when he was Croatia head coach.
Dele Alli

Dele Alli thinks Tottenham’s Champions League run has Russian roots

Deli Alli believes Tottenham's dream run to the Champions League semi-finals is down to the success so many of their stars enjoyed at last year's World Cup.
Paul Pogba of France celebrates his team's win over Belgium in the FIFA World Cup semifinal. GETTY IMAGES

Paul Pogba auctions World Cup-winning boots for charity

The football boots with which Paul Pogba effectively won the World Cup for France last year are to go under the hammer in Paris later this month, Christie’s said yesterday.
Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric kisses the trophy after receiving the 2018 FIFA Men's Ballon d'Or award. AFP-Getty Images

Zinedine Zidane pities Radomir Antic for claiming Luka Modric did not deserve Ballon d’Or

Zinedine Zidane feels sorry for former Real Madrid coach Radomir Antic after he claimed Luka Modric did not deserve to win the Ballon d'Or.
Delta Sports Commission boss, Tonobok Okowa has confirmed that the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba will host another game of the Super Eagles in June during the next FIFA free window for international friendly games.

FIFA ranking: Nigeria now third in Africa

Nigeria has climbed one spot to third in Africa according to the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking released on Thursday.
Super Eagles

Nigeria climb four places in latest FIFA ranking

Nigeria have moved up to the 42nd spot in the latest world ranking released by Fifa on Thursday.
Dele Alli of England celebrates with teammates - Getty Images

England up to fourth in FIFA rankings

England are up to fourth in the latest FIFA world rankings after two impressive Euro 2020 qualifying wins in March.
(L to R) Belgium's defender Toby Alderweireld, Belgium's defender Thomas Meunier, Belgium's midfielder Kevin De Bruyne, Belgium's defender Dedryck Boyata, Belgium's goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and Belgium's forward Eden Hazard listen to their national anthem during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group G football match between Belgium and Panama at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi on June 18, 2018. Odd ANDERSEN / AFP

Belgium top FIFA rankings but England on the rise

Belgium holds on to the top spot in the latest FIFA world football rankings released Thursday while England is on the rise, snatching fourth place from World Cup finalists Croatia.
Delta Sports Commission boss, Tonobok Okowa has confirmed that the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba will host another game of the Super Eagles in June during the next FIFA free window for international friendly games.

Super Eagles move four places in latest FIFA rankings

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are now 42nd in the world, according to the FIFA rankings published on the federation’s official website on Thursday.
PSG’s Kylian Mbappe celebrates after scoring his side’s second goal during the French League One soccer match between Amiens and Paris-Saint-Germain at the Stade de la Licorne stadium in Amiens, France, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. (Christophe Ena/Associated Press)

Kylian Mbappe: I’ll never match Pele’s goals tally

World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe has often been compared to Pele but the Paris St-Germain striker does not think he will match the Brazil great’s scoring tally during his career.
Kylian Mbappé celebrates scoring on a night when the PSG forward showed his best qualities. Jason Cairnduff-Action Images via Reuters

Thomas Tuchel: Pele comparisons do not help Kylian Mbappe

Kylan Mbappe is capable of anything but should not be compared to Brazil great Pele, according to Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.