Sunday 22 April, 2018
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Manchester United inflicted yet more FA Cup semi-final misery on Tottenham Hotspur as they recovered from a poor start to win 2-1 at a packed Wembley Stadium on Saturday. Tottenham, playing on the ground which has been their temporary home...

By METRO DAILY on Apr 21st, 2018

World football governing body FIFA on Thursday said it has handed out a series of fines to clubs for transfer deals involving “third-party influence”. FIFA policy on third-party ownership bans either clubs or players from entering into...

By METRO DAILY on Apr 19th, 2018

Morocco’s bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup went under the microscope on Monday as a task force from the global football body arrived for an inspection visit. The visit by FIFA’s five-man task force was to assess the country’s ability...

By METRO DAILY on Apr 16th, 2018

DStv Multichoice, a network provider and A+E Networks Internationals have promised to run a pop-up channel on FIFA World Cup tagged “History’’ to run for 14 days, starting from May 28. Bamidele Johnson, the DStv Multichoice Media Coordinator,...

By METRO DAILY on Apr 10th, 2018
Salma al-Majidi

Salma al-Majidi Sudan’s religious authority the Islamic Fiqh Council in 2012 banned the formation of a national women’s football team in the country, describing it as an immoral act. The directive prevented many women in the country from...

By METRO DAILY on Apr 8th, 2018

Liverpool’s stunning first-half destruction of Manchester City in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday was slightly soured after prolific winger Mohamed Salah was forced off with an injury. Salah opened the scoring...

By METRO DAILY on Apr 4th, 2018
Russia 2018 World Cup tickets 1.7 million sold

Russia 2018 World Cup tickets 1.7 million sold FIFA says almost 1.7 million tickets have been sold for the World Cup in Russia after some 400,000 were snapped up in the latest sales stage which ended on Tuesday. The ruling body FIFA said that...

By METRO DAILY on Apr 3rd, 2018
FIFA President Gianni Infantino

FIFA President Gianni Infantino FIFA President Gianni Infantino has described the bid process for the 2026 World Cup as “fair, objective and transparent” after the global football body announced it had received bid books from two candidates...

By METRO DAILY on Mar 27th, 2018
Hockey

Hockey Nigeria’s U-17 hockey male team is to play their Ghanaian counterparts in the finals of the ongoing U-17 West African 5s Hockey tournament on Tuesday. The five-aside hockey tournament is holding in Accra, the Ghana capital. The Nigerian...

By METRO DAILY on Mar 27th, 2018

Thousands of Catalan separatists hit the streets of Barcelona on Sunday, vowing the arrest of former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont in Germany would not stop their push for independence. Some threw garbage cans at Catalan police in riot...

By METRO DAILY on Mar 25th, 2018