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Bournemouth complete signing of Nigerian- born footballer Danjuma from Club Brugge for £13.7m

Premier League club, Bournemouth have completed the signing of Nigerian-born footballer, Arnaut Danjuma from Club Brugge for ¬£13.7million.   The 22-year-old has signed a long-term contract to become the fourth signing of the summer for the club, following the arrivals of Lloyd Kelly, Jack Stacey, and Philip Billing.¬† Danjuma toldRead More

Boxer Maxim Dadashev dies from in-ring injuries sustained in fight against Subriel Matias

Maxim Dadashev, the 28-year-old Russian boxer left fighting for his life after suffering a subdural haematoma in a 140-pound world title eliminator against Puerto Rican¬†Subriel Matias¬†at¬†MGM National Harbor¬†in suburban¬†Washington¬†on Friday, July 19, 2019, has been confirmed dead.   His trainer¬†Buddy McGirt, had to beg him to¬†throw in the towel duringRead More

Super Eagles crash out of AFCON, lose 2-1 to Algeria

Nigeria has crashed out of the¬†2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The Super Eagles were defeated by Algeria’s Desert Foxes 2-1 at the semi-final match which held at the Cairo International stadium today¬†Sunday July 14th.   The Super Eagles will now play for third place against Tunisia on Wednesday July 17th.

Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi admits #AFCON2019 will be his last tournament for Nigeria

Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi has vowed to make his last Africa Cup of Nations one to remember for Nigeria and believes his presence in the squad could be a crucial factor in their bid for success.   The midfielder, 32, concedes this will certainly be his last appearance onRead More

‘He wasn‚Äôt a true champion, his whole career consisted of lies, contradictions and gifts’ – Deontay Wilder mocks Anthony Joshua

American boxer, Deontay Wilder wasted no time in calling out Anthony Joshua after his heavyweight rival was stunned by Andy Ruiz Jr. in¬†one of the biggest shocks in the history of heavyweight boxing by stopping Joshua in seven rounds to win the IBF, WBA and WBO titles.   On theRead More

Messi wins 2018/2019 Pichichi, equals record

Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, has won the Pichichi Trophy for the sixth time, after finishing the season as LaLiga’s top scorer with 36 goals. It is the third time in a row Messi has received the award. This sees him equal the record for most wins, that was set byRead More

Here’s the real reason Barcelona team bus left Lionel Messi behind at Anfield after Liverpool defeat

Last night, the Barcelona team bus did not wait for Lionel Messi as it departed Anfield without the Argentine after the Champions League defeat to Liverpool.   Messi, who suffered a miserable night for his club as Liverpool completed a stunning comeback to knock Barca out of the Champions LeagueRead More

Footballer, 27, dies of cardiac arrest after drinking a glass of cold water at end of match in Peru

A footballer from Peru recently died of a heart attack after drinking a post-match glass of cold water that prompted a rare cardiovascular reflex.   27-year-old¬†Ludwin Florez¬†had just finished playing with his local side¬†Los Rangers¬†in Sullana Province, northwest Peru, when he started to feel unwell and went home, according toRead More

Liverpool decimate Barcelona 4-0 to qualify for UEFA Champions League final

Belgian striker,¬†Divock Origi was the unlikely hero as Liverpool pulled off the greatest semi-final comeback in Champions League history with a 4-0 second-leg victory to complete a stunning 4-3 aggregate triumph against Barcelona.   Before the game, the odds were stacked heavily against Liverpool after both Mohamed Salah and RobertoRead More

Barcelona legend Xavi announces retirement from football

Spain and Barcelona legend, Xavi, has announced he will retire from football at the end of the season after a stunning career. The 39-year-old who currently plays for Al Sadd in Qatar made the announcement today. ‘This is my last season as a player, but I’m looking forward to seeingRead More

Nigerian footballer, Abdullahi Nura forced to retire at the age of 21 due to heart problems

Nigerian¬†defender, Nura Abdullahi has been forced to retire from football due to a heart problem¬†and his youthful career will be terminated at the age of just 21.   He is currently in talks with Roma over the cancelling of his current contract. Last March, Roma advised Abdullahi to quit footballRead More

Footballer Gabriel Zakuani’s missing son, 11, is found 24 hours after he was last seen leaving school

Ajae Blackwood-Petrie, the 11-year-old son of ex-Premier League footballer Gabriel Zakuani has been found in good health. Little Ajae went missing yesterday after leaving school and his father took to social media today to beg for his return. Former Fulham defender Gabriel Zakuani, 32, said in the online appeal thatRead More

#Wrestlemania: Kofi Kingston becomes the first ever black man to emerge WWE champion

Kofi Kingston made history last night when he became the¬†African-American world champions after he defeated Daniel Bryan for the WWE Championship at WrestleMania 35.   The WWE veteran and one-third of The New Day fought out of a long attempt from Bryan to worked the crowd into a frenzy. HeRead More

Diego Maradona to resign as coach of Mexican Club, Dorados over ‚Äėreferee bias‚Äô

Argentine legend,¬†Diego Maradona has said he will quit his job at Mexican second-division club Dorados at the end of the season over perceived refereeing bias against his team.   The 58-year-old Maradona made the decision on Friday following a 1-1 draw with Venados, claiming his touchline presence led to decisionsRead More

Man United fan stabbed in the chest by taxi driver in Paris after PSG match

A Manchester United fan had to undergo emergency surgery after being stabbed in the chest by a taxi driver in Paris after his club trashed Paris Saint-Germain 3 – 1 on Wednesday in France. According to reports in France, the suspected attacker was arrested by French police on Thursday. TelegraphRead More

Italian coach banned for headbutting rival coach after ordering one of his players to break an opponent’s legs (Watch video)

Giancarlo Favarin, the head coach of Lucchese in Serie C has been given a five-month ban for head-butting another coach after ordering one of his players to break an opponent’s legs In the viral video below, Giancarlo is launching a killer headbutt on Gaetano Mancino, assistant coach of rivals Alessandria,Read More

Naomi Osaka wins Australian Open to become world number one female tennis player

Naomi Osaka has won the Australian Open and is the new world number one, after beating Czech Petra Kvitova 7-6 (2) 5-7 6-4 in a dramatic final.   Just last September, Osaka was reduced to tears when the crowd booed her after a controversial US Open final in which SerenaRead More

Monaco suspends first-team coach, Thierry Henry until further notice just 15 weeks into his managerial job

Arsenal legend,¬†Thierry Henry has just been suspended as the first team coach of¬†AS Monaco until a final decision is made on his future just 15 weeks after he signed a 3 year deal that was supposed to last until 2021. He won just 4 of his 20 matches.   TheRead More

Chelsea confirm Gonzalo Higuain signing after striker joins on loan from Juventus until end of season

Chelsea have completed the signing of Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain on loan from Juventus until the end of the season The deal reunites the 31-year-old striker with Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri, who was his former manager at Napoli in Italy.     ‘When the opportunity to join Chelsea presented itselfRead More

Liverpool beat Crystal Palace 4-3 , Man U 2-1 Brighton (The English Premier League today!)

Liverpool continued their march to English Premier league glory this season with a thrilling 4-3 win over Crystal Palace despite being 1-0 down at halftime, while Manchester United made it six Epl wins out of six matches with a rather nervy 2-1 win over Brighton.     Liverpool manager, JurgenRead More