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Nwankwo Kanu Happy With U-23 Team, Arsenal Victories

Former Nigeria international, Nwankwo Kanu, has expressed his excitement over the wins recorded by his former club, Arsenal, and the Nigeria U-23 men’s team on ... Full story

Arsenal Fan Who Picks Up Mourinho's Community Shield Medal After Defeat

Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho threw his Community Shield runners-up medal to a young Arsenal fan after defeat at Wembley.  Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho handed a young ... Full story

Mario Balotelli's Liverpool Career Is Over

Mario Balotelli's career might be finally over at Anfield as he has been left out of trainings and tour.  Mario Balotellli's career in Liverpool may just ... Full story

Jay-Jay Okocha Returns To Football

Former captain of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha may be on his way back to English football. The former Botlon Wanderers skipper, who is ... Full story

Be Ready For Vincent Enyeama's Exit - Peter Rufai

The newly appointed Super Eagles Coach, Sunday Oliseh, has been advised to find a standby goal keeper that will take over from Vincent Enyeama.  Former Super ... Full story

Sergio Romero Signs For Manchester United

New Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero has said he came to Old Trafford to help his old boss Louis van Gaal win silverware. The Red Devils ... Full story

Stephen Keshi Demands $5m Compensation From NFF

Former Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has demanded US$5m (£3.2m) compensation from the Nigeria Football Federation following his dismissal from the job. Keshi was sacked at the ... Full story

Liverpool Sign Christian Benteke From Aston Villa For £32.5m

Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke has officially made the switch to Liverpool, according to Liverpool’s official website. The Belgian international’s move to Anfield was expected ... Full story

Lionel Messi Accused Of Receiving £2.4m To Lay A Stone At 2017 Africa Cup Of Nations

Lionel Messi received at least £2.4million in cash for supporting one of the most corrupt dictators in Africa, it was claimed on Tuesday. The 28-year-old football ... Full story

Kelechi Iheanacho, Sterling Score For Manchester City

Kelechi Iheanacho provided an early assist for Manchester City’s £49m striker Raheem Sterling before scoring in the second half to kick off their International Champions ... Full story

Campaigners Call For Kofi Annan To Be In Charge Of FIFA Reform

A group campaigning for reform of world soccer's governing body FIFA have called for former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan to be put in ... Full story

Rashidi Yekini’s Daughter To Meet Portugal Club Over Father’s Foundation

The daughter of late Africa Soccer legend, Rashidi Yekini, Yemisi, will this weekend be traveling to Portugal to hold talks with Portuguese club Victoria Setubal ... Full story

Ethiopia’s Dibaba Breaks 1500m World Record

The Herculis meeting ended, as is tradition, with a pyrotechnic show on the infield. But the real fireworks at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in ... Full story

Madrid Manager Rafa Benitez Addresses Sergio Ramos And David De Gea Rumours

Ramos is reported to have told Real Madrid that he wants to make the move to Old Trafford this summer, but Benitez appears to be ... Full story

Graeme Joffe Flees South Africa

Former TV and radio sports presenter - and Sport24 columnist - Graeme Joffe fled South Africa three months ago. Writing on his Sportsfire Daily blog on ... Full story

Raheem Sterling Completes Man City Move

Raheem Sterling has expressed relief at the completion of his acrimonious transfer from Liverpool to Manchester City for an initial £44m and believes he is ... Full story

Robin van Persie Joins Fenerbahce

Fenerbahce have confirmed that Robin van Persie has joined the club from Manchester United. The two clubs had agreed a fee for the 31-year-old striker last ... Full story

Boxers To Battle For N1 Million In GOtv Boxing Championship

The organisers of the GOtv Boxing Championship have announced a price money of One Million naira for the best boxer in the July edition of ... Full story

Venezuelan Weightlifter Collapses While Lifting 53kg During Competition Video

On Sunday, a Venezuelan weightlifter fell to the ground and collapsed after missing an attempt on the clean & jerk weightlifting at the Pan Am ... Full story

Sunday Oliseh Wants N60m Per Anum For Super Eagles Appointment

According to AfricanFootball.com in-coming Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh has said he is comfortable to be paid the same five million Naira (more than $21,000) a ... Full story

Serena Williams Beats Maria Sharapova

Serena Williams beat arch rival Maria Sharapova on Centre Court for this afternoon's semi-final in straight sets as her powerful serve proved too much for ... Full story

Man City Not Willing To Meet Liverpool’s £50m Price Tag On Raheem Sterling

Manchester City are unlikely to meet Liverpool’s £50m asking price for Raheem Sterling, reports the Manchester Evening News. Although the Sterling saga took another twist on ... Full story

Frank Lampard: I Am Lucky To Play Alongside David Villa And Andrea Pirlo

Frank Lampard is excited to be playing alongside David Villa & Andrea Pirlo for New York City FC. Frank Lampard & Andrea Pirlo contest for the ... Full story

Ahmed Musa, Odion Ighalo Score For Their Clubs

Two Super Eagles strikers were on target for their clubs as their clubs begin preparations for the 2015-16 season. Odion Ighalo scored twice as Watford spanked ... Full story

Emmanuel Adebayor Convert To Islam Video

Emmanuel Adebayor Convert To Islam ... Full story

NFF Hires Foreign Coach As Sunday Oliseh’s Assistant

The first time the Nigeria Football Federation contacted Sunday Oliseh for Eagles’ job, the former national team captain declined on one condition: He was to ... Full story

Dempsey Scores Twice, US Beats Honduras 2-1 To Open Gold Cup

Clint Dempsey didn't view a wild sellout crowd as a pro-Texas bunch celebrating two goals by what amounts to a hometown kid. Dempsey scored twice on ... Full story

Segun Odegbami Vows To Lead Nigerians To Resist Foreign Coach

Odegbami vows to lead Nigerians to resist foreign coach 1980 Africa Cup of Nations winner, Segun Odegbami has kicked against the hiring of a foreign ... Full story

Lionel Messi Devastated By New Defeat In Final

Lionel Messi has told of the pain of losing the Copa America final after the football superstar faced criticism in his native Argentina. Messi finally posted ... Full story

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Nigerian Naira Falls Ahead Of Central Bank Rate Decision

 Nigeria's naira currency weakened slightly in the parallel market on Tuesday ahead of an interest rate decision and a possible announcement that the central bank ... Full story

See How CNN African Voices Presenter Keturah King Was Assaulted And Beaten Up At Airport (Photo)

Popular CNN African Voices presenter, Keturah King, who had been posting scenic photos from her trip to Senegal over the past few days, has seen ... Full story

Toyin Lawani Shares Touching Stories And Photos Of People She Rescued From The Streets

Popular Lagos celebrity stylist and fashion entreprenuer, Toyin Lawani, took to her Instagram some hours ago to share the stories of two Nigerians she took ... Full story

Kim Kardashian Steals The Show As She Flaunts S3xy Figure In N@Ked Dress At Vogue Gala With Kanye

35-year-old stunning reality TV queen, Kim Kardashian, turned heads as she sauntered into the Vogue 100 Gala Dinner in London on Monday night as she ... Full story

Liverpool To Play Barcelona At Wembley In August

English club Liverpool will square up against Barcelona at Wembley in August in the International Champions Cup. It was today confirmed the Reds will take on ...

Mourinho To Be Announced As Manchester United Manager In The Next 48 hours

Jose Mourinho is expected to be confirmed as Manchester United manager in the next 48 hours. Negotiations between Mourinho's agent, Jorge Mendes, and Manchester United executive ...

Manchester United And Mourinho Set To Offer £34m Deal To Ibrahimovic

Manchester United are ready to make Zlatan Ibrahimovic a massive offer to become one of Jose Mourinho's key signings this summer. The Swedish striker is looking ...

Chris Giwa To Meet House Committee On Thursday

Self-acclaimed president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Chris Giwa, and his board will appear before the sports committee of the federal House of Representatives ...

Sharapova May Never PlayTennis Again Says Russian Official

Russian Tennis star Maria Sharapova may never play again following her failed drugs test, the president of the Russian Tennis Federation says. Sharapova, 29, tested positive ...

Rapper Ice Prince Announces He Has Left Chocolate City

Rapper, Ice Prince has announced his split from his record label, Chocolate City. Ice Prince made the announcement in an interview with Cool FM this ...