“Obi MIKEL HASN’T CALLED ME IN 5YEARS, BUT KIDNAPPERS THINK HE SENDS MILLIONS TO ME” – DAD CRIES OUT

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Chief Michael Obi, the 74-year-old father of Super Eagles Captain, John Mikel Obi, recently regained freedom from kidnappers for the second time and is now sharing his terrifying five-day experience and reasons why Mikel rarely comes home. In a recent chat with Dailytrust, when asked about the experience, he said: “I was travelling home for a family meeting in Enugu. Not quite long after a checkpoint, we heard gunshots ahead of us, so we stopped. My driver reckoned it was armed robbers, and tried to reverse the car. But another…

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Irvin Khoza blames Ndorogate mess on Tendai Ndoro

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Had former Ajax Cape Town striker Tendai Ndoro checked his status with Fifa Players’ Status Committee before signing for the Cape club‚ the chaos that has put the start of the 2018-19 into serious doubt would have been avoided. That was the view of Premier Soccer League (PSL) chairman Irvin Khoza addressing the media this week‚ where he said that Ndoro should have first checked his status with Fifa’s committee before joining Ajax in January – the Zimbabwean striker’s third team in the 2017-18 season. Khoza also moved to assure…

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Emmanuel Eboue arrested: Former Arsenal defender taken to north London police station amid arson claims

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Friends of the ex-Ivory Coast international are understood to be concerned for his mental and emotional state Former Arsenal star Emmanuel Eboue has been arrested. The ex-defender, 35, has been taken to police station in north London. Police said a man has been detained on suspicion of arson and malicious communications outside a home in Enfield. Friends are understood to be concerned for the former full-back’s mental and emotional state. They also fear he is unable to afford legal representation after being left broke following a failed appeal against his…

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John Obi Mikel told father had been kidnapped four hours before Nigeria’s World Cup game

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John Obi Mikel has revealed that he was told his father had been kidnapped just four hours before Nigeria’s World Cup clash with Argentina. The 31-year-old was informed by a family member whilst travelling with Nigeria’s squad to the Saint Petersburg Stadium last Tuesday. Mikel, who captained Nigeria for their final game in Group D against Argentina, was ordered to pay a ransom after speaking to the kidnappers on the phone. Mikel’s father Pa Michael Obi was abducted when he was travelling from from Jos, while the kidnappers demanded N10…

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Zim : Soccer players die in accident

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FOUR people including three football players and a member of the Nembudziya FC technical team died after a lorry they were travelling in ploughed into a herd of cattle in the early hours of yesterday. The three soccer players, whose team plies in the Zifa Midlands Division 2B league, died on the spot while the fourth person is said to have succumbed to injuries sustained in the accident on admission to Gokwe North District Hospital. The lorry had 45 people on board and 38 people who suffered various degrees of…

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Kaizer Chiefs sign Khama Billiat

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Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed the signing of Khama Billiat from Mamelodi Sundowns. In one of the biggest transfer coups of the preseason to the 2018-19 season‚ Amakhosi have landed the 27-year-old Zimbabwean attacking star‚ whose contract at Sundowns ended this month. Chiefs announced the big signing of Billiat‚ along with Madagascar international midfielder Andriamirado ‘Dux’ Hasina Andrianarimanana and defender Letlhogonolo Mirwa from ABC Motsepe League team Buya Msuthu FC‚ on their Twitter page. Billiat and Mirwa have signed three-year deals and Andrianarimanana a two-year contract. Zimbabwean attacking star Billiat was…

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Yaya Toure accuses Pep Guardiola of having ‘problems with Africans’ following Manchester City exit

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Toure has had a chequered relationship with the Spaniard going back to their time together at Barcelona Yaya Toure has reportedly accused Pep Guardiola of having ‘problems with Africans’ following his exit from Manchester City. Toure has had a chequered relationship with the Spaniard going back to their time together at Barcelona, where the midfielder left to move to the Etihad. The Ivorian has struggled for regular starts under Pep over the last two years – and has now been released by the club following their record-breaking campaign. Toure played…

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Ronaldinho to marry TWO women at the same time after living “harmoniously” with pair since December

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Brazilian ace to tie the knot in August with “fiancees” Priscilla Coelho and Beatriz Souza – and he even buys them exactly same presents Football legend Ronaldinho is to marry TWO women at the same time according to reports in Brazil. The Samba ace will reportedly tie the knot in August with his pair of “fiancees”, Priscilla Coelho and Beatriz Souza. The two women have been living “harmoniously” with the former Barcelona star since December at his £5million Rio de Janeiro mansion, according to reports. Ronaldinho started dating Beatriz in…

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Mohamed Salah is building a hospital and a school in his hometown of Nagrig – and Liverpool star has spent hundreds of thousands to improve lives for people who live there

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MOHAMED SALAH is the hottest property in world football, leading Liverpool to the Champions League semi-final this season with a blistering 40 goals. SunSport sent two Egyptian journalists to Salah’s hometown of Nagrig, Gharbia, 80 miles north of capital Cairo, to meet the people who helped shape Salah – and learn stories of the generosity that has seen the forward donate hundreds of thousands of pounds to improve the lives of people who live there. Born to an average family in Gharbia Province, Mohamed Salah’s dreams had no limits. The…

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Floyd Mayweather ‘caught up in shooting’ as boxing legend’s bodyguard is shot after night out

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Police believe Mayweather was travelling in an entourage of vehicles targeted by the gun man in Atlanta on Monday night Floyd Mayweather has been caught up in shooting that left his bodyguard hospitalised. Police believe Mayweather was travelling in an entourage of vehicles targeted by the gun man in Atlanta on Monday night. Boxing legend Mayweather was returning to his plush Intercontinental hotel at 3am on after spending the night at a local club, when he and his team, who had three cars between them, were ambushed. Officers believe the…

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