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John Mikel Obi admitted is nice to lead Middlesbrough out for the second consecutive game following Saturday’s hard fought 1-0 home win against Hull City at the Riverside Stadium.

NFF, Middlesbrough celebrate Mikel Obi at 32

The Nigerian Football Federation have sent birthday wishes to Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi who clocked 32 today (Monday).
Gonzalo Higuain scored his first Chelsea goals and Eden Hazard struck twice as the Blues moved back into the top four with a dominant 5-0 victory over Huddersfield at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea’s Gonzalo Higuain reveals his greatest regret

Chelsea star Gonzalo Higuain has revealed his greatest regret after the former Real Madrid star admits he struggled with self-confidence on and off the pitch earlier in his career.
Dele Alli

Dele Alli thinks Tottenham’s Champions League run has Russian roots

Deli Alli believes Tottenham's dream run to the Champions League semi-finals is down to the success so many of their stars enjoyed at last year's World Cup.
N’Golo Kante

N’Golo Kante warns Chelsea to curb their second half slumps

N’Golo Kante has warned Chelsea to cut out their sloppy second halfs as the Blues look to boost their bid to finish in the Premier League’s top four against Burnley on Monday.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned Alexis Sanchez and the rest of the Manchester United squad that the club will not carry players as he looks at rebuilding over the summer.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer warns Alexis Sanchez that Manchester United will not carry players

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned Alexis Sanchez and the rest of the Manchester United squad that the club will not carry players as he looks at rebuilding over the summer.
Luka Jovic

Chelsea target Luka Jovic chooses between Real Madrid, Barcelona

Eintracht Frankfurt star Luka Jovic who has been a target for Chelsea has made a choice on the club he wishes to play for in the next season.
CRISTIANO RONALDO

Juventus win eighth straight Serie A crown with Fiorentina win

Juventus confirmed their domestic supremacy in Italy by sealing a record eighth consecutive Scudetto win after Saturday's 2-1 victory over Fiorentina.
Liberia's President George Weah laughs during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

Snakes sacks Liberia’s George Weah from presidential office

While Sudan President Omar al-Bashir was recently forced out of office following a military coup, Liberian President and three-time African footballer of the year George Weah has been forced out of his office by snakes.
Mohamed Salah

Mo Salah missing as Sadio Mane makes PFA Player of the Year shortlist

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah was not selected for the 2019 PFA Player of the Year nominees but teammate Sadio Mane is in the running.
Manchester City and Liverpool dominate the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year award with Raheem Sterling and Virgil van Dijk among those shortlisted.

Virgil van Dijk, Sadio Mane, Raheem Sterling among PFA award contenders but no Mo...

Manchester City and Liverpool dominate the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year award with Raheem Sterling and Virgil van Dijk among those shortlisted.
Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino celebrates at the final whistle during the UEFA Champions League quarter final second leg football match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Getty Images

Premier League give Champions League duo extra day to prepare

Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur will have an extra day to prepare for their Champions League semi-finals second leg matches after the Premier League on Saturday brought forward their respective fixtures.
Manchester United’s Norwegian caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer celebrates following the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Manchester United at St James’ Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on January 2, 2019. – Manchester United won the match 2-0. (Photo by Lindsey PARNABY / AFP)

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer eyes strong finish as Everton lie in wait

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has five games left in the Premier League season to prove conclusively that the club’s hierarchy did not act too hastily in making him Jose Mourinho’s permanent successor last month.
Lille sporting director Luis Campos has claimed it is unlikely that Jose Mourinho will take the Lyon job next summer.

Jose Mourinho: I wouldn’t be shocked if Tottenham or Ajax win UEFA Champions League

Jose Mourinho has said that he would not be shocked if Tottenham or Ajax win the Champions League despite both the Premier League and Eredivisie sides being considered underdogs, with Barcelona and Liverpool also in the competition.
Chelsea Women

Chelsea aiming to end Lyon reign in women’s Champions League

French powerhouse Lyon remains on course to win a fourth consecutive women’s Champions League crown as they prepare to take on Chelsea in the semi-finals.
Mo Salah Sadio Mane

Ian Rush: Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane equally important to Liverpool

Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane are equally important to Liverpool's pursuit of Premier League and Champions League glory this season, according to club legend Ian Rush.
Fernebahce of Turkey winger, Victor Moses will be out for two weeks after sustaining a groin injury in the dying minutes of last weekend’s match against Galatasaray in the Turkish Super Lig.

Victor Moses out for two weeks with groin injury

Fernebahce of Turkey winger, Victor Moses, will be out for two weeks after sustaining a groin injury in the dying minutes of last weekend’s match against Galatasaray in the Turkish Super Lig.
Unai Emery

Unai Emery: Arsenal need new energy for Crystal Palace match

Arsenal manager Unai Emery says he will be forced to make changes for the game against Crystal Palace on Sunday even though his side are battling for a top-four place.
Chelsea progressed to the semi-finals of the Europa League after defeating Slavia Prague 4-3 at Stamford Bridge, resulting in a 5-3 aggregate victory.

Chelsea reach Europa semis despite alarming second half

Chelsea beat Slavia Prague 4-3 in a thrilling encounter to book their place in the Europa League semi-finals despite an alarmingly complacent second-half performance at Stamford Bridge on Thursday.

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Lawmaker: Governor-elect Sanwo-Olu must fulfil his promises to Badagry division

A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Victor Akande, has urged the state Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to fulfil promises made to the Badagry division during electioneering.
Five people were killed when at least two buildings collapsed near Manila after a powerful earthquake set skyscrapers swaying and drove terrified locals into the street.

Five dead as buildings collapse in Philippine quake

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CSOs urge INEC to prosecute electoral offenders before Kogi, Bayelsa polls

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called for the prosecution of perpetrators of violence during the 2019 general election to serve as deterrent to others wishing to indulge in such act ahead of Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.
Algerians shout slogans and raise signs and national flags as they protest outside the city hall in the northern coastal city of Oran, about 410 kilometres west of the capital Algiers, on March 1, 2019, during a rally against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term in power. The demonstrations came a week after tens of thousands of people rallied in the North African state against 82-year-old Bouteflika’s decision to stand in the April 18 election.AFP

Algerian police ‘detain top businessmen’ close to ousted President Bouteflika

Five of Algeria's richest businessmen, some seen as close to ousted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, have been detained by police, state TV reports.
Kelechi Nwakali signs for FC Porto

Official: NFF helping Kelechi Nwakali sort visa issue

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says it is working hard to secure the visa that will enable stranded youth international Kelechi Nwakali to return to Portugal.