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Moyes appointed Sunderland manager

Sunderland has confirmed the appointment of David Moyes as the club’s new manager after Sam Allardyce’s departure to take the England job. Moyes has signed a four-year deal at the Stadium of Light, with the role his first in the Premier League since being sacked by Manchester United in April 2014. “We are absolutely delighted to welcome David Moyes to ... Read More »

GOtv Boxing Night 8: King Hammer Is Afraid Of Me, Says Afonja Warrior

Abolaji “Afonja Warrior” Rasheed, national middleweight title challenger, has declared that the reigning champion, Sunny “King Hammer” Iyere is scared of him. The two are billed to fight for the national title fight at GOtv Boxing Night 8, holding at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos, on 30 June. Speaking on MiTv’s Sports Update during the week, ... Read More »

City name Iheanacho for tour

Iheanacho joins Sergio Aguero, David Silva, Joe Hart and Vincent Kompany in Pep Guardiola’s 34-man party for City’s games against Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and Manchester United. Nicolas Otamendi, Raheem Sterling and new signing Nolito are also on the plane, having been granted an extended break following international duty over the summer. Fellow new boy Alex Zinchenko also makes the ... Read More »

Allardyce set to be named England manager

Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce is expected to be named the new England manager inside the next 24 hours, British press reports said Wednesday, and tasked with guiding the under-performing national side to the 2018 World Cup. The 61-year-old former Bolton, Newcastle and West Ham manager will take over from Roy Hodgson, who stepped down after England’s humiliating last-16 exit to ... Read More »

GOtv Boxing Night 8: Skoro Promises Explosive Return To Action

Waidi “Skoro” Usman, the national and West African Boxing Union featherweight champion, has vowed to make his next opponent pay for his loss in the African title fight last December. Skoro, who was beaten to the title at GOtv Boxing Night 6 by Edward “Shaka” Kakembo of Uganda, is returning to action for the first time since his title loss ... Read More »

Le Guen rejects Super Eagles job

Frenchman Paul Le Guen has reportedly rejected the Nigeria Football Federation’s offer to lead the Super Eagles as Technical Adviser. According to reports, the 52-year-old rejected the offer because the Glass House failed to meet his terms and conditions. Herve Penot, a reporter at L’ Euipe, wrote via his handle @hpenot_lequipe: “Paul Le Guen rejects Nigeria. Frenchman insists the country’s ... Read More »

Guardiola shocks Iheanacho, drops him from China tour

Kelechi Iheanacho has been left out of Manchester City’s provisional pre-season tour squad. Iheanacho City manager, Pep Guardiola, has named a 32-man travelling party for the tour to Germany and China and Iheanacho is conspicuously missing. But the squad list is subject to change due to visa applications. It is not yet clear of this latest development will open up ... Read More »

Wes Morgan signs new Leicester City deal

Towering Leicester City captain Wes Morgan has signed a new contract with the club to June 2019, the Premier League champions said on Tuesday. The 32-year-old played every minute of Leicester’s title-winning campaign and was a key part of their shock success, forming a rock-solid central defensive partnership with Robert Huth. “To commit my future to Leicester City is a ... Read More »

Ronaldo, Bale, Messi on UEFA best player shortlist

Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid team-mate Gareth Bale headlined a 10-man shortlist announced on Monday for the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award. Ronaldo struck the winning spot-kick as Real claimed an 11th Champions League title, beating city rivals Atletico Madrid on penalties in May, before leading his country to Euro 2016 glory. Fellow Portugal and Real team-mate Pepe ... Read More »

Breaking: NFF names Le Guen as new Eagles coach

Expectedly, the Technical and Development Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, on Monday, named Frenchman, Paul Le Guen as the new Super Eagles head coach, subject to agreement on personal terms. Le Guen Addressing newsmen in Abuja, today, a member of the technical committee, Paul Bassey said Le Guen is to be assisted by Salisu Yusuf and Imama Amapakabo. Alloy ... Read More »