To Rival Blatter For FIFA Role UEFA chief Michel Platini hopes a third candidate will challenge Sepp Blatter and Jerome Champagne in next year’s Fifa presidential election. Blatter is the president of world football’s governing body and had said he would stand down in 2015 but changed his mind and is seeking re-election. Asked who ... Read MoreThe post Platini Wants New Candidate appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Aaron Ramsey helped Arsenal get back to winning ways in sublime fashion as they eased to a 4-1 UEFA Champions League win at Galatasaray. Last Saturday’s 3-2 defeat at the hands of Stoke City ramped up the pressure on Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, but the London club responded in the right manner with a comfortable ... Read MoreThe post Galatasaray 1 Arsenal 4: Ramsey stars as visitors bounce back appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Mario Balotelli went to extreme lengths to deal with racism as a child after the Liverpool striker is claimed to have allegedly painted his skin pink in an attempt â€˜to cover up being black.â€™ The Sun made the shocking claim on Sunday after reporting that Balotelli struggled to understand racism while growing up in a ... Read MoreThe post Mario Balotelli â€˜Tried Painting His Skin Pink To Cover Up Being Black As a Kidâ€™ appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By James Agberebi: Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has set his sight on another win for Middlesbrough in this Saturday’s championship clash against Derby County at the Riverside Stadium. Omeruo who provided an assist for Jelle Vossen in Middlesbrough 5-1 away win against Millwall, urged his team-mates not to relent on their effort. He wrote ... Read MoreThe post Omeruo Targets Win Against Derby County appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Last season’s FA Cup finalists Arsenal and Hull will square off again in the third round of this year’s tournament. Arsenal came from behind to beat Hull 3-2 in the Wembley showpiece in May and the sides will lock horns again at the Emirates after they were the first two teams out in the third ... Read MoreThe post FA Cup 3rd Round: Arsenal Draw Hull City appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has named his team to face Galatasaray in the Champions League tonight, with Mathieu Debuchy returning from injury to start. The France international right-back has been sidelined since September 13 but is straight back into the XI to face the Turks, with the Gunners already qualified from Group D. Taking first ... Read MoreThe post Galatasaray Vs Arsenal: Debuchy Returns, Campbel And Sanogo In appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Jose Mourinho has reiterated his side were unfortunate to leave St Jamesâ€™ Park with no points and highlighted the fact no team has done better than his in the Barclays Premier League so far this season. Saturdayâ€™s loss on Tyneside was the Blues’ first in any competition since the end of April. That impressive run, ... Read MoreThe post Mourinho insists Chelsea Still The Best In England appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Lionel Messi has claimed he was subjected to more rigorous anti-doping controls than his Barcelona team-mates ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League clash with Paris Saint-Germain. Officers from AETSAD (Spanish Agency for Protection of Health in Sport), who work in conjunction with Uefa, visited Barcelona and conducted tests on five players – Messi, Andres Iniesta, Ivan ... Read MoreThe post Messi Alleges Doping Victimisation appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Former Eagles captain fears for Nigerian football Former Nigeria captain Sunday Oliseh believes the glory days of the country’s national team will not return unless they “get their house in order”. Nigeria have been on a downward spiral in the past year and failed to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. Oliseh told ... Read MoreThe post Oliseh: Nigerian Football Future Looks Bleak! appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Anthony Stokes has praised Efe Ambrose for his seamless return to the heart of the Celtic defence. The Nigeria international has not always been a first choice centre-back under manager Ronny Deila but took over from Jason Denayer after the 19-year-old Belgian picked up a foot injury during the home game against Dundee last month. ... Read MoreThe post Celtic Star Hails Efe For Impressive Display In 1-0 Win appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Eagles star spread festive cheer with children in hospital Former England international,Allan Shearer may have pinned Chelsea’s first loss of the season on the shoulder of Super Eagles star,Mikel Obi but statistics reveal the Nigerian was one of the Blues’ top performers of the afternoon at Saint James’ Park. A statistical look back at Saturday’s ... Read MoreThe post Newscastle 2-1 Chelsea: Stats Rate Mikel High appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–The shinning stars of the Globacom Premier League The 2013/2014 Nigeria Professional Football League season came to a fitting close on November 16 with great performances from players who were instrumental to their teams’ finish. These players ensured their teams either qualified for the CAF Champions League, the CAF Confederation Cup, created new Premier League ... Read MoreThe post 2014 NIGERIAN LEAGUE TOP ELEVEN appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Chelsea fans are divided over the performance of Super Eagles midfielder, Mikel Obi in Saturday’s 2-1 defeat at Newcastle which effectively ended their unbeaten run to the season. While some echoed former Newcastle and England striker,Allan Shearer’s sentiments,blaming the Nigerian for not measuring up to the standard set by suspended Serb,Nemanja Matic,others hailed the former ... Read MoreThe post Chelsea Fans Divided Over Mikel’s Performance Vs Newcastle appeared first on Complete
–CAF president laments Super Eagles ouster President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Alhaji (Dr) Issa Hayatou has affirmed that failure to qualify for the 30th Africa Cup of Nations has not diminished the importance of Nigeria to the entire structure of African football. In a chat with President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. ... Read MoreThe post Hayatou: Nigeria Will Be Sorely Missed At 2015 AFCON appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Courtois says Blues’ ‘home form will them the leagueâ€™ Thibaut Courtois has urged his Chelsea team-mates to put their first defeat of the season behind them to cement their place at the top of the Premier League table. The Blues ended up on the wrong end of the scoreline for the first time in 22 ... Read MoreThe post Courtois: No Cause For Chelsea Alarm appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By James Agberebi: Nigeria midfielder John Ogu has expressed delight following his team Hapoel Beer Sheva’s 4-0 win in Saturday’s Israeli Ligat Haal clash against visiting Hapoel Haifa. Reacting to the win, Ogu went on to hail his assist which led to one of the goals scored. He wrote on his twitter page: “Great result ... Read MoreThe post Ogu Celebrates Assist In Beer Sheva’s 4-0 Win appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer has blamed Nigeria international Mikel Obi for Chelsea’s 2-1 loss at Newcastle on Saturday to end their unbeaten run. Shearer said Mikel did not do well enough in the midfield emphasising that Jose Mourinho side missed suspended Nemanja Matic. â€œChelsea didnâ€™t play that well,â€ Shearer told BBC Sport. â€œThere is ... Read MoreThe post Shearer Blames Mikel For Chelsea’s Loss At Newcastle appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Sab Osuji: The last may not have been heard in the controversy arising from the verdict of the Appeals Committee of the NFF in the petitions brought before it regarding the September 30 elections into the executive committee of the federation held in Warri, Delta State. Five out of the six members of the ... Read MoreThe post NFF Appeals Committee Ruling: ConfusIon Over FIFA’s Stand appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–402 goals and still counting Lionel Messi scored yet another hat-trick and surpassed 400 club goals as Barcelona came from behind to win the Catalan derby 5-1 against Espanyol in La Liga on Sunday. The Argentine, who holds the La Liga and Champions League scoring records, produced a now familiar devastating performance to take his ... Read MoreThe post Messi Hits Another Hat Trick In Barca 5-1 Win appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Mikel Makes EPL start; Onazi, Obasi missing in action ENGLAND Mikel Obi (CHELSEA); Sammy Ameobi (NEWCASTLE): Nigerian midfielder Mikel Obi made his first EPL start for Chelsea who suffered their first defeat of the season as they were beaten 2-1 by Newcastle whoi paraded Sammy Ameobi for 83 minutes in their 15th top-flight game of ... Read MoreThe post MUSA, AKPALA, UJAH ON TARGET! appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.