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Obuh backs Eaglets for WAFU final

Former Golden Eaglets coach, John Obuh, is confident the national U-17 side will defeat Burkina Faso in the semi-final of the WAFU U-17 tournament on Friday (today). Nigeria face Burkina Faso at the Stade Kegue Stadium in Togo in the first semi-finals of the tournament. The five-time world champions qualified …

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Joshua not keen on boxing –Whyte

Dillian Whyte believes Anthony Joshua has fallen out of love with boxing, at least judging by his change of behaviour in the ring. Joshua is on the cusp of setting up a superfight against fellow Brit Tyson Fury to unite the heavyweight division, with Fury’s promoter Bob Arum stating he …

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Ighalo eyes MLS move

Odion Ighalo told ESPN he would like to stay at Manchester United beyond the end of the month and revealed he would also be interested in a move to Major League Soccer. Ighalo’s loan from Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua is set to end on Jan. 31 after a year at …

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Rodgers: Why I dropped Iheanacho for Ayoze

Leicester City manager, Brendan Rogers, has explained why he picked Ayoze Pérez ahead of Kelechi Iheanacho against Stoke City on Saturday. The Foxes had Jamie Vardy out with a hip problem and Perez was the manager’s choice to take on Stoke and the Spanish player did not disappoint as he …

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Andy Murray tests positive for COVID-19

Former world number one Andy Murray has tested positive for coronavirus. The 33-year-old Brit had been preparing for the year’s first Grand Slam, the Australian Open. He was due to travel to Australia on one of the 18 charter flights laid on by tournament organisers but is still isolating at …

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Olympic medalist Keller charged over Capitol riot

US Olympic swimming gold medalist Klete Keller was charged by the Justice Department Wednesday with participating in the January 6 attack on Congress by supporters of President Donald Trump. Keller was filmed as part of the crowd that illegally entered the huge Rotunda hall of the Capitol after violent protesters broke …

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36 EPL players, officials contract COVID-19

Thirty-six players and officials tested positive for coronavirus in 20 English Premier League clubs between January 4 and Sunday. The Premier League said this in a statement on its website on Monday. EPL noted that a total of 27 of the tests came between January 4 and Thursday, with 10 …

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Osimhen positive after second COVID-19 test

Napoli have confirmed that record-signing Victor Osimhen remains positive for COVID-19 after a fresh coronavirus test was conducted on him on Monday. The Italian club stated this on their Twitter handle. Osimhen first tested positive for COVID-19 upon return to Naples on New Year’s Day, after spending time in Nigeria, where he …

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