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UEFA has opened a formal investigation into English Premier League champions (EPL) Manchester City over potential breaches of its break-even rule known as Financial Fair Play (FFP). German publication Der Spiegel reported in November that Manchester City’s Abu Dhabi owners inflated sponsorship agreements in order to comply with FFP requirements. “The investigation will focus on […]

An ex-international, Mutiu Adepoju, on Thursday commended the League Management Company (LMC) for its dedication towards improving the standard of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). Adepoju disclosed in Lagos that LMC has done a lot to keep the competition afloat so far. “The beginning of the league was shaky because of the violent act […]

Bayern Munich winger Serge Gnabry has extended his contract by three years until 2023, the Bundesliga champions said on Tuesday. “Serge is one of our young guns and an important part of Bayern for the future,” sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic said in a statement. “We are convinced that we will have a lot of fun […]

The Nigerian Football Supporters Club (NFSC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to give more attention to the sports sector, to promote unity in the country. Samuel Ikpea, the NFSC chairman made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Monday, against the backdrop of the reelection of […]

Real Madrid has sacked youth team coach Alvaro Benito after he made negative comments about their first team on a radio programme during Wednesday’s 3-0 defeat to FC Barcelona. The defeat was in a Copa del Rey semi-final second leg match. In a statement released on Twitter on Friday, Benito said: “I respect the decision […]

The second of the three-part miniseries will determine which of the Spanish giants will play for the Copa del Rey in March Real Madrid host Barcelona at the Bernabeu in the second leg of their crunch Copa del Rey semi-final clash. On February 6, the sides drew 1-1 at Camp Nou, with Lucas Vazquez’s early […]

Sunshine Stars FC of Akure on Monday defeated 9-man Katsina United 2-0 in a rescheduled match day eight of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The match played at the Ondo State Sports Complex, was supposed to be played on Sunday buy shifted to Monday due to travel distance of Katsina United to Akure. Katsina […]

Evah Magala of Uganda on Sunday emerged champion of the 2019 IBB Ladies Golf Championship in Abuja. The three-day gross championship which is in its 21st edition teed off at the IBB International Golf and Country Club on Friday and ended on Sunday. No fewer than 160 amateur lady golfers from seven countries, namely Sweden, […]

A body retrieved from the wreckage of a crashed plane in the English Channel has been formally identified as Cardiff City’s Argentina-born football player Emiliano Sala, British police said on Thursday. Sala, 28, had been flying from his previous club Nantes in western France to Wales on Jan. 21. He was going to make his […]

Tottenham Hotspur’s English Premier League (EPL) north London derby against Arsenal will be played at Wembley Stadium as the club still awaits safety certificates on its new ground. In January the club said all its February home fixtures would be staged at their adopted Wembley home. It had explained that this was owing to continued […]



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