Floyd Mayweather Offers To Pay For George Floyd’s Funeral

Retired boxing star, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has offered to cover the costs of all four funerals planned for George Floyd, according to multiple media reports. Hollywood Unlocked was the first to report the news, with the website’s CEO Jason Lee on Monday revealing a private discussion with Mayweather on the matter. TMZ confirmed that Mayweather […]

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JUST IN: Enyimba Player, One Other Person Abducted In Ondo

Dayo Ojo, a football player with Enyimba Football Club of Aba, has been abducted by gunmen in Ondo State.  Ojo was kidnapped on Sunday alongside a friend identified as Benjamin Iluyomade of Abia Comet.  SaharaReporters learnt that the two footballers were waylaid on Benin-Owo Road in Ondo State. Another player identified as Emma James, who […]

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UPDATE: Abductors Of Enyimba Player, Friend Demand N20m Ransom

Abductors of Dayo Ojo, a player with Enyimba Football Club of Aba, and  Benjamin Iluyomade of Abia Comets, have demanded a ransom of N20m to set them free.   The two footballers were kidnapped on Sunday evening around Ipele Village on Benin-Owo Road in Ondo State. SaharaReporters gathered that the duo were travelling from Abia State […]

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Abducted Enyimba FC Player, Colleague Regain Freedom After Kidnap In Ondo

Dayo Ojo, a footballer with Enyimba Football Club, who was kidnapped by suspected gunmen in Ondo State, has been released, SaharaReporters can confirm. Ojo regained his freedom on Wednesday night along with Benjamin Iluyomade of Abia Comets.  The two footballers were kidnapped on Sunday evening.  Recall that Ojo and Iluyomade were abducted along Benin-Owo Expressway […]

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Ex-Ogun Sports Commissioner, Olopade, Tests Positive For Coronavirus

The former Commissioner for Sports in Ogun State, Bukola Olopade, has tested positive for Coronavirus.  In a video he posted online, Olopade said, “A few days ago, I did make a video that I have been tested for COVID-19. I did promise to make it public once it was done and it has come out […]

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Manchester City Coach, Guardiola, Loses Mother To Coronavirus

  Pep Guardiola’s 82-year-old mother has died after contracting Coronavirus, Manchester City announced on Monday. “The Manchester City family are devastated to report the death today of Pep’s mother, Dolors Sala Carrio, in Manresa, Barcelona, after contracting Coronavirus,” the Premier League club said in a statement. “Everyone associated with the club sends their most heartfelt […]

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Nigeria’s Sports Ministry Places Late Rashidi Yekini’s Mother On N10,000 Monthly Stipend

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has placed the mother of late Super Eagles striker, Rashidi Yekini, Alhaja Sikiratu, on a monthly stipend of N10,000. This was disclosed on Wednesday by Olaitan Shittu, a representative of the Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, during a visit to Alhaja Yekini in Ijagbo, Kwara State. Shittu also […]

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COVID-19: FIFA Postpones U-17 World Cup, Others To 2021

The world football governing body, FIFA, has announced the postponement of the FIFA U-17 World Cup due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The body also postponed the FIFA U-20 Women’s and the Futsal World Cup to 2021. A statement on FIFA website on Tuesday said the decision, which was subjected to further monitoring, was taken by […]

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Gernot Rohr To Continue As Super Eagles Of Nigeria Coach Until 2022

Gernot Rohr, coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, has extended his contract with the Nigeria Football Federation for two and half years. The new contract is expected to end after the FIFA World Cup in Qatar in 2022. Rohr said he was looking forward to the next AFCON games as well as the World Cup qualifier. […]

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Ex-Eagles Coach Onigbinde Speaks On Nigeria’s Dwindling Fortunes In Sports Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Festus Onigbinde, former Super Eagles Coach, has attributed the static nature of sports in Nigeria to lack of development policies by the Nigerian government. Onigbinde told SaharaReporters on Wednesday that instead of setting and achieving clear goals that would lead to the development of the sport in the country; the government has only focused on […]

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