Football

Former Liverpool forward El-Hadji Diouf has drawn similarities between Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane and how they complement each other's performances.

Sadio Mane says Mo Salah’s reaction to their Burnley spat was ‘strange’

Liverpool star Sadio Mane has revealed the ‘strange’ reaction of teammate Mohamed Salah following the pair’s spat at Burnley.
Arsene Wenger says Manchester United have a big job to do as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to bolster his squad this summer.

Manchester United’s Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hints at possible Mario Mandzukic move

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed the club’s transfer plans and insists ‘the money is there’ as the club look to bolster their squad.
Borislav Mihailov has resigned from his role as Bulgarian Football Union president in the wake of his scandal that has engulfed the national team following their 6-0 defeat to England.

Bulgaria teen indicted over England match racist abuse

A Bulgarian teenager was indicted for “grave hooliganism” while four others were fined and received stadium bans over racist abuse at a Euro 2020 qualifier against England, officials said Thursday.
Mesut Ozil has moved to quash rumours that he will leave Arsenal during a period of uncertainty, insisting that the Emirates is his home and that he will honour his contract that runs through until the summer of 2021.

Unai Emery: Mesut Ozil can play if he trains well

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has said that he needs Mesut Ozil's skills and quality ahead of some testing matches, but added that the attacking midfielder will need to continue to impress in training sessions if he wants to play.
Villarreal, Atletico Madrid and La Liga have submitted a request to the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) for their match in December to be played in Miami.

Atletico Madrid and Villarreal submit request to play La Liga match in Miami

Villarreal, Atletico Madrid and La Liga have submitted a request to the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) for their match in December to be played in Miami.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles team B on Saturday crashed out of the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in Senegal. - NFF

Benedict Akwuegbu: NFF deliberately shuns former players who can improve Nigeria football

Former Super Eagles forward Benedict Akwuegbu has criticized the conscious efforts of ‘people in the NFF’ to restrict the involvement of more ex footballers in the administration of the game in the Country.
Raul Gonzalez has apparently appeared as a surprise aspirant as a switch for Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane.

Real Madrid consider Raul Gonzalez as Zinedine Zidane replacement

Raul Gonzalez has apparently appeared as a surprise aspirant as a switch for Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane.

Juventus to offer Wojciech Szczesny new deal following Manchester United interest

Juventus are set to open talks with goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny as they look to tie the Poland international down following a summer in which Manchester United showed an interest in signing him.
Nigeria international Sunday Mba has revealed his desire to return to football after two years of inactivity.

Sunday Mba targets return to football after two-year absence

The midfielder shone at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, where he scored two goals, including his match-winner against Burkina Faso, which helped the Super Eagles clinch the trophy for the third time in their history.
Former Nigeria Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi is expected in Austria to join Turkish club, Trabzonspor on a Pre Season tour ahead of the 2019-2020 campaign.

Mikel Obi: Why I retired from Super Eagles

Former Super Eagles Captain, John Obi Mikel, has revealed two major reasons he decided to retire from international football.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insisted Manchester United were still heading in the right direction, but the manager is eager for improved results.

Manchester United will reinforce squad in January – coach

Manchester United will try to sign one or two players in the January transfer window to improve their chances of finishing in the top four, but will not spend big on transfer fees and wages, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.
The Red Devils, led by Ed Woodward, are believed to be planning on a major spending spree in the new year after registering their worst-ever start to a Premier League season.

Manchester United using ‘spying firms’ to identify new targets

Manchester United are reportedly using a number of ‘spying firms’ to help them better assess potential transfers targets for the upcoming January transfer window.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insisted Manchester United were still heading in the right direction, but the manager is eager for improved results.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ‘100 percent sure’ Man Utd have right structure

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is “100 percent sure” that the club has the right structure in place and says money is available to strengthen his struggling squad.
The Golden Eaglets scored four goals within 25 minutes of play and one more in the second half to ensure a 5-1 victory over Guatemala on Tuesday.

Korea coach tips Golden Eaglets for FIFA World Cup glory

South Korea U17 boss Kim Jung-soo has tipped Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets as one of the favourites to win this year’s FIFA U-17 World Cup which begins this month in Brazil.
Manchester United star Paul Pogba is considering a January exit from Old Trafford, it has been revealed.

Manchester United ready to spend huge amount on six players

Manchester United is prepared to splash out the cash to sign six top players over the next two transfer window in a bid to reclaim their fading imagine.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has been ruled out of action for the next six months after suffering an injury during the Brazil versus Nigeria friendly which held in Singapore last Sunday.

FIFA to pay Francis Uzoho’s wages following injury suffered against Brazil

Federation of International Football Association (FIFA ) will be responsible for Francis Uzoho’s wages for the entirety of the time he would be out of action, as part of their compensation scheme to clubs, whose players suffered injury during international break.
Mother of Super Eagles head coach Madam Elisabeth Rohr will be laid to rest next week in France. Nigeria national team head coach Gernot Rohr said his late mum would be buried in France next week.

Super Eagles coach to inter mum next week

Mother of Super Eagles head coach Madam Elisabeth Rohr will be laid to rest next week in France.
Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr on Saturday in Singapore told the media that he is preparing three-time African champions Nigeria for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against the Benin Republic and Lesotho, rubbishing claims by a journalist on social media that he wants to quit the job.

Gernot Rohr fine-tunes Eagles list for Benin, Lesotho qualifiers

Coach Gernot Rohr has said that the squads that played the friendly games against Ukraine and Brazil will be considered for next month’s African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin Republic and Lesotho.

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Power supply worsens as generation drops to 2,915MW

The amount of electricity generated by the nation’s power plants fell below 3,000 megawatts on Friday, dropping by over 600MW in 24 hours.
Looking ahead to Sunday’s must-win tie, Enyimba defender Ifeanyi Anaemena believes his side will prevail over Rahimo but admits playing behind-closed-doors will make the task more difficult.

Ifeanyi Anaemena: CHAN Eagles not under pressure

Enyimba defender Ifeanyi Anaemena has asserted that the CHAN Eagles are not under pressure despite facing a daunting task in the return leg of the African Nations Championship qualifier against Togo today at the Agege Stadium, Lagos.
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has said his administration’s policies will improve prosperity and increase the industrial revolution in the state.

Governor Abiodun: I’ll make my decision on coronate Obas promoted by Senator Amosun

Dapo Abiodun, the Governor of Ogun State, Friday, said his government will soon make public, its decision on the village heads otherwise known as Baales promoted to coronate Obas by the former Governor Ibikunle Amosun at the twilight of his administration.
Super Eagles Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa and other officials of the team based in Nigeria will “hopefully” start off on their journey to Singapore Today, ahead of the international friendly against Brazil.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: Home-Eagles not under pressure

Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa says the team is not under pressure to get the better part of their Togolese counterparts on Saturday.

Three killed in beer parlour fire in Nnewi

An early morning fire at a beer parlour in Nnewi, Anambra State, on Friday killed three female workers who were sleeping in the building.