Top 20 National Team Coaches: Rohr ranked 19th

Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr, has made the World’s Top 20 Best National Coaches’ list following his results with the national team. According to German-based organisation International Federation of Football History & Statistics, Gernot Rohr, is ranked 19th on one point while Iran’s manager, Marc Wilmots, completed the top 20. Gernot Rohr in his 49 competitive […]

Defiant Bale down but not out at Real Madrid

When Zinedine Zidane dropped Gareth Bale for a Champions League game against Paris Saint-Germain last year, Bale believed it was the beginning of the end at Real Madrid. Two seasons on he remains but Madrid face PSG again at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday, with the Welshman’s future still in doubt and his standing among […]

Mourinho rules out Zlatan signing for Spurs

Jose Mourinho says there is “no chance” of Tottenham signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic after the veteran forward was linked with a move to the club following his exit from LA Galaxy. Mourinho worked with Ibrahimovic at Inter Milan and Manchester United but said signing the 38-year-old would not make sense with Harry Kane at his disposal. […]

Under 23 AFCON: Nigeria clash with Ivory Coast

The Al Salam Stadium – the same venue where the Super Eagles beat Tunisia to win bronze at the 2019 AFCON – will host the 2019 U-23 African Cup of Nations opening Group B tie between champions Nigeria and Ivory Coast, as the quest for the 2020 Olympic ticket begins. The Nigerian U-23 team are […]

Udinese director lauds Troost-Ekong leadership

Udinese Technical Director, Pierpaolo Marino, has described Nigeria international, William Troost-Ekong’s contract extension as the most important thing for the club, saying the defender is a great player and leader in the dressing room. Troost-Ekong extended his contract until 2023 with the Black and White on Wednesday, much to the delight of Marino. The director told […]

Liefering turn down Barcelona’s £15m Adeyemi bid

FC Liefering have turned down Barcelona’s first offer of £15m for German player of Nigerian descent, Karim Adeyemi. It is reported that the Catalan club are willing to bring the highly-rated forward to Camp Nou and are understood to be in very advanced talks to sign Adeyemi in January. Barca have officially contacted sporting director Christoph […]

Barca players offered to delay salaries for Neymar

Gerard Pique has suggested that members of the Barcelona squad were open to restructuring their salaries in order to boost the club’s chances of re-signing Neymar. Throughout the summer transfer window, Neymar was strongly linked with a return to Camp Nou, just two years after moving to Paris Saint-Germain for a world-record fee. However, due to […]