Real Madrid Striker Benzema Tests Positive For COVID-19

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has tested positive for coronavirus, the club has confirmed. READ ALSO; EFCC Arraigns Man for Credit Card Fraud in Lagos In a short statement on their official website issued on Friday morning, Madrid said: “Real Madrid C.F. confirm that our player Karim Benzema has tested positive for Covid-19.” The France … Read more

Christian Eriksen will not be allowed to play football in Italy again following his cardiac arrest

The Italian Football Association has confirmed that Christian Eriksen will not be allowed to play for Inter Milan again unless the defibrillator installed after his cardiac arrest while on Denmark duty is removed.  The 29-year-old collapsed during his country’s Euro 2020 opener against Finland on June 12 and required urgent CPR treatment from pitch-side medics. … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo shares loved-up photo with his partner, Georgina Rodriquez

Superstar footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo took to Instagram to share this loved-up photo of himself and partner, Georgina Rodriquez posing together.  Read Also: We’ve not stopped Nigerians from using Twitter, FG tells court In his caption, the Portuguese footballer called his partner, “My Beautiful Queen.” Also, Follow us For more updates follow us Instagram on wotzup.ng

West African country pulls out of Olympics ‘over COVID-19’

Guinea cancelled its participation in the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the West African state’s sports minister announced. READ ALSO; Fire razes Abuja supermarket However, a source close to the government in Conakry said that the decision not to send its five-person team was a consequence of financial constraints. “Due to the resurgence … Read more

Super Eagles Captain, Ahmed Musa joins turkish club Fatih Karagumruk

Nigeria captain Ahmed Musa has linked up with Turkish Super Lig outfit Fatih Karagumruk. Musa joined the modest side as a free agent after a short stint with four-time Nigeria Professional Football League champions Kano Pillars. Read Also: Madagascar Prosecutors Say Foiled Assassination Bid On President “We have added the 28-year-old Nigerian attacker to our … Read more

Simone Biles Gets Own ‘G.O.A.T’ Twitter Emoji

Win or lose, Simone Biles has already claimed a slice of history at the Tokyo Olympics. The reigning all-around champion — long-regarded as the greatest gymnast of all time — has become the first athlete to be awarded their own emoji on Twitter. READ ALSO; Atletico Madrid Players, Coach Celebrate 2020-21 La Liga Title Win … Read more

NPFL 21: Akwa United Takes Bold Step Towards League Title

Akwa United Football Club of Uyo have taken a bold step towards winning the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League title with a convincing 3-0 victory over Warri Wolves. With the victory, the Promise Keepers have also opened a 6-point lead at the top of the table and it’s looking good for them because Kano Pillars … Read more

Everton midfielder, Gylfi Sigurðsson arrested on suspicion of child sex offences

Everton midfielder, Gylfi Sigurðsson, was arrested over alleged sex offences has been moved into a ‘safe house’, it has been claimed. The Icelandic international, who has not been named by British media due to their media laws, was detained by Greater Manchester Police on Friday and is said to strenuously deny the allegations. Read Also: … Read more

Chelsea Ready To Offer Tammy Abraham Loan Move To Arsenal

Chelsea are reportedly ready to offer Tammy Abraham to London rivals Arsenal on a loan move that contains an obligation to buy. Abraham has fallen out of favour at the Blues since Thomas Tuchel replaced Frank Lampard and is likely to leave Stamford Bridge this summer. Read Also: Runtown’s relationship with Sudanese model girlfriend, Adut … Read more

Anthony Joshua Flaunts His Fit Physique Ahead Of Oleksandr Usyk Fight

Unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua left his 12.5m Instagram followers in awe, after sharing a photo of his impressive physique during a training session a few days ago. Read Also: Arsenal Cancel US Trip After Coronavirus Cases Joshua is set to face undefeated Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk on September 25, and it appears the former Olympic gold medallist … Read more

‘We’Ve Done It, Brisbane!’: Australian City Awarded 2032 Olympics

Brisbane was awarded the 2032 Olympics on Wednesday, triggering wild celebrations and fireworks as it became the third Australian city to host the Summer Games after Melbourne and Sydney. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach confirmed the widely expected result after delegates voted 72 to five with three abstentions at the IOC session in Tokyo. … Read more

Arsenal Cancel US Trip After Coronavirus Cases

Arsenal announced on Wednesday they had cancelled their pre-season trip to the United States after a “small number” of their touring party tested positive for coronavirus. READ ALSO; Kano State Govt Complies With FG’s Directive, Suspends Sallah Festivities The Premier League side were scheduled to play Italian champions Inter Milan this weekend in the opening … Read more

Beijing 2022 Winter Games Need Spectators – IOC

The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing “need” spectators, a leading International Olympic Committee official said on Wednesday, as the action began at the Tokyo Games without crowds because of the coronavirus. READ ALSO; Bullets Alone Can’t Stop Bandits, Jonathan Tells FG China, which will host the Winter Games in less than 200 days, has largely … Read more

Odion Ighalo snubs Man Utd, names club with high career points

Former Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has picked his time in China with Changchun Yatai, as the high point of his career. READ ALSO, Mayweather Dominates Exhibition Match, Fails To Knockout YouTuber Paul Ighalo joined Yatai from Watford in a transfer worth around £20million. At the time, it was the biggest deal for the two clubs. During his two-and-a-half-year … Read more

English FA Commission Probe Into Euro Final Mayhem

The English Football Association have commissioned an independent investigation after ticketless fans fought their way into Wembley before the Euro 2020 final. It has been reported that thousands of supporters gained entry to the stadium by storming the gates prior to Italy’s win against England. READ ALSO; Singer Tiwa Savage loses her father. There were … Read more

Lewis Hamilton Racially Abused On Social Media Over Controversial British GP Win

Lewis Hamilton was the victim of “multiple instances of racist abuse on social media” during and after his controversial win in the British Grand Prix, according to a joint statement by Formula One, the FIA and his Mercedes team.  READ ALSO; “Even your Bible that condemns many things also said do not judge” – Bobrisky supports Mayorkun … Read more

NPFL 21: Kano Pillars, Nasarawa Utd Win To Reduce Akwa Utd’s Lead

Kano Pillars and Nasarawa United have intensified their chase for the Nigeria Professional Football League top position with vital victories on matchday 33. READ ALSO; Five Matches That Won Atletico Madrid La Liga The result also reduced Akwa United’s lead at the top of the table to just three points. At the Ahmadu Bello Stadium … Read more

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