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Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong says he is enjoying the competition in the Super Eagles camp, ahead of other challenges in his club.
Riyad Mahrez has asserted that it is difficult to live with playing from the bench at Manchester City.

Riyad Mahrez: Playing from the bench at Manchester City is difficult to live with

Riyad Mahrez has asserted that it is "difficult to live with" playing from the bench at Manchester City.
Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze feels fulfilled and excited to play for the Nigeria national team.

Samuel Chukwueze: We won’t underrate Benin

Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze said the Super Eagles cannot afford to toy with the Squirrels of Benin when both sides clash today at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo on Match Day 1 towards the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted by Cameroon.
Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations, coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday. 6

U23 AFCON: Taiwo Awoniyi seals victory for Nigeria over Zambia

The Nigeria U-23 team are back in contention at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt as they romped to a 3-1 victory over their counterparts from Zambia on Tuesday.
Mohamed Salah’s introduction played a major role in Egypt defeating Guinea 3-1 in Alexandria in their final friendly before the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Sunday.

Mo Salah out of Egypt squad for qualifiers

Egypt have been dealt a massive blow after star forward Mo Salah pulled out of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Kenya and the Comoros.
Benin Republic’s coach Michel Dussuyer is optimistic ahead of his side’s 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Nigeria at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo today.

Benin coach unfazed by Super Eagles’ pedigree

Benin Republic’s coach Michel Dussuyer is optimistic ahead of his side’s 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Nigeria at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo today.
Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations, coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday. 4

Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles back on track for Tokyo ticket — in pictures

Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations, coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday.
Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday booked a spot in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup following a 2-1 away win against South African side TS Galaxy.

CAFCC: Enyimba, Rangers get group stage opponents

Enyimba and Rangers will come up against North African oppositions in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup.
Arsenal’s Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts at the end of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on November 9, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Premier League sharpshooters in Africa as CAN qualifying begins

English Premier League sharpshooters Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah flew to Africa this week, seeking goals as 2021 Cup of Nations (CAN) qualifying kicks off.
The headquarters of Egypt's Central Bank are seen in downtown Cairo, Egypt January 11, 2018. REUTERS-Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Egypt’s central bank seen making third straight cut to key rates – survey

Egypt’s central bank will likely make a third consecutive cut to its key interest rates on Thursday, a Reuters poll showed, as inflation fell to its lowest in nearly 14 years in October.
Zambia coach Beston Chambeshi has predicted a tough clash against Nigeria in their second Group B game at the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations in Egypt on Tuesday.

U23 AFCON: Zambia coach predicts tough clash against Nigeria

Zambia coach Beston Chambeshi has predicted a tough clash against Nigeria in their second Group B game at the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations in Egypt on Tuesday.
CHAN Eagles Head Coach Imama Amapakabo said his team showed improvements after two poor outings against Togo in recent weeks, but also admits they could have done better on Saturday to get the result.

U-23 AFCON: Imama Amapakabo banks on Okechukwu Azubuike, Taiwo Awoniyi for victory against Zambia

Olympic Eagles head coach Imama Amapakabo is hopeful the arrival of Okechukwu Azubuike and Taiwo Awoniyi will help turn around the fortunes of the team following the 1-0 defeat to Cote d’Ivoire in their first game at the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Red Bull Salzburg stars Enock Mwepu and Patson Daka arrived in Cairo, Egypt to join the Zambia U-23 side for the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations after missing the opening Group B barren draw against South Africa on Saturday due to club committments.

U-23 AFCON: Zambia get Enock Mwepu, Patson Daka boost ahead Olympic Eagles clash

Red Bull Salzburg stars Enock Mwepu and Patson Daka arrived in Cairo, Egypt to join the Zambia U-23 side for the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations after missing the opening Group B barren draw against South Africa on Saturday due to club committments.
Liverpool were fortunate to emerge with all three points against Manchester City on Sunday, according to Rodri, who felt the visitors were much better than their opponents on the day.

Rodri: Liverpool were lucky to beat Manchester City in Premier League showdown

Liverpool were fortunate to emerge with all three points against Manchester City on Sunday, according to Rodri, who felt the visitors "were much better" than their opponents on the day.
Azubuike Okechukwu has joined Turkish Super Lig side Istanbul Basaksehir on a season-long loan from Egyptian club Pyramids FC.

U23 AFCON: Dream Team VII gets huge boost ahead of Zambia showdown

Dream Team VII squad members have been boosted by news regarding the arrival of team captain Azubuike Okechukwu ahead of Tuesday’s important clash against the U23 side of Zambia in Cairo.
Liverpool’s 3-1 win over Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday saw the Reds open the scoring in questionable circumstances with Fabinho’s goal allowed to stand despite claims for a penalty at the other end, after the ball seemed to strike the hand of Trent Alexander-Arnold.

Jose Mourinho upset over VAR inconsistency in Premier League

Liverpool’s 3-1 win over Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday saw the Reds open the scoring in questionable circumstances with Fabinho’s goal allowed to stand despite claims for a penalty at the other end, after the ball seemed to strike the hand of Trent Alexander-Arnold.
Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo continued his recovery from an hamstring injury with a session in the gym on Tuesday.

AFCON top scorer cautions Super Eagles over Benin threat

2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) top scorer, Odion Ighalo, has warned the Eagles about threat the Squirrels of Benin Republic could pose to the Nigerians when both countries clash on Wednesday in Uyo in a Group L tie for the 2021 AFCON.
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.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles to arrive in Nigeria today

Super Eagles players are expected to arrive in Nigeria on Monday (today) ahead of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Benin Republic in Uyo.

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William Troost-Ekong

Williams Troost-Ekong: I’m enjoying the competition in Super Eagles camp

Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong says he is enjoying the competition in the Super Eagles camp, ahead of other challenges in his club.

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The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mrs Natasha Akpoti, in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

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