Football legend Pele hospitalized again – Sport – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Brazilian soccer legend Pele has been hospitalized again but there is “no emergency,” his daughter said Wednesday, the latest health concern for the 82-year-old icon, who was being treated for a colon tumor. “He’s in the hospital regulating medication,” Pele’s daughter Kely Nascimento wrote on Instagram. “There is (no) emergency or new dire prophecy… We … Read more

The rush for the medals begins as Osinbajo declares Delta 2022 open today | The Guardian Nigeria News

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will today open the 21st National Sports Festival in Asaba, the capital of Delta State. Ahead of tonight’s opening ceremony, the Games, titled Delta 2022, will produce their first medal at the cycling event. According to the program of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC), further events will take place tomorrow. At … Read more

Pulisic sinks Iran as US advances in World Cup clash | The Guardian Nigeria News

Christian Pulisic propelled the United States into the World Cup round of 16 on Tuesday as the Americans beat Iran 1-0 in their politically charged grudge game. Chelsea star Pulisic scored the only goal of the crucial Group B game in the 38th minute to take on Group A winners Netherlands in the second round … Read more

PSG ‘no longer welcome’ at Parc des Princes says club president – Sport – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the president of Qatari-owned Paris Saint-Germain, claimed in an interview published on Tuesday the club may be looking for a new home after feeling unwelcome at the Parc des Princes. Al-Khelaifi told Spanish sports newspaper Marca that PSG are “under pressure” from the Paris municipality to leave the stadium, which has been their … Read more

Kudus hero as Black Stars survive South Korea fight – Sport – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Mohammed Kudus was the hero yesterday at Education City Stadium as the Black Stars of Ghana celebrated their first win of the ongoing World Cup in Qatar in 2022. Ghana lost their first game of the competition 3-2 to Portugal and needed to beat South Korea to keep their hopes of reaching the round of … Read more

Senegal fight Ecuador for last 16 ticket – Sport – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Senegal’s hopes of qualifying for the Round of 16 hinge on their win over Ecuador in the last game of the group stage, which will be shown on DStv and GOtv. After defeating Qatar, the Teranga Lions restored their chances of progressing to the next round. Today they have to get the maximum number of … Read more

Cameroon holds Serbia in 3-3 thriller

Cameroon rose from the ashes of losing to Switzerland on day one of their clash with Serbia yesterday with a 3-3 draw at the Al Janoub Stadium. It was a draw that left fans at Al-Janoub Stadium breathless and also boosted Cameroon’s hopes of a goal Cameroon holds Serbia 3-3 thriller appeared first in The … Read more

Onana not dropped from Cameroon picture, says Song | The Guardian Nigeria News

Andre Onana could still play Cameroon’s last World Cup group game against Brazil despite being left out of the squad for Monday’s thrilling 3-3 draw with Serbia, said coach Rigobert Song. Inter Milan goalkeeper Onana has been left out of Cameroon’s squad for the matchday due to an unspecified disciplinary issue. Reports later circulated that … Read more

Boxer Alvarez threatens Messi for ‘insulting’ World Cup shirt | The Guardian Nigeria News

Boxing champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez has warned Lionel Messi after a video surfaced of the star celebrating Argentina’s World Cup win over Mexico with a Mexican jersey on the floor. The video shared on social media showed Messi seemingly touching his foot on the Mexico jersey as he and his team-mates jumped up and down … Read more

Portugal defeated Uruguay to reach the last 16 of the World Cup | The Guardian Nigeria News

Uruguay’s No.21 forward Edinson Cavani (L) fights for the ball with Portugal’s No.20 defender Joao Cancelo during the group H of the Qatar 2022 World Cup soccer match between Portugal and Uruguay at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail north of Doha November 28, 2022 .(Photo by PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA / AFP) Read More: Portugal … Read more