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Known as ‘General Mikel’ by the Nigerian senior team playing body and backroom staff for his brilliant hold-up play, vision and authority on the field, but more importantly for his leadership, Mikel John Obi has assured that he is ready to lead Nigeria well at the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals.
Football’s rule-making body the International Football Association Board (IFAB) has said that referees at the 2018 World Cup finals will be able to give red cards for off-the-ball incidents spotted by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR).
Zinedine Zidane has been a “frightening” success at Real Madrid, says Michael Owen, with the Frenchman offering little to suggest that he would be a top boss during his playing days.
A united response to FIFA’s plans to enlarge the Club World Cup to 24 teams will be the subject of debate on Wednesday at a meeting of football power brokers organised by UEFA.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has explained that Barcelona's previous behaviour is the reason his team will not offer a 'pasillo' guard of honour to the new Liga champions at the Camp Nou on Sunday evening, while denying it is a "failure" on his team's part that this Clasico arrives at a time when the title is already decided.
FIFA chief Gianni Infantino is busily promoting money-spinning schemes for world football ahead of an expected bid for a second term, including a revamped Club World Cup and a so-called Global Nations League.
Evra, 36, arrived at the club's Chadwell Heath training complex on Wednesday morning ahead of his free transfer to the club.
After a shock Copa del Rey elimination at the hands of Leganes, Dani Carvajal believes Real Madrid's only hope for further glory this season is the Champions League.
New Wales manager Ryan Giggs revealed he underwent counselling after his career at Manchester United came to an end.
Talk of a swap deal involving Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar is a "foolish" attempt to divert attention away from Real Madrid's current plight, says former president Ramon Calderon.
Hussein Amotta has been sacked by African Champions League winners Wydad Casablanca after a poor first half of the season.
Thierry Henry has called talk of Real Madrid sacking manager Zinedine Zidane due to the team's current form this season "comical."
UAE side Al Jazira have confirmed the termination of Lassana Diarra's contract by mutual consent.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insisted Cristiano Ronaldo is 100 percent fit for Saturday's huge El Clasico clash against Barcelona despite playing a limited role in training this week.
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane insists that the race for the La Liga title is far from over regardless of the result of Saturday’s El Clasico result against Barcelona.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country that his administration will leave no stone unturned in restoring their devastated communities for their immediate and safe return.
Ante Rebic was so disappointed in Argentina's performance and conduct in Croatia's 3-0 win over them that he decided not to ask Lionel Messi to swap jerseys.
Security forces in Venezuela have carried out hundreds of unjustified killings without any apparent consequences, the United Nations has said in a new report, drawing a rejection from government officials in Caracas.
Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr, has claimed that tactical shake-up paid dividends as they beat Iceland 2-0 in Volgograd, Russia on Friday.
The Sub-Committee on Monitoring, Coordination and Compliance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Convention Committee, has allayed fears that the convention, scheduled holding on Saturday, would be marred by crisis.
At least 10 subsistence miners were killed when a mine dump collapsed in Zambia’s second-largest city and copperbelt mining hub Kitwe on Wednesday, police said.
Four persons were reportedly killed and ten others missing in a Wednesday night attack on Gashes district, Barkinladi Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The Federal Government has budget over N5.30bn for the National Grazing Reserve Development, while N25.1 billion is for the promotion and development of Value Chain across more than thirty different commodities.
Democratic Republic of Congo’s parliament will, at President Joseph Kabila’s request, hold a special session to consider legislation providing legal protection for former presidents, lawmakers said.
Fault lines in Germany's defence have been visible in recent games and Sunday's 1-0 World Cup defeat to Mexico should not really be seen as a surprise, defender Mats Hummels has said.