APGA Flags- off Legislative Campaign… Vows to Sweep Ogbaru

Alphonsus Nweze The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has vowed to win all the legislative seats in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State in the coming February election. The chairman of Ogbaru Local Government Area, Comrade Arinze Awogu, with the candidates of the party in the area made the assertion Tuesday when the Party flagged off campaign in the Local Government with a massive road show which took them to all the communities and electoral wards in the Local Government. Awogu who is the Coordinator of APGA campaign in…

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Super Eagles To Play Egypt At Asaba Stadium

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have come out with an explanation of reasons behind the decision to insist on Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba for the Super Eagles international friendly against Egypt, and it is mostly about comfort for the players, as promised by Delta State government. The Glasshouse top shots stressed that funding is a major part of staging high-profile matches and, since the Delta State government has already promised to fete the players and accord similar treatment to the visitors from Egypt, there is no better alternative readily available to…

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Why Manchester United Sacked Jose Mourinho

Manchester United has sacked Jose Mourinho following the club’s worst ever Premier League start. The club currently languishes in sixth place in the league, 19 points behind leaders Liverpool after Sunday’s insipid 3-1 defeat at Anfield. A temporary caretaker manager will be appointed until the end of the current season while the club searches for his successor. “The club would like to thank Jose for his work during his time at Manchester United and to wish him success in the future,” a statement said. Details soon.

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Integrity Group Congratulates Okowa As Team Delta Wins National Sports Festival

Pro democracy group, Delta Integrity Group, (DIG) has congratulated Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa following the lifting of the trophy for the 19th edition of the National Sports Festival bagging 163 gold medals to beat Rivers State which got 69 gold medals to clinch the 2nd position while Edo State took the 3rd position with 47 gold medals. In a statement issued in Asaba, the President of the group, Comrade Johnpaul Okonma the governor’s commitment to sports development made it possible for our team to emerge victorious at the Festival where…

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Ex-England Boss, Hoddle Collapse, Rushed To Hospital

Former England manager Glenn Hoddle has been taken to hospital after collapsing at BT Sport studios on Saturday. Presenter Mark Pougatch confirmed that the channel’s football results show, BT Score, had been cancelled as a result of Hoddle’s condition. The illness occurred on the former Tottenham midfielder’s 61st birthday. Former England international and BT Sport presenter Gary Lineker said on Twitter: “Hugely worrying news that Glenn Hoddle collapsed at the BT studios earlier. Thoughts are with him and his family. Come on Glenn.” Hoddle played for Tottenham, Monaco and Chelsea…

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AFCON: Super Eagles To Begin Training on Tuesday Ahead of Clash with Libya

Ahead of Saturday’s 2019 AFCON qualifiers against Libya, the Super Eagles will begin training next Tuesday morning at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium Uyo. Libya will be hosted by Nigeria in a ‘match-day 3’ clash in Group E on Saturday, with the reverse fixture scheduled for the Stade Taieb Mhiri in the city of Sfax, Tunisia on Tuesday, 16th October. According to a Tweet on the official Twitter handle of the Super Eagles: “Ahead #2019AFCONQ vs Libya. Media Alert! “Camp opens at Ibom Hotel on Monday, October. 8, 2018.Training sessions on…

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FIFA Suspends Sierra Leone FA from Football Activities Over Government Interference

World’s Football governing body, FIFA have suspended Sierra Leone from international football because of government interference in the running of the country’s football association. The suspension comes after FIFA sent a letter to the country’s Minister of Sports expressing “grave concern” about the removal of the football association president, Isha Johansen and the association’s General Secretary, Christopher Kamara. The country’s anti-corruption commission (ACC) had barred President Isha Johansen and the association’s General Secretary, Christopher Kamara from the governing body’s offices due to their cases of corruption-related charges. Last year, Johansen was charged with abuse of office…

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I’ll Fight Anyone, Even King Kong’ – Heavy Weight champion Anthony Joshua Roars

Just as heavy weight champion Anthony Joshua, stepped away from his latest Wembley thriller, he sent out a clarion call to the rest of the world’s heavyweights. ‘I’m ready for all of you,’ he thundered after knocking out Alexander Povetkin. ‘That includes Deontay Wilder, soon as he likes. ‘Bring on Tyson Fury. I’ll fight King Kong if he’s available. If anyone’s really ready, give Eddie Hearn a call. Come on, that’s all it takes.’ According to DailyMail Sport, a labyrinth of negotiations stands between Joshua and the fight for which the…

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Why We Sold Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid Boss, Perez

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has opened up on why the club were happy to sell Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus. The Portugal international had been at the club for nine years, and guided Los Blancos to a sensational four Champions League crowns during his time in Spain’s capital. But in the summer he joined Juventus is a deal worth €105million, following Zinedine Zidane out the door of the historic club, after he stepped down as boss. The transfer was a surprising one given Ronaldo’s brilliance, and the fact he played…

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Juventus Striker, Douglas Costa Apologises to Fans Over Spitting on Opponent

Juventus striker, Douglas Costa has apologised to the club fans after being sent off for spitting in the face of Sassuolo’s Federico Di Francesco in a 2-1 Serie A win in Turin on Sunday. Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first goals for Juventus but the champions’ fourth win in as many games this season was overshadowed by Brazilian Costa’s late red card for spitting at Di Francesco the 24-year-old son of Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco. “I would like to apologise to all the Juventus fans for my wrong reaction during today’s game, I also apologise…

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