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Nigerian striker, Odion Ighalo, has seen off stiff competition from the duo of Mesut Ozil and Dele Alli to win his first Premier League Player of the Month Award. Ighalo, who has been nominated repeatedly...

Eight Nigerian athletes have tested positive to banned drugs. The affected athletes whose names were released in Abuja on Thursday are Deborah Odeyemi, Chinazom Amadi, Samson Idiata (Athletics) Sunday Ezeh (Para-athletics), Thomas Kure (Para-powerlifting) Patience...

World football’s governing body, FIFA has dismissed secretary general, Jerome Valcke. The Frenchman, 55, was provisionally suspended from football for his alleged involvement in a scheme to profit from the sale of World Cup tickets. Valcke...

Lionel Messi deposed eternal rival Cristiano Ronaldo to take back his crown as the undisputed king of world football by lifting a record fifth Ballon d’Or on Monday. Much has changed since, just 12 months...

The final touches are being put on at the Kongresshaus in Zurich, Switzerland, where on Monday evening at 6.15pm CET the 2015 FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala will be the centre of attention for the...

Yaya Toure of Ivory Coast has relinguished his dominance of the continent’s football as he lost the illustrious position as the African Footballer of the Year to Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang following the ceremony the...

Finally the long awaited revelation day is here. Today in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, everybody that is somebody in world football will converge at the luxurious International Conference Centre to celebrate the best of...

Rafael Benitez has been sacked as manager of Real Madrid after just seven months in charge at the Bernabeu. The 55-year-old Spaniard was relieved of his duties following a meeting of the club’s board yesterday. Real’s...

Super Eagles and Watford striker Odion Ighalo has bagged the award of the Premier League’s African Player award for the month of December. The award organisers, New African Soccer, disclosed that Ighalo played so convincingly...

TO be or not to be? That is the question going through the minds of most of the players in the Super Eagles’ camp right now. Reason: The coaches were expected to decide before...