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Cristiano Ronaldo has clarified that a hand gesture he aimed at Atletico Madrid supporters during Juventus's 2-2 draw with the Liga side was not intended to offend them.

Cristiano Ronaldo misses Juventus cup tie

Cristiano Ronaldo was forced out of the Juventus squad for the Italian Cup game against Udinese in Turin on Wednesday evening by sinusitis, the club said.
Nigerian forward Chuba Akpom was on target for his Greek side Paok Thessaloniki in the Cup game with OFI Crete on Tuesday.

Chuba Akpom eager for Super Eagles chance

Chuba Akpom is looking forward to making his debut for Nigeria after pledging his international allegiance to the West African nation.
Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa joined his Al Nassr teammates on a courtesy visit to Saudi Arabia prince Faisal Bin Bandar Al Saud following their the Saudi Super Cup success. 6

Prince of Saudi Arabia hosts Ahmed Musa and Al Nassr teammates — in pictures

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa joined his Al Nassr teammates on a courtesy visit to Saudi Arabia prince Faisal Bin Bandar Al Saud following their the Saudi Super Cup success.
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Victor Mbaoma lauds Fatai Osho’s immediate impact at Enyimba

Enyimba international of Aba forward Victor Mbaoma is excited to find his scoring boots against after initial slow start to life with the former African Champions.
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde made shock admission after the 3-2 Spanish Super Cup defeat against Atletico Madrid on Thursday in Saudi Arabia.

Why Barcelona sacked Ernesto Valverde

During his two-and-a-half years at the Nou Camp, Valverde has failed to win over the supporter after the club’s embarrassing elimination from UEFA Champions league in two consecutive seasons despite holding big advantage from the first leg in both occasions.

Ernesto Valverde makes shock admission after Super Cup defeat

Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde made shock admission after the 3-2 Spanish Super Cup defeat against Atletico Madrid on Thursday in Saudi Arabia.
The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has sent birthday greetings to former Super Eagles striker Ikechukwu Uche who turns 36 on Sunday.

CAF celebrates ex-Super Eagles striker Ikechukwu Uche at 36

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has sent birthday greetings to former Super Eagles striker Ikechukwu Uche who turns 36 on Sunday.
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez warned his teammates following the draw against Espanyol in the Catalan derby at the RCDE Stadium on Saturday.

Luis Suarez warns Barcelona after derby set back against Espanyol

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez warned his teammates following the draw against Espanyol in the Catalan derby at the RCDE Stadium on Saturday.
Pep Guardiola has conceded the title race could be over against Liverpool

Pep Guardiola: Fernandinho expected to extend stay at Manchester City

Pep Guardiola expects Brazil midfielder Fernandinho to sign a new contract with Manchester City before his current deal expires at the end of this season, the Premier League champions’ coach said on Friday.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic in talks to rejoin AC Milan

Former Sweden and Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is in talks to return to AC Milan.=
A member of Manchester United's backroom team has been taken to hospital after falling ill, the club have confirmed.

Manchester United plot move for Aston Villa forward in January

Manchester United are reportedly weighing up a January swoop for Aston Villa attacker Jack Grealish.
Champions Enyimba international of Aba were forced to a 1-1 draw by Jigawa Golden Stars in one of Matchday ten of the 2019-2020 Nigeria professional football league season.

Jigawa Golden Stars and Enyimba shares the spoils in Kano

Champions Enyimba international of Aba were forced to a 1-1 draw by Jigawa Golden Stars in one of Matchday ten of the 2019/2020 Nigeria professional football league season.
French champions Paris Saint Germain have reportedly tabled a fee of £20 million for Nigeria international, Henry Onyekuru who is also being monitored by Borussia Dortmund and Olympic Marseille.

Henry Onyekuru agrees loan deal with Galatasaray

Former Everton winger, Henry Onyekuru, has agreed personal terms with Galatasaray, paving the way for him to join the Turkish champions in the January transfer window.
Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

2022 WCQ draws: Super Eagles land in pot one

Three-time African champions, the Super Eagles have retained their position as the 3th highest African side in the FIFA world rankings, making them a pot 1 team for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
Club Brugge of Belgium Striker, David Okereke has hailed the resilience of his teammates after they came back from a goal down to secure a draw against Standard Liege and consequently restored their three points advantage at the top of the Jupiler League.

Nigeria international happy to face Manchester United in Europa League

Nigerian Club Brugge attacker David Okereke is relishing the prospect of meeting Manchester United in the Europa League round of 32.
Super Eagles duo Victor Osimhen and Henry Onyekuru set for Coupe de la Ligue debut when Lille face AS Monaco in a Round of 16 clash at the Loius Stadium on Tuesday night.

Super Eagles duo set for Coupe de la Ligue debut

Super Eagles duo Victor Osimhen and Henry Onyekuru set for Coupe de la Ligue debut when Lille face AS Monaco in a Round of 16 clash at the Loius Stadium on Tuesday night.
(From L, Front) Manchester City’s Algerian midfielder Riyad Mahrez, Manchester City’s English midfielder Raheem Sterling, Manchester City’s Portuguese midfielder Bernardo Silva, Manchester City’s German midfielder Ilkay Gundogan and Manchester City’s Portuguese defender Joao Cancelo and (From L, Rear) Manchester City’s Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson, Manchester City’s Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho, Manchester City’s Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus, Manchester City’s Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne, Manchester City’s Argentinian defender Nicolas Otamendi and Manchester City’s French defender Benjamin Mendy pose for a team photo prior to the UEFA Champions League Group C football match Atalanta Bergamo vs Manchester City on November 6, 2019 at the San Siro stadium in Milan. (Photo by Marco BERTORELLO / AFP)

Champions League: Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool get difficult Round of 16 draws

Manchester City have been handed a very difficult draw as they were paired against former champions Real Madrid in the round of 16 of the 2019/2020 UEFA Champions League. The draw was held in Nyon,...
Enyimba coach Usman Abd’Allah is still excited about Sunday’s Oriental Derby against Enugu Rangers in which his team emerged with a 3-1 victory.

NPFL: Enyimba coach laments loss to Dakkada FC

Enyimba head coach Usman Abd’Allah has praised newly promoted side Dakkada FC following their win over his side in one of the match day 8 of Nigeria Professional Football League fixtures. =

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Iraq protests swell with youth angry at slow pace of reform

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

A new case for a Commonwealth based on trade

The United Kingdom’s exit of the European Union is now all but certain. Only the passage of time will reveal what their new relationship shall be. But with this new arrangement, I – like many other Commonwealth leaders – also seek a new settlement: not only of closer relations between the UK and my own nation, but of unleashing trade within the club in which we together shall remain.
Samuel Chukwueze's contribution was not enough to help Villarreal from bowing to a 2-1 loss against Espanyol on Sunday.

Samuel Chukwueze in action in Villarreal loss against Espanyol

The Nigerian forward, who was in action for the duration of the encounter, made his 19th league appearance at the Estadio de la Ceramica but could not add to his La Liga tally of three goals and an assist this season.
President Muhammadu Buhari today on Sunday paid a visit to the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, in Scotland, on the sidelines of Uk-Africa Summit. 2

President Buhari visits Prince Charles — in pictures

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday paid a visit to the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, in Scotland, on the sidelines of Uk-Africa Summit.

Police arrest girl for faking own kidnap in Lagos

It was gathered that on January 9, at about 5.30 pm, the suspect conspired with her boyfriend Emmanuel, and Okpe, to produce a short video of her being blindfolded and driven to a bush in a truck.