Category: Sport

Mohamed Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year 2018

Mohamed Salah of Liverpool. (Photo by Alex Livesey – Danehouse/Getty Images) Egyptian and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has, for the second time in a row, been named the BBC African Footballer of the year. Salah finished ahead of Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane and other contenders like Medhi Benatia, Kalidou Koulibaly, and Thomas Partey to win the prize. Salah has had a phenomenal year, […]

Luka Modric wins 2018 Ballon d’Or Award, ends Messi & Ronaldo’s 10-year Rule

PARIS, FRANCE – DECEMBER 03: Winner Luka Modric of Croatia and Real Madrid attends the Ballon D’Or ceremony at Le Grand Palais on December 3, 2018, in Paris, France. (Photo by Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images) Breaking the 10-year rule of the Ballon d’Or prize by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, Real Madrid’s Luka Modric has won the 2018 prize. The […]

BBC African Footballer of the Year is Back for 2018!

The BBC has announced the schedule for this year’s BBC African Footballer of the Year Award. On Saturday, November 16th, football fans across the globe will be able to vote for their favourite African footballer of the year, as the show launches from Lagos. Last year, it was the incomparable Mohammed Salah who took home the trophy. His predecessors […]

The Champion! Serena Williams is GQ Magazine’s 2018 Woman of the Year

GQ magazine has released four new covers featuring their 2018 Men of the Year with the fourth cover featuring Tennis champion Serena Williams as the Woman of the Year. The other covers honor Jonah Hill (director of the year), Henry Golding (star of the year) and Michael B. Jordan (leader of the year). While Serena’s interview highlights have not been released yet, the […]

Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare inducted into the African Athletics Confederation Hall of Fame

Blessing Okagbare. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images) 29-year-old Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor has been inducted into the African Athletics Confederation (CAA) Hall of Fame. The African record holder for the 200m race was inducted alongside 14 others during the African Senior Athletics Championship at the Stephen Keshi stadium in Asaba, Delta State, The Cable reports. Also inducted were the rest of the relay […]

Mbappe, Ronaldo, Messi make Shortlist of Best FIFA Men’s Player of the Year

19-year-old French footballer Kylian Mbappe is having a phenomenal 2018. First, he won the best young player award at the 2018 World Cup, and now he’s made the 10-man shortlist of the Best FIFA Men’s Player of the Year. Also on the list is the World Cup Golden Ball winner Luka Modric of Croatia, who helped his country reach the […]

THOMPSON GAVI Signs Deal With FC Stumbras In Lithuanian Football League A

The youngest team in the Lithuanian Football League A, Stumbras, still does not use the summer jump window – the club was complemented by 18-year-old safety from Nigeria, Gavi Thompson. This footballer came to Lithuania at the age of 16, and then left Stumbras coaches a great impression. The player soon returned to his homeland, […]

Nigeria 2 – 0 Iceland #SuperEagles

Musa gets Nigeria firing at the World Cup 🇳🇬 pic.twitter.com/sZYnsr8aMW — B/R Football (@brfootball) June 22, 2018 Nigeria Reggae Festival Support Super Eagles 2- 0 Second Half ends, Nigeria 2, Iceland 0. 90’+7′attempt blockedAttempt blocked. Alex Iwobi (Nigeria) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Odion Ighalo. 90’+5′end delay […]