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Ikeja-All Stars win maiden Betway five-a-side league

  After 12 weeks of exciting football in the Betway five-a-side league, Ikeja All-Stars defeated G12 on penalties on Saturday at The Landmark Beach Front, Victoria Island, Lagos to win the N1 million star prize. Since the start of the Betway Five’s league, the competition has boosted the popularity of five-a-side football in Nigeria, as

Hazard Torn Between Chelsea And Madrid

Eden Hazard says he is torn between signing a new contract at Chelsea and a move to Real Madrid, Sky Sports reports. The Belgium international insists he is ready to discuss extending his deal with Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich, but says he still has the ambition to pursue his dream of playing for the Spanish giants. Hazard

Super Eagles Coach Yusuf Banned For Accepting Bribe

The Ethics Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) yesterday slammed a one-year ban from all football-related activities on Super Eagles’ Chief Coach, Salisu Yusuf after adjudging him guilty of corruption in the discharge of his duties. Yusuf was brought before the Ethics Committee by the NFF following revelations by an undercover reporter that he

EPL: Chelsea Midfielder To Leave Stamford Bridge

Chelsea midfielder, Danny Drinkwater, could return to his former club Leicester City in Janaury. The Sun UK reports that Drinkwater could return to the King Power Stadium, after failing to establish himself at Stamford Bridge. The 28-year-old cost Chelsea £35million when he joined from the Foxes last summer. However, new manager, Maurizio Sarri, is willing

The English Premier League Winners and Losers

Winners Richarlison If we can never quite get to the stage where transfer fees don’t matter, we should certainly be at the point where a difference of around £10m is rendered virtually meaningless. What matters is that managers have the players that they believe they need to ensure success without putting the club in financial

Where Are The Good Old Boys Of The 90’s?

By: Adebisi Akeem Where are these Boys and Girls of the 90’s? Where are the front runners? What has happened to them? What is happening? These are rhetorical questions that need answers. When I was growing up, I remembered how my school (Iganmode Grammar School) featured in different sporting activities despite the fact that my


By: Bisiolu Azeem The Journey to Russia 2018 started earlier in 2015 where teams were putting up plans, hiring Coaches and putting Technical Directors in place to ensure the success of their teams at the mundial. Many started early while some started late. Players were discovered and talents were uprooted and established players were protected

NIGERIA VS DR CONGO, HEAD 2 HEAD: Super Eagles Edge Simba In Past Encounters

Ahead of  Todays’s international friendly match between 2018 World Cup-bound Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo in Port Harcourt,‘s SAHEED OLAJIDE presents how both teams have fared against each other in their past meetings… NIGERIA 3-2 CONGO KINSHASA (friendly, Nov. 05, 1966) The first time ever Nigeria met Democratic Republic

Chelsea’s Step By Step Guide To Stopping Messi

 The former Blues defender has been part of the rich recent history between the two clubs and explains how they stopped the legendary striker   Lionel Messi may have 100 goals in UEFA club competitions, a joint-record five Ballons d’Or and 17 goals in 16 games against English teams, yet the Barcelona icon has never scored against

City Collapse, As Benittez Faces Klopp Acid

Amio Ebunoluwa VOASPORTS: Ahead of Game week Seven of the EPL. Amio Ebunoluwa reveals his analysis for the weekend’s games across the top divisions in Europe biggest leagues. Check out the games, analysis of the top leagues as it unfolds this weekend’s. ENGLAND Chelsea vs Man City Chelsea will be buoyed after the dramatic late win

Rio Ferdinand Challenged Anthony Joshua To Fight

Amio Ebunoluwa Former Manchester United  defender, Rio Ferdinand will attempt to become a professional boxer at the age of 38 after taking up the sport to stay fit in retirement from football and to channel his grief after the death of his wife. The former Manchester United and England defender has posted training videos to his

London Derby, Chelsea own Fans A Victory vs Arsenal

Amio Ebunoluwa VOASPORTS. To say Chelsea’s supporters are relishing the prospect of Sunday’s derby with Arsenal at Stamford Bridge is an understatement. Disregarding the preseason friendly in China which the Blues won 3-0, the past two meetings between the sides in London, both at Wembley, have ended in disappointment and frustration as the Gunners prevailed on

VOA Sport Bet This Week

VOA Sport Bet… Enjoy free weekend football prediction from our experts. 4973 SV Ried – WSG Wattens GG GG/NG 1.60 4975 Wacker Innsbruck – SC Wiener Neustadt Over(2.5) O/U 2.5 1.72 2168 Hull City – Bolton GG GG/NG 1.80 3097 Cologne – Hamburg GG & Over(2.5) GG/NG & O/U 2.5 2.33 6358 NAC Breda – Sparta Rotterdam Over(2.5) O/U 2.5

Roberto Carlos Sentenced To Jail

Former Real Madrid player Roberto Carlos has been sentenced to jail by a Brazilian judge after failing to pay child support. The ex-Brazilian international full back owes his ex-partner Babara Thurler 61,000 reais (around $20,000), according to documents lodged with itaperuna family court in Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, according to reports. Thurler has two children

Brazil Collaborates With Ogun On Sports Development

 To further promote sports and sporting activities  across the State, the Ogun State Government has revealed plans to collaborate with a Brazilian  Sports Outfit on an initiative tagged ‘’Brazil/Gateway Academy’’. Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Hon. Afolabi Afuape stated this while addressing newsmen in Abeokuta on the victory recorded by the Pupils of the African Church Primary School,


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