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Real Madrid produced an astonishing late comeback against Manchester City to set up a Champions League final against Liverpool, as Karim Benzema’s extra-time penalty winner gave them an incredible...

World football body, FIFA, on Monday fined Nigeria CHF150,000 (N63.9m) following violence that occurred at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on March 29, after the country’s failure to qualify...

Manchester United have officially announced Erik Ten Hag as their new head coach. Ten Hag will leave his job at Ajax at the end of the season to become United’s fifth permanent manager since Sir...

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced that Coach Austin Eguavoen has stepped down in his role as the handler of the Nigeria national team, the Super Eagles. A statement by the NFF on Thursday,...

Sadio Mane scored the winning spot-kick – after missing one in the opening minutes of the game – as Senegal claimed their first Africa Cup of Nations title with a 4-2 penalty shoot-out victory over...

Tunisia knocked out Nigeria from the round of 16 stage of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Cameroon following a shock 1-0 victory thanks to a Youseff Msakni goal at the Roumde Adjia stadium...

The NFF has announced that it has sacked Gernot Rohr as the head coach of the Super Eagles, with Austin Eguavoen appointed to take over from the German on an interim basis. The NFF made this disclosure...

Lionel Messi has won the men’s 2021 Ballon d’Or, and a record seventh trophy, at an awards ceremony in Paris on Monday evening. Messi finished ahead of Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski and...

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has voted to support FIFA’s plans for a biennial World Cup. This was announced at an Extraordinary General Assembly in Cairo on Friday. CAF is the first confederation...

Soccer star Karim Benzema has been handed a one-year suspended prison sentence and fined 75,000 euros ($84,000) over his involvement in the attempted blackmail against former French national teammate Mathieu...

Tottenham have appointed Antonio Conte as their new head coach following the sacking of Nuno Espirito Santo. The 52-year-old Italian has signed an 18-month contract – with an option to extend –...

Nuno Espirito Santo has been sacked by Tottenham less than five months after being appointed as head coach. Former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte, who Spurs targeted before appointing Nuno in the summer, has...

The World Cup qualifier between Latin America powerhouses Brazil and Argentina was suspended on Sunday night as the Brazilian Health Authorities stormed onto the pitch to detain Argentina players Emiliano...

Cristiano Ronaldo will wear Manchester United’s iconic number seven again after Edinson Cavani agreed to surrender the shirt. Ronaldo followed in a long list of United legends to have worn number...

Manchester United has announced that it has reached agreement with Juventus for the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo. This was made known by Manchester United via its official website. Read the statement...

Serena Williams will not play in the U.S. Open because of an injury, she said Wednesday. “After careful consideration and following the advice of my doctors and medical team, I have decided to withdraw...

Lionel Messi has agreed to join Paris Saint-Germain on a two-year contract. The six-time Ballon d’Or winner had two other options after leaving Barcelona last week, but has chosen to move to the...

Barcelona have announced that Lionel Messi is leaving the club after “financial and structural obstacles” made it impossible to renew his contract. The forward, who has spent his whole career there,...

World Soccer ruling body, FIFA has banned its former interim president, Issa Hayatou on Tuesday for alleged wrongdoing in a commercial deal for African soccer. Hayatou, who was Confederation of African...

Nigeria’s Blessing Oborududu on Tuesday won a silver medal in the women’s freestyle 68kg wrestling category at the ongoing Tokyo Olympic Games. She had guaranteed Nigeria a medal on Monday after beating...