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Champions Enyimba continued their dismal form into their title defence as they suffered yet another defeat in the week 16 of the 2019-2020 Nigeria professional football league season.

FC Ifeanyi Ubah knock Enyimba into relegation zone after derby win

Champions Enyimba continued their dismal form into their title defence as they suffered yet another defeat in the week 16 of the 2019/2020 Nigeria professional football league season.
Nigeria’s Sodiq Yusuff says he hope to follow the footsteps of compatriots Israel Adesanya and Kamaru Usman to land UFC world title in the nearest future.

Sodiq Yusuff vows to land UFC title after fourth consecutive win

Nigeria’s Sodiq Yusuff says he hope to follow the footsteps of compatriots Israel Adesanya and Kamaru Usman to land UFC world title in the nearest future.
CAF, Africa’s football governing body, has sent birthday greetings to former Super Eagles left-back Elderson Echiejile who turns 32 on Monday.

CAF celebrates ex-Super Eagles star Elderson Uwa Echiejile at 32

CAF, Africa’s football governing body, has sent birthday greetings to former Super Eagles left-back Elderson Echiejile who turns 32 on Monday.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

Daniel Igali hails Sunday Dare over wrestling feat

The President of the Nigeria wrestling Federation (NWF), Daniel Igali, has showered praises on the minister of sports Sunday Dare for his role in the feat achieved by Nigerian wrestlers at the just concluded Ranking Series Tournament in Rome, Italy.
Nigeria;s striker, Victor Osimhen, has been sanctified fit and ready by medical doctors to play for Lille against Monaco on Saturday in the French Ligue 1 encounter.

Victor Osimhen: €80 million valuation is a recognition for my hard work

Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen says his reported €80 million Euros valuation is a reward of hard work on his part and his Club Lille metropole of France.
Super Eagles defender Shehu Abdullahi has laud his side for the hard fought victory over Fatih Karagumruk SK in the Turkish first division league game on Sunday.

Shehu Abdullahi happy with Bursaspor first win of the year

Super Eagles defender Shehu Abdullahi has laud his side for the hard fought victory over Fatih Karagumruk SK in the Turkish first division league game on Sunday.
Unai Emery has challenged Eddie Nketiah to stay at Arsenal and prove he is deserving of competitive first-team action after the young striker continued his remarkable pre-season by scoring two goals against Fiorentina.

Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta ready to start Eddie Nketiah against Chelsea

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has asserted he could start Eddie Nketiah when the Gunners tackle Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night.
A 15-year-old Coco Gauff took down former World No.1 Venus Williams in straight sets.In one of the most-anticipated first-round clashes at the 2020 Australian Open, 15-year-old Coco Gauff took down former World No.1 Venus Williams in straight sets.

Coco Gauff stuns Venus in Australian Open first round

Fifteen-year-old American Coco Gauff beat Venus Williams at the Australian Open on Monday — the second time the teenager has dumped the veteran out in a Grand Slam first round.
The organisers of the Spanish men’s top flight, LaLiga, celebrated Super Falcons midfielder Rita Chikwelu, who opened her goals account for Madrid Ladies in their 4-1 home win against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.

LaLiga celebrates Rita Chikwelu after scoring first goal for Madrid Ladies

The organisers of the Spanish men’s top flight, LaLiga, celebrated Super Falcons midfielder Rita Chikwelu, who opened her goals account for Madrid Ladies in their 4-1 home win against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.

Cricket World Cup: Nigeria begins campaign against Australia

Nigeria will on Monday file out for her first-ever Cricket World Cup match as they take on Australia at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley, South Africa at the ongoing Under 19 Cricket World Cup.
Nigeria winger Victor Moses scored and also bagged an assist as Fenerbahce thrashed Gazisehir Gaziantep 5-0 in their Turkish Super Lig clash at the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium on Monday evening.

Inter Milan chief confirms Victor Moses interest

Inter Milan chief executive Beppe Marotta has confirmed the Nerazzuri’s interest in Victor Moses as one of three potential January incomings from the Premier League.
Lionel Messi's second-half strike ensured Quique Seitén marked his first game as Barcelona boss with a home win over Granada that moved them back to the summit of La Liga.

Lionel Messi gives Quique Setien winning start as Barca boss

Lionel Messi’s second-half strike against 10-man Granada gave new coach Quique Setien a winning start at Barcelona, but it was not a convincing display by the La Liga champions.
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Abdu Maikaba hails important Plateau United big win

Coach of Plateau United FC Abdu Maikaba had hailed his side’s 5-0 thrashing of Adamawa united on Sunday describing the win as so important to the Jos based side’s ambition and quest to win the Premier League title.
Samuel Chukwueze's contribution was not enough to help Villarreal from bowing to a 2-1 loss against Espanyol on Sunday.

Samuel Chukwueze in action in Villarreal loss against Espanyol

The Nigerian forward, who was in action for the duration of the encounter, made his 19th league appearance at the Estadio de la Ceramica but could not add to his La Liga tally of three goals and an assist this season.
Team Nigeria at the African Track Cycling Championship in Cairo, Egypt have won four gold, three silver and four bronze medals at the end of the competition on Sunday.

Team Nigeria wins 11 medals at African track championship

Team Nigeria at the African Track Cycling Championship in Cairo, Egypt have won four gold, three silver and four bronze medals at the end of the competition on Sunday. The championship which began on Thursday...
Virgil Van Dijk opened the scoring and Mo Salah compounded United’s woes after Alisson released the Egyptian who raced through and neatly finishes past De Gea in the 93rd minute of the encounter.

Liverpool beat Manchester United to maintain firm grip on Premier League title

Virgil Van Dijk opened the scoring and Mo Salah compounded United’s woes after Alisson released the Egyptian who raced through and neatly finishes past De Gea in the 93rd minute of the encounter.

Chelsea striker still wanted by Aston Villa, as Serie A move stalls

Olivier Giroud has looked to be on the cusp of completing a move to Inter Milan for over a week now. Reports have suggested the deal was as good as done, with a medical the only thing left to complete.
Premier League giants Manchester City have contacted Inter to inquire into the availability of Alessandro Bastoni, according to a report in today’s paper edition of the Milano based newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport.

Manchester City ‘enquire’ about Inter Milan centre-back

Manchester City are on the hunt for centre-backs again, and according to La Gazzetta dello Sport, they have enquired about the availability of Inter Milan defender Alessandro Bastoni.

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APC: PDP’s style of politicking a threat to democracy

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as “worrisome, indecorous and contemptuous” actions and remarks by the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, saying they are a threat to Nigeria’s nascent democracy.
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Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger donates $101,000 for free education in Sierra Leone

Chelsea centre-back Antonio Rudiger has donated the sum of $101,000 to support free quality education in Sierra Leone.
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Supreme Court: Bauchi governor supporters storm Abuja

With the Supreme Court set to give verdict this afternoon (Monday) on the Election Appeal Petition on Bauchi State, supporters of the incumbent Governor Bala Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have “invaded” the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in large numbers in solidarity with their Number One citizen.

FIIRO workers shut out management staff over DG’s PhD

The protest action at the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos, over the controversial doctorate certificate of the acting Director-General, Chima Igwe, continued on Monday, with the workers shutting out all management staff of the institute.
Chelsea Manager, Frank Lampard has confirmed that former Super Eagles forward Victor Moses will return to Stamford Bridge after the expiration of his loan deal at Fenerbahce.

Frank Lampard: Victor Moses will return to Chelsea

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has confirmed that former Super Eagles forward Victor Moses will return to Stamford Bridge after the expiration of his loan deal at Fenerbahce.