Francis Ngannou set to fight Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia this March.
After a thrilling match up against current WBC Heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury, Francis Ngannou is set to fight Anthony Joshua later on March 8 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. This was announced on Friday evening by their promotional teams, Queensbury and Matchroom. After Joshua’s fifth round win against Otto Wallin in December, which sealed his third consecutive win last year, the former heavyweight champion declared his intention to fight anybody. Reports are indicating that a Deontay Wilder proposal to feature in the same bill is currently being explored. Anthony Joshua will be hoping to continue his consecutive victories with this fight.
Can Francis Ngannou shock the world… again? 🤔 pic.twitter.com/2Zk70d0PbX
— ESPN Ringside (@ESPNRingside) January 5, 2024
Victor Osimhen receives standing ovation from Super Eagles teammates.
Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen has received huge praises for his phenomenal performances over the last season, where his 26 goals helped Napoli secure their first Scudetto in over 30 years. After becoming the first Nigerian player to secure a top 10 finish at the Ballon d‘Or ranking and clinching the 2023 African Player of the Year award, his Super Eagles teammates gave the Napoli talisman a standing ovation in their first full meeting ahead of the 2023 African Cup of Nations tournament. Nigerians hope that Osimhen will be able to replicate this form and propel Nigeria to win the trophy.
Victor Osimhen given a standing ovation by his Super Eagles AFCON 2023 teammates for winning the African Player of the Year..
— Ibukun Aluko (@IbkSports) January 5, 2024
Timo Werner accepts Tottenham’s proposal ahead of PL return.
Former Chelsea striker, Timo Werner has hit the ground running again since his return to Bundesliga side, RB Leipzig, scoring 18 goals in 54 matches. The 27 years old striker was unable to meet expectations during his time at Chelsea, scoring 23 goals in 89 appearances. With reports about his desire to return to England, top clubs including Manchester United and other PL clubs have declared their interest to sign the striker. However, Werner looks set to join Tottenham, who would be without Heung-min Son due to his international duty with South Korea.
🚨⚪️ Timo Werner has accepted Spurs proposal as he wants to return to the Premier League.
He’s very keen on working with Ange Postecoglou.
Postecoglou also approved the deal.
Negotiations ongoing today between Leipzig and Tottenham on loan plus potential option to buy clause. pic.twitter.com/yUFmMtNpML
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 6, 2024
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander rises to third on the NBA MVP ladder.
The 2024 NBA Most Valuable Player’s race is heating up as we continue to dive deep into the season. While current MVP winner, Joel Embiid and NBA champion, Nikola Jokic have been stable at the number one and two positions respectively for most parts of the season. However, Oklahoma City’s Point Guard, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has taken a leap into the top three on the latest tracking list, dethroning two times MVP, Giannis Antetokounmpo from third position.
The latest @Kia MVP Ladder is here 🔥
Who gets your vote?! 🗳
— NBA TV (@NBATV) January 5, 2024
Rodri reveals bet against fellow Manchester City squad members.
Manchester City’s midfielder, Rodri has been the club’s most important player, dictating the their tempo, especially since the long term injury of Kevin de Bruyne . This season, the Spaniard’s goal contribution has immensely improved, scoring important goals to help the team win. Presently with four goals, Rodri has revealed in a recent interview that he has a bet with his fellow club members that will have them copy his trademark, playing one game with their shirts tucked in if he scores ten goals this season. We will be counting down to his 10th goal of the season.
🚨🎙️| Rodri: “I made a bet with every squad member that if I score 10 goals this season, they will all play one game with their shirts tucked-in including Eddie”
He's on 4 goals, imagine this happens.. 😅 pic.twitter.com/bg16fE6zno
— TTS. (@TransferSector) January 5, 2024