Zimbabwe: Man loses 22-year-old wife to football ‘bet’

  A Zimbabwean man lost his wife after wagering her in a football bet. Charles Jambaya, 26, had pledged his 22-year-old wife Caroline Shumba to another man over the UEFA Champions League final between Real Madrid and Juventus. Jambaya made a verbal agreement with 30-year-old Eugene Gumbo that if Juventus lose the encounter he would […]

Zambia U20 World Cup: African Champions, Zambia stuns Germany in thriller

Emmanuel Banda of Zambia celebrates scoring African champions, Zambia left it late to see off Germany 4-3 in a pulsating second round encounter at the on-going U-20 world cup in South Korea. Both sides failed to find their groove in the opening period during a disjointed first half, but there was one moment of sublime […]

Photos: Ahmed Musa remarries after divorcing wife

By Emmanuel Okogba Super Eagles striker Ahmed Musa has married the lady who allegedly brought to end his first marriage. Musa who returned to Abuja on Tuesday for the wedding is set to start a new life with his new bride identified as Juliet. His divorced wife, Jamila is reportedly back in Kano state with […]

Iheanacho dismisses City exit talks

Iheanacho dismisses City exit talks     Kelechi Iheanacho is ignoring the speculation over his future and intends to start next season as a Manchester City player. Speculation has increased over the striker’s future after he slipped down the pecking order at City following the arrival of Gabriel Jesus in January. Premier League sides West […]

2018 FIFA World Cup: Okocha wants Eagles in Russia

2018 FIFA World Cup: Okocha wants Eagles in Russia — 17th May 2017 •Rues Confederation Cup absence By Monica Iheakam Ex- international Austin Jay Jay Okocha is dreaming of seeing Super Eagles play at the Russsia 2018 FIFA World Cup, even as he rued Nigeria’s absence at this year’s  Confederation Cup billed to kick off […]

Amodu’s teenage son dies in Lagos

Amodu’s teenage son dies in Lagos — 17th May 2017 By Joe Apu Less than a year former Super Eagles coach, Shuaib Amodu passed on, his 12 year old son, Suleiman Amodu has died. The Late Suleiman, said to be a student of the Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Abeokuta was said to have died on […]

Reptiles take over Adamasingba Stadium swimming pool

Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan About 30 years after the Lekan Salami Sports Stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan, was opened, the swimming pool section of the stadium has yet to be completed. Our correspondent, who visited the stadium on Monday, observed that thick bushes have taken over the swimming pool, with athletes who use the stadium saying they often […]

AFCON 2019 qualifier: Bafana Bafana coach warns Eagles

AFCON 2019 qualifier: Bafana Bafana coach warns Eagles — 16th May 2017 By Monica Iheakam New Bafana Bafana  manager, Stuart Baxter, moments after he was unveiled  to the press yesterday,  sounded a note of warning to Super Eagles. Baxter, said  he intends to make a winning start on his second return as South Africa coach, […]

CAF And The New Dawn – By Arnold A. Alalibo

  By Arnold A. Alalibo  / NNP / May 10, 2017 – The Confederation of African Football (CAF) witnessed a new dawn with the emergence of Madagascar Football Association boss, Ahmad Ahmad, as president of the soccer body. The election exited Issa Hayatou, a Camerounian, who had been in the saddle for about 29 years. […]

Fifa ratifies nine African World Cup places

Yaya Toure has played in every match that Ivory Coast have played at their three World Cup final appearances The Fifa Council has ratified the decision to give Africa nine automatic places when the World Cup expands to 48 teams in 2026. The move was confirmed on Tuesday in Bahrain – the continent currently has […]




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