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FEATURE – The Bundesliga’s next wonderkid: Youssoufa Moukoko

The Bundesliga is home to some of the most exciting players in Europe, not only because of their current performances, but also because of the huge potential theyhave shown to become football...

Rangers and Enugu state FA assure collaboration

Management of Rangers International F.C and the Enugu state Football Association have assured followers of the game in the state and around the world that there would be proper collaboration between both...

Spurs beat Arsenal, Bournemouth stun Leicester, Wolves and Villa win

It was a classic Jose Mourinho masterclass as Tottenham came from behind to beat Arsenal 2-1 in his first north London derby at the new Tottenham Stadium on Sunday (July 12).

Eto’o urges Xavi to return to Barça

Legendary striker, Samuel Eto’o insists that Xavi Hernandez must return to Barcelona while Lionel Messi is still playing, with the former Cameroon ace branding six-time Ballon d’Or winner, Messi, the “God of...

Lewis Hamilton “appalled” by UK government’s handling of coronavirus pandemic.

Six-time Formula One champion, Lewis Hamilton says he's "appalled" by the way Boris Johnson and the UK Government have responded to the coronavirus pandemic. New quarantine rules have now...

A Pro’s trail: Q&A with Abuchi Obinwa

Abuchi Obinwa - third from the right - with the USA junior team (picture courtesy of Abuchi Obinwa) Abuchi Obinwa is a Nigerian-American currently playing professional football in the United States. He was...

George Floyd: DFB set to ‘examine’ tributes

The DFB will have revealed that it will examine tributes Jadon Sancho, Marcus Thuram and Weston McKennie made to George Floyd during Bundesliga matches at the weekend. After scoring...

Ramos injured Salah intentionally says Chiellini

Juventus centre-back Giorgio Chiellini has insisted that Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos intentionally injured Liverpool forward, Mohammed Salah in the 2018 UEFA Champions League final. Chiellini however revealed that he is full of admiration...

Everton ‘appalled’ as Moise Kean breaches COVID-19 protocols

Premier League club, Everton have expressed their displeasure with striker, Moise Kean after the striker allegedly breached the coronavirus government guidelines.The Toffees say they are "appalled" by the behavior of Kean whose...

Argungu Fishing Festival 2020 – Too close for comfort?

Images from the March 2020 Argungu Fishing Festival have provoked questions over the wisdom of holding such a huge gathering in the face of a growing wordwide Corona pandemic. However, the massive river festival, unrivalled in Africa,...

BEATING CORONA – An SPNAfrica series.

Clinton Gahwiler outside Chelsea FC, in pre-Corona times. “IT'S JUST MESSED UP” A psychologist at one of Africa’s leading sports institutes has warned of a looming mental health crisis that...

Maradona a myth says Simeone

(FILES) Photo taken on June 29, 1986 Portrait of Argentina's midfielder Diego Maradona in Mexico City before the start of the World Cup final between Argentina and West Germany. - Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona passed...

Shilton unhappy Maradona didn’t offer apology for hand of God goal before demise

Former England goalkeeper Peter Shilton has admitted that he’s unhappy that Diego Maradona never issued an apology for his ‘Hand of God’ goal which he scored against the Three Lions at the 1986 FIFA World Cup in...

Fans set to return to Premier League Stadia

Liverpool fans sing about their five European Cup victories before taking on Manchester United in their English FA Cup football match at Anfield, Liverpool, 18 February 2006. Liverpool won the match 1-0. AFP PHOTO/PAUL ELLIS (Photo...

Sunshine Queens, four others relegated to NWFL Championship

The Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) sledge hammer on Wednesday fell on five NWFL Premiership clubs for failing to meet the deadline for players licensing and registration for...

Chatered flight for Rivers United’s CCC trip to Mongomo

One of Nigeria's two representatives in this year's CAF Confederation Cup, Rivers United will embark on their trip to Mongomo Equatorial Guinea on Friday via a chartered Aircraft.The Port Harcourt club are...

Napoli plan renaming San Paolo Stadium after Maradona

A general view shows the San Paolo stadium in Naples on November 25, 2020 after the annoucement's of Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona's death. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of...

Klopp angry with Liverpool fixture schedule

Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp reacts during the UEFA Champions League football match between Liverpool and Atalanta Bergamo at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on November 25, 2020. (Photo by PETER POWELL / POOL /...

Child food campaign earns Rashford Black List place

Manchester United's English striker Marcus Rashford during the UEFA Champions league group H football match between Manchester United and Istanbul Basaksehir at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, north west England, on November 24, 2020. (Photo by...

Trail action this weekend

South African trail running again takes centre stage this weekend in the Western and Eastern Cape, providing athletes with an opportunity for real competitive action – rare in a COVID-inhibited 2020 where ‘virtual’ is the biggest...

Diego Maradona, the death of a King

(FILES) Photo taken on June 29, 1986 Portrait of Argentina's midfielder Diego Maradona in Mexico City before the start of the World Cup final between Argentina and West Germany. - Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona passed...