Saturday, July 20, 2019

Nigerians in shock as Odion Ighalo confirms his retirement from international football with Nigeria

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo has confirmed his retirement from international football with Nigeria after winning the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Golden Boot last night, Newzandar reports. The former Watford attacker...

AFCON 2019: Odion Ighalo wins 2019 AFCON Golden Boot, See list of scorers

Super Eagles of Nigeria striker, Odion Ighalo has won the Africa Cup of Nations Golden Boot award after finishing top of the goal-scorer standings. The Shanghai Shenhua striker finished the tournament with...

AFCON 2019: Algeria defeat Senegal to lift trophy

Algeria are the new champions of Africa. The Desert Foxes defeated Senegal 1-0 in the Africa Cup of Nations final on Friday, to lift the trophy, Newzandar reports.

Real reason NFF cannot sack Rohr revealed

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will not be able to sack Gernot Rohr easily, because of what it would cost them. Findings by Newzandar showed that Rohr, who has...

Nigeria vs Tunisia: Fans react as Super Eagles finish in third-place at AFCON 2019

Nigerians have reacted as Super Eagles defeated Tunisia 1-0 on Wednesday, to win bronze in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations third-place playoff. The Super Eagles missed the chance...

AFCON 2019: Pinnick ‘snubs’ Rohr during bronze medal presentation [VIDEO]

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, appeared to ignore head coach of the national team, Gernot Rohr, during the presentation of bronze medals, Newzandar reports. The...

BREAKING: De Ligt arrives in Turin to complete Juventus move [VIDEO]

Ajax captain, Matthijs de Ligt, is set to finalise his switch to Juventus. The 19-year-old arrived in Turin on Tuesday night, ahead of his £67.5m move to the Italian...

Nigeria vs Tunisia: Rohr to drop Akpeyi, Mikel Obi ruled out

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has reportedly made up his mind about the goalkeeper that will start their Africa Cup of Nations third-place playoff against Tunisia today.

AFCON 2019: Another head coach sacked after country’s elimination from tournament

Clarence Seedorf has been sacked as head coach of Cameroon, the country’s Football Federation has confirmed, according to Insideworldfootball. This decision was reached on Tuesday, after Cameroon’s Sports Minister,...

AFCON 2019: Coach sacked after elimination from tournament

Paul Put has been sacked as head coach of Guinea, the country’s Football Federation has confirmed. The decision was reached on Monday, after a meeting with the Ministry of...

Transfer: Maguire finally leaves Leicester to undergo medicals at new club

Leicester City’s Harry Maguire has finally left the club’s training camp in France to undergo Manchester United medical in the next 48 hours. This claim was made by respected...

Transfer: James Rodriguez’s new club finally confirmed

Real Madrid attacking midfielder, James Rodriquez is set to join La Liga rivals, Atletico Madrid, this week, Newzandar reports. According to Esto Es Atleti, the Los Blancos have agreed...

Nigeria vs Algeria: Nigerian man destroys his TV after Nigeria lost to Algeria

A Nigerian man destroyed his TV set last night after Nigeria crashed out of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The Super Eagles were defeated by Algeria's Desert Foxes 2-1 at the semi-final...

Nigeria vs Algeria: Rohr reveals mistake Super Eagles made, singles out one player

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has admitted his players were relaxed at the end of the game, when they wanted to force Algeria into extra time in their Africa...

Nigeria vs Algeria: Odemwingie reveals player responsible for Super Eagles’ defeat

Former Super Eagles forward, Peter Osaze Odemwingie, has pointed out Algeria’s Riyad Mahrez, as the man that caused Nigeria’s defeat in their semi-final clash on Sunday. Odemwingie described the...

Nigeria vs Algeria: Joseph Yobo reveals why Super Eagles lost 2-1 to Desert Foxes

Former Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo, has blamed Gernot Rohr’s men following their 2-1 defeat to Algeria at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, semi-final on Sunday. Algeria...

Transfer: Man United finally ‘agree world-record deal’ for EPL top player

Manchester United have finally agreed on a world record £80million transfer deal with Leicester City for their top defender, Harry Maguire. According to The Sun, Maguire is set for...

Real Madrid finally reveal why Zinedine Zidane left pre-season camp

Real Madrid have confirmed that Manager Zinedine Zidane’s brother, Farid, has died at the age of 54. Zidane left the club’s training camp in Montreal on Friday due to...

Nigeria vs Algeria: Rohr reveals favourites to win AFCON 2019

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has admitted that all four teams left in the Africa Cup of Nations, are favourites to win the trophy. Nigeria take...

Transfer: How Chelsea helped Arsenal buy Aubameyang

Former Arsenal transfer negotiator, Dick Law has revealed that they could not have managed to land Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang without the help of Chelsea. The Gabonese striker moved to North...

2019 AFCON: Arsenal star speaks on favourite team to win trophy in Egypt

Arsenal forward, Alex Iwobi, has said that the four teams in the semi-final of the 2019 African Cup of Nations are all favourites to win the trophy. Nigeria will...

BREAKING: Former South Africa World Cup winner is dead

Former South Africa World Cup-winning winger, James Small is dead, Newzandar reports. He died on Wednesday at the age of 50 after suffering a heart attack.

AFCON 2019: Rohr under fire for including Mikel Obi in Super Eagles’ squad

Former Mali captain, Yacouba Sylla, has faulted Gernot Rohr’s decision to include John Obi Mikel in the Super Eagles squad, to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Transfer: Arsenal sign defender from Chelsea

Arsenal have confirmed the signing of teenage defender Jason Sraha from Premier League rivals. Sraha was among the 12 first-year scholars unveiled by the Gunners on Monday.

Nigeria vs South Africa: Rohr to make changes in defence against Bafana Bafana

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, is likely to ring few changes in the defence for their Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final tie against South Africa on Wednesday.

Copa America 2019: Messi under attack over ‘corruption’ comment

Brazil defender, Marquinhos, has hit back at Argentine captain, Lionel Messi, after he accused the South American football governing body, CONMEBOL, of corruption. Newzandar recalls that Messi had accused CONMEBOL...

Jay Jay Okocha, ex-NBC boss, others get Gov. Ugwuanyi’s appointment

Former Super Eagles Captain, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha and former Director-General of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Mr. Emeka Mbah are among professionals, technocrats and experts, inaugurated on Monday by Governor Ifeanyi...

AFCON 2019: Secrets of how Super Eagles defeated Cameroon 3-2 revealed

Three Super Eagles’ players, William Troost-Ekong, Oghenekaro Etebo and Daniel Akpeyi, have hinted on how the team made a historic comeback to defeat the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon 3-2 on Saturday, Newzandar...

Nigeria vs South Africa: Rohr gets major boost as Mikel Obi returns to training

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has been handed a selection boost ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final against South Africa, as captain John Obi Mikel resumed training...

Transfer: 19-year-old Ajax defender joins PSG

Ninteen-year-old Ajax defender, Mitchel Bakker has signed for French Ligue 1 giants, Paris Saint Germain, according to Goal.Bakker joined PSG on a free transfer and signed a four-year contract at the Parc...

Lampard speaks on dealing with player power at Chelsea

New Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has said he wants ‘player power’ at the club during his spell in charge. In the past, the Stamford Bridge dressing room, was notorious...

Nigeria vs Cameroon: Super Eagles defeat defending champions, qualify for quarter-final

Nigeria are through to the quarter-final of the Africa Cup of Nations, after they defeated Cameroon 3-2 on Saturday. Odion Ighalo opened scoring in the 19th minute, after his...

AFCON2019: Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi out of AFCON due to injury

Nigeria captain, John Obi Mikel would miss the remainder of the country’s campaign at the on-going 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Mikel strained his knee in the Super Eagles’...

Transfer: Pepe ready to snub Man Utd for Liverpool

Lille president, Gerard Lopez, has confirmed that Liverpool have held discussions to sign Nicolas Pepe this summer. The 24-year-old had an impressive 2018/2019 campaign, scoring 23 goals in all...

Obi Mikel reveals who caused Nigeria’s shock 2-0 loss to Madagascar

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel has blamed himself and his teammates for the team’s not-too-good performance at the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt so far. The...

Transfer: Mikel Obi’s new club revealed

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, has joined Turkish Super Lig club Trabzonspor. Mikel Obi has been without a club, since he left Championship club Middlesbrough at the end...

BREAKING: Manchester United complete £50m signing of Aaron Wan and he’ll earn £80,000 a...

Manchester United have finally completed the signing of Aaron Wan-Bissaka after splashing  £50million to get the defender from Crystal Palace. The 21-year-old England star signed a five-year deal worth £80,000-a-week that will keep...

AFCON 2019: Coaches reveal what Super Eagles are lacking

Former Golden Eaglets’ coach, Godwin Izilein, and Baldwin Bazuaye, Head coach of Bendel Insurance FC of Benin, have congratulated the Super Eagles for their qualification to the round of 16, in the...

Derby County insist Lampard’s move to Chelsea ‘not a done deal’

Derby County owner, Mel Morris has stated that Frank Lampard’s move to Chelsea “is not a done deal”. Morris is hoping that Lampard will remain in charge of the...

Transfer: Neymar gives PSG deadline to approve Barcelona move

Neymar Jr has issued Paris Saint-Germain an ultimatum in an attempt to force through a move to Barcelona, Mundo reports. The Brazilian forward has been desirous of moving back...

Transfer: Barcelona to land Man Utd defender if De Ligt deal fails

Barcelona will make a move for Manchester United defender, Victor Lindelof, should their attempts to sign Matthijs De Ligt fall through, Mundo Deportivo reports. Lindelof has grown into one...

Transfer: Man Utd decides on Lindelof leaving club for Barcelona

Manchester United have finally decided not to sell defender Victor Lindelof to Barcelona in this summer’s transfer window. According to Spanish newspaper, Mundo Deportivo, Man United’s hierarchy told the...

Update: Super Eagles call off their strike in Egypt over unpaid allowances

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have suspended their training strike over unpaid bonuses at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt following last-minute intervention by top football officials.   The team finally...

Transfer: David Silva confirms plan to leave Manchester City

Manchester City playmaker, David Silva, has confirmed that next season will be his last at the club. Silva is heading into his 10th season with the Premier League champions,...

Sir Alex Ferguson reveals Man Utd decision he regrets till now

Legendary Manchester United boss, Sir Alex Ferguson, has revealed a decision he took during his 27-year stint at the club, that he still has regrets over. Despite defeating Chelsea...

Nigeria vs Guinea: All you need to know, match details, TV schedule

Nigeria will be aiming to make it two wins from two matches, when they clash with Guinea in their second Group B fixture at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Rafa Benitez: Newcastle job ‘hottest’ in English football – Allardyce

Former Bolton Wanderers and Crystal Palace manager, Sam Allardyce, has insisted that Newcastle remained one of the biggest coaching jobs in English football despite Rafa Benitez’s decision to step down.

Nigeria vs Guinea: Rohr speaks on dropping Mikel for Iwobi, reveals formation

Gernot Rohr has hinted that Alex Iwobi could take over playmaking duties from John Obi Mikel. The change would also see Ahmed Musa deployed as a left winger.

NFF explains delay in paying Super Eagles their AFCON 2019 bonuses

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has explained why there was a delay in paying the Super Eagles players their bonuses. Ademola Olajire, the NFF’s spokesman, claimed it was because...

BREAKING: Super Eagles go on strike in Egypt over unpaid allowances

The Super Eagles are currently on strike in Egypt over unpaid allowances. According to BBC Sports Journalist, Sulaimon Folarin, the footballers who are in Egypt for AFCON2019, have refused to train today...