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UEFA says it has shaved 15 seconds off the average time it takes for the Video Assistant Referee system to correct a decision in its Champions League this season.
Jose Mourinho took a thinly-veiled swipe at the Video Assistant Referee following Tottenham's goalless draw with Watford, stating that “goal-line technology doesn't make mistakes like the VAR make”.
Arsenal had goalscorer and captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sent off by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.
Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is set to miss three ` matches - including a London derby date with Chelsea - after being shown a straight red card against Crystal Palace on Saturday.
The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, and the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, have urged the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to shun corruption and adopt transparency in their conduct so as to attract investors and reposition the sector for growth and development.
Brazil staged a remarkable comeback for the second time in a week on Sunday to beat Mexico 2-1 in front of their own fans and win the Under-17 World Cup for a fourth time.
Some sports stakeholders in Nasarawa state on Thursday observed that the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in local football fixtures in the country would fail due to certain obvious reasons.
The Technical Adviser of Sunshine Stars Football Club, Kabiru Dogo, has attributed the poor outing of the team against visiting Warri Wolves to revolving issues within the Club’s management.
Five–time champions Nigeria were on Wednesday eliminated from the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup finals in Brazil after losing 1-3 to late bloomers Netherlands in their Round of 16 clash in Goiania.
Cameroon became the first African country to lose at the ongoing Fifa Under-17 World Cup after falling 1-0 to Tajikistan at Estadio Kleber Jose de Andrade in Cariacica, Brazil on Monday.
Napoli survived a second-half fightback from Brescia to move into fourth place in Serie A with a 2-1 home win on Sunday as Mario Balotelli opened his account for the visitors.
Peter Olayinka has expressed delight after the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) failed to cancel his goal which inspired Slavia Prague to a shock 1-1 away draw against Inter Milan in the UEFA Champions League opener.
Tunisian giants, Esperance, will today know if their ‘victory’ over Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco on May 31 ‘controversial’ CAF Champions League final will be upheld or upturned by the Appeals Board led by Nigeria’s Abdulhakeem Mustapha (SAN).
Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has weighed in on the controversial Video Assistant Referee (VAR) that was introduced into the Premier League this season, saying that only thieves complain of security cameras.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, alongside his 2nd Vice President, Shehu Dikko and General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, were on Monday at the Le Meridien Cairo Airport hotel camp of the Super Eagles to ginger the players ahead of Wednesday’s third place match against Tunisia.
A last-gasp goal from Riyad Mahrez helped Algeria qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final match after defeating Nigeria 2-1 at Cairo International Stadium on Sunday night.
Mr Albert Andinam, Chairman of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Cross River Chapter, on Sunday urged the Super Eagles to make less defensive mistakes in the semi-final clash against Algeria.
Lagos Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency has shut down 20 health facilities in the month of January for non-compliance with regulatory standards.
Nigeria mourned on Sunday the 'untimely death' of footballer Kazeem Tiyamiyu locally known as Kaka after he was knocked down and killed by a car in an apparent hit-and-run.
A “bomb attack” on a rally in support of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed injured nearly 30 people Sunday, a police official said, in the latest sign of instability ahead of elections in August.
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested members of ‘Aiye’ and ‘Eiye’ confraternity who engaged themselves in a battle for supremacy over the weekend at Iso Isu area of Ijora Badia.
“In his speech, Tamimi spoke at length about Rimi and his jihadi journey, and stated that Khalid bin Umar Batarfi is the new leader of AQAP,” it said.
The Democratic Republic of Congo must nearly halve government spending plans this year, the finance ministry said on Monday, in a blow to President Felix Tshisekedi’s much-touted anti-poverty schemes.
Students of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, have expressed concern over the poor learning conditions in the institution, describing them as terrible and nothing to write home about.
Rev. Nnimmo Bassey, an Environmental activist, has condemned the slow response of the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) to the Feb. 3 oil leakage at its oilfields in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has sought the support of the Peoples Republic of China to end insecurity in Nigeria.
An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded three suspects – Jahswill Iwe, William Eziyi and Friday Akpometaye – over alleged N166million fraud.