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Niger Tornadoes dedicate shock win at FC Ifeanyiubah to late Hussaini Isah

Niger Tornadoes have dedicated their shock 2-1 win at FC Ifeanyiubah in a match day 22 NPFL fixture at Nnewi to their late teammate Hussaini Isah.

World Cup: Coach Alloy Agu hails Victor Moses after FA Cup display

Nigeria goalkeeper coach Alloy Agu has hailed Victor Moses for his fine showing in the FA Cup final this past weekend.

Tasiu Lawal gives Katsina United full marks against Sunshine Stars

A brilliant strike by Tasiu Lawal was all Katsina United needed to win all the three points in one of the NPFL match day 22 decided at the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium in Katsina Sunday.

South African FA supremo faces second sexual assault complaint

South African Football Association president and Confederation of African Football executive Danny Jordaan is facing a second sexual assault complaint, it was reported on Sunday.

New PSG coach Thomas Tuchel relishes working with ‘artist’ Neymar

New Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel insisted that Neymar is “an artist” and admitted that the world’s most expensive player will need “special treatment” as he looked forward to starting his new role.

Fernando Torres scores twice on Atletico Madrid farewell in draw against Eibar

Torres announced he would leave Atletico back in April and it was the quite the occasion at the Wanda Metropolitano as he bid farewell.

Rain helps Rafael Nadal claim stunning eighth Rome Masters title

Rafael Nadal won the Rome Masters for the eighth time on Sunday when he defeated defending champion Alexander Zverev 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 after a stunning comeback.

Flying Eagles battle Mauritania in U20 AFCON playoff after edging past Guinea Bissau

The Flying Eagles will now battle shock troopers Mauritania in the final playoff for a place at the 2019 AFCON in Niger after they edged past Guinea Bissau today in Calabar.

Antonio Conte: I’m a serial winner in spite of all

Chelsea coach Antonio Conte declared himself “a serial winner” after leading his side to a 1-0 victory over Manchester United in the English FA Cup final on Saturday.

Milos Raonic pulls out of French Open

Canada’s Milos Raonic, who has been battling a knee injury, pulled out of the French Open on Sunday.

Alessandro Costacurta hails Mario Balotelli return, Roberto Mancini vows Italy ‘rebirth’

Top Italian FA official Alessandro Costacurta on Sunday welcomed Roberto Mancini's decision to recall Nice striker Mario Balotelli as the new Italy coach promised a "rebirth" of the national side.

Napoli slam ‘shameful and offensive’ Juventus celebrations

Napoli have slammed Juventus' players for broadcasting images of Bianconeri supporters holding up offensive banners targeting Lorenzo Insigne.

Coach Dennerby invites Asisat Oshoala, Desire Oparanozie, Francisca Ordega, others for Super Falcons’ AWCON...

Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby has invited 10 overseas-based players to the camp of the team ahead of next month’s Women’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against The Gambia.

Trent Alexander-Arnold: I’ve trained 13 years for Champions League final

Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold says he has "trained 13 years" for the forthcoming Champions League final against Real Madrid.

Why Chelsea owner Abramovich missed FA Cup final

Russian state media on Sunday cited an unconfirmed report that Chelsea football club owner Roman Abramovich’s British visa has run out, while his spokesman declined to comment.

Ander Herrera: Manchester United ‘better team by far’ in FA Cup final against Chelsea

Manchester United did not deserve to lose the FA Cup final because they were "the better team by far," according to Ander Herrera.

Zinedine Zidane surprises Michael Owen with ‘frightening’ success at Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane has been a “frightening” success at Real Madrid, says Michael Owen, with the Frenchman offering little to suggest that he would be a top boss during his playing days.

Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois wants Antonio Conte future settled, big investment

Thibaut Courtois may not know where his or manager Antonio Conte's future lies, but the goalkeeper is sure that Chelsea need to spend big to compete in the Premier League next season.

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Flying Eagles get a month’s break ahead U20 AFCON playoff against Mauritania

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Vice President Osinbajo urges Nigerians to do things differently to move nation forward

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians to imbibe the principles of creativity, innovation and hard work for the development of the country.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar, Jerry Gana, others visit Senator Jonah Jang in prison

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2019: Governor Ganduje promises President Buhari five million votes

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has again pledged to deliver a total of five million votes in favour of President Muhammad Buhari in the 2019 presidential elections.

Dangerous ‘laze’ forms as Hawaii volcano lava reaches ocean

Two lava flows "reached the ocean along the southeast Puna coast overnight," on Hawaii's Big Island, the US Geological Survey, which monitors volcanoes and earthquakes worldwide, said in a statement Sunday.