Category: Sport

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 […]

GQ ranks Super Eagles’ Jersey Best World Cup 2018 Kit

Is there anyone still wondering why the Super Eagles 2018 World Cup Kit sold out fast in the UK? British GQ has an answer. The magazine ranked all the kits of the national teams competing in the 2018 World Cup, worst to best. The Super Eagles’ kit sits atop the list, with the magazine describing it as […]

Super Falcons qualify for 2018 African Women’s Cup of Nations

Nigeria’s senior women’s football team, Super Falcons, have qualified for the 2018 African Women’s Cup of Nations. The reigning champions of the tournament defeated Gambia 6-0 to qualify for the 2018 competition which will be hosted in Ghana. The team’s Twitter handles shared the news, writing: FT: Nigeria 6-0 Gambia (7-0 agg) Reiging champions Super Falcons […]