Super Eagles Head To SA

Super Eagles Head To SA A 23 man Super Eagles squad is set to depart for South Africa for the friendly match on Sunday. The match is set to played in Nelspruit at the Mbombela Stadium, and is set to start at 14h30 Nigerian Time. Nigeria lost 1-0 to Uganda at home on Wednesday, while…

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Badstuber and Bellarabi out of Georgia clash

Badstuber and Bellarabi out of Georgia clash Holger Badstuber and Karim Bellarabi have been ruled out of Germany’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Georgia on Sunday due to injury and illness respectively. Bayern Munich defender Badstuber made his first international appearance for two-and-a-half years in a 2-2 friendly draw with Australia on Wednesday, but was withdrawn at half-time. Germany…

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Marseille Battles For Zaharaddeen Bello

Marseille Battles For Zaharaddeen Bello Marseille are among teams in France eyeing up a move for Nigeria Under 20 international  Zaharaddeen Bello, according to footmercato.net. The central defender was scouted by former Marseille sporting director Jose Anigo during the African Youth Championship in Senegal. And the 17 – year – old’s performance ticked the right…

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Rooney chasing England goalscoring record

Rooney chasing England goalscoring record Wayne Rooney says he hopes to break Bobby Charlton’s all-time scoring record for England “sooner rather than later”. Rooney only requires four goals to become the nation’s all-time leading scorer with 50, which will see him eclipse Gary Lineker (48) and Charlton (49), as England prepare to host Lithuania in…

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Brazil ´superior´ admit French veterans

Brazil ´superior´ admit French veterans France captain Karim Benzema warned his team-mates they must be more consistent to beat the best in the world after a “superior” Brazil won 3-1 in Paris on Thursday. In a replay of the 1998 World Cup final, Brazil again conceded from a corner – Raphael Varane giving the hosts…

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Confidence critical for rampaging Brazil – Dunga

Confidence critical for rampaging Brazil – Dunga Brazil coach Dunga claimed confidence and balance have been critical to his team’s winning streak, after they cruised past France 3-1 on Thursday. Since taking over from Luiz Felipe Scolari following Brazil’s embarrassing exit from last year’s World Cup, Dunga has led Neymar and Co. on a seven-match…

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Victor Moses back in training

Victor Moses back in training Nigeria international Victor Moses has returned to training after he suffered a thigh injury which kept him out of action. Victor Moses, who has been on great form for Stoke City in the EPL, was omitted from the list of Nigeria players for the two friendly matches against Uganda and…

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Premier League to share over £1bn from record TV deal

Premier League to share over £1bn from record TV deal The Premier League has announced that more than £1billion from the recent record-breaking sale of UK live broadcast rights is set to be shared outside the competition between the 2016-17 and 2018-19 seasons. Last month, it was revealed that Sky Sports and BT Sport had agreed…

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Iran 2-0 Chile: Nekounam and Amiri down Copa America hosts

Iran 2-0 Chile: Nekounam and Amiri down Copa America hosts Copa America hosts Chile saw their preparations for the competition hit a bump on Thursday as they were beaten 2-0 by Iran at St Polten’s NV Arena in Austria. In one of Chile’s final friendlies before they open the South American showpiece against Ecuador in…

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Bahrain 0-6 Colombia: Falcao stars in resounding victory

Bahrain 0-6 Colombia: Falcao stars in resounding victory Radamel Falcao sent a timely reminder to Louis van Gaal on Thursday as he scored twice and set up another in Colombia’s 6-0 demolition of Bahrain. The striker has struggled to impress his Manchester United manager in recent weeks amid concerns over his fitness, but he showed…

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