Senator Tofowomo Challenge Football Cup 2019 Kicks Off In Ondo Community

By Obed Chuks Distinguished Senator representing the good people of Ondo South Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Otunba Nicholas Tofowomo, has shown his ever patriotic and pragmatic love for togetherness as propelled by sports, when a tournament tagged “Tofowomo Challenge Football Cup 2019,” organised by Engr. Rapheal Ademulegun, kicked off on Tuesday, in Odigbo Local Government of Ondo State, Starnews reports.  Engr Rapheal Ademulegun at the middle addressing the two Football clubs kickstarting the tournament Speaking before the kick-off of the match, at Lasia Football pitch in Ajue community of Odigbo Local Local Government, Senator Tofowomo, represented by Ademulegun,

By |July 10th, 2019|Categories: Starnews Sport|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Marouane, Former Arsenal and Morocco striker retires from Football

Former Morocco international Marouane Chamakh has confirmed his retirement from football at the age of 35 after not playing for almost two-and-a-half years. The former Arsenal, West Ham, Crystal Palace, Cardiff City and Bordeaux striker had been without a club since he left Cardiff in 2016. His last league match was against Brighton in a goalless draw in the English Championship on 3 December that same year. "Today I can say that I really retired from football," Chamakh told beIN Sports.  Born in France, Chamakh spent eight years with Bordeaux scoring 56 goals in 230 league appearances, and won one Ligue

By |May 26th, 2019|Categories: Starnews Sport|Tags: , |0 Comments

Breaking: Man City Tops League With One Point After Leicester Win

Manchester City moved to within one win of retaining the Premier League title as captain Vincent Kompany’s thunderous strike earned a nervy 1-0 win over Leicester City on Monday. The English champions were not at their fluent best but got the one moment of real quality they needed from an unlikely source as centre-back Kompany unleashed a long-range shot into the top corner 20 minutes from time. City moves back one point clear of Liverpool and will become the first side in a decade to retain the title at Brighton on Sunday as long as they match or better the

By |May 6th, 2019|Categories: Starnews Sport|Tags: , |0 Comments

Seven Years After, FIFA, NFF, Fans Remember Nigeria’s Legend Rashidi Yekini

The memories of Nigerian football legend, Rashidi Yekini, have continued to remain fresh not just for his fans in the country, but also for football lovers across the world. Seven years after he passed on, the world’s football governing body, FIFA and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) among others took to Twitter on Saturday to pay tributes to the 1993 African footballer of the year. The former Super Eagles forward who was born in Kaduna State started his professional footballing career in the Nigerian league, before moving to Côte d’Ivoire to play for Africa Sports National. He also played for

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Joe Ralls suffers injury during last Sunday’s 2-0 home loss to Liverpool

Joe Ralls will miss the final stages of Cardiff City's battle to avoid Premier League relegation because of a torn hamstring. Ralls suffered the injury during last Sunday's 2-0 home loss to Liverpool. A calf injury means Cardiff could also be without Harry Arter for the trip to Fulham, managed by the Bournemouth loanee's brother-in-law Scott Parker. "You just don't know with Harry from one day to the next," said Cardiff boss Neil Warnock. "His brother-in-law's Scott Parker. So we're banning him from watching us train this week, just in case he's going to Fulham next year! "Joe will be

By |April 26th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Breaking: See The Line-Ups In Man Utd vs Man City XI

Pep Guardiola has released the list of eleven men that will defend the colours of Manchester City in the must-win match against city neighbours, Manchester United. The Manchester Derby is a must-win for the Guardiola-tutored team to stand the chance of winning a successive English Premiership title. Find below the line-ups: Man Utd XI: de Gea, Darmian, Young, Smalling, Lindelof, Shaw, Andreas Pereira, Fred, Pogba, Lingard, Rashford. Man City XI: Ederson, Walker, Kompany, Laporte, Zinchenko, Gundogan, Fernandinho, Silva, Bernardo Silva, Aguero, Sterling​.  

By |April 24th, 2019|Categories: Starnews Sport|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Football: Latest About Zaha, Pogba, Trippier, Sane, Mahrez, Hudson-Odoi, Coutinho

Benfica's 19-year-old Portuguese midfielder Joao Felix tops a transfer shortlist issued by Juventusforward Cristiano Ronaldo, 34, to his club. Two of the Portugal forward's former Real Madrid team-mates - Spain midfielder Isco, 27, and France defender Raphael Varane, 25 - also feature. (Corriere dello Sport, via Mirror) Alternatively, Ronaldo has approved a £100m bid by the Serie A champions for his compatriot Felix, who has a buy-out clause of 120m euros. (A Bola, via Metro) Crystal Palace will have to lower their £75m asking price for 26-year-old Wilfried Zaha if the Ivory Coast forward is to get a move to

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