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Nigeria-Burkina Faso Friendly Cancelled Over UK Visas

Seven Burkina Faso players failed to secure UK entry visas, forcing Monday’s football match in London to be cancelled. Burkina Faso’s friendly against Nigeria in London next week has been cancelled because of visa issues affecting travelling players from Burkina Faso, the Nigeria Football…

26th March 2017

Mourinho: I Am Now ‘The Calm One’

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has claimed he no longer obsesses over results, like he did when he was much younger and would like to be called “The Calm One”. Mourinho has been hailed as “The Special One” since his first spell at Chelsea,…

21st March 2017

Ghanaian Referee Banned For Life

Ghanaian referee, Joseph Lamptey has been banned for life for match manipulation in a World Cup qualifier. Soccer’s governing body, FIFA, on Monday said Lamptey was found guilty of unlawfully influencing a match result following South Africa’s 2-1 win over Senegal in November in…

21st March 2017

Issa Hayatou Defeated, New CAF President Elected

Madagascar’s football chief Ahmad Ahmad was elected president of the Confederation of African Football Thursday, ousting veteran leader Issa Hayatou after 29 years in office. Ahmad won the election in the Ethiopian capital by 34 votes to Hayatou’s 20, official results showed. Ahmad had…

16th March 2017

VIDEO: Monaco 3 – 1 Manchester City [Champions League] Highlights 2016/17

Leonardo Jardim’s Ligue 1 leaders attacked with the inventive verve they brought to a first-leg thriller at the Etihad Stadium but, unlike when they eventually prevailed 5-3 last month, Pep Guardiola’s City failed to muster any response during a first half when they were entirely…

16th March 2017

VIDEO: Leicester City 2 – 0 Sevilla [Champions League] Highlights 2016/17

Leicester City’s remarkable renaissance under Craig Shakespeare continued as Kasper Schmeichel’s late penalty save preserved a 2-0 win over 10-man Sevilla and a place in the Champions League quarter-finals. After Schmeichel had kept the Foxes alive with a string of saves, Jamie Vardy’s goal…

15th March 2017

Mourinho Blasts Chelsea Fans After FA Cup Defeat

Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho did not hold back against fans of his former team Chelsea, after he lost 1-0 in a FA Cup quarter-final clash on Monday night. N’Golo Kante scored the only goal of the encounter, as the Blues continued their quest…

14th March 2017

VIDEO: Chelsea 1 – 0 Manchester United [FA Cup] Highlights 2016/17

N’Golo Kante sunk 10-man Manchester United as Premier League champions-elect Chelsea reached the semi-final of the FA Cup. Jose Mourinho endured another frustrating return to Stamford Bridge as Chelsea beat Manchester United 1-0 to end their FA Cup defence. Mourinho’s first return to the…

13th March 2017

VIDEO: Liverpool 2-1 Burnley [Premier League] Highlights 2016/17

Liverpool came from behind to defeat Burnley at Anfield, with Emre Can hammering a tremendous winning goal Winning ugly is not Liverpool’s forte, so this will give them a fair bit of pleasure. They didn’t play well and had to come from behind, with…

12th March 2017

VIDEO: Tottenham Hotspur 6 – 0 Millwall [FA cup] Highlights 2016/17

Tottenham strolled through to the FA Cup semifinals as they beat Millwall 6-0 at White Hart Lane — though the win wasn’t without its setbacks. Mauricio Pochettino named a strong Tottenham side to take on their League One opponents, one designed to ensure their…

12th March 2017

VIDEO: Arsenal 5 – 0 Lincoln [FA Cup] Highlights 2016/17

The Gunners made a slow start in the FA Cup quarter-final clash, but found their stride in the second half to record a dominant win over non-league opposition. Theo Walcott, Olivier Giroud, Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey were all on target, while Lincoln’s woes…

12th March 2017

Muhammad Ali Jr. Held Up At An Airport Again

Muhammad Ali Jr. does not have the best of luck when it comes to airports. A month ago he and his mother were detained at an airport in Ft. Lauderdale, allegedly due to their “Arabic-sounding names.” Now, Ali says he was held up at…

12th March 2017

VIDEO: Borussia Dortmund 4-0 Benfica [Champions League] Highlights 2016/17

Pierre-Emerick  Aubameyang delivered a hat-trick while Christian Pulisic added a goal and an assist as Borussia Dortmund defeated Benfica 4-0 in the second leg of their Champions League round of 16 tie, 4-1 on aggregate. Aubameyang didn’t wait long to get the hosts level on…

8th March 2017

Mings Gets Five-Match Ban For Stamp On Ibrahimovic

Bournemouth defender, Tyrone Mings, has been given a five-match suspension for his stamp on Manchester United striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The Football Association charged both Mings and Ibrahimovic with violent conduct on Monday, over incidents in Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Old Trafford. Mings appeared to…

8th March 2017

Nike Is Launching ‘Pro Hijab’ Line For Muslim Women

Nike has come up with a brilliant new way to expand its brand as well as encourage women of all backgrounds to “Just Do It”. Inspired by female Muslim Olympians Sarah Attar and Amna Al Haddad, the company is launching a high-performance hijab line…

8th March 2017