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Harry Kane Signs New Six-year Contract With Tottenham

Harry Kane has agreed a new six-year contract with Tottenham, the club announced on its website on Friday. The 24-year-old’s previous deal, which he signed in 2016 reportedly worth more than £100,000 a week, ran until the summer of 2022 but North London club have tied him to a longer contract before they move into their new 62,000 seater stadium next season. Kane scored 30 Premier League goals as Spurs finished third in the table last season. The World Cup bound striker said he was delighted after putting pen to…

Winter Break, VAR – English FA Announce New Changes To Premier League

England’s Football Association on Friday, announced new changes in Premier League, FA Cup and EFL starting from the 2019/20 season. In the new regulations, Premier League clubs will have a two-week winter break in February. Each weekend during the break will feature five matches on the first weekend and five the following weekend. This historic move will also mean that the FA Cup fifth round will now move to midweek to accommodate the break and replays will be abolished in that round, having already been scrapped in…

2018 W/Cup: Buhari Appoints Ambode Into FG’s Delegation To Russia

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, as a member of the Federal Government delegation to the 2018 FIFA World Cup scheduled to hold from June 14 to July 15 in Russia. The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, conveyed the message to the governor at the Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja, on Thursday. Dalung said the appointment was borne out of the need to recognize Ambode for his enormous contribution towards the growth of sports in his state and the country. “Your…

Ghanaian FA Chief, Referees Caught Taking Bribe (VIDEO)

A BBC documentary series reveals shocking footage of over 100 referees and top officials taking cash gifts before matches in Ghana. The documentary which is a product of a two-year undercover investigation of journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, reveals that over 150 payments were made in total and they occurred before Ghanaian Premiere League, the Champions League, the West African Regional championships WAFU and other major international competitions. In the video, Kwesi Nyantakyi, the president of Ghanaian Football…

Czech Republic Defeat Super Eagles In final Pre-World Cup Match

All does not seem to go well for the Super Eagles of Nigeria as they wrapped up their final World Cup preparatory match against Czech Republic with a 1-0 defeat. The match was played on Wednesday at the Rudolf-Tonn-Stadium, Austria. Chelsea's loanee Tomas Kalas got the only goal in the match from a rebound after an initial header at the 24th minute, as the Gernot Rohr side lost their second match in a row. Mikel Obi got a chance to equalise for the Eagles in 64th minute but his header was weak and went straight…

Argentina Cancels Israel World Cup Friendly After Palestinians Threaten Messi

Argentina's upcoming friendly with Israel in Jerusalem has been cancelled following protests by Palestinian football authorities. The South Americans were scheduled to play their final warm-up game against Israel on Saturday, June 9th at the Teddy Stadium, which sits on land, once home to a Palestinian village before it was destroyed by Israeli forces in 1948 during the creation of the state of Israel. Teddy Stadium sits on the western part of Jerusalem, while the Palestinians want the eastern part of the city as the…

Peter Odili Lauds Gov Wike’s Development Strides In Rivers

Former Rivers State Governor, Peter Odili has lauded Governor Nyesom Wike for the monumental transformation going on in the state especially in the health sector. Wike, alongside the ex-governor on Tuesday commissioned the newly renovated doctor’s quarters at Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital in Port Harcourt. Speaking during the commissioning of the new flats built and furnished by Wike’s administration, Odili said he was proud of what the governor was doing in the state. Odili described the doctor’s…

Manchester United Reach Agreement To Sign Shakhtar Donetsk Midfielder Fred

Manchester United have announced the agreement reached to sign midfielder Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk The club announced the deal on their official twitter handle on Tuesday. The 25-year-old, who has been selected for this summer's World Cup to represent Brazil, will become United's first signing of the summer. #MUFC is delighted to announce it has reached an agreement with Shakhtar Donetsk for the transfer of Fred.More details: https://t.co/uQM1R6bmgH pic.twitter.com/52Kg4k2jT8— Manchester United (@ManUtd)…

FG Seeks Resumption Of Dino Melaye’s Criminal Case

The Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, has asked the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Maitama, Abuja, to order the resumption of the trial of Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye. This was contained in a letter dated June 4, 2015, and with reference number DPPA/INVEST./023/18, which was sent to the court following Melaye’s resumption of legislative duties at the Senate on May 30. The letter addressed to “The Chief Registrar, High Court of FCT, Maitama,…

Champions League: Doctors Explain Liverpool’s Goalkeeper Performance

Liverpool goalkeeper, Loris Karius suffered concussion during the Champions League final against Real Madrid that may have impacted negatively to his performance, doctors in the United States have said. Karius made two crucial mistakes which contributed to Madrid's 3-1 victory in the final in Kiev. The 24-year-old had collided with Real defender Sergio Ramos in the 48th minute in the second half of the final - when the score was goalless and may have caused the German to suffer a concussion later in the…