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Portugal advances to Euro 2024 quarter-finals after dramatic penalty shootout; France edges out Belgium

Portugal’s goalkeeper Diogo Costa saved three penalties in a row, helping Portugal win 3-0 in a shootout against Slovenia after a 0-0 draw in their Euro 2024 last-16 match on Monday. Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty in extra time, adding to the drama. Portugal dominated the game but struggled to score. Costa made a crucial Read More…

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Panama beats Bolivia to reach Copa America quarter-finals, US eliminated

Panama won 3-1 against Bolivia on Monday, finishing second in Group C and moving to the Copa America quarter-finals for the first time. The United States was eliminated after losing 1-0 to Uruguay, the group winners. This is Panama’s second time playing in the Copa America, and their victory gave them six points, three more Read More…

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Surprise victories mark opening days of Africa Cup of Nations

Namibia’s winger, Deon Hotto, secured a stunning 1-0 victory over Tunisia at the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday, continuing the trend of surprising results in the tournament. Hotto’s 88th-minute goal handed the underdog Namibia a well-deserved win in the Group E encounter. Namibia ranked 87 places below Tunisia globally, displayed superior creativity and missed Read More…

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Super Eagles soar into Abidjan in style for AFCON 2023 kickoff

The highly-anticipated Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023 is set to kick off in Cote d’Ivoire, and the Super Eagles of Nigeria have made a grand entrance into Abidjan, exuding style and enthusiasm. The team, sporting a striking all-white traditional kaftan paired with green caps, made a statement upon their arrival at the Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Read More…

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Liverpool storms into FA Cup 4th round, Arsenal’s goal drought continues

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp praised his team’s resilience in a 2-0 win over Arsenal in the FA Cup, acknowledging the absence of key players like Mohamed Salah, Wataru Endo, and Virgil van Dijk. Klopp remarked, “That’s a really good football team we missed.” He commended the team’s performance despite the challenges, stating, “Football is like Read More…

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Doma United triumphs, secures top spot in NPFL standings

Doma United Football Club of Gombe State regained their perch atop the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) standings with a resounding 2-0 victory over Katsina United on Match Day 17 of the 2023/2024 season at the Pantami Township Stadium, Gombe. Securing their ninth win of the season, Doma United showcased early dominance, netting two goals Read More…

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Super Eagles rally in Abu Dhabi to honour Victor Osimhen’s African Player of the Year win

In a heartwarming gesture at the Abu Dhabi camp, the Super Eagles players and coaches celebrated Victor Osimhen’s triumph as the men’s African Player of the Year (POTY) award winner. Osimhen, clinching this honour, emulates the footsteps of Nwankwo Kanu, marking the first Nigerian win since 1999 in the CAF POTY category. His recent accolades Read More…

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Premier League Sunday Roundup: Tottenham triumphs over Bournemouth; Fulham stuns Arsenal in nail-biting encounters

In an exhilarating Sunday of Premier League clashes, Tottenham Hotspur secured a 3-1 victory against a resilient Bournemouth, while Fulham orchestrated a stunning comeback to defeat Arsenal 2-1. Tottenham, brimming with determination, sealed a crucial victory against a resurgent Bournemouth side, despite being outplayed for much of the game. The match saw goals from Pape Read More…

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Nigeria reveals 25-man squad pursuing fourth Africa Cup of Nations title

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Communications Director Ademola Olajire announced the selection of a 25-player team aiming to secure a fourth Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title. The squad, curated by Head Coach Jose Peseiro, comprises three goalkeepers, nine defenders, five midfielders, and eight forwards. In Olajire’s statement, he highlighted the return of Captain Ahmed Musa Read More…

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NPFL Match Day 14 recap: Gombe United holds Sunshine Stars, Kano Pillars clinch win

In a thrilling series of encounters during Match Day 14 of the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL), Gombe United FC held Sunshine Stars FC to a 1-1 draw while Kano Pillars FC secured a hard-fought victory against Remo Stars FC, emerging triumphant with a 2-1 win. At the Ondo State Sports Complex in Akure, Sunshine Read More…