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SPORTS HEADLINES: TODAY'S SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES [15 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Wed, 15 Nov 2017
MEDIA Officer of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Toyin Ibitoye has explained why coach Gernot Rohr wants Vincent Enyeama back into the team ahead of next year's World Cup in Russia. Rohr and his men are in Krasnodar, Russia preparing for Tuesday evening's friendly international against Argentina as part of the build-up to the 2018 [] 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The Confederation of African Football will meet soon to discuss a proposal for the African teams who have qualified for next year's World Cup finals to play friendlies during the FIFA internationals window in March, a Nigerian football official confirmed Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia will be Africa's five representatives in Russia. However, allRead MoreThe post 2018 World Cup; CAF study request for African teams' friendlies appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
By Amaechi Agbo Abia Warriors Football Club of Umuahia, Abia State, will officially unveil its U13 and U15 academy boys tomorrow, 15th November, 2017, in Umuahia. In a statement he issued in Umuahia, Abia Warriors Chairman, Chief Emeka Inyama said the State Deputy Governor, Rt Hon Ude Oko Chukwu who will lead other dignitaries to [] 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The veteeran racked up his 37th win as Oranje manager in his final match in charge, breaking a record which had stood for 77 years 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The veteeran racked up his 37th win as Oranje manager in his final match in charge, breaking a record which had stood for 77 years 


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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Argentina striker Sergio Aguero had to be taken to hospitalon Tuesdayevening after he collapsed at half-time in their friendly defeat to the Super Eagles in Krasnodar, Russia. Aguero scored Argentinas second goal as they took a 2-0 lead before a stunning Nigeria comeback led to a 4-2 Super Eagles win. Argentinean outlets reported that the [] 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Sergio Aguero was taken to hospital after fainting at half-time in Argentinas friendly defeat against Nigeria, the Argentine Football Federation announced, telegraph.co.uk reports. The Man City striker scored after 36 minutes in Krasnodar, Russia, to put Argentina 2-0 ahead, but did not come out for the second half and was replaced by Dario Benedetto. The [] 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
A historic and binding agreement that will eliminate all manner of rancour and distractions around 


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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The USMNT showed the highs and lows that come with playing young players against European powerhouse Portugal 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The USMNT showed the highs and lows that come with playing young players against European powerhouse Portugal 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Anthony Joshua has explained that his decision to target Tyson Fury with an insult on Twitter last week was his desire to "fight fire with fire" and played down the prospect of unifying the belts in 2018. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Enable is named Horse of the Year at the 2017 Cartier Racing Awards in London 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The former U.S. boss does not believe the nation's developmental system is broken but thinks MLS needs to get more young Americans on the field 


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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The former U.S. boss does not believe the nation's developmental system is broken but thinks MLS needs to get more young Americans on the field 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Arsenal star Alex Iwobi scored a brace asNigeriacomfortably overcame the challenge of Argentina in a friendly on Tuesday. Iwobis second goal of the match, after his equaliser early in the second half, completed an upset against a side that although missing Lionel Messi was not short on star power. Receiving the ball at the top []The post Argentina 2-4 Nigeria: Super Eagle Beat Argentina In International Friendly appeared first on Independent Nigeria. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Paris Saint Germain midfielder, Giovani Lo Celso, has expressed his disappointment at Argentinas 4-2 defeat to Nigeria inTuesdaysinternational friendly match in Russia admitting that Kelechi Iheanachos strike two minutes from half time gave the Super Eagles a a huge motivation fight back and win the game. Lo Celso who was drafted in after Mauro Icardi [] 

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Petr Cech has ramped up the mind games ahead of this weekend's north London derby by suggesting the time has come for Tottenham to win a trophy. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Arsene Wenger has revealed that he would be tempted by the opportunity to manage at the World Cup at some point in his career. The 68-year-old Arsenal manager has won three Premier League titles andseven FA Cups, as well as overseeing the move from Highbury to The Emirates Stadium during his twenty one years at the north London club. Arsene Wenger has hinted he could move into international management once he finishes his career at Arsenal... pic.twitter.com/XEmJtCNftD ' ArsenalFanTV... 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Roger Federersealed his spot in the semi-finals of the 2017ATP World Tour Finals as he earned a battling 7-6 (6), 5-7, 6-1 win overworld No. 3Alexander ZverevatLondon's O2 Arena in Tuesday's evening clash.The six-time winner downed the 20-year-old star in two hours and 13 minutes at the season-ending tournament and came through strongly in the decider after losing the second set.Meanwhile, in Tuesday's afternoon match, Jack Sock came from a set down and then 3-0 down in the decide 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
By Hanifat Mustapha: Super Eagles and Mainz 05 defender, Leon Balogun, has expressed his excitement over the Nigerian teams sensational comeback win against La Albiceleste of Argentina in their Tuesdays international friendly match in Russia, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Nigeria came back from 2-0 down to confound the Argentines 4-2 in the highly anticipated friendly clash. Balogun [] 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Baron Corbin retained the United States Championship against Sin Cara on Tuesday's episode of SmackDown Live to keep his champion vs. champion match against The Miz at Survivor Series intact.Sin Cara put up a valiant effort in pursuit of his first singles title with WWE, but Corbin delivered the End of Days for the victory. WWE showed Corbin with his championship held aloft:When it was first announced that Corbin and the intercontinental champion were set to clash at one of the year's 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Kansas star freshman Billy Preston will not play in Tuesday's game against Kentucky due to an internal investigation following a car accident.The team released a full statement from head coach Bill Self:It appears while there were no injuries from the single-car accident, there are questions about where Preston acquired the car. The team is hoping to find a "clearer financial picture" before allowing him to play for the team.The freshman was also held out of the Jayhawks' fir 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The Nigeria Football Federation on Tuesday in Krasnodar signed an agreement with the Super Eagles ahead of the World Cup in Russia next year. According to the NFF, the agreement is aimed at avoiding issues which affected Nigeria in previous finals. NFF president Amaju Pinnick, vice-presidents Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko, General Secretary Mohammed Sanusi [] 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday redeemed his promise to reward DTigress for winning the 2017 Afrobasket in Mali. According to Nneka Anibeze, media adviser to Sports Minister Solomon Dalung, each player got N1m while the five coaches got N500,000 each. Dalung said sport in Nigeria was moving to greater heights through the support of Buhari. [] 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Burkina Faso secured a 4-0 win over Cape Verde in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification (CAF) Group D match at the Stade du 4 Aot in Ouagadougou on Tuesday night. 

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The Seattle Seahawks placed running backC.J. Prosise on injured reserve Tuesday because of a lingering ankle injury.The team also announced it signed Mike Davis off its practice squad to take Prosise's roster spot.Prosise, 23, has struggled to establish himself as a nice complementary piece in Seattle's crowded backfield the way he did last campaign.In the 2016 regular season, he accumulated 172 rushing yards and a touchdown while also catching 17 passes for 208 yards in six games.Hemi 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Camping Sites, Friendlies Opponents Finalised for Eagles 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Carlo Ancelotti has emerged as favourite to be appointed as the new manager of Italy following their failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. Monday night's goalless draw with Sweden in the second leg of their World Cup qualifying play off handed the Swedes a 1-0 aggregate win following their victory in the first leg, meaning the four time world champions will be absent from the World Cup finals for the first time since 1958. Mamma Mia! Italy, 6 times World Cup finalists, 4 times World Cu 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The Tottenham star scored an emphatically supreme hat-trick to devastate Ireland 5-1 at Lansdowne Road and put Denmark in the hat for the World Cup draw. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Never before has a two-loss team reached the College Football Playoff. Auburn is looking to make some history.The simple-easy-done scenario for the selection committee includes Alabama winning outthereby eliminating Auburn and Georgiawhile Oklahoma and Wisconsin do the same. The ACC championClemson or Miamiwould take the final spot.But it won't actually be that painless, right'Following a 40-17 mauling of then-No. 1 Georgiaand aided by Stanford's upset of Washington and Miami&#039 


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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
After one of the wildest weekends of the season, the College Football Playoff Committee had its work cut out for it. The latest standings are now out, but it wasn't without controversy.Alabama is the new No. 1 team in the country, replacing Georgia after its blowout loss to Auburn on Saturday.Clemson, Miami and Oklahoma round out the top four spots in what has been a significant change to the playoff outlook. Here are the full rankings from Week 12 with reaction from around the country. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The College Football Playoff Committee released its Week 12 rankings on Tuesday night. Below, we'll go through the poll and analyze the playoff landscape with the postseason looming. Rankings1. Alabama2. Clemson3. Miami4. Oklahoma5. Wisconsin6. Auburn7. Georgia8. Notre Dame9. Ohio State10. Penn State11. USC12. TCU13. Oklahoma State14. Washington State15. UCF16. Mississippi State17. Michigan State18. Washington19. NC State20. LSU21. Memphis22. Stanford23. Northwestern24. Michigan25. Boise 


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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
There's something empowering about a conspiracy theory.The more far-fetched it is, the better. Cloaking yourself in a conspiracy theory is like moving behind an aegis. You're safe from all rational argument. If someone doesn't buy it, why, they're just not in the know. If someone is only going on the same facts everyone else has, they're simply being nave.It is quite possible that no group of people, at least in the sports world, has a sweet tooth for the secret plot lik 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Daniele De Rossi, Giorgio Chiellini and Andrea Barzagli all said they would retire from international duty after Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup on Monday. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The Boys in Green boss received an unusual compliment from his opposite number after Tottenham's star shredded Ireland's World Cup hopes 


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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The Boys in Green boss received an unusual compliment from his opposite number after Tottenham's star shredded Ireland's World Cup hopes 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Marco Silva has been refused the opportunity to talk to Everton following their reported interest in the Portuguese manager. Silva's club, Watford, have denied the Toffees the chance to contact their number one target due - with reports claiming that only 8.5m was offered to the Hornets as compensation. Everton are in a rut right now. After sacking Ronald Koeman with no immediate contingency plan, the Merseyside outfit are still without a permanent manager - leaving David Unsworth with the. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Argentina forward, ngel Di Mara, has described Kelechi Iheanachos superb free-kick on the stroke of halftime as the turning point for the Super Eagles in their 4-2 comeback win against La Albiceleste in Tuesdays international friendly match in Krasnodar, Russia, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Argentina looked to be heading into the break with a 2-0 lead following [] 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Tana Aiyejina Dolphins Basketball Club of Lagos on Tuesday defeated Ghanaian champions Braves of CEPS 55-46 in a friendly played at the ultra-modern indoor hall of the Dolphins sports centre in Lagos. Braves, the basketball team of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority, were also beaten by the 2015 Nigerian champions on Monday. [] 


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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
DIDIER Drogba will finally hang up his boots in 2018 as he prepares to bring his 20-year professional career to an end, the former Chelsea striker has told RMC. After leaving Montreal Impact following the end of the 2016 Major League Soccer season, Drogba, 39, became the first player-owner in the history of the game [] 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
New York Knicks center Enes Kanter responded to Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James' calling himself the king of New York by saying that title is already taken by the Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis.Ian Begley of ESPN.com passed along Kanter's comments. James made the assertion in an Instagram post Tuesday morning, one day after he got into a brief tussle with Kanter during the Cavs' 104-101 victory at Madison Square Garden."We've already got a king, and it's 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
England rounded off 2017 with their second goalless draw in a week against one of world football's powerhouses thanks to another impressive defensive display as they held 2014 World Cup semi finalists Brazil. It was a game which featured minimal chances for either side, with the Three Lions struggling to create anything that seriouslytroubled the South Americans, but also showed the solid foundation needed to keepCanarinho at bay. It was a clash that arguably did not live up to... 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
England frustrate Brazil at Wembley 

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
England followed up their stalemate against Germany with another impressive clean sheet as they held five-time world champions Brazil to a 0-0 draw at Wembley. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
England earned a second consecutive 0-0 draw against top opposition as they played out a goalless encounter with Brazil at Wembley in a friendly clash on Tuesday.Having drawn a blank with world champions Germany on Friday, Gareth Southgate set up his England side to frustrate the Selecao, and they were successful once again.While the Three Lions barely had a shot in anger, they restricted a strong Brazil side to very few genuine efforts of their own, and goalkeeper Joe Hart produced a couple of 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Retired Super Eagles goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has expressed his pride in the teams performance in 2017, which was rounded off with a stunning 4-2 victory over Argentina in a friendly in Krasnodar, Russiaon Tuesday. The Super Eagles came from 2-0 down to outclass the South American giants 4-2 on the back of a brilliant Alex [] 

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Eriksen secures WC spot for Denmark 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The Merseyside club's major shareholder Farhad Moshiri now sees Silva as the best possible candidate for the job. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
BBC Sport profiles Senegal and Liverpool midfielder Sadi Mane, a nominee for the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017 award. 



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