Falcons to know World Cup opponents today
African champions, Super Falcons of Nigeria will today know their group opponents in next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup holding in France...
French authorities pick up five migrants in Channel
Five migrants attempting to cross the Channel to England in a small inflatable boat were picked up Saturday off the north coast of France, local authorities said. Two of the five were suffering from hypothermia when they were rescued just offshore about 15 kilometres (nine miles) west of the port of Calais, they said. The…
Rooney excited to see what 'fearless' England are capable of
Wayne Rooney will make his final farewell as England's greatest ever goalscorer in a friendly against the United States on Thursday but is excited at what a young squad can achieve under "fearless" coach Gareth Southgate in the years to come.
Rooney excited for 'great moment' in England farewell
Wayne Rooney says he is honoured to make a final appearance for England and happy for manager Gareth Southgate to decide his playing time Thursday against the United States.
Bellew versus Usyk heavyweight fight, others for Nigerian fans
Nigerian boxing fans will be treated to the cruiserweight world title fight between England’s Tony Bellew and Ukraine’s Oleksandr Usyk today, while tennis lovers will enjoy the best of tennis as Kwesé TV delivers the Fed Cup finals between the Czech Republic and USA. Africa’s leading multiplatform broadcast network, Kwesé, will broadcast the two highly-anticipated…
Spain dealt a 'slap of reality' by ruthless England
Even as the noise swelled and the pressure mounted, Gareth Southgate stood firm as the youngest England side this century recorded a statement win in Spain.
England attack bounced back, says Southgate
Gareth Southgate believes England's attack answered their critics on Monday by scoring three goals in a whirlwind first half against Spain.
Dafinone dies at 91
Nigeria's accomplished accountant, David Dafinone, has passed on at age 91. Guinness World Records recognised the family of the Sapele-born administrator for producing the largest number of accountants in human history. His three sons and two daughters are all chartered accountants, together with himself. Dafinone attended Abeokuta Grammar School and worked with the colonial government…
Ferdinand says Man United face 'big decisions' after Hammer blow
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand said the club faced some "big decisions" over manager Jose Mourinho's future after a damaging 3-1 loss away to West Ham on Saturday. United's third defeat in seven Premier League games left them eight points behind leaders Liverpool and three adrift of the top four, with Mourinho's men now…
Give Rashford time to shine, insists Southgate
England manager Gareth Southgate believes Marcus Rashford should be given time to flourish despite clamour for the Manchester United forward to be given more minutes at club level.