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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.

Lille’s French League Cup semifinal qualification excites Victor Osimhen

Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen has expressed delight following Lille’s qualification into the semi-final of the French League Cup on Wednesday.
Bafana Bafana head coach Molefi Ntseki has named a 23-man squad that will face Mali in the Nelson Mandela Challenge in October.

Bafana Bafana coach names squad to face Mali in Mandela Challenge

Bafana Bafana head coach Molefi Ntseki has named a 23-man squad that will face Mali in the Nelson Mandela Challenge in October.
South Africa interim coach Molefi Ntseki has announced wholesale changes to the squad for next month’s friendly international with Zambia in Lusaka, a break from the plans of former boss Stuart Baxter.

South Africa interim coach overhauls squad for Zambia friendly

South Africa interim coach Molefi Ntseki has announced wholesale changes to the squad for next month’s friendly international with Zambia in Lusaka, a break from the plans of former boss Stuart Baxter.
Super Eagles winger Moses Simon enjoyed a memorable start to his career with Nantes by scoring the winning goal in the side’s 2-1 away win against Amiens at the Stade Credit Agricole de la Licorne on Saturday night.

Moses Simon scores winner in Nantes’ Ligue 1 debut over Amiens — video

Nantes welcome Montpellier to Stade de la Beaujoire - Louis Fonteneau in their game before the first international break of the 2019-20 season
Udinese defender William-Troost Ekong has hailed the Super Eagles following their 2-1 victory over South Africa in the quarter-final of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON).

Afcon: Super Eagles must now re-double their efforts – Mutiu Adepoju

Mutiu Adepoju, ex-Super Eagles player, has urged the national football squad to sustain the team spirit in camp as they move closer towards lifting the 2019 AFCON in Egypt.
Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze makes history after becoming the youngest to score at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

AFCON: Super Eagles star Chukwueze makes history in Egypt

Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze makes history after becoming the youngest to score at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Kamohelo Mokotjo of South Africa challenged by Peter Etebo of Nigeria during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals, quarterfinals match between Nigeria and South Africa at Cairo International Stadium, Cairo on 10 July 2019. Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Gernot Rohr: VAR delay unsettled Super Eagles

Nigeria’s coach Gernot Rohr could not resist a dig at the VAR system after his team’s win 2-1 over South Africa at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday.
Udinese defender William-Troost Ekong has hailed the Super Eagles following their 2-1 victory over South Africa in the quarter-final of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON).

Afcon: Super Eagles’ unpredictable approach made the difference – Gbenga Elegbeleye

Gbenga Elegbeleye, former Director-General, National Sports Commission, says the Super Eagles overcame their opponents at the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) because their opponents find it difficult to read the Super Eagles’ game.
Samuel Chukwueze celebrates goal with William Paul Ekong Peter Etebo of Nigeria during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals, quarterfinals match between Nigeria and South Africa at Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 10 July 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

Afcon: Super Eagles should sustain team spirit – Mutiu Adepoju

Ex-Super Eagles player, Mutiu Adepoju, has urged the national football squad to sustain the team spirit in camp as they move closer towards lifting the 2019 AFCON in Egypt.
Udinese center-back William Troost-Ekong power Super Eagles to 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after a 2-1 win over South Africa at the Cairo International Stadium on Wednesday night.

William Troost-Ekong powers Super Eagles to AFCON semi-finals over Bafana

William Troost-Ekong power Super Eagles to 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after a 2-1 win over South Africa at the Cairo International Stadium on Wednesday night.
South Africa Team Picture during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals football match between South Africa and Namibia at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 28 June 2019 ©Gavin Barker-BackpagePix

Afcon: Bafana Bafana must use speed to unlock Morocco – John Tlale

Former Bafana Bafana goalkeeper John Tlale believes South Africa can unsettle Morocco if they use speed in their final 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Group D match on Monday.
South Africa boosted their chances of reaching the last 16 by beating neighbors Namibia 1-0 in the Africa Cup of Nations Group D.

Afcon: Bongani Zungu scores as South African beat Namibia

South Africa boosted their chances of reaching the last 16 by beating neighbors Namibia 1-0 in the Africa Cup of Nations Group D.
Bafana Bafana recently started their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a defeat, and while head coach Stuart Baxter was defiant following the result, South Africa Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan was not as optimistic.

Afcon: Safa boss unimpressed by Bafana Bafana after Ivory Coast defeat

Bafana Bafana recently started their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a defeat, and while head coach Stuart Baxter was defiant following the result, South Africa Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan was not as optimistic.
Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter has named two separate starting for the friendly game against Ghana on Saturday.

Stuart Baxter names two Bafana Bafana starting line-ups for friendly against Ghana

Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter has named two separate starting for the friendly game against Ghana on Saturday.
Despite Stuart Baxter having successfully guided the South Africa national team to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, the head coach has refused to give assurances regarding his future.

AFCON: Bafana Bafana’s final squad revealed

Stuart Baxter has finalised his 23-man Bafana Bafana squad that will travel to Egypt for the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament.
The Nigerian Football Federation on Friday dismissed reports of an alleged denial of visas to some Super Eagles players by the South African Embassy in Turkey, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Gernot Rohr: Injuries, suspensions mean opportunities for others

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr rues the injuries and suspension that has robbed him of four of his regulars for Saturday’s crucial 2019 AFCON qualifier against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, but is comforted that the situation has presented opportunities for some other performers to step onto the runway.

AFCON: I’m ready to wreck Super Eagles again – South Africa’s Percy Tau

Percy Tau scored the second goal for South Africa in their 2-0 routing of Nigeria’s Super Eagles last year and the Saint-Gilloise (Belgium) sharpshooter believes he can repeat same feat when Bafana Bafana host Nigeria in the 2019 AFCON Qualifiers in Johannesburg this weekend.
Stuart Baxter

South Africa’s Stuart Baxter confident key players will be fit for Super Eagles clash

Bafana Bafana of South Africa head coach, Stuart Baxter, is hopeful that the duo of Ronwen Williams and Thulani Serero will be fully fit for Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

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Counterinsurgency: Things are a lot better – President Buhari tells Boris Johnson

In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better.
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17 people killed in Katsina road crash

The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed 17 persons killed in a road crash at Yardudu village, Mashi Local Government Area of Katsina State.