Asian Games: JAPAN SENDS HOME BASKETBALL PLAYERS FOR SPENDING NIGHT WITH WOMEN

Japan have sent home four players from their Asian Games basketball team for spending the night with women in a Jakarta hotel, the head of the delegation Yasuhiro Yamashita said on Monday. The players left the athletes’ village, following their game against Qatar on Thursday to eat at a restaurant where they met a Japanese-speaking local, Reuters reports. They were then told about a bar where they could meet women, Mr Yamashita told a news conference. The quartet, who were wearing their team uniforms, spent a couple of hours at…

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N’GOLO KANTE BECOMES CHELSEA HIGHEST PAID PLAYER, TO EARN £290K PER WEEK

Chelsea have offered to double N’Golo Kante’s money and make him their highest-paid player in a bid to keep him out of the grasp of Paris Saint-Germain, Dailymail UK reports.. The central midfielder’s stock has risen since he moved to Stamford Bridge, where he won the Premier League in his first season. He was also an integral part of Didier Deschamps’ World Cup-winning squad in Russia this summer and a new report has claimed that he has been rewarded with a new deal worth £15million a season, £290,000 a week…

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Told My Mum I Will Make it At 16, I was Late by 11 Days -Romelu Lukaku (An Inspiring Story)

I’ve Got Some Things to Say BY ROMELU LUKAKULUKAKU I remember the exact moment I knew we were broke. I can still picture my mum at the refrigerator and the look on her face. I was six years old, and I came home for lunch during our break at school. My mum had the same thing on the menu every single day: Bread and milk. When you’re a kid, you don’t even think about it. But I guess that’s what we could afford. Then this one day I came home,…

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Pogba denied goal against Australia

Agency Report Paul Pogba has been stripped of France’s winning goal in Saturday’s 2-1 Group C victory over Australia in Kazan, with his 81st-minute strike ruled as an Aziz Behich own goal. In the final 10 minutes, Pogba was teed up by substitute Olivier Giroud but it was Behich, not the Manchester United man, who got the final touch to deceive goalkeeper Mathew Ryan as the ball bounced over the line via the bar. Speaking after the match about the possibility of the goal being awarded to Behich, Pogba admitted…

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We have no choice but to beat Iceland -Mikel Obi

Nigeria can still progress to the World Cup knockout stage, despite their 2-0 defeat to Croatia on Saturday, according to John Obi Mikel. The former Chelsea midfielder, who captains Gernot Rohr’s side, acknowledged Nigeria must improve ahead of their clash with Iceland on Friday. “We have to play better. I think we can play better, we can do better,” Mikel told reporters. “It’s difficult to say I think. We have to go back to the drawing board and see what we can do better, together as a team. “It’s not…

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Super Eagles To Wear All Deep-Green New Away Kit Vs Croatia

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will don their new all deep-green shirt in their tonight’s first 2018 FIFA World Cup Group D match against Croatia at the Kaliningrad Stadium, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The Super Eagles first wore the new away jersey designed by Nike when they crashed with Poland in a pre-World Cup international friendly match on March 23 2018. Nigeria won that friendly clash 1-0 through a Victor Moses 61st minute penalty goal in front of 4,208 fans that graced the Stadion Miejski in Wroclaw. The Nigerian team’s home jersey…

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Arsenal Signs Deal With Jay-Z’s TIDAL

Arsenal football club has signed a new deal with Jay-Z’s TIDAL in a partnership worth around £1 million pounds (N360 million) a year. According to reports, the collaboration includes features from up and coming artistes and a pre-installed playlist put together by Arsenal players Hector Bellerin, Danny Welbeck and Reiss Nelson. A part of the agreement is that Arsenal paid members will have access to TIDAL music platform. “Football and music are great passions of so many of our global supporters. This partnership combines these two passions in a unique…

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RUSSIA PREDICTION: Psychic Pig Picks Nigeria, Argentina for Semis

Mystic Marcus, the psychic pig that predicted President Donald Trump’s victory, has picked Nigeria, Argentina as semi-finalists for the 2018 World Cup.  The 8-year-old psychic pig has a history of sniffing out winners. So far, it has had a 100 per cent track record of accurately predicting sports results according to his owner Juliette Stevens. The black micro pig had previously guessed the winner of the 2014 World Cup and the Wimbledon tennis finals by picking apples. It even predicted Brexit and that Donald Trump would win the US presidential election.

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Build a Sporting Career as a Fencing Coach

The Nigerian Fencing Federation is embarking on a benevolent Coach Development Program aimed at raising sufficient numbers of coaches to meet the demands of fencers in both public and private primary schools in Southwest Nigeria. The coaching development program creates several job opportunities with a large focus on Southwest. At the end of the program, each coach will be certified and equipped with the necessary tools to work as coach. Venue: Rowe Park Stadium, Yaba Date: Tuesday 18th – 25th June 2018 Schedule: 9am to 12pm (Coach Training)

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RUSSIA 2018: Super Eagles Team Guide

It’s the sixth time Nigeria is competing in the tournament, which makes the Super Eagles a regular World Cup player, only missing out on one tournament since 1994. While drawing a tough qualifying group, the Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel (30) and midfielder Victor Moses (26) helped the team with wins over Zambia, Cameroon and Algeria but due to poor display in previous years, Nigeria – which is ranked number 50 on the list of international teams – was placed in a weaker pot at the draw held in…

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