Injured Mikel flown to England for surgery

Injured Super Eagles Captain John Mikel Obi is understood to have been flown to London for urgent surgery to be carried out on him by one of the top surgeons in Europe. As reported on sports.enorth.com.cn, the 30-year old midfielder who has missed Tianjin TEDA’s last three games due to a abdominal strain could be

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I will bounce back stronger – Iwobi

Punchng– Alex Iwobi is convinced he can overcome his recent struggle for form because he is convinced he has gone through worse during his time at Arsenal, Evening Standard reports. The 20-year-old, still an important component of Arsenal’s first team squad and highly-rated at the Emirates, has struggled to find the minutes in Arsene Wenger’s

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Italy flatten Sand Eagles in Nassau

Nigeria’s Super Sand Eagles began their outing at the 2017 Fifa Beach World Cup at the Nassau Stadium in the Bahamas with a 6-12 defeat to Italy on Thursday. Gabrielle Gori proved a handful for the Nigerian team as he netted a double hat-trick and his teammate Paolo Palmacci also helped himself with a treble

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NFF urged to promote peace with football

Thenationonlineng– The Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has urged executive board members of the Nigeria Football Federation to embrace peace, unity and see football as a unifying factor in Nigeria. Speaking when the Amaju Pinnick led executive board paid him a condolence visit in Abuja on Tuesday following the demise of his

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