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Alleged Rape | Ghanaian Football Star Jailed In Sweden

A Ghanaian football player in Gävle, Sweden, has been sentenced to two years in prison for raping and assaulting his wife.

 A Swedish court today sentenced a Ghanaian football player in Sweden's second division to two years in prison for raping and beating his then wife.

 After serving his sentence, 22-year-old Kwame Bonsu, who played for the Gefle IF club, will be expelled from the Scandinavian country where he has lived since 2013, Gävle District Court said.

Juventus vs Real Madrid Preview | All You Need To Know

This is the 19th encounter between Juventus and Real Madrid – all in the European Cup/Champions League, making this the second-most played fixture in the history of Europe’s premier club competition after Bayern Munich v Real Madrid (24).

The head-to-head record between Juventus and Real Madrid is perfectly balanced, with eight wins each and two draws. However, their only meeting in the final saw Real Madrid win 1-0 in 1998 thanks to a Pedrag Mijatovic goal.

Formula One | Vettel Is Ferrari's Number One Says Hamilton

British super star Lewis Hamilton has a strong believe that Ferrari has made Vettel their number one.

Vettel won the Monaco Grand Prix after Ferrari's pit-stop strategy helped him beat team-mate Kimi Raikkonen.

Hamilton said: "It's very clear Ferrari have chosen their number one driver and are pushing everything to make sure Sebastian will maximise his points.

"It is very hard for the leading car to get jumped unless the team decide to favour the other car."

Europa League | Manchester United Win Missing Trophy

Red Devils eased past Ajax 2-0 to win the Europa League title and progress to next season’s Champions League on an emotional night in Stockholm.

Paul Pogba’s deflected effort and Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s improvised finish proved the difference as United collected their second trophy of the season following their League Cup triumph in February.

Europa League Final | Ajax vs Manchester United Preview

Manchester United's Europa League final clash with Ajax on Wednesday night means more than just silverware for the Old Trafford club.

Jose Mourinho's side head to Stockholm this week knowing they must lift the trophy if they are to reach the Champions League next season.

United - who are looking to lift the Europa League for the first time - finished their Premier League campaign in sixth, with Mourinho highlighting the European competition as their most likely path to playing Champions League football.

Opeifa Handball Cup 2017 | Full List Of Winners As Arch Deacon Adelaja School Retains Title

The 3rd edition of the Lagos State Secondary Schools Handball Competition tagged 'Opeifa Cup' ended yesterday with cheers, excitements and pain echoed from the winners and loosers. Arch Deacon Adelaja High School retained their title as they won the trophy back to back while Herbert Macaulay Girls School, Herbert Macaulay Boys School, Ayetoro Grammar School and Birrel Avenue High School have all proved to be forces to be reckoned with in Secondary School Handball.

Over 120 Schools Storm Rowe Park As Opeifa Handball Cup Kicks Off

The 3rd edition of the Lagos State Secondary Schools Handball Competition tagged 'Opeifa Cup' began this morning at the popular Rowe Park centre in Yaba, Lagos. The competition was introduced in May 2015 in a bid to use the sport to celebrate the birthday of Mr Kayode Opeifa who was the Commissioner for Transportation Lagos State at that time.

Students from various Secondary Schools from the corners of Lagos gathered with excitement to do battle against each other. 

Manchester United 1-1 Celta de Vigo | Fellani's Goal Propels Red Devils In Europa Final

Manchester United reached the Europa League final in typical style, turning a routine assignment into the riddle of the Sphinx before finally scraping home. If they do not play better in Stockholm against Ajax, they will find themselves on the other end of a kicking.

AC Milan vs Roma Preview | Match Facts, Head to Head & Stats

AC Milan have won only one out of the last nine Serie A meetings against Roma (D4 L4).

Both Roma and AC Milan have found the net in four of their last five league clashes at San Siro Stadium.

Excluding the derby just played, the reverse fixture between these two teams saw Roma muster just 13 shots, their lowest total in a home league game this season.

In the last 15 league games, AC Milan have picked up 12 points fewer (20) than in the first 15 games this season (32).

Celta Vigo 1-0 Manchester United | Super Rashford scores Curling Free Kick

Marcus Rashford's free-kick gave Manchester United an away goal and a 1-0 victory over Celta Vigo in their Europa League semi-final first leg.

The game started with the returning Paul Pogba in an unusually high position, with Rashford again as a striker.

United dominated the first half, bringing an excellent performance from Sergio Alvarez in goal.

Rashford had one effort towards the top corner palmed away, and Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jesse Lingard failed with one-on-one attempts.

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Nigerian News

100 Players To Compete For Lagos State Table Tennis Association Quarterly Champ   

A total of one hundred table tennis players will jostle for positions and placement in a quarterly trials which would begin today at the sportshall of Mobolaji Johnson, Rowe Park, Yaba.

The table tennis players comprises of sixty male and forty female players.

 

FIFA 'Mafia' Behind My Ban Says Amos Adamu   

Amos Adamu has slammed the FIFA mafia for his increased football ban globally. Amos thinks he's suffering from the fall out with the recent cabal that allegations forced out of FIFA

 

NPFL Match Day 12: Top Five Goal Scorers    

Stephen Odey of MFM FC still leads the top goal scorers table after matchday 12 with 7 goals while Mbaoma and Samuel are jointly closely behind with 6 goals each.

 

Bash Ali Sues Sports Minister, Demands For N1b For Damages   

It ought to have been a meeting where Nigeria's record aiming boxer Bash Ali would have cemented a plan with the Minister for sports to promote his proposed World Guniess book of record match but it turned to a fight between him and the minister's security aides and it has grown to a

 

Good Gesture! Super Eagles Defender Kenneth Omeruo Donates N2M To Sick Coach Kelechi Emetole   

Kenneth Omeruo has showed his cheerful character outside the football pitch as the defender kindly donated N2M to Coach Kelechi Emetole who needs a total of $11,000 for cancer of the throat treatment in India.
 
Kelechi Emetole

 

NPFL Match Day 11: Ten Things Fans Said   

It seems the fans are happy with the way the NPFL is progressing. Here are a few comments from the fans after match day 11:
 
Fans Talk

 

How Much Will It Cost You To Watch An NPFL Match On A V.I.P. Sit?   

According to a fan it will only cost you N500 to watch a match in Kano on the V.I.P stand, isn't that amazing. It will probably cost you from about N300,000 to be on the V.I.P. stand in any of Europe's top five leagues, we will get there....
 

 

NPFL: Match Day 11 Results   

NPFL Match day 11 results:

Rangers 1-0 ABS
Katsina 2-1 MFM 
Remo 1-1 Pillars
Enyimba 0-0 3SC
Plateau 0-0 Lobi
Gombe 2-0 FCIU
Abia Warriors 1-0 Tornadoes
El-Kanemi 3-1 Sunshine
Wikki 0-0 Rivers

 

Victor Moses Extends Chelsea Contract   

Super Eagles winger Victor Moses has extended his contract with English Premiership side Chelsea after a brilliant campaign under Italian coach Antonio Conte.

 

Victor Moses Aiming For Better Goal Scoring Form Return   

Super Eagles star and Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses is currently enjoying the best form of his career but the Nigerian admits he needs to take more of his goal-scoring opportunities after he was rewarded with a two-year contract extension earlier this week.

 

Amos Adamu Banned By FIFA For Two More Years   

Fifa, on Tuesday, placed a two-year suspension on its former executive committee member Amos Adamu after investigation into a proceeding opening against him last year.

 

EPL, LA LIGA, SERIE A

Serie A: Five Things We Learned   

Juventus conceded their first league draw in over a year amid rumours that coach Massimiliano Allegri is on his way to Arsenal, but Roma are still heading for a podium place.

 

Alaves vs Sevilla Preview: All You Need To Know   

Venue: Estadio Mendizorroza

Time: 7:45pm

Referee: Daniel Trujillo (Spain)

Date: 06/03/17

 

West Ham vs Chelsea Preview: All You Need To Know   

Venue: Olympic Stadium

Referee: Andre Marriner (England)

Match Facts, Head to Head & Stats:

 

Sunderland vs Manchester City: All You Need To Know   

Match Venue: Stadium of Light

Referee: Martin Atkinson (England)

Match Facts, Head to Head & Stats:

 

Tottenham vs Everton: All You Need To Know   

Match Venue: White Hart Lane

Referee: Michael Oliver (England)

Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats:

 

Super Messi runs Riot On Celta de Vigo   

Enrique's Barcelona returned to the top of La Liga with a thumping 5-0 win over Celta Vigo, with Lionel Messi and Neymar at their peak.

 

Eibar 1-4 Real Madrid: Benzema's Double Inspires Los Blancos   

Karim Benzema inspired Real Madrid to a comprehensive 4-1 win over Eibar, putting Zinedine Zidane’s side top of La Liga - at least until Barcelona play later this evening.

 

Barcelona vs Celta de Vigo: All You Need To Know   

Match Venue: Camp Nou

Referee: Jesus Gil (Spain)

Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats

 

Liverpool vs Arsenal: All You Need To Know   

Venue: Anfield

Referee: Robert Madley (England)

Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats

 

Manchester United 1-1 Bournemouth: Mourinho's Men Look Destined For 6th Position As Zlatan's Penalty Gets Saved   

Rojo scored for Mourinho's men, Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a penalty saved and somehow avoided a red card as Manchester United drew 1-1 at home to 10-man Bournemouth as the Red Devils looke

 

Leicester vs Hull: Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats   

This is the fourth Premier League meeting between the teams, with both sides claiming one victory each in the three previous games (D1).

 

Manchester United vs Bournemouth: All You Need To Know   

Match venue: Old Trafford

Referee: Kevin Friend (England)

Stats, Head to Head & Match Facts