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Chelsea for Sale

Chelsea for Sale

By Adewale Sobowale, In one of the fall outs of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Russian businessman, Roman Abramovich has said he would sell Chelsea Football Club. Reuters reported he would be selling the Club 19 years after buying it. The Club had been generally successful after Abramovich bought it for 140 million pounds in 2003. Since […]

AFCON 2021: From 3-0 down, Cameroon wins 3rd-place match on penalties

AFCON 2021: From 3-0 down, Cameroon wins 3rd-place match on penalties

By Nathan Otaba, Cameroon produced an epic fightback from 3-0 down to draw level at 3-3 before winning the third-place match against Burkina Faso 5-3 in a penalty shootout at the African Cup of Nations on Saturday. Cameroon produced an epic fightback from 3-0 down to draw level at 3-3 before winning the third-place match […]

AFCON Semi Final: Egypt ends Cameroon’s race for 6th title, beat hosts in penalties

AFCON Semi Final: Egypt ends Cameroon’s race for 6th title, beat hosts in penalties

A night of devastation and shattered hopes in Cameroon after the Pharoahs of Egypt booked their place for the final match of the AFCON 2021 competition at the expense of hosts Cameroon. Egypt beat Cameroon 3-1 in penalties in what was a tension soaked match. Three Cameroonian players missed their spotkicks making the penalty session […]

FIFA President Gianni Infantino criticised for African migrants comments

FIFA President Gianni Infantino criticised for African migrants comments

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has been criticised for comments referencing African migrants dying at sea when talking about the reforms to football’s calendar. World football’s governing body has put forward plans which include staging a World Cup every two years. Infantino says more regular World Cups can help provide hope for some nations but his […]

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal wins epic tie-break as Denis Shapovalov beats Alexander Zverev

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal wins epic tie-break as Denis Shapovalov beats Alexander Zverev

Rafael Nadal progressed to the Australian Open quarter-finals with a straight-set win over Adrian Mannarino as the Spaniard continues his quest for a record-breaking 21st major title. Nadal, 35, edged an epic 28-minute first-set tie-break as he eventually converted his seventh set point. Mannarino struggled with injury after the tie-break, as the sixth seed went […]

Kamara’s house under police protection after penalty miss

Kamara’s house under police protection after penalty miss

The house of Sierra Leone forward Kei Kamara remains under police protection after the striker missed a penalty against Equatorial Guinea at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. Kamara’s home in Freetown was targeted after Sierra Leone lost the game in Limbe 1-0, putting them out of the tournament. Had Kamara scored, it would […]

Robert Lewandowski: Bayern striker wins Best Fifa Men’s Player of the Year award

Robert Lewandowski: Bayern striker wins Best Fifa Men’s Player of the Year award

Bayern Munich and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski was named 2021 Best Fifa Men’s Player of the Year, while Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo landed the special award. Lewandowski, 33, claimed the prize for the second consecutive year after scoring 69 goals. He won ahead of Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah and Paris St-Germain’s Lionel Messi. Ronaldo was lauded […]

Djokovic Back in Detention – Adewale Sobowale

Djokovic Back in Detention – Adewale Sobowale

Navak Djokovic, the world’s number one tennis player, has been sent back to an immigration detention hotel. Sources say the hotel, which is located in Melbourne, is notorious. For the second time, the star’s Australian visa was  cancelled on Friday by the Australian government.  The government has labelled the 34-year old a threat to public order who […]

Roger Espinoza to receive Honorary All-America Award from United Soccer Coaches

Roger Espinoza to receive Honorary All-America Award from United Soccer Coaches

United Soccer Coaches announced on Monday that Sporting Kansas City midfielder Roger Espinoza and Kansas City Current midfielder Lo’eau LaBonta have been selected to receive the association’s 2021 Honorary All-America Award. Espinoza and LaBonta will be presented the award at the association’s All-America Ceremony taking place at 1 p.m. CT on Saturday, Jan. 22 during […]

Steven Gerrard: Aston Villa boss to miss two Premier League games after positive Covid-19 test

Steven Gerrard: Aston Villa boss to miss two Premier League games after positive Covid-19 test

Aston Villa head coach Steven Gerrard will miss the next two Premier League games after testing positive for Covid-19. Gerrard will miss Sunday’s Boxing Day game at home to Chelsea and Tuesday’s trip to Leeds. It is the second time this season that Gerrard has been sidelined by Covid-19. The 41-year-old was forced to isolate […]

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