Sunday Oliseh Leads Fortuna Sittard To First Title In 23 Years

Sunday Oliseh Leads Fortuna Sittard To First Title In 23 Years

After years in oblivion, the former Super Eagles handler led the Fortuna Sittard Stadion outfit to their first silverware in 23 years. Sunday Oliseh guided Fortuna Sittard to a comfortable 2-1 win over Ajax Jong in Friday’s Dutch second division encounter. Djibril Dianessy’s first-half brace was enough to guide Fortuna to their seventh successive league win as Darren Sidoel’s 73rd-minute goal stood as consolation for the visitors. The victory crowned Fortuna Sittard as winners of ‎the second period in the Eerste Divisie – their first silverware since 1995 after finishing…

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I’m committed to Man United, just very lazy – Mourinho explains hotel living

I’m committed to Man United, just very lazy – Mourinho explains hotel living

Do not worry Manchester United fans, laziness is the reason for Jose Mourinho’s hotel living as the manager reaffirmed his commitment to the Premier League giants. Mourinho has called the Lowry Hotel in Manchester home since replacing Louis van Gaal in 2016, while his wife still lives in London. The 54-year-old’s decision not to buy a house has come into question amid reported doubts over his future at Old Trafford, which Mourinho dismissed on Thursday. Explaining the reason for living in a hotel, Mourinho said: “I am very lazy and…

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Mohammed Salah Is 2017 CAF Footballer Of The Year

Mohammed Salah Is 2017 CAF Footballer Of The Year

Mohammed Salah of Egypt and Nigeria’s Azeezat Oshoala have emerged as the winners of African Player of the year award for Men and Women respectively. Both players were announced as the winners in the top categories at Thursday’s ceremony at the Accra International Conference Centre. Salah, 25, has been in top form for both his club and country in the period under review. The Egyptian star at the moment has 17 goals from 21 appearances for his Premier League club, Liverpool, this term. He also played a pivotal role to…

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‘It’s sad, but here you never know’ – Zidane unsure of his Real Madrid future

‘It’s sad, but here you never know’ – Zidane unsure of his Real Madrid future

Zinedine Zidane is unsure of what his future holds at Real Madrid, acknowledging that “you never know” what can happen at the Santiago Bernabeu. The Madrid club have a reputation for discarding coaches without much thought, with Jose Mourinho and Carlo Ancelotti among those to be shown the door in the last five years despite enjoying relative success. And as it stands, Madrid are some way off challenging for the league title this season, as they trail rivals Barcelona by 14 points – though they have a game in hand…

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Bellerin Strike Earns Arsenal Draw Against Chelsea

Bellerin Strike Earns Arsenal Draw Against Chelsea

Hector Bellerin’s stunning injury-time strike earned Arsenal a point against Chelsea in one of the most entertaining matches of the Premier League season so far. The two sides shared an incredible 33 chances, with the heroic keeping of Gunners’ Petr Cech and Blues’ Thibaut Courtois ensuring only four goals were conceded. Courtois had made exceptional stops to deny Alexis Sanchez and Alexandre Lacazette before he was finally beaten when Jack Wilshere fired high past him in the 63rd minute. The lead only lasted four minutes, Eden Hazard converting from the…

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Mourinho Hits Back At Scholes for Pogba Criticism

Mourinho Hits Back At Scholes for Pogba Criticism

Jose Mourinho has slammed Manchester United legend Paul Scholes for his criticism of Paul Pogba and the Red Devils. Having joined the ranks of former professionals in the punditry game, ex-England international Scholes has refused to let his strong ties to Old Trafford cloud his judgement. Mourinho believes the comments have crossed the line, particularly when it comes to £89 million midfielder Pogba, and he would prefer to see fan favourites being more constructive in their assessment of his methods and those at his disposal. The Portuguese told reporters after…

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Ogun PDP Stalwart, Mustapha Adekunle Sponsors Table Tennis Competition

Ogun PDP Stalwart, Mustapha Adekunle Sponsors Table Tennis Competition

It was excitement galore during the yuletide period when sports enthusiasts converged on Sekoni area of Sango in Ado-Odo/Ota local government area of Ogun State to witness a table tennis competition among youths of the area. The very successful and well organized event which was put together by three times national Table Tennis Champion, Shola Oyetayo popularly known as ‘Suger’ saw dozens of youth battle for prizes of the Ping-Pong competition. Tagged Banana Table Tennis Competition, spectators were thrilled by several display of uncommon skills and dexterity by competitors before the…

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Burnley Snatch Draw At Old Trafford

Burnley Snatch Draw At Old Trafford

Jesse Lingard’s stoppage-time strike denied Burnley a famous win at Old Trafford but he could not stop Manchester United’s fading title hopes from suffering another blow. Ashley Barnes fired the Clarets ahead after three minutes when Johann Berg Gudmundsson’s free-kick was not cleared, and Steven Defour made it 2-0 with a superb 30-yard free-kick into the top corner. Lingard came off the bench for the second half and quickly reduced the deficit with a clever back-heel finish from an Ashley Young cross. United had 75% of possession after the break…

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Conte Claims Lack Of Luck In Title Defence

Conte Claims Lack Of Luck In Title Defence

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte pointed to a lack of luck for his side being 13 points adrift of league leaders Manchester City after a comfortable home win over Brighton. Conte’s side recorded a sixth-straight home win after an improved second-half display against the Seagulls, with Alvaro Morata and Marcos Alonso netting the key goals. But the Premier League champions remain third as City prepare to face Newcastle on Wednesday. “This season is different to last season,” said Conte after the match on Boxing Day. “Last season a lot of times…

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Harry Kane Breaks Record As Spurs Thrash Saints

Harry Kane Breaks Record As Spurs Thrash Saints

Harry Kane grabbed another hat-trick and broke the record for the most Premier League goals scored in a calendar year as Tottenham thrashed Southampton at Wembley. The Spurs and England striker headed home his 37th league goal of 2017 on 22 minutes to surpass Alan Shearer’s landmark, which was set during his time at Blackburn in 1995. Kane then added two more either side of half-time to bring his total for the year – for both club and country – to 56, two more than Barcelona and Argentina striker Lionel…

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