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Lionel Messi scores on his return to the national team as Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in an international friendly match at the King Saudi University Stadium on Friday night.

Lionel Messi scores on his return as Argentina beat Brazil

Lionel Messi scores on his return to the national team as Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in an international friendly match at the King Saudi University Stadium on Friday night.
Australia’s forward Sam Kerr (L) speaks with the referee during an international friendly football match between Australia and Chile at Coopers Stadium in Adelaide on November 12, 2019. (Photo by Brenton EDWARDS - AFP)

Chelsea win battle to sign Australia’s football icon

Australian striker Sam Kerr will test herself at the top level of European football after impressing in her homeland and the United States as she joined Chelsea on Wednesday.
Liverpool’s number 10 shared last season’s Premier League Golden Boot with fellow Africans Mohamed Salah and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, with both Salah and Mane already on eight goals in all competitions for the current campaign.

Sadio Mane insists he is still far away from ‘monsters’ Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo

The Liverpool forward has been nominated on the 30-man 2019 Ballon d’Or shortlist alongside the Barcelona and Juventus attackers, but feels he is still far away from becoming as good as the pair.
Cristiano Ronaldo - Luka Modric

Cristiano Ronaldo congratulated Luka Modric on ‘deserved’ UEFA award

Luka Modric said Cristiano Ronaldo sent him a text message telling him he deserved to win UEFA's Player of the Year award.

Lionel Messi: I wanted Liverpool to beat Madrid in Champions League final

Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi has revealed he was rooting for Liverpool to beat Real Madrid in the final of last season’s UEFA Champions League.

Liberia: The rise of George Weah

George Weah’s emergence as Liberia’s President-elect after the December 26 run-off election generated considerable interest among Nigerians for a number of reasons. Number one is George Weah’s popularity.

UEFA Super Cup: Ronaldo, Bale in Real Madrid squad to face Man United

Cristiano Ronaldo has been included in the Real Madrid squad to face Manchester United in Tuesday's UEFA Super Cup clash in Macedonia.

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Ebenezer Obey: I’m alive and well

Legendary juju musician, Ebenezer Fabiyi, aka Ebenezer Obey, on Monday appreciated his fans home and abroad for their concern over the death rumour which made the rounds on July 4.
Manchester United and Portuguese midfielder, Bruno Fernandes has won the club’s Goal of the Month award following a fine start to the season.

Bruno Fernandes beats Odion Ighalo to Manchester United’s Goal Of The Month

Manchester United and Portuguese midfielder Bruno Fernandes has won the club’s Goal of the Month award following a fine start to the season.
Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel says it is unsafe to reopen schools in the state in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Akwa Ibom governor makes u-turn over slashing workers salary

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has reportedly reversed its decision to also slash workers’ salaries by 20 per cent due to the biting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy.
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Frank Lampard applauds Jorginho’s professionalism

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has praised the professionalism of Jorginho as he looks set to recall the midfielder in place of the injured N’Golo Kante.

Nasarawa commissioner charges journalists on objectivity

The Commissioner made the charge while receiving the newly sworn in officials of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Nasarawa state Council who paid him a courtesy call on Monday.