‘Keshi didn’t apply for Ivory Coast job’

. We have proof, counters NFF chieftain Green BY GODWIN AIKIGBE Sacked Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi didn’t apply for the Ivory Coast job as claimed by the Nigeria Football Federation, says Gara Gombe Ahmed Shuaibu. The renowned and outspoken sports administrator opined that the NFF plotted to relieve Keshi of the reins three months into

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Copa América: Messi snubs MVP award

BY GODWIN AIKIGBE Lionel Messi refused to receive his Copa America Most Valuable Player award following Saturday’s 4-1 penalties defeat to host nation Chile in the final. According to media reports in Chile, Messi’s snub prompted the organisers to remove the trophy from the stage and leave the prize vacant, rather than give it to

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Guardiola has destroyed Gotze-agent

BY GODWIN AIKIGBE Mario Gotze’s agent Volker Struth said that Pep Guardiola has practically destroyed the player at Bayern Munich. Struth cannot understand why the Germany international who scored the goal that gave his country victory over Argentina in the final of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil had a difficult last season by living

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Enyimba survive Warriors, maintain unbeaten run

BY GODWIN AIKIGBE Enyimba International have now gone nine games unbeaten after playing a 2-2 draw with Abia Warriors in one of Sunday’s MatchDay 16 fixtures of the Globacom Nigeria Professional Football League. The People’s Elephant fought to avoid another slip to their neighbours, who ran out of the same turf 1-0 victorious at this

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Anelka, Carlos take up coaching roles in India

BY GODWIN AIKIGBE Former Real Madrid stars Nicolas Anelka and Roberto Carlos have made forays into management with Indian Super League clubs. According to Sportsmail, while the controversial and vastly travelled Anelka is with Mumbai City FC, Carlos will manage the Delhi Dynamos for the upcoming edition of the Indian Super League. Their appointments come

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Gotze tries his hand at baseball

ABAYOMI JOHNSON The summer break offers players an opportunity to try their hands at novelty at their various holiday destinations. Manchester United defender is fishing in Peru; Gareth Bale Saturday tried his hand at golf while several others are having good times on beaches at choice places across the globe. Bayern and Germany man Mario

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