Modric wins 2018 FIFA Player of the Year award

Real Madrid’s Luka Modric ended Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s decade-long domination of football’s individual awards by being crowned FIFA’s best player of the year on Monday. The Croatian captain

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Joshua knocks out Povetkin to retain world titles

Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua retained his International Boxing Federation, World Boxing Association and World Boxing Organisation heavyweight titles with a seventh-round stoppage of Alexander Povetkin at London’s Wembley Stadium on Saturday.

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Man City thrash Cardiff 5-0

Manchester City strolled to an emphatic win at Cardiff City as they moved up to second in the Premier League table, BBC reports. The stylish visitors were out of sight

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After surgery, Ferguson returns to Old Trafford for Wolves clash

Alex Ferguson made an emotional return to Manchester United on Saturday for the first time since the club’s legendary former manager had emergency brain surgery, AFP reports. Ferguson, who managed United

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Salah on target as Liverpool set record against saints

Liverpool won a seventh straight game in all competitions from the start of a season for the first time in 28 years by easing past Southampton at Anfield, BBC reports.

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FIFA boss, Infantino, congratulates Pinnick over re-election victory

President of World Football ruling body, FIFA, Gianni Infantino, has sent a congratulatory message to Amaju Pinnick on his re-election as the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). In

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Aguero extends City stay for another year

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has signed a one-year contract extension that will keep him at the club until 2021, BBC reports. Aguero, 30, joined City from Atletico Madrid in

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Nigeria moves to 48th in FiFA ranking

Nigeria moved one place from 49th position to 48th in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking as Belgium and France share the top spot for the first time in the table’s 25-year

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NFF boss, Amaju Pinnick, wins re-election

By Nura Salami The president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has won his re-election. Pinnick won the NFF election, held in Katsina State on Thursday, by securing

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Pogba scores twice as United beat Young Boys 3-0

Paul Pogba scored twice as Manchester United opened their Champions League Group H campaign with a comfortable win over Young Boys in Bern, BBC reports. Linking with Brazilian Fred, Pogba

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