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Arsenal now set to officially unveil Kelechi Nwakali; as ex-Eaglets captain turns 18; Chukwueze deal fails

London-based Arsenal are set to announce the signing of former Nigeria -17 international and captain of the trophy-winning Golden Eaglets squad, Kelechi Nwakali, according to reports. This is also Nwakali’s teammate Samuel Chukwueze failed to get his local club’s approval for his anticipated move to Arsenal. Nwakali reportedly agreed a …

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Stephen Keshi dies at 54

Nigerian football icon Stephen Okechukwu Keshi died suddenly in the early hours of Wednesday in Benin City, Edo state, TheCable understands. The former international football player and coach had lost his wife of 33 years, Kate, on December 15, last year to cancer. “He was not ill at all, never …

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Muhammad Ali: Family announces Friday for burial of late boxing legend; Clinton, others to speak at Interfaith Service

Former United States President, Bill Clinton will be among those giving a eulogy for Muhammad Ali at an interfaith service, Friday in the boxer’s hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, the family announced today. In a speech in California today, Clinton reflected on watching Ali light the Olympic torch in Atlanta while …

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Obama, Cameron, Lennox Lewis, George Foreman, Don King, Arum, Holyfield, Jesse Jackson, Mayweather Jr., mourn boxing legend, Ali

Tributes and eulogies have continued to trail the passing on boxing legend, Mohammed Ali as world leaders and boxing’s famous figures pay their respects to the man described as ‘the Greatest.’ Floyd Mayweather Jr said; “there will never be another Ali”. “There will never be another Muhammad Ali. The black …

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Gov. Wike, Uba, international football, Nollywood stars colour Yobo’s testimonial match in P/H; ‘I’m satisfied with my career’

Former captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, brought his playing career to a close, Friday evening, with a testimonial match played in his honour at the Adokiye Amiesiamaka Stadium in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. The match which featured Team Nigeria taking on Team World ended 5-4 in …

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