SPORTS: DON’T EXPECT ME TO SPEND LIKE ABRAMOVICH – CHELSEA NEW OWNER

Chelsea owner, Todd Boehly, has warned that clubs will no longer be able to sign players “at any price” due to the risks of sanctions from breaching UEFA’s financial fair…

Owning Chelsea honour of lifetime, says Abramovich

Roman Abramovich said Saturday owning Chelsea had been the “honour of a lifetime” after the Premier League club said the sale to a consortium led by Todd Boehly, the co-owner…

Liverpool vs Real Madrid: It’s revenge time, says Salah

We have a score to settle,” Mohamed Salah posted on social media moments after Real Madrid set up a re-match with Liverpool in Saturday’s Champions League final.   Salah’s first…

ASISAT OSHOALA BECOMES FIRST AFRICAN WOMAN TO WIN PICHICHI AWARD IN SPAIN

After scoring 20 goals in 19 league appearances, Asisat Oshoala has won the 2021/2022 Women’s Spanish Primera Division Pichichi Award for the league’s top scorer. ENIOLA OYEMOLADE takes a look…

UK APPROVES SALE OF CHELSEA FC TO US INVESTOR TODD BOEHLY

The sale of Chelsea FC to US investor Todd Boehly has been approved by the UK government, bringing a close to Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich’s near 20-year ownership of the…

Flying Eagles beat Cote D’Ivoire to qualify for 2023 U20 AFCON

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria have defeated Cote D’Ivoire 2-1 in the semi-final of the ongoing WAFU B U20 championship in Niamey.   The Ladan Bosso boys sailed through to…

FIFA GIVES NFF 45-DAYS ULTIMATUM TO PAY ROHR $378k OVER SACKING

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been ordered by FIFA to pay Gernot Rohr, former Super Eagles head coach, nearly $400,000 as compensation for sacking him before the end of…

NIGERIA, GHANA MATCH: FIFA FINES NIGERIA, BANS LOCAL FANS OVER PITCH INVASION AT NATIONAL STADIUM

FIFA fines Nigeria over stadium invasion   The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has imposed a sum of 150,000 Swiss, about NGN63,996,216.90 on Nigeria over a pitch invasion that…

BLACKBURN ROVERS BECOMES FIRST UK FOOTBALL CLUB TO HOST EID PRAYERS

Blackburn Rovers has become the first football club in the UK to host Eid prayers as 2,000 people celebrated on the pitch.   Men and women started arriving from 08:30…

SPAIN GIANT : REAL MADRID WINS ITS 35TH LA LIGA TROPHY

Real Madrid have clinched their 35th La Liga title with four games to spare after beating Espanyol 4-0 at Santiago Bernabeu.   Carlo Ancelotti’s side only needed a point against…