Lasu team to arrive Lagos today after victory at HIFL

Lasu team to arrive Lagos today after victory at HIFL

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nabilah AbdulGafar The Lagos State University (LASU) football team after conquering the Ile Ife zone is said to arrive Lagos today. This has been revealed by the university management disclosing that it almighty players has won all three matches played. It was revealed that team Lasu had all through it match, earned 9 points over other playing teams. According to Coach Owoyemi the head of the Lasu team, the team with it earned points has…

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Buhari congratulates the super Falcons for winning the WAFU

Buhari congratulates the super Falcons for winning the WAFU

Reading Time: < 1 minute President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Falcons for winning the West African Football Union (WAFU) women’s cup. In a statement on Sunday by his media aide, Garba Shehu, President Buhari hailed the Falcons “for putting up a superlative performance that saw them emerge as 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup Champions, with an unbeaten record throughout the tournament.” The President noted that the victory was recorded against Ivorian Dame Elephants at the finals of the championship,…

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Transfer: PSG’s Rabiot to join Real Madrid this Summer

Transfer: PSG’s Rabiot to join Real Madrid this Summer

Reading Time: < 1 minute Paris Saint-Germain star, Adrien Rabiot has finally reached an agreement to join Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid this summer. The midfielder, who has also drawn interest from Liverpool, Barcelona and Tottenham Hotspur in the past few weeks, decided to join the Champions League holders at the end of the season. Rabiot has evolved into one of the most complete midfielders in the world, since breaking into the first-team at the Parisians in 2012. His current contract…

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FIFA World ranking: Nigeria moves to 42nd position

FIFA World ranking: Nigeria moves to 42nd position

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede Nigeria has moved up 4 places to become 42nd on the latest FIFA world ranking. The Super Eagles of Nigeria, having moved ahead of Greece, Scotland, Morocco and Congo who are 43, 44, 45 and 46 on the list respectively is now on the 42nd position. The ranking table which has Senegal as the 1st African team and 23rd team in the world also ranks Nigeria the 2nd best African team. Countries topping…

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Ten Men Bayern Survive Cup Scare In 9 Goals Thriller

Ten Men Bayern Survive Cup Scare In 9 Goals Thriller

Reading Time: 2 minutes Robert Lewandowski saved his team from a humiliating German Cup exit as Bayern Munich came from behind to beat second-tier Heidenheim in a 5-4 thriller on Wednesday. Bayern was 2-1 down at half-time having gone down to ten men early in the game and threw away a two-goal lead in the second half. Yet Lewandowski’s late winner ended a rollercoaster resistance from Heidenheim and sent Bayern into the semi-finals. “I don’t really know what to…

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10 Man Bayern Survive Cup Scare In Nine-Goal Thriller

10 Man Bayern Survive Cup Scare In Nine-Goal Thriller

Reading Time: 2 minutes Robert Lewandowski saved his team from a humiliating German Cup exit as Bayern Munich came from behind to beat second-tier Heidenheim in a 5-4 thriller on Wednesday. Bayern was 2-1 down at half-time having gone down to ten men early in the game and threw away a two-goal lead in the second half. Yet Lewandowski’s late winner ended a rollercoaster resistance from Heidenheim and sent Bayern into the semi-finals. “I don’t really know what to…

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Son Heung-min christens new stadium with first Spurs goal in win over Palace

Son Heung-min christens new stadium with first Spurs goal in win over Palace

Reading Time: 3 minutes They had come to marvel and to party but what the Tottenham hordes truly wanted from the night when their jaw-dropping new stadium was unveiled was a win; a tonic to re-energise their faltering push for a top-four finish. The nervous excitement crackled, particularly during a helter-skelter first-half, and there were times when Daniel Levy, the “big boss” as Mauricio Pochettino had called him on Tuesday, might have given his £1bn kingdom for a goal….

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Man City Beat Cardiff To Leapfrog Liverpool In League Summit

Man City Beat Cardiff To Leapfrog Liverpool In League Summit

Reading Time: < 1 minute Man City Beat Cardiff To Leapfrog Liverpool In League Summit Manchester City beat Cardiff 2-0 on Wednesday to return to the top of the Premier League, one point ahead of Liverpool. Kevin De Bruyne gave City the lead in the sixth minute, firing in from a tight angle, and Leroy Sane doubled the advantage for the defending champions with a sharp finish just before half-time. In other English Premier League results; Chelsea 3-0 Brighton (Giroud…

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Chelsea’s Three-Goal Thriller Against Brighton Eases Pressure On Sarri

Chelsea’s Three-Goal Thriller Against Brighton Eases Pressure On Sarri

Reading Time: 3 minutes Chelsea eased the pressure on under-fire boss Maurizio Sarri as Callum Hudson-Odoi’s influential display and sublime strikes from Eden Hazard and Ruben Loftus-Cheek sealed a 3-0 win over Brighton on Wednesday. Sarri couldn’t afford a negative result against struggling Brighton at Stamford Bridge after being subjected to fresh calls for his sacking during Sunday’s unconvincing win at Cardiff. The angry Chelsea fans that showed their displeasure at the weekend were in part, motivated by Sarri’s…

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Saudi Arabia Prince wants to buy Manchester United

Reading Time: < 1 minute   Abideen Muhammed Mohammad Bin Salman who is the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia is reportedly stepping up £3.8bn bid to take over Premier League club Manchester United from the Glazers’ family. Although the American owners of the Old Trafford club have not indicated their interest to sell Manchester United, but Salman wants to tempt them with a bid that will be difficult to reject. The Glazers’ family bought Manchester United 14 years ago at…

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Ex-Sunshine Stars coach Henry Abiodun becomes FCAAN director

Ex-Sunshine Stars coach Henry Abiodun becomes FCAAN director

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede The Football Coaches Association of Africa Nations (FCAAN) have appointed Henry Abiodun as its director of coaching education. FCAAN is a nongovernmental organisation of African coaches that houses over 45000 members across the globe. According to Goal.com, FCAAN had made it known that Abiodun will be in charge of developing the coaching curricula and instruction of its coaching courses across Africa. “Basically, my role is to help create coaching curricula as well as being FCAAN…

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ASFUT: LASU team is the best in Africa

ASFUT: LASU team is the best in Africa

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede The football team of the Lagos State University had on Sunday won the African Students football Union Tournament (ASFUT) after beating their Ghanian opponent 1 – 0. The competition which was hosted in Nigeria was played by about 13 universities from 5 African countries including Kenya, Zimbabwe, Liberia, Ghana and Nigeria. After beating Team Ahmodu Bello University, Zaria 2 – 1, LASU rose to the final stage of the competition to play against…

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Team LASU defeats ABU Zaria at semi final stage of the ongoing African students football union

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rizqoh Murtadho Team LASU bounce back on their feet to defeat ABU (Zaria) at the semi final stage football competition. It was indeed an interesting game between Lagos State University and Ahmadu Bello University (Zaria) at the semi final stage of the ongoing African Students Football Union.Abu (Zaria) opened the scoring as early as the 3rd minutes of the game from a free kick coming from the Left side of Team Lasu box 18. The…

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Hugain’s fitness could cause Chelsea problem

Hugain’s fitness could cause Chelsea problem

Reading Time: 2 minutes The ex-Blues star acknowledges that a new arrival at Stamford Bridge is a fine goalscorer, but his ability to deliver in England has been questioned Gonzalo Higuain “knows where the back of the net is”, but former Chelsea striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink fears the Argentine’s fitness could be “a little bit of a problem”. He arrives in west London with a reputation as one of the most prolific marksmen in European football, with over 250…

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Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino lauds Salah’s unselfish gesture

Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino lauds Salah’s unselfish gesture

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede Liverpool’s forward Roberto Firmino has showered praises on Muhammad Salah for his unselfish gesture in their 5-1 win against Arsenal. The Egypt international helped the Brazilian to score his first hat-trick of the season. Having scored twice in the encounter, Salah helped his strike partner complete his first hat-trick of the season by allowing the 27-year-old take the second penalty they were awarded in the game. Recalling the incident, Roberto Firmino, unsuprised by…

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Egypt to host AFCON 2019

Egypt to host AFCON 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede The Confederation of African Football, CAF, have named Egypt as the new host for the 2019 edition of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON). This was announced in a statement via CAF’s official Twitter handle on Tuesday, January 8. Egypt will now replace Cameroon as the new host of the 24-nation tournament slated to start this Summer. Original host Cameroon was stripped of the rights to host the biennial tournament in November due…

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Bayern bids Hundson-Odoi at £35m, to offer him No. 10 shirt

Bayern bids Hundson-Odoi at £35m, to offer him No. 10 shirt

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede Chelsea’s teenager, Callum Hundson-Odoi, has been at the center of the biggest transfer tussle this January in Europe. Bayern Munich have recently made a four bid of £35 million which amounts to $45 million for Hundson-Odoi as pressure increases in the transfer market. Chelsea have yet to accept the offer and have been hoping to renew their 18-year-old’s contract, but they have not been able to come to an agreement with Hudson-Odoi, who had…

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Celtic to get new strikers next January

Celtic to get new strikers next January

Reading Time: 2 minutes Celtic Coach, Brendan Rodgers acknowledged the need to replenish his striking options in January after Celtic ended the 2-0 defeat by Hibernian at Easter Road without a recognised centre-forward on the pitch. With Leigh Griffiths having dropped out of football to deal with personal issues, Odsonne Edouard was again asked to lead the line for the Parkhead side. However, when he was replaced by Mikey Johnston after 73 minutes – with the home side leading by…

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Ronaldo invites Messi to Serie A, says he might need more.

Ronaldo invites Messi to Serie A, says he might need more.

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede The Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo would be open to the idea of a long-running rivalry with a Barcelona talisman, Lionel Messi being rekindled in the Italian top-flight. Ronaldo has suggested that Messi “maybe needs more” after so long at Barcelona and has invited his eternal rival to join him in Serie A. Two talismanic performers who have cemented standings among the all-time greats spent nine years battling for supremacy in Spain prior to…

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Blow for Man Utd as Alex Sandro closes in on new Juventus contract

Blow for Man Utd as Alex Sandro closes in on new Juventus contract

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Brazilian full-back has been linked with a potential move to Old Trafford but instead looks set to stay in Turin for a further four seasons. Alex Sandro is closing in on a new deal with Juventus that will extend his contract with the Serie A champions until 2023, Goal understands. The full-back had been a reported target of Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain, with his current contract set to expire in June 2020. However, he now…

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