Premier League managers want heading curbed if it leads to dementia

Players should stop heading the ball in training if research proves it leads to dementia when they are older, several Premier League managers have said since the topic came to the fore following the death of England’s Nobby Stiles. Stiles and many of his 1966 World Cup-winning teammates had been diagnosed with dementia before their […]

Cyriel Dessers wants second chance with Super Eagles

Nigerian Striker Cyriel Dessers is targeting a return to the Super Eagles squad. Dessers made his debut for Nigeria in a friendly match last month against Tunisia, but he was surprisingly left out of the squad for the AFCON qualifiers against Sierra Leone. Speaking to Tubantia, the former Hercules Almelo striker said he was snubbed […]

Barca’s Busquets out of trip to Atletico

Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets has been ruled out of Saturday’s LaLiga clash away to Atletico Madrid due to a knee injury sustained on international duty with Spain. Barca confirmed on Wednesday that Busquets had strained knee ligaments in last Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Switzerland but did not state how long he would be out for. […]

‘If You Can’t Score Goals…,’ Ighalo Offers Onuachu Advice on Goal drought

Ahead of Nigeria’s second-leg AFCON 2022 qualifier against Sierra Leone, former Nigerian Forward Odion Ighalo has offered Paul Onuachu advice on overcoming his goal drought. Ighalo, who called time on his international career after the 2019 AFCON where he finished as top scorer, said the 26 year-old needs to focus on working had and keeping […]

Chukwueze: Super Eagles will be ready for Leone Stars

Super Eagles Winger Samuel Chukwueze has vowed that the team will leave Freetown with the maximum points on Tuesday. Nigeria will entertain Sierra Leone in a 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match at the Siaka Stevens Stadium, in Freetown, after an 8-goal thriller in the first-leg. ”We have put the disappointment of last week […]

Sierra Leone fight back to hold Nigeria to draw

Sierra Leone produced a stunning fightback to hold Nigeria to a 4-4 draw in a 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier at Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City on Friday evening. The Super Eagles raced into a four-goal lead before the half-hour mark, but the Leone Stars scored on the cusp of halftime and […]

Stanley Dimgba joins PSL side Stellenbosch from Enyimba

Super Eagles striker Stanley Dimgba  has signed for South African Premier Soccer League (SPL) newly promoted side Stellenbosch Football Club. Dimgba signed for the South African side on Thursday after leaving Nigeria Professional Football League side Enyimba international of Aba. According to reports the 27-year-old forward joined the Premiership side on a three-year deal until […]

Nigeria vs S/Leone: Super Eagles will make Nigerians happy, says Chukwueze

Villarreal and Nigerian forward Samuel Chukwueze has stated that the Super Eagles are set to make Nigerians happy ahead of the double header AFCON 2021 qualifiers against Sierra Leone. Chukwueze speaking in a chat with said the games against Sierra Leone are very important games for the Super Eagles who are very much aware of what […]