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Orji Okwonkwo scored the first goal of the Thierry Henry era after Montreal Impact played to a 2-2 draw with Deportivo Saprissa in the Concacaf Champions League Round of 16 on Wednesday.

Orji Okwonkwo scores in Montreal Impact Concacaf Champions League draw

Orji Okwonkwo scored the first goal of the Thierry Henry era after Montreal Impact played to a 2-2 draw with Deportivo Saprissa in the Concacaf Champions League Round of 16 on Wednesday.
Raul Bravo

Former Real Madrid star Raul Bravo arrested in Spanish match-fixing investigation

Former Real Madrid star Raul Bravo is one of several high-profile figures to have been arrested as part of a match-fixing investigation by Spanish authorities.
Francis Uzoho

Cypriot club Anorthosis to appeal points penalty over Francis Uzoho’s health certificate

Anorthosis Famagusta have confirmed they will appeal against a nine-point deduction imposed by the Cyprus Football Association (CFA) for fielding Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho earlier this month.

Francis Uzoho investigated in Cyprus over ‘health certificate’ claims

Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho was left out of Anorthosis Famagusta's squad against Nea Salamis on Saturday, after he was caught up in an investigation into a health certificate issued to him by the Cyprus Sports Organisation (KOA).
Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has said he would hope to extend his time in the Spanish La Liga with CD Leganés.

Kenneth Omeruo may benefit from FIFA loan system overhaul

World soccer ruling body FIFA will vote next year with intent to tinker current loan system which some have described as highly exploitative.
Kepa Arrizabalaga

All Premier League completed transfer deals

The Premier League summer transfer window was shut on Thursday with the familiar craze of the deadline day. Several teams bolstered their side while some didn't bother getting new faces in.
Fabian Schar

Newcastle sign Switzerland World Cup defender Fabian Schaer

Schaer played in three of Switzerland’s four games at the World Cup in Russia, helping the Swiss to progress from Group E – along with Brazil – before missing their last-16 defeat by Sweden through suspension.

Lionel Messi overtakes Mo Salah in European Golden Shoe race

Lionel Messi's hat-trick in Barcelona's win at Deportivo on Sunday saw him overtake Mo Salah in the race for the European Golden Shoe.

Lionel Messi hat-trick seals Barca’s 25th title

Barcelona claimed their 25th La Liga title on Sunday as a Lionel Messi hat-trick secured a thrilling 4-2 victory at Deportivo La Coruna that wrapped up the league with four matches to spare, AFP reports.

Barcelona face tricky Eibar trip as Chelsea lie in wait

Before their Champions League clash with Chelsea in London, Lionel Messi and Barcelona put their unbeaten record in La Liga on the line against Eibar in the rather less glamorous surrounds of Ipurua on Saturday.

Real Madrid face final rehearsal before Paris Saint-Germain showdown

Just days before Paris Saint-Germain touch down in the Spanish capital, Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid have the chance to boost their fragile confidence when they face Real Sociedad in La Liga on Saturday.

Deportivo La Coruna sack coach Cristobal Parralo

Deportivo La Coruna sacked their coach Cristobal Parralo on Sunday with the club rooted in the relegation zone on the back of a poor run of results.

World Cup: Gernot Rohr dumps plan to recall Vincent Enyeama

Super Eagles Manager Gernot Rohr has dropped the idea of recalling erstwhile captain Vincent Enyeama from international retirement ahead of the FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Real Madrid begin crunch month after passing on January transfers

Zinedine Zidane, whose Real Madrid side go to Levante this weekend, will soon find out if he was right to refuse to add to his squad in the January transfer window.

Valencia threaten more trouble for Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid

A Real Madrid slip-up in Valencia led to Zinedine Zidane being appointed coach, but another setback for the reigning Spanish and European champions at Mestalla this weekend would leave the Frenchman hanging onto his job.

Barcelona stay calm after seeing unbeaten run end

Andres Iniesta has insisted that nobody at Barcelona is panicking after the runaway leaders of La Liga saw their long unbeaten run come to an end.

Diego Costa’s sizzling return reignites Atletico

Diego Costa's return to Atletico Madrid began in typically explosive fashion on Wednesday night, and his second spell in La Liga has raised hopes that his new team might challenge runaway leaders Barcelona.

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has claimed the hostile fans inside the Wanda Metropolitano affected his Liverpool team and influenced the referee, following their 1-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid.

Report: Atletico Madrid players infuriated at Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp

The Premier League leaders dominated possession but they lacked the cutting edge and failed to register a single shot on target, something that has happened only twice during Jurgen Klopp’s tenure.
Odion Ighalo has become the first Nigerian to play for Manchester United following his debut against Chelsea.

Andreas Pereira: Odion Ighalo has settled well into life at Manchester United

“He’s [Bruno] adapting to a new team, we’ll see him play better and better each game and hopefully Odion can come in and do the same thing.”
Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa workers issue strike notice over new minimum wage

The organized labour in Adamawa has given the state government up to Feb. 25 to conclude negotiations with it over the national minimum wage or face an indefinite strike action.
Pastor Paul Enenche

Paul Enenche: Enough of bloodshed, reign of terror in Nigeria

The Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Dr. Paul Enenche, has decried what he termed as the highest level of religious intolerance and insecurity in Nigeria.

World Bank approves $250 million facility for Ogun

Ogun is one of the six states approved by the world financial institution to support development priorities in the country, including improving immunisation, enabling a stronger business environment for the private sector, expanding the digital economy to promote job creation and increasing public and private sector capacity on governance and social and environmental safeguards.