Musa arrives in Riyadh friday to assume Al Nassr duties

Musa arrives in Riyadh friday to assume Al Nassr duties Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia new signing, Ahmed Musa,  is expected to finally join the Riyadh-based club on Friday August 10. Musa last week signed a four-year contract with Al Nassr to end his two-year stay with English Premier League club, Leicester City. “#ALNASSR new Nigerian ?? player Ahmed Musa @Ahmedmusa718 will arrive at King Khaled Int’l Airport, Riyadh on Friday 2:20 am, welcome to Saudi Arabia ?? Ahmed ??!,” reads a Tweet on Al Nassr’s Twitter handle on Wednesday. Musa struggled…

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NFF TUSSLE: DSS Throws out Giwa from Glass House

  The Department of State (DSS) has ejected Chris Giwa from the secretariat of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Giwa and the staff who occupied the NFF secretariat on July 2 have been asked to vacate the premises immediately. FIFA, football governing body, had threatened to ban Nigeria if the situation was not resolved and Amaju Pinnick not reinstated as NFF president. The DSS operatives, who carried out the ejection exercise on Monday, said they are working on instructions from above. -Cable

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New NFF President, Giwa appoints Media aides.

… NFF PRESIDENT APPOINTS OBASI, MARTINS ODIETE PERSONAL ASSISTANT, SENIOR COMMUNICATION OFFICER The New Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, President, Amb. Chris Giwa has approved the appointment of Deputy Editor, Sportinglife Newspapers, Ejiro Baba-Femi as media officer of Super Falcons. Ejiro Baba-Femi had been Super Falcons Coordinator, and former media officer of Falconets. She is expected to bring her wealth of experience to bear in managing the information of the team as they prepare for the defence of their African Women Championship title in Ghana later this year. The President has…

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Nigeria to host world para powerlifting competition

Nigeria To Host 2019 World Para Powerlifting Tournament   The International Para Powerlifting Committee (IPC) has granted Nigeria the hosting rights for the 2019 World Para Powerlifting Championships, with Lagos as the host city. This was revealed in a confirmation statement addressed to the President of Nigeria Para Powerlifting Federation, Queen Uboh. The statement was issued by Jorge Moreno, the Senior Manager of the International Paralympic Committee. The statement read, “World Para Powerlifting would like to thank the Nigeria Paralympic Committee and the Nigeria Para Powerlifting Federation for their application…

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Real Madrid considering £88m bid for Cristiano Ronaldo from Juventus (Sky Sports)

Real Madrid considering £88m bid for Cristiano Ronaldo from Juventus (Sky Sports) Juventus have made an offer worth in the region of £88m for Cristiano Ronaldo, according to Sky Sports. Sky Sports believe Real Madrid are yet to accept or reject this proposal and at this stage the feeling is any outcome is possible. Ronaldo prompted questions about his future, promising an announcement “soon” after the Champions League final victory over Liverpool. It now appears Juventus have made the first move to lure him away from the club he joined in 2009.…

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OFFICIAL: Mohamed Salah has signed a new 5-year contract with Liverpool

Egyptian star rewarded for remarkable debut campaign on Merseyside – and his new deal contains no release clause Mohamed Salah has signed a new long term contract at Liverpool, which will keep him at Anfield until 2023. The Egyptian star has been rewarded for his incredible debut season on Merseyside with an improved five-year deal. Salah scored 44 goals in all competitions following his £36.9million switch from Roma last summer, and will be a key figure as Jurgen Klopp looks to build a team that can continue to compete for…

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BREAKING!! AC Milan banned from European football in 2018-19 ( with agency report)

The Italian giants will be unable to take up their place in the upcoming Europa League, although they have the right to appeal to CAS AC Milan have been banned from participating in European competition next season due to a contravention of Financial Fair Play, UEFA have confirmed. The Rossoneri finished in sixth in last season’s Serie A campaign, gaining a spot in the Europa League group stage for 2018-19. But according to UEFA, the Italians have fallen foul of FFP laws and will not be able to take up their spot. Milan will…

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I’ve Got Some Things to Say BY ROMELU LUKAKU

I’ve Got Some Things to Say BY ROMELU LUKAKU JUN 18 2018 remember the exact moment I knew we were broke. I can still picture my mum at the refrigerator and the look on her face. I was six years old, and I came home for lunch during our break at school. My mum had the same thing on the menu every single day: Bread and milk. When you’re a kid, you don’t even think about it. But I guess that’s what we could afford. Then this one day I…

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World Cup: Croatian striker sent home for insurbordination

Croatia and AC Milan striker Nikola Kalinic has been sent home from the 2018 World Cup after refusing to come on as a substitute during their 2-0 victory over Nigeria in their Group D opening game on Saturday. Kalinic had started on the bench for the fourth successive international match but was asked to enter the game by boss Zlatko Dalic with just five minutes to go. According to Daily Mail, Kalinic complained about a back issue forcing Dalic to turn to Marko Pjaca, who is nominally a wide player,…

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Rohr must take risks- Darlington

My Take On Cro-Nig: 1. Croatia is overrated. With all the big name “ičs”, I expected far better than this. We gave them too much respect and made the “little” mistakes (like marking lightly in the box 18). 2. The 4-2-3-1 actually worked defensively but floundered when attacking. Etebo was suppose to be the mobile box to box midfielder but was largely ineffective. This left “old man” Mikel with too much ground to cover to support Ighalo. At half time, I expected Gerhnot Rohr to swap Mikel and Etebo. These…

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