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Super Eagles assistant coach Imama Amapakabo is tipping Super Eagles forward Alexander Iwobi for success at Everton after leaving Arsenal in summer.

Alex Iwobi getting better, fitter with time – Everton coach

Everton manager Marco Silva says Alex Iwobi is now in a better physical shape but adds he will make a decision on whether the Nigeria international is ready to make his debut for the club on Friday.
Flying Eagles star Valentine Ozornwafor will be sent on a season-long loan by Galatasaray after he completes his signing this summer.

Valentine Ozornwafor set to join Almeria on loan from Galatasaray

Nigeria defender Valentine Ozornwafor is set to join Spanish Segunda B side, Almeria on loan from Turkish champions, Galatasaray for the 2019/2020 season.
Jose Mourinho has reacted to Barcelona 4-0 defeat against Liverpool in the Champions League semi-final at the Anfield on Tuesday evening.

VAR: Only thieves complain of security cameras – Jose Mourinho

Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has weighed in on the controversial Video Assistant Referee (VAR) that was introduced into the Premier League this season, saying that only thieves complain of security cameras.
Manchester United have to hand penalty-taking duty to Marcus Rashford, says Paul Ince, with Paul Pogba’s miss against Wolves having sparked an unnecessary debate around a player who may not even be at the club much longer.

Paul Ince: Marcus Rashford has to be on Manchester United penalty duty

Manchester United have to hand penalty-taking duty to Marcus Rashford, says Paul Ince, with Paul Pogba’s miss against Wolves having sparked an unnecessary debate around a player who may not even be at the club much longer.
Cameroon forward Ajara Nchout says being shortlisted for Fifa’s 2019 Puskas Award is the highlight of her career so far.

Puskas Award nominations thrills Cameroon’s Ajara Nchout

Cameroon forward Ajara Nchout says being shortlisted for Fifa’s 2019 Puskas Award is the highlight of her career so far.
Cristiano Ronaldo Juventus Atletico Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo: Lionel Messi makes me a better player

Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo admitted that he and Lionel Messi have benefitted from their long-running rivalry.
Club Brugge have emerged as the potential destination for Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama.

Reports: Club Brugge join race to sign Victor Wanyama from Tottenham

The British newspaper further reported a top club from Serie A has also expressed interest in Wanyama as Brugge are yet to agree the fee or personal terms for the 28-year-old.
Former Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, Plateau United have announced the signings of 12 new players ahead of the 2019-20 NPFL season which kicks off on September 22.

Plateau United sign Ghanaian goalkeeper, eleven other new players

Former Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, Plateau United, have announced the signings of 12 new players ahead of the 2019/20 NPFL season which kicks off on September 22.
Cristiano Ronaldo will “score many more goals” for Juventus this season, says Nicolas Anelka, with the Portuguese backed to be even stronger in 2019-20 with a year of Serie A experience behind him.

Nicolas Anelka: Cristiano Ronaldo will be even better for Juventus this season

Cristiano Ronaldo will “score many more goals” for Juventus this season, says Nicolas Anelka, with the Portuguese backed to be even stronger in 2019-20 with a year of Serie A experience behind him.
Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has demanded an improved performance from his players against Burnley, despite kicking off their Premier League campaign with a 1-0 win at Newcastle United last weekend.

Andrey Arshavin: Unai Emery not in a good position at Arsenal

Unai Emery is “not in a good position”, says Andrey Arshavin, with it difficult for anybody to fill the shoes of Arsene Wenger at Arsenal.
No Nigerian made the total list of 57 referees for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup which kicks off from 6 October to 17 November in Brazil.

No Fifa-badged Nigerian referee selected for U-17 World Cup

No Nigerian made the total list of 57 referees for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup which kicks off from 6 October to 17 November in Brazil.
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Axel Witsel has opened up on the numerous transfers in his career that nearly went through, including moves to Manchester United, Real Madrid and Juventus.

Borussia Dortmund star opens up on failed moves to Manchester United, Real Madrid

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Axel Witsel has opened up on the numerous transfers in his career that nearly went through, including moves to Manchester United, Real Madrid and Juventus.
Tunisia boss Alain Giresse has wished Aliou Cisse well after the Senegal head coach guided his nation to their second Africa Cup of Nations final.

AFCON: Tunisia part company with Alain Giresse

Alain Giresse has left his job as coach of Tunisia, after nine months and having guided them to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in July.
Manchester United’s Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez attends a training session at the Carrington training ground in greater Manchester, north west England on April 9, 2019, on the eve of their UEFA Champions League quarter final first leg football match against Barcelona. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Manchester United set to decide Alexis Sanchez future

Chile international Alexis Sanchez will on Thursday (today) know if he would be moving to Inter Milan on loan from Manchester United.
Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong has accused Samir Nasri of being a bully and declared he'll never respect the Frenchman as a player.

Emmanuel Frimpong hits out at ‘bully’ Samir Nasri

Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong has accused Samir Nasri of being a bully and declared he'll never respect the Frenchman as a player.
Captain Rabiu Ali scored with an overhead kick as Kano Pillars came from behind to beat Asante Kotoko 3-2 in the first leg Caf Champions League preliminary round clash at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano on Saturday.

Rabiu Ali: Kano Pillars to take game to Asante Kotoko

Kano Pillars skipper Rabiu Ali has stated Masu Gida are not lost on the challenge ahead of their Caf Champions League away decider with Ghanaian outfit Asante Kotoko on Sunday.
Monaco CEO Oleg Petrov has warned striker Radamel Falcao that his desired move to Galatasaray may not come to fruition.

Monaco chief warns Radamel Falcao over Galatasaray move

Monaco CEO Oleg Petrov has warned striker Radamel Falcao that his desired move to Galatasaray may not come to fruition.
Monaco head coach Thierry Henry blasted his players for a lack of desire after their 3-0 defeat against Lyon.

Thierry Henry: I believe I can be a successful coach

Thierry Henry still believes that he can be a successful coach despite falling flat at Monaco, as the former Arsenal star waits for his next chance to prove himself as a manager.

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Consumers vow to resist electricity hike

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Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.

Reports: Victor Wanyama undergoes medical ahead of Club Brugge move

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.
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Kogi chief judge releases 16 awaiting trial inmates

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Sultan, CAN leader emerge officials of International religious body

The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Samson Ayokunle, and the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, have emerged Honorary Presidents of the Council of Religions for Peace (RfP).