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(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 4, 2019 shows the logo of the US social networking website Twitter, displayed on a smart-phone screen, in Lille, northern France. – Several features on Twitter were down on October 2, 2019, the platform said, with users from Japan to the USA reporting they were unable to log in, use the mobile app or see direct messages.”We’ve been experiencing outages across Twitter and TweetDeck,” the social media giant said in a statement, without giving a reason for the disruption. “You might have had trouble Tweeting, getting notifications, or viewing DMs. We’re currently working on a fix, and should be back to normal soon.” (Photo by Denis Charlet / AFP)

Twitter: Olympics, IOC accounts hacked

Twitter said on Saturday that an official Twitter account of the Olympics and the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) media Twitter account had been hacked and temporarily locked.
All is not well in the camp of Nigeria professional football league side Sunshine stars of Akure as their players are reportedly ready to boycott their next league game against FC Ifeanyi Ubah over financial dispute with the management.

Sunshine Stars players set to boycott matches over financial dispute

All is not well in the camp of Nigeria professional football league side Sunshine Stars of Akure as their players are reportedly ready to boycott their next league game against FC Ifeanyi Ubah over financial dispute with the management.
FC Ifeanyi Ubah head coach, Uche Okagbue says the game with a strong Rivers United side is another opportunity for his side to prove how good they are.

FC Ifeanyi Ubah boss unhappy with shared point vs Akwa United

FC Ifeanyi Ubah boss Uche Okabgue, says his team’s inability to take the maximum points against visiting Akwa United was due to hard luck.
Enyimba players and officials have proceeded to the Temperance Hotel, Ota, Ogun State to commence the final preparation for their CAF Confederation Cup playoffs tie against Tim Sukazi Galaxy of South Africa.

Enyimba will come stronger after CAFCC win at Pedro – chief

Enyimba chairman, Chief Felix Anyansi-Agwu has said that his club is going for an outright win against FC SAN Pedro of Ivory Coast in Sunday’s final Group D match of the 2019/2020 CAF Confederation Cup.
League leaders Lobi Stars FC of Makurdi will hope to extend their lead in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) when they confront 18th placed Jigawa Golden Stars in one of the matchday 18 fixtures at the Sani Abacha stadium, Kano.

Lobi Stars set to consolidate top stop

League leaders Lobi Stars FC of Makurdi will hope to extend their lead in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) when they confront 18th placed Jigawa Golden Stars in one of the matchday 18 fixtures at the Sani Abacha stadium, Kano this weekend.
That was the story of Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa in his first match for his home town club Heartland FC on Match Day One of the 2019/20 NPFL seasons. Ezenwa was already buzzing after an AFCON bronze medal in the summer and looked forward to his debut for his new side.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa explains turnaround from lowest point in career

Whereas every member of the team on the pitch is allowed to make mistakes – strikers miss sitters, midfielders give wayward passes, defenders are also allowed some moments, the same is not for the goalkeepers as any error from them most definitely proves fatal to the team. =
Marquinhos has insisted that everyone at Paris Saint-Germain is happy with head coach Thomas Tuchel's work so far.

Report: PSG could replace Thomas Tuchel with Pep Guardiola

It’s no secret that Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel needs to lead his team on an impressive run in the UEFA Champions League if he hopes to remain in his current position. Another Round of 16 departure would almost certainly lead to his dismissal.
Ernesto Valverde has parted ways with Barcelona and Quique Setien has become the team's new coach.

Barcelona sack coach Ernesto Valverde, appoint Quique Setien till June 2022

Barcelona have sacked coach Ernesto Valverde and named former Real Betis coach Quique Setien as his replacement, the club said in a statement on Monday.
Xavi Hernandez will be the next manager of Barcelona, sources have confirmed to newsmen, with Ernesto Valverde’s tenure at Camp Nou set to come to an end.

Xavi Hernandez undecided on offer to coach Barca – source

FC Barcelona great Xavi Hernandez has spoken to the club’s sporting director Eric Abidal and chief executive Oscar Grau about coaching the team but has not made a decision.
Ángel Correa celebrates scoring the winner for Atlético Madrid. Giuseppe Cacace-AFP via Getty Images

Atletico Madrid stun Barcelona to reach Super Cup final

Atletico Madrid pulled off a stunning turnaround to beat FC Barcelona 3-2 in an enthralling Spanish Super Cup tie in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Thursday.

Rangers’ opponent FC Nouadhibou land in Nigeria

Enugu Rangers’ opponent in the CAF Confederation Cup, FC Nouadhibou have arrived Nigeria ahead of their second leg, Group A encounter scheduled for the main bowl of Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu on Sunday.
Liverpool and Senegal star Sadio Mane and Nigeria and FC Barcelona Women forward Asisat Oshoala have picked up the top awards for African Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year respectively.

CAF Awards: Sadio Mane, Asisat Oshoala crowned king, queen of Africa

Liverpool and Senegal star Sadio Mane and Nigeria and FC Barcelona Women forward Asisat Oshoala have picked up the top awards for African Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year respectively.
Liverpool’s controversial application to trademark the name ‘Liverpool’ has been unsuccessful.

Liverpool announce partnership with Nike as official kit supplier from 2020

Liverpool Football Club is delighted to announce Nike, the world’s leading footwear and apparel company, as its official kit supplier from the 2020-21 season.
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.

Chibuzor Ozurumba: I didn’t get enough chance to play for Eagles

Former Iwuanyanwu National and Heartland FC of Owerri forward Chibuzor Ozurumba believes that his exploit in the Nigeria domestic league during his playing days should have earned him a chance to play for the national teams.
Akarandut Orok 17th minute goal was all the Promise Keepers needed to secure three points at stake to give them back-to-back victories under new manager, Boboye who replaced, John Obuh, who resigned due to poor run of results.

Akwa United beat Dakkada FC in Uyo city derby

Akwa United continued their resurgence in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) with another victory over debutant Dakkada FC in the matchday 10 clash on Sunday.
Sadio Mane has stated he was unsure about Jurgen Klopp when the Liverpool manager first had contact with him while in charge of Borussia Dortmund in 2014.

Sadio Mané: Jürgen Klopp is the best manager in the world

Everyone knew Sadio Mané was great when he was at Southampton, but under Jürgen Klopp, Mané has turned into a Champions League winner and one of the best individual players in the world.
FC Ifeanyi Ubah head coach, Uche Okagbue says the game with a strong Rivers United side is another opportunity for his side to prove how good they are.

FC Ifeanyi Ubah coach urges side to pass another Rivers United test

FC Ifeanyi Ubah head coach, Uche Okagbue says the game with a strong Rivers United side is another opportunity for his side to prove how good they are.
Former Ivory Coast international Didier Drogba was evasive when asked about his ambition to run as president of the Ivorian Football Federation (IFF).

Chelsea legend eyes top Ivorian FA job

Chelsea legend and former Cote d’Ivoire captain, Didier Drogba, is favourable to secure the top job of his country’s football body.

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