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Barcelona’s Sergio Busquets out for three weeks

FC Barcelona could be without vital midfielder Sergio Busquets for their UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg after the club said the Spain international would miss three weeks of action.

Gernot Rohr invites Mikel, Ajayi, Obi, others for Poland, Serbia friendlies

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has listed captain Mikel Obi, midfielder Ogenyi Onazi, Victor Moses as well as Ahly forward Junior Ajayi and African Nations Championship (CHAN) star Gabriel Okechukwu in his 28-man squad to face Poland and Serbia in pre-FIFA World Cup friendly matches this month, the Nigeria Football Federation announced in a press release on Wednesday.

Football is life in Nigeria – FIFA’s Gianni Infantino

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has described Nigeria as a country with unquantifiable passion and love for football, and where football is more than a religion.

Chelsea still have much to play for this season – Cesc Fabregas

Chelsea have plenty left to fight for this season despite trailing Premier League leaders Manchester City by a cavernous 16 points, according to midfielder Cesc Fabregas.

Victor Moses voted 2017 Most Influential Young Nigerian

Nigerian professional footballer and Chelsea FC skipper, Victor Moses, has been voted the 2017 Most Influential Young Nigerian in one of the most credible and respected annual ranking polls organised by international reputed rating establishment, Avance Media.

Ahmed Musa should leave Leicester City – Isaac Okoronkwo

Former Nigeria international, Isaac Okoronkwo, has admitted that Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, did the right thing leaving Chelsea FC, adding that Leicester City striker Ahmed Musa should follow the footstep of his national team-mate.

Chelsea obtain injunction after three Stamford Bridge trespass incidents

Chelsea have obtained a High Court injunction after three separate trespass incidents at Stamford Bridge since September.

World Cup: Belief, mental strength will make Super Eagles soar – Amaju Pinnick

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, is confident that mental strength, self –belief and youthfulness will serve the Super Eagles well at the 21st FIFA World Cup finals in Russia next year summer.

World Cup winner Marcel Desailly backs Nigeria ahead 2018 finals

Legendary French midfielder Marcel Desailly has tipped Nigeria to be one of the surprise teams at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Veteran striker Samuel Eto’o speaks out on rescuing Cameroonian slaves out of Libya

Legendary Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o has denied claims he paid for an entire aeroplane to transport slaves out of Libya.

Victor Moses nominated for BBC African footballer of the year award

Chelsea FC wingback Victor Moses has been nominated for the 2017 BBC African football player of the year.

Don’t write off Chelsea in Premier League title race – Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard concedes Manchester City's blistering start to the Premier League season will make it difficult for Chelsea to defend their title, but he has warned against writing off Antonio Conte's side.

Moses, Mikel, Iheanacho aim to increase goals’ tally

A total of six players have scored Nigeria’s 10 goals so far in the qualifying race for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup finals.

Mikel, Moses make Rohr’s list for Zambia clash

Super Eagles’ technical adviser Gernot Rohr has called up captain John Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi and 20 other players for the October 7 must win 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying showdown against the Chipolopolo of Zambia.


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Cesc Fabregas: I’ll try to make Lionel Messi uncomfortable

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IMT Enugu to begin award of degree in 2019 academic year

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