AL AHLY SET FOR CLUB WORLD CUP

African champions Al Ahly, who pipped Orlando Pirates to continental honours, will soon be competing at the Fifa Club World Cup, taking place in Morocco from December 11 to 21. The Egyptians will be making a record sixth appearance at the showpiece, with their best showing being a third-placed finish in 2006. The event, which…

2014 FIFA WORLD CUP DRAW

The groups for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil have been made. The groups are: GROUP A: Brazil, Croatia, Mexico, Cameroon. GROUP B: Spain, Netherlands, Chile, Australia. GROUP C: Colombia, Greece, Ivory Coast, Japan. GROUP D: Uruguay, Costa Rica, England, Italy. GROUP E: Switzerland, Ecuador, France, Honduras. GROUP F: Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iran, Nigeria. GROUP…

FIFA RANKING SHOCKED COACH STEPHEN KESHI

Coach Stephen Keshi has said he is shocked Nigeria have slipped in the latest FIFA rankings despite some impressive results lately. Nigeria dropped three spots in the world rankings – from 33 to 36 – in the November FIFA rankings. The African champions beat Ethiopia 2-0 in a 2014 World Cup play-off to qualify for…

ROUND-UP OF WEDNESDAY NIGHT CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

The wednesday night UEFA Champions league result include: Group A: Bayer 04 Leverkusen 0-5 Man Utd, Shakhtar Donetsk 4-0 Real Sociedad. Group B: Juventus 3-1 FC Copenhagen, Real Madrid 4-1 Galatasaray. Group C: Paris Saint Germain 2-1 Olympiakos, RSC Anderlecht 2-3 Benfica. Group D: CSKA Moscow 1-3 Bayern Munich, Man City 4-2 Viktoria Plzen.

VICTOR MOSES DESERVES THE AWARD,AUSTIN JAY JAY OKOCHA SAID

Austin ‘Jay-Jay’ Okocha has described Victor Moses as a ‘worthy winner’ after the Liverpool winger was voted as Nigeria Footballer of the Year at the Nigeria Sports Awards. The former Paris Saint Germain star who presented the plague to Moses stated that the 22-year-old defied the odds to play for Nigeria, and surpassed the expectations…

AWARD DELIGHTS VICTOR MOSES

Nigeria and Liverpool forward Victor Moses is delighted to have got the Nigerian Footballer of the Year award. The Nigerian Sports Awards were held on Tuesday with Moses walking away with the prestigious award after being up against John Mikel Obi and Sunday Mba. Mikel, however won the Sports Man of the Year award while…