Why I blocked Cristiano Ronaldo’s Move To Manchester City – Alex Ferguson

Legendary Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, has confirmed he blocked Cristiano Ronaldo from making a possible switch to Manchester City. According to Ferguson, he could not imagine the 36-year-old playing for their city rivals. The Scot is understood to have phoned Ronaldo personally to persuade him to return to Old Trafford. Speaking with ViaPlay, Ferguson […]

Tuchel speaks on who will score more goals between Lukaku, Ronaldo

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has said he does not care if Cristiano Ronaldo wins the Golden Boot this season, as long as Romelu Lukaku keeps scoring for his team. Ronaldo’s second debut at Old Trafford ended in scintillating fashion, as he netted a brace in their 4-1 win over Newcastle United. The two goals are […]

Ronaldo scores on Man Utd’s second debut

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice on his Manchester United return as they moved top of the Premier League with victory against Newcastle. It took Ronaldo 47 minutes to reopen his goalscoring account for United, 12 years after his last appearance for the club. Ronaldo, 36, who re-signed for United from Juventus in August, tapped in from […]

Football legend Pele remains in ICU after surgery

80-year-old Brazilian football legend Pele remains in intensive care but is making a satisfactory recovery after undergoing surgery for a suspected colon tumour, his doctors said Friday. Pele’s medical team at the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo said in a statement that he was “actively conversing and displaying vital signs within normal range.” Pele […]

Messi reveals ‘most difficult’ trophy of his career

Lionel Messi, a six-time Ballon d’Or winner, has called the international silverware he won with Argentina, the most difficult trophy of his career so far. According to Messi, who now plays for PSG after two decades with Barca, Copa America glory with Argentina gave him “peace of mind” at the international level. Messi suffered final […]

EPL: Man United Match Against Aston Villa Moved Forward

The English Premier League match between Manchester United and Aston Villa has been rescheduled. Naija News understands the game scheduled to hold on September 25, was rescheduled to avoid significant crowd, traffic and operational issues locally. It was reported that a Courteeners concert will hold at Lancashire Cricket Club on the same day with the […]

Former NFA Board Member Suleiman David Is Dead

A former board member of the defunct Nigeria Football Association (NFA) Mallam Suleiman David is dead. Naija News reports that the NFA is now known as the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Suleiman David, who was also the Chairman of the Nigerian professional football team, Niger Tornadoes, died on Tuesday morning. It was gathered that the […]

Photos Of Ronaldo In His First Training Session With Manchester United

Portuguese Striker, Cristiano Ronaldo was pictured in training with Manchester United today. The former Juventus striker reported to Carrington, Manchester United’s training ground. Cristiano Ronaldo’s training with Manchester United today is his first training session since he returned to Old Trafford. Ronaldo was also pictured having a conversation with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Manchester United’s head coach. He […]

World Cup Qualifier: ‘Why I Quit Cape Verde Team Suddenly Before Nigeria Clash’ — Ricardo Gomes

Cape Verde forward Ricardo Gomes has explained the reason behind his decision to quit the team ahead of Tuesday’s 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying game against the Super Eagles of Nigeria. The Cape Verdean Football Federation had claimed the Partizan Belgrade star left the squad due to injury worries. However, Gomes has confirmed his international […]

Ex-Abia Commissioner of Sports, Uche Mpamah is dead

Uche Mpamah, a former Commissioner for Sports in Abia State, has been confirmed dead. The late Mpamah died of an undisclosed illness on Saturday. The deceased served as Commissioner under the administration of former Governor Theodore Orji now the Senator, representing Abia central senatorial district in the National Assembly. The late ex-Commissioner hailed from Obuohia Obi-Ibere, […]

Man Utd set to announce Ed Woodward’s replacement

Manchester United is close to announcing Ed Woodward’s successor and is set to promote from within. According to Sky News, the club’s group managing director, Richard Arnold, is in line to take over. Woodward resigned following the controversy that surrounded the failed European Super League. Woodward has often been a divisive figure among the Old […]

Iheanacho double seals win over Liberia for Nigeria’s Super Eagles

Kelechi Iheanacho scored a first-half brace to hand Nigeria a comfortable 2-0 win against Liberia in their 2022 World Cup qualifying at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos State. Nigeria who started the game brightly went ahead in the 24th minute through Iheanacho after a clever play from midfielder Alex Iwobi from the right flank. The Eagles […]

Photo: Ronaldo Is Recognized By Guinness World Records As Player With Highest Number Of Goals In Intn’l Competition

Portuguese international, Cristiano Ronaldo has been officially recognized by the Guinness World Record as the male player with the most goals in international football competitions. The player showed off his certificate on his Instagram account after it was presented to him by the organization. Naija News reports Ronaldo achieved the amazing individual feat after scoring […]

Nigeria Vs Liberia: Rohr Maps Out Opponent’s Strength And Weaknesses

Nigeria National football team head coach, Gernot Rohr has mapped out the strength and weaknesses of Liberia’s team ahead of their clash today. Naija News understands that Super Eagles will face the Lone Star of Liberia in the opening game of the second round of the 2022 World Cup qualifying tie today. Setting out plans […]

Manchester United Reveal Cristiano Ronaldo Jersey Number

International record goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo has retaken the number 7 shirt on his return to Manchester United. Naija News reports that the club confirmed this on Thursday evening. Recall that the former Real Madrid attacker wore the jersey during his first spell at Old Trafford from 2003 to 2009, before moving to Spain to join […]

Di Maria Leaks Jose Mourinho’s ‘Insane’ Act With Ronaldo

Argentine professional footballer, Angel Di Maria has leaked a fight between AS Roma manager, Jose Mourinho and Manchester United player, Cristiano Ronaldo. Naija News recalls that Di Maria played under the Portuguese football manager at Real Madrid. Speaking with Libero on TyC Sports, Di Maria disclosed that Mourinho had fought with players at Madrid, including […]

Done Deal: Arsenal Complete Signing Of Takehiro From Bologna

English Premier League club, Arsenal has completed the signing of Japan professional footballer, Takehiro Tomiyasu from Bologna. Naija News reports that Takehiro completed his medical on Tuesday, August 31. The North London club splashed £19.8m to land the 22-year-old at Emirate Stadium. Speaking to Arsenal journalists, technical director Edu said: “We’re delighted to have signed […]

2021: Done Deal Transfer On Deadline Day

Football clubs across Europe major leagues have signed one or two players on the deadline of the summer transfer window which closed on August 31. English Premier League side, Manchester United on Tuesday signed former Juventus player, Cristiano Ronaldo for £19.8m. The Red Devils also sold Daniel James to Leeds for £25m. North London side, […]

See Cristiano Ronaldo In Man United’s Jersey (Photo)

English Premier League side, Manchester United has released pictures of Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo in their new kit. The Red Devils, however, did not reveal the jersey number of the former Juventus player. The club wrote, “We have the photos you have been waiting for, ever since our sensational transfer announcement last Friday… Cristiano Ronaldo […]

Ronaldo completes Manchester United return

Manchester United completed the signing of Cristiano Ronaldo on Tuesday for his second spell at Old Trafford for a fee that could rise to 23 million euros ($27 million) from Juventus. The 36-year-old made his name on the world stage in six years at United between 2003 and 2009 before moving to Real Madrid for […]

Willian leaves Arsenal on transfer deadline day

Willian has walked away from £20.5m and terminated his Arsenal contract as his move to Brazilian side Corinthians nears. Willian had two years left on his £240,000-a-week Arsenal contract but instead of staying at the Emirates or asking for a pay-off, he has decided to tear up his contract. Not only is the 33-year-old saving […]

Former IOC president Jacques Rogge is dead

Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge, who created the Youth Olympics, has died at the age of 79, the IOC said on Sunday. No details were given and the IOC said the family has asked that their privacy be respected. Rogge, a Belgian surgeon, presided over the IOC in succession of Juan Antonio […]

EPL: Cristiano Ronaldo to wear two different shirt numbers for Man United

It appears that football star, Cristiano Ronaldo might end up wearing two different shirt numbers for Manchester United this season. According to Metro, Edinson Cavani’s decision to hand over the No.7 shirt might not be approved by Premier League. Ronaldo returned to Old Trafford on Friday after 12 years and now the discussion is about […]

What I told Ronaldo before he returned to Man United – Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand, a former Manchester United defender, has said that Sir Alex Ferguson would have hated to see Cristiano Ronaldo in a Manchester City shirt. Ronaldo made a stunning return to Old Trafford on Friday after days of negotiations with Manchester City. The 36-year-old had suddenly decided to leave Juventus, a club he joined from […]

Why Liverpool didn’t sign Ronaldo – Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said his club did not consider signing Cristiano Ronaldo because he was not a player for the future. He explained that it is better to embrace the future instead of harking back to the past. Speaking about Ronaldo during his pre-match press conference as Liverpool gear up to play Chelsea – […]

‘Ronaldo Agree Deal To Join Manchester Club, To Undergo Medical Tomorrow’

Renowned football journalist Fabrizio Romano has stated that Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo on Thursday agreed to join Manchester City in a two-year deal from Juventus. Naija News reports that Romano made this known in Thursday. “Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester City, HERE WE GO! Paperworks signed tonight between Juventus and City. €25m final fee, contract also […]

See The Full Draws For The 2021/22 UEFA Champions League Group Stage

European football governing body, UEFA has announced the group stage draws for the 2021/2022 Champions League group stage games. The draws for the group games were held on Friday at Instanbul, Turkey. Naija News reports that the group games will feature 32 teams and the matches will begin September 14/15 this year. Manchester City and […]