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Tax Evasion: 21 months in prison for Lionel Messi

A Supreme Court in Spain on Wednesday upheld the decision last year of a Barcelona court that sentenced Barcelona forward and Argentine International, Lionel Messi, and his father, Jorge Horacio Messi, to prison. The footballer and his father who manages his finances were both convicted in 2016 for tax evasion.   Messi, a five-time world footballer of the year, and ...

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Super Eagles star Ahmed Musa weds new lover after divorcing his former wife Jamila

Super Eagles star, Ahmed Musa, has tied nuptial knots with his new lover, Juliet Adeh Ejue. The wedding ceremony took place in an Abuja Court on Tuesday and pictures from the ceremony have since gone viral. Musa’s teammates as well as the Nigeria Football Federation have sent out congratulatory messages to the Leicester City forward who allegedly divorced his former ...

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NBA star Enes Kanter’s passport cancelled after declaring support for Fethullah Gulen accused for inciting coup in Turkey

An NBA basketball player from Turkey, Enes Kanter, has been stopped at a Romanian airport, after Turkey cancelled his passport. Kanter, an Oklahoma City Thunder star, posted a video on Twitter saying this was due to his political views. He blamed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who he called “a bad, bad man”, and a “dictator”. Kanter, who turned 25 ...

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Die-hard fan of Victor Moses names baby after him as Chelsea won English Premier League [READ]

The Nigerian international, Victor Moses, and his Chelsea team on Friday emerged champions of the English Premier League. Batshuayi celebrates with Moses. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters [Photo Credit: The Guardian] Although they still have two games to play, Chelsea now has an unassailable 87 points. Moses was on for 86 minutes on Friday evening as he and his teammates defeated West ...

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Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal finally defeats Mourinho’s Manchester United in English Premier League

Arsenal Coach Arsene Wenger overlooked Nigeria’s Alex Iwobi for the crunch clash against Manchester United on Sunday. It turned out to be a justifiable decision as Arsenal secured a 2-0 win over their fierce rivals, Manchester United, and thus ended the unbeaten run of the Red Devils which had stretched to 25 games going into Sunday’s game. Granit Xhaka’s deflected ...

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I came to hurt Wladimir Klitschko says UK boxer Anthony Joshua born to Nigeria Parents [PHOTOS]

Anthony Joshua, a UK boxer born to Nigerian parents, has knocked out Wladimir Klitschko, his Ukrainian counterpart, in a heavyweight fight at Wembley. At the time of the stoppage, Joshua was up 96-93 and 95-93 on two cards, with Klitschko leading 95-93 on the other.   With this victory, Joshua has surpassed David Haye’s record of being world heavyweight champion ...

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[UPDATED] Man U FC condoles with Nigerian over electrocuted fans watching them play against Anderlecht [TWEETS]

Premier League club Manchester United has sent a condolence message to supporters of the club, their friends and families who were affected by the tragedy in Calabar, Nigeria, on Thursday, April 20. In a post on the team’s official Twitter handle, Manchester United expressed grief over the tragic accident. Over 30 people lost their lives at a football viewing centre ...

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Calabar: 30 football viewers killed by high tension wire during Manchester United’s game against Anderlecht

Over 30 people have lost their lives at a football viewing centre in Calabar, Cross River state capital, after high tension electricity cable broke from its mooring and fell on the roof of the building. According to Channels TV, the football fans were said to have assembled at the centre to watch a UEFA Europa League quarter-final match between Manchester ...

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Police arrest Super Eagles player Ahmed Musa for brutalizing wife [LOOK]

The Nigerian international, Ahmed Musa, was reportedly arrested and quizzed by British police in the early hours of Thursday on suspicion of battering his wife, Jamila. The news has shocked many fans who view the 24-year-old star as an easygoing person, who always wears a smile. A report the theSun.co.uk, said: “Nigerian international Ahmed Musa, a £16million forward with champions ...

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How mike Obi’s first goal inspired his Chinese club to first victory

The Super Eagles skipper led his side to their first victory in the Chinese topflight, while his compatriot Ideye fired blanks   John Obi Mikel scored in Tianjin Teda’s 2-0 victory over Chongqing Lifan in a Chinese Super League encounter on Sunday.   Mikel started the encounter alongside compatriot, Brown Ideye, who was making his second league appearance.   The ...

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