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Simeon Nwankwo: Don’t judge Super Eagles by friendlies’ results

Crotone of Italy striker Simeon Nwankwo has revealed that making Nigeria’s FIFA 2018 World Cup squad will go down as one of the biggest moments in his football career.

World Cup: Gernot Rohr names final Super Eagles squad

The duo of Ola Aina and Mikel Agu were the two players dropped as coach Gernot Rohr released his final 23-man squad for this summer’s FIFA World Cup on Sunday.

Gernot Rohr: I’m satisfied with Simy’s performance against DR Congo

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has expressed his delight over the impressive showing of Crotone striker Simy Nwankwo on his Nigeria debut in the 1-1 draw with DR Congo – an international friendly game played at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium Port Harcourt on Monday.

DR Congo friendly, World Cup auditions for Simy and Lokosa

Despite fears concerning the Ebola crises in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Super Eagles will play the Leopards of DR Congo at the Adokiye Amiesimaka stadium, Port Harcout.

Napoli slam ‘shameful and offensive’ Juventus celebrations

Napoli have slammed Juventus' players for broadcasting images of Bianconeri supporters holding up offensive banners targeting Lorenzo Insigne.

World Cup: Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo, others react to Super Eagles list

Rohr on Monday released a 30- man provisional list with a surprise inclusion of Nigeria Premier League highest goal scorer, Junior Lokosa.

No Zlatan Ibrahimovic, no surprise as Sweden name World Cup squad

Sweden coach Janne Andersson named a 23-man World Cup squad on Tuesday that dashed the faint hopes of fans expecting to see Zlatan Ibrahimovic feature at Russia 2018.

World Cup: Gernot Rohr releases 30-man provisional squad

The list released on Monday included two surprises – Junior Lokosa, who has scored 18 goals in the Nigeria Professional Football League, and Simeon [Simy] Nwankwo, who scored five goals for Italian Serie A side, Crotone, in April.

Mo Salah breaks record and Emmanuel Boateng leaves Barca heartbroken

Egyptian Mohamed Salah broke a record and Ghanaian Emmanuel Boateng left Barcelona heartbroken as they became the top African performers in the elite European leagues at the weekend.

Inter Milan crash to seal Roma’s Champions League berth

Inter Milan crashed to a 2-1 defeat to Sassuolo at the San Siro on Saturday which ensured that Roma get to play Champions League football next season.

Juventus a point from Serie A title after Napoli held by Torino

Juventus need one point from their last two games to win the Serie A title for a seventh straight season after Napoli were held by Torino.

Maurizio Sarri: Napoli’s Serie A title hopes gone after defeat at Fiorentina

Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri told Sky Sport Italia his team suffered a nervous collapse after they all but threw away their hopes of winning the Serie A title by losing 3-0 at Fiorentina on Sunday.

Rohr set to invite Italy-based Simeon Nwankwo, worries over Alex Iwobi

The 21-year-old forward, who burst onto the scene in 2015 and enjoyed starting roles in Arsenal’s first squad until last season, has copped heavy criticism this term because of his inconsistency and paltry form.

Napoli coach: Middle finger gesture a response to insults

Napoli coach Maurizi Sarri has defended his middle-finger gesture as the Napoli team bus arrived for Sunday's win over Juventus, saying it was a response to people who had insulted Neapolitans.

Juventus set to unleash fury on seventh straight title bid

Massimiliano Allegri warned that Juventus will unleash fury in their quest for a seventh straight Serie A title after another shattered Champions League dream.

After Cristiano Ronaldo magic, Juventus bid to keep home fires burning at Benevento

After a spectacular loss to Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid, Juventus travel Saturday to meet Benevento, a side from outside Naples propping up the bottom of the Serie A table.

Juventus face AC Milan test before Real Madrid blockbuster

Napoli can stake a claim to the Serie A title against strugglers Sassuolo this weekend, with champions Juventus facing a stiff test against AC Milan before next week's Champions League clash with Real Madrid.

Juventus snowed off, Lazio go third as AC Milan stall Roma

Champions Juventus's Serie A game was snowed off on Sunday as Lazio moved third with a 3-0 win over Sassuolo at the expense of AS Roma who were beaten 2-0 by AC Milan.

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