Category: Sports

Iconic Ivorian footballer, Didier Drogba, has rejoined his former boss and club, Jose Mourinho and Chelsea respectively. The club announced the signing of its former striker, who left the club about one and half years ago to ply his trade in Turkey with Galatasaray. Drogba, a former African footballer of the year, returns to Stamford…

A former Arsenal player, Freddie Ljungberg, has tied the knot with his lover, Natalie Foster. Their union was legalised in June 2014 at the Natural History Museum in London, England. Ljungberg’s wife is fan of Arsenal’s city arch-rival, Tottenham in the Barclay Premier League. The two lovebirds met about seven years ago while the Swedish…

Former captain of the Brazilian football team, Dunga, has been announced as the new coach of the soccer nation. The 1994 FIFA World Cup winner replaces Filipe Scolari, whose contract was not renewed after Brazil’s abysmal outing at the just concluded World Cup on home soil. Dunga was named on Tuesday by Brazil’s football federation…

BREAKING: FIFA Suspends Nigeria

World’s football governing body, FIFA, has suspended Nigeria from football activities with immediate effect. The body took the decision on Wednesday following government’s interference in the running of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF. A statement by FIFA on its website confirms this development. The FIFA Emergency Committee suspended the NFF after its meeting on Wednesday.…

Brazil was humiliated on home soil on Tuesday by Germany in the first semi-final match played in the ongoing 2014 FIFA World Cup. The German Machines were too strong for the Samba Boys, who were crushed 7-1. The match was already concluded in the first 30 minutes when Germany put five unreplied goals past Brazil.…

Following reports that former Nigerian international, Stephen Keshi has resigned his appointment as Head Coach of the Super Eagles, the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has declared that he is free to go. Speaking with Brila FM on Tuesday, Vice President of NFF, Mike Umeh, told the station that the federation will not stand in Keshi’s…