Thursday marked the 15th year to the day when Kanu Nwankwo’s exquisite touch brought a bit of magic to the atmosphere at Stamford Bridge. It was the day the Nigerian Olympic gold medalist rescued Arsenal from the brink of defeat to a 3-2 victory.
UEFA president, Michel Platini, has hit back in a row with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) after it was alleged he called for the postponement of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations due to the Ebola outbreak.
Sir Alex Ferguson has hit back at suggestions that he is partly to blame for Manchester United’s decline, insisting it is absurd to think he left behind an ageing team and an “antiquated” club and distancing himself from the common belief that he was solely responsible for the appointment of David Moyes.
The Restoration Boys were back to winning ways at home to the Jalingo Boys courtesy of the individual brilliance of Ebitimi Agogo and Bernard Okorowanta who shared the three goals the Yenagoa side had against hapless FC Taraba. Agogo raced Seriake Dickson’s boys into the lead before Okorowanta turned the heat on with the last two goals.
Reliable sources from Addis Ababa confirmed that the Ethopian Football Federation (EFF) have shortlisted Stephen Keshi and two other coaches for subsequent interviews to replace underfire Mariano Barreto.