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Rio Ferdinard rules out Manchester United from winning Premiership and Champions League

Rio Ferdinand has ruled out any chances of Manchester United winning the 2018/2019 English Premier League and Uefa Champions League titles.
Flying Eagles celebrate passage to U20 WAFU Cup Final at expense of Mali

Paul Aigbogun salutes Flying Eagles character after advancing to U20 WAFU Cup Final

Coach Paul Aigbogun has saluted the character of the Flying Eagles after they qualified for the U20 WAFU Cup Final at the expense of Mali Friday night in Lome.

World Cup tops 2018 Google searches globally

Google recently released its year report for 2018, highlighting the most searched words globally and even in respective countries. The report reveals top trends in 2018 compared to the previous years.
Gianni Infantino

FIFA has support for expanding 2022 World Cup to 48 teams

FIFA president Gianni Infantino says a majority of national soccer federations are in favour of expanding the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams.
Flying Eagles at the U20 WAFU Cup in Togo

U-20 AFCON: Flying Eagles to face Niger, Burundi, South Africa in Group A

Nigeria will play hosts Niger, South Africa and Burundi at the group stage of the 2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations in Niger.

Babatunde Fashola: Federal government not responsible for electricity problems

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has asked Nigerians not to blame the federal government for poor electricity supply in their homes.
President of The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino delivers a speech during the elective assembly of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) on October 22, 2018 at the Hilton hotel of Rome's Fiumicino airport. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

FIFA members back 48 teams in Qatar World Cup

A “majority” of football federations support increasing the number of teams playing at the 2022 Qatar World Cup from 32 to 48, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said in Doha on Thursday.

Gianni Infantino: Majority back 48-team Qatar World Cup

A “majority” of football federations support increasing the number of teams playing at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from 32 to 48, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said in Doha on Thursday.
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Nwankwo Kanu challenges Flying Eagles to display Nigerian spirit against Ghana

Ex-Super Eagles skipper Kanu Nwankwo has counselled the Flying Eagles to display the Nigerian spirit in their win or burst WAFU U20 Cup of Nations tie with The Black Satellites of Ghana in Lome, Togo today.
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Barcelona backtracks on next month’s La Liga Miami match

La Liga’s plans to stage a match in the US next month have been derailed after Barcelona, who were scheduled to play Girona in Miami, withdrew their support for the game on Monday following a board meeting.

NFF appreciates Simba Group for supporting Nigerian football

The President of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Pinnick, has thanked, Simba Group, distributors of TVS motorcycles and tricycles, for their close ties and support for Nigerian football.

Supersand Eagles just one victory away from World Cup ticket

Nigeria’s beach soccer national team, Supersand Eagles, is again on the threshold of qualifying for the FIFA World Cup, after a 4-2 defeat of debutants Tanzania yesterday at the on-going CAF Beach Soccer Cup of Nations in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby with Norwegian counterpart Martin Sjogren

Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby picks Norway as biggest World Cup threat

Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby has said he believes his team will reach the knockout stage of the next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in France if they could get past Group A main rivals Norway.

Gianni Infantino: FIFA to decide on 48-team World Cup in March 2019

FIFA President Gianni Infantino reveals the final decision on 48-team format for Qatar World Cup will be made in Miami next March
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River Plate beat Boca Juniors to snatch Copa Libertadores glory in Madrid

River Plate battle back to beat arch Argentine rivals Boca Juniors 3-1 in extra-time in an unforgettable and unique Copa Libertadores final match second leg played in Madrid
Four-time champions Senegal defeated Nigeria 2-0 on penalties following a 4-4 stalemate after regulation and extra time.

Supersand Eagles thrash Libya, ready for Tanzania

Supersand Eagles thrash Libya 6-3 on Sunday to brighten their chances of a place in the semi finals of the ongoing CAF Beach Soccer Cup of Nations in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Gianni Infantino and Noël Le Graët

FIFA, France sign agreement on African football development

FIFA and French Football Federation (FFF) sign agreement aimed at developing football in Francophone Africa
Chelsea's Nigerian midfielder Victor Moses looks on during the English Premier League football match against Middlesbrough

Crystal Palace lead race to sign Victor Moses

Crystal Palace are reportedly interested in signing former Nigeria international Victor Moses from Chelsea

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Moses Simon: Samuel Kalu, Samuel Chukwueze competition great for Super Eagles

Moses Simon has said he welcomes the stiff competition Samuel Kalu and Samuel Chukwueze will bring to the Super Eagles.
Abuja 2018 National Sport Festival 100 metres deaf athletics gold medalist Assurance Omoria has vowed to win a medal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

National Sports Festival: 100 metres deaf gold winner plans to build personal house

Abuja 2018 National Sport Festival 100m deaf athletics gold medalist Assurance Omoria has vowed to win a medal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Ali Ndume urges colleagues not to boycott 2019 budget presentation

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC, Borno South) has pleaded with his colleagues in the Senate and House of Representatives not to boycott the 2019 Budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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VP debate: APC’s foreign policy will remain economy, security – Yemi Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, said that the foreign policy of the All Progressives Congress would remain the economy and security.
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Ivory Coast’s opposition chief Henri Bedie seeks alliance for election

The head of Ivory Coast's main opposition party, Henri Konan Bedie, has announced that ousted president Laurent Gbagbo would back a party alliance to fight the next presidential election.