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Kaka explains why Arsenal might not sign Benzema

(FromL) Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo, Brazilian midfielder Kaka, Brazilian defender Marcelo, German midfielder Mesut Ozil, French forward Karim Benzema and Portuguese defender Pepe take part in a training session in Madrid on April 12, 2011, on the eve of the Champions League quarter-final second leg football match against Tottenham Hotspur. AFP PHOTO / DOMINIQUE FAGET (Photo credit should read DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

(FromL) Real Madrid’s Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo, Brazilian midfielder Kaka, Brazilian defender Marcelo, German midfielder Mesut Ozil, French forward Karim Benzema and Portuguese defender Pepe take part in a training session in Madrid on April 12, 2011, on the eve of the Champions League quarter-final second leg football match against ...

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Di Maria joins PSG


Paris St-Germain have completed the signing of Manchester United midfielder Angel Di Maria for a fee of £44.3m. The Argentina international leaves United just a year after they paid Real Madrid a British record £59.7m for him. Di Maria, 27, has signed a four-year deal with the French champions after ...

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Murray Suffers Surprise Defeat In Washington


British world number three Andy Murray suffered a surprise second-round defeat to unseeded Russian Teymuraz Gabashvili in the Washington Open. Murray, 28, had chosen to play an extra tournament in the run-up to this year’s US Open, which starts in New York on 31 August. But after a bye to ...

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Woods Targeting Better Finish In PGA Champs


Tiger Woods accepts that next week’s US PGA Championship in Wisconsin could signal the end of his season. The former world No 1 is languishing in 189th position in the FedEx Cup standings after a tied-18th finish at the Quicken Loans National, needing to rise 60 spots to qualify for ...

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Benteke completes Liverpool switch


Liverpool have confirmed the arrival of Christian Benteke from Aston Villa on a long-term contract. The 24-year-old passed a medical in London on Wednesday afternoon before agreeing personal terms with the Merseyside club. Benteke joins the Reds on the back of a campaign that saw him score 16 goals in ...

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IZILEIN: Oliseh lacks experience to manage Eagles


Godwin Izilein has expressed his surprise that the Nigeria Football Federation decided to appoint Sunday Oliseh as the new manager of Super Eagles. Tunisia ’94 Africa Cup of Nations winner Oliseh last week penned a N5m-a-month deal with the NFF to manage the Eagles for three years, following the sacking ...

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Powell proves form ahead of worlds

Asafa Powell

Jamaica’s Asafa Powell continued his build-up to the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China next month with his 88th sub-10 seconds clocking in the 100m, winning in 9.87 seconds (0.0m/s) at the Galà dei Castelli Bellinzona in Switzerland on Tuesday. Powell got off to a slow start on the six-lane ...

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Mourinho: I consulted Terry, Cahill on Falcao


Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho consulted with central defensive duo John Terry and Gary Cahill before bringing Radamel Falcao in on loan. According to Soccerway, eyebrows were raised in some quarters when Mourinho opted to sign Falcao on loan, after the Colombian endured a difficult temporary spell at Manchester United last ...

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FG approves fund for All Africa Games


The Federal Government has approved fund for the All Africa Games holding from September 4 to 19 in Brazzaville, Congo, the Director-General of the National Sports Commission, Alhassan Yakmut, has said. The Nigeria Olympics Committee has tentatively listed 21 sports for Team Nigeria ahead of the continental events, but a ...

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Rooney set for Everton return


Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney will once again pull on an Everton shirt after agreeing to play in Duncan Ferguson’s testimonial next month. Everton fan Rooney came through the youth ranks at Goodison Park and played alongside fellow striker Ferguson after breaking into the first-team as a 16-year-old, according to ...

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REPORT: Oliseh eyes Jordon Ibe


New Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh is planning to meet with Jordon Ibe to persuade the Liverpool’s rising star to commit his international future to Nigeria, reports. Ibe, who was born in London to Nigerian parents, has represented England at the U-18 and U-19 levels. However, the teenager is still ...

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Messi To Flag Off Afcon 2017 Countdown


Argentina and Barcelona winger, Lionel Messi will flag off the official countdown to the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Gabon. President of the host nation, Ali Bongo Odinmba, will, in company of the four-time Fifa Ballon d’Or winner, perform the foundation-laying ceremony at the proposed 20,000-capacity Port-Gentil stadium ...

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Spurs Table £8m Bid for Chelsea’s Victor Moses


Tottenham Hotspur have stepped up their interest in Chelsea FC forward, Victor Moses, as they prepare to lose Andros Townsend this summer. The White Hart Lane club have tabled an £8m offer for the former Crystal Palace winger, according to several reports in UK tabloids. Negotiations between both London clubs ...

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Oliseh Wants More Changes to Eagles Back-Room Personnel


Sunday Oliseh has demanded for further reshuffling of his back-room staff, according to a top official. The new Super Eagles coach is determined to inject freshness into the management of his inherited team and has moved for extra changes to his back-room staff. Keshi, you could recall, earlier favoured the ...

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Oliseh Gets N15m Advance, Says ‘I’m No Messiah’


Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) said it has concluded plan to pay the new Super Eagles head coach, Sunday Ogorchukwu Oliseh three months salaries in advance. NFF President Amaju Pinnick disclosed yesterday during the official unveiling of the former Juventus midfield maestro as Coach Stephen Keshi’s successor at the media center ...

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Mayweather ‘Bad For Boxing’ – Khan


Floyd Mayweather Jr is “bad for boxing” according to Amir Khan, who remains hopeful of facing the unbeaten welterweight champion. The boxing world is still waiting for ‘Money’ (48-0-KO26) to confirm his opponent for September 12 but despite reports suggesting it will be Andre Berto, Khan is not giving up ...

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LMC names goal scorer award after Rashidi Yekini


he League Management Company (LMC), has confirmed that the yet-to-be-unveiled highest goal scorer award for the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), will be named after Rashidi Yekini. LMC chairman, Mallam Shehu Dikko, explained that the decision was arrived at, in order to immortalise the late Super Eagles striker, who scored ...

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Arsenal start pre-season with 4-0 win over Singapore XI


Chuba Akpom scored a hat-trick, as Arsenal began pre-season preparations with a comprehensive 4-0 thrashing of a selected Singapore side. Manager, Arsene Wenger left out nine of his regular starters, but names like Jack Wilshere, Per Mertesacker, Mathieu Debuchy, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Francis Coquelin started the match. But it was ...

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Sunday Oliseh To Emerge As Nigeria’s New Coach

Sunday Oliseh

The 40-year-old former midfielder, Sunday Oliseh, who captained Nigeria and won 63 caps, is set to be appointed in the coming days.The NFF have acted quickly to fill the vacancy following the sacking of Stephen Keshi on Saturday. Oliseh was part of the Nigeria squad that won the Africa Cup ...

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