Season's Greetings
Home 10 Foreign

Foreign

Philippe Coutinho seals £146m Barcelona move from Liverpool

Philippe Coutinho has completed his move from Liverpool to Barcelona for a fee understood to be £146m. The Brazil international underwent a two-part medical early on Monday, which revealed he had a thigh injury which will delay his debut by three weeks. Coutinho then headed to the Nou Camp where he joined Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu to sign a ...

Read More »

FG returns 493 Nigerian emigrants stranded in Libya

•PROMISES EXTENSIVE REHABILITATION.   THE Federal Government yesterday flew in 493 Nigerian emigrants stranded in Libya in the first phase of efforts to return the estimated 5,000 stranded in that country (Libya) under harrowing conditions, including slavery. The Max Air plane conveying the returnees touched down at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa at about 4:55 pm. Speaking to returnees, ...

Read More »

Live Commentary: Arsenal Vs Chelsea 2 – 2

 ARSENAL 2 CHELSEA 2   Arsenal just keep serving up these thrillers in these big games at the moment and, while they aren’t getting as many points from them as they might like, it is certainly good for the neutral! This one was a thrilling, end-to-end contest from the first whistle until the last, with Hector Bellerin eventually rescuing a ...

Read More »

Liberia: George Weah sets modest goals for his 6-year term

Liberian President-elect George Weah, on Tuesday, set modest goals for his six-year term, calling for Liberia to start exporting crops and repairing decrepit infrastructure, in his first interview since winning election last week. Weah rode a wave of youth support to capture more than 60 percent of the vote in last Tuesday’s run-off, but he will need to manage expectations ...

Read More »

Burnley 1-2 Liverpool: Ragnar Klavan scores late winner for Reds

Ragnar Klavan scored an injury-time winner to earn Liverpool a hard-fought 2-1 victory against Burnley on New Year’s Day. With Mohamed Salah and Phillipe Coutinho both not in the Liverpool squad,it was Sadio Mane who broke the deadlock for the visitors in the 61st minute at Turf Moor with a fine strike. Johann Gudmundsson looked to have grabbed a point ...

Read More »

Everton 0-2 Manchester United: Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard help United return to winning ways

Sublime strikes from Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard ensured Manchester United returned to winning ways with a 2-0 victory at Everton.   After United’s 2017 came to a close with three successive draws, it looked as though a familiar tale was brewing after a sluggish first half at Goodison Park.   However, United upped the ante after the break, with ...

Read More »

Read emotional presidential election victory speech of George Weah

Former international football star Georges Weah speaks in the Liberian capital Monrovia on December 30, 2017, the day after Liberia’s elections board officially certified Weah as the winner of the nation’s presidential election, following a tally of all results.   Weah, 51, is due to be sworn in on January 22, taking over from Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who in 2006 ...

Read More »

Musa still useful to Leicester— Coach

Leicester City manager, Claude Puel has explained why Ahmed Musa is not playing regularly for the first team.  The 25-year-old has been on the fringe of the Foxes’ setup, featuring only once in a League Cup encounter this season.   Despite his lack of play time, the gaffer has declared that the forward remains in his plans and clarified that ...

Read More »

Liberian election: Read Why Weah Postpone Victory Speech

An overwhelming crowd of supporters and sound-system malfunctioning forced Liberia’s President-elect, George Weah, to postpone his victory speech on Friday night. Weah was billed to formally accept his election at his Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) headquarters in Monrovia at 6.30 p.m., an hour after his declaration as President-elect. Immediately after the National Elections Commission (NEC) announced the final results of ...

Read More »