FIFA U20: Liberia girls storm Nigeria for redemption

BY GODWIN AIKIGBE— The delegation of U-20 Women National Team of Liberia to Saturday’s 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifier against the Falconets will arrive in Nigeria on Friday, the Nigeria Football Federation reveals on its official website. The Confederation of African Football has appointed officials from Togo to take charge of the encounter,

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Pellegrini slams Madrid over Casillas’ exit

BY INNOCENT AMOMOH— Manchester City boss, Manuel Pellegrini has joined the list of global football stakeholders to condemn Real Madrid’s shabby treatment of their former captain Iker Casillas. Pellegrini described the goalkeeper’s unceremonious departure for FC Porto from the Santiago Bernabeu after 25 years as not normal while speaking to the media ahead of tomorrow’s

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No offers for Pedro-Barca

BY GODWIN AIKIGBE— Barcelona president Josep María Bartomeu says the Catalan club have no offers on the table for any of their players, thus dousing claims Pedro Rodriguez is on the brink of joining Manchester United. According to MARCA, Bartomeu arrived this morning in San Francisco after being proclaimed club president in the recent elections

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Atlético sign promising Ghana’s Mensah

BY ABAYOMI JOHNSON— Atletico Madrid have beaten all comers to the signature of promising 20-year-old Ghana’s Bernard Messah. The attacking midfielder that appeared strongly on the radar of Manchester United, Valencia and Monaco, has switched over from Portuguese club Vitoria de Guimaraes. With this, Atletico have made another bold step towards the future even though

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Mourinho skeptical about Moses

BY GODWIN AIKIGGE— Jose Mourinho had some words of praise for Victor Moses after the Nigeria international played the first 45 minutes for Chelsea in their shock 4-2 defeat to New York Red Bulls on Wednesday night. While  declaring  that Betrand Traore, one of the players that recently rejoined them after a one-season loan will

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Mourinho downplays Red Bulls mauling

BY ABAYOMI JOHNSON— Jose Mourinho pretends to not troubled by Chelsea’s 4-2 defeat to New York Red Bulls on Wednesday night. However, the Portuguese coach agreed there were some aspects of his team’s play that need improvement but he still left New York satisfied his team had taken a first step towards reaching the intensity

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No Juve bid for Gotze -Bayern

BY GODWIN AIKIGBE— Bayern Munich have denied receiving any request from Juventus concerning the transfer of Mario Gotze, stating they cannot say if the player has had talks with the Turin giants. Gotze joining the Serie A is spreading like wild fire in Italy, as the Serie A champions seek a replacement for Carlos Tevez,

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