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Borislav Mihailov has resigned from his role as Bulgarian Football Union president in the wake of his scandal that has engulfed the national team following their 6-0 defeat to England.

Bulgaria teen indicted over England match racist abuse

A Bulgarian teenager was indicted for “grave hooliganism” while four others were fined and received stadium bans over racist abuse at a Euro 2020 qualifier against England, officials said Thursday.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles team B on Saturday crashed out of the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in Senegal. - NFF

Benedict Akwuegbu: NFF deliberately shuns former players who can improve Nigeria football

Former Super Eagles forward Benedict Akwuegbu has criticized the conscious efforts of ‘people in the NFF’ to restrict the involvement of more ex footballers in the administration of the game in the Country.
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he attends an art class at St Mary’s and All Saints Primary School in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire on October 11, 2019. (Photo by Alastair Grant - POOL - AFP)

Boris Johnson’s Brexit plan hits last minutes snag

Britain’s frantic efforts to negotiate a Brexit agreement with the European Union hit a last-minute snag on Thursday morning, after Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party said it could not support the deal “as things stand.”
Etienne Eto’o son of former Cameroon international Samuel Etoo

Etienne Eto’o misses out on U17 World Cup squad

Etienne Eto’o Pineda, son of Cameroon legend Samuel Eto’o, has been omitted from the final U17 squad for the upcoming World Cup in Brazil.
Bayer Leverkusen star Kai Havertz could leave the club at the end of the season, manager Peter Bosz told Sport Bild, via the Mirror, on Wednesday.

Liverpool-linked £81m-rated superstar could leave next summer – manager

Bayer Leverkusen star Kai Havertz could leave the club at the end of the season, manager Peter Bosz told Sport Bild, via the Mirror, on Wednesday.
Logrono's Barbara Banda and Barcelona's Asisat Oshoala have been nominated for the Spanish Primera Iberdrola Player of the Week prize.

Asisat Oshoala relishing Champions League reunion with Oghiabekhva

Asisat Oshoala is anticipating an "interesting" clash against Emuidzhi Oghiabekhva as Barcelona take on Minsk in the Uefa Women's Champions League Round of 16 first leg on Thursday.
Samuel Chukwueze was on target as Villarreal were held to a 4-4 draw by Granada in their opening La Liga fixture.

Golden Boy Award: Samuel Chukwueze dropped from 20-man shortlist

Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze as well as his compatriot Tom Dele-Bashiru, have been shut out of the 2019 Golden Boy Award for the best Under-21 player in Europe as organisers on Tuesday reduced the number of entries from 40 to 20.
Migrants struggling at mid sea after boat capsizes

Moroccan navy rescues 329 Spain-bound migrants

The Moroccan navy said it rescued 329 Spain-bound migrants in the Mediterranean from Oct. 10 to Oct. 13.
Dominic Raab

UK suspends arms exports to Turkey over Syria offensive

Britain on Tuesday said it was suspending military exports to Turkey following its incursion into northeastern Syria, as it carries out a review of arms sales to its NATO ally.
Crvena Zvezda, Olympiacos and GNK Dinamo are now in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League, with the last three play-offs decided on Wednesday.

Italy asks UEFA to reconsider 2020 Champions League final in Turkey

Italy’s Sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora has urged European football governing body UEFA to reconsider the decision to play next year’s Champions League final in Istanbul after Turkey’s bloody offensive against the Kurds in northern Syria.
Prime minister Boyko Borissov has asked his sports minister to suspend all relations with the Bulgarian Football Union (BFU), “including financial ones”, until Borislav Mihaylov resigns.

Bulgarian premier wants football coach sacked over fans’ racial abuse

The Bulgarian prime minister has called for the head of the country’s football association to resign after England players were racially abused in a European qualifier in Sofia on Monday.
Jose Mourinho has praised the work being done by Lille coach Christophe Galtier in developing young players including Nigeria international Victor Osimhen.

Victor Osimhen, Tom Dele-Bashiru omitted from final list of nominees for 2019 Golden Ball...

Nigerian duo, Victor Osimhen and Tom Dele-Bashiru have been omitted from the final list of nominees for the 2019 Golden Boy Award.
Football fans have hailed the performance of Joe Aribo in Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly in Singapore.

Henry Nwosu: Joe Aribo can replace Mikel Obi

Ex-international Henry Nwosu has laud new Super Eagles sensation, Joe Aribo, and believed the young midfilder is an ideal replacement for former Mikel Obi.
Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo will not be leaving the Serie A champions anytime soon.

Cristiano Ronaldo departure ruled out as Juventus expect Portuguese to honour contract

Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo will not be leaving the Serie A champions anytime soon.
Bayern Munich defender Lucas Hernandez

Lucas Hernandez: Real Madrid tried to sign me but I wouldn’t go there

Bayern Munich centre-back Lucas Hernandez has admitted that he was once subject to interest from Real Madrid, but he has said that he could not have signed for the Bernabeu club.

Report: Sub-Saharan Africa’s economic outlook uncertain as global growth teeters

Sub-Saharan Africa’s economy will accelerate going into next year but could be derailed as the world moves onto an uncertain path that could bring an end to the recent synchronized uptrend, a Reuters poll showed yesterday.
Lidya

Nigeria’s Lidya plans $1.1 billion SMEs loans for Czech, Poland

Nigerian fintech lending platform, Lidya, is targeting Poland and the Czech Republic for expansion after providing thousands of loans in Nigeria, seeing an opportunity in the funding gaps facing small enterprises in fast-growing European economies.

Afe Babalola university to garland Asiwaju Tinubu, Sultan Abubakar, others

Also to be conferred with honours are the Obi of Onitsha, His Royal Majesty, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe and an entrepreneur and Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Greeen Energy International Limited, Prof. Anthony Adegbulugbe.

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Bayern Munich forward wants Manchester United move

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Governor Akeredolu not hospitalised – commissioner

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Police exhume another corpse in Benue rice farm

The Police Command in Benue have exhumed an unknown decomposed body in a rice farm in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.

Sunday Mba: I want to play active football again

Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.