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Sacking Arsene Wenger will be my first decision if I buy Arsenal FC – Africa’s Richest Man Dangote

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote’s first order of business if he succeeds in buying English Premier League football club Arsenal will be to fire the manager, Arsene Wenger. Aliko Dangote wants to buy Arsenal Football Club Dangote, Africa’s richest man, has coveted the team since becoming a supporter in the mid-1980s, he said in an interview. He’ll consider making an offer ...

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Iheanacho closes deal, moves to Leicester City in reported fee of £25 million [VIDEO]

Leicester City has announced the signing of Nigerian international striker Kelechi Iheanacho from English Premier League rivals Manchester City. Iheanacho, 20, has signed a five-year deal at the King Power Stadium with the transfer fee officially undisclosed. However, the BBC reported the fee to be £25 million ($32.8 million). #WelcomeKelechi pic.twitter.com/FcoO4QFStk — Leicester City (@LCFC) August 3, 2017 “It’s a ...

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Anthony Joshua lose rematch bid as Klitschko retires

Anthony Joshua is set to face Kubrat Pulev in his next fight later this year after Wladimir Klitschko ruled out a rematch with the British-born Nigerian on Thursday,  The Express reports.   Joshua beat Klitschko to defend his IBF and win the WBA heavyweight titles, getting off the canvas to score a remarkable 11th-round knockout.   And the Ukrainian had ...

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World Footballer of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo charged to court over tax fraud

Cristian Ronaldo arrived in court on Monday morning to face charges of tax evasion filed by Spanish authorities. The Real Madrid star evaded dozens of journalists and cameramen by entering the court in Madrid through the backdoor, the BBC reports. Prosecutors allege he avoided paying millions in taxes since 2010, a charge the World Footballer of the Year denies. Ronaldo ...

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Alleged Land Scam: Former England football star, John Fashanu remanded in Abuja prison

Former England football star, John Fashanu was last week locked up in an Abuja prison over involvement in a land related scam.   The former Wimbledon player and television personality was arrested and held for two days because he was involved in a scam to sell land that wasn’t for sale, The Sun UK reported.   Fashanu was released on ...

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Domestic League: Why top European clubs reject Nigerian players – Ex-Super Eagles midfielder Fuludu

Former Super Eagles midfielder Edema Fuludu has blamed the poor state of the domestic league for   Nigerian players’ inability to secure contracts with top European clubs. Nigeria forward Kelechi Iheanacho While Guinea midfielder Naby Keita (Leipzig), Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City) and Gabon forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are attracting megabucks deal, Nigerian players are only good enough for the football ...

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Senegal: 8 killed, 49 injured in stadium stampede

At least eight people have died in a stampede at a football stadium in Senegal. Fighting erupted between rival fans at the end of Saturday’s League Cup Final between Stade de Mbour and Union Sportive Ouakam at Demba Diop stadium in Dakar. With the score 1-1 after 90 minutes, Stade de Mbour scored in the first period of extra time ...

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See who visited Super Eagles goal keeper battling Leukemia in UK Hospital

The Super Eagles goal keeper, Carl Ikeme is battling Leukemia. He’s having his chemotheraphy sessions in a hospital in London and today got a visit from NFF president Amaju Pinnick and Super Eagles coach Gemot Rohr. Share

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Venus Williams accused by police for killing 78 year-old man in fatal car crash

US tennis star Venus Williams has been involved in a car crash that led to the death of a 78-year-old man. A spokesman for Palm Beach Gardens police in Florida confirmed to the BBC they were investigating a fatal crash involving the Grand Slam champion. A man was taken to hospital after the accident on 9 June and died two ...

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Serena Williams displays her pregnancy undressed in latest photo shoot [Must See!]

Pregnant Serena Williams has posed naked on the cover of August’s Vanity Fair magazine. The tennis star found out she was expecting her first child with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian just before the Australian Open in January. She told the magazine that she hadn’t suspected anything until she was sick at the side of the court while practising. But her ...

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