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Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF send birthday wishes to Ex-Eagles midfield star Friday Ekpo at 51

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sent birthday wishes to former Super Eagles midfield star Friday Ekpo who clocked 51 on Monday.

French prosecutor to probe aid worker killings in Niger

France’s anti-terror prosecutor’s office said Monday it would probe the killing of eight people, including French aid workers, by gunmen in Niger.
West Ham, Crystal Palace enter race along with Rangers & Everton for Nigerian striker Josh Maja.

Josh Maja pushing for Premier League return amid Palace, West Ham interest

Josh Maja is reportedly desperate to push for a move back to the premier league from French Ligue one Bordeaux.
Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen says he’s delighted to be joining Napoli and can’t wait to make his first appearance for the Club.

Finidi George backs Victor Osimhen to shine in Italy

Former Super Eagles and Ajax forward Finidi George is backing Victor Osimhen to shine in the color of Napoli next season.
Samuel Kalu had a frustrating afternoon at the Matmut Atlantique as Bordeaux bowed to a 1-0 loss against Saint-Etienne, after a late goal from Gabon's Denis Bouanga.

Samuel Kalu back in training with Bordeaux after recovering from coronavirus

Samuel Kalu has returned to training with Ligue 1 club Girondis Bordeaux after recovering from coronavirus.
Girondis Bordeaux captain Laurent Koscielny has lavished on the club’s forward Josh Maja following the Nigerian impressive performance in the French Ligue 1 this season.

David Moyes wants to bring Josh Maja back to England

English premier league side West Ham United are reportedly interested in signing Nigeria international Josh Maja.
West Ham, Crystal Palace enter race along with Rangers & Everton for Nigerian striker Josh Maja.

West Ham to rival Rangers for Josh Maja

Premier League club West Ham are ready to rival Scottish side Rangers for Bordeaux’s Nigerian young striker Josh Maja.
Former Nigerian international Austine Jay Jay Okocha once said he never knew he is a black footballer until he got to, where he suffered racial abuse while playing in the German Bundesliga.

Super Eagles star names Jay-Jay Okocha as his football idols

Super Eagles star Josh Maja has named Austin Jay-Jay Okocha as his football idols when growing up.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says he wants to persuade Bordeaux’s English-born forward Josh Maja to play for international football for Nigeria.

Rangers set to open transfer talks with Bordeaux for Josh Maja

Glasgow Rangers are interested in bring Super Eagles forward Josh Maja to the Ibrox this summer according to the reports.
West Ham, Crystal Palace enter race along with Rangers & Everton for Nigerian striker Josh Maja.

Rangers to open talks with Nigerian striker

Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) club Rangers are believed to be on the verge of opening talks with Bordeaux Nigerian striker Josh Maja.
Nigeria international Sunday Mba has revealed his desire to return to football after two years of inactivity.

Daniel Amokachi: Indiscipline cut short Sunday Mba’s career

Former Super Eagles assistant coach Daniel Amokachi says indiscipline and a failed move to French Ligue 1 club Girondis Bordeaux affected Sunday Mba’s career.
Bordeaux forward, Samuel Kalu, has been tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the second Super Eagles star to contract the disease after Genk striker, Paul Onuachu.

Super Eagles star Samuel Kalu ‘tests positive’ for coronavirus

Bordeaux forward, Samuel Kalu, has been tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the second Super Eagles star to contract the disease after Genk striker, Paul Onuachu.
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Laurent Blanc offered to Barcelona after signing up with superagent Jorge Mendes

Agents only make money if their clients are in work, so an unemployed manager signing up with a superagent is a clear sign that they are ready to work again.

France arrests globally wanted darknet child porn suspect

French police have arrested a man wanted internationally for managing child porn sites on the darknet, Bordeaux Prosecutor Frederique Porterie said on Monday.
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French police arrest most-wanted ‘darknet’ paedophile suspect

French prosecutors said Monday that police had arrested a man suspected of operating paedophilia sites on secret “darknet” internet networks providing pornographic videos and pictures to thousands of people worldwide.
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane was more deserving of the Best FIFA Men's Player award in 2019 than Barcelona star Lionel Messi, according to France great Alain Giresse.

Alain Giresse: Sadio Mane should have beaten Lionel Messi to FIFA’s Best award

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane was more deserving of the Best FIFA Men's Player award in 2019 than Barcelona star Lionel Messi, according to France great Alain Giresse.
French President Emmanuel Macron is due to set out his response to 150 recommendations from a citizens’ convention on climate change.

France’s Emmanuel Macron to decide on climate moves after Green city hall wins

The centrist president is expected to set out his first steps toward the “economic, green and social” recovery that he promised after the coronavirus epidemic.
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.

Gernot Rohr confident Super Eagles will challenge for AFCON title

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said he is confident in the talents in his current squad and he’s optimistic the team will challenge for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.

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Court strikes out suit against sovereign wealth authority, chief

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New Napoli signing Victor Osimhen has opened up about his time at German Bundesliga side Wolfsburg.

Victor Osimhen apologises for outburst on journalists

The Nigerian international, Victor Osimhen, has apologised for his outburst over the weekend when he described Nigerian journalists as “copy and paste.”
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Eniola Aluko picked, reprimanded, released for breaching coronavirus rules in Barbados

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