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Phil Brown: ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha brought magic to Premier League

Phil Brown, who signed Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha at Hull City, has said the Nigerian legend was an iconic star who brought magic to the Premier League in England.

Akwa United depart for Sudan for CAF Confederation Cup tie

Nigeria Professional football League side Akwa United left the shores of the country Wednesday for Sudan where they will confront Al Hilal in the 1st leg of the CAF Confederation Cup playoffs.

Ex-England skipper Ray Wilkins passes on at 61

Former England and Chelsea midfielder Ray Wilkins has died in hospital at the age of 61.

Luis Enrique: Management offers would have to excite me

Former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has said he has had several offers to return to management but a proposal must "excite" him if he is to be lured back.

Super Eagles will do wonders at World Cup – NFF deputy chief

The Super Eagles will do “wonders” at the World Cup in Russia, according to NFF vice-president Seyi Akinwunmi.

Kolo Tour: Manchester City have edge over Liverpool

Kolo Toure expects Manchester City to reach the Champions League semi-finals at Liverpool's expense.

Wissam Ben Yedder: Sevilla can get past Bayern Munich despite defeat

Wissam Ben Yedder has told beIN SPORTS that Sevilla can still reach the Champions League semifinals despite losing at home to Bayern Munich in the first leg of their quarterfinal.

Newcastle face stiff competition in battle for Moses Simon

Newcastle United will face stiff competition in the battle to sign Nigerian international Moses Simon from KAA Gent.

Zinedine Zidane: Cristiano Ronaldo one of the most beautiful players in football history

Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score in 10 successive Champions League games as he struck twice for holders Real Madrid in a 3-0 win at Juventus in Tuesday’s quarter-final first leg.

Sevilla curse their luck after letting Bayern Munich lead slip

Sevilla ended their Champions League quarter-final first leg against Bayern Munich wondering what might have been, just as they had against Barcelona three days earlier.

Record-breaker Cristiano Ronaldo lauded after ‘most beautiful goal’ buries Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a record-breaking goal and a stunning overhead bicycle kick to bury Juventus 3-0 on Tuesday in a rematch of last year's Champions League final.

Kevin De Bruyne votes for Mo Salah to be PFA Player of the Year!

The Manchester City and Liverpool stars have been in incredible form thus far this season, De Bruyne inspiring his side's title charge and Salah having an incredible debut season at Anfield.

S.B.V. Excelsior’s Sophia Omidiji gets maiden call-up for Super Falcons

Las Vegas-born Sophis Omidiji has been handed a late call-up to the Super Falcons for the friendly game against France.

Lille win latest court battle with former coach Marcelo Bielsa

A judge has ruled Marcelo Bielsa has no claim to compensation from Lille following his sacking by the Ligue 1 club earlier this season.

FIFA to trial yellow cards for coaches, changes to goal-kick and subs laws

FIFA is to introduce a trial for yellow cards for managers and coaching staff, vice president Zvonimir Boban has told Sport Bild.

Gianluigi Buffon: ‘Incredible’ Cristiano Ronaldo like Pele, Diego Maradona

Gianluigi Buffon likened Cristiano Ronaldo to Pele and Diego Maradona after the Portuguese forward condemned him to what could be his final Champions League game in Turin.

Samuel Eto’o threatens to sue website over April fool’s joke

Former Barcelona and Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o has threatened to sue a news website for defamation, after they published a false interview, where he claimed he was set to run in the 2018 Cameroon presidential election.

PSV technical director Marcel Brands to join Everton

The Dutch side are seven points clear with five games left to play and could win the title at home against Ajax on April 15.

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Edo guber: Governor Obaseki’s ‘convoy attack’ sponsored by his deputy – Comrade Oshiomhole’s aide

Victor Oshioke, an aide to the suspended All Progressive Congress (APC) National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, who hails from Apana, has debunked the allegations that the attack on Obaseki’s convoy by thugs was sponsored by Oshiomhole.
The eurozone economy on Friday shrank by 12.1 per cent in the second quarter of the year, the EU’s statistical office confirmed.

Eurozone economy contraction confirmed at 12.1% in Q2

The eurozone economy on Friday shrank by 12.1 per cent in the second quarter of the year, the EU’s statistical office confirmed.
European Commission President Ursula Leyen, on Wednesday, warned major trading partners that a carbon tax on imports if its planned transition to carbon neutrality puts its products at a disadvantage in the global market.

EU Commission chief supports sanctions on Belarus

European Commission President, Ursula Leyen, on Friday, said that she supported sanctions on Belarusian officials who violated democratic values or abused human rights.
Rwanda's Immigration department on Thursday announced it will replace all passports with East African e-passports.

Rwanda to replace all its passports with East African e-permits

Rwanda's Immigration department on Thursday announced it will replace all passports with East African e-passports.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

Military destroys ISWAP camp, kills several terrorists in Borno

The Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has knocked out another Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists’ camp at Tongule in the Lake Chad area of Northern Borno and eliminated scores of their fighters.