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Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker has vowed to come back stronger after suffering an injury in the club’s Premier League opener against Norwich.

Alisson Becker’s absence raises concern for Liverpool defence

Liverpool reserve goalkeeper Adrian enjoyed a memorable full debut in winning the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul, but Southampton will hope his penalty shootout heroics against Chelsea simply masked a broader problem ahead of Saturday’s clash at St Mary’s.
Former Real Madrid star Wesley Sneijder has announced his retirement.

Former Real Madrid star retires from football

The Dutch international scored 22-goals and provided 25 assists in 116 appearances for Inter Milan 2009 and 2013 after he left Real Madrid for Serie A.

Dutch legend Wesley Sneijder announces retirement

Dutch legend and Inter’s treble winner Wesley Sneijder has retired from professional football.
Donny van de Beek

Real Madrid’s Donny van de Beek chase does not impact Pogba pursuit

The summer transfer window has already been a big one but it could get staggeringly better for Real Madrid.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players to utilize all their chances in today’s Africa Cup of Nations semifinal clash against Algeria at the Cairo International Stadium.

Jo Bonfrere: Nigeria’s young players can make Super Eagles great

Dutchman Jo Bonfrere has posited that the present crop of young Super Eagles players have the potential to jell into a great squad and rule the continent if properly managed.
Wayne Rooney says Louis van Gaal is the best head coach he has worked under, despite being managed for nine years at Manchester United by Sir Alex Ferguson.

Wayne Rooney: Louis van Gaal best I’ve worked under

Wayne Rooney says Louis van Gaal is the best head coach he has worked under, despite being managed for nine years at Manchester United by Sir Alex Ferguson.
Neto

Barcelona sign Brazilian goalkeeper from Valencia

Brazilian goalkeeper Neto is on his way to Barcelona from Valencia in an exchange deal with Jasper Cillessen, Barca’s backup ‘keeper heading the other way, the Spanish champions said Thursday.

Rivaldo defends Lionel Messi, Neymar after Louis van Gaal criticism

Criticism of Lionel Messi and Neymar for not being "team players" suggests former Barcelona coach Louis van Gaal does not like players that "detract from the coach", according to Rivaldo.
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has admitted he would love to see Matthijs de Ligt move to Anfield, claiming the teenage defender plays like a 29-year-old.

Juventus ready €70 million bid for Matthijs de Ligt

Juventus are increasingly confident that they can win the race to sign Matthijs de Ligt and are preparing to bid around €70 million (£63m/$80m) to land the Ajax star.
Erik Ten Hag has agreed a new deal to remain at Ajax until 2022.

Ajax extend coach Erik ten Hag’s contract till June 2022

Ajax Amsterdam have extended coach Erik ten Hag’s contract till the end of June 2022 after he guided the Dutch side to a league and cup double as well as the semi-finals of the Champions League.

AFCON: Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting takes over Cameroon captaincy

Paris Saint-Germain striker Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting has been named skipper of Cameroon for the Africa Cup of Nations finals, which start on Friday.
Kortney Hause

Aston Villa sign defender Kortney Hause from Wolves

Aston Villa has completed the signing of defender Kortney Hause from Wolverhampton Wanderers, the promoted Premier League club said on Monday.
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has admitted he would love to see Matthijs de Ligt move to Anfield, claiming the teenage defender plays like a 29-year-old.

Matthijs de Ligt’s father-in-law tells him which club he should join

Matthijs de Ligt is almost certain to leave Ajax this summer, but his next destination remains a mystery.
Louis van Gaal believes Wayne Rooney was over the hill by the time he had taken over as Manchester United manager.

Louis van Gaal: Wayne Rooney was over the hill when I was at Manchester...

Louis van Gaal believes Wayne Rooney was "over the hill" by the time he had taken over as Manchester United manager.

Louis van Gaal slams Manchester United chief Ed Woodward

Former Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says the club’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has “zero understanding of football”.
Liverpool FC

Liverpool’s Champions League party moves to England

Liverpool’s celebrations stretched long into the night after they became six-time European champions with goals from Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi to beat Tottenham — and the party was set to move to England on Sunday where tens of thousands of fans awaited the team’s return.
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk wants the Reds' special squad to stay together at least another four or five years and insists there is much more to achieve at Anfield.

Virgil van Dijk hopes ‘special’ Liverpool squad stays together for at least four years

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk wants the Reds' "special" squad to stay together at least another four or five years and insists there is much more to achieve at Anfield.
Clemens Westerhof

Clemens Westerhof: Why Nigeria took the world by storm in 1994

Former Super Eagles coach Clemens Westerhof has identified discipline, dedication and determination as the three major reasons why Nigeria emerged the team to beat while he was at the helm in the national team.

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Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE: Investors react positively to ministers’ inauguration, assignment

Investors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday reacted positively to the inauguration and assignment of ministers to various portfolios by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Presidential media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, says the Buhari administration is working with state governments across the Northwest to pursue an urgent revamp of the national security apparatus in the subregion.

President Buhari warns cabinet members against unnecessary altercation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja, cautioned new cabinet Ministers against unnecessary altercation while discharging their responsibilities.
Senator Shehu Sani (APC-Kaduna)

Kaduna election: Tribunal dismisses Shehu Sani’s petition for lack of merit

The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Kaduna has dismissed the petition challenging the election of Senator Uba Sani as the lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appointed his wife, Aisha, and the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, to serve on the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse in the country.

President Buhari approves appointment of aides for First Lady

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of aides for the Office of the First Lady, occupied by Hajia Aisha Buhari.
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame and Uganda's Yoweri Museveni were once close allies but their relations have turned deeply hostile in a dispute that damaged trade between the neighbours.

Ugandan, Rwandan leaders sign pact to end months-long standoff

The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda on Wednesday signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, political assassinations and meddling.