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Louis van Gaal confirmed as Manchester United manager

Louis van Gaal confirmed as Manchester United manager

Louis van Gaal confirmed as Manchester United manager By Temitope Adeogun Louis van Gaal has been named as Manchester United Manager, with Ryan Giggs as his assistant. Van Gaal, 62, has signed a three-year contract to succeed David Moyes. The Dutchman, who has won titles with Ajax, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and AZ Alkmaar, will take

NFF Denies 2010 World Cup Match-Fixing Claim

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has refuted the claim by Wilson Raj Perumal, a convicted Singaporean match-fixer, that he helped the Super Eagles to qualify for the 2010 Federation International de Football Association, FIFA, World Cup finals in South Africa. Perumal claimed to have ensured Nigeria’s qualification for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa

Ex-Barcelona Coach Dies at 45

Tito Vilanova, ex-Barcelona Football Club coach has died after a prolonged battle with cancer. He was aged 45. Vilanova had a tumour removed from his throat in November 2011 before suffering a relapse in December 2012. He stepped down as Barcelona’s boss last July to continue his treatment, while Gerardo Martino took charge. Announcing the

Manchester United sacks David Moyes

      David Moyes, Manchester United Manager has been sacked, just 10 months after succeeding Alex Ferguson. He was dismissed at a meeting with Ed Woodward, executive vice-chairman at the club’s Carrington training ground on Tuesday. Moyes, 50, was chosen by Ferguson as the man to succeed him when he retired after 26 years

UEFA Semi-final, Final Draws Released

  The 2014 UEFA Champions league fixtures have been released. The draw was held at Uefa headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland by a team of UEFA officials. The first leg, which is to be played on April 22 and 23 fixtures Atletico vs Chelsea; and Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich consecutively. While the return leg debacle

Brazil 2014: OSMI Parleys Broadcast Partners

To achieve its primary objective of delivering quality broadcast to Nigerians during the FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Optima Sports Management International, OSMI, has commenced its stakeholder engagement programme with a workshop for its Broadcast Partners from the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria, BON. Speaking during the opening session at the workshop that attracted participants

Brazil 2014: NFF Unfolds Bonus Structure for Super Eagles

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, on Monday unfolded a breakdown of bonus packages for the Super Eagles, technical crew and other officials who will be representing the country at the forthcoming men’s soccer World Cup in Brazil. The summary was contained in the financial estimates presented by the Secretary General of the NFF, Musa Amadu

NFF Appoints Emmanuel Amunike As Eaglets Coach

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has appointed former Super Eagles winger, Emmanuel Amunike, as the new head coach of the Nigerian U-17 national male team, the Golden Eaglets.   Emmanuel Ikpeme, Head of NFF’s technical committee, who made the disclosure yesterday, said the appointment was arrived at for the sake of continuity, especially since Amunike

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