MANNY PACQUIAO’S TEAM SAYS HORN FIGHT WOULD BE SHORT AND SWEET

Manny Pacquiao’s world title fight with Jeff Horn will be “short and sweet” with a knockout likely, his trainer predicted, as his Australian challenger said he was “ready for war”. The legendary Filipino, one of the greatest fighters of his generation, is widely tipped to triumph over the unbeaten Horn in front of an expected 50 000 people at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium on Sunday. “He (Manny) doesn’t like to predict knockouts and so forth but I think it is going to be short and sweet,” trainer Freddie Roach told reporters…

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POLICE RAID MESSI’S WEDDING VENUE

Police raid site of Lionel Messi’s wedding two days before ceremony Police and tax inspectors have carried out a court-ordered search at a casino attached to the hotel that is preparing to host the wedding of Lionel Messi, authorities said, though they denied any connection with the coming nuptials. The Wednesday raid at the City Center hotel and casino complex in Rosario, Argentina, was authorised by federal judge Marcelo Baylaque amid an investigation of alleged tax evasion by magnate Cristobal Lopez. Messi’s wedding to longtime partner Antonella Roccuzzo is set…

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SUPER EAGLES PLAYER AHMED MUSA HOSTS NPFL PLAYERS IN HIS PALATIAL MANSION IN JOS SEE PICS

Leicester City and Super Eagles forward, Ahmed Musa on Monday hosted players of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side Nasarawa United FC at his home located at Rayfield Area in Jos. Musa met with the Solid Miners, who are currently in Jos to honour their NPFL match-day 26 clash with league leaders Plateau United FC slated for this Wednesday at the Rwang Pam Stadium in Jos. Addressing the players ahead of the crucial NPFL game, the former Kano Pillars hot-shot charged players of the Lafia-based club not to lose focus,…

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NIGERIA’S 11-YR OLD TENNIS SENSATION: I NEED 40MIL NAIRA TO STEP INTO SERENA WILLIAMS’ SHOES

For her tender age of 11, MaryLove Edwards is smart and intelligent. Taiwo Alimi sat down with the tennis kid-star as well as her trainer, Kayode JayJay Savage, to trash-talk about her family, exploit, and future. It is interesting as well as revealing, enjoy…. Although, 11-year-old tennis sensation would not be lured into comparing herself with Grand Slam winner and tennis great, Serena Williams, her story and charisma are near similar to that of the American superstar. Their skills were both discovered and nurtured by their father. MaryLove’s enthusiasm is…

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TYSON FUURY CALLS OUT HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPION, TELLS HIM ‘ I ‘M MORE NIGERIAN THAN YOU’, WATCH VIDEO

Tyson Fury blast Heavy weight Champion Anthony Joshua for calling him a boring Fighter. Tyson Fury Further Says I’m more Nigerian than you, I’ll fly the Nigerian flag when I fight you. Watch video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDvTom8DefE Source: http://www.flexygist.net/2017/06/20/video-im-more-nigerian-than-you-tyson-fury-blasts-anthony-joshua-for-calling-him-a-boring-fighter/

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SUPER EAGLES COACH ROHR EXPOSES AGENTS WHO GAVE HIM MONEY FOR THEIR PLAYERS TO BE FEATURED IN NATIONAL TEAM

The coach of the senior national team of Nigeria, Gernot Rohr, says only the best players will be called up to the senior national team of Nigeria despite push from agents to get their players in the team. The manager made the statement on Friday morning through one of his aide, who also confirmed that the manager rejected bribes and lobbies from European club agents who want their players in the team. Rohr’s aide revealed further that the manager closely monitors his players along with his assistants before picking those…

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WORLD BOXING CHAMPION, ANTHONY JOSHUA TO TOUR NIGERIA IN AUGUST

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja World boxing heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua,  is set to visit Nigeria on a three-day tour in August. According to the  organisers of the visit Peel Aston Global, the British-born Nigerian pugilist will  pay courtesy calls on Acting President Yemi Osibajo in Abuja and the governors of Lagos and Ogun states. The director of the outfit Khomeini Bukhari said Joshua, who  defeated Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in 11 rounds at Wembley Stadium in April to unify the IBF, WBA and IBO titles, would also visit some royal fathers including…

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BOY BORN WITHOUT HANDS AND LEGS THROWS FIRST PITCH, SEE PIX

  LEON HALIP/GETTY Throwing out a fist pitch at a baseball game is no simple task (remember Carly Rae Jepsen’s hilarious flop in 2013?) but 11-year-old Landis Sims makes it look easy. The die-hard New York Yankees fan, who was born without hands and legs, delivered a seriously respectable pitch before Sunday’s game at Yankee Stadium against the Baltimore Orioles. His mother, Amanda Haag, says that her son was not nervous. She told ABC News that prior to the game her son likely thought, ” ‘This is really cool just throwing…

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SEE THE 6 NIGERIANS WHO HELPED UK TO WIN ITS FIRST FOOTBALL TROPHY SINCE 1966, PICS

England just won their biggest international football tournament since 1966 by beating the South Americans, Venezuela by a lone goal in the Korea under-20 world cup finals, but it is worthy to note that they achieved this feat with the help of 6 young Nigerians. Here they are; Ademola Lookman Lookman is a 19-year-old who plays as a forward for Everton. The forward was born in Wandsworth, London to parents of Nigerian descent. He represented England U-19s at the 2016 European U19 Championships. He has turned down the opportunity to…

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