Tag Archives: Football

Latest FIFA Rankings Reveal Top 10 Teams in Africa

  The highest mover is the Super Eagles, who moved from 42nd to 28th position to become the third-best team in Africa. Morocco is the number one team in Africa and is ranked as the 12th-best team in the world after moving one place up. Senegal climbed 3 places up to emerge as the 17th-best team in the world and ...

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AFCON: The morning after – A thought on Nigeria’s loss to Ivory Coast – Dr. Olusegun Odegbami

  “My final words. I watched on social media yesterday, as Jose Mourinho told the world that he ‘sold’ Nigeria a dummy – Jose Paseiro, his closest friend in football. Is associated friendship the credential for coaching the Super Eagles?” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | FEBRUARY 12, 2024 Last night I returned to my hotel room from the match in Ebimpe ...

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AFCON: We’ll do a patriotism test for Cameroonians playing in the national team – Samuel Eto

  “You play with too many reserves, what are you afraid of? Dying for the homeland surpasses all the money on this earth. Manga Onguené broke his foot for this country, he was better than me at the time. He continues to respect his country despite everything.” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | JANUARY 22, 2024 Football legend Samuel Eto is on ...

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Sebastine Brodericks-Imasuen who coached the Eaglets to win the inaugural U-17 World Cup in 1985 is dead!

  “As a coach, he was the head of a three-man crew that included Bala Shamaki and Christian Chukwu when the Nigerian team shocked the world in China in 1985. He led the team again in 1987 to Canada and got to the final before losing through a penalty shoot-out to the then-Soviet Union.” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | JANUARY 03, ...

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Football: Karim Benzema’s Playing Style Misalignment Causes Tension at Al-Ittihad

  “The report also highlights that Santo wasn’t the driving force behind Benzema’s acquisition, which has created friction between the coach and the player. Additionally, there are claims that Benzema expressed a desire for the captaincy at Al-Ittihad, but Nuno declined to grant him that position.” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | AUGUST 25, 2023 Reports indicate that former Real Madrid star ...

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Football: Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 1-0 to ease pressure on Graham Potter

  “It was only a second win in the last 10 games in the league to take some of the pressure off Potter, with 10th-place Chelsea moving level on points with 9th-place Liverpool.” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | MARCH 19, 2023 Chelsea eased the pressure on manager Graham Potter by securing just a second Premier League win since October with a ...

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FOOTBALL: The 9 players sold by Liverpool in 2022 and how they’ve fared since

  “Jurgen Klopp’s side have endured something of a hangover after their quadruple-pushing exploits last season, although form has picked up in recent weeks, despite the arrival of Darwin Nunez and Cody Gakpo in the last year. But have things gone well for those that left? Let’s take a look” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | MARCH 11, 2023 Liverpool said goodbye ...

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Football: Qatar Offers £5 billion for Manchester United as Glazer deadline looms

  “The vision of the bid is for Manchester United Football Club to be renowned for footballing excellence, and regarded as the greatest football club in the world. More details of the bid will be released, when appropriate, if and when the bid process develops.” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | FEBRUARY 19, 2023 From the United Arba, Emirate, investors from Qatar ...

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Breaking Sports News: Christian Atsu body found in wreckage from Turkey earthquake

  “It is with the heaviest of hearts that I have to announce to all well-wishers that sadly Christian Atsu’s body was recovered this morning,” said Sechere in a post published to his Twitter account on Saturday” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | FEBRUARY 18, 2023 Officially, it has been revealed that Christian Atsu died following the devastating earthquake that hit Turkey, ...

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Breaking: League Champion, Man-City Charged With Breaching Premier League Financial Regulations

  “Furthermore, City are also being charged with failing to comply with Premier League’s rules requiring clubs to follow UEFA’s financial fair play regulations from the 2013-14 to 2017-18 seasons and failing to follow the Premier League’s rules on profit and sustainability from the 2015-16 to 2017-18 seasons” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | FEBRUARY 4, 2023 Reigning Premier League titleholders Manchester ...

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