OnaziBY ABAYOMI JOHNSON Trabzonspor midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has confessed his love for table tennis, adding that the sport helps in exercising the upper body. “I love this game, always good to exercise the upper body, am still trying to get better ???? ???????? if you are good contact me I want to learn,” stated the
JanuzajAdnan Januzaj is now set to join Real Sociedad after being left out of Manchester United plans again. A fee in the region of 11 million euros fee has been agreed by both clubs and the former Sunderland and Borussia Dortmund player has accepted Basque side as his next destination.
Nadal BY GODWIN AIKIGBE Rafael Nadal feels the difficulties in playing on grass and his troubled knees could his Wimbledon campaign complicated, according to Reuters. The 31-year-old, who captured an unprecedented 10th Roland Garros title in sensational style on Sunday, thrashing Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka in the final after a faultless fortnight in Paris, said he
Djokovic REUTERS-Third seed Stan Wawrinka became the latest high-profile casualty at the Italian Open on Thursday when the Swiss was knocked out in the third round by American John Isner. Isner took his ace count to 72 in three rounds as he powered past Wawrinka 7-6(1) 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals. It was his first
Ngolo KanteChelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has been named Player of the Year by the Football Writers Association(FWA) on Monday, adding to his list of accolades this season, including the PFA Player of the Year award. Kante, who joined leaders Chelsea from champions Leicester City in July, is on course to win consecutive Premier League titles.
AlukoBY SPORTSROLLCALL Fulham forward Sone Aluko says the Championship are ready for return to Premier League. The Whites will be assured of a top-six finish if they beat west London rivals Brentford at Craven Cottage on Saturday, and the Nigeria international believes they are the team to fear in the race for promotion to the
Sharapova intensifying training.REUTERS Maria Sharapova will stage a return to competitive tennis after a drug-induced ban as she has been handed wildcards into the claycourt events in Stuttgart, Madrid and Rome. This decision was made by tournament chiefs and sponsors, who are well aware of her ticket-selling appeal. This arrangement does not appeal to Roberta
Aluko Sone celebrates scoring with Fulham teammates. BY SPORTSROLLCALL Sone Aluko believes the way Fulham are playing compliments the pressure that comes with chasing the play-offs with three games left, something the other sides seem to be struggling with. Fulham have climbed into the play-offs after defeating Aston Villa 3-1 at the Cottage in a
DrogbaDidier Drogba has joined Phoenix Rising both as a player and shareholders, the USL side announced. The 39-year-old Ivorian star striker and Chelsea legend might succeed in rejoining Major League Soccer, after his Montreal Impact experience.
Peter Utaka of FC Tokyo celebrates scoring his side’s second goal during the J.League J1 match between FC Tokyo and Kawasaki Frontale at Ajinomoto Stadium on March 18, 2017 in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan.BY GODWIN AIKIGBE Ageless former Nigeria striker, Peter Utaka came off the bench to score twice for FC Tokyo, who gave up a