NFF announces Jose Peseiro as Super Eagles’ head coach

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), yesterday, announced Jose Peseiro as the senior national team head coach, six months after his initial appointment as Super Eagles’ manager in place of the sacked Gernot Rohr. Peseiro was first announced as Super Eagles head coach in December 2021, but the decision was reversed following the sports ministry intervention. The ministry reportedly did not agree with the NFF decision, as it did not follow standard recruitment procedures. The ministry directed the NFF to open the window for more coaches to be auditioned for the…

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Cristiano Ronaldo loses baby boy

Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United star and his partner have announced that their baby son has died. The sad news was revealed in a message from the couple that appeared on Manchester United and Portugal forward Ronaldo’s social media accounts yesterday. The couple said they are “devastated” and called losing their child the “greatest pain that any parents can feel”. “It is with deepest sadness we have to announce that our baby boy has passed away,” they wrote. “It is the greatest pain that any parents can feel. “Only the birth…

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CAF medical official died of cardiac arrest, not from injuries – CAF

Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) has clarified that medical official, Joseph Kabungo from Zambia, died from cardiac arrest and not from injuries sustained after Nigeria versus Ghana World Cup match. Angry Nigerian fans invaded the Moshood Abiola Stadium pitch at the end of the encounter, which ended 1-1 and effectively ended Nigeria’s hope of qualifying for the World Cup. They went for the players, who were shielded out of the stadium immediately after the game by security men. Failing to get their hands on their targets, the hooligans descended on…

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Nigeria vs Ghana: CAF doctor collapses, dies after football match

A Confederation of Africa Football’s doping doctor, Dr. Joseph Kabungo, has reportedly died after the Nigeria vs Ghana match yesterday at the Abuja stadium. Kabungo, a Zambian medical practitioner, was said to have died shortly after Ghana stopped Nigeria from qualifying for the 2022 World Cup on Tuesday. There are reports that Kabungo died as a result of the stampede that occurred at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja before the commencement of the match. However, another account blamed fans’ invasion of the pitch after the match for the…

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Angry fans destroy Abuja pitch, technical area over Super eagle’s inability to qualify for worldcup

Angry fans invaded the main bowl of the Moshood Abiola Stadium destroying everything in sight immediately after Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Ghana on Tuesday, which ended the Super Eagles dream of reaching a seventh World Cup appearance in Qatar in November. Ghana qualified for the World Cup thanks to the away goal rule after the first leg at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi ended goalless. Eagles coach Austin Eguavoen made four changes to the team that earned a goalless draw at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi Friday, with…

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Masturbating seven times a day secret to boxing success -Tyson Fury

Boxing champion, Tyson Fury, has claimed that masturbating ‘seven times a day’ is the secret to his boxing success. Speaking to the Pat McAfee Show on YouTube, the 33-year-old ‘Gypsy King’ boxing champion, said: ‘I put my success down to masturbation seven times a day. ‘Got to keep that blood pumping baby; the only thing I have been loading is testosterone from all the w***ing over the years. ‘Right hands and left hands depending on what I feel like.’ This is not the first time that Fury has admitted to…

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Blessing Okagbare banned 10yrs for doping, faces fresh four-year ban

Blessing Okagbare, Nigerian athlete, was at the weekend, banned for 10 years by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) of World Athletics for doping offences. She may be further punished by the body for more anti-doping rule violations (ADRVs) following revelations in the ongoing case between the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and Eric Lira. The latest indictment could also see a Nigerian male sprinter getting a four-year ban alongside Okagbare. On January 12, 2022, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York issued a press release concerning…

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Neymar loses $40,000 to hackers

Officials in Sao Paulo said a man they believe hacked into Neymar’s bank accounts and repeatedly stole small sums of money totaling more than 40,000 dollars, has been arrested. Police said the alleged hacker worked at an unnamed bank where the Paris St-Germain (PSG) and Brazil player and his business manager father had accounts. The 20-year-old was arrested on Wednesday “for defrauding bank clients”, a police statement said. Although the police did not name the player in the statement, the officer in charge of the case said it was Neymar.…

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Odegbami reacts to newspaper headline: “I am not a polygamist”

The owner of Eagle-7 Radio, Segun Odegbami has clarified some information about the interview granted to The Nation newspaper and published on February 5, 2022 which presents aspects of misinterpretation. The publication which was titled “I’ve no scandals, polygamy is part of Egbaman’s life” gives the impression that the former Nigerian footballer who is from Egba, Ogun State consents to polygamy as a common practice of his people, “This is completely misleading, and it depicts a negative impression of the true state of affairs in my life, ” he stated.…

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Senegal beat Egypt to win first AFCON title

The Teranga Lions of Senegal last night defied Egypt goalkeeper, Mohamed Abou Gamal’s heroics to beat The Pharaohs via a penalty shoot-out to win their first Africa Cup of Nations title. Pundits gave the Senegalese, led by Liverpool’s Sadio Mane, the title even before the match kicked off at the Olembe Stadium Yaoundé. But they had to contend with an Egypt team with a magical Gamal, also known as Gabasky. If the tie were to be decided by points, on the balance of play, Senegal would have not needed the…

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