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Arjen Robben will not play again in 2018 due to concerns about aggravating a thigh injury, Bayern Munich head coach Niko Kovac has confirmed.

Arjen Robben ruled out until 2019 as Bayern Munich seek to avoid serious injury

Arjen Robben will not play again in 2018 due to concerns about aggravating a thigh injury, Bayern Munich head coach Niko Kovac has confirmed.
Victor Osimhen - VfL Wolfsburg

Wolfsburg demand €3 million from Ajax for Victor Osimhen

German club Wolfsburg are asking for €3 million for Nigeria international, Victor Osimhen, from Dutch club, Ajax before he can be released during the winter transfer window.
Everton midfielder Andre Gomes has admitted he is enjoying his football again at Goodison Park after a few disappointing years with Barcelona.

Andre Gomes: I’m happy to be at Everton

Andre Gomes says his difficult experience at Barcelona has made him “more of a man” and that he is enjoying his football again at Everton.
Chelsea’s Europa League draw at Vidi was marred by ‘abhorrent’ antisemetic chants. Photograph- Matthew Childs-Action Images via Reuters

Chelsea condemns alleged anti-semitic chanting against Vidi FC

Chelsea has said fans found guilty of racism would face the strongest possible action, following allegations of anti-Semitic chanting by their supporters during their final Europa League group game.
Hassan Oktay

CAFCC: Gor Mahia banking home support to beat Lobi Stars

Gor Mahia’s boss Hassan Oktay is optimistic his side will get a good result against Nigeria champions Lobi Stars as both sides meet in the leg of the CAF Champions league second preliminary round on Sunday.
Heung-Min Son

Tottenham’s Heung-Min Son wins goal of the month

Tottenham's Heung-Min Son has won November's Premier League goal of the month for his superb individual strike against Chelsea.
Sikiru Olatunbosun

Sikiru Olatunbosun: Plateau United ready to fight for 2019 NPFL title

Plateau United new signing, Sikiru Olatunbosun, says he’s confident the club can win the Nigeria Professional Football League again with Abdu Maikaba in charge.
Alain Giresse

Tunisia appoint Alain Giresse as new head coach

Former France international Alain Giresse was named Tunisia coach by the country’s football Federation on Thursday after signing an 18-month deal.
Jose Mourinho has warned Jurgen Klopp that “trophies matter” as a man with three at Manchester United prepares to lock horns again with a Liverpool boss still waiting on his first in England.

Jose Mourinho tells Jurgen Klopp he needs to start winning trophies

Jose Mourinho has warned Jurgen Klopp that “trophies matter” as a man with three at Manchester United prepares to lock horns again with a Liverpool boss still waiting on his first in England.
Chris Hughton

Chris Hughton tasks Leon Balogun, Brighton teammates ahead Chelsea clash

Brighton and Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton has tasked w and his defenders to step up to the challenge they will face when they host Chelsea at the Amex stadium on Sunday.
Arsenal have sold striker Chuba Akpom to Greek club PAOK for an undisclosed fee.

Arsenal’s Chuba Akpom ready to play for Nigeria

PAOK Salonica on loaned Arsenal attacker Chuba Akpom has made himself available for selection for Super Eagles matches after he turned down the offer years back.
Super Eagles 2018 World Cup Ahmed Musa has failed to make the top 10 nominees for the 2018 CAF Player of the Year, but Arsenal ace Alex Iwobi is still in the race.

CAF Player of Year: Ahmed Musa misses out, Alex Iwobi shortlisted

Super Eagles 2018 World Cup Ahmed Musa has failed to make the top 10 nominees for the 2018 CAF Player of the Year, but Arsenal ace Alex Iwobi is still in the race.
African Footballer of the Year Asisat Oshoala has maintained the top target is for the Super Falcons to qualify for next year’s World Cup and personal glory is not as important.-1

Asisat Oshoala closes in on record third straight CAF Player of the Year Award

Asisat Oshoala, Francisca Ordega and Onome Ebi have made the final shortlist of the CAF Africa Women’s Player of the Year.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has been left out of tomorrow’s all-important CAF Confederation Cup semifinal second leg match at Raja Casablanca of Morocco.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: God will decide my next club

Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has said he believes God will decide his next club after a sensational transfer to Katsina United did not go through.
Liverpool's players pose before the UEFA Champions League Group C football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Liverpool FC at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, on November 28, 2018. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE - AFP)

Liverpool face Manchester United as Manchester City look to get back into groove

Jose Mourinho faces a quandary as he prepares Manchester United for a trip to Premier League leaders Liverpool while Manchester City will be keen to show that last week’s Chelsea defeat was just a blip.

Egypt submits surprise 2019 African Nations Cup hosting bid

The Egyptian Football Association has submitted a bid to replace Cameroon as next year's African Nations Cup host.
Cristiano Ronaldo

Mauro Camoranesi: Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo have already won Serie A

Former Juventus midfielder Mauro Camoranesi believes high-flying Torino can trouble his former club and their superstar forward Cristiano Ronaldo, even if the Bianconeri have all but wrapped up the Serie A crown.
Flying Eagles celebrate their goal vs Ghana

Flying Eagles expect tough battle against Mali to reach U20 WAFU Cup Final

The Flying Eagles said they expect a difficult clash against Mali tonight in Lome, Togo, as they aim to reach Sunday’s U20 WAFU Cup Final.

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Akinwunmi Ambode urges civil servants to adopt strategic plans

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Jose Mourinho: Liverpool are the ‘lucky ones’

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The Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $7.24 billion for institution’s 2019 borrowing programme to be raised from the capital markets.
Restorers work inch by inch on floor mosaics inside the Bethlehem Church of Nativity

Bethlehem Church mosaics sparkle for Christmas

Masked for centuries by the soot of candles and lately by scaffolding, the mosaics of Bethlehem Church of the Nativity have been restored to their Crusader-era splendour in time for Christmas.