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Orji Okwonkwo scored the first goal of the Thierry Henry era after Montreal Impact played to a 2-2 draw with Deportivo Saprissa in the Concacaf Champions League Round of 16 on Wednesday.
Former Real Madrid star Raul Bravo is one of several high-profile figures to have been arrested as part of a match-fixing investigation by Spanish authorities.
Anorthosis Famagusta have confirmed they will appeal against a nine-point deduction imposed by the Cyprus Football Association (CFA) for fielding Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho earlier this month.
Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho was left out of Anorthosis Famagusta's squad against Nea Salamis on Saturday, after he was caught up in an investigation into a health certificate issued to him by the Cyprus Sports Organisation (KOA).
World soccer ruling body FIFA will vote next year with intent to tinker current loan system which some have described as highly exploitative.
Schaer played in three of Switzerland’s four games at the World Cup in Russia, helping the Swiss to progress from Group E – along with Brazil – before missing their last-16 defeat by Sweden through suspension.
Lionel Messi's hat-trick in Barcelona's win at Deportivo on Sunday saw him overtake Mo Salah in the race for the European Golden Shoe.
Before their Champions League clash with Chelsea in London, Lionel Messi and Barcelona put their unbeaten record in La Liga on the line against Eibar in the rather less glamorous surrounds of Ipurua on Saturday.
Just days before Paris Saint-Germain touch down in the Spanish capital, Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid have the chance to boost their fragile confidence when they face Real Sociedad in La Liga on Saturday.
Super Eagles Manager Gernot Rohr has dropped the idea of recalling erstwhile captain Vincent Enyeama from international retirement ahead of the FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Zinedine Zidane, whose Real Madrid side go to Levante this weekend, will soon find out if he was right to refuse to add to his squad in the January transfer window.
A Real Madrid slip-up in Valencia led to Zinedine Zidane being appointed coach, but another setback for the reigning Spanish and European champions at Mestalla this weekend would leave the Frenchman hanging onto his job.
The Premier League leaders dominated possession but they lacked the cutting edge and failed to register a single shot on target, something that has happened only twice during Jurgen Klopp’s tenure.
“He’s [Bruno] adapting to a new team, we’ll see him play better and better each game and hopefully Odion can come in and do the same thing.”
The organized labour in Adamawa has given the state government up to Feb. 25 to conclude negotiations with it over the national minimum wage or face an indefinite strike action.
The Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Dr. Paul Enenche, has decried what he termed as the highest level of religious intolerance and insecurity in Nigeria.
Ogun is one of the six states approved by the world financial institution to support development priorities in the country, including improving immunisation, enabling a stronger business environment for the private sector, expanding the digital economy to promote job creation and increasing public and private sector capacity on governance and social and environmental safeguards.
FC Ifeanyi Ubah kicked off the second stanza of the Nigeria football league season with an impressive 3-1 win over Sunshine Stars of Akure on Sunday.
The Anambra State Community and Social Development Agency (ANCSDA), has presented cheques worth over twelve million naira to four communities across the state as first tranches of funds for the execution of their micro-projects as contained in their Community Development Plans approved by the World Bank.
Twenty one members of the Imo State House of Assembly including the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Chiji Collins, have asked that the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Prof. Chukwuemeka Ezeonu, and the Returning Officer of the 2019 Imo governorship election, Prof. Francis Otunta be prosecuted for violating the electoral act by illegally declaring Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party winner of Imo governorship election.
The Assistant Chief State Counsel, Edo State Ministry of Justice, (Department of Public Prosecutions), Mrs. Justina Odihirin, has called for striping of the police, the responsibility of prosecution of criminal cases.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched a $500 million project to begin the implementation of special agro industrialised processing zones (SAPZ) to aid agricultural growth in Nigeria.