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Enyimba striker Abdulrahman Bashir has fully recovered from the knee injury which ruled him out of the Caf Champions League first leg preliminary round tie away to Rahimo.

Enyimba striker Abdulrahman Bashir returns for Caf Champions League tie

Enyimba striker Abdulrahman Bashir has fully recovered from the knee injury which ruled him out of the Caf Champions League first leg preliminary round tie away to Rahimo.
Alexandre Lacazette claims that the Premier League hasn't seen the best of him yet, insisting he still has plenty of room to improve at Arsenal this season.

Alexandre Lacazette: Premier League hasn’t seen the best of me

Alexandre Lacazette claims that "the Premier League hasn't seen the best of him" yet, insisting he still has plenty of room to improve at Arsenal this season.
Caf Confederation Cup campaigners Niger Tornadoes will engage Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side MFM in a friendly at the Agege Stadium, Lagos, on Monday.

Niger Tornadoes set for MFM friendly ahead Caf Confederation Cup tie

Caf Confederation Cup campaigners Niger Tornadoes will engage Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side MFM in a friendly at the Agege Stadium, Lagos, on Monday.

Philippe Coutinho completes Bayern Munich loan switch from Barcelona

Philippe Coutinho has completed his loan switch to Bayern Munich from Barcelona, with a season-long agreement including a €120 million (£110m/$133m) purchase option.
Scott McTominay admits “anything less than trophies is a disappointment” for Manchester United, with the Red Devils aware of the need to get back into the habit of collecting silverware.

Scott McTominay: Anything less than trophies is disappointment for Manchester United

Scott McTominay admits “anything less than trophies is a disappointment” for Manchester United, with the Red Devils aware of the need to get back into the habit of collecting silverware.
Wilfried Ndidi is mobbed by his Leicester teammates after equalising with a second-half header. Plumb Images-Leicester City FC via Getty Images

Wilfred Ndidi: I knew I’ll score

Super Eagles’ star Wilfred Ndidi said he knew he would score in Sunday’s English Premier League game between Chelsea and Leicester City which ended 1-1 at the Stamford Bridge.
Andriy Shevchenko

Friendly: Ukraine draw battle line with Nigeria

Andriy Shevchenko, coach of Ukrainian national football team has called up twenty-four players for the international friendly against Nigeria and the upcoming European Championship qualifier against Lithuania.
Egyptian Premier League champions Al Ahly have fired title-winning manager Martin Lasarte in the aftermath of their disappointing Round of 16 cup exit against Pyramids on Saturday.

Egyptian champions Al Ahly sack manager Martin Lasarte

Egyptian Premier League champions Al Ahly have fired title-winning manager Martin Lasarte in the aftermath of their disappointing Round of 16 cup exit against Pyramids on Saturday.g
Sadio Mane is “making a great case to be considered Liverpool’s main man above Mohamed Salah”, says Jamie Redknapp.

Jamie Redknapp: Sadio Mane making a case to be ‘Liverpool’s main man above Mo...

The Senegal international has become a talismanic presence for the Reds and, though he is far from the only one in Jurgen Klopp’s squad, he has been able to maintain the standards he set in the second half of the 2018-19 campaign.

Benfica confirm Tyronne Ebuehi out of Super Eagles friendly against Ukraine with injury

Portuguese Primeira Liga side Benfica have confirmed defender Tyronne Ebuehi out of Nigeria’s September 10 international friendly against Ukraine at the 31,000-capacity Dnipro Arena in Kyiv, Ukraine, following a muscle injury copped by the former ADO Den Haag of Holland righ back last week in training.
Mason Mount tackles Onyinye Wilfred Ndidi and goes on to score his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Stamford Bridge on August 18, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Michael Regan-Getty Images)

Brendan Rodgers: Wilfred Ndidi’s mistake against Chelsea was my fault

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has taken full responsibility for the error that led to Chelsea’s goal in their Premier League encounter on Sunday at the Stamford Bridge.
Mario Balotelli being without a club as a new season approaches is not normal, says Italy head coach Roberto Mancini.

Roberto Mancini: I love Mario Balotelli but I can’t do anything for him anymore

Mario Balotelli being without a club as a new season approaches is "not normal", says Italy head coach Roberto Mancini.
Ukraine head coach Andriy Shevchenko has named Manchester City defender Oleksandr Zinchenko and West Ham United’s Andriy Yarmolenko in his squad for his next month’s friendly encounter against the Super Eagles of Nigeria at the Dnipro Arena in Kyiv.

Ukraine coach names Manchester City, West Ham stars in squad for Super Eagles friendly

Ukraine head coach Andriy Shevchenko has named Manchester City defender Oleksandr Zinchenko and West Ham United’s Andriy Yarmolenko in his squad for his next month’s friendly encounter against the Super Eagles of Nigeria at the Dnipro Arena in Kyiv.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is 'waiting' for Real Madrid to launch a formal offer for his services, according to Mathias Pogba, who claims 'anything can happen' before the Spanish transfer deadline on September 2.

Real Madrid push for Paul Pogba again

Real Madrid are ready to make one last approach for Paul Pogba this summer, with Manchester United facing a fight to keep him at the club in the long-term.
Osayuki Obaseki

First NPFL chairman passes on

The first Chairman of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Chief Osayuki Obaseki, is dead.
Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay says teammate Paul Pogba is a “world class” player who can do “pretty much anything”.

Scott McTominay: World class Paul Pogba can do pretty much anything

Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay says teammate Paul Pogba is a “world class” player who can do “pretty much anything”.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola revealed Riyad Mahrez started on the bench against Tottenham Hotspur because he needed to see Bernardo Silva in action.

Pep Guardiola: Why Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez did not start against Tottenham

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola revealed Riyad Mahrez started on the bench against Tottenham Hotspur because he needed to see Bernardo Silva in action.
Ashley Cole leaves the LA Galaxy after three seasons.

Former Chelsea defender Ashley Cole announces retirement from football

Former Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole has announced his retirement from all forms of football at the age of 38 following a two-decade-long career.

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FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers departs for China on loan

The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

Pass all requests for meetings with me through Abba Kyari – President Buhari tells ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told incoming ministers that all requests for meetings with him should pass through his chief of staff, Abba Kyari.
Tukur Buratai

COAS: Nigerian Army ready to enhance local capacity in logistics provision

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has expressed the readiness of Nigerian Army to enhance local capacity in providing logistics for its operations.
Omoyele Sowore

#RevolutionNow: Court refuses to release Omoyele Sowore

A Federal High Court in Lagos has declined to order the release of SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and other persons in connection with the August 5, #RevolutionNow protest.