100 International goals! Man United congratulate former Player Cristiano Ronaldo - newsheadline247.com
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100 International goals! Man United congratulate former Player Cristiano Ronaldo

Manchester United have congratulated former star player Cristiano Ronaldo for having achieved the 100-milestone for Portugal after the brace against Sweden Tuesday evening. Cristiano Ronaldo, 35, has won almost every major honour available in both club and international football. The Portugal superstar player, who boasts of five Ballon d’Or titles and an equal number of Champions Read more

NPFL: Abia Warriors signs Harrison Ibukun from Dakkada FC… 7th of the window - newsheadline247.com
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NPFL: Abia Warriors signs Harrison Ibukun from Dakkada FC… 7th of the window

Football Abia Warriors has officially signed Harrison Ibukun from Dakkada FC who is their 7th new signing of the transfer window ahead of the next season of Nigeria Football Professional League (NPFL), sources informed. Newsheadline247 understands Ibukun penned a two-year deal with the Umuahia based side. Read Ogun Govt fixes resumption date for schools, gives Read more

Dream strike force… Juventus moves for Messi to link up with Cristiano Ronaldo in Serie A - newsheadline247.com
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Dream strike force… Juventus moves for Messi to link up with Cristiano Ronaldo in Serie A

Emerging reports suggest Juventus have made contact with Lionel Messi’s camp, in a bid to try and lure him to Turin and form a stunning attacking duo with rival, Cristiano Ronaldo, according to L’Equipe. Messi and Ronaldo have battled for the coveted status as the world’s best footballer for more than a decade and played Read more

Merciless Bayern wallop Barcelona in stunning 8-2 defeat of Catalan giants - newsheadline247.com
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Merciless Bayern wallop Barcelona in stunning 8-2 defeat of Catalan giants

By AFP A merciless Bayern Munich inflicted a humiliating, record defeat on Barcelona on Friday, recording a scarcely believable 8-2 victory in their Champions League quarter-final in Lisbon to leave Lionel Messi forlorn and surely hastening in the end of an era in Catalonia. Thomas Mueller scored twice either side of goals from Ivan Perisic Read more

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NFF commends Zenith Bank on commitments to youth soccer

Football Zenith, NFF plan U-15 future falcons The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has commended Nigeria and Africa prominent financial institution, Zenith Bank Plc, for its commitments to youth soccer development in the country, just as it plans to liaise with the bank to begin a national U-15 women team. Apart from sponsoring the NFF, the Read more

Onigbinde: ‘Thunder’ Balogun remains Nigeria’s greatest of all time - newsheadlne247.com
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Onigbinde: ‘Thunder’ Balogun remains Nigeria’s greatest of all time

A former coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Chief Adegboye Onigbinde, has insisted the late Teslim ‘Thunder’ Balogun remains Nigeria’s greatest footballer of all time the country has ever produced. Onigbinde, a former FIFA and CAF instructor, spoke as the Balogun family remembers the late soccer legend, who died 48 years ago at age 45. Read more

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LMC lacks capacity to beam Nigeria Professional Football League matches – Irabor

Football A former Chairman of the League Management Company, Nduka Irabor, has said the company lacks the “modern sophisticated production capacity” for the coverage and to televise matches of the Nigeria Professional Football League. Irabor added that Nigeria’s over-reliance on foreign production companies for television coverage of NPFL matches has left the LMC “stranded” and Read more