Showing posts with label Sport. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sport. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

SPORT: Wayne Rooney To Quit Man U In £52m Move To China?

                         
Old Trafford boss Jose Mourinho yesterday admitted the United and England captain could leave before the Chinese transfer window closes next Tuesday.

United’s record goalscorer has a £1million-a-week offer on the table to play in China.

And asked if Rooney will still be here at the end of next week Mourinho said: “You have to ask him. I cannot guarantee that I’m here next week, how can I guarantee that a player is here next season What I can guarantee is that if one day Wayne leaves the club it is not because I want him to leave the club. I would never push a legend of this club to another destiny.

Monday, December 19, 2016

SPORT NEWS: Andy Murray Wins BBC Sports Personality Of The Year For A Record Third Time!

                               
Andy Murray has won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year for a record third time. Murray, the 2013 and 2015 winner, took Olympic gold, claimed his second Wimbledon title and became tennis' world number one in a remarkable 2016. Triathlete Alistair Brownlee was second and show jumper Nick Skelton third.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

CELEBRITY NEWS: Lionel Messi & His Brother and Father Pictured Leaving Spanish High Court

    
Lionel Messi, his brother and his dad were pictured leaving the court premises in Barcelona, Spain yesterday after the Barcelona star and his father, Jorge were accused of defrauding the Spanish government £3.2m between 2007-09.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

SPORT: NairaBET Founder Akin Alabi Considering Buying 3SC!

          
Founder of leading sports betting company, Nairabet, Akin Alabi has expressed his desire to buy Ibadan based football club, Shooting Stars Sports Club, popularly known as 3SC. Akin Alabi is a fan of the club and his company currently sponsors the team. If he is successful, he will join the likes of individuals like Ifeanyi Uba who owns football clubs in Nigeria.

Monday, March 28, 2016

SPORT: Mikel Obi - 11 Years At Chelsea Is A Long Time If I Leave!

                        
Super Eagles captain and Chelsea FC of England midfielder John Mikel Obi has refused to confirm if he'll still be a Chelsea player by next season after being linked to big money moves to China, Turkey and other EPL clubs. Mikel who captained Nigeria to a 1-1 draw at home against Egypt on Friday, has been at Chelsea for 10 years after controversially refusing to sign for Manchester United in 2006 despite having a verbal agreement with the club then.
“Let’s wait and see. If I get to move in the summer, fine, if I stay, it’s good,” he said while on international duty this week with his country. “Eleven years (at Chelsea) is a long time during which I have won everything at the club. “We are now trying to see we get back to our normal selves and next season, the club will make changes in the summer, so we have to wait and see what happens.”

Source: Africanfootball

Friday, March 25, 2016

SPORT: John Mikel Obi Now The New Super Eagles Captain!

                    
Super Eagles interim coach, Samson Siasia, has picked midfielder, Mikel Obi as the new captain of the team ahead of Friday’s qualifiers against the Pharaohs of Egypt.

Mikel, who is one of the longest serving players in the Eagles’ squad replaces Ahmed Musa who was named captain of the team under former Eagles handler, Sunday Oliseh.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

SPORT: Okocha Is Happy That Nephew Alex Iwobi Is Training With Super Eagles!

     

The Arsenal player suffered a bout of food poisoning upon arrival at the Super Eagles camp but has since recovered and joined his mates. His uncle tweeted his delight at the player's recovery.


Thursday, March 10, 2016

ENTERTAINMENTS: Nigerian's Biggest Football Stars Turn Up For Joseph Yobo's Centenary Game Launch!

   
Former Super Eagles and Everton FC Captain, Joseph Yobo gathered Nigeria’s football legends as he officially announced his retirement from football after being capped 100 times for the country and playing top flight football for over a decade. 

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

SPORT: Norwich Winger Robbie Brady Loses TWO TEETH In Sickening Clash Of Heads With Gary O'Neil!

     
Norwich winger Robbie Brady lost two teeth in a sickening clash of heads with teammate Gary O'Neil in the Canaries' Premier League defeat to Chelsea. Robbie was going up for a header when he clashed with his fellow Canary, leaving a gash in O'Neil's head.

Monday, February 29, 2016

NEWS: A 55 Year Old British Marathon Runner Dies Meters Before The Finish Line!

                    
A British man, Mike Freeman, believed to be 55 years of age according to local reports died in Malta while running a marathon accompanied by his wife. The man according to Metro UK, complained of chest pain few weeks ago but was given the all clear to participate in the race by his doctor.

Friday, February 26, 2016

SPORT: Gianni Infantino Emerges As FIFA President!

Gianni Infantino has won the FIFA Presidential elections after getting majority of votes from all 207 FIFA member associations. He will be the FIFA President for the period of 2016 to 2019. He defeated Sheikh Salman, Priince Ali al-Hussein and Jerome Champagne.
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Thursday, February 25, 2016

CELEBRITY NEWS: Cristiano Ronaldo Emerge As The First Athlete To Reach 200 Million Social Media Followers!

   
Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first athlete to have 200 million social media followers. He thanked his fans last night on Twitter as he celebrated the feat.

He has; Twitter = 40.7 million followers. Facebook= 109,689,892 followers. Instagram= 49.9 million followers.Total = 200,289,892. followers Congrats to him!

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

SPORT: Mikel Obi's Goal Sends Twitter Into Meltdown!

                    
John Mikel Obi scored his second champions league goal in a feisty encounter with French champions, Paris Saint Germain this evening. The Nigerian midfielder wasn't having the best of nights as he conceded a foul in a dangerous area before deflecting the resulting free kick into his own goal. He went from villain to hero as he swept home an equalizer on the stroke of halftime from a Diego Costa layoff. Chelsea went on to lose the game 2-1 but thanks to Mikel Obi, they have a vital away goal, a one-nil victory in the reverse fixture will see then through to the next round.

Saturday, February 13, 2016

SPORT: Odion Ighalo Wins 2015 Goal Nigeria Player of The Year Award!

         
Watford forward Odion Ighalo has won the 2015 Goal Nigeria Player of the Year award after seeing off keen competition from Portland Timbers’ Fanendo Adi. The 26-year-old follows in the footsteps of his illustrious compatriots who have won the prestigious award: John Obi Mikel (2012 & 2013) and Vincent Enyeama (2014).

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

ENTERTAINMENTS: Kanye West Aim At Puma After Kylie Jenner Is Linked To Brand!

A furious Kanye West has hit out at Puma after Kylie Jenner was linked to the sports brand.
The 18-year-old Keeping Up With The Kardashians beauty was reportedly approached by the sportswear company about a one-million-dollar ambassador deal.
But her brother-in-law Kanye - who collaborates with Adidas on his own line of Yeezy Boost trainers - hit out at Puma for trying to "divide the family".

ENTERTAINMENTS: Floyd Mayweather Wins Boxer Of The Year Award For The Third Time!

                  
Floyd Mayweather has been voted the 2015 Sugar Ray Robinson Fighter of the year after the Boxing writers Association of America announced it's balloting results. This is the third time Mayweather will be winning this award. He won it in 2007, 2013 and 2015 joining other boxing legends like Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, Sugar Ray and Evander Hollyfield as the only fighters to have won the award thrice.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

SPORTS: Barcelona Superstar Lionel Messi To Undergo Kidney Procedure Today!

                
Barcelona star Lionel Messi will undergo a procedure on today to treat kidney stones, but is still expected to be available for this weekend's visit of Celta Vigo.

The Argentina captain was absent from training on Monday, for which the club cited "personal reasons", suggesting he was a doubt to face Valencia in the second leg of the Copa del Rey semi-final on Wednesday.

And he is now certain to miss the Mestalla trip after it was revealed that he is undergoing surgery at the Clinica Dexeus today to treat the same kidney problem that affected him during the Club World Cup in December.


The procedure is understood to be minor, with Messi able to return home on the same day and expected back in training on Wednesday.

Monday, February 8, 2016

ENTERTAINMENTS: Peter Okoye Poses With Nemanja Matic, Diego Costa, Mikel!

         
Peter Okoye watched the Chelsea Vs Manchester United match live at Stramford bridge in London yesterday February 7th. After the match, he met and took pictures with some of the players like Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Nemanja Matic, Thibaut Courtois, Baba Abdul Rahman, Bertrand Traore, Oscar Emboaba, Eden Micheal Hazard, Mikel Obi and Diego Costa.

SPORT: Kanu Named Alongside Pele & Ronaldo Da Lima As World Legends!

                        
The International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) have named Nigeria’s Nwankwo Kanu in the list of top 48 legends of football worldwide.


The body released the first phase of the list which also includes Brazilian greats Pele and Ronaldo da Lima. Other notable Africans who made the list are former World player of the year George Oppong Weah, Roger Milla, Rabah Medjer, Muhammed Aboutrika, Mohmud El-Khatub and former Bafana Bafana captain Lucas Radebe.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

SPORT: Lionel Messi Scores His 500th Career Goal!

                          
Last night, soccer star Lionel Messi scored his 500th career goal in the win against Valencia and he's still just 28. The breakdown is as follows: 435 goals for Barcelona, 49 goals for Argentina, 14 goals for Argentina U20, and 2 goals for Argentina U23. What a milestone!!