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Breaking: Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr drops Kelechi Iheanacho and Semi Ajayi from the 2019 AFCON squad

Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho has been dropped by Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr ahead of Nigeria’s campaign at the 2019 Nations Cup in Egypt. Likewise, Semi Ajayi who plays for English club Rotherham United was also reported to have been dropped by Gernot Rohr who was not impressed with …

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Here are the 23 Super Eagles stars going to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has released his final 23 man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.  Kelechi Iheanacho of Leicester City who was part of the provisional squad for the tournament was dropped after struggling with form and game time in the Premier League. The other player who has been dropped is Semi …

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Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to win 12th French Open title at the 2019 French Open

Spanish Tennis champion, Rafael Nadal, 33, has won a record 12th French Open title after beating Austria’s Dominic Thiem in four sets in the final tournament of the 2019 French Open. Nadal, the world No 2 defeated the 25-year-old Austrian opponent & world No 4,   6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 in exactly three hours …

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Real Madrid ‘agree to double Eden Hazard’s Chelsea salary’ from £200,000 to staggering £400,000 per week.

Real Madrid has reportedly agreed to double Eden Hazard‘s Chelsea salary’ to a staggering £400,000 per week when he finalises his £130million move. According to the Evening Standard, Madrid have agreed on terms with Hazard to double his current wages from £200,000 to £400,000 per week. His imminent big-money transfer to the …

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Real Madrid agrees to pay £130m to sign Eden Hazard from Chelsea

Spanish club, Real Madrid has agreed to sign Eden Hazard from Chelsea in a club record deal worth £130million. The 28-year-old Belgian will leave Stamford Bridge after seven hugely successful years at the club, winning the Premier League twice, one FA Cup and two Europa League titles. This comes after negotiations between the clubs took place …

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Cristiano Ronaldo rape lawsuit ‘dropped’ by Las Vegas accuser

The rape lawsuit filed against football star Cristiano Ronaldo in the United States has been quietly dropped by the accuser. According to Bloomberg, a notice of voluntary dismissal was reportedly filed in May in a Nevada State Courtin Las Vegas, but the reasons for it are not clear at this time as the filing does not …

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Gianni Infantino re-elected for a second term as FIFA president

Gianni Infantino was re-elected Wednesday June 5th by acclamation for a second term as FIFA president at the Congress of world football’s governing body in Paris.   The 49 year-old, who took charge of FIFA in February 2016 after the departure of the disgraced Sepp Blatter, stood unopposed for a …

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Father of the Champions League and former UEFA president Lennart Johansson dies at 89 after a short illness.

Former UEFA president, Lennart Johansson has died at the age of 89 after a short illness. His death was confirmed by the Swedish Football Association.“He passed away on the evening of June 4 aged 89 after a short illness,” the federation said. In a statement on the FIFA website, FIFA president Gianni Infantino led …

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Nigeria crashes out of U-20 World Cup after losing 2 – 1 to Senegal in Round of 16

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria have crashed out of the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland after they lost  2-1 to Senegal in a Round of 16 fixture which was played on Monday night in Lodz. Goals from  Senegal’s Amadou Sagna and Ibrahima Niane were enough to seal the win for the Young Lions of Teranga …

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Chelsea’s Pedro becomes first ever player to win the World Cup, European Championship, Premier League, Champions League & Europa League in World football

Former Barcelona and Spanish footballer, Pedro Rodríguez has become the first man to win arguably the five top trophies in world football.  The 31-year-old winger who scored in Chelsea’s 4 – 1 against Arsenal to help them secure the Europa League trophy has now won the Champions League, Premier League, Europa League, World Cup,  European …

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