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Rio 2016: U-23 Eagles Drawn Against Colombia, Sweden & Japan Africa Asia Latest News World Cup 

Rio 2016: U-23 Eagles Drawn Against Colombia, Sweden & Japan

Nigeria’s U-23 Eagles have been drawn to face Colombia, Japan and Sweden in Group B of the men’s football event of the Rio Olympic Games. The draw took place on Thursday at the Maracana Stadium in Brazil. Hosts Brazil will slug it out in Group A with South Africa, Iraq and Denmark. Men’s defending champions Mexico will battle the trio of Fiji, Germany and Korea Republic in Group C. Two-time champions Argentina are in group D with Honduras, Algeria and Portugal. The U-23 Eagles beat Japan 2-1 in the group…

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Afghan boy bags real Messi shirt – finally Asia Latest News Others 

Afghan boy bags real Messi shirt – finally

The Afghan boy who became an online hit after wearing a homemade shirt bearing Lionel Messi's famous number 10 has finally received the real thing – from the Argentine footballer himself. BBC Trending helped to locate the child known as "Messi's biggest fan", five-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi, who comes from the Jaghori District, in the eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan. Messi's management team confirmed on Thursday that Murtaza was sent a signed Argentina shirt and football from the Barcelona forward, who has been crowned the world's best player five times. "I…

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Bad time for Neymar Asia Brazil Latest News 

Bad time for Neymar

The federal court in the state of Sao Paulo has taken action against the Barcelona star, who has been accused of tax evasion back in his homeland Barcelona forward Neymar has had assets frozen back in his native Brazil. The 24-year-old is facing charges of tax evasion between 2011 and 2013, but has denied any wrongdoing. The federal court in the state of Sao Paulo has intervened to block £34.5 million worth of his assets, however, with a yacht, a jet, properties and three companies belonging to his family all…

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