Davis stars as Lakers comeback to take lead in playoff series, Bucks go 3-0 up

Los Angeles Lakers completed a 109-95 victory over the Phoenix Suns in the NBA as they took a  2-1 lead in their 7-game playoff series having lost the first game. Anthony Davis recorded 34 points with 11 rebounds for the Lakers, and LeBron James finished with 21 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists in the …

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Enyimba returns to winning ways, Adamawa United gifted first win in eight matches

Enyimba returned to the NPFL scene with a Matchday 23 visit to Bauchi, where they defeated the home side Wikki Tourists 2-1 to end a winless spell for the club. Enyimba took the lead through Reuben Bala in the first half before former Rivers United striker Stephen Gopey equalised for the home side with his …

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Mr Europa, Unai Emery leads Villarreal to Europa League glory

Villarreal defeated Manchester United 11-10 on penalties after the game ended 1-1 after 120 minutes of football. It was Unai Emery’s fourth triumph in the competition, with the previous three coming from his time as Sevilla manager. Young Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze was not listed for the match as he had not recovered from …

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Conte set to part ways with Inter Milan after Scudetto win

Inter Milan manager Antonio Conte is on the verge of leaving the club by mutual consent after the club made it clear that they can not afford to fund the Italian’s project for next season due to the financial crisis faced by the club. The former Juventus and Chelsea manager has decided to part ways …

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Donnarumma to leave AC Milan on a free transfer

22-year-old AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma has decided against signing a new contract with the Italian side and will leave the club on a free transfer at the end of the 2020/21 season, club director Paolo Maldini confirmed. The Italian goalkeeper joined the club in 2013 and made his debut for the club aged just …

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Enyimba returns to domestic action against Wikki, Southwest derby set to hold in Akure

Matchday 23 of the NPFL 2020/21 season is set to occur on the 26th and 27th of May. It features a return to the domestic scene for Enyimba after their continental commitments. Enyimba travels to Bauchi to take on Wikki Tourists at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium. The People’s Elephant are currently in 9th place …

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Anthony Davis inspires Lakers to win as they tie up playoff series

Having lost Game 1 of their seven-game NBA playoff series 99-90 to the Phoenix Suns, Los Angeles Lakers were inspired by Anthony Davis and LeBron James as they won the second game 109-102 to tie up the series at 1-1 going into the third game. Davis contributed 34 points with 10 rebounds and 7 assists, …

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Silverware galore for Nigerian players in Europe as football season reaches conclusion

As the 2020/21 football season draws to a close, we have put together a list of Nigerian footballers who have earned silverware with their various clubs across Europe. Striking duo, Asisat Oshoala and Rasheedat Ajibade have represented the Super Falcons in Europe, and they are joined on this list by nine Nigerian male footballers. 1. …

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Onuachu wins big in Belgian Jupiler League awards

KRC Genk and Nigeria striker Paul Onuachu was awarded as the Belgian Jupiler League’s highest goal scorer and best player at the annual end of season awards presentation following his sparkling performance for his side in the league this season. The 26-year-old striker scored 33 times in 38 appearances for his side, leading them to …

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Rohr announces 24-man Super Eagles squad to take on Cameroon

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr on Monday announced his final 24-strong squad to prosecute the June 4th friendly against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in Austria, with youngsters Terem Moffi, Abraham Marcus and Valentine Ozornwafor all included in the squad. FC Midtjylland midfielder Frank Onyeka also returns after being dropped from the last squad and …

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