Saturday , 24 March 2018


Mohamed Salah Named BBC African Footballer Of The Year

Egyptian Mohamed Salah has been voted BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017. Following a record number of votes, the Liverpool star won ahead of Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Guinean Naby Keita, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Nigeria’s Victor Moses. “I am very happy to win this award,” the 25-year-old told BBC Sport. “It’s always a special feeling when you ... Read More »

100 Facts About The RUSSIA 2018 World Cup

1. 2018 will be the 21st FIFA World Cup, 88 years after the initial tournament in Uruguay (1930) and for the first time in Russia. 2. 32 countries will compete in the 2018 World Cup, with Iceland and Panama making their debuts in the competition. Slovakia were the last team to make it past the group stage on their debut ... Read More »

Ghana’s female footballers face tough challenges to reach the top

Women footballers in Ghana battle tough training and working conditions for a coveted spot on the national team. But for competitors like Vivian Donkor, it’s all worth it. Vivian Donkor (in goal) practising with her team mates from Hassacass FC-Ghana. (TRT World screenshot) Vivian Donkor is a goalkeeper for Hassacass Ladies FC-Ghana, the three-time champions in Ghana’s women’s premier league. ... Read More »

Top 10 Fictional Sports

Ever get bored of watching the same old sports on TV over and over? Ever think “this football game could do with some fire?” or “this basketball match would be better in zero gravity?” Well, luckily the worlds of film, TV and literature have come up with some exciting alternatives to the sports we’re all tired of. There’s excitement, broomsticks ... Read More »

10 Most Top Dangerous Sports

Sports are meant to be fun, right? A bit of friendly competition, a bit of bonding…and sometimes a trip to the ER. Most sports run the risk of an injury or two and some are more dangerous than others. There’s no definitive way to rank which sports are most dangerous, but we’ve used data from the NEISS 2010 Survey on ER admissions ... Read More »

Nigerian Coaches Who Have Coached Foreign Clubs And National Teams

■ Harrison Okagbue – Uganda 1999-2001 One of the few Nigerians to have coached a foreign team in the late 90s. Harrison became the coach of the Cranes of Uganda in 1999 and his time there spanned 3 years till 2001. The ex-Eagles defender played in the Nigerian league in the 70’s with the now-defunct Sharks and Rangers before retiring in ... Read More »

Russia 2018 World Cup: Nigeria In Pot 4

Seedings for 2018 World Cup confirmed, Nigeria in Pot 4 The seedings for the 2018 World Cup finals draw have been confirmed. Peru became the last country to qualify for the tournament in Russia next year after beating New Zealand. FIFA is using its World Ranking which was published last month to seed all four pots for the draw. The ... Read More »

Nigeria beat Argentina 4-2 in Russia

The Super Eagles of Nigeria came back from two goals down to overcome a Messi-less Argentina 4-2 in Russia. With Daniel Akpeyi in goal, Nigeria which started the game with frayed nerves fell behind in the 27 minute after the keeper’s blunder handed the Argentines a free kick, which Ever Banega converted. Manchester city’s forward, Kun Aguero, increased the tally ... Read More »

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba to retire from football

  Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has announced plans to retire from football at the end of the season. The 39-year-old, who is currently playing for USL side Phoenix Rising in the United States, is to devote his time to other projects. Drogba only signed for Phoenix in April and has scored 10 times in 14 appearances, bringing his career ... Read More »