Morocco To Bid To Host 2026 World Cup

Morocco To Bid To Host 2026 World Cup

CAF official Amaju Pinnick has said that Morocco intends to put in a bid to host the 2026 World Cup before the deadline next month. According to online sources, interested countries have been given a deadline of August 11 to state their interest in hosting the competition. USA, Canada, and Mexico have already stated their interest. Pinnick, speaking to BBC Sport, said: I’ve been told Morocco wants to put in its bid and CAF will support them 100 per cent. I’d be surprised if Morocco does not put in a…

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Cristiano Ronaldo Is Expecting His 4th Child

Cristiano Ronaldo Is Expecting His 4th Child

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has confirmed that he is expecting his fourth child. The Real Madrid forward who recently welcomed twins via a surrogate replied in the affirmative when asked by Spanish site El Mundo if he is excited about the soon-coming baby. Ronaldo, who is vacationing with his model girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez and his family in the Island of Ibiza, had earlier shared a group pool shot where Georgina was holding one of the newborns with a noticeable baby bump. He confirmed that him and Georgina are expecting their…

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Roger Federer Wins Record-Breaking 8th Wimbledon Title

Roger Federer Wins Record-Breaking 8th Wimbledon Title

Swiss Roger Federer becomes the oldest man in the Open Era to win the Wimbledon after he defeated Croatia’s Marin Cilic in straight sets 6-3 6-1 6-4. 35-year-old Federer won the title without dropping a set becoming the first man to do so since Bjorn Borg in 1976. “I never give up in a match. I gave it my best. it’s all I can do,” Federer said after the match. Federer is also the first person to win eight Wimbledon titles in history. He defeated the Croatian in 1 hour and…

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Super Eagles Goalkeeper Carl Ikeme Diagnosed With Acute Leukaemia

Super Eagles Goalkeeper Carl Ikeme Diagnosed With Acute Leukaemia

Super Eagles and Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has been diagnosed with acute leukaemia. The tragic news was disclosed to the 31-year-old after he returned abnormal blood tests during pre-season training with the Championship club and was diagnosed with leukaemia after a further medical investigation. Carl’s club Wolves took to their website to make the announcement. They wrote: It is with great sadness that Wolves can today reveal that Carl Ikeme has been diagnosed with acute leukaemia. The 31-year-old Nigerian international goalkeeper returned some abnormal blood tests during his pre-season…

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Vincent Enyeama And Other Players Sacked By New Lille Coach, Marcelo Bielsa

Vincent Enyeama And Other Players Sacked By New Lille Coach, Marcelo Bielsa

Marcelo Bielsa, the new coach of French Football club, Lille has told former Nigerian goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama and 10 other players that they are no longer needed by the club. After being appointed by the club’s new owner, Gerard Lopez, on a two-year deal in May, Bielsa immediately set about reshaping the squad that finished 11th in the French Ligue 1 last season. While the former Argentina, Chile and Marseille boss has added to the players at his disposal, he also informed a number of long-serving squad members not to…

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Nigerian Footballer, John Ogu Allegedly Arrested In Israel For DUI

Nigerian Footballer, John Ogu Allegedly Arrested In Israel For DUI

Super Eagles star John Ogu was allegedly arrested at his Base in Israel for driving under the influence of alcohol. According to Israeli publication ONE, Ogu was arrested on Friday when he failed a routine alcohol test after he was stopped by the police. He is expected to be sanctioned by his club Hapoel Be’er Sheva after he informed them of the incident. His driver’s license has since been suspended for 30 days.            

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Everton FC Signs 20 Year Old Nigerian Striker Henry Onyekuru

Everton FC Signs 20 Year Old Nigerian Striker Henry Onyekuru

Henry Onyekuru, a 20-year-old Nigerian striker who currently plays for Belgian K.A.S Eupen, joins Everton FC. However for the next season, he will be on load to R.S.C. Anderlecht. According to sources, Onyekuru is believed to have undergone a medical at Everton’s Finch Farm training base on Monday and agreed personal terms with his contract having a £6.8m release clause. The popular football publication describes Henry as one of Nigeria’s most exciting young talents. He scored 22 goals for the Belgian club last season which put him on the radar…

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Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua To Visit Nigeria In August

Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua To Visit Nigeria In August

The United Kingdom, UK, based Nigerian boxer will be visiting Nigeria on a three-day tour during which he would pay a courtesy call on the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo in Abuja and the governors of Lagos and Ogun states respectively. A statement issued by the organiser of the tour and Director of Peel Aston Global, Khomeini Bukhari, on Wednesday disclosed that Joshua is also expected to visit some royal fathers, including the Ooni of Ife, the Awujale of Ijebuland and the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Okinolu. Bukhari said Joshua would…

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Nigerian Footballer Victor Moses Weds Long Time Girlfriend In London

Nigerian Footballer Victor Moses Weds Long Time Girlfriend In London

Nigerian forward and Chelsea star Victor Moses on Sunday married his long time girlfriend and mother of his two kids. The wedding held in London. The marriage came a week after winning the Premier League and just a day after receiving a red card in Chelsea’s FA Cup final 2-1 loss to Arsenal. The pair exchanged marital vows in front of few family members, friends and colleagues. Moses has a five-year-old son, Brentley and a two-year-old daughter, Nyah. Moses has managed to keep this family very private and not much…

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Golf Legend Tiger Woods Arrested in Florida on Suspicion of DUI

Golf Legend Tiger Woods Arrested in Florida on Suspicion of DUI

Golf legend Tiger Woods has been arrested by police in Jupiter, Florida on the suspicion of Driving Under the Influence (DUI). According to Reports, Tiger Woods, who is currently rehabilitating from back surgery was arrested around 3AM on Monday the 29th of May. Jupiter police spokesperson Kristin Tightler said that he was booked into a local jail but was released on his recognizance with no bond at 10.50AM. What is not known is whether Woods tested positive for alcohol or drugs, and if he was the only person in the…

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Arsenal’s Arsene Wenger’s Future To Be Decided On Thursday June 1st

Arsenal’s Arsene Wenger’s Future To Be Decided On Thursday June 1st

The 67-year-old’s contract expires this summer, and there has been much speculation about whether he will stay. Arsenal manager Wenger said his future would become “very clear”. In the interview Wenger said he knew what he wanted to do, but added: “Let us enjoy this win and not worry about the future.”            

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