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Manchester United are finally set to appoint a director of football, according to The Independent.

Manchester United set to name Antero Henrique as director of football

The welcome news comes after another painful transfer window that featured missing out on top target Erling Braut Haaland, weeks of wrangling over Bruno Fernandes before meeting Sporting’s original asking price and a deadline day scramble involving bids for a reported eleven different players before finally bagging Odion Ighalo on loan at the eleventh hour.
Portuguese club Vitoria Guimaraes on Tuesday launched their own investigation and released an anti-racism video after FC Porto striker Moussa Marega was subjected to racist insults at their stadium.

Moussa Marega: Vitoria Guimaraes release statement on racist abuse

Portuguese club Vitoria Guimaraes on Tuesday launched their own investigation and released an anti-racism video after FC Porto striker Moussa Marega was subjected to racist insults at their stadium.
Porto’s win at Vitória Guimarães on Sunday night was overshadowed by a disgusting racism incident involving the home support.

FC Porto forward shown yellow card after being racially abused

FC Porto striker Moussa Marega left the pitch in protest at being subjected to racist insults during his side’s 2-1 win away to Vitoria Guimaraes in Portugal’s Primeira Liga on Sunday.
Kenneth Omeruo at CD Leganes

Kenneth Omeruo begs Victor Osimhen to join him at Leganes

Kenneth Omeruo has called on his international teammate Victor Osimhen to join him at Spanish club, Leganes.
Super Eagles duo, Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem will be looking forward to impress new Leganes manager, Javier Aguirre who will be in dugout against Real Sociedad at the Reale Arena tonight.

Kenneth Omeruo, Chidozie Awaziem face Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez at Butarque

The duo of Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem will have their hands full today when Leganes welcome Barcelona at the Estadio Municipal de Butarque in one of the La Liga Santander fixtures for this weekend.
Jose Mourinho has been appointed the new Tottenham manager. REUTERS

Jose Mourinho: Why I signed up as Tottenham manager

Jose Mourinho has talked up the motive behind his sensational move to Tottenham Hotspur as the world football fraternity continue to ponder and discuss the Special One’s latest third Premier League club.
Jose Mourinho claimed that the Manchester City 'B team' has more chance of winning the Premier League this season than his former clubs Manchester United and Chelsea.

Report: Jose Mourinho to replace Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham Hotspur

The newspaper reports that Tottenham have identified Mourinho along with former Juventus boss, Max Allegri as the top contenders to replace Pochettino, who is under pressure at the club following Spurs’ recent defeats to Bayern Munich in the Champions League and Brighton in the Premier League.

Kelechi Nwakali thanks Arsenal after SD Huesca switch

Nigeria midfielder Kelechi Nwakali has thanked English Premier League side, Arsenal despite leaving the club without making any first team appearances.

Kelechi Nwakali joins SD Huesca on 3-year contract from Arsenal

“Kelechi Nwakali has joined Spanish Segunda Division side SD Huesca on a permanent deal,” read a statement on Arsenal’s official website.
Head of the Federal Government delegation to the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Distinguished Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan (President of the Senate of the Federal Republic) has given the Super Eagles a pat on the back for their outing against Algeria on Sunday, while charging them to go all out against Tunisia on Wednesday to win the bronze medals.

Ukraine friendly: Super Eagles to depart for Kyiv September 6

Ahead of their September 10 international friendly against Ukraine, the Super Eagles will on September 6th depart Nigeria for the Ukrainian capital Kyiv.
Europa League

Europa League group stage draw — in full

Arsenal will face Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt, who reached last season’s semi-finals, while Manchester United face a long trip to Kazakhstan to play Astana.

Chidozie Awaziem: I will give my all to help Leganes

Nigeria defender Chidozie Awaziem has promised to give his all at Leganes following his season-long loan move to the LaLiga club from Portuguese giants, FC Porto.
James Rodriguez has to find a way out of Real Madrid this summer, says Carlos Valderrama, as Zinedine Zidane has made it abundantly clear that he “doesn’t want him”.

Real Madrid, Napoli agree on loan move for Los Blancos star

Real Madrid and Napoli have agreed on a loan move for James Rodriguez, according to the report.
Super Eagles midfielder Mikel Agu has dumped FC Porto for another Portuguese club Vitória de Guimaraes on a three-year contract.

Super Eagles star dumped Porto for another Portuguese club

The 26-year-old Nigeria international was confirmed as The Conquerors player after reaching an agreement with Primeira Liga Champions.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr expects a tough battle against the Swallows of Burundi in his side’s first Group B match at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt

Afcon: Gernot Rohr reveals three injury doubt ahead of Algeria clash

Super Eagles coach Genort Rohr has revealed three injuries doubt for striker Odion Ighalo, winger Ahmed Musa and defender Chidozie Awaziem ahead of the semi-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations against Algeria at the Cairo International on Sunday.
Eder Militao

Real Madrid unveil Éder Militao tomorrow

Real Madrid will tomorrow afternoon at the Santiago Bernabeu unveil one of its latest signings, Éder Militão.

Real Madrid ace wants Manchester United move

James has previously played in Portugal with FC Porto, Ligue 1 with AS Monaco, La Liga with Real Madrid and the Bundesliga with Bayern Munich and he is willing to test himself with a move to England to play in the Premier League rather than the Serie A.
Manchester United are so determined to beat Real Madrid to the signing of Benfica starlet Joao Felix that they will meet his €120m release clause, reports in Portugal claim.

Real Madrid tried to hijack Atletico Madrid move for Portugal star

Real Madrid tried to hijack Atletico Madrid signing for Portugal international Joao Felix, according to a report in Spain.

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Justin Fashanu was on Wednesday inducted into the National Football Museum’s Hall of Fame.

Justin Fashanu deserved Hall of Fame induction – Amal Fashanu

Born of a Nigerian father and a mother from Guyana, Fashanu was Britain’s first £1m black footballer and won the BBC’s Goal of the Season award for his memorable volley against Liverpool in February 1980.

US opposes Nigeria’s plan to hand Abacha loot to Kebbi governor

The United States is opposing plans by Nigeria to give $100 million from loots recovered from former Nigeria military dictator Sani Abacha to Kebbi State governor Atiku Bagudu.
Justice Edward Asante, President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, has underscored need for establishment of legal system to assist Ivoirians approach court for protection of their human right.

ECOWAS Court chief advocates legal system to guarantee Ivoirians of rights protection

Justice Edward Asante, President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, has underscored need for establishment of legal system to assist Ivoirians approach court for protection of their human right.
An Abuja Area Court, on Wednesday, ordered the Department of State Security to investigate the allegation of forgery of a National Youth Service Corps certificate leveled against the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.

Court orders DSS to probe Bayelsa deputy governor for ‘certificate forgery’

An Abuja Area Court, on Wednesday, ordered the Department of State Security to investigate the allegation of forgery of a National Youth Service Corps certificate leveled against the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.
Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is expected on Friday to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife, who was gunned down two days before his inauguration in 2017, police said Thursday.

Lesotho premier fails to appear in court to face murder charge

The prime minister of Lesotho, Thomas Thabane, on Friday failed to appear in court, where he was expected to face charges of murder, attempted murder and malicious damage to property.