• NCF bids team farewell as players depart Lagos for Cricket U-19 World Cup

    NCF bids team farewell as players depart Lagos for Cricket U-19 World Cup0

    It was an emotional moment in Lagos on Sunday as the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) presented players that will represent the country at the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2020 to the media. The Nigerian team, which is participating at the tournament for the first time, were presented before their departure for South Africa to

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  • Tammy Abraham return helps Chelsea beat Villa

    Tammy Abraham return helps Chelsea beat Villa0

    Tammy Abraham scored a goal and set up another on his return from injury as Chelsea beat Aston Villa 2-1 on Wednesday to put their Premier League campaign back on track after two straight defeats. Abraham headed home from close range for his 11th league goal of the season in the 24th minute after a

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  • FA Cup third round: Liverpool draws Everton in third round

    FA Cup third round: Liverpool draws Everton in third round0

    Liverpool will host Everton in the third round of the FA Cup, while Championship leaders Leeds United will travel to Arsenal. Holders Manchester City will welcome League Two side Port Vale and Manchester United go to Wolves in a repeat of last season’s quarter-final. National League side AFC Fylde, the lowest ranked team definitely through

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  • 2019 Ballon d’Or winners: Messi, Megan Rapinoe takes women’s honor

    2019 Ballon d’Or winners: Messi, Megan Rapinoe takes women’s honor0

    The awards were handed out Monday in Paris Barcelona superstar attacker Lionel Messi won the 2019 Ballon d’Or during the 64th annual ceremony on Monday in Paris. The award was presented by France Football, recognizing the best player in the world for all of 2019. Messi beat Liverpool star defender Virgil van Dijk and Juventus

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  • Ballon d’Or 2019: Messi and Van Dijk with one last push for glory

    Ballon d’Or 2019: Messi and Van Dijk with one last push for glory0

    The two players scored and won all three points for Liverpool and Barcelona ahead of the Ballon d’Or ceremony in Paris on Monday night. Leo Messi, del Barcelona, y Virgil Van Dijk, del Liverpool, máximos candidatos al Balón de Oro. Leo Messi had one last sprint left in his ahead of the Ballon d’Or awards

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  • Tottenham: Jose Mourinho appointed after Mauricio Pochettino got sacked

    Tottenham: Jose Mourinho appointed after Mauricio Pochettino got sacked0

    Jose Mourinho has been appointed Tottenham manager after the sacking of Mauricio Pochettino on Tuesday. Former Chelsea and Manchester United boss Mourinho has signed a contract until the end of the 2022-23 season. “The quality in both the squad and the academy excites me,” said the 56-year-old Portuguese. “Working with these players is what has

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