Nigeria Flying Eagles crash out of World Cup

Senegal booked a U20 World Cup quarter-final ticket as Nigeria’s hopes of winning their first title ended in a 2-1 defeat in Lodz, Poland. First-half goals from Amadou Sagna and Ibrahima Niane powered the Young Lions of Teranga past the Flying Eagles with Aniekeme Okon’s effort standing as a mere consolation. Sagna struck in the…

Chelsea V Arsenal : Europa League Final Match, Goal Scorers and Stats

Date: Today: Wednesday 29th MayTime: 8:00pmStadium: Baki Olimpiya StadionuReferee: Gianluca Rocchi (Italy)Goal Scorer: Team News: Possible line-upsChelsea: Arrizabalaga; Azpilicueta, Christensen, David Luiz, Alonso; Kovačić, Jorginho, Barkley; Pedro, Giroud, HazardOut: Loftus-Cheek (Achilles), Hudson-Odoi (Achilles), Rüdiger (knee), Ampadu (back)Doubtful: Kanté (knee), Cahill (Achilles)Key Man : Eden Hazard Arsenal: Čech; Kolasinač, Koscielny, Papastathopoulos, Mustafi, Maitland-Niles; Xhaka, Torreira; Aubameyang, Özil; LacazetteOut: Ramsey (hamstring), Denis…

Serena Williams causes stir again with French Open outfit

A year after Serena caused a stir at the French Open with her Black Panther catsuit, the American chose another bold outfit for her first-round match at the tournament. The 23-time grand slam champion had earlier showcased her outfit – a gown printed with the words mother, champion, queen and goddess in French – to her…

Valencia Trash Barca to win Copa del Rey

Barcelona wanted a trophy to ease their Champions League heartache but instead fell to another shock defeat as Valencia pulled off a thrilling 2-1 victory on Saturday to win the Copa del Rey. Chasing a record fifth consecutive triumph, Barcelona were undone by a relentless and gutsy Valencia side, who hung on after Lionel Messi…

Youssouf Mulumbu leaves Kilmarnock

Youssouf Mulumbu is among six loan players to leave Scottish Premiership side, Kilmarnock. The 32-year-old midfielder signed for the Killie from Celtic in January, for a second spell with the side. He made 14 appearances to help them to a third-place finish. “Kilmarnock FC can confirm the following players; Daniel Bachmann, Aaron Tshibola, Conor McAleny, Youssouf…

Inter Eyes Lukaku, Moses once Conte joins

Inter Milan want to sign Romelu Lukaku and Victor Moses this summer; once they have appointed Antonio Conte as their new head coach. The former Chelsea boss is expected to replace Luciano Spalletti at Inter next week and both players are believed to be on his wishlist. Conte tried to sign Lukaku in the summer…

Official: Gyan makes Ghana U-turn for Africa Cup of Nations after presidential talk

Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan has reversed his decision to call time on his international career ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.  The development comes after Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo urged the 33-year-old Kayserispor striker to reconsider his decision during a phone conversation on Tuesday.  Earlier, the President held a high-power…

Lionel Messi Equals 66-Years La Liga Record

Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, has broken the 66-years record of La Liga and Athletic Bilbao legend,  Telmo Zarra, by winning the Pinchi boot for highest goals for the 6th time. Lionel Messi scored 36 league goals this season, outshining Karim Benzema and Luis Suarez with 21 goals. This award makes it the third time in…

[Photos]: Cristiano Ronaldo receives award for best player in Italy

Ace footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has been presented with the award for best player in Serie A last night. This was done before Juventus kick-started their celebrations after being presented with the Serie A trophy which marked the 8th time they will be recognised as champions of Italian football. The 34-year old Portuguese footballer finished his debut…

Manchester City thrash Watford 6-0 in FA Cup final

Manchester City completed their first ever domestic treble in English football in emphatic fashion by dispatching Watford 6-0 at Wembley to claim the FA Cup on Saturday. Raheem Sterling scored a hat-trick, while David Silva, Kevin de Bruyne and Gabriel Jesus also netted to cap a glorious campaign with the biggest margin of victory in…