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Kano Pillars Football Club on Thursday unveiled Frenchman Lionel Emmanuel as their technical adviser. Also signed ahead of the 2020-2021 campaign are nine players.

Kano Pillars hire French manager, nine players

Kano Pillars Football Club on Thursday unveiled Frenchman Lionel Emmanuel as their technical adviser. Also signed ahead of the 2020/2021 campaign are nine players.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has approved the appointment of ex-Super Eagles Captain and coach Augustine Eguavoen as the Technical Director of the NFF.

Augustine Eguavoen appointed as technical direction of the Nigeria Football Federation

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has approved the appointment of ex-Super Eagles Captain and coach Augustine Eguavoen as the Technical Director of the NFF.
Previously voiced by Mike Henry, who originated the character and voiced it since Family Guy premiered back in 1999 (and later on the spinoff series The Cleveland Show), the role will now go to Arif Zahir.

‘Family Guy’ hires Cleveland Brown impersonator Arif Zahir to play Cleveland for real

As animated shows wise up to the fact that they probably shouldn’t have white people voicing characters of color, Family Guy has made a long-overdue recasting by hiring a replacement for Cleveland Brown, the show’s most prominent black character. Previously voiced by Mike Henry, who originated the character and voiced it since Family Guy premiered back in 1999 (and later on the spinoff series The Cleveland Show), the role will now go to Arif Zahir.
Oghenekaro Etebo started his first game for Galatasaray in the Europa League clash against Hadjuk Split on Thursday.

Peter Etebo stars in first Europa League game for Galatasaray

Oghenekaro Peter Etebo started his first game for Galatasaray in the Europa League clash against Hadjuk Split on Thursday.
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers is not surprised by the performance of Wilfred Ndidi in their premier league opener against West Bromwich Albion on Sunday.

Wilfred Ndidi ruled out of Super Eagles’ friendlies vs Ivory Coast, Tunisia with injury

Super Eagles and Leicester City midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, will not be available for Nigeria’s international friendly matches against Ivory Coast and Tunisia in Austria following the injury he sustained in the English Premier League on Sunday when Leicester City defeated Burnley 4 -2.

Super Eagles coach hailed for inviting new goalkeepers

Ex International Ike Shorunmu has hailed Coach Gernot Rohr for bringing in Dele Alampasu and Matthew Yakubu to the Eagles squad to take on Tunisia and Côte d’Ivoire next month.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Super Eagles coach proud of latest FIFA ranking

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr says he’s happy with the improvement the team has made since his arrival.
Victor Osimhen is looking forward to coming up against Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo in the Serie A this season.

Victor Osimhen: Why I snubbed Premier League clubs for Napoli

New Napoli signing, Victor Osimhen, says he turned down the opportunity of playing in the English Premier League for Serie A because he felt Napoli was the best choice for him.
Super Eagles forward and Napoli new signing Victor Osimhen admitted on Wednesday he was skeptical of joining the Serie A club because of the racist reputation of some fans in Italy.

Victor Osimhen: Napoli still the best choice for me

Victor Osimhen has again explained why he turned down the Premier League for Serie A and Napoli, idolising Didier Drogba and the ‘dream come true’ of following Diego Maradona’s footsteps.
Asamoah Gyan said his desire to play for Ghana ‘still burns strong’ 24 hours after retiring from international duty. Justin Tallis-AFP-Getty Images

Asamoah Gyan unperturbed by Ghana captaincy shakeup

Asamoah Gyan's business manager Samuel Anim Addo has stated the striker is not disturbed by his snub from the national team's new captaincy ranks.
Former players of Super Eagles have offered to assist ex-Super Falcons and Nigeria national U-23 team coach, Kadiri Ikhana, who is suffering from a prolonged hip injury.

Khadiri Ikhana wants former player for Falcons top job

Former Super Falcons coach Khadiri Ikhana has stated that one of the former Super Falcons players should be given the job to Coach the women’s senior national team.
Lionel Messi can only leave Barcelona if his €700 million (£624m-$823m) release clause is met, La Liga have confirmed on Sunday.

Luis Enrique: Barcelona will continue to win titles without Leo Messi

Former Barcelona coach Luiz Enrique insists the Catalan giants ‘will continue to win titles’ without Lionel Messi.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF: Super Falcons, Flying Eagles, Eaglets to get new coaches soon

President of the Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick has announced that new coaches will soon be appointed to fill up the vacant positions in the Super Falcons and other national teams.
Coach Gbenga Ogunbote has confirmed discussion is ongoing with Sunshine stars and a possible return to the club he twice led to the semi-final of CAF inter-club competitions in 2011 and 2012 respectively which will bring an end to his stint at Lobi stars

Gbenga Ogunbote confirms Lobi Stars exit

Coach Gbenga Ogunbote has confirmed discussion is ongoing with Sunshine stars and a possible return to the club he twice led to the semi-final of CAF inter-club competitions in 2011 and 2012 respectively which will bring an end to his stint at Lobi stars.
Elche have sealed a return to La Liga ahead of the 2020-21 season following a late 1-0 win against Girona on Sunday night.

Elche seal La Liga return after play off win over Girona

Juan Jose Rojo Martin’s side secured their elevation back into the Spanish top flight for the first time since the 2014-15 campaign, with a vital win in Catalonia.
Bayern Munich are playing great football under Hansi Flick, according to Lothar Matthaus, who thinks the new permanent boss has restored the harmony at Allianz Arena which has been lacking since Jupp Heynckes' departure.

Hansi Flick: Bayern defence will subdue Neymar, Kylian Mbappe

Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick says he trusts their high line defence and will resist making changes in order to contain fleet-footed Paris Saint Germain forwards Neymar and Kylian Mbappe in Sunday’s Champions League final.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Super Eagles coach worries over cancellation of September friendlies

Super Eagles’ coach Gernot Rohr has admitted that COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected his training programme towards building a very strong senior national team (Super Eagles) capable of winning AFCON 2022 and getting to semi-final in 2022 FIFA World Cup billed for Qatar’.
Former Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has hailed Sevilla has one of the best sides in Europe following their victory over Inter Milan in the Europa League final.

Sunday Oliseh: Why Inter Milan lost Europa League final to Sevilla

Former Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has hailed Sevilla has one of the best sides in Europe following their victory over Inter Milan in the Europa League final.

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Kylian Mbappe, N'Golo Kante, Presnel Kimpembe and Steve Mandanda have been recalled to France's squad for their Euro 2020 qualifiers against Iceland and Turkey, but Paul Pogba is out through injury.

Paul Pogba ‘quits’ playing for France after president’s remarks on Islam

Paul Pogba has reportedly quit international football following racist comments made by France president Emmanuel Macron.
#EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos

Senator Tinubu: Contribute toll-gate revenues to shooting victims

Senator Bola Tinubu on Sunday proposed that revenue from the Lekki Toll-Gate should go towards succour for victims of military shooting of October 20.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Senator Tinubu: We must accept protests as part of national development

Sen. Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), says for Nigeria to attain parity with older and more established democracies, the country must accept protests as part of its national development.
The Police Command in Yobe on Sunday said that its personnel had killed six suspected Boko Haram terrorists who earlier attacked Babbangida town in Tarmuwa Local Government Area of the state.

Police warns hoodlums to stay off the street

The Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Zone 5, Shola David, has warned lawbreakers to stay off the streets of Edo and Delta States, urging law-abiding citizens to go about their legitimate businesses without fear.
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Ondo APC urges youths to embrace peace, dialogue

The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has urged youths in the state to embrace peace by availing themselves of opportunities for dialogue and avoid acts of hooliganism and vandalism following in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests.