Anthony Joshua confident of victory in rematch against Usyk

Anthony Joshua confident of victory in rematch against Usyk

Advertisement Anthony Joshua has expressed confidence in winning the rematch fight against Oleksandr Usyk, calling himself the “comeback king.” Usyk defeated Joshua, a two-time world champion, claiming the WBA (Super), IBF and WBO heavyweight titles last September. Advertisement At a media conference ahead of the August 20 rematch, Joshua expressed confidence in his ability to…

Iwobi vows to maintain, improve on current form

Iwobi vows to maintain, improve on current form

Advertisement Alex Iwobi has vowed to continue displaying the relentless work ethic that underpinned his excellent displays in Everton’s Premier League run-in, as the Nigerian explained why his attitude matches the culture of Evertonians and the city of Liverpool. The 25-year-old emerged as a key figure during the final weeks of the 2021/22 campaign, raising…

Napoli under investigation over Osimhen transfer

Napoli under investigation over Osimhen transfer

Advertisement According to prosecutors, Napoli is being looked at for possible false accounting in the transfer agreement that brought Nigerian player Victor Osimhen to the Serie A team. Italian finance police examined Naples’ Castel Volturno and Rome offices, according to prosecutors in Naples, to gather information about Osimhen’s 2020 move from Lille, which is expected…

Golden Eaglets beat Cote D’Ivoire to secure under-17 AFCON ticket

Golden Eaglets beat Cote D’Ivoire to secure under-17 AFCON ticket

Advertisement The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria have qualified for next year’s U-17 Africa Cup of Nations in Algeria, after defeating Côte d’Ivoire 3-1 in the first semi-final of the WAFU B tournament in Ghana, Completesports.com reports. Two well taken free-kicks from Emmanuel Michael in the first half and a second half header off Abdullahi Idris, earned coach…

Nottingham Forest to pay £17.5m for Awoniyi
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Nottingham Forest to pay £17.5m for Awoniyi

Advertisement Newly promoted Premier League side, Nottingham Forest has agreed to fork out princely sum of £17.5million fee (about N8.9 billion) with Union Berlin as transfer fee for Super Eagles striker, Taiwo Awoniyi. Bundesliga club, Union Berlin bought the striker from Liverpool last year for €7million and now value him at around €20million. Advertisement Awoniyi…

Why I pulled out of AWCON – Oparanozie
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Why I pulled out of AWCON – Oparanozie

Advertisement Super Falcons striker, Desire Oparanozie has explained reasons behind her withdrawal from the squad heading to Morocco for the 10th African Women Cup of Nations AWCON. Oparanozie, who plies her professional trade with Wuhan Jiangda of China via her official twitter handle @oparanozie9, explained her absence, adding that she will be cheering the team…

Ex-NFF Secretary-General Sani Toro regains freedom

Ex-NFF Secretary-General Sani Toro regains freedom

Advertisement Alhaji Sani Toro, the former Secretary of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), has been released after being kidnapped on his way to Bauchi from Abuja.A family source told the media that the former Bauchi State Commissioner for Sports was released late last night, which was good news. According to a source who spoke to…

Liverpool to earn £2m from Taiwo Awoniyi move to Nottingham Forest

Liverpool to earn £2m from Taiwo Awoniyi move to Nottingham Forest

Advertisement Should Taiwo Awoniyi’s move to Nottingham Forest be completed, Liverpool will receive £2 million. According to the Telegraph, the Reds agreed to a 10% sell-on clause with Berlin last summer and will gain from it this summer. Advertisement According to GOAL, Liverpool paid £6.5 million for Awoniyi last summer, despite the striker never making…

Buhari directs NFF to commence electoral process early, maintain level playing ground

Buhari directs NFF to commence electoral process early, maintain level playing ground

Advertisement President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) to immediately commence the process that will lead to holding new elections into its Executive Committee at the expiration of the current administration in September. President Buhari also directed that the instrument of football administration in the country, the NFF Statutes be amended to include…

Abductors of ex-NFF SEC-Gen Sani Toro demand N250m
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Abductors of ex-NFF SEC-Gen Sani Toro demand N250m

Advertisement The abductors of Alhaji Sani Toro, the former Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), are said to be seeking N250 million before releasing him. One of the kidnappers contacted the family later yesterday, demanding ransom, according to a source close to the family. The resolution reached between the family and the kidnappers,…