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Emirates aims to sponsor PSG until 2019

Dubai's Emirates airline confirmed Thursday it would sponsor the shirts of Qatar-owned Paris Saint-Germain until 2019, despite a regional crisis which has seen the UAE cut ties with Doha.

Nigeria, Cameroon move up in latest FIFA rankings

World Cup rivals Nigeria and Cameroon have both moved a spot up in the latest FIFA Rankings released today by the world football governing body.

Real Madrid’s Modric banned for Super Cup for red card 3 years ago

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric will be banned for Sunday's Spanish Super Cup first leg at Barcelona.

Brazil shoots to top of FIFA rankings

Captained by the Paris Saint Germain striker Neymar, Brazil have knocked Germany off the top of the FIFA rankings released on Thursday.

Mexico football captain linked to drug cartel

The US Treasury on Wednesday accused Rafael Marquez, captain of Mexico's national football team and a former FC Barcelona player, of being a "front person" for a major drug trafficking organization.

Philippe Coutinho is priceless to Liverpool – Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool are under no pressure to sell Philippe Coutinho and considers the midfielder priceless to the club.

Danny Rose hints at Spurs exit over pay rise demand

Tottenham's left-back Danny Rose has inadvertently fuelled aspeculations that he wants out of the club after he made a demand that he be paid what is commensurate with his services to the club.

Wenger admits uncertainty over future affected Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has admitted rumours over his Arsenal future last season caused some confusion in the dressing room among his Gunners stars.

Liverpool have power over Coutinho’s future – Rodgers

Former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool hold the power over Philippe Coutinho's future.

It will be tough for Liverpool stop Countinho’s Barca move – Bellamy

Former Liverpool striker Craig Bellamy believes it will be difficult for Liverpool to hold on to playmaker Phillipe Countinho following the interest of Barcelona.

Liverpool rejects Barcelona’s £90m bid for Coutinho

English Premier League side Liverpool FC have rejected a bid of 100 million euros (about £90m or N45bn) from Spanish side FC Barcelona for Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho.

CSKA Moscow’s Aaron Samuel opens goals account in Russia

Aaron Samuel Olanare, who is being considered for a return to the Super Eagles, has scored his first goal of the season for Russian Premier League side CSKA Moscow in a 2-1 win over Tosno.

CHAN 2018: We’re optimistic of qualifying – Yusuf

Super Eagles Assistant Coach and Home-based Eagles handler, Salisu Yusuf, on Wednesday said the team was optimistic of not only beating Republic of Benin on Sunday but qualifying for CHAN.

Iheanacho has been scoring from impossible angles in training – Morgan

Captain of Leicester City Wes Morgan says new signing Kelechi Iheanacho will no doubt be a positive addition to the attack of the team judging by his form in training.

NPFL: LMC, UK-based coy to launch Africa’s highest-paying lottery

The League Management Company (LMC) in partnership with Britain-based Ofertas365 is set to launch AfroMillionsLotto in support of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs.

Roma to make fourth bid for Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez

The Serie A club are ready to make another approach for the Algeria international after having three previous bids rejected by the Foxes.

Neymar transfer could cost more than Allianz Arena – Bayern chief

The cost of prising Neymar Jr from the grasp of Barcelona may have cost Paris Saint-Germain more than the Allianz Arena, home to German champions Bayern Munich.

Crystal Palace defender Pape Souare returns after car crash

Crystal Palace’s Senegalese left-back Pape Souare has returned to full training after sustaining serious injuries in a car crash 11 months ago, his club revealed on Wednesday.

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Riyad Mahrez eyes AFCON after Manchester City treble

Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez hopes he can continue a successful streak by helping Algeria win the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt during July.
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Senator Saraki lauds Super Falcon’s WAFU Cup victory

Senate President Bukola Saraki, on Monday, lauded the Super Falcons for lifting the 2019 WAFU Cup ”following their soul-lifting display in the finals of the game last Saturday in Abidjan.”