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Egypt's football federation on Wednesday banned midfielder Amr Warda from playing in any further matches at the African Cup of Nations over mounting sexual harrasment allegations , AFP-File

Afcon: Egypt’s Amr Warda recalled after harassment claims

Egypt midfielder Amr Warda, who was kicked out of the squad over claims of sexual harassment, will return for the Africa Cup of Nations knockout stages at the request of his team-mates, the country’s football association said Friday.
Zimbabwe’s Warriors 18-man squad have arrived in Asaba for Saturday’s international friendly game against the Super Eagles, Zimbabwe Football Association, ZIFA, has announced.

Zimbabwe denies boycott threat for AFCON opener

Zimbabwe’s Football Association has denied local reports the team is considering boycotting Friday’s opening match against Africa Cup of Nations hosts Egypt in Cairo over a pay dispute.
Soccer Football - Premier League - Manchester United v Newcastle United - Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - October 6, 2018 Paul Scholes looks down from the studio in the stadium before the match REUTERS-Phil Noble.

Paul Scholes fined £8,000 by FA over betting breaches

Paul Scholes has been fined £8,000 by the Football Association (FA) after admitting to breaching betting rules.

Ex-Commissioner: Non-indigene syndrome abolished in Ebonyi

Mr Charles Akpuenika, former Ebonyi Commissioner for Youth Development and Sports, has said that the “non-indigene syndrome” has been abolished in Ebonyi due to Gov. David Umahi’s all-inclusive policies.
The newly elected chairman of the Delta Football Association, Edema Fuludu, has stated that the June 13, 2019 elections in Warri, Delta State, was a very credible one.

Edema Fuludu: Delta FA elections credible

The newly elected chairman of the Delta Football Association, Edema Fuludu, has stated that the June 13, 2019 elections in Warri, Delta State, was a very credible one.

Chelsea meet Frank Lampard over Stamford Bridge job

Chelsea have met with Frank Lampard to discuss the manager’s role at Stamford Bridge as Juventus prepare to announce the appointment of Maurizio Sarri as their new coach.
The FA's fears of trouble ahead of Nations League semi-final were realised on Wednesday. @-MATTBROWN

English FA: Misbehaving England fans ‘not welcome in football’

England fans causing trouble while in Porto for the Nations League Finals have been dubbed "an embarrassment" by the Football Association (FA), which insists the perpetrators "are not welcome in football".
Joy Nkoro scored a hat-trick on Thursday in Abuja to help Vera Gold Amazons Football Club to a 3-0 defeat of defending champions Blessed Unity Angels FC at the ongoing 2019 FCT Women’s FA Cup.

Kano FA hold election despite court order

‎However, at the election conducted in Minjibir Park and Resort on Sunday‎, Mr Ahlan polled 55 votes to be returned as chairman of Kano FA for another four years while Aminu Mohammed was also returned as vice chairman with 55 votes.‎
Ahmed Yusuf Fresh

Niger FA chief vows to improve youths football

Chairman of the Nigerian Football Federation Technical and Development Committee, Ahmed Yusuf Fresh has been re-elected as the Chairman of Niger State FA.

Ebonyi government sets up committee to probe Senator Ogba

The Ebonyi State Ministry of Sports and Youth Development has set-up a 5-man committee to probe the emergence of Sen. Obinna Ogba, representing Ebonyi Central, and other contestants for the state Football Association (FA) elections.
Jurgen Klopp has warned Guinea against rushing Naby Keita into the field particularly for the Group B tie of the 2019 AFCON against Nigeria, Burundi, and Madagascar.

AFCON: Jurgen Klopp warns Guinea against fielding Naby Keita against Nigeria

Jurgen Klopp has warned Guinea against rushing Naby Keita into the field particularly for the Group B tie of the 2019 AFCON against Nigeria, Burundi, and Madagascar.

UEFA dismisses Montenegro appeal against stadium ban

UEFA has dismissed an appeal from the Football Association of Montenegro over a one-game ban handed out for racist behaviour by their supporters in the Euro 2020 qualifier against England.
Raheem Sterling does not receive the plaudits he deserves. GETTY IMAGES

Premier League welcome Raheem Sterling’s offer to tackle racism

The Premier League has welcomed Raheem Sterling’s offer to help in the fight against racism after the Manchester City star called on the sport’s authorities to do more to tackle the problem.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has revealed how his team beat Liverpool to the Premier League title, according to report in BBC.

FFP: Manchester City innocent until proven guilty – Pep Guardiola

Manchester City are “innocent until proven guilty” over claims they breached Financial Fair Play rules, says manager Pep Guardiola.
Pep Guardiola said Manchester City’s 2018⁄19 Premier League success was the toughest title triumph of his illustrious managerial career.

Manchester City hit back over UEFA ban reports

Manchester City have hit back over reports they are facing a one-year ban from the Champions League.

Waidi Akanni: Celebrating excellence in sports attracts more goodwill

Ex-international Waidi Akanni says there is need to celebrate promoters of sports in the country in order to attract more goodwill from corporate, states and individual sponsors.
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Gombe United FC beat Doma United to win Gombe FA Cup

Gombe United Football Club on Wednesday defeated Doma United FC 2-1 to win the 2019 Gombe State Men’s FA Cup competition.
Chelsea’s Italian head coach Maurizio Sarri gestures on the touchline during the UEFA Europa League round of 32, 2nd leg football match between Chelsea and Malmo at Stamford Bridge in London on February 21, 2019. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS - AFP)

Maurizio Sarri urges Chelsea to finish on a high note

Maurizio Sarri has challenged Chelsea to secure an upbeat finish to a turbulent season that plunged the club into chaos and threatened to cost the Italian his job.

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The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has granted 412 foreign-trained doctors the nod to practice medicine in the country.

Medical council investigates 120 doctors over misconduct, inducts 412 others

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has inducted 412 foreign trained Nigerian doctors to practice medicine in the country and warned them against ethical misconduct.

Governor Ganduje inaugurates Ruga committee, invites herders to Kano

Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Thursday constituted a 16-man committee for the establishment of RUGA and Milk Markets in the state.
Nigeria skipper John Obi Mikel says that his return to international football was in accord with the discussion he had with coach Gernot Rohr, in which they agreed that he would only come back when he feels he is ready to give his very best again.

Mikel Obi: Poor Nigeria ending does not damage legendary status

As Nigerian football came out of its golden age in the latter part of the noughties, the larger-than-life personalities that had defined that era began to recede.
Emeka Ihedioha

Governor Ihedioha advocates drug-free Nigeria

He made the call at a South-East advocacy workshop on Drug and Substance Abuse organized by Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) for Codeine Control and other Related Matters Working Group (CCRWG).
Odion Jude Ighalo of Nigeria celebrates goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals, 3rd and 4th place match between Tunisia and Nigeria at Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 17 July 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Odion Ighalo joins Mikel Obi, quits international football

Mikel announced his decision to stop playing for the Super Eagles via a message on instagram on Thursday afternoon, and Ighalo has followed in the former skipper’s footsteps in a move that will shock handler of the side, Gernot Rohr.