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World Cup: Russia grants multiple entries to supporters with fan IDs

President Vladimir Putin said foreign visitors holding “fan ID” cards for the World Cup could have visa-free entry to Russia for the rest of 2018. The fan IDs which permitted ticket-holders to enter Russia during the World Cup had initially been due to expire on July 25. Now, “foreign supporters who currently have fan IDs will be able to benefit from ... Read More »

Nigerian duo shortlisted for Queens Park Young Player of the Year

It is that time of the year where clubs in England recognize their most outstanding players across all levels, and two Nigerian teenagers have been shortlisted for awards by Queens Park Rangers. Eberechi Eze and Aramide Oteh’s impressive displays this season have been rewarded after they were both nominated for Queens Park Rangers Young Player of the Year award. The ... Read More »

Nigerian clubs need quality keepers’ trainers ― Bewerang

The current goalkeeping crisis in the Super Eagles would have been avoided if Nigerian clubs cultivated the habit of employing quality goalkeeper trainers, Nigeria Football Federation Technical Director, Bitrus Bewarang, has said. The Super Eagles have been engulfed in a goalkeeping crisis following the sudden illness of number one choice Carl Ikeme since last August, and the development has seen ... Read More »

Manchester’s interest in Umtiti caused our defeat – Messi

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi, has reportedly blamed Manchester United’s interest in defender, Samuel Umtiti, for his side’s Champions League exit to Roma. Barca were eliminated from the competition on Tuesday after falling 3-0 to Roma. Roma went into the match needing a miracle, but goals from Edin Dzeko, Daniele de Rossi and Kostas Manolas made it a night to remember. And Spanish website ... Read More »

Champion boxer Manny Pacquiao builds 1,000 homes for poor Filipinos

In the world of professional sports, athletes have long recognized their roots and beginnings and have been involved in helping communities. Earning a hefty salary for doing what they love, athletes worldwide have been known to be involved in charitable causes, and indulge in philanthropic efforts. Although they put their well-being on the line in the ring, professional boxers are ... Read More »

Newcastle United, West Ham scout Nigeria stars in loss to Serbia has exclusively reported that two Premier League clubs were interested in the international friendly between Nigeria and Serbia at the Hive Stadium. Representatives from Newcastle United and West Ham were physically sighted in the stands running the rule over the top stars on both teams. Steve Nickson, the Newcastle United head of recruitment, was in Canons Park, but he could ... Read More »

Issa Hayatou voted out after 29 years as CAF president

Cameroonian football administrator, Issa Hayatou, has lost his quest to become President of Confederation of the African Football (CAF) for the eighth successive time. The 70-year-old ex-acting FIFA president lost to less-fancied Madagascar FA boss, Ahmad Ahmad, by 34 to 20 votes in Thursday’s election in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Hayatou became the fifth head of Africa’s soccer body in 1988 ... Read More »

Nigeria’s Musa hopes to end goal drought at CSKA Moscow

Nigeria international, Ahmed Musa, hopes that he will soon regain his scoring form at his Russian Premier League club CSKA Moscow. The speedy forward has failed score in his first four competitive matches for Moscow since rejoining the club during the January 2018 Transfer Window. Musa joined Moscow from English Premier League outfit Leicester City on a short-term loan deal ... Read More »

Buhari receives FIFA World Cup trophy, CHAN Eagles

President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday, received the World Cup trophy from FIFA Governing Board ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. President Buhari also received local eagles who participated in the just concluded African Cup of Nations (CHAN) which took place in Morocco without announcing any cash reward for the players and the technical crew. ... Read More »

I’ve signed for a football team – Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt, the 100-metre world record holder, says he has agreed to sign for a football club. Bolt partied with his devoted fans in an emotional farewell at the National Stadium on June 10 as he ran his final race on Jamaican soil. Bolt is retiring in August following the London World Championships. He retired from athletics last summer after ... Read More »