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Senegal midfielder Idrissa Gueye is eager to welcome Sadio Mane into the squad after he missed their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations game against Tanzania on Sunday.

Afcon: Senegal’s Sadio Mane recounts journey to stardom

The 27-year-old left home without the permission of his parents and left his studies behind in order to chase his dream, a decision which has paid off.
On Saturday, the Super Falcons lost 3-0 to Germany in the Round of 16 but refused to leave their Mecure Hotel in protest over their unpaid bonuses and other outstanding payments.

Shehu Dikko: NFF have paid Super Falcons’ entitlements

Shehu Dikko, the second vice-president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has denied an allegation that they owed the women's team outstanding bonuses and allowances
A group of about twenty women are on the Vatican squad. AFP

Vatican women’s team refuses to play after anti-abortion protest

The newly formed Vatican women’s team called off a friendly football match in Vienna after several Austrian players protested the church’s anti-abortion stance, an Austrian football official said Sunday.
Germany send Super Falcons packing from 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup after 3-0 win on Saturday evening encounter at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble. 23x

WWC: Super Falcons refuse to leave hotel, demand for outstanding entitlements

Nigeria’s Super Falcons who crashed out yesterday after losing to Germany in the round of 16 at the FIFA Women’s World Cup have refused to leave their Mecure Hotel in Grenoble untill all their entitlements are paid.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

14,000 Nigerians returned from Libya, France

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday said a total of 14,036 Nigerians have voluntarily returned home under the Assisted Voluntary Returnees Programme which began in April 2017.
Bijan Zanganeh

Iran: Europe not cooperating in oil buy

Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh talks to journalists at the beginning of an OPEC meeting in Vienna, Austria December 6, 2018
Luka Jovic feels he can play alongside Karim Benzema in the same team but indicated he is happy to let Zinedine Zidane decide how to use him at Real Madrid.

Real Madrid’s Luka Jovic adamant Euro U21s won’t disrupt pre-season

Luka Jovic is adamant playing in the European Under-21 Championship with Serbia will not impact negatively on his pre-season preparations for new club Real Madrid.
Eintracht Frankfurt have signed Serbian forward Dejan Joveljic from Red Star Belgrade on a five-year deal after losing Luka Jovic to Real Madrid.

Eintracht Frankfurt sign Dejan Joveljic in the wake of Jovic departure

Eintracht Frankfurt have signed Serbian forward Dejan Joveljic from Red Star Belgrade on a five-year deal after losing Luka Jovic to Real Madrid.
Dominic Thiem has claimed his first ATP Masters 1000 title with a thrilling victory over Roger Federer at the BNP Paribas Open. PA

Dominic Thiem offers Serena Williams doubles match after Roland Garros row

Austrian tennis ace Dominic Thiem on Tuesday offered Serena Williams a mixed doubles jaunt in an attempt to put their French Open press room dispute behind them.
Rafael Nadal adds to his rich French Open history.

Rafael Nadal: I’m not obsessed about Roger Federer’s record

Rafael Nadal took sole ownership of one record when he claimed a 12th French Open on Sunday, but says matching Roger Federer’s 20 Grand Slams haul will not become an obsession.
Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic stays top, ahead of Rafael Nadal in ATP rankings

New French Open winner, Rafael Nadal, remains second in the men’s tennis rankings released on Monday by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), behind Novak Djokovic.
Rafael Nadal adds to his rich French Open history.

Rafael Nadal too tough for Roger Federer, reaches 12th French Open final

Before this French Open semi-final match-up between Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal, it had been all about the dizzying numbers and statistics.
Austria-based Ghana striker Samuel Tetteh has backed the Black Stars to rule the continent at the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Samuel Tetteh: Ghana can win AFCON in Egypt

Austria-based Ghana striker Samuel Tetteh has backed the Black Stars to rule the continent at the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
The Super Falcons say they are in the mood and spirit to take all three points off the Grasshoppers of Norway in their first match of the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in Reims on Saturday.

WWC: Super Falcons target three points against Norway

After the Nigeria Football Federation cleared all their outstanding entitlements, the Super Falcons say they are in the mood and spirit to take all three points off the Grasshoppers of Norway in their first match of the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in Reims on Saturday.

Looted Abacha’s £211 million seized by British court

A British court has seized 211,000,000 million pounds looted by the former Nigerian dictator and military head of state, General Sani Abacha.
Erling Braut Håland celebrates his team’s 11th goal against Honduras. Alex Livesey - FIFA-FIFA via Getty Images

Norway’s Erling Haaland scores nine in FIFA U-20 World Cup match win

Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, the son of former Leeds United and Manchester City player Alf-Inge, on Thursday scored a record of nine goals in a single under-20 World Cup game.
Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby says he left Ini Umotong out of his Women's World Cup squad in favour of selecting Uchenna Kanu.

Thomas Dennerby: Uchenna Kanu took Ini Umotong’s Nigeria’s Women’s World Cup spot

Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby says he left Ini Umotong out of his Women's World Cup squad in favour of selecting Uchenna Kanu.
France based attacker, Desire Oparanozie has been named the new Super Falcons captain with less than two months to the commencement of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.

Desire Oparanozie: Super Falcons will shock the world in France

Super Falcons Captain Desire Oparanozie has promised that Nigeria’s representative in the forthcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup in France will be a huge success considering series of preparations so far put in place by the players and the technical crew.

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Kano restates commitment to local and foreign economic partners

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has restated his commitment to partner with relevant agencies to ensure greater economic transformation in the state.
Senegal midfielder Idrissa Gueye is eager to welcome Sadio Mane into the squad after he missed their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations game against Tanzania on Sunday.

Afcon: Senegal’s Sadio Mane recounts journey to stardom

The 27-year-old left home without the permission of his parents and left his studies behind in order to chase his dream, a decision which has paid off.
Lionel Messi wasn't just unhappy with the conditions in Porto Alegre, as he explained that the pitches have also been poor in Argentina's previous matches - in Belo Horizonte and Salvador.

Lionel Messi pours out his concern about Argentina poor run of form

Lionel Messi wasn't just unhappy with the conditions in Porto Alegre, as he explained that the pitches have also been poor in Argentina's previous matches - in Belo Horizonte and Salvador.
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane wants Algeria to win 2019 Africa Cup of Nations title, currently held in Egypt

Afcon: Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane backs Algeria to win title

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane wants Algeria to win 2019 Africa Cup of Nations title, currently held in Egypt.

Real Madrid identify their 2020 top target

Real Madrid is prepared to slow down their transfer activities this summer as they aim to postpone one of their major signings to the summer of 2020.