Super Eagles Coach Get New Contract

Super Eagles Coach Get New Contract

The President of the Nigerian Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has revealed that the NFF rewarded Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr with a two-year deal for his impressive work with the team since he took charge in 2016, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.Rohr signed a two-year deal with the NFF in August 2016 but the German was handed a new two-year deal six months to the end of the current contract. “We have decided to confront head-on any possible area of…

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West Brom Appoint Pardew As New Coach

West Brom Appoint Pardew As New Coach

Premier League strugglers have appointed Alan Pardew as replacement as manager for the sacked Tony Pulis. “West Bromwich Albion today confirm the appointment of Alan Pardew as the Club’s new Head Coach,” the club announced on their official website on Wednesday. “Alan, a former Premier League manager with West Ham, Newcastle and Crystal Palace, has agreed a two-and-a-half-year contract. “He will be adding his former assistant at Newcastle, John Carver, to his backroom staff at…

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Plateau United, Enyimba Clash In Super Six Opener

Plateau United, Enyimba Clash In Super Six Opener

Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Plateau United, will face Enyimba in the opening fixture of the Super Six competition on Monday December 11 at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano, reports Completesportsnigeria. com. Aiteo Federation Cup champions, Akwa United and MFM FC will clash in the in other opening day fixture. According to the fixture schedule released by the League Management Company on Wednesday, the two clubs will compete in Group A of the competition along…

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Ndidi Earns Top Rating In Leicester Win Vs Spurs

Ndidi Earns Top Rating In Leicester Win Vs Spurs

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi was one of Leicester City’s players that got top ratings in their 2-1 win against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Tuesday night at the King Power Stadium, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez were on target for Leicester on 13 and 45 minutes respectively in the impressive win against Spurs. Spurs’ goal was scored by Harry Kane 11 minutes from the end of the game. According to Leicester’s…

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Russia 2018: Nigeria Had The Youngest Squad During Qualifiers – FIFA

Russia 2018: Nigeria Had The Youngest Squad During Qualifiers – FIFA

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) says Nigeria paraded the youngest players during the qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. This was announced on FIFA’s official website on Tuesday by a Switzerland-based independent study Centre International d’Étude du Sport (CIES) in it’s issue number 30 of Observatory Monthly Report.

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Ronaldo And I Can Never Be Close Friends – Lionel Messi

Ronaldo And I Can Never Be Close Friends – Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi believes he and Cristiano Ronaldo will never share a close friendship because they do not get to spend enough time together to build the required bond. The Barcelona and Real Madrid stalwarts have shared a formidable rivalry throughout their La Liga careers and have collected myriad individual honours between them. But while Messi claims the alleged enmity is very much created by the media, he also admits the pair are unlikely to ever…

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Hazard Reveals Why He Doesn’t Give 100 Percent In Training

Hazard Reveals Why He Doesn’t Give 100 Percent In Training

Chelsea playmaker, Eden Hazard, has admitted that he holds back during training sessions, so that he can give his best on match days. Hazard has scored six goals and provided four assists in both the Premier League and Champions League this season. The Belgian is always targeted by opposition defenders and is one of the most fouled players in football. But he has now revealed how he looks after himself. “Do I protect my legs…

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La Liga: Neymar’s Exit Favoured Barcelona – Messi

La Liga: Neymar’s Exit Favoured Barcelona – Messi

Barcelona maestro, Lionel Messi, has said he believes the Catalan giants do not miss Brazilian superstar, Neymar Junior, after his world record move to French side, Paris Saint Germain (PSG). Messi, who just signed a new deal at Barca, told Marca: “Neymar’s departure has caused the way we play to change. “We lost a great deal of offensive potential but it favoured us in a defensive sense. “Currently we are most well-armed in the middle…

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Five Things Learnt From The Premier League

Five Things Learnt From The Premier League

.      City a team for all seasons Trailing to a Nicolas Otamendi own goal on a rain-lashed, freezing afternoon at Huddersfield, for Manchester City this was an acid test. The cynics who greeted Pep Guardiola’s arrival in England with taunts about the Spaniard not knowing what it takes to win in the league’s most inhospitable venues were about to start crowing. But City had the perfect response as Sergio Aguero equalised from the…

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We Are Set To Begin Preparations For 2020 Olympics – Sports Minister Dalung

We Are Set To Begin Preparations For 2020 Olympics – Sports Minister Dalung

The Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung has directed that preparations for the 2020 games begin soon. The minister gave the directive to the National Sports Federations at the closing ceremony of the 2017 National Karate Open Championship in Abuja. According to him, preparations must begin early if Nigeria hopes to win laurels at the 2020 Olympic games. “I hope that the federation’s technical team has been able to identify high-profile athletes from this…

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