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Nigeria wins Ghana 2018 AWCON trophy

Nigeria have successfully defended their AWCON trophy, beating South Africa 4-3 on penalties after extra time at the refurbished Accra Sports Stadium. It was a real contest for the bragging rights at the Ghana 2018 AWCON championship, a sweet vengeance for Nigeria who succumbed 0-1 to South Africa in their opening group match at Cape Coast.

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Cameroon secure France 2019 world cup berth

Cameroon qualify for second straight FIFA Women’s World Cup Friday’s 4-2 win over Mali secured their ticket to France 2019 Les Lionnes join Nigeria and South Africa in claiming Africa’s three qualification places Cameroon have claimed Africa’s third and final qualification place for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 after earning a 4-2 victory over

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Newcastle signed some players to please agents – Keegan

It was his last day at the club and he was told Newcastle would sign Gonzalez as a ‘favour’   Kevin Keegan has revealed the baffling circumstances that surrounded Newcastle signing flop Ignacio Gonzalez on loan. The former Newcastle manager eventually exited the club after a second stint in charge in 2008, with issues with

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FIFA highlights progress of women’s football

With the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 set to kick off in France in less than 200 days’ time, FIFA’s Technical Study Group (TSG) has reported on the consistent improvements being made in the women’s game in their analysis of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018. “By producing this in-depth report in collaboration with

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We will beat Cameroon – Bashiru Hayford

Bashiru Hayford, embattled head coach of Ghana’s Black Queens, has defied circumstance and declared imminent victory over adversity. Hosts Ghana face certain death in the event they don’t beat Group A leaders, Cameroon, in Accra, today. Though the odds favour Cameroon, six points rich from two wins – beat Mali 2-1 and Algeria 3-0 in

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Sturridge CHARGED with two breaches of betting rules 

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been charged with misconduct by The FA The charges relate to alleged breaches of The FA’s Betting Rules in January  The first breach relates to bets on matches or any other football matter  Second involves providing information to another for the purposes of betting Daniel Sturridge has been charged with

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Football’s most wanted men: Criminal records, drugs, shadowy lifestyles

The search for an answer to football’s most compelling mystery stretches from Budapest to Hamburg, Lisbon to Moscow, though the individual at the heart of it is a seemingly shambolic figure, who lives in seedy flats, frequents eastern European nightclubs until daybreak and consumes little more than lemonade and chocolate cake. To the very few

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Saad Bguir, the unlikely Esperance hero!

Saad Bguir was the unlikely two-goal star as Esperance of Tunisia defeated Al Ahly of Egypt 3-0 Friday in Rades to win a third CAF Champions League title.  Bguir has been a reserve for most of the African campaign and started in the second leg of the final only because Cameroonian Franck Kom was suspended. Anice Badri completed the

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I just wanted to hear them a little more – Mourinho

Manchester United completed a late comeback to overcome Juventus in Turin on Wednesday but the headlines will be Jose Mourinho‘s after he responded to persistent abuse by raising his hand to his ear after the match in a gesture towards the Juve fans. Juventus‘ players reacted badly and surrounding the United boss, who was then accompanied to the dressing room by two of his

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Manchester City’s ‘Project Longbow’

Manchester City’s creative name for their secret project is explained within Der Spiegel’s report.   Manchester City are alleged to have launched a secret project to shift the cost of player image rights to a third-party in a bid to escape Financial Fair Play penalties. In the second of a four-part investigation allegedly based on

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Red Star split Liverpool into two

  Red Star Belgrade took the lead and looked pumped up after breaking the deadlock through Milan Pavkov (left)   Red Star Belgrade rocked Liverpool in Serbia to dent Jurgen Klopp‘s side’s hopes of progressing to the knockout stages of the Champions League. Red Star took the lead through Milan Pavkov’s powerful header from Marko

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AWCON 2018: can Nigeria rain on Ghana’s parade?

THOMAS DENNERBY: targetting the ultimate @ Ghana 2018   Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby talks up his teams’ chances ahead of the Total Women’s Africa Cup of Nations Ghana 2018. The Super Falcons have won eight of the previous editions making them the most successful side in the history of the biennial championship. Below are excerpts

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Sterling hits a new £300,000-a-week paydirt!

Raheem Sterling will commit his future to Manchester City with a £300,000-per-week deal Raheem Sterling has committed his long-term future to Manchester City by verbally agreeing a new five-year mega deal. Sportsmail understands Sterling’s improved wages will see him become one of City’s top earners on up to £300,000 per week, and the best paid

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Rodgers so much more talented than me – Tom Brady

Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers meet on the field after a 2014 game As we get deeper into Aaron Rodgers‘ career and he’s still stuck on one Super Bowl, with a playoff berth looking like it might not even happen this season, it’s fair to wonder if his situation has held him back. Have the

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Neymar backs Tuchel against Mbappe

Neymar says PSG manager Thomas Tuchel was right to drop Kylian Mbappe and Adrien Rabiot   Mbappe and Rabiot arrived late for a briefing for the Ligue 1 clash with Marseille on Sunday   Neymar says PSG manager Thomas Tuchel was correct to drop Kylian Mbappe and Adrien Rabiot for ‘failing to respect’ team schedules

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