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DR Congo recall Tresor Mabi after five-year absence

DR Congo coach Florent Ibenge has recalled striker Tresor Mputu Mabi after a five-year absence for their next Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

AFCON: Injured Chancel Mbemba named in DR Congo squad

Injured Porto defender Chancel Mbemba has been named in the DR Congo squad for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Zimbabwe.

DR Congo friendly, World Cup auditions for Simy and Lokosa

Despite fears concerning the Ebola crises in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Super Eagles will play the Leopards of DR Congo at the Adokiye Amiesimaka stadium, Port Harcout.

Mikel Obi expects tough clash against DR Congo in Port Harcourt

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi is not taking the friendly with Democratic Republic of Congo lightly as he and his teammates gear up for the Russia 2018 World Cup.

DR Congo arrive in Port Harcourt for Nigeria friendly

DR Congo have landed in Nigeria for Monday’s international friendly against the Super Eagles.

Yannick Bolasie leads DR Congo foreign stars for Super Eagles World Cup warm-up

Everton star forward Yannick Bolasie will lead a 32-man DR Congo squad dominated by overseas pros for a May 28 World Cup warm-up against Nigeria in Port Harcourt.

Five talking points as China season kicks off

The new Chinese Super League season begins with the Guangzhou derby on Friday when Fabio Cannavaro’s reigning champions Evergrande host southern city rivals R&F.

Five things to look out for in La Liga

Real Madrid will have to overcome a mounting list of injuries and suspensions if they are to keep themselves in the La Liga title race when Sevilla visit the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.

Valencia hold Barca amid Lionel Messi ghost goal controversy

Jordi Alba’s late equaliser maintained Barcelona’s four-point lead over Valencia at the top of La Liga in a 1-1 draw at Mestalla on Sunday overshadowed by the league’s lack of goal-line technology.

CAF lists 3 Nigerians among African players awards nominees

Three Nigerian players are now in line for consideration for continental football awards in January after being listed among nominees by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

William Troost-Ekong, Victor Moses nominated for CAF player of the year award

William Troost-Ekong and Victor Moses have been nominated for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) player of the year award.

Valencia storm to second in nine-goal thriller

Valencia withstood a late onslaught from Real Betis to move up to second with an enthralling 6-3 win at the Benito Villamarin on Sunday.

Aubameyang continues to wreak havoc

Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang continued outstanding early-season form for German outfit Borussia Dortmund with a hat-trick at the weekend.

Zambia overcome double blow to beat Algeria

Zambia overcame conceding a goal and having a player sent off inside 60 seconds to score a historic 3-1 World Cup qualifying victory over Algeria in Lusaka Saturday.

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An Italian archbishop, who called on Pope Francis to resign has been hit with a court order to pay his disabled brother 1.8 million euros from an inheritance under his control, Italian media reported on Thursday.
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Don wants reforms in Nigerian media

A don has called for a comprehensive reform of the media and for journalists to avoid sycophancy in the discharge of their duties, especially during the 2019 general election and beyond.