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Arsenal top-four finish possible, says Wenger

Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal’s preferred route into the Champions League remains a top-four Premier League finish. Arsenal host Ostersunds on Thursday, with a 3-0 first-leg lead over their Swedish opponents and a spot in the last 16 of the Europa League virtually assured. The picture is not so rosy in the Premier League, with the Gunners currently sixth – eight points ... Read More »

LAGOS HAS CAPACITY TO HOST FIFA TOURNAMENTS- AMBODE

…Receives FIFA President, Secretary General, CAF President In Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday evening said that the State has the capacity to host international football tournaments and use sports as a tool to showcase its rich tourism, hospitality and entertainment culture. Governor Ambode, who spoke when he received the President of the Fédération Internationale de Football ... Read More »

PHOTO SPEAK: AMBODE RECEIVES FIFA PRESIDENT, GIANNI INFANTINO AT LAGOS HOUSE

Lagos State Governor Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (right); with FIFA President, Gianni Infantino during his courtesy visit to the Governor at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, on Monday, February 19, 2018. Lagos State Governor Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (middle), with FIFA President, Mr. Gianni Infantino (2nd left); President, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Pinnick (left); FIFA Secretary General, Fatma Samba Diouf ... Read More »

Gundogan shines as Manchester City run riot at Basel

Ilkay Gundogan dazzled with two goals in Manchester City’s 4-0 romp at FC Basel on Tuesday to leave the Premier League leaders on the verge of the Champions League quarter-finals. Pep Guardiola’s side effectively settled the last-16 tie after just 23 minutes by racing into a 3-0 lead at Basel’s Sankt Jakob Park. Their first three goals came in a ... Read More »

Kane Hails Tottenham Valuable Away Goals

Striker Harry Kane said he was delighted that Tottenham fought back on Tuesday to take two valuable away goals into the second leg of their last 16 Champions League tie with Juventus.   Kane scored one of Spurs’ goals as the English side fought back from 2-0 down to 2-2 in Turin, giving them an outstanding opportunity to qualify for ... Read More »

Play less football before World Cup, coach tells Messi

President of Argentina’s national football association, Claudio Tapia, says he has told national captain Lionel Messi to play fewer games for La Liga side FC Barcelona before June. He said this was in order to enable the Argentine striker stay fresh for his country ahead of the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that ... Read More »

Neymar not unsettled by Real speculation – Marquinhos

Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar (L) is congratuled by Paris Saint-Germain’s Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani after scoring a penalty kick during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Montpellier Neymar has not been affected by the rumours linking him with a move to Real Madrid, his Paris Saint-Germain teammate Marquinhos insisted ahead of the sides’ Champions League showdown. ... Read More »

Champions League Returns  To DSTV

The world’s most prestigious club football tournament, the UEFA Champions League,  is back and back with a bang on SuperSport, as Europe’s elite teams clash in the first legs of the  competition’s second round ties. DStv Premium and Compact Plus subscribers will enjoy the football crackers live on High Definition (HD) from February 13. Tottenham Spurs kick  off the league’s ... Read More »

Chelsea beat West Brom to move back into EPL top 4

Two goals from Belgian wizard Eden Hazard and another by Victor Moses earned Chelsea a 3-0 home win over struggling West Bromwich Albion in the English Premier League on Monday. It was a result which eased pressure on coach Antonio Conte following two defeats for the champions. The lively Hazard twisted his way goalwards in the 25th minute before playing ... Read More »