Friday, July 11, 2014

WE ARE SERIOUS! ARSENAL SIGNS BARCELONA STAR, SANCHEZ

Looking forward: Sanchez is Arsene Wenger's first signing fo the summer

In what is seen as seriousness from fans and pundits, Arsenal have signed Chile striker, Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona on a long-term contract for what is believed to be £30million.

According to the club’s official website, the forward flew in from Spain to finalise personal terms and complete a medical. He is expected to join up with his new team-mates at the end of July, after spending some time on holiday following the World Cup.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

FIFA BANS NIGERIA WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT FOR GOVERNMENT INTERFERENCE IN NFF



FIFA has banned Nigeria, with immediate effect, from all football relating activities as a result of government interference.

The World Governing body had demanded for the immediate reinstatement of the ousted Aminu Maigari-led board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) which was removed by the Minister of Sports, Tamuno Danagogo, in line with an order from a High Court in Jos, in a later dated July 4, 2014 and had given a deadline of July 8 to do so.

Saturday, July 05, 2014

SAD! END OF THE ROAD FOR NEYMAR AS HE BREAKS BACK IN BRAZIL'S WIN OVER COLOMBIA

                      Complaints: Defender Marcelo gesticulates as his team's star man lies prone on the ground in Fortaleza
Brazil star player, Neymar has being ruled out of the World Cup after sustaining a broken bone in his back in their match against Columbia which they won 2-1.

Neymar fractured a vertebra in his spine when kneed in the back by Juan Zuniga in a challenge that went unpunished.

Friday, July 04, 2014

MICROSOFT'S SOFTWARE PREDICTS 2014 FIFA WORLD CUP CORRECTLY


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The FIFA World cup in South Africa four years ago, was made popular with a certain Octopus named Paul been the star of  the Mundial with his accurate predictions of matches.

In the Brazil 2014 World Cup, software giant, Microsoft have claimed that  their software, Cortana predicts match outcomes with 100% accuracy.

Monday, June 30, 2014

SUAREZ SAYS SORRY TO CHIELLINI FOR BITING HIM


Painful: Suarez fell to the ground and held his teeth straight after the encounter with centre back Chiellini
Disgraced Uruguay striker Luis Suarez has apologised to Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini for the bite that earned him a nine-match and four-month ban from football.

Suarez was suspended from all football for Chiellini in when Uruguay played Italy in the ongoing FIFA world cup in Brazil.

KESHI SAYS HE WILL STEP DOWN AS SUPER EAGLES COACH AFTER 2-0 LOSS TO FRANCE

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Nigeria coach, Stephen Keshi has revealed that he will step down from his post as Super Eagles coach after they lost to France 2-0 which eliminated them from the 2014 FIFA world cup.

Keshi told his players in the dressing room and also revealed it to the journalists in the mixed zone at Brasilia.
This happened after Nigeria lost to France 2-0 and failed to surpass their second round record at the world cup.

Sunday, June 29, 2014

34 WEEKS PREGNANT MONTANO RUNS 800METRES AT US TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIP


Incredible: Alysia Montano, 34 weeks pregnant, competes in the 800m at the US Track and Field Championships

There was a time Super Falcons of Nigeria former goalkeeper, Ann Chiejine played through the Africa Women Championship in the year 2000 pregnant.

The finals between Nigeria and South Africa was very intense as the atmosphere was charged both on the pitch and on the stands with fans behind the Bayana Bayana of South Africa. Chiejine was feeling the heat as she made some very vital unbelievable save to make Nigeria win their second AWC title despite being three months gone

Now, the same played out recently, albeit, in athletic, wherein a  lady ran 800 metres, very pregnant, with her big belly, about 7 months pregnant, unlike Chijiene  who was about 3 month then.

Alysia Montano ran the 800 metres at the US Track and Field Championships on Thursday, despite being 34 weeks pregnant.


SERENA WILLIAMS WANT ANOTHER GRAND SLAM TITLE DESPITE SHOCK EXIT FROM WIMBLEDON OPEN


Top seed Serena Williams have said she is targeting more Grand Slams following her shock exit from the Wimbedon Open.

Serena who lost in three sets to 24th seed Alize Cornet on Saturday, has won 17 Grand Slam titles.

''SUAREZ 4 MONTH BAN IS BARBARIC AND IS IN BREACH OF HUMAN RIGHT'' - DIEGO LUGANO


Suspension: Luis Suarez was banned for four months after appearing to bite Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini
Uruguay captain Diego Lugano is of the opinion that embattled teammate, Luis Suarez's four-month ban is not fair and has described it as an act of 'barbarity' that breaches the player's human rights.

World football governing body, FIFA suspended Suarez from all football-related activity until the end of October after he bit Giorgio Chiellini during Uruguay's final group game on Tuesday.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

MESSI AND MUSA SCORES BRACE AS NIGERIA QUALIFIES FOR ROUND OF 16 DESPITE 3-2 DEFEAT BY ARGENTINA

                           Timing: The bomb was an hour before Nigeria's football team (pictured) played in the World Cup, losing 3-2
Nigeria will pay France in the round of 16 of Brazil 2014 world cup despite a 3-2 defeat in the hands of Group F leaders Argentina.

Two goals from Lionel Messi and a third by Marcos Rojo scored Argentina's winner was enough to defeat the African champions despite two swift goals from Super Eagles winger, Ahmed Musa

Friday, June 20, 2014

TRAGIC! YAYA AND KOLO TOURE LOSES BROTHER TO CANCER

It is a sad time for Ivory Coast stars, Kolo and Yaya Toure as they have being told that their brother is dead while the duo were on national duty in the world cup.

The Ivory Coast football Federation, in a statement said that, Ibrahim Toure, the younger brother of Premier League-based Ivory Coast duo Yaya and Kolo Toure, died at the aged 28.

''MY GOALS AGAINST ENGLAND ARE SWEET REVENGE FOR ALL MY TROUBLES IN THE EPL'' - SUAREZ


Delight: The Uruguayan striker lets out a roar after scoring the decisive goal in Sao Paulo
Luis Suarez could not hep but gloat and admitted his two goals that leave England on the brink of World Cup elimination were sweet revenge for all the criticism he has got playing in the Premier League.

The Liverpool goal poacher has been banned in recent times, for racially abusing Manchester United’s Patrice Evra and for biting Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic amongst other offenses.
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