Martins retires from international football

SaettleSounders  marksman Obafemi Martins has announced his retirement from international football, a decade after making his debut against Republic of Ireland. The former Inter Milan and Newcastle United player has lifted the lid, saying he was forced to make this decision because he does not have a good relationship with his teammates in the Super… Read More Martins retires from international football

EPL News: Ozil will be back to his best after injury lay-off – Wenger

Arsene Wenger is confident that Arsenal fans will see the best of Mesut Ozil when he returns from his latest injury lay-off. The Germany international is recovering from a knee ligament injury suffered on international duty, with thetimeframe for his return set back until after the turn of the year. Ozil has been criticised for… Read More EPL News: Ozil will be back to his best after injury lay-off – Wenger

Akwa Ibom Gov. Akpabio to Open Olympic-Sized Stadium in State Tomorrow – PHOTOS

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Godwin Akpabio, will be opening an Olympic-sized stadium in the state today, November 7th. The Akwa Ibom International Stadium which has been nicknamed the “Nest of Champions,” is located in Uyo, and  is described as a 30,000 capacity ultra-modern complex modelled after the Allianz Arena in Germany. Some of its features… Read More Akwa Ibom Gov. Akpabio to Open Olympic-Sized Stadium in State Tomorrow – PHOTOS

SPORTS: AFCON qualifiers: Why I left out Moses, Ideye —Keshi

Coach Stephen Keshi has stated that recent injuries was the reason for dropping Victor Moses and Brown Ideye from the Nigeria squad that will take on Congo and South Africa in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers coming up in a fortnight. Moses was conspicuously missing from the Nigeria list announced last Friday… Read More SPORTS: AFCON qualifiers: Why I left out Moses, Ideye —Keshi

Ronaldo will beat all records, says Madrid legend Santillana

Santillana has backed Cristiano Ronaldo to go on and break every goalscoring record at Real Madrid. Ronaldo scored four goals against Elche on Tuesday, adding to the hat-trick he bagged at the weekend against Deportivo La Coruna, to put him level with the former Santiago Bernabeu forward on 186 goals in La Liga. Santillana holds no grudges… Read More Ronaldo will beat all records, says Madrid legend Santillana

Balotelli arrives Liverpool training in £240,000 Ferrari

Mario Balotelli drove to Liverpool training on Thursday in his £240,000 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta that has been shipped over from Italy. The 24-year-old has now been reunited with his beloved supercar, which was seen arriving at Liverpool’s Melwood training base as Balotelli and his team-mates prepare for Saturday’s Premier League trip to West Ham. The… Read More Balotelli arrives Liverpool training in £240,000 Ferrari

Creation of more polling units: Ekwueme, Clark others ask Jega to resign

ABUJA—SOUTHERN leaders, yesterday, asked the National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega to resign, accusing him of plotting to thwart the 2015 general elections by creating additional 30,000 polling units. Jega was accused of allocating 70 per cent of the additional polling units to the North. Led by former Vice… Read More Creation of more polling units: Ekwueme, Clark others ask Jega to resign

FIFA gives Nigeria September 8 final warning

The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has given Chris Giwa and its factional NFF board until Monday, September 8 to vacate the Glass House, failure to do so will earn Nigeria an outright suspension. Stating this in a signed letter by its Secretary-General, Jerome Valcke, the FIFA Emergency Committee “decided that should there still… Read More FIFA gives Nigeria September 8 final warning