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Pique and Messi [Photo: Mirror,]

Seven things we saw last week | Nigerian clubs crash, Essien’s wife buys Italian club and Federer marches on

Pique was not invited to Messi’s wedding

Ahmad Ahmad [Photo: BBC]

What African football needs under Ahmad, Pinnick

There must be stronger local leagues, better trained coaches, and well remunerated players.


UEFA Champions league: After goals fest, quarter finals promises more of the same

Like Oliver Twist, what fans would be asking for would be more of the same as in the round of 16 – goals galore!


Four matches to watch | Guardiola needs a reaction as Rangers chase 3-0 win against Zamalek

There is also PSG against Lyon.

Ahmad Ahmad [Photo: BBC]

New CAF president, Ahmad, promises financial transparency

Ahmad promises transparency and accountability.

Barcelona celebrates after the match [Photo: ESPN]

Seven things we saw last week | Fasasi improved, Barca petitioned for winning

Former Japanese international Kazuyoshi Miura created a record that may not be broken for many eons.

Gernot Rohr

What is Rohr actually looking for in potential Eagles’ players?

Some players who merit call up appear to be sidelined.


Four matches to watch: Rangers need confidence against Zamalek as Mourinho plots Chelsea revenge

Rangers will be without one of their strongest defenders in Etim Matthew.

7 things we saw last week: Lobi make it 70 matches unbeaten

Curry zoomed into top 10 3-point shooters.


Powerful football board meets to consider giving referees urgently needed help

The board will consider items such as using fourth substitute and temporary dismissals.


Four matches to watch | Elephants dare Pillars in Kano as Reds and Gunners jostle for top 4

Barcelona and Celtic will also make an interesting watch.

Sikiru Olatunbosun [Photo credit:]

7 things in Sports last week: Olatunbosun scores superb goal as Federer signs another 3 years

Mourinho also helped Manchester United to the EFL Cup.

Lukman Haruna

INTERVIEW: Why I spend less despite my huge football earnings — Nigerian star, Lukman Haruna

Haruna speaks about his next move in football and his unknown talents.

Claudio Ranieri
Photo: SkySports

5 players Ranieri should have sold to survive at Leicester

Leicester won the English Premier League last season.


Four matches to watch this weekend: Will Mourinho win first title as United manager?

Inter Milan also host Roma at the San Siro.


The many trials of Citizen Iheanacho at Manchester City

Iheanacho has been developed into a proper No.9, but has not added pace or strength.


ANALYSIS: Moral issue of Nigeria inviting Ademola Lookman, others to Super Eagles

This NFF seems to be on the lookout for polished diamonds instead of digging for raw diamonds.

FC Ifeanyi Ubah
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Seven things we saw last week: Nigeria loses out on the continent,sports reports ‘eats’ his words

Usain Bolt, won an historic fourth Laureus Sportsman of the Year Award.

Arsene Wenger

The decision Arsenal, Wenger have to make

The owner Stan Kroenke is obviously happy with the business model employed at Arsenal.

Thomas Muller celebrates scoring the fifth goal for Bayern. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

Bayern 5-1 Arsenal: Same old, same old Wenger’s Arsenal

Arsenal lost to Bayern by a similar margin in 2015.

Di Maria celebrating goal

Paris 4-0 Barcelona: Five reasons for Valentine Day massacre

The French Champions outperformed their Spanish visitors.

Photo: SkySports

UCL Preview – PSG need some love against Barcelona on Valentine’s Day

Both are lagging behind in their respective championships but both have found form in 2017.