Didier Drogba's charity foundation to help causes in Africa has been cleared following an investigation into "serious regulatory concerns".
Barcelona are the more desperate side as Real Madrid visit Catalonia on Saturday for the first El Clasico of the season boasting a six-point lead at the top of La Liga.
The verdict in former FIFA President Sepp Blatter's appeal against a six-year ban for unethical conduct will be announced Monday.
A spectacular second half strike by Emeka Ogbugh proved decisive as Rivers United subdued Shekarau Babes 1-0 in a fiercely-competed opening game at the 2016 Shehu Dikko Annual pre-season tournament in Kaduna.
LOC chairman of the Lagos 2016 Africa Beach Soccer Cup of Nations, Seyi Akinwunmi has said the Committee is all set to host a tournament that the whole of Africa will be proud of.
02 December 2016, 13:19
Newly –appointed Chairman of the Nigeria Women Football League, Aisha Falode has visited the camp of the Super Falcons in Yaounde ahead of Saturday’s 10th Women Africa Cup of Nations final.
02 December 2016, 13:19
FIFA President Gianni Infantino Friday postponed a trip to Australia so he can attend funeral services for the footballers killed in a plane crash in the Colombian mountains.
01 December 2016, 22:09
Zinedine Zidane's smooth transition from Real Madrid legend as a player to Champions League winning coach has caught many by surprise, but Real president Florentino Perez believes success was guaranteed by the Frenchman's "love story" with the Spanish giants.
01 December 2016, 16:51
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Anthony Martial scored twice as Manchester United crushed West Ham United 4-1 in the League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday, while Arsenal were humbled by Southampton.
01 December 2016, 15:33
Three female athletes are set to fly Nigeria’s flag for the first time, at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
01 December 2016, 13:50
Paris Saint-Germain hotshot Edinson Cavani bagged his 100th goal for the club in a 2-0 win over Angers on Wednesday to keep the reigning Ligue 1 champions on the heels of leaders Nice.
01 December 2016, 12:36
Five members of the Super Falcons were able to escape a possible plane crash ahead of this year’s African Women’s Cup of Nations final.
01 December 2016, 14:01
Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, Rivers United will officially commence the third phase of pre-season on Thursday when they face Shakarau Babes FC in the opening match of the 2016 Shehu Dikko Annual tournament in Kaduna.
30 November 2016, 22:33
Saturday's blockbuster La Liga clash between Barcelona and Real Madrid will be preceded by a minute's silence for the 71 people killed in a plane crash that decimated the Brazilian football team Chapecoense.
30 November 2016, 21:30
Swiss authorities say their criminal investigation into FIFA has expanded and former secretary general Urs Linsi is a suspect.
30 November 2016, 20:00
Swiss police raided homes last week as part of a broadening probe into corruption allegations over the awarding of the 2006 World Cup to Germany.
30 November 2016, 19:14
Jurgen Klopp says he will do his best to protect starlet Ben Woodburn from the media spotlight after he became the youngest scorer in Liverpool's history in their League Cup victory over Leeds.
30 November 2016, 18:05
NFF has sent a letter of condolence to the Brazilian Football Federation, over Monday’s plane crash in Colombia that killed players, official and supporters of the country’s club, Chapecoense, as well as a number of journalists.
30 November 2016, 14:28
Former Warri Wolves attacking midfielder Abu Azeez will team up with the Beach Soccer side, the Super Sand Eagles as they prepare for the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations.
30 November 2016, 13:24
Twelve months after Jamie Vardy earned worldwide fame for scoring in a record 11th Premier League match in succession, he is suffering a barren spell that mirrors Leicester City's fall from domestic grace.
29 November 2016, 19:12
Jose Mourinho's erratic behaviour is not sitting well with some senior Manchester United figures.
29 November 2016, 15:51
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is interested in reuniting with former player John Obi Mikel.
29 November 2016, 17:51
Youth and Sports Development Minister, Solomon Dalung, has urged all sports federations in Nigeria to identify talent at the grassroots to create a reservoir of talent in the country.
29 November 2016, 16:50
Edinson Cavani is in the best form of his career in French football and is targeting his 100th goal for Paris Saint-Germain as the reigning Ligue 1 champions entertain Angers on Wednesday.