First 11: AFCON 2021 Kickoff And This Week’s Biggest Sports Stories

  From Romelu Lukaku’s row with Thomas Tuchel; Odion Ighalo’s AFCON absence to Watford’s eventual release of Senegal’s Ismaila Sarr for the competition, sports fans had a lot to chew on in the first week of the year. On First Eleven this week, we capture the stories that made headlines to help sports lovers make … Continue reading First 11: AFCON 2021 Kickoff And This Week’s Biggest Sports Stories

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Pogba Return A Month Away, Says Rangnick

  Paul Pogba is not expected to return from a thigh injury for at least another month, Manchester United interim manager Ralf Rangnick has confirmed amid mounting speculation over the French midfielder’s future. The 28-year-old last played in a 2-2 draw at Atalanta in early November before pulling up with the injury during training on international duty … Continue reading Pogba Return A Month Away, Says Rangnick

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At Least 21 Die In Vehicles Trapped By Pakistan Snowstorm

  At least 21 people died in an enormous traffic jam caused by tens of thousands of visitors thronging a Pakistani hill town to see unusually heavy snowfall, authorities said Saturday. Police reported that at least eight people had frozen to death in their cars, while it was not immediately clear if others had died … Continue reading At Least 21 Die In Vehicles Trapped By Pakistan Snowstorm

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Djokovic Tested Positive To COVID-19 In December, Lawyers Tell Court

  Tennis superstar Novak Djokovic was given a COVID-19 vaccine exemption because he tested positive for the virus in December, his lawyers said in a court filing Saturday, three days after Australian border agents placed him in a Melbourne detention centre. The world number one has also requested to be moved to a facility where … Continue reading Djokovic Tested Positive To COVID-19 In December, Lawyers Tell Court

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FG’s Declaration Of Bandits As Terrorists Will Help Flush Out Criminals – Matawalle

  Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawalle has applauded the Federal Government’s declaration of armed bandits as terrorists by Federal Government adding that it will help in flushing out criminals. Governor Matawalle said before the declaration, the military were earlier constrained to use certain equipment like Super Tucano on the bandits but with the declaration, they … Continue reading FG’s Declaration Of Bandits As Terrorists Will Help Flush Out Criminals – Matawalle

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Fourteen Killed In Egypt Double Bus Crash

  At least 14 people were killed and 17 injured Saturday when a coach and a minibus smashed into each other at high speed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, security officials said. The minibus and the coach, which had come from the capital Cairo and was heading for the Red Sea tourist resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, … Continue reading Fourteen Killed In Egypt Double Bus Crash

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Injured Osaka Pulls Out Of Australian Open Warm-Up

  Reigning Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka pulled out of a warm-up tournament for the opening Grand Slam of the year Saturday with an abdominal injury, casting a shadow over her preparations. At the Melbourne Summer Set event this week, the Japanese superstar hit the court for the first time since her tearful early exit … Continue reading Injured Osaka Pulls Out Of Australian Open Warm-Up

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