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Antonio Conte unsure over Michy Batshuayi’s Chelsea future

Antonio Conte is unsure if Michy Batshuayi will stay at Chelsea if the club brings in another player in January.

Manchester City’s Leroy Sane could be out for a month – Pep Guardiola

Manchester City winger Leroy Sane could be out for up to a month after suffering an ankle injury in the 2-0 FA Cup win over Cardiff City.

CHAN: Super Eagles overcome Angola to advance into semi-finals

The home-based Super Eagles fought back from a goal down to beat Angola 2-1 after extra-time in the quarter-finals of the Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) in Tangier, Morocco on Sunday.

Manchester City keep quadruple dream alive, Chelsea also through

Kevin De Bruyne starred as Manchester City stayed on course for an unprecedented quadruple as a 2-0 win at Cardiff on Sunday put the runaway Premier League leaders into the last 16 of the FA Cup.

South Africa proved no match for Nigeria – Rasheedat Ajibade

Nigeria U20 women striker Rasheedat Ajibade says her side were the superior side after they thrashed South Africa 6-0 at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium on Saturday.

Michy Batshuayi brace puts Chelsea into FA Cup fifth round

Michy Batshuayi scored twice as Chelsea beat Premier League rivals Newcastle United 3-0 to advance into the fifth round of the FA Cup at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

‘Time has come’ for South Sudan sanctions – AU chief

African Union chief Moussa Faki said Sunday that "the time has come" to slap sanctions on those blocking peace in South Sudan, one of the most intractable wars facing African leaders as they meet in Ethiopia.

WWCQ: South Africa lost to ‘more experienced’ Nigeria – Maude Khumalo

South Africa U20 women coach Maude Khumalo conceded that her side crashed against a 'more experienced' team after an 8-0 aggregate defeat to Nigeria.

My time at Monaco is coming to an end – Fabinho

Highly rated Monaco midfielder Fabinho has admitted that he has come to the end of the line at the Ligue 1 club and is ready for a fresh start.

Ahmed Musa reveals Nigeria’s World Cup dream

Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa has set his sight on a semi-final spot in the 2018 World Cup tournament in Russia.

SGF: President Buhari will contest in 2019

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, at the weekend, declared that re-electing President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 would fast-track South East’s quest to produce the President of the country.

West Ham’s Arthur Masuaku apologises for spitting in FA Cup defeat

Arthur Masuaku has apologised for spitting at an opponent in West Ham's FA Cup defeat by Wigan, saying it was "totally unacceptable and out of character".

China’s Li Haotong edges Rory McIlroy for Dubai golf title

China’s Li Haotong secured the biggest title of his young career on Sunday, a blistering finish helping him see off the challenge of Rory McIlroy to win the $3 million Dubai Desert Classic.

Joel Matip accepts responsibility for Liverpool’s FA Cup defeat by West Brom

Joel Matip has accepted responsibility for Liverpool's FA Cup fourth-round defeat by West Brom, insisting simple mistakes cannot happen.

Angry West Ham fans confront owners after Wigan defeat

Senior figures at the club understand the fans' frustration and confirmed West Ham are working around the clock to sign players, but it is extremely difficult to get deals done this window.

No neutral venues for Saudi-Qatar football matches – AFC

Saudi Arabia must host Qatar's football teams during the Asian Champions League for home fixtures next month and allow Saudi teams to travel to the neighbouring state for away matches despite the Gulf diplomatic crisis, according to the ruling of Asia's football governing body.

David Beckham set to launch Miami MLS franchise

David Beckham is expected to launch his long-awaited Major League Soccer franchise in Miami on Monday.

CHAN: Sudan victory over Zambia as a ‘miracle’ – coach

Sudan's coach Zdravko Logarusic has hailed his side's surprise 1-0 victory over Zambia in the quarter-finals of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) as a "miracle".

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DPP: Lagos courts have delivered judgments on 122 sexual offences in 2020

Mrs Yinka Adeyemi, the Director of the Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP), on Tuesday said that courts in Lagos delivered 122 judgments on sexual offences cases from January 2020 to July 2020.
Fulham director of football Tony Khan has ruled out re-signing Ryan Sessegnon from Tottenham.

Fulham director Tony Khan rules out Ryan Sessegnon return

"Ryan already played for us in the Premier League and he didn't do enough to keep us in there. I can't be in the business of developing other people's players. I expect the squad to look very similar to the one that got promoted. We won't spend £100 million again.

Senator Orji Kalu: APC will take over government in Abia in 2023

Sen. Orji Kalu, the Chief Whip of the Senate has said the All Progressives Congress, APC, will take over Abia State from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2023 general election.

Ondo PDP begs members not to dump party for ZLP

For the fear of depleting its membership for the emerging third force, the Zenith Labour Party, the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Congress in Ondo state Tuesday begged its members not to abandon the party.
Legendary Nigerian midfielder Austin Okocha has been included in Paris Saint-Germain’s Team of the Decade from 2000 to 2010.

Jay Jay Okocha, Ronaldinho make PSG’s Team of the Decade list

Legendary Nigerian midfielder Austin Okocha has been included in Paris Saint-Germain’s Team of the Decade from 2000 to 2010.