Portugal and Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been named The Best FIFA Men's Player for 2016 at The Best FIFA Football Awards in Zurich on Monday. Ronaldo beat off competition from Argentina and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and Atletico Madrid and France forward Antoine Griezmann to claim his fourth individual award. It was a memorable ... Read MoreThe post Ronaldo Wins 2016 FIFA Best Player Award, Ranieri Best Coach appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Portugal and Real
Cristiano Ronaldo has been named FIFA World Player of the Year for 2016 at the Best FIFA Football Awards in Zurich on Monday night. The Real Madrid star beat off competition from Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann to win his fourth FIFA award. Other winners on the night included Leicester City's Claudio Ranieri s as The ... Read MoreThe post BREAKING: Ronaldo Beats Messi To FIFA Best Player Award appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been named
By Sab Osuji: Slovenian Premier League club Olimpija Ljubljana's Nigerian striker, Blessing Eleke, has cut short his winter break and hurried back to base to finalise a possible transfer to a unnamed German or Turkish club, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The 20-year-old forward confirmed his agent put a call across that he should hurry back to Slovenia ... Read MoreThe post Olimpija Ljubljana Recalls Eleke Ahead Of January Transfer appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Liverpool boss has hinted that Philippe Coutinho could make a return to the Reds' first team in the English Football League Cup semifinal first leg against Southampton on Wednesday after a long injury layoff. Coutinho's last game for Liverpool was in November 2016 against Sunderland where he sustained an ankle injury. Speaking at Monday's pre-match press conference ahead ... Read MoreThe post EFL Cup: Klopp Expects Coutinho To Return Vs Southampton appeared
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has written to the Nigeria Football Federation following the killing of former youth international and Gombe United player Douglas Uzama. This was confirmed on the NFF official twitter handle on Monday. Uzama was murdered by unknown persons in Benin City, Edo State on Thursday, 29th December 2016. In a letter addressed ... Read MoreThe post Infantino Condoles With NFF Over Uzama Killing appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has
By James Agberebi: Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa has described Wilfred Ndidi as a capable replacement for former Leicester City midfielder N'Golo Kante who joined Chelsea in the summer. Ndidi made an impressive debut for Leicester City in their 2-1 win against Everton in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday after completing ... Read MoreThe post Musa: My Brother Ndidi Can Do Kante’s Job For Leicester appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By James Agberebi: Super
By Richard Jideaka, Abuja: Former Super Eagles captain Austin Okocha has said that Nigeria has the potential to dominate future CAF Africa Player of the Year Awards, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Okocha told Complete Sports in Abuja that the signs are there that Nigerian players will rise to dominate the Africa football scenes again. "It is ... Read MoreThe post Okocha: Iheanacho, Iwobi Will Soon Be African Player Of The Year appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By James Agberebi: Super Eagles forward Victor Moses is looking forward to the next round after praising his Chelsea teammates for returning to winning ways against Peterborough in the FA Cup on Sunday after losing 2-0 to Tottenham Hotspur last Wednesday. Chelsea advanced into the FA Cup fourth round after a comfortable 4-1 win against Peterborough ... Read MoreThe post Moses: Bring On FA Cup Fourth Round appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By James Agberebi:Super Eagles
Tottenham Hotspur pipped Championship club Aston Villa 2-0 in a hard-fought clash at White Hart Lane in the third round of the FA Cup on Sunday. Spurs join the likes of Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Leicester City into the fourth round of the FA Cup. Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino made nine changes ... Read MoreThe post FA Cup: Davies, Son Score As Spurs Knock Out Villa appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Tottenham Hotspur pipped Championship club Aston Villa 2-0
Crystal Palace forward Wilfred Zaha had an impressive start to his Cote d’Ivoire career as he provided an assist in their 2-1 win against Sweden in a friendly on Sunday. The game was part of preparations for the Ivorians who will be defending the Africa Cup of Nations title at this year’s edition in Gabon. ... Read MoreThe post Zaha Bags Assist On Debut As CIV Outsore Sweden appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Crystal Palace forward Wilfred Zaha had an impressive start to his
By James Agberebi: It was not the best of returns for Chelsea captain John Terry after a long absence as he was shown a straight card in the Blues’ 4-1 home win against Peterborough United in the third round of the FA Cup on Sunday. Pedro Rodriguez scored twice, while Willian and Michy Batshuayi got ... Read MoreThe post FA Cup: Terry Sent Off As Chelsea Thrash Peterborough, Boro Win appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By James Agberebi:It was not the best of returns for Chelsea captain
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has admitted that Plymouth Argyle deserved the draw and replay of their English FA Cup Third Round match, following their impressive defensive display that stopped The Reds on Sunday, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Liverpool failed to score for the third time this season and Klopp revealed his side were not patient enough to break down the resilient Plymouth ... Read MoreThe post FA Cup: Klopp Admits Plymouth Deserved Draw, Replay
By Johnny Edward: Nigerian pair of Sheyi Ojo and Ovie Ejiara were both handed starting roles by Jurgen Klopp in Liverpool’s draw against Plymouth Argyle in Sunday’s FA Cup third round clash at Anfield. League Two club Plymouth surprisingly held on to force a replay at Home Park later this month. In a game of ... Read MoreThe post FA Cup: Ojo, Ejaria Start As Fourth-Tier Plymouth Hold Liverpool appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Johnny Edward:Nigerian pair of Sheyi Ojo and
Completesportsnigeria.com presents the five outstanding Nigerian players of 2016, compiled from your votes in our Complete Sports Player of the Month polls in the year under review. The player with the most votes will be crowned the Complete Sports Player of the Year for 2016 to succeed Odion Ighalo, who won the prestigious award in ... Read MoreThe post Mikel, Moses, Iheanacho, Iwobi, Egbuchulam Up For Complete Sports Player Of 2016 appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Nigerian forward Sone Aluko and his English Championship side Fulham have qualified for the fourth round of the FA Cup after defeating Cardiff City 2-1 away on Sunday. Aluko was on from the start of the game before going off for Stephen Humphreys in the 84th minute. Anthony Pilkinton gave Cardiff a 1-0 lead in ... Read MoreThe post FA Cup: Aluko Stars As Fulham Advance Past Cardiff appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Nigerian forward Sone Aluko and his English Championship side Fulham have
Super Eagles forward, Alex Iwobi, has been nominated for Arsenal Vitality Player of the Month for December. Iwobi's nomination was confirmed on Arsenal's website on Sunday. Other players also nominated are Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Theo Walcott. Iwobi was one of Arsenal's outstanding players in Decembe,r scoring two goals. Iwobi scored Arsenal's fourth goal in ... Read MoreThe post Iwobi Nominated For Arsenal Player of The Month Award For
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Paul Lambert has praised Nigeria goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, for his world class saves which helped them secure a 2-0 away against Stoke City in the Third Round of the FA Cup on Saturday. A goal each from Helder Costa and Matt Doherty in the 27th and 80th minute respectively, sealed the win ... Read MoreThe post Lambert, Hughes Hail Exceptional Ikeme In Wolves Cup Win Vs Stoke appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager
Everton manager Ronald Koeman has lamented his team's inability to deal with the threat posed by Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa in their Saturday's FA Cup defeat to Leicester City. Musa scored two goals after coming on as a first half substitute to give Leicester a 2-1 comeback win in the FA Cup Third Round clash ... Read MoreThe post FA Cup: Koeman Regrets Everton’s Failure To Stop Dangerous Musa appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Everton manager Ronald
Super Eagles star Alex Iwobi made his eighth appearance in the English FA Cup for Arsenal who progressed to the fourth round for the 21st successive season by defeating Preston North End 2-1 at the Deepdale Stadium on Saturday. Callum Robinson shot the hosts into the lead in the seventh minute but second half strikes ... Read MoreThe post FA Cup: Iwobi Shines As Giroud Winner Sends Arsenal Through appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Super Eagles star Alex Iwobi made his eighth appearance
By Johnny Edward: Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is determined to maintain his winning start for Leicester City after helping the Foxes defeat Everton 2-1 in Saturday's English FA Cup clash at Goodison Park, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The 20-year-old former KRC Genk star played all 90 minutes and put in an outstanding display on his ... Read MoreThe post Impressive Ndidi Confident Leicester Will Continue To Win appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.