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Mbappe dumps PSG, agrees Real Madrid deal

Kylian Mbappa | Getty Image  .To join Spanish club in summer Mbappe wanted his future sorted before March, so on February 13, before training, he met PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and told him he was leaving and joining Real By Valentine Amanze It is no longer speculation; it is now crystal clear that the France […]

Reflections on the Super Eagles’ defeat

Super Eagles | File Image ‘Survival in Nigeria is honestly not in sight unless something drastic happens’ By Valentine Obienyem The loss of the Super Eagles is undoubtedly a bitter pill to swallow, especially given the consensus that the Ivorian team outperformed them. However, beyond this defeat, what should truly concern us as Nigerians is […]

AFCON 2023: Alex Iwobi and the ‘Bullygans’ of Nigeria

Alex Iwobi when he was playing for Everton | File Image AFCON 2023: Alex Iwobi and the ‘Bullygans’ of Nigeria   ‘So, when one of Nigeria’s finest and most loyal footballers, Alex Iwobi, reacted angrily to Nigerians bullying him on the social media for what they considered his below par performance especially in the final […]

How Fulham captain, Cairney, rates Manchester United

Fulham captain Tom Cairney | Image: Google ‘Going forward they’re a threat and it’s nice to see’ Manchester United “look like they are going to score goals when they go forward”, says Fulham captain Tom Cairney. United have won five and drawn one of their six games so far in 2024, scoring at least twice […]

African players storm Premier League with pride after AFCON

Taiwo Awoniyi scored for Nottingham Forest on Saturday after returning from injury. | Image: Wikipedia Some of the continent’s great, who could resume club duty this weekend after the international break include Bryan Mbeumo, Taiwo Awoniyi, Lyle Foster, Mohamed Salah, Yoane Wissa, Jordan Ayew, and Alex Iwobi  African players are set to resume duties at […]

Photo: Super Eagles’ dinner at Pullman Hotel Abidjan

L-R: Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed, 100% Focus Nigeria; Moses Simon, Super Eagles star; Hon. Tunji Olawuyi Ajuloopin, Chairman, House Committee on Humanitarian Affairs; Terem Moffi, Super Eagles star; Mike Dada, Managing Director, PRM Africa Marketing and Communications & President/Executive producer, All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA; and Alhaji Umar Mohammed, Managing Director Aishah Oil and Gas  Ltd, […]

AFCON: Super Eagles remain a team to beat – Football enthusiasts

Super Eagles | File Image He however cautioned the Super Eagles to avoid missing scoring chances as witnessed in their previous matches By Ahmed Ahmed Some football enthusiasts in Bauchi have expressed confidence that Nigeria’s national football team, the Super Eagles, would beat their opponents, Bafana Bafana of South Africa, at the semi-finals of the […]

Nigeria beat Angola 1-0, grab Africa Cup of Nations semi-final ticket

Super Eagles and their manager, José Peseiro | Photo: @ESPN Africa Super Eagles of Nigeria have qualified for semi-final at the ongoing AFCON 2023 in Cote d’Ivoire. The Super Eagles crashed out the Antelops of Angola on Friday February 2, 2024, with Ademola Lookman’s first-half goal. Lookman scored after a good work from Moses Simon […]

AFCON: Nigeria kicks out Cameroon, grabs quarter final ticket with 2-0

Super Eagles of Nigeria | File Image Super Eagles cage Lions with Ademola Lukma’s two goals By Valentine Amanze Super Eagles of Nigeria have qualified for the quarter final in the ongoing African Nations Cup (AFCON) in Cote d’Ivoire with a 2-0 defeat of the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Stadium on […]

AFCON: Nigeria’s Super Eagles draw 1-1 with Equatorial Guinea

Victor Osimhen equalises for Nigeria. Super Eagles showed hunger with their attacking football, while the Thunders have their goalkeeper, Owono, to thank for frustrating the Eagles’ efforts By Valentine Amanze The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Sunday January 14, 2024, kick-started the Nations Cup (AFCON 24) in a shaky note, drawing 1-1 with the lowly-rated […]