Monday 25 March, 2019
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Emmanuel Amuneke Former Super Eagles player Emmanuel Amuneke has qualified Tanzania for the next Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for the first time since 1980 after a 3-0 win over Uganda. Amunike who signed a two-year deal to coach the Tanzania...

By Optimum Times on Mar 25th, 2019

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been fined 22,600 dollars by UEFA for appearing to make an obscene gesture while celebrating his side’s Champions League victory over Atletico Madrid. The Portugal international was guilty of “improper...

By Optimum Times on Mar 22nd, 2019

Players of Enugu Rangers Rangers International FC’s hope of advancing in the 2019 CAF Confederation Cup was laid to rest on Sunday with a 0-1 defeat in Enugu by Club Sportive Sfaxien of Tunisia. Rangers paid for their wastefulness in front...

By Optimum Times on Mar 18th, 2019

FIFA will take a final decision on June 6 whether to expand the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams and hopes to confirm the plans if a suitable co-host can be found. The world football governing body moved a step closer on Friday to taking...

By Optimum Times on Mar 17th, 2019

The organisers of the Tough Tourers Awards on Thursday said that Lagos City would witness the largest gathering of Nigerian Adventure Riders ever, adding that the residents were looking forward to the event with great excitement. The Media...

By Optimum Times on Mar 8th, 2019

Anthony Joshua Heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua warned American challenger Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller on Monday that he would strip him of his soul and reconstruct his face at Madison Square Garden on June 1. The fight in New...

By Optimum Times on Feb 26th, 2019

Jay Jay Okocha A Lagos High court has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the former Super Eagles Captain Austin Jay Jay Okocha for snubbing the court over why he failed to pay his income taxes. Okocha was dragged before the court by...

By Optimum Times on Feb 22nd, 2019

 Serena Williams Serena Williams has made her way back to the Top 10 in the WTA rankings for the first time since the birth of her daughter in September 2017. Williams is No. 10 in the latest rankings released Monday. Japan’s Naomi Osaka...

By Optimum Times on Feb 19th, 2019

LCpl Naomi Yunana receives the trophy for winning the marathon for Nigerian army The Nigerian Army female team has emerged the overall first winner of the third edition of the West African Military Semi-Marathon Tournament that took place at...

By Optimum Times on Feb 18th, 2019

Taiwo Ogunjobi Former Secretary-General of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Taiwo Ogunjobi is dead. Until his death, Ogunjobi was the Chairman of Osun State Football Association. He also served as Special Assistant to immediate past Osun...

By Optimum Times on Feb 11th, 2019