Former Super Eagles midfielder Joel Obi is fighting for a to return to international football with Nigeria after scoring in two consecutive games for Serie ‘A’ side Torino in their pre season games.
Cristiano Ronaldo, today appeared before a Spanish Judge on Monday morning in the outskirts of Madrid as part of an investigation to determine whether the Portugal forward committed tax fraud. Spanish judge summoned the Madrid Star to appear before him in an investigative closed session away from the prying eyes of the public.
Inter Milan continued their revival under new coach Luciano Spalletti with an assured display in a 2-1 victory over English champions Chelsea to win the International Champions Cup Singapore tournament on Saturday. Chelsea lose for the second time this week after a performance that was at times better, at times worse than in the 3-2 defeat against Bayern Munich.
Manchester City new recruit, Benjamin Mendy will miss the beginning of the 2017/2018 season due to thigh injury. The Coach, Pep Guardiola made the disclosure during an interview with Skysports. He hinted that though the player passed his medical at Ethihad and completed a £49.2m move to City from Monaco, he has been nursing thigh injury for eight months.
At least two people have been killed and several injured in a crush at South Africa's biggest stadium in Soweto, according to the state broadcaster SABC said. It took place during the Soweto derby between football clubs Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates on Saturday. The crush occurred at Gate J of the world cup hosted stadium.
The Super Eagles are set to renew rivalry with the Black Stars of Ghana in the West African Football Union (WAFU) Nations Cup. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Draw Ceremony for the tournament meant for senior national teams in the sub –region took place at the Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra on Thursday.