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Kalidou Koulibaly has called Napoli's 4-0 Champions League win over Genk on Tuesday night an important victory.

Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly celebrates Senegal on 60th Independence Day

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly has taken to social media to join in the celebrations of his country Senegal which marked its 60th Independence Day on Saturday.
Fatau Dauda said he is ready to return to the Black Stars set-up, dismissing speculation about his international retirement.

Fatau Dauda eyes return to Ghana national team

Fatau Dauda said he is ready to return to the Black Stars set-up, dismissing speculation about his international retirement.
Gernot Rohr has lifted the lid on the invitation of Heracles Almelo striker Cyriel Dessers and FC Koln right-back Kingsley Ehizibue to the Nigeria national team.

Cyriel Dessers ready to dump Heracles, targets Europe’s top five leagues

Heracles Almelo forward Cyriel Dessers hopes to play in one of the top five leagues in Europe, but has not rule out joining a big club in Belgium.

Vincent Enyeama relives amazing Afcon outing against Cote d’Ivoire

Vincent Enyeama has relived his starring performance in Nigeria’s 2-1 win against Cote d’Ivoire at 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.
Mohamed Salah made Liverpool history with his goal against Bournemouth, his 70th in the Premier League in just 100 games.

Mo Salah: Liverpool excited over Olympics postponement

Liverpool have breathed a sigh of relief after the newly announced dates for the summer Olympics.
Former Super Eagles striker, Julius Aghahowa, has explained the poor treatment of Nigerian coaches discouraged him from coaching.

Julius Aghahowa explains why he shunned coaching

Former Super Eagles striker, Julius Aghahowa, has explained the poor treatment of Nigerian coaches discouraged him from coaching.

CAF: No plans to cancel any competition for coronavirus

Confederation of African Football has no plans to cancel any of its forthcoming competitions because of the coronavirus pandemic, hoping it can reschedule all.
Ghana has lost another footballing great by the passing on of former Black Stars captain Kwasi Owusu on Monday.

Ghana legend Kwasi Owusu passes on

Owusu is believed to be Ghana's second-most prolific scorer with 36 goals for the national team, behind only Asamoah Gyan, who has 51 strikes to his name.
Manchester City star, Riyad Mahrez, has split from his wife — and is now dating the daughter of a Real Housewives of Cheshire star.

Manchester City won’t sell Riyad Mahrez – reports

The French champions have been heavily linked with a move for the Algerian winger, but City have no intentions of offloading the 29-year-old who joined them from English Premier League rivals Leicester City in 2018.
Daniel Amokachi has rated Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and Lille forward Victor Osimhen as Nigeria’s best players currently.

Daniel Amokachi: Wilfred Ndidi, Victor Osimhen are Nigeria’s best players

Daniel Amokachi has rated Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and Lille forward Victor Osimhen as Nigeria’s best players currently.
Former Super Eagles winger Ejike Uzoenyi has joined Bosnia and Herzegovina club FK Zvijezda on a short-term deal.

NFF celebrates former Super Eagles star Ejike Uzoenyi at 32

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sent birthday greetings to former Super Eagles forward Ejike Uzoenyi who turns 32 years on Monday.
Gernot Rohr has lifted the lid on the invitation of Heracles Almelo striker Cyriel Dessers and FC Koln right-back Kingsley Ehizibue to the Nigeria national team.

Cyriel Dessers disappointed to wait for Super Eagles debut

Cyriel Dessers has expressed his disappointment after having to wait for his international bow with Nigeria following the postponement of 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers due to the coronavirus pandemic.
First choice in goal Adamu Abubakar is joined by Super Eagles’ goaltender Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Enyimba’s Theophilus Afelokhai, as well as defenders Olisah Ndah, John Lazarus, Etboy Akpan and Ebube Duru.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: Islam Slimani tougher to face than Ryhad Mahrez

Nigeria goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has picked Algeria and Monaco forward Islam Slimani as the toughest player he has ever faced.
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.

Coronavirus: Ikechukwu Ezenwa reveals how Super Eagles keep in touch

Nigeria goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has revealed that the Super Eagles are in close contact in their WhatsApp group amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Super Eagles coordinator backs Mikel Obi on Trabzonspor’s exit

Super Eagles coordinator, Patrick Pascal, has thrown his weight behind John Obi Mikel’s decision to leave Trabzonspor amid coronavirus fears.
Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has lifted the lid on why he makes late substitutions in games.

Super Eagles coach waiting on NFF for new contract

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has stated he is waiting to hear from Nigeria Football Federation on a new contract.
John Obi Mikel helped Trabzonspor edge their fierce rivals Fenerbahce with a 2-1 win in a Turkish Super Lig match on Saturday.

Coronavirus: Radamel Falcao, Didier Drogba support Mikel Obi’s call for Turkish Super Lig suspension

Mikel took to social media over the weekend to express his displeasure with the continuation of the football leagues in Turkey despite the spread of Covid-19 across Europe, and the world at large.
Cameroon’s Japoma Stadium, Douala will host the first ever single final-match format of the Champions League the Confederation of African Football has announced.

Cameroon’s Japoma Stadium to host CAF Champions League final

Cameroon’s Japoma Stadium, Douala will host the first ever single final-match format of the Champions League the Confederation of African Football has announced.

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