SPORTS HEADLINES: TODAY'S SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES [6TH OCTOBER, 2017].


Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Sixteen teams paired with celebrity coaches will compete for N4m and community projects worth N1m in the fourth season of the MTN Fanz Championship Africa Game Show which kicks off on Sunday. The game show, which was developed by Abelinis Limited and Ultima Studios in partnership with MTN, will be aired every Saturday on TVC [] 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
England qualify for the 2018 World Cup thanks to a 1-0 win over Slovenia - but how did the players perform 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Hull City defender Ola Aina is eager to finally make his international debut for Nigeria.The post Aina eager to make international bow for Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Akwa Ibom Gov Redeems Pledge to Eagles 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Despite the switch to the vociferous Bombonera, Thursday yielded a familiarly frustrating 90 goalless minutes for Lionel Messi and his charges 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
The 24-year-old has denied speculation that he has rejected an offer from the Ligue 1 leaders to prolong his stay at the club 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Argentina's hopes of featuring at next year's World Cup hang in the balance following Thursday's 0-0 stalemate at home to Peru. 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Argentina's World Cup hopes are hanging by a thread after they were held to a 0-0 draw by Peru 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Argentina's chances of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia are hanging by a thread after the country's scoreless draw against Peru on Thursday night.The result left Argentina in sixth place in the CONMEBOL table with just one match remaining. While Brazil already clinched its place in Russia, Uruguay (28 points), Chile (26 points), Colombia (26 points) and Peru (25 points) all remain ahead of Argentina (25 points) on the table. The top four teams earn automatic qualification, w 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
The President, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has urged the Super Eagles to be calm but clinical in Saturdays 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against the Chipolopolo of Zambia. Pinnick, who gave the advice in a statement by NFFs Spokesperson, Ademola Olajire on Thursday in Abuja, []The post Be Calm, Clinical, Pinnick Urges Super Eagles appeared first on Independent News Nigeria. 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Federico Bernardeschi is holding up Paulo Dybala as the example to follow after being forced to remain patient in the early stages of his Juventus career. The Italy international joined from Serie A rivals Fiorentina in a 40million switch in July, but was made to wait until Sunday for his first start in a Bianconeri []The post Bernardeschi happy to bide time at Juve appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
The Tottenham striker deserves to wear the armband on a regular basis for his country having proven himself as one of the world's great goalscorers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
UK residents could receive 65 back on a 10 bet should they back England to beat Slovenia, Scotland to defeat Slovakia and Wales to see off Georgia 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Brazil dominated Bolivia during Thursday's 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier, but couldn't find a way past the hosts' goalkeeper in a scoreless draw.The visitors struggled with the high altitude in La Paz but still mustered plenty of chances, only to be denied by stopper Carlos Lampe time after time. The goalkeeper played the match of a lifetime, to the disbelief of the Brazilians.Here's a look at the team sheet, via sports writer Paulo Freitas:The match had a slow start, with th 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Bolivia striker Marcelo Martins poses in Brazil's team photo before their World Cup qualifier ends in a goalless draw. 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
While currently focused on boxing success, Chris Eubank Jr would be open to a switch to MMA if he was offered a sizeable sum. 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Brazilian Olympic Committee President Carlos Nuzman has been arrested by Brazil's Federal Police on charges of corruption on Thursday, according to state-run news agency Agencia Brasil. 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Defending champions Germany secured their place at next years World Cup in Russia with a 3-1 victory away to Northern Ireland in Belfast on Thursday. Sebastian Rudy and Sandro Wagner scored first-half goals and Joshua Kimmich netted a late third as Germany made it nine wins out of nine in European qualifying Group C ahead [] 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
"I am sure the surgery will solve the problem, but it is unlikely he will ever be any good at sports." 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton apologized in a video on Twitter for sexist remarks he made toward the Charlotte Observer's Jourdan Rodrigue.In the video, Newton said his "word choice was extremely degrading and disrespectful":During his weekly availability with the media Wednesday, Newton said "it'sfunny to hear a female talk about routes" when Rodrigue asked about Devin Funchess' route running in Carolina's 33-30 win over the New England Patriot 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera addressed Cam Newton's comments toward a female reporter, saying the Panthers quarterback "made a mistake.""I think Cam made a mistake," Rivera said, per ESPN.com's David Newton. "I understand he had a conversation where he pretty much said he shouldn't have said what he said. As far as I'm concerned, what I'd like to do is talk about the Detroit Lions, who we play on Sunday."During Newton's weekl 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
In the time it takes Joshua Paul to set up his camera to shoot a single image, the average Formula One car has been, gone and traveled as far as two miles away. 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Chile edged Ecuador 2-1 thanks to an Alexis Sanchez winner, boosting their World Cup qualification hopes. 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Defending champions Germany secured their place at next year's World Cup in Russia with a 3-1 victory away to Northern Ireland in Belfast on Thursday.The post Defending Champions Germany, England qualify for 2018 World Cup appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
England's Annabel Dimmock is three shots off the lead after the first day of the Ladies French Open in Saint-Jean-de-Luz. 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
It's difficult to pinpoint exactly when the NBA All-Star Game became an unwatchable bore-fest.Was it the 2015 version that went over like a lead balloon at Madison Square Garden, piercing the nation's weary eyeballs with 133 gratuitous three-point attempts'Was it the following year in Toronto, where not even Kobe Bryant's All-Star swan song could save an otherwise pointless exercise in basketball butchery'According to an executive within the league who was privy to the m 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
The New England Patriots managed to win the Super Bowl last season even though Rob Gronkowski missed the playoffs with injuries, but that won't console fantasy football players who will be without their star tight end after he suffered an injury.According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, Gronkowski will not play in Thursday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers because of a thigh issue. That could clear the way for Dwayne Allen to become the primary starter and a potential fantasy contrib 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Super Eagles right back Shehu Abdullahi yesterday described the teams camp ahead of tomorrows crucial World Cup qualifier against Zambia as having a great team spirit. 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
from Joe Apu, Uyo Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuelon Wednesdayredeemed his pledge of $10,000 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Boston Red Sox designated hitter Eduardo Nunez was forced to leave Thursday's playoff game against the Houston Astros in the first inning after suffering an apparent knee injury.Rob Bradford of WEEI noted Nunez was hurt while running to first base. Sean McAdam of the Boston Sports Journal added the veteran infielder couldn't put any weight on his leg and had to get carried off the field at Minute Maid Park in Houston.He'd previously been sidelined by a knee injury for most of Sept 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Egypt, Tunisia Eye World Cup Places 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
England striker Harry Kane says that England "should be proud as a team, as a nation" after his goal secures qualification to the 2018 World Cup. 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
England are through to the 2018 World Cup finals after a 1-0 win against Slovenia at Wembley on Thursday, Harry Kane scoring late on. 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
England qualify for WC as Lewa makes history 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
By David Meshioye: England U-21s coach, Aidy Boothroyd, is virtually growing grey hairs over the possibility of their youngsters switching allegiance to Nigeria with the three time African champions on the brink of qualifying for Russia 2018 World Cup, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Nigeria will put the 2018 World Cup African qualifying Group B to bed [] 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
FIFAs disciplinary committee has sanctioned the Equatorial Guinea Football Association with expulsion from the Womens World Cup scheduled for France in 2019 if its team qualified. 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
FC Ifeanyi Ubah goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has advised fellow Nigeria Professional Football League stars dreaming of playing for the Super Eagles not to lose hope if they have not been invited yet. Manager Gernot Rohr ran the rule over four home-based stars, Ezenwa, Dele Ajiboye, Ifeanyi Ifeanyi and Afeez Aremu, in Wednesday evenings workout, and []The post Ezenwa tasks NPFL stars on Eagles invitation appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
FC Ifeanyi Ubah goalkeeper and captain, Ikechukwu Ezenwa has vowed his readiness to prove himself again if given the nod to start in tomorrow's decisive FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifying game with Zambia tomorrow at the Godswill Akpabio stadium, here in Uyo.The post Ezenwa vows to put up a flawless performance appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Andrew Ekejiuba Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung says the Federal government of Nigeria is upbeat about the Super Eagles chances of clinching a 2018 World Cup ticket on Saturday. Nigeria hosts Zambias Chipolopolo at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium Uyo, Akwa Ibom state this weekend, in a crucial World Cup qualifier which []The post FG upbeat on Russia World Cup ticket appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Equatorial Guinea have been expelled from the 2019 Women's World Cup in France for fielding 10 ineligible players and using forged documents. The players all took part in qualifying for the 2016 Olympic women's tournament in Brazil. The latest sanctions come on top of their ban from competing at the 2020 Olympics, which was issued last year. FIFA has also imposed a fine of $102,000 (77,700) on the country's football association. An investigation by the world governing body found t 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
FIFA has cleared the coast for Mountain of Fire Ministries FC striker, Stephen Odey to play for Swiss club FC Zurich.The post FIFA clears MFM's Odey for FC Zurich appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Equatorial Guinea have been expelled from the 2019 Women's World Cup in France for fielding 10 ineligible players and using forged documents.The post FIFA WWC 2019: Equatorial Guinea banned appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Qualification ... but precious little inspiration 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
With the new game's release just around the corner, Goal takes a look at how fans can get it earlier and cheaper 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
The latest edition of the hugely popular management simulation now has a confirmed release date of November 10 - including the Touch and mobile games 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Freddie Roach, who is helping to train Georges St-Pierrein his comeback bid, hinted Thursday in an interview with TMZ Sportsthat the former welterweight champion could eventually clash with Conor McGregor.After Roach was asked what he thought of McGregor's boxing skills, Manny Pacquiao's longtime trainer said his new project would drop The Notorious when they meet."GSP's gonna kick his ass anyway," he said.UFC has since denied that there could be any fight between the tw 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
The side's goalless World Cup qualifying draw at home to Peru was compounded by a serious knee injury to the veteran midfielder 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Sebastian Rudy scored his first international goal to help Joachim Low's side make it nine wins from nine in qualifying. 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Germany's unstoppable march through Group C of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign continued on Thursday, as Die Mannschaft maintained their perfect record with a routine 3-1 win over Northern Ireland. The result sealed qualification for the Germans.Sebastian Rudy gave the visitors an early lead with a stunning strike, and Sandro Wagner doubled their advantage before half-time. Joshua Kimmich gave the Germans their final goal late, and Josh Magennis grabbed a consolation goal for 
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