Posted on Fri 13 Sep 2019, 01:18 PM

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said Friday that big-money summer signing Eden Hazard has been passed fit and will make his long-awaited La Liga debut against Levante on Saturday.

“We all want to see Eden,” said Zidane. “There’s a lot of pressure on him, a lot of expectation. But he is ready and that is the most important thing.”

Hazard was expected to make his debut in Vigo in the opening round in mid-August after joining Madrid for an initial 100 million euros from Chelsea in June.

Posted on Tue 10 Sep 2019, 10:36 PM

Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Tuesday threw away a two-goal lead to play out a 2-2 draw with Ukraine in an international friendly match in Ukraine.

The Eagles were two goals up in the first half and surrendered the lead in the second half after poor defending, with Ukraine scoring two goals in less than two minutes.

Joe Aribo got his dream debut for the Super Eagles when he tapped in an Alex Iwobi cross to put Nigeria ahead in the 3rd minute.

Victor Osimen scored from the penalty spot to make it 2-0 for Nigeria.

Posted on Fri 6 Sep 2019, 09:06 AM

Former Super Eagles’ Chief Coach Samson Siasia has appealed the life ban slammed on him by world football governing body FIFA.

During a press briefing held at the Media Center of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium yesterday Siasia denied  involving himself in any illegal activity that are contrary to the ethics of the game.

He also confirm  that his lawyers filed an appeal to FIFA on August 27, 2019, while another appeal was sent to the Court of Arbitration for Sports on the 29th of August, 2019.


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