Juventus virtually secured their 29th Serie A title on Sunday with a 1-0 win over AC Milan who saw their own bid for Champions League football next season suffer a blow. A second-half Arturo Vidal penalty settled what was a less-than-inspiring performance from both sides and left the champions requiring just four points from their remaining five games to defend the Scudetto. Juve, however, could wrap up the title next week if they beat Torino at home and Napoli lose away to bottom side Pescara.
Kelechi Iheanacho, Golden Eaglets’ match ball winner following a hat trick in the 7-0 win over Congo Brazzaville on Saturday, has dedicated all his four goals at the CAF Under-17 to his late mother. Kelechi described his mother, Mrs.
Nigeria have qualified for the semi-final of the African Junior Championship currently taking place in Morocco after they beat Congo 7-0 in the final group game played on Saturday. Kelechi Iheanacho’s hat-trick and Isaac Success’ brace sealed victory for the Golden Eaglets against a less experienced Congolese side
A determined Arsenal returned to third place in the Premier League table with a 1-0 win at 10-man Fulham on Saturday, while Reading and Queens Park Rangers slipped ever closer to relegation. Arsenal, who started with England midfielder Jack Wilshere on the bench, were given a huge advantage in the 12th minute at Craven Cottage when Steve Sidwell was shown a straight red card for catching Mikel Arteta on the ankle with his studs.
The young Frenchman has taken the time to thank his Portuguese boss for believing in him and aiding his development while looking ahead to his side's clash with Borussia Dortmund
The national U-17 team, Golden Eaglets have offered their unreserved apologies to Nigerians following their shock 0-1 loss to Cote d’Ivoire in their second game at the ongoing 2013 Morocco CAF Under-17 Championship. The self-acclaimed ‘New Nigeria Golden Eaglets’ who opened their account at the tournament with a 6-1 victory over Black Starlets of Ghana on Monday, failed to match their high standard as they fell to the Ivorian team yesterday. Speaking with the players at their Ryad Mogador Hotel in Marrakech on Thursday, Nigeria Football Federation President, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, advised the team to live up to their pre-tournament’s high rating by winning their next game against Congo on Saturday and secure
The interim manager says that the Spanish attacking midfielder reminds him of the old Stamford Bridge hero and hails him as a candidate to be crowned Player of the Year
Welsh club Cardiff City were promoted to the English top flight for the first time in the Premier League era after drawing 0-0 at home to Charlton Athletic in the Championship on Tuesday. The result guaranteed their return to the elite after a 51-year absence and prompted delirious fans to spill onto the pitch in celebration at the Cardiff City Stadium.
The Atletico Mineiro attacker has been named in the Selecao selection alongside the likes of Neymar and Leandro Damiao, with all European-based players having been omitted
It was goal rain as Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets defeated the Black Starlets of Ghana in a one sided game that ended 6-1 in their first group match of the African U-17 Junior Championship in Morocco Sunday night. Isaac Success scored four goals to see the Golden Eaglets claimed the maximum points at stake.
The former coach of the Pharaohs of Egypt, Hassan Shehata has been appointed technical advisor for the German club 1860 Munich.