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


Wed, 06 Dec 2017
The Federal Government has budgeted N3bn to enable the Super Eagles to have a successful outing at the 2018 World Cup which starts on June 14, 2018 in Russia. The Minister of Youths and Sports, Mr. Solomon Dalung, disclosed this to State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting he had with President Muhammadu Buhari at []The post 2018 World Cup: FG budgets N3bn for Super Eagles appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Nigeria's former national team assistant coach Roland Andersson is set to be appointed as Iceland's assistant coach for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.The post 2018 World Cup: Iceland set to name ex-Eagles coach assistant manager appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Twenty-six schools have qualified for the group stage of the Delta State Principals Cup football competition sponsored by Zenith Bank. Although Delta State has 25 local government areas, the tournament was extended to 26 centres with Ughelli North divided into two because of its size and population. Marvel International Secondary School emerged as the winners [] 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
26 Schools Qualify for Zenith/Delta Principals Cup Zonal Stage 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Tyreke Johnson has long been regarded as one of the most complete defensive backs in the country, and the polished 4-starprospect cleared up his future plans Tuesdaywhen he officially committed to Ohio State.Johnson made the announcement in a video posted by 247Sports.Johnson burst on the scene at Trinity Christian Academy, and he made his presence felt in the defensive backfield to such a degree that he solidified himself as the 38th-ranked player in the country.The Jacksonville native also gra 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
John Waggoner, a 4-star defensive end hailing from West Des Moines, Iowa, announced Tuesdayhe will suit up for the Iowa Hawkeyes when the 2018 college football season starts.Waggoner made his decision official on Twitter:Waggoner didn't garner the same attention as top defensive end prospects in states that are conventional recruiting hotbeds, but he rose up the ranks in impressive fashion to solidify himself as a coveted pass-rusher.According to 247Sports' composite rankings, Waggoner 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Nadab Joseph is bringing his shutdown stylings to Alabama.Joseph announced Tuesday he plans to suit up for the Crimson Tide in the fall of 2018 after decommitting from the LSU Tigers Aug. 10.A 4-star cornerback from Hialeah, Florida, Joseph is the 199-ranked player overall and 19th-ranked cornerback among all 2018 recruits.Joseph burst onto the scene at Champagnat Catholic School as a hard-hitting safety who excelled as a playmaker in center field and a fearless downhill presence who showed a kn 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Sports minister Solomon Dalung has appointed new members to the Nigeria House Project Committee. According to a statement by Nneka Anibeze, media adviser to the minister, the new members are the Nigeria Tennis Federation president Ifedayo Akindoju (chairman) and Nigeria Basketball Federation boss Musa Ahmadu-Kida (vice-chairman). The statement said the eight-man committee would oversee the [] 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Boston Celtics center Al Horford provided 20 points (8-10 FG), nine rebounds and eight assists during Monday's 111-100 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.Horford's effort Monday made him the first Celtic since Larry Bird (in 1983 and 1986) to record 20-plus rebounds and 20-plus assists over a three-game span while also shooting at least 70 percent from the field, per the Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN.com).Over those games, Horford averaged 18.3 points, 8.0 assists, 7.3 rebounds and 1.3 b 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
While the Argentine drew a blank, goals from Juan Cuadrado and Federico Bernardeschi secured the Bianconeri victory in Greece 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
While the Argentine drew a blank, goals from Juan Cuadrado and Federico Bernardeschi secured the Bianconeri victory in Greece 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
The Portugal star will recapture his best form and deserves to win the game's top individual honour, according to the Real Madrid midfielder 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
The Portugal star will recapture his best form and deserves to win the game's top individual honour, according to the Real Madrid midfielder 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Carlo Ancelotti said he is interested in a return to Serie A amid links to former club AC Milan, while he refused to rule out Italian champions Juventus. Ancelotti has been out of a job since he was sacked by Bundesliga holders Bayern Munich in September. The Italian boss was heavily linked with Milan before []The post Ancelotti hints at Serie A return appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown caught eight passes for 101 yards and one touchdown during Monday's 23-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. When added to his previous efforts, the star wideout has now totaled 596 catches and 7,611 receiving yards since 2013. Both marks represent the highest by any player in NFL history over the course of five seasons, per the Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN.com).The two records were previously held by Marvin Harrison, who tallied 563 recept 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Former Argentina midfielder, Sebastian Veron has predicted Argentina to go through the World Cup 2018 group stage 'without a problem', but he is unsure of what to expect from NigeriaThe post Argentina will top group D, but Nigeria remains a problem' Veron appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Former Argentina midfielder Juan Sebastien Veron has said he is not happy with the Russia 2018 World Cup draw pitting Nigeria against his country in Group D. Veron, who helped Argentina beat the Super Eagles 1-0 in their group match at the Korea/Japan 2002 World Cup, labelled Nigerian an unpredictable team. Nigeria defeated Argentina 4-2 [] 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Arsenal are reportedly ready to bring Oguzhan Ozyakup back to the club and waive the sell-on clause in the midfielder's contract with Besiktas to make a deal happen, per Turkish source Aksam (h/t TalkSport).TalkSport's report detailed what removing the sell-on clause would mean for any Arsenal bid: "Originally an 11m offer from Arsenal would actually only set them back 7.7m. But, by agreeing to waive their right to a 30 per cent sell-on clause, the Gunners would now pay the 11m in 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
The Atleti boss was relatively upbeat post-match as he looked ahead to the Europa League following their Champions League failure 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
The Atleti boss was relatively upbeat post-match as he looked ahead to the Europa League following their Champions League failure 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Atletico Madrid suffered their worst UEFA Champions League finish since returning to the competition in 2013-14, as Tuesday's 1-1 away draw with Chelsea knocked them out of the competition in the group stage.AS Roma defeated Qarabag 1-0, so the Italian side claimed the top spot in Group C by virtue of a tiebreaker with Chelsea. Atletico finished in third place, but their seven points may be enough to see them qualify for the knockout stages of the Europa League.In the first match between th 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Holders Barcelona will face Celta Vigo in the last 16 of the Copa del Rey as La Ligas top five were kept apart in Tuesdays draw, AFP reports. Celta, coached by former Barca goalkeeper and assistant manager Juan Carlos Unzue, became the first side to take league points from Barca at the Camp Nou for [] 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Javier Mascherano has told El Grafico that he believes Barcelonas current cycle of success will come to an end in the not too distant future. Barca have dominated Spanish football and enjoyed great success in Europe during the last decade under Pep Guardiola and Luis Enrique, and new coach Ernesto Valverde has them five points []The post Barcas era of glory coming to an end -Mascherano appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Barcelona maintained their unbeaten Champions League record and won their group on Tuesday night after easily beating Sporting CP 2-0 at the Camp Nou. There was a rare start for Thomas Vermaelen after Samuel Umtiti's picked up a hamstring injury during the weekend's disappointing 2-2 draw with Celta Vigo, which will keep him out for at least two months. Lionel Messi was rested, allowing Paco Alcacer his first European appearance of the season.Sporting's star striker Bas Dost was s 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Barcelona and Sporting served up a drab affair during Tuesday's UEFA Champions League action, and the Blaugrana won 2-0 thanks to a goal from Paco Alcacer and an own goal from former player Jeremy Mathieu.Alcacer nodded home after 60 minutes, and Mathieu put the ball into his own net late on. The Blaugrana had already qualified for the next round, while Sporting were eliminated as a result of the loss.Here's a look at the teams:The hosts started out with plenty of attacking intention, 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Lionel Messi was among the substitutes as Barcelona won their last Champions League group game 2-0 against Sporting Lisbon. 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
The Venezuelan said the club would be better off if they returned to relying more on homegrown talent 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
The Venezuelan said the club would be better off if they returned to relying more on homegrown talent 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
France midfielder Corentin Tolisso scores twice to earn Bayern Munich victory but Paris St-Germain advance to the Champions League last-16 draw as Group B winners. 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Paris Saint-Germain managed to retain their spot at the top of Group B and will enjoy a home second-leg tie in the last-16 of the Champions League after the turn of the year despite their 3-1 defeat to Bayern Munich on Tuesday evening. The French capital side endured their second straight defeat across all competitionsfor the first time in three years, after going down 2-1 to Strasbourg in Ligue 1 on Saturday,as goals from Robert Lewandowski and aCorentin Tolisso brace were enough to... 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
The Brazilian superstar expressed delight after they were handed a group bereft of an African side, most importantly the Super Eagles. Neymar has revealed that he his happy Brazil avoided all five African teams, especially Nigeria in the Russia 2018 World Cup group stages. The Selecao will slug it out with Serbia, Costa Rica and []The post Brazils Neymer delighted to avoid Nigeria at World Cup appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Manchester United were one of four clubs to secure qualification for the last 16 of the Champions League in the final round of group games on Tuesday. United beat CSKA Moscow 2-1 and finish top of Group A, while Swiss champions Basel won 2-0 away at Benfica to join them in going through. Italian champions [] 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
The Cameroonian Football Federation (FECAFOOT) has sacked Hugo Broos 10 months after the coach masterminded an unexpected African Nations Cup triumph. 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
The Houston Texans placed tight endC.J. Fiedorowicz on injured reserve, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday. The move will endFiedorowicz's 2017 season.Fiedorowicz suffered his third concussion of the year in Houston's 24-13 defeat to the Tennessee Titans in Week 13.Fiedorowicz, 26, had a breakout season in 2016, catching 54 passes for 559 yards and four touchdowns. Coming into the year, he spoke to Deepi Sidhu of Texans.comabout his desire to improve his production and ma 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Celtic secure a place in the Europa League knockout stages despite Jozo Simunovic's own goal handing Anderlecht victory. 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Celtic qualified for the Europa League despite losing 1-0 to Anderlecht, as they finished in third place in Group C. 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Arkansas has reportedly found its next head football coach, with Chad Morris set to take over the program after spending the past three years at SMU.Per Trey Biddy of HawgSports.com, Morris will be named the Razorbacks' head coach.The Razorbacks have been scouring the coaching market since firing Bret Bielema on Nov. 24 following a 4-8 season in 2017.Gus Malzahn, who was a walk-on wide receiver for two years in 1984-95 at Arkansas and was an offensive coordinator at the school in 2006, had 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Manchester United, AS Roma, Juventus and FC Basel all qualified for the last 16 of the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League on Tuesday.United went through as group winners after battling back to beat CSKA Moscow 2-1 at Old Trafford in Group A. Meanwhile, Roma pinched top spot from Chelsea in Group C after the Blues were held to a 1-1 draw by Atletico Madrid at Stamford Bridge.Atleti will join Celtic in the UEFA Europa League last 32, despite the Hoops losing 1-0 to Anderlecht in Glasgow.Here are the fu 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
By James Agberebi: Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho was in action for Leicester Citys U-21s who defeated League One club Scunthorpe 2-1 away in round two of the 2017/2018 English Football League (EFL) Trophy also known as the Checkatrade Trophy on Tuesday. The Checkatrade Trophy is a knock-out tournament for English football clubs in League [] 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Chelsea face the prospect of meeting Barcelona or Paris St-Germain in the Champions League last 16 after they qualified as runners-up. 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
This years edition of the NCC Tennis League will come a fitting climax at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club this weekend, with playoff for third and fourth places preceding the championship match. 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
The referee says he was subject of a tirade from the Manchester United manager after a game at Stoke in January 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
The referee says he was subject of a tirade from the Manchester United manager after a game at Stoke in January 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Russia has again vowed to "defend" the interests of its athletes as the IOC prepares to rule on whether to exclude Russia from the 2018 Winter Olympics Tuesday. 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
As Colin Kaepernick made his way to the podium, a surprised crowd broke into thunderous applause. 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
The Blues manager is not daunted about what lies ahead for his side in the Champions League after finishing as runners-up in Group C 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
The Blues manager is not daunted about what lies ahead for his side in the Champions League after finishing as runners-up in Group C 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Peterside Idah has claimed that Vincent Enyeama told him in a conversation that he is tired of playing for Nigeria and will not be returning to the team for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.The post Count me out of World Cup, Enyeama tells Peterside appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Nigeria's D'Tigers dropped six places in the latest FIBA World Ranking released on Tuesday. D'Tigers were one of the top five teams that dropped more that three steps in the ranking along with New Zealand, Egypt, Mozambique and Rwanda. The runner-up at the 2017 FIBA AfroBasket championship, D'Tigers, finished the month of November in 32nd..."The post D'Tigers Drop Six Spots In FIBA World Ranking appeared first on OsunDefender. 
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