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Saul Niguez strike keeps Atletico Madrid on Barcelona’s tails

Atletico Madrid bounced back from the disappointment of being dumped out of the Champions League in midweek to keep their La Liga title challenge afloat by grinding out a 1-0 win at Real Betis on Sunday.

Efe Ambrose delighted to score against ex-club Celtic

Nigeria defender Efe Ambrose has said he is delighted to help Hibernian record a 2-2 draw with his ex-club Celtic on Sunday in a dramatic comeback.

Jurgen Klopp in ref rage after Liverpool held by Everton

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp slammed referee Craig Pawson for the controversial penalty decision that allowed Everton to escape with a 1-1 draw in the Merseyside derby on Sunday.

Arsenal are pleased with Southampton draw – Olivier Giroud

Olivier Giroud said that Arsenal were "pleased" to earn a point at Southampton, despite the prospect of falling further off the pace of the top four.

Napoli held by Fiorentina and miss chance to go top

Napoli missed the chance to go top of Serie A after playing out a goalless draw with Fiorentina.

Olivier Giroud going nowhere in January – Arsene Wenger

European clubs waiting to sign the services of Arsenal supersub, Olivier Giroud in the January window, should forget it.

Wayne Rooney penalty earns Everton point at Liverpool

Captain Wayne Rooney scored from the penalty spot as Everton came from behind against Liverpool to earn a draw in the Merseyside derby at Anfield.

I would retire if possession football did not work – Pep Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola revealed he would retire if possession-based football was unable to achieve results.

David Moyes’ tough approach is helping West Ham – Marko Arnautovic

Marko Arnautovic says the no-nonsense approach of new manager David Moyes is helping West Ham to turn a corner.

World Cup: Super Eagles have potentials to qualify from Group D – Supporters Club

The Nigeria Football Supporters Club, South Africa chapter, says the Super Eagles have potentials to qualify from Group D during the Russia 2018 World Cup.

Olivier Giroud rescues late point for Arsenal at Southampton

Substitute Olivier Giroud glanced in a superb late header to salvage a point for an underwhelming Arsenal side at disciplined Southampton.

CHAN Eagles arrive Kano training camp

Call-ups to CHAN Eagles training camp have hit Kano with skipper Ikechukwu Ezenwa targeting the home-based national team to top the invitational NPFL Super 4, which kicks off tomorrow.

Tottenham comments misinterpreted – Mark Clattenburg

Ex-Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg says his comments about "allowing Tottenham to self-destruct" in a game at Chelsea in May 2016 have been "misinterpreted".

Ki Sung-yueng puts Swansea contract talks on hold

Ki Sung-yueng has put contract talks on hold in order to focus on Swansea's fight against relegation.

Tottenham ‘were on fire’ against Stoke – Harry Kane

Harry Kane hailed Tottenham for being "on fire" in their 5-1 demolition of Stoke City at Wembley.

Claude Puel calls on Leicester City’a Riyad Mahrez to ignore transfer talk

Leicester City manager Claude Puel has called on Algerian star Riyad Mahrez to ignore transfer speculation over his future.

Borussia Dortmund appoint Peter Stoger as Peter Bosz replacement

Borussia Dortmund have sacked manager Peter Bosz after seven months in charge and appointed former Cologne boss Peter Stoger until the end of the season.

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun happy to make Mainz return

Nigeria defender Leon Balogun is delighted to be back in action for FSV Mainz seven weeks after being sidelined by injuries.

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Abia Assembly tasks Okezie Ikpeazu on payment of counterpart funds for UNGA

Abia State House of Assembly has urged Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to consider as top priority the payment of the counterpart fund that would enable the state benefit from the United Nations General Assembly 74th Conference Fund.
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APC lauds EFCC for recovering N111 million from treasury looters

The Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the weekend lauded the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on its recent recovery and handing-over of N111 million allegedly recovered from treasury looters in the state to the state Governor, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq.
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APC: PDP’s ineptitude turning Nigeria into one-party state

The governing All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday released the statement below lamenting that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was failing in playing its role as a viable opposition in the country.
Luka Modric was injured for Croatia against Wales but, according to Zlatko Dalic, the problem should not keep him out of action.

Real Madrid’s international break injury fears played down

Zinedine Zidane would have been left swearting as Gareth Bale and Luka Modrić both struggled in the final moments of the game.

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau asks Borno residents to ‘repent and seek God’s face’

Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram sect, has asked the people of Borno state to repent and seek the face of God.