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Yannick Carrasco strikes as Dalian Yifang relegate Changchun Yatai in CSL

Yannick Carrasco was on target as Dalian Yifang's 2-0 Chinese Super League win over Changchun Yatai spared last year's second division champions relegation on Sunday.
Odion Ighalo scored his 18th goal in the Chinese Super League today, but his club Changchun Yatai still lost at home to Jiangsu Suning.

Chinese club Changchun Yatai relegated despite Odion Ighalo’s record goals

Despite his record-breaking goals, Odion Ighalo’s Chinese club Changchun Yatai were today relegated to the lower league, while Mikel Obi’s team, Tianjin Teda, escaped the dreaded drop.
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Chinese League champions Shanghai SIPG joins race to sign Victor Moses

Champions of Chinese Super League Shanghai SIPG have also joined Crystal Palace and Wolverhampton Wanderers in the chase to sign Chelsea’s Victor Moses.
Oscar, HULK, and Wu Lei celebrate Shanghai SIPG’s historic CSL title, Photo by VCG-VCG via Getty Images

Oscar and Hulk win Chinese Super League with Shanghai SIPG

Brazilians Oscar and Hulk have won the Chinese Super League with Shanghai SIPG, ending Guangzhou Evergrande's seven-year reign as champions.
Super Eagles’ forward Odion Ighalo is a major doubt for Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against South Africa after he was stretched in Changchun Yatai’s 2-2 draw against Tianjin Quanjian.

Odion Ighalo: I’ll be out for four weeks

Odion Ighalo says he will be out for four weeks after picking up a hamstring injury in Changchun Yatai’s 2-2 draw in the Chinese Super League game on Wednesday.
Odion Ighalo

Odion Ighalo a major doubt for South Africa clash

Super Eagles Technical adviser Gernot Rohr is sweating over the fitness of his most in-form striker Odion Ighalo after the player was carried off in Changchun Yatai Wednesday’s Chinese Super League match.
Henry Onyekuru

Henry Onyekuru replaces injured Odion Ighalo in Super Eagles squad for Bafana Bafana clash

Henry Onyekuru has been handed a late call-up as replacement for the injured Odion Ighalo for Nigeria’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.
Odion Ighalo

Odion Ighalo injured, adds to Super Eagles injury fears

Odion Ighalo has added to the Super Eagles injury concerns after he had to be stretchered off in his Chinese club’s last home game of the season today.

Mikel Obi breaks six-month goal drought

Former Chelsea star John Obi Mikel netted his first goal in six months as Tianjin Teda were beaten 4-2 by Shanghai Shenhua on game week 27 in the Chinese Super League on Sunday.
Odion Ighalo

Odion Ighalo: Threat to family not enough to make me quit Super Eagles

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo says death threats aimed at his family after the World Cup were not enough to make him quit playing for the Super Eagles.
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Confident Super Eagles ready for Libyan Knights in Sfax

Super Eagles Franco-German Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has so much to prove this evening as his wards take on Libya’s Mediterranean Knights at the Stade Taïeb Mhiri in Sfax, Tunisia beginning at 7:00pm Nigerian time.
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Didier Drogba, Salomon Kalou hail John Terry on ‘amazing career’

African legend Didier Drogba has congratulated former England and Chelsea captain John Terry following his retirement from football.
Odion Ighalo

Odion Ighalo bags brace for Changchun Yatai in draw against Tiajin Teda

Super Eagles forward, Odion Ighalo, bagged a brace for Changchun Yatai who drew 3-3 against John Mikel Obi’s Tiajin Teda in a Chinese Super League clash at the Tianjin Tuanbo Soccer Stadium, Tianjin, on Saturday.
Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi

Why Gernot Rohr dropped Mikel Obi from Super Eagles squad for Libya clashes

Super Eagles media officer Toyin Ibitoye has revealed that captain Mikel Obi was left out of Nigeria’s squad to face Libya in this month’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers two-legged encounters due to his fitness issue.
Odion Ighalo scored his 18th goal in the Chinese Super League today, but his club Changchun Yatai still lost at home to Jiangsu Suning.

Odion Ighalo scores 18th goal in China

Odion Ighalo scored his 18th goal in the Chinese Super League today, but his club Changchun Yatai still lost at home to Jiangsu Suning.
Demba Ba

Demba Ba: Senegal call-up no longer in my thoughts

In-form Shanghai Shenhua striker Demba Ba has given up all hope of international call-up with Senegal after repeated omissions by coach Aliou Cisse.

Guus Hiddink named Chinese Olympic team coach

Guus Hiddink has been tasked with ensuring China qualified for the finals of the 2020 Olympic Games football tournament, after the former Real Madrid and Netherlands coach was handed the reins of the country’s under 21 team on Monday.

AFCON: Bright Omokaro commends Super Eagles’ victory against Seychelles

Former Nigeria international, Bright Omokaro, on Saturday lauded the Super Eagles’ 3-0 away victory against Seychelles in the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifier in Victoria.

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APC wins Kwara bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday night declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal constituency bye-election in Kwara state.

Ogun APC: Ibikunle Amosun’s loyalists give conditions for peace

A Presidential Reconciliatory Committee, Saturday, held a closed door meeting with the aggrieved candidates of the All Proressives Congress loyal to the Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, in Abeokuta.

Abdulfatah Ahmed: Kwara by-election was contest between PDP and security agents

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has described Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election into Ekiti, Isin, Irepodun and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency as a contest between the Peoples Democratic Party and security agents rather than among political parties, even as he expressed confidence of the party’s victory.

Sadiq Abubakar lists how Operation Green Sweep degrades insurgents in northeast

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Saturday said various air interdiction missions conducted by the troops had substantially degraded Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast and Lake Chad regions.
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N5.8 billion scandal: PDP asks Yemi Osinbajo to make refunds

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, as a preacher, should “search his soul, seek forgiveness and make restitution for entangling himself in corruption and sharp practices, instead of his lame effort at concealment in the N5.8 billion Northeast Intervention Fund scandal.”