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Footie Star Nunda Officials Joins URA FC

Footie Star Nunda Officials Joins URA FC

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By Our Reporter Soccer ace Jackson NUNDA has today Tuesday August 11, 2020 officially joined Uganda Premier League contenders URA FC,  where he will play for the next three Seasons. Prior to joining the Tax Collectors, Nunda was at KCCA FC where he spent five seasons. The midfielder who joined the Kasasiros in 2015 left the club as a free agent after running down his contract. “Thank you for the 5 years of selfless service. We wish you the best in the future.” Read a massage from KCCA FC, shared on their social media platforms. Nunda becomes the second player to officially leave this season, following in the footsteps of Eric Ssenjobe who joined Police FC. Since joining KCCA FC in 2015, Nunda has gone on to win three League titles, two Uganda Cups, one FUFA Super 8
Wayne Rooney Settles The Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo Debate

Wayne Rooney Settles The Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo Debate

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By Our Reporter Wayne Rooney spent many years linking up with Cristiano Ronaldo to devastating effects but he had to admit that Lionel Messi edges the debate between the two. Rooney and Ronaldo were unplayable during their period playing together at Manchester United and despite a brief rift following the 2006 World Cup, remain good friends off the pitch. Yet despite his links to the Juventus superstar, England's record goal scorer couldn't overlook the brilliance of Messi, which he witnessed in two Champions League defeats to Barcelona. "Ronaldo wasn't as focused on goals when we started playing together but you could see that all he wanted was to be the best player in the world," Rooney wrote in his Sunday Times column. "He practiced and practiced and began to produce. Cr...
Ex-marathon Runner, Kenya’s Kipsang Banned For Doping

Ex-marathon Runner, Kenya’s Kipsang Banned For Doping

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By Our Reporter Kenya’s world record holder Wilson Kipsang has been slapped with a four year ban from competitions after missing series of doping tests. A ruling published by the Athletics Integrity Unit on Friday states that the ex-marathon runner was found to have missed three tests. He failed to provide timely information on his whereabouts on a fourth occasion, in 2018 and 2019. Kipsang won bronze in the marathon at the 2012 London Olympic. He broke the world record the following year in Berlin. The athlete held the record until Dennis Kimetto bettered his time the year after. Kipsang has won the New York and Tokyo Marathons and won the London Marathon twice.
Serie A Crown Six MVPs For 2019/20, Cristiano Ronaldo Is Not One Of Them

Serie A Crown Six MVPs For 2019/20, Cristiano Ronaldo Is Not One Of Them

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By Our Reporter Serie A have announced a series of end of season awards, including the league's MVP, and Cristiano Ronaldo will be frustrated to learn he's been completely overlooked. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner scored 31 goals in the season, including 12 winning goals - and also won Juventus 24 points on his own thanks to his heroics. But despite breaking more records as he fired Juve to yet another Scudetto, it's Ronaldo's Juventus teammate Paulo Dybala who has been named Serie A's best player. Most goals for Juve: Ronaldo (31 goals most in a season in club history) Most match winner goals: Ronaldo (12) Most points won: Ronaldo (24) Most MOTM won: Ronaldo Highest rated player in League: Ronaldo Serie A MVP winner: Dybala - 31 goals (most in Juve histor...
Wayne Rooney Blasts Ferguson Over Champions League Blunders

Wayne Rooney Blasts Ferguson Over Champions League Blunders

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By Our Reporter Wayne Rooney has slammed his former Machester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson's tactics in the 2011 Champions League final defeat to Pep Guardiola's Barcelona. The Blaugrana produced a truly breathtaking display at Wembley, playing United off the park enroute to a 3-1 win that secured a second Champions League final triumph over the Red Devils in three years. After the game, Ferguson admitted that United had never been outclassed in such convincing fashion and stated that the Barca side were the best team he had come up against during his long managerial career. Pedro, Lionel Messi and David Villa were all on target in the tika-taka masterclass that left the Scotsman literally shaking in the dug-out five minutes before the final whistle was blown. Throwback to...
Former Chelsea Star Drogba Hit By Another Blow In Bid For FIF Presidency

Former Chelsea Star Drogba Hit By Another Blow In Bid For FIF Presidency

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By Our Reporter Another setback for Ivorian soccer star Didier Drogba arose on Tuesday when the Association of the Nation's Players (AFI) announced its backing of current Ivorian Football Federation vice-president (FIF), Idriss Diallo. This is a harsh blow to Drogba’s FIF presidency campaign — upon officially registering to run earlier today, as this is the fourth out of the five eligible bodies to not sponsor the greatest goal scorer in the history of the national team. The AFI statement reads;, "In accordance with the majority of its members, the board of directors has decided to grant the AFI's sponsorship to the list headed by Idriss Diallo. This choice is in line with the recommendation made by two-thirds of the delegates at the end of last Friday's meeting" said the AFI in
CAF To Resume Confederation Cup, Champions League Semis And Finals

CAF To Resume Confederation Cup, Champions League Semis And Finals

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By Our Reporter The Confederation of African Football (CAF) decided on Monday to resume both the semifinals and finals of the Confederation Cup and Champions League after more than three months of suspension over the COVID-19 spread concerns. Semifinal matches of the African Confederation Cup will be played on September 22, 2020, while the final will be played on September 27, without the audience, the CAF said on its official website. All the African Confederation Cup matches will be played in Morocco. The first match of the Confederation Cup will be run between Egypt’s Pyramids FC and Guinea’s Horoya at Mohammed V Complex stadium in Casablanca. While Morocco’s RS Berkane will face Morocco’s HUSA in the second match at Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium in Rabat. The final
Kolo Toure Reveals How  To Beat Liverpool’s Van Dijk

Kolo Toure Reveals How To Beat Liverpool’s Van Dijk

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By Our Reporter Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has been a revelation for the club since joining from Southampton in January 2018 for a fee of $98 million. Since his signing, The Reds have gone to win the Champions League, the Club World Cup and the English Premier League for the first time in three decades. While many people believe the Dutch international is ‘perfect, Ivorian Kolo Toure thinks otherwise. “He’s an unbelievable player, he’s a top player, he’s got speed, height, he can jump, he’s got technique, he can switch the game with his long passes, he has got everything,” Toure told Stats Perform News. “I haven’t seen many players challenge him one on one. In my opinion, that’s his weakness! He’s really tall and if you really attack him with the ball, he can struggle,
Matteo Guendouzi Reveals Why He Missed Out On FA Cup Celebrations

Matteo Guendouzi Reveals Why He Missed Out On FA Cup Celebrations

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By Our Reporter Matteo Guendouzi wasn't around for Arsenal's FA Cup victory on Saturday evening, or the celebrations that came after, but the Frenchman is now enjoying his holidays. The midfielder was an important part of the Arsenal first team early in the season but hasn't played since his altercation with Neal Maupay at the end of the loss against Brighton back in June. He wasn't even in the squad for the win against Chelsea at Wembley in the final on Saturday and he's finally broken his silence, after not appearing in the post match celebrations. Posting on Instagram he put up a picture on his story from his holiday, and it looks pretty good in fairness. Despite the falling out with the manager, that has seen him miss out on the game and several matches prior, Mikel Art...
Victor Osimhen  Becomes Most expensive African Player After Sealing  Record Move To Napoli

Victor Osimhen Becomes Most expensive African Player After Sealing Record Move To Napoli

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By Our Reporter The Nigerian forward has joined the Neapolitan outfit for an initial €71.2 million but a further €10.1 million is guaranteed in add-ons, taking the overall fee to €81.3 million - as per French newspaper L'Equipe. It eclipses the £72 million Arsenal paid to land Nicolas Pepe, who Osimhen then replaced in Lille's attack after the Ivorian's big-money move to the Emirates Stadium. “The next chapter @officialsscnapoli is a very exciting one and I can't wait to get on the pitch with the team. I want to thank the fans through the last few weeks, and I will definitely give my all on pitch for the common good of the club,” Osimhen   said. The former Wolfsburg man will earn between €4 million and €5.5 million a year net without bonuses in Napoli -a huge wage in