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Former Nigeria international Jonathan Akpoborie said coach Gernot Rohr lacks the talent to lead the Super Eagles and does not deserve an all-expenses paid refresher training programme in Europe.

Jonathan Akpoborie: Gernot Rohr lacks talent to coach Nigeria

Former Nigeria international Jonathan Akpoborie said coach Gernot Rohr lacks the talent to lead the Super Eagles and does not deserve an all-expenses paid refresher training programme in Europe.
Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo celebrated his goalscoring feat in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with his teammates ahead of their friendly game against Egypt.

Why Odion Ighalo quit Super Eagles after Afcon

Constant abuse and undue criticism of Odion Ighalo and his family members forced the Shanghai Shenhua forward to retire from international football, the player has reiterated.

FIFA: Iran agrees to allow women watch upcoming 2022 World Cup qualifiers

Iran’s Football Federation has agreed to allow women to attend upcoming 2022 World Cup qualifiers of their men’s national team but that approval from the government is still needed.
Harambee Stars midfielder Denis Odhiambo believes Algeria are the strongest side left at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Afcon: Algeria will see this game as payback time – Victor Agali

Algeria will be motivated by revenge when they face Nigeria in Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations semi-final in Cairo, according to Victor Agali.
Super Eagles’ Samuel Chukwueze has stressed that they are battle ready to face the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in today’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final tie in Cairo.

Football enthusiasts tip Nigeria for final, say experience will count for Super Eagles against...

Some football enthusiasts on Saturday said Nigeria has what it takes to beat the Desert Foxes of Algeria in the semifinals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.
The day after their exquisite and efficient performance against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa Conquerors of seven-time champions and host nation Egypt) that saw them reach the semi-finals of AFCON 2019, the Super Eagles received pledges of more dollar rain from two of Africa’s richest businessmen.

Afcon semi-final clash: How history favours Nigeria – experts

Many football experts and fans on Saturday said Nigeria has what it takes to beat the Desert Foxes of Algeria in the semifinals of the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.
Udinese defender William-Troost Ekong has hailed the Super Eagles following their 2-1 victory over South Africa in the quarter-final of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON).

Afcon: CAF names officials for Nigeria vs Algeria semi-final

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) Referees’ Appointment Committee has confirmed the appointment of Bakary Papa Gassama from The Gambia as the centre referee for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) semi-final between Algeria and Nigeria on Sunday at the Cairo International Stadium.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) previews the crunchy tie between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and North African giants Algeria.

Titanic clash as Nigeria and Algeria battle for Afcon final ticket

Nigeria and Algeria will clash for the 21st time at senior men’s level on Sunday night in an AFCON 2019 semi final encounter that promises lots of fireworks at the Cairo International Stadium.
Concacaf

Concacaf keeps hexagonal in new World Cup qualifying format

New-look North American qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup in 2022 will retain a six-team hexagonal round-robin showdown in the final round while revamping the path for others, CONCACAF said Wednesday.
The Super Falcons on Wednesday boosted Nigeria’s chances of qualifying for the next round in the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in France with a 2-0 victory over South Korea. 8

FIFA organises conference to analyse 2019 Women’s World Cup

The FIFA Women’s World Cup will once again take the centre stage with the hosting of the first-ever FIFA Football Conference aimed at analysing the women’s showpiece.
Ghana defender Joseph Aidoo has completed a transfer to Spanish club Celta Vigo.

Ghana’s Joseph Aidoo seals move to LaLiga club Celta Vigo

The centre-back has signed a five-year deal with the LaLiga outfit, bringing an end his two-year stay with Belgian side Genk.
Senegal coach Aliou Cisse said they were not surprised by the performance of Benin in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday.

Afcon: Senegal’s football is evolving – coach

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse has insisted his side will remain focused when they take on Tunisia in the semi-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Sunday.
Fit-again Super Eagles right-back Tyronne Ebuehi set to reignite Benfica career after returning to action from a cruciate ligament injury he suffered in a pre-season friendly last season.

Fit-again Super Eagles star set to reignite Benfica career

Fit-again Super Eagles right-back Tyronne Ebuehi set to reignite Benfica career after returning to action from a cruciate ligament injury he suffered in a pre-season friendly last season.
Tunisia are set to face Angola in their maiden 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group E match on Monday.

Afcon: Tunisia seeks to put an end to Madagascar’s fairytale

When Madagascar and Tunisia file out on Thursday in their quarter-final fixture, it will be more than a hunt for a place in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would like his Manchester United team to 'dominate games' just like during the Sir Alex Ferguson era.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Media have an ‘agenda’ against Paul Pogba

Serie A club Juventus and La Liga giants Real Madrid have been linked with Pogba.
Lionel Messi wasn't just unhappy with the conditions in Porto Alegre, as he explained that the pitches have also been poor in Argentina's previous matches - in Belo Horizonte and Salvador.

Lionel Messi could face two-year ban over corruption allegation

Argentine forward Lionel Messi could face a two-year ban for blaming the South American Football governing body CONMEBOL for preventing Argentina for winning the title they last won 26 years ago.
Elderson Echiejile

HJK Helsinki part ways with Elderson Echejile after three months

HJK Helsinki have announced the departure of Nigeria international Elderson Echejile, three months after his arrival.
Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel did not mince words in a post-match interview after the team managed to scrap a lone goal victory over Burundi on Saturday.

Afcon: Ahmad Garba eager for consistent Super Eagles against Madagascar

Former Super Eagles star Ahmad Garba has stated it is important for the Nigerian team to maintain their consistency when they face Madagascar in their final Group B game of the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Egypt.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
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Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
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Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

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Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
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Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.