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…

IHEANACHO PICKS MAN CITY

Nigeria Under-17 World Cup star Kelechi Iheanacho, who has been linked with top clubs all over Europe, picks Manchester City as the club he would love to join. According to the player’s father, he has turned down Chelsea, Manchester United and Porto and has chosen City as his destination of choice. The Hotsportingtruth reports: “Iheanacho…

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE ROUND-UP (TUESDAY)

Group E: Basel piled more misery on Chelsea with a shock 1-0 victory over the table toppers. The Swiss side had already beaten the Blues in the group’s opening match at Stamford Bridge, and they made sure of the ‘double’ thanks to Mohamed Salah’s late strike. In fact, Chelsea failed to get a shot on…