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Victor Osimhen has joined Senegal's Moussa Sow and Ivory Coast's Gervinho in Lille's exclusive goalscoring club after scoring a goal on his 18th appearance.

Victor Osimhen admits missing football amid virus outbreak

Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen says he missed staying out of football and can’t wait for the ongoing pandemic to be over.
Nwankwo Obiora has joined Boavista on a free transfer

Nigerian midfielder shares picture of himself in self isolation

Nigerian midfielder Obiora Nwankwo took to his social media to shared picture of himself working alone in isolation.

AFCONQ: CAF ponder September date amid virus outbreak

Eggheads of Africa’s football governing bobdy, Confederations of African Football (CAF) are considering moving the 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifiers to September-October due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Manchester United stars Paul Ince and Owen Hargreaves disagreed over Odion Ighalo wonder goal in Thursday’s 5-0 win at LASK, in the Europa League first leg round of 16 tie.

Odion Ighalo flattered by new Shanghai Shenhua offer

Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo is reportedly in dilemma following the new contract offer from his Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua.
Victor Moses was in action for Inter Milan in their 2-1 win against Ludogorets Razgrad in a UEFA Europa League round of 32 second leg game on Thursday night.

Victor Moses departs Milan for London amid coronavirus fears

Former Super Eagles winger and Inter Milan player Victor Moses has reportedly returned to England after observing his 14 days quarantine.
Nigeria Football Federation has celebrated former Nigerian international Victor Obinna Nsofor on his 33rd birthday.

NFF celebrates former international Obinna Nsofor at 33

The Nigerian football governing body took to their social media handle on Wednesday to celebrate the former Inter Milan and Chievo Verona’s star on the special occasion.
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.

Nigerian forward reveals training schedule ahead of resumption

Nigerian forward Cyriel Dessers revealed he’s trying to stay fit while all football-related activities have been postponed indefinitely due to coronavirus outbreak.
During a session with the club's media, Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo was surprised to receive a call from legend Andy Cole.

Odion Ighalo set for Manchester United contract extension

Nigerian forward Odion Ighalo’s time at Manchester United could be extended beyond the end of the season according to reports from England.
Veteran Afro-jazz star Manu Dibango died on Tuesday, 24 March after contracting the new coronavirus, his representatives have confirmed.

Afro-jazz star Manu Dibango dies after contracting coronavirus

Veteran Afro-jazz star Manu Dibango died on Tuesday, 24 March after contracting the new coronavirus, his representatives have confirmed.
The Green Eagles before the 1980 African Nations Cup final against Algeria in Lagos.

Nigeria plans big reception for 1980 Green Eagles

Youth and Sports Minister Sunday Dare has lavished praises on the 1980 class of the senior national football team, the Green Eagles, who won Nigeria’s first continental trophy 40 years ago in Lagos.
Leicester City attacking midfielder James Maddison has heaped praises on teammate Wilfred Ndidi for his contributions towards the team’s 2-0 victory against Arsenal at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.

Barcelona eyeing to make move for Super Eagles star

Barcelona eyeing to make move for Super Eagles star Wilfred Ndidi in the summer as the La Liga holder looking for Sergio Busquets longtime replacement.
Emmanuel Amuneke

Emmanuel Amuneke confirms new role at Egyptian side

Former Nigerian international Emmanuel Amuneke has confirmed that he is still with the Egyptian club side El Makassa after several reports on his dismissal as the head coach of the team.
The Kenyan Premier League will be suspended indefinitely from Monday as a response to the first confirmed case of coronavirus in Kenya, the Football Kenya Federation confirmed on Friday.

Coronavirus: Kenya announces premier league suspension

The Kenyan Premier League will be suspended indefinitely from Monday as a response to the first confirmed case of coronavirus in Kenya, the Football Kenya Federation confirmed on Friday.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been handed a boost ahead of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers after the head coach of the Sierra Leone National team, Sellas Tetteh Teivi resigned from his position.

Sierra Leone head coach resigns

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been handed a boost ahead of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers after the head coach of the Sierra Leone National team, Sellas Tetteh Teivi resigned from his position.

Former Super Eagles skipper dismisses reports of Chelsea coaching role offer

The Nigerian midfielder had a successful eleven years with the English side, lifting the premier league title, English FA cup and also the UEFA Champions league and the Europa league before his departure in 2016.
English Championship side Wigan Athletics has congratulated defender Leon Balogun for over his invitation back into the Super Eagles.

Wigan Athletic congratulate Leon Balogun on Super Eagles recall

Wigan Athletic have issued a congratulatory message to Leon Balogun in the wake of the central defender earning a recall to Nigeria’s national team, the Super Eagles.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Former Super Eagles coach faults German handler over lack of confidence in home based...

Former Super Eagles assistant coach Ike Shorunmu has reacted to the non inclusion of single outfield player from the Nigeria professional football league in the Gernot Rohr’s 24 man squad for the African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone.
English Championship side Wigan Athletics has congratulated defender Leon Balogun for over his invitation back into the Super Eagles.

English Championship side celebrates Leon Balogun’s Super Eagles return

English Championship side Wigan Athletics has congratulated defender Leon Balogun for over his invitation back into the Super Eagles.

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Chinese city bans consumption of dog, cats, others

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Nigeria confirms 8 more coronavirus cases, 32 discharged

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“Stay at home,” Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a televised address to the nation, as he unveiled unprecedented peacetime measures after the country’s death toll climbed to 335.

British premier Boris Johnson hospitalised over coronavirus infection

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital over his coronavirus infection.