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Zidane reveals Real Madrid hunger after UCL semi final qualification

 Zinedine Zidane says Real Madrid are hungry for more after UEFA Champions League semi final qualification was secured on Wednesday.Real defeated Liverpool 3-1 on aggregate following a gutsy 0-0 draw in the second leg quarter final at Anfield on...

Pogba out for the rest of February

 Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba will not play again for the Red Devils in February 2021.The midfielder is currently sidelined with a thigh injury and needs a couple of weeks to recover completely. Pogba has not featured for United since...

FIFA to discuss workers situation in Qatar with Amnesty International

FIFA will welcome a delegation of Amnesty International (AI) on Monday, 14 March 2022 at the Home of FIFA in Zurich to discuss the situation of migrant workers in Qatar in connection with the FIFA World Cup Qatar...

Leicester City completes Castagne signing

Belgian international, Timothy Castagne has signed a five-year contract with Premier League club, Leicester City. The Foxes agreed terms with the Bergamo club for the transfer of the full-back on Thursday (September 3), subject to Premier League and international...

Enyimba game important to NPFL dreams – Nikyu

Nasarawa United manager, Bala Nikyu has said the team's top-flight clash against multiple Nigerian champions, Enyimba, is all-important to United's aspirations in the league. The Solid Miners are to host the People’s Elephant in Wednesday’s Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL)...

Absa ends partnership with PSL

Absa's sponsorship of South Africa's top flight, the Premier Soccer League (PSL) will come to an end at the end of the current season.The relationship between Absa and the PSL began with the Absa Cup from 2004-2007.The Bank then...

PSG set sights on Lewandowski

Kylian Mbappé's reluctance to commit his future to Paris Saint-Germain - despite Neymar doing so with a new deal at the Parc des Princes, leaves the Ligue 1 side's summer plans up in the air. The big-spending French powerhouse could...

Enyimba defeat Abia Warriors in derby

Nigeria’s most successful football club, Enyimba international of Nigeria commenced their 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League campaign on Tuesday with a 1-0 victory over neighbors, Abia warriors in Umuahia.Debutant Samad Kadiri was the match winner for the People’s Elephant...

Zidane hints at Hakimi departure

Head coach of Real Madrid, Zinedine Zidane has hinted that Moroccan left back, Achraf Hakimi could leave the club at the end of the season amidst reports linking him with a move to Italian giants, Inter Milan. Hakimi's future dominated...

Mané aims for more Liverpool glory

Senegalese International, Sadio Mané told the club's official website that he and his Liverpool teammates hope to achieve even more, after ending the 30-years wait for the Premier League title. "I think this is another step for all of us...