Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Egypt: Mohamed Salah scores volley as Pharaohs get first win of the tournament

Egypt keep their Africa Cup of Nations hopes alive as Mohamed Salah volleys home the only goal of the game against Guinea-Bissau to get their campaign back on track following Nigeria defeat By Mark Gleeson, Reuters Published: 18:14 GMT, 15 January 2022 | Updated: 21:13 GMT, 15 January 2022 Mohamed Salah scored his first goal … Read more

Nigeria 3-1 Sudan: Super Eagles progress to the knockout stages with impressive win

Nigeria 3-1 Sudan: Super Eagles progress to the knockout stages with Samuel Chukwueze, Taiwo Awoniyi and Moses Simon all scoring By Associated Press Published: 15:00 GMT, 15 January 2022 | Updated: 18:56 GMT, 15 January 2022 Nigeria eased into the knockout stages of the African Cup of Nations with a comfortable 3-1 win over Sudan … Read more

Nigeria vs Egypt – AFCON: Live score, team news and updates

Mohamed Salah’s Egypt are BEATEN in their AFCON opener by Nigeria, with Kelechi Iheanacho blasting home fine winner to give Super Eagles flying start as two of the favourites go head-to-head in group stage By Sam Blitz For Mailonline Published: 15:11 GMT, 11 January 2022 | Updated: 18:00 GMT, 11 January 2022 Kelechi Iheanacho’s stunning … Read more

Britain’s Zharnel Hughes makes it into men’s 100m Olympic final but Reece Prescod is DISQUALIFIED

Team GB’s Zharnel Hughes makes it into men’s 100m Olympic final by winning his semi in a season-best sub-10 run but Reece Prescod is DISQUALIFIED after false start, while Chijindu Ujah fails to make the cut too By Richard Martin For Mailonline Published: 07:35 EDT, 1 August 2021 | Updated: 07:39 EDT, 1 August 2021 … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Nigerian’s Blessing Okagbare is provisionally suspended

Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare is provisionally suspended after testing positive for human growth hormone ahead of women’s 100m semi-final against Dina Asher-Smith By Oli Gamp For Mailonline and Reuters Published: 20:35 EDT, 30 July 2021 | Updated: 21:02 EDT, 30 July 2021 Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare on Saturday was provisionally suspended after testing positive for … Read more

Brentford confirm first signing of the summer as Frank Onyeka joins from FC Midtjylland

Brentford confirm first signing of the summer as Frank Onyeka joins from FC Midtjylland for undisclosed fee, putting pen to paper on a five-year deal with the Premier League newcomers Brentford have announced their first signing of the summer in Frank Onyeka  The 23-year-old joins from Danish outfit FC Midtjylland on a five-year deal   Thomas … Read more

Premier League new boys Watford announce deal to sign Nigeria international striker Emmanuel Dennis

Premier League new boys Watford announce deal to sign former Arsenal and Manchester United target Emmanuel Dennis from Belgian side Club Brugge Emmanuel Dennis scored 27 goals in just over 90 appearances for Club Brugge Watford are currently finalising personal terms with the Nigerian international Dennis can play anywhere along the front line mainly operating as a … Read more

Alex Iwobi eager to add more trophies to his CV while at Everton having tasted success with Arsenal

Alex Iwobi desperate to add ‘more trophies’ to his CV while at Everton having tasted success with Arsenal… while he also outlines his ambition to keep racking up the caps for Nigeria Alex Iwobi joined Everton in 2019 after bursting onto the scene with Arsenal During his time at Arsenal, he won an FA Cup … Read more

UFC 261: Dana White reveals plan for UFC to head to Africa for its debut in 2022

Dana White reveals plan for UFC to head to Africa for its debut in 2022 with continent producing three world champions in Kamaru Usman, Francis Ngannou and Israel Adesanya Plans to take the UFC to Africa appear on track for 2022, Dana White revealed Africa is yet to host a UFC event and White is … Read more

How Prince Philip’s one-liners brightened up his (and our) day… but his critics called them gaffes

His incredible energy and sense of public duty saw Prince Philip through countless official engagements over the course of his 73-year marriage. Yet it is the unashamedly politically incorrect comments he made on such occasions which attracted most attention. Here is a selection of the most memorable…  ON STATE VISITS ‘You look like you’re ready … Read more