Djibril Cisse’s spell at Reunion club St. Pierroise has ended following the expiration of his one-month contract with Premier League campaigners JS Saint-Pierroise. The former Liverpool striker arrived on the island of the Indian Ocean on August 25 and played in all but ten minutes with the club. After playing five matches, the 34-year-old has
Arsene Wenger said Emmanuel Petit was largely underrated at Arsenal, adding that the former France midfielder had all the ingredients needed to thrive in English football. Wenger said this in commemoration of the 45th birthday of his compatriot who scored nine goals in 85 appearances for Arsenal from 1997 to 2000 and was a key
BY GODWIN AIKIGBE The NBA fraternity is replete with eulogies by both active and retired stars in commemoration of the death of Hall of Famer, Moses Malone, who passed on Sunday aged 60. The death of the of 76ers great and ferocious rebounder clearly eclipsed Floyd Mayweather historic 49th victory over Andre Berto in Las
BY GODWIN AIKIGBE Real Betis returned to Estadio Bernabeu on Saturday hoping to achieve another victory at the hallowed turf 17 years after former Nigeria winger, Finidi George scored the only goal that gave them victory. But was not to be as the Los Blancos, who were smarting from a dour start to the La
BY GODWIN AIKIGBE— Former Nigeria international, Etim John Esin says he cannot understand why he is being treated like an orphan by successive Akwa Ibom State governments despite putting the state on the world football map. Speaking exclusively to sportsrollcall.com, Etim also revealed how the immediate past Godswill Akpabio-led government frustrated his plans to set
BY GODWIN AIKIGBE— Ex-Nigeria international, Etim John Esin, hopes the Nigeria Football Federation will not, as usual, fail to mark the 26th death anniversary of the late Samuel Okwaraji come August 12. Okwaraji collapsed and died of congestive heart failure 77 minutes into a World Cup qualification match against Angola at the Lagos National Stadium
BY GODWIN AIKIGBE— Bukola Opabunmi, Femi Opabunmi’s wife wants well-meaning Nigerians to help her husband with a job to enable the former Nigeria international fend for his family. While regretting her husband’s unfulfilled football dreams and thanking those who responded positively to their recent cry for help, Bukola maintains the family cannot thrive on exhaustible
BY GODWIN AIKIGBE Arsenal and France legend Thierry Henry has secured five million euro a year contract to promote Premier League on Sky Sports next season. Thierry Henry goes back in time to prove that the Premier League is the best league in the world as part of a new advertising campaign for Sky Sports.
BY GODWIN AIKIGBE Germany legend Lothar Matthaus said he has permanently shelved his coaching career. “It would certainly be spectacular, if you’d see me again as a coach. But that’s actually shelved, “the 54-year-old said in an interview with” trading” “I would always have the option to do so. But I do not want it.
BY OUR CORRESPONDENT Former Brazil and Barcelona midfielder, Rivaldo wants to turn back the hands of the clock by returning to action for Brazilian side Mogi Mirim, where he is president. At 43, Rivaldo is seriously considering coming out of retirement to belt a few games if his knee is okay. “After a lot of