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Manchester City lose appeal to CAS over Financial Fair-Play investigation

Manchester City has lost their appeal against the decision of UEFA to refer the English champions to its adjudicatory chamber over alleged Financial Fair Play violations, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Friday.
Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday booked a spot in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup following a 2-1 away win against South African side TS Galaxy.

CAFCC: Enyimba, Rangers get group stage opponents

Enyimba and Rangers will come up against North African oppositions in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup.
Manchester City “don’t need to sign another defender”, says Vincent Kompany, with Pep Guardiola expected to steer clear of the January transfer market and focus instead on his attacking strength.

Report: Manchester City set to spend big to match Liverpool

Premier League Champions Manchester City is prepared to spend big again in a bid to match Liverpool in the English top flight.
Cristiano Ronaldo walks past Maurizio Sarri and straight down the tunnel. Massimo Pinca-Reuters

Cristiano Ronaldo’s fitness, attitude both under spotlight

Cristiano Ronaldo’s fitness and attitude came under the spotlight on Monday after he reacted angrily to being substituted during Juventus’ win over AC Milan and coach Maurizio Sarri said the 34-year-old had been nursing a knee injury for some time.
England midfielder Keira Walsh has revealed how their relentless boss Phil Neville is continually striving for more from his side.

Czech friendly: Fear grips Three Lioness coach

England Women head coach Phil Neville is battling with fears after four of his key plays pulled out ahead of Tuesday’s friendly against Czech Republic.
Senegal Mbaye Diagne has been dropped and fined by Belgian side Club Bruges for missing a penalty as they lost 1-0 to Paris St-Germain in a European Champions league tie.

Senegal’s Mbaye Diagne punished for Club Bruges penalty miss

Senegal Mbaye Diagne has been dropped and fined by Belgian side Club Bruges for missing a penalty as they lost 1-0 to Paris St-Germain in a European Champions league tie.
Lagos State Students emerged winners at the 2019 Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) National Children’s Arts, Science and Technology Expo clinching the 1st position and 2nd Runner-up in Arts/Crafts and the Science and Technology category respectively.

Lagos wins NTA science and arts competition

Lagos State Students emerged winners at the 2019 Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) National Children’s Arts, Science and Technology Expo clinching the 1st position and 2nd Runner-up in Arts/Crafts and the Science and Technology category respectively.
Rafael Benitez says unfulfilled promises from Newcastle owner Mike Ashley played a key role in his decision to quit the Premier League club for Chinese Super League team Dalian Yifang.

Rafa Benitez comments on Liverpool vs Manchester City title race

The Reds are unbeaten in the Premier League, having won 10 of the 11 matches this season. City are second in the table with 25 points, six points behind them.
It very much looked like it would be a routine win for Jurgen Klopp’s side against their Jupiler League opponents after Reds midfielder Gini Wijnaldum stabbed home from close range with 14 minutes on the clock.

Jurgen Klopp admits Liverpool lacked ‘rhythm’ during laboured 2-1 win over Genk

It very much looked like it would be a routine win for Jurgen Klopp’s side against their Jupiler League opponents after Reds midfielder Gini Wijnaldum stabbed home from close range with 14 minutes on the clock.
Former Liverpool forward El Hadji Dioufhas urged Kylian Mbappe to quit Paris Saint-Germain and seal a move to Real Madrid if he wants to win the Ballon d’Or.

Paris Saint-Germain set to offer Kylian Mbappe a huge deal to fend off Real...

Paris Saint-Germain is set to offer Kylian Mbappe a huge deal to fend off Real Madrid from signing him in the next summer, according to report.
(L-R) Dortmund’s Portuguese defender Raphael Guerreiro, Dortmund’s English midfielder Jadon Sancho and Dortmund’s Danish midfielder Thomas Delaney applaud after the German First division Bundesliga football match BVB Borussia Moenchengladbach v Borussia Dortmund in Moenchengladbach, western Germany, on May 18, 2019. (Photo by LEON KUEGELER / AFP) / DFL

Real Madrid set to unsettle Manchester City for Bundesliga star

Real Madrid is set to unsettle Manchester City for Dortmund star Jardon Sancho who has been a target for the English attacker since his day at the Etihad Stadium.
Cameroon were eliminated from the Fifa U17 World Cup following a 2-0 defeat by Spain in a Group E encounter at Estadio Walmir Campelo Bezerra in Gama, Brazil on Sunday. 6

FIFA U17: Cameroon sent packing after losing to Spain — in pictures

Cameroon were eliminated from the Fifa U17 World Cup following a 2-0 defeat by Spain in a Group E encounter at Estadio Walmir Campelo Bezerra in Gama, Brazil on Sunday.
Golden Eaglets of Nigeria lost 2-1 o Australia in their final Group B game at the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Friday night in Brazil. 7

FIFA U17: Golden Eaglets lose final group game to Australia — in pictures

Golden Eaglets of Nigeria lost 2-1 o Australia in their final Group B game at the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Friday night in Brazil.
Soccer Football – Tottenham Hotspur Stadium Test Event – Under 18 Premier League – Tottenham Hotspur v Southampton – Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, Britain – March 24, 2019 General view inside the stadium during the match REUTERS/David Klein

Tottenham Hotspur defender chooses Nigeria over England

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is in prime position to secure the services of Tottenham Hotspur defender, Jubril Okedina, after he pledged his international future to the three-time African champions.
Olympic Eagles have departed Abuja on Thursday for next month’s U23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. 7

U23 AFCON: Olympic Eagles depart Abuja for Egypt — in pictures

Olympic Eagles have departed Abuja on Thursday for next month’s U23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Liverpool’s controversial application to trademark the name ‘Liverpool’ has been unsuccessful.

Liverpool could be looking Northwards for its new players

Liverpool has been named as the unchallenged favourite football club in Nordic countries such as Sweden and Norway. Therefore it’s no surprise that the football club could be looking towards these two countries for potential future midfielders as well as other positions.
Sadio Mane has stated he was unsure about Jurgen Klopp when the Liverpool manager first had contact with him while in charge of Borussia Dortmund in 2014.

Garth Crooks: Sadio Mane is carrying Liverpool on his shoulders

Former Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United forward Garth Crooks claims Sadio Mane has been carrying Liverpool on his shoulders this season.
Liverpool attacker Sadio Mane has aimed a sly dig at Tottenham Hotspur after the Red fought back to record a 2-1 victory over Mauricio Pochettino's men.

Sadio Mane aims a sly dig at Spurs after the 2-1 win at Anifield

Liverpool attacker Sadio Mane has aimed a sly dig at Tottenham Hotspur after the Red fought back to record a 2-1 victory over Mauricio Pochettino's men.

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Cup holders, the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria, were knocked out of the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations following a 0-0 draw with South Africa at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo on Friday night.

Olympic Eagles draw with South Africa, out of U-23 AFCON, Tokyo Olympics

Cup holders, the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria, were knocked out of the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations following a 0-0 draw with South Africa at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo on Friday night.
Bayern Munich are set to stick with temporary manager Hansi Flick, though it is unclear whether he will be given the role on a permanent basis.

Bayern confirm interim coach to stay on as manager

Bayern Munich are set to stick with temporary manager Hansi Flick, though it is unclear whether he will be given the role on a permanent basis.
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Councillor remanded in prison for allegedly stripping woman in public

A local lawmaker in Akwa Ibom state, has been remanded in prison for allegedly assaulting a woman and stripping her naked.
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Kogi guber: PDP chides APC over ‘attack’ on Seyi Makinde, Musa Wada, others

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has berated the All Progressives Congress, APC, for allegedly sending armed thugs to invade the venue of the meeting of its leaders, including Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde and the PDP candidate, Engr. Musa Wada, in Lokoja ahead of today’s governorship election in Kogi state.
Lionel Messi scores on his return to the national team as Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in an international friendly match at the King Saudi University Stadium on Friday night.

Lionel Messi scores on his return as Argentina beat Brazil

Lionel Messi scores on his return to the national team as Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in an international friendly match at the King Saudi University Stadium on Friday night.