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CAFCL: Lobi Stars look to surprise Mamelodi Sundowns

Lobi Stars will take on Mamelodi Sundowns in the 2018/19 CAF Champions League Group A on Friday.
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FIFA releases $209 million to clubs from 2018 World Cup earnings

Manchester City lead the way with just over 5 million dollars as FIFA on Tuesday announced it has dished out 209 million Euros to clubs.
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Godfrey Oboabona joins Croatian club HNK Gorica on two-year deal

Former Super Eagles defender Godfrey Oboabona has joined Croatian side, HNK Gorica, on a two year deal.
Godfrey Oboabona last played for Saudi club Al Ahli and only recently underwent trials in France

Free agent Godfrey Oboabona wanted in Cyprus

Former Super Eagles defender and free agent Godfrey Oboabona could be soon heading to Cyprus if arrangements came through.

Mo Salah named in Egypt World Cup squad despite injury

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been named in Egypt's World Cup squad despite being injured in the Champions League final.

Iran’s Hassan Rowhani wants ban on female fans in football stadiums lifted

President Hassan Rowhani of Iran has called for a decades-long stadium ban for women to be lifted, according to statement issued by the president’s office.

World Cup: Kano Pillars’ Junior Lokosa in as Gernot Rohr names Super Eagles’ provisional...

Kano Pillars’ Junior Lokosa, who has a knack to score at least a goal in every two matches, is among the 30 players listed by Super Eagles’ manager Gernot Rohr in Nigeria’s provisional list for the Russia 2018 World Cup.

Ex-Madrid player Wesley Sneijder off to winning start in Qatar

Dutch international Wesley Sneijder made a winning debut in Qatar when his new side Al Gharafa beat fellow mid-table team Al Ahli 2-1 on Friday.

Saudi women attend football game for the first time ever

Saudi Arabia allowed women to enter a football stadium for the first time to watch a match Friday, as the ultra-conservative kingdom eases strict decades-old rules separating the sexes.

World Cup: Super Eagles can succeed in Russia – Taribo West

Former Nigeria centre-back Taribo West says the Super Eagles will be a force to reckon with at the Russia 2018 World Cup if the national team coach Gernot Rohr involves some of the experienced ex-internationals in his plans.

Nigeria U23 striker Kufre Ebong signs for Libyan club Al Ahli

Nigeria U23 striker Kufre Ebong has signed a three-year contract with Libyan club Al Ahli of Benghazy.

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JAMB: Man registers UTME 64 times to ‘ghost-write’ for 64 candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has caught someone it described as a “notorious cheat” who had registered for the UTME 64 times, with the intention of writing the examination for 64 candidates.

Police foil pro-Dasuki protest in Sokoto

Police have foiled a planned procession to demand the release of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) in Sokoto state.
Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz, December 21, 2018. REUTERS-Hamad I Mohammed

Any move by Iran to close Strait of Hormuz unacceptable – US official

Any move by Iran to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz in response to the United States ending oil waivers for purchases of Iranian oil would be unjustified and unacceptable, a senior administration official said on Monday.
Gas flares from an oil production platform at the Soroush oil fields in the Gulf, south of the capital Tehran [Raheb Homavandi-Reuters]

Iran denounces ‘illegal’ US sanctions as oil waivers end

Iran denounced US sanctions on its oil sector as "illegal" on Monday after the United States announced it will no longer grant sanctions exemptions to Iran's oil customers.

Court to hear alleged N2.8 million fraud case against Nnewi United chairman

The Federal High Court sitting in Awka will on May 30, 2019, begin hearing on the case of obtaining by false pretence involving the manager of Nnewi United football club of Nnewi, Mr. Olisa Onuchukwu.