Barcelona and Spain midfielder Alexia Putellas has won the 2021 Women’s Ballon d’Or. Putellas was one of five players nominated from the Barcelona team following their first Champions League triumph along with winning the Primera Division title. The 27-year old was the highest-scoring midfielder in Europe with 26 goals in all competitions last season. Barcelona […]

Football’s world governing body, FIFA has announced it’s willingness to try out a dedicated offside Video Assistant Referee which is a semi-automatic detection of offside using specialised cameras at the Arab Cup in Qatar. It would work using a camera system that would be set up on the roof of each stadium and information relayed […]

European champions Italy and Portugal could meet for a place at the 2022 World Cup after being drawn in the same play-off path on Friday. The Azzurri and Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal both finished second in their qualifying groups. Italy will host North Macedonia in the play-off semi final in March, with Turkey visiting Portugal, before […]

The 2021 edition of Bet9ja/Lagos SWAN Cup will kick off on the 3rd of December at Legacy Pitch, National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.  The Lagos State Chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (Lagos SWAN) Boss, Debo Oshundun disclosed this at a media parley held in Lagos on Thursday while unveiling leading sports betting brand, […]

Manchester City Manager, Pep Guardiola, has today revealed that the club’s Belgian playmaker Kevin De Bruyne, has tested positive to COVID-19 after returning from international duty with Belgium. Guardiola revealed this to the media during a media briefing ahead of Sunday’s clash with fellow Premier League Side Everton. He will also play no part in […]

Four Nigerians narrowly missed gold medal spots at the ITTF SQY French Para Open 2021, as the quartet of Ahmed Koleosho, Faith Obazuaye, Nasiru Sule, and Isau Ogunkunle had to settle for silver medals in their respective individual events at the three-day championships held in Voisins les Bretonneux, a Paris suburb in France. Having fought […]

The Lagos state sports commission has announced a travel advisory to Lagos motorists and road users on the roads that would be shut down on Saturday, 13th November, 2021 for the forthcoming Y2021 Mini-Marathon for Women tagged “Lagos Women Run”. This was contained in a statement signed by the Executive Chairman of the Commission, Mr. Sola […]

Czech billionaire Daniel Kretinsky has completed his purchase of a 27 percent stake in the premier league club, West Ham today as announced by the Premier League club. West Ham in their statement said “it is intended” that Kretinsky and his colleague Pavel Horsky would become members of the board at the London Stadium alongside […]

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has been ruled out of France’s World Cup qualifiers with a thigh injury. The French Football Federation (FFF) said the World Cup winner suffered the injury in training on Monday. The FFF said Pogba was the “victim of an injury to the quadriceps of the right thigh”. Pogba will not […]

Eddie Howe has been newly appointed as Newcastle United’s head coach. He has been given a two-and-a-half year contract which will last till the summer of 2024. Howe said: “It is a great honor to become head coach of a club with the stature and history of Newcastle United. It is a very proud day […]

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