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By Timothy Akintola

News on Emmanuel Amunike, Guardiola, Ryan Garcia, Nottingham Forest and Ramsdale.

The NFF set to appoint Emmanuel Amunike as new Super Eagles’ coach.

After a heartbreaking AFCON 2023 final loss, the Nigeria Football Federation decided to part ways with José Peseiro, appointing Finidi George as an interim coach. According to new reports, the NFF has decided to appoint Emmanuel Amunike as the new head coach of the Super Eagles. The former Sporting Lisbon forward was prosperous as Nigeria’s under-17 coach, leading the Golden Eaglets to victory in the 2015 Under-17 World Cup. He went on to coach the Tanzanian National team, helping them qualify for their first AFCON in 2019, the first time in forty years. Although still unofficial, sources believe that the NFF will officially announce him as the Super Eagles’ head coach in coming days.

Guardiola rants over unacceptable scheduling after City’s FA Cup semi-final win.

Manchester City’s coach, Pep Guardiola went on a long rant during his interview with BBC after FA Cup semi-final win over Chelsea at Wembley. In an intense match, Bernardo Silva’s late goal was enough to help City defeat Chelsea and ensure a consecutive FA Cup final appearances. However, Pep was visibly frustrated, criticizing the authorities for the hectic schedules, putting the health of players at risk. Manchester City lost the Champions League quarter final clash against Real Madrid on penalties on Wednesday and played Chelsea three days later. During the interview, Pep said, “It is unacceptable. Because I’ve won, I have the courage to tell you. For the health of the players, it’s not normal. I don’t understand how we survived today.”

Ryan Garcia shocks the world in a surprising win against Devin Haney.

American professional boxer, Ryan Garcia delivered one of the most surprising wins on Saturday night, handing Davin Haney the first defeat of his professional career. Garcia went into the fight as a 6-1 underdog and scored three knockdowns on the WBC Super Lightweight Champion in the 7th, 10th and 11th rounds to champion a dramatic upset. Garcia however won on a majority decision of 115-109, 114-110 and 112-112 to clinch the win. Both boxers have since come out to express their interest in a rematch.

Nottingham Forest releases statement against VAR after Everton loss.

Relegation-threatened Nottingham Forest side has released an official statement, criticizing the integrity of the Premier League after a painful loss against Everton on Sunday afternoon. Despite goals from Idrissa Gueye and Dwight McNeil being enough to give Everton an important win, Forest felt that they were denied a hat trick of penalties in the match, claiming that Stuart Attwell, who was in charge of VAR, is a huge fan of relegation rival, Luton Town. In the statement, the club said, “Three extremely poor decisions – three penalties not given – which we simply cannot accept. We warned the PGMOL that the VAR is a Luton fan before the game but they didn’t change him…” The Premier League is yet to respond to this allegation.

Aaron Ramsdale targeted by Wolverhampton Wanderers ahead of next summer.

Out of favour Arsenal goalkeeper, Aaron Ramsdale is gathering attention from Premier League side, Wolves. Ramsdale was a crucial figure in Arsenal’s 2022-2023 title challenge but lost his place to David Raya due to constant mistakes which cost the club. Ramsdale, who has featured in only seven of Arsenal’s games this season (six in the Premier league and Champions League appearance) is the main target for Wolves, who are looking to sell their current goalkeeper, José Sá to a Saudi Arabian club next summer.

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