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Jarzinho Pieter, Curacao goalkeeper, dies before Haiti game after suffering heart attack

Jarzinho Pieter has been confirmed dead after suffering a heart attack on Monday, September 9 – The goalkeeper was in the national team camp of Curacao preparing for their match against Haiti – Despite his death, the nation has decided to go ahead with the match, which will hold later …

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Pogba Misses Training For France Euro 2020 Qualifiers

Manchester United’s Paul Pogba will miss Monday’s French team training session for their upcoming Euro-2020 qualifiers, coach Didier Deschamps said Monday. Pogba “has an ankle problem” following United’s 1-1 draw at Southampton on Saturday. “He is having tests in Manchester and I am waiting for the results,” Deschamps said at …

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Enyimba keeps Champions League hopes alive, Pillars crash out

Enyimba trounced Rahimo 5-0 in the second-leg of their Champions League preliminary qualifying match and progressed to the first round with a 5-1 aggregate win. The NPFL champions overturned a 1-0 first-leg defeat in Burkina Faso with a rampant performance behind closed doors inside the Enyimba international stadium. Reuben Bala …

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Neymar’s Future Remains Up In Air As PSG Reject Madrid Offer – Reports

Neymar remains no closer to getting his desired move away from Paris Saint-Germain amid reports Thursday the French club have rejected an offer from Real Madrid of 100 million euros ($111 million) plus players. French sports daily L’Equipe said Real had offered cash plus Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez and goalkeeper …

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Kevin MacDonald leaves Aston Villa after bullying investigation

Aston Villa’s head of football development Kevin MacDonald has left the club following an investigation into allegations of bullying. He had been reassigned to non-player-facing duties during the investigation. Ex-midfielder Garreth Farrelly was “relentlessly negative” to him as a youth coach in the 1990s. “Aston Villa wishes to apologise to all former …

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Villarreal upgrade Chukwueze hands him Famous number

Samuel Chukwueze and Santi Cazorla on the pitch together, will be looking to achieve great things this season with Villarreal, spotting new jersey numbers. Chukwueze, who starred last season with the Yellow Submarines, wore the number 30 in his breakout season at the club, but is opting for something that …

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Imo Governor Appoints Kanu Nwankwo As Assistant On Sports

. Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has appointed former Super Eagles and Arsenal striker, Kanu Nwankwo, as his Senior Special Assistant on Sports. The announcement was made through a statement issued by the Special Assistant on New Media to the governor, Izuchukwu Akwarandu. According to the statement, “Governor Emeka Ihedioha …

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Talking Point: Can Lampard land on his feet at Chelsea after debut defeat?

Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard Frank Lampard’s first experience of Premier League management proved harrowing as Chelsea limped to a 4-0 loss in their season opener at Manchester United. The fresh-faced Blues boss insisted the scoreline flattered the hosts and found support for his assessment following several promising passages of …

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Manchester City fined but avoid transfer ban for breaching Fifa rules on under-18 signings

Manchester City have avoided a transfer ban after admitting breaching Fifa rules on signing youth players. The Premier League champions have been fined 370,000 Swiss Francs (£315,000). Fifa said City breached article 19 of its regulations: “International transfers of players are only permitted if the player is over the age …

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Newspaper review: North warns rumour-mongers over Buhari’s health as Akande weeps

– Aisha Buhari, the wife of ailing President Muhammadu Buhari, has said her husband’s health is not as bad as some people have made people to believe – President Muhammadu Buhari resumes work after weeks of absence due to ill-health – Buhari would likely chair the meeting of the Federal …

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Nigerian international Osaze Odemwingie explains why he joined Madura United

After joining Indonesia’s top flight club Madura United where he signed a one-year deal, Nigerian striker Peter Osaze Odemwingie has explained the rationale behind his decision to move to Asia. The 35-year-old forward who has been without a club since leaving Rotherham in January 2017 stated that he wants to …

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Nigerian international Osaze Odemwingie joins Indonesia’s club Madura United

Peter Osaze Odemwingie has joined Indonesia’s top flight club Madura United – The Nigerian international has been unveiled on April 3, 2017 – He will wear jersey number 24 at his new club Nigerian international Peter Osaze Odemwingie has joined Indonesia’s top flight club named Madura United, and the forward …

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