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Falconets face Germany, China, Haiti in FIFA World Cup

Nigeria’s under-20 women football team the Falconets, have been drawn alongside perennial foes Germany, China and debutants Haiti in Group D of the 9th FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.

Benfica’s legal chief charged in corruption probe

The head of Benfica’s legal department and a computer operator at the Portuguese Justice Ministry have been charged in a corruption case involving the Lisbon club, a judicial source said.

Roberto Firmino: Liverpool fear nobody in Champions League

Roberto Firmino says Liverpool fear nobody in the Champions League and would welcome a clash against a fellow Premier League club in the quarter-finals.

Thousands gather in Florence for Davide Astori funeral

Thousands of mourners holding banners and letting off smoke flares gathered in Florence on Thursday for the funeral of Fiorentina and Italy footballer Davide Astori.

Son Heung-Min: Tottenham must learn from Champions League pain

Tottenham forward Son Heung-Min says the club must learn from their painful Champions League exit at the hands Juventus, which denied them a place in the quarter-finals.

Paul Aigbogun: Information about Energie helped Enyimba

Paul Aigbogun has revealed that he was not surprised by Enyimba defeated Energie FC in Wednesday’s Caf Confederation Cup First Round.

Sam Allardyce wants long-term stay at Everton

Manager Sam Allardyce wants to stay at Everton beyond this season, despite recent speculation over his position.

World Cup winner Christian Karembeu tips Super Eagles to succeed in Russia

Former France and Real Madrid star Christian Karembeu is confident that the Super Eagles team is capable of doing great things at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Lukas Podolski: Abusive Ron-Robert Zieler chants at Cologne intolerable

Former Cologne star Lukas Podolski has hit out at supporters who verbally abused Stuttgart goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler as the club identified two of them, who now face bans.

Austin Eguavoen: Gernot Rohr should give more home-based players opportunities in Super Eagles

Former Nigeria coach, Austin Eguavoen, has urged Super Eagles gaffer, Gernot Rohr, to invite more players from the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) to his squad as he prepares for the 2018 World Cup.

Fidelis Ilechukwu: MFM not afraid of MC Alger’s home record

MFM FC head coach Fidelis Ilechukwu is confident his team will make it to the group stage of the CAF Champions League despite their slim 2-1 win against MC Alger in the first leg tie at the Agege Stadium on Stadium on Wednesday.

UEFA slammed over response to Rhian Brewster’s racial abuse case

The Football Association and Kick It Out have both expressed disappointment at UEFA's decision not to impose any punishment over a racism allegation made by Liverpool teenager Rhian Brewster.

Laurent Koscielny: Arsenal must get out of ‘negative spiral’ after defeats

Arsenal centre-back Laurent Koscielny warned that his teammates must get out of their "negative spiral" and need to push through their recent struggles to achieve success in the Europa League.

Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham were “much better” than Juventus

Mauricio Pochettino said he was "proud" of Tottenham and felt they were "much better" than Juventus despite losing to the Serie A side in the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday.

Manchester City ease through despite rare home loss to Basel

Manchester City advanced to the Champions League quarter-finals despite suffering their first home defeat in over a year.

Barcelona beat Espanyol on penalties in Catalan Super Cup

Jasper Cillessen was the hero as Barcelona beat Espanyol 4-2 on penalties on Wednesday to lift the Catalan Super Cup, exacting revenge for last season's defeat against the same opponent.

NBC: Nigeria deserves the best of FIFA World Cup

The Managing Director of Nigeria Bottling Company (NBC), George Polymenakos, on Wednesday in Abuja said Nigeria deserves the best of the FIFA World Cup in view of its passionate football following.

In Pictures: President Buhari receives FIFA World Cup, Bobsled team, others

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received the FIFA World Cup trophy to be competed for by qualified nations at the forthcoming Russian 2018.

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Obadiah Mailafia: Serving northern governor a Boko Haram leader

Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, says repentant terrorists revealed that a serving northern governor is a Boko Haram leader. Mailafia said this on ‘Morning Crossfire’ programme on Nigeria Info Abuja 95.1FM on Monday.