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Arsene Wenger To Resign At The End Of Current Season

Arsene Wenger To Resign At The End Of Current Season

LAGOS APRIL 20TH (NEWSRAGERS)-Wenger, 68, announced on Friday that he will be leaving the Gunners at the end of the current 2017/18 campaign despite having one year remaining on his contract. Here is the statement from Wenger in full which was posted on Arsenal’s website with the heading “Merci Arsene” taking center stage. “After careful […]

World Cup: Argentina Ready For Eagles, unveils 34-Man Squad

World Cup: Argentina Ready For Eagles, unveils 34-Man Squad

LAGOS APRIL 16TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Argentina coach, Jorge Sampaoli, has penciled down a 34-man list ahead of FIFA’s deadline for lists submission ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup. Mauro Icardi’s name was however conspicuously missing on the list. The coach listed Sergio Romero, Franco Armani, Wilfredo Caballero, Nahuel Guzman, Agustín Marchesin, Fabricio Bustos, Gabriel Mercado, Nicolás […]

Ahmed Musa On Target, Rescues CSKA Moscow

Ahmed Musa On Target, Rescues CSKA Moscow

LAGOS APRIL 16TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Ahmed Musa was on target as CSKA forced Ufa to a 1-1 draw in the Russian Premier League game at the Stadion Neftyanik. Sunday’s outing was the fifth in the League for Musa, who made a loan switch from Leicester City to CSKA Moscow during the last transfer window. The fleet-footed Super […]

Ex-Police Boss, Ehindero To Face Trial Over Alleged N16bn Fraud

Ex-Police Boss, Ehindero To Face Trial Over Alleged N16bn Fraud

LAGOS APRIL 14TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it is set to resume prosecution of former Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Sunday Ehindero, for alleged N16 million fraud. Spokesperson of the commission, Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Friday. Okoduwa said the case against […]

Commonwealth Athletes’ Scam:Ghanaian President Suspends Officials Of Sports Ministry

Commonwealth Athletes’ Scam:Ghanaian President Suspends Officials Of Sports Ministry

LAGOS APRL 12TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Nana Addo Akufo-Addo, president of Ghana, has suspended the deputy youth and sports minister, Pius Hadzie, with immediate effect over the Commonwealth athletes’ scam. A statement released on Thursday by Eugine Arhin, Director of Communication, said that also suspended is the acting director general of the National Sports Authority, Robert Mensah. The […]

Nigeria Climb, Argentina, Iceland and Croatia Fall In April FIFA Ranking

Nigeria Climb, Argentina, Iceland and Croatia Fall In April FIFA Ranking

LAGOS APRIL 12TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Nigeria are now ranked the 47th best football-playing nation in the world according to the April Fifa Ranking released. Inspired by their victory over Poland in March’s international friendly, Gernot Rohr’s men climbed five placed – a position which makes them the sixth best team in Africa behind Tunisia, Senegal, Congo DR, […]

Another Look At The Controversial Real Madrid’s Penalty Vs.Juventus

Another Look At The Controversial Real Madrid’s Penalty Vs.Juventus

LAGOS APRIL 12TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Real Madrid is moving on the Champions League semifinals. But not without a scare. And not without controversy. Los Blancos blew a 3-0 first-leg lead to Juventus, and appeared to be headed for extra time at the Santiago Bernabeu when Cristiano Ronaldo, in the third of three minutes of second-half stoppage time, […]

UEFA: Bayern Cruise Into Last Four, Madrib Rapes Juventus

UEFA: Bayern Cruise Into Last Four, Madrib Rapes Juventus

LAGOS APRIL 12TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Bayern Munich reached the semi-finals of the Champions League after playing out a goalless draw with Sevilla in their quarter-final second leg to progress 2-1 on aggregate. The hosts began brightly as James Rodriguez, Arjen Robben and Robert Lewandowski all weighing in with early efforts, the latter heading on target and forcing […]

CAF Cup: South African Referee Rejects $30,000 Bribe To Fix Plateau United, USM Alger Game

CAF Cup: South African Referee  Rejects $30,000 Bribe To Fix Plateau United, USM Alger Game

LAGOS APRIL 11TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Reports in the South African media allege that one of its referees, Victor Gomes rejected a $30,000 (about N10.8 million) bribe to fix the CAF Confederation Cup match between Plateau United and Algeria’s USM Alger. Plateau United won the first leg second round fixture played in Lagos on Saturday by 2-1.But according […]

Champions League: Roma Kicks Out Barca

Champions League: Roma Kicks Out Barca

LAGOS MARCH 10TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Roma spectacularly booked their spot in the semi-finals of the Champions League courtesy of a 3-0 win over Barcelona in the second leg of their quarter-final in Italy on Tuesday night. A Daniele de Rossi penalty made it 2-0 to the home side in the 58th minute after Edin Dzeko had secured […]

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