Ibrahimovic injury a calf issue – AC Milan

May 26, 2020 Editorial IV 0

AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has a calf injury and will be examined again in 10 days, the club have said. The Swede, 38, suffered the injury in training on Monday and reports claimed it could be career threatening. But, tests have confirmed the former Manchester United forward has injured his right calf, rather than his Achilles tendon. “The Achilles tendon Read More

Ibrahimovic suffers injury in training

May 25, 2020 Editorial IV 0

AC Milan’s veteran forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has suffered an injury in training, several Italian media reports said on Monday. The 38-year-old Swede pulled up at the end of the session, possibly with a calf muscle problem, according to Gazzetta dello Sport and Sky Sport Italia, among others. There was no immediate comment from the club itself. Ibrahimovic spent some of Read More

EURO 2020: I planned to rush back from injury – Rashford

April 21, 2020 Editorial IV 0

England forward Marcus Rashford says he was prepared to rush back from injury to play at the European Championship this summer before the tournament was postponed to 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had said in February that Rashford was a doubt for the Euros due to a stress fracture in his back. Former Read More

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England keeper Heaton set to miss Euro 2020

February 16, 2020 Editorial IV 0

England goalkeeper Tom Heaton says his chances of playing at Euro 2020 this summer “have gone” because of injury. The Aston Villa player, 33, was ruled out for the season after suffering cruciate knee ligament damage in January’s 2-1 win at Burnley. “It’s comfortable that [my chances of playing at the Euros] have gone,” Heaton told BBC Radio 5 Live. “It’s going to be Read More

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Osimhen to undergo medical

February 11, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen will undergo further tests Tuesday to determine the extent of the injury he picked up in Lille’s 2-0 away win against Angers SCO on Friday which may likely ruled him out of the AFCON 2021 encounter against Sierra-Leone depending on the severity of the injury. Osimhen, who scored Lille’s first goal in the game was Read More

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Farah withdraws from London half marathon with injury

February 5, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah has withdrawn from ‘The Big Half’ race on 1 March with a minor Achilles injury. Farah, winner of the half marathon event in London for the past two years, suffered the injury in training. The 36-year-old, who will defend his 10,000m title at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, will now continue the build-up to the summer Read More

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Aston Villa sign Pepe on loan from AC Milan

January 14, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Aston Villa announced on Monday they had signed former Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina on loan from AC Milan for the rest of the season. Villa boss Dean Smith moved for Reina after the struggling Premier League club’s first-choice keeper Tom Heaton was ruled out for the rest of the campaign. Heaton suffered a knee injury against Burnley on New Year’s Read More

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Aussie Open: Murray forced to cancel training

December 12, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Andy Murray has reportedly been forced to cancel his traditional two-week training block in Miami due to a groin injury – so where does that leave him ahead of the Australian Open in January? The 32-year-old has had to contend with a lingering groin injury that has ‘left him presently unable to practise on court’, according to an exclusive report from Stuart Read More

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Ahmed Musa opens goals account in Saudi Arabia

November 10, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa is up and running again after he scored a brace to open his goals’ account for the season and help Al Nassr thrash Afief 5-1 in a King’s Cup tie. This should bode well for the country, who open their 2021 AFCON qualifying campaign this week against Benin in Uyo. Musa was sidelined by injury Read More

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UEFA Champions League: Big boost for Chelsea ahead Lille clash

October 2, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Chelsea have been handed a huge injury boost ahead of their Champions League trip to Lille on Wednesday. The Blues welcomed back N’Golo Kante, Olivier Giroud and Kurt Zouma from injury as they headed out for training on a soaking wet morning at Cobham. The French trio have all missed recent games but Frank Lampard will be thrilled they are back in Read More

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Ukraine vs Nigeria:Rohr extends invitation to Emmanuel Dennis, SuperEagles depart Abuja Friday for Kyiv

September 4, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Super Eagles gaffer, Gernot Rohr has extended fresh invitation to Emmanuel Dennis following the call up to Josh Mash Tuesday ahead of the September 10 international friendly in Kyiv due to unavailability and injuries to several key players originally invited for the encounter. Emmanuel Dennis who plies his trade with Club Brugge in Belgium will finally get his chance of Read More

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AFCON third place: Mikel, Awaziem out of Tunisia clash

July 16, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Super Eagles gaffer ,Genot Rohr has disclosed that John Mikel Obi and Chidozie Awaziem will play no part in the Third –Place Match between Nigeria and Tunisia on Wednesday. John Mikel Obi will play no part in Wednesday’s AFCON 2019 Third-Pace encounter against the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia after picking up an injury in training. “Mikel picked up an injury Read More

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Nadal happy to see Murray back on court

July 1, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Andy Murray is one of the most important players in the tennis circuit and his comeback from injury should please everybody, 18-times Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal has said. “It is not about I am happy to see him back. Everybody should be happy to see him back. He is one of the most important players of our sport in Read More

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UEFA Champions League: Salah, Firmino ruled out of Barca tie

May 6, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Liverpool forwards Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino will miss Tuesday’s Champions League semi-final second leg with Barcelona through injury. Salah left the pitch on a stretcher after an aerial collision with Newcastle keeper Martin Dubravka during Saturday’s 3-2 win. Manager Jurgen Klopp says concussion will keep Salah out, as Liverpool look to overhaul a 3-0 deficit at Anfield. Firmino missed the Read More

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It will be ‘very difficult’ for Neymar to face Man Utd -Tuchel

January 29, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Paris St Germain coach Thomas Tuchel admits it will be “very difficult” for Neymar to regain full fitness for their Champions League clash against Manchester United next month. Brazil forward suffered a fractured metatarsal against Strasbourg in the French Cup last week, with the club confirming it was a recurrence of the injury that threatened his World Cup participation last Read More

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Kogi gov not hospitalised – Aide

April 4, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Kogi state government yesterday refuted the rumour mills going round that the state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello is either hospitalised or incapacitated. In a statement signed by the Director General, Media and Publicity, Mr Kingsley Fanwo and made available to newsmen in Lokoja yesterday, government explained that Governor Bello indeed missed step last Friday, March 30, 2018 while alighting from Read More

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Ebuehi to have scan for groin injury

March 13, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Super Eagles defender, Tyronne Ebuehi is to have a scan for a groin injury which forced him out of a Dutch league game at the weekend. Ebuehi, who has been picked for Nigeria’s World Cup warm-ups against Poland and Serbia later this month, was replaced in the 67th minute as a result of the injury. The defender’s club ADO Den Read More

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Russia 2018: Argentina defender Mammana ruled out

March 13, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Argentina have been hit with a setback ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia after centre-back, Emanuel Mammana, picked up an injury in his club, Zenit St Petersburg’s Russia Premier League clash against Rostov on Sunday which has effectively ruled him out of the mundial. Mammana who was part of the Albiceleste’s team that lost 4-2 to the Read More

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Struggling French side target Enyeama

December 29, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Struggling French Ligue 1 outfit Angers Sporting Club de l’Ouest have reportedly set their sights on securing the the services of former Super Eagles goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama. The 35-year-old Lille keeper, who sustained a knee injury earlier in the year, returned to the field with Les Dogues’ U18s this month after seven months out of action. According to reports in Read More

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Ighalo to miss Algeria/Argentina match

November 3, 2017 Editorial IV 0

China-based striker Odion Ighalo will miss Nigeria’s 2018 World Cup qualifier in Algeria as well as a friendly against Argentina because of a knee injury. Nigeria face Algeria on November 10 in Constantine in an inconsequential World Cup qualifier, before they test their readiness for Russia 2018 with a friendly against Argentina four days later in Krasnodar, Russia. “His (Ighalo) Read More