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UEFA CL: It’s crunch time for City- Guardiola

Pep Guardiola admits Manchester City’s bid for an unprecedented quadruple will be defined by today’s Champions League showdown with Tottenham and their following two Premier League games. Guardiola’s side are in contention to win all four major trophies after lifting the League Cup, reaching the FA Cup final and staying …

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Ghana miss out on 2019 AFCON seeding

Ghana will not be seeded for this year’s Africa Cup of Nations and could now face a tough group when the draw is made on Friday in Cairo. The Confederation African Football(Caf) confirmed on Thursday that the six seeded countries would be hosts Egypt, holders Cameroon, Nigeria, Tunisia, Senegal and Morocco.  Coach Kwesi Appiah’s side find themselves …

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EPL: Arsenal Moves to Third after Win against Newcastle

Arsenal beat Newcastle at Emirates Stadium to move above Manchester United and north London rivals Tottenham and go third in the Premier League. Aaron Ramsey, who had an earlier effort disallowed following a foul, put the hosts ahead with a fine low strike from 15 yards out. Newcastle’s Matt Ritchie …

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EU fines Nike 12.4 mn euros over football merchandise

The EU’s powerful competition authority Monday imposed a 12.5 million euro ($14 million) fine on US sports apparel giant Nike for restricting cross-border sales in Europe of jerseys and scarves of top football teams. According to the European Commission, Nike imposed illegal licensing deals on merchandise from clubs such as …

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