Saliu Tayo Junior scores his first international professional football league goal for Malmo City FC, Sweden during their 2-1 win over IFK Trelleborg FC, Sweden in their league match on June 01, 2019 to win the "MAN OF THE MATCH AWARD" at the end of the game.
Players getting worshipped, hymns of praise are sung on the terraces, young children are indoctrinated into the cult, grown men go about clothed in the robes of the game and yelling yobs proclaim the virtues their team on public transport. Yes, The game of football has become the modern opium
Saliu Tayo Junior fondly called "THE BEAST" by his teammates secured yet another victory for his side Malmo City football club Sweden in their second round opening home game against BK Flagg, Sweden on Thursday, August 01, 2019.
BK Flagg who had won the last encounter between both teams opened
It was yet another exceptional performance from Saliu Tayo Junior as he scores 2 goals for Malmo City FC, Sweden to secure an away draw at the home ground of highly rated Lodde IF, Sweden during their last league match of the first round on 25th June 2019.
My take from the game on Saturday,
It isn’t ideal to judge a team based on its first game in a tournament of such magnitude, but three points gained against debutants isn’t such a bad thing. Not forgetting that Burundi had a very impressive run during the qualifying rounds.
Goalkeeping position is
Kelechi Iheanacho has been contacted and placed on standby as Nigeria await a decision from the CAF Medical Committee on Samuel Kalu’s participation at the Africa Nations Cup.
Kalu, 21, collapsed during training on Friday and was taken to hospital with NFF Communications Director Ademola Olajire saying it was a case
There was thunderous jubilation and celebrations from football fans and supporters of Malmo City Football Club, Sweden as Saliu Tayo Junior nicknamed "THE BEAST" by his teammates scored a very vital goal to guarantee their 3points during the midweek home game.
This tension soaked and pulse setting game played on Thursday,
Nigeria’s hopefuls for glory at the 32￼Africa Cup of Nations finals landed in the city of Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday evening, 12 days to the kick-off of the championship.
After Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr cut Leicester City of England forward Kelechi Iheanacho and Rotherham United midfielder Oluwasemilogo Ajayi from the earlier roster
It was a clash of the titans on Saturday, June 8th, 2019 at the home ground of FC Trelleborg, Sweden as they locked horns with visiting side Malmo City FC during their league match.
The visiting side took the lead in the 7th Minute when Saliu Tayo Junior nicknamed "The Beast"
Super Eagles will line-up in a 4-3-3 formation in today’s friendly encounter against the Warriors of Zimbabwe with captain of the side, John Mikel Obi making his first start for the team since the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Kaizer Chiefs of South Africa goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi will start in
Super Eagles’ skipper, John Obi Mikel has stated that his main focus is on winning the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations trophy in Egypt come July 20 when the competition will come to an end.
The former Chelsea ace also happy that he has blended really well with his Super Eagles
Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr has praised the level of competition exhibited by the players in camp and remains committed to name the best 23 legs to represent the country at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Speaking just after the close of Thursday’s training session, the Franco-German revealed that
The duo of William Troost-Ekong and Odion Ighalo arrived the Super Eagles Golden Tulip Hotel camp in Asaba on Thursday afternoon.
With their arrival, head coach of the side, Gernot Rohr now has the full compliment of the 25 invited players in camp ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations
The Confederation Of African Football (CAF) has ordered the abandoned second leg of the CAF Champions League Final between Wydad Casablanca and Esperance of Tunis to be replayed at a neutral venue., A decision that was made only five days after Esperance were proclaimed Champions.
The final between both sides was
South African national team has been left with a bitter pill to swallow after one of her star midfielder, Keagan Dolly has been confirmed injured and will miss the 2019 AFCON tourney which will be held in June, In Egypt.
The 26 year old, who is in the books of
The trio of Ahmed Musa, Alex Iwobi and Shehu Abdullahi have all arrived the Super Eagles’ Golden Tulip Hotel camp in Asaba.
Their arrival increased the number of players in camp to 23. The duo of William Troost-Ekong and Odion Ighalo are being expected.
Musa and Abdullahi, Completesports.com learnt, came into
Nigeria defender Efe Ambrose has been released by Skybet Championship club Derby County without any appearance for the Rams.
Ambrose, 30, linked up with the Rams in February after severing ties with Scottish club Hibernian.
He however failed to make a single appearance for Derby County and didn’t make the matchday during