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Platini appeals Fifa ban at CAS

Platini appeals Fifa ban at CAS

Uefa president Michel Platini on Wednesday appeal to the Court of Arbitration for sport against his six years ban from football. Recall that 24 February Fifa dismissed appeal from Platini and Sepp Blatter against their ban from all football activity, as both pair ban was reduced from eight years to six years. The Fifa scandal

Blatter, Platini banned from all football activities for eight years

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini have been banned from all football activities for eight years and fined by the FIFA adjudicatory ethics chamber. The decision, revealed in Zurich on Monday, brings a definitive end to Blatter and Platini’s control of the sport with both unable to run for FIFA presidency on February 26. The investigative

Dalong calls for unity in Nigerian football

Minister of Youth and Sport Barrister Solomon Dalong on Wednesday said the controversies in the Nigerian football have been put to an end following the recent success made by the National Teams. The Sport Minister made this known at the 71st Annual General Assembly of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. He said:

Vidal ready to win champions league

Former Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal on Wednesday disclosed that he joined Bayern Munich to win the Champions League. Chilean footballer who lost the last season champions leagues match to Barcelona 3-1 said his chance to get his hands on the famous trophy was the main motivation behind his transfer. The Copa America winning was signed

Nwobodo’s operation successful – NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed that fly eagles midfielder Obinna Nwobodo is back on his feet after a successful surgical operation on his knee. Nwobodo damaged his knee during the final of the 2015 African Youth Championship against Senegal, which ruled him out of the FIFA U20 World Cup in New Zealand.  

PSG signs Di Maria

Paris Saint-Germain,(PSG) on Thursday officially signed Angel Di Maria from Manchester United both  club  confirmed the deal. Di Maria signed a four –years deal with the French league 1 champion and will wear No.11 shirt of PSG. The Argentina international on Tuesday undergoes his medical test in Qatar before signing his contract with the club. A statement issued by Di Maria

Mourinho is world’s best coach – Matthaus

Lothar Matthaus on Monday disclosed that Jose Mourinho is the best coach in the world insisting he is better than Bayern Munich Coach, Pep Guardiola. Chelsea boss  Mourinho has won league titles with Porto, Chelsea, Inter and Real Madrid, while Guardiola oversaw the most successful spell in Barcelona’s history and has won two Bundesliga titles with Bayern so

Didier Drogba moves to American side, Montreal Impact

Didier Drogba has signed with Montreal Impact, the American Major League Soccer (MLS) side have confirmed. A statement by the club on Monday said Didier Drogba, in a trade with the Chicago Fire, in return for general and targeted allocation money. He will officially join the roster upon receiving his International Transfer Certificate (ITC) and