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FA Women's Championship club Lewes have confirmed the acquisition of Nigeria striker Ini Umotong, on an 18-month deal, Goal can exclusively report.

Falcons striker Ini Umotong joins Lewes from Vaxjo

FA Women's Championship club Lewes have confirmed the acquisition of Nigeria striker Ini Umotong, on an 18-month deal, Goal reports.

Jack Wilshere rejoins Championship club Bournemouth

Former Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has rejoined Bournemouth on a short-term contract until the conclusion of this season.
The Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) held its meeting on Friday, January 15, in Yaounde, Cameroon.

CAF holds executive committee meeting with FIFA supremo as guest

The Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) held its meeting on Friday, January 15, in Yaounde, Cameroon. As a special guest of honour, FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, was in attendance during his maiden visit to Cameroon for the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN).
Former CAF President Issa Hayatou was on Friday decorated Honorary President of the organization at a colorful ceremony in Yaounde in his native Cameroon.

CAF decorate Issa Hayatou with Honorary President title

Former CAF President Issa Hayatou was on Friday decorated Honorary President of the organization at a colorful ceremony in Yaounde in his native Cameroon.
FILE PHOTO - Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield Wednesday v Derby County - Hillsborough, Sheffield, Britain - January 1, 2021 Derby County's manager Wayne Rooney after the match Action Images-Molly Darlington

Wayne Rooney ends playing career to become Derby manager

Former Manchester United and England striker Wayne Rooney has called time on his playing career after being named as manager of Derby County, the Championship club said on Friday.
Golden Eaglets Coach Fatai Amoo says his team deserved to qualify for the 2020 U17 WAFU B semi-final in Lome.

Golden Eaglets coach targets victory against Burkina Faso

Amoo’s tactics has been heavily criticized owing to the team’s performance in the championship; the Eaglets lost their opening game to Ivory Coast and drew against Ghana.
Aston Villa could be about to get serious with their desire to sign Bournemouth star David Brooks.

​Aston Villa step up interest in Bournemouth winger

Aston Villa could be about to get serious with their desire to sign Bournemouth star David Brooks.
Lyon have announced the signing of Islam Slimani on an 18-month deal from Leicester City which will run until June 2022.

Lyon complete signing of Leicester’s Islam Slimani

The Ligue 1 club moved for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations winner following the departure of Moussa Dembele to Atletico Madrid on an initial loan, with an option to buy.
Cardiff City defender Sol Bamba has been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Cardiff City’s Sol Bamba diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

In the statement, the club explained: “Cardiff City defender Sol Bamba has been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Crystal Palace's Eberechi Eze (left) watches the match from the stands during the Emirates FA Cup third round match at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium

Eberechi Eze faces FA investigation over attendance at QPR FA Cup tie

It could leave the ex-QPR midfielder facing a potential FA rap as it comes just 24 hours after the Premier League wrote to all clubs to remind them to reinforce coronavirus protocols.
Ireland-born Nigerian striker Jonathan Afolabi who is on-loan to Dundee FC from Celtic, received ‘vile’ online racist abuse following Saturday’s 3-2 Scottish Cup win over Lowland League side Bonnyrigg Rose.

Nigerian striker suffers racist abuse in Scottish Cup game

Ireland-born Nigerian striker Jonathan Afolabi who is on-loan to Dundee FC from Celtic, received ‘vile’ online racist abuse following Saturday’s 3-2 Scottish Cup win over Lowland League side Bonnyrigg Rose.
Tirana Football Club has announced the dismissal of Nigerian coach Emmanuel Egbo.

Ndubuisi Egbo: NFF could’ve replaced Gernot Rohr if he were Nigerian

The first African coach to take a team to the European Champions League, Ndubuisi Egbo, has expressed concern over the poor treatment of black coaches abroad.
Bruno Fernandes has called for calm on the back of Manchester United’s FA Cup semi-final defeat to Chelsea, with the Portuguese pointing out that the Red Devils “were not the best before and are not the worst now”.

Bruno Fernandes issues warning to Manchester United team-mates after Manchester City defeat

Bruno Fernandes has warned his Manchester United team-mates they “can’t make the same mistakes anymore” after they were beaten by rivals Manchester City in Wednesday’s Carabao Cup semi-final.
An Abuja High Court yesterday finally declined to join the names of President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick and the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi to a case of financial misappropriation brought before it by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

WAFU Cup: NFF supremo charges Eaglets to go for victory against Ghana

President of Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick has charged the National U-17 team, the Golden Eaglets to go all out for victory against Ghana on Saturday.
Enyimba is not under pressure to carry the hope of the Nation on their shoulders on the continent in the season’s campaign Midfielder Austin Oladapo has said.

CAFCL: Why Enyimba could not go far – ex-skipper

Former captain of Enyimba International Football Club of Aba, Obinna Nwaneri, has sensationally revealed why his former team will always fail in their bid to forge ahead in the continental championships.
Alvaro Morata is set to sit out Juventus’ crunch Serie A clash with AC Milan on Wednesday on account of injury.

Juventus boss: Alvaro Morata set to miss crucial AC Milan clash

Morata was a surprise absentee from Juve’s clash with Udinese on Sunday, with coach Andrea Pirlo reporting he picked up a knock in training.
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) target Michael Olise has been urged to snub big clubs and stay put at Reading FC by English legend Kevin Phillips.

Crystal Palace go for Reading’s Michael Olise

And his red-hot form for Reading in recent weeks has brought him to the attention of several top-flight clubs. Leeds tried to sign the France Under-18 international in the summer and remain keen on him.
Former Chelsea star Steve Sidwell has compared Crystal Palace midfielder Eberechi Eze to Arsenal legend Thierry Henry, following his impressive display against Sheffield United.

Crystal Palace’s Eberechi Eze compared to Thierry Henry after wonder goal vs Sheffield United

Former Chelsea star Steve Sidwell has compared Crystal Palace midfielder Eberechi Eze to Arsenal legend Thierry Henry, following his impressive display against Sheffield United.

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