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Emmanuel Boateng

Ghana’s Emmanuel Boateng joins Chinese club Dalian Yifang from Spanish side Levante

Ghana forward Emmanuel Boateng has joined Chinese Super League club Dalian Yifang from Spanish side Levante.
Rangers forward Alfredo Morelos

Steven Gerrard: Alfredo Morelos valued highly by Rangers

Steven Gerrard has revealed Rangers have "laughed at a couple of unacceptable bids" for Alfredo Morelos because the striker would be expensive to replace.

Christian Eriksen’s agent ignoring transfer speculation

Christian Eriksen's agent is ignoring speculation over his client's Tottenham future, but indicated the midfielder signing a new contract with the Premier League club is not imminent.
Fans FC Nantes honor missing Sala with fireworks and banners

Nantes fined over use of flares in Sala tributes

Nantes were fined a total of 21,000 euros ($23,800) by the French league’s disciplinary committee on Wednesday after supporters set off flares during tributes for the late Emiliano Sala.
Virgil van Dijk

Virgil van Dijk wants to be a ‘legend of Liverpool’

Virgil van Dijk was made the world's most expensive defender by Liverpool and he wants to repay them by becoming a club legend.
Ajax - Real Madrid

KNVB postpones Ajax game to boost Real Madrid preparations

Ajax have had their Eredisive match against PEC Zwolle, which was set to be played three days ahead of a Champions League trip to Real Madrid, postponed by the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB).
Osaze Odemwingie

Osaze Odemwingie: Most African players patronise native doctors

Ex-Nigerian international Osaze Odemwingie has claimed that over 70 per cent of African professional footballers patronise native doctors.
Michael Obafemi

Michael Obafemi signs new Southampton contract

Nigeria-born Ireland International striker Michael Obafemi has signed a new three-and-a-half-year contract at Southampton.
Kenneth Omeruo

Kenneth Omeruo: I feel I can still make it at Chelsea

Nigerian defender Kenneth Omeruo believes he can still make the grade at Chelsea, though he insists that is not a priority at this stage of his career.
Georginio Wijnaldum

Georginio Wijnaldum: Manchester United have new flow under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Georginio Wijnaldum expects Premier League title hopefuls Liverpool to have a difficult game against Manchester United as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side are enjoying "a new flow".

Max Allegri: Juventus not dead yet despite 2-0 defeat to Atletico

Massimiliano Allegri insisted his side are "not dead yet" following a 2-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash.
Liverpool’s Sadio Mane

Sadio Mane’s house burgled during Liverpool’s Champions League clash with Bayern Munich

Police have confirmed that the home of Liverpool forward Sadio Mane was burgled while he was taking part in Liverpool's Champions League clash with Bayern Munich.
MFM

MFM confirmed Southwest derby king with win over Sunshine Stars

MFM FC continued their impressive dominance in the Southwest Derby as they pull off another great win over Sunshine Stars FC in the matchday 10 of the 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League season.
Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi

Super Eagles’ Ogenyi Onazi set for early injury return

Onazi, 26, ruptured his Achilles tendon while in action for Trabzonspor in a Turkish League game against Rizespor in December 2018 and has since undergone surgery.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang targets BATE Borisov’s fall

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has set his sight on the defeat of BATE Borisov when they meet in Thursday’s Europa League game.
Middlesbrough’s midfielder, John Obi Mikel has said that his twin daughters – Ava and Mia are his biggest supporters.

Mikel Obi: My daughters are my biggest supporters

Middlesbrough’s midfielder John Obi Mikel has said that his twin daughters – Ava and Mia are his biggest supporters.

Ooni launches soccer academy in Ile Ife

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has inaugurated the Ojaja II Football Academy, in Ile Ife, Osun.

Ex-Governor Kalu: Ariaria market traders promise to re-elect President Buhari

Chief Orji Kalu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Abia North Senatorial District, on Wednesday, said that traders at the Ariaria International Market, Aba, had promised to give at least 65 per cent of their votes to President Muhammadu Buhari in Saturday’s rescheduled poll.

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Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Algerians protest against President Bouteflika’s bid for fifth term

Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Elections: Rivers APC kicks as INEC chairman claims every judgment has been obeyed

The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.

Elections: Police summon APC Reps member over Kano violence

The police in Kano on Friday ‘invited’ a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over his alleged role in a bloody clash between members of the PDP and APC in Bebeji Local Government Area.

Elections: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf urges politicians to maintain peace, adhere to rule of law

Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.

Policeman, thugs arrested for branding private vehicles in police colours

An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.