Former Everton defender, Joleon Lescott, has admitted that he is shocked that Arsenal allowed Nigerian international, Alex Iwobi, join Everton. The Super Eagles forward made a shock switch to the Merseyside club on transfer deadline day for £34m after the team failed to sign Ivorian forward Wilfried Zaha.
The D’Tigress has become the first team to win back-to-back FIBA Women’s AfroBasket titles since Angola in 2011 and 2013 after defeating Senegal 60 - 55 to claim the title for the fouth time.
Nigeria has booked their space in the Final of the Afrobasket 2019 and is set to defend their title when they face Senegal on Sunday.
Mauro Icardi has been given the No. 7 shirt for Inter Milan this season, as he looks likely to stay put. Goal reports that the Argentina striker saw his No. 9 jersey given to new signing Romelu Lukaku, as talks over a move away from San Siro continued.
Barcelona will make a loan offer to Paris Saint-Germain for Brazilian star, Neymar with an obligation to buy him, according to sky sources.
Everton manager Marco Silva said he is expecting big things from versatile Nigeria winger, Alex Iwobi, following his transfer deadline arrival at the club. Completesports reports that Iwobi penned a five-year contract with the Tofees on Thursday night in a deal that makes him the most expensive Nigerian player ever,
Lille Football Club says they are confident Nigerian international, Victor Osimhen, will not only be a hit at the club but has the right qualities to become a league legend. The League’s official Twitter handle made a post, asking if the new Lille frontman will one day be as prolific as former African players who have played and succeeded in the league.
Super Eagle midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi has said studying at De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester is ensuring that he achieves his dream of gaining a good education. Ndidi who currently plays for Leicester City is currently studying Business and Hospitality Management at DMU.
Frank Lampard has challenged his Chelsea strikers to make the difference in key moments but admits his whole squad must contribute with goals. Sky Sports says The Blues scored the fewest goals out of the top six sides in the Premier League last season as they tended to rely on Eden Hazard more often than not.
Former world number one and six-time US Open champion Serena Williams will lock horns against Maria Sharapova in the first round of the US Open at Flushing Meadows. Williams, 37, and Sharapova, 32, who have met in the finals of the other three Grand Slam events, have never played each other at the United States Open.
Lee Duck-hee has made history as the first deaf tennis player to win an ATP Tour main draw match, defeating Henri Laaksonen 7-6(4) 6-1 in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open in North Carolina.
Former European Champion, Robert Gardos is gearing up ahead of the 2019 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Challenge Plus Nigeria Open tournament set to hold on August 7 in Lagos.
The Austrian star would join a number of professional players to compete for the championship at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere.
Anthony Joshua's promoter, Eddie Hearn has dismissed claims by Andy Ruiz Jnr's team that a rematch with Joshua can only take place in the United States.
Nigeria born British heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua will on December 7th contend in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia for three of his former principal world title belts from Andy Ruiz Jr on neutral territory. It has been established that an official announcement has been made confirming that Joshua will face Ruiz for the IBF, WBA and WBO titles in Riyadh, with Saudi Arabian sports entities having put up close to 100 million US dollars for the contest to take place there, according to sources.
Anthony Joshua's promoter, Eddie Hearn has disclosed that the much-anticipated rematch between Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jnr will take place at a neutral venue following Ruiz's rejection of the United Kingdom.