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Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Super Eagles boss recalls four for October friendlies

Four players who had been ignored for international duties by Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr may have another chance to showcase their talent when Nigeria take on Cote d’Ivoire and Tunisia in Austria next month.
New Napoli signing Victor Osimhen has opened up about his time at German Bundesliga side Wolfsburg.

Victor Osimhen reflects on Wolfsburg experience

The forward signed for the Parthenopeans last month in a club-record fee of €70 million which could rise to €80 million with bonuses, to become Nigeria's most expensive player.
Barring any last-minute hitches, Super Eagles and Lille striker, Victor Osimhen’s is expected to seal his long-awaited move to Napoli next Monday, a report on an Italian news website, Tuttosports indicates.

‘Victor Osimhen has set standard for Nigerian players’

Former Nigeria international Friday Elahor has praised Napoli-bound striker Victor Osimhen for his contribution to Lille in 2019-20 season, urging other players to emulate him.
Super Eagles left back Jamilu Collins proved his worth for Bundesliga side, Paderborn, who defeated Fortuna Dusseldorf 2-0 at the Benteler Arena to secure their first win of the season.

Paderborn confirm offers from Turkish clubs for Jamilu Collins

SC Paderborn 07 have confirmed that they have received summer transfer offers from clubs in Turkey who are interested in snapping up Nigerian international, Jamilu Collins.
Mainz forward Taiwo Awoniyi has expressed disappointment following the side’s 1-0 home defeat to Hoffeinhem on Saturday.

Mainz want to re-sign Taiwo Awoniyi on loan from Liverpool

Mainz 05 have opened the door to the possible return of former Nigerian youth international, Taiwo Awoniyi, probably on loan to the German Bundesliga outfit.
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FIFA sets new rules for use of VAR in EPL, LaLiga, Serie A

FIFA has ordered that the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) reviews be applied uniformly across all competitions, as they take over direct responsibility for the system.
Anthony Ujah and his compatriot Suleiman Abdullahi were the score sheet as Union Berlin wrapped up their 2019-2020 German Bundesliga campaign with a 3-0 win over Fortuna Düsseldorf on Saturday.

Anthony Ujah, Suleiman Abdullahi end the season with goals for Union Berlin

Anthony Ujah and his compatriot Suleiman Abdullahi were the score sheet as Union Berlin wrapped up their 2019/2020 German Bundesliga campaign with a 3-0 win over Fortuna Düsseldorf on Saturday.

French stadiums to allow fans in from July 11 – government

Stadiums in France will re-open to fans on July 11, as the country continues to lift measures imposed to contain the COVID-19 outbreak, the government said on Saturday.
Taiwo Awoniyi has thanked Mainz 05 medical team for helping to save his life after a close shave with death during Sunday’s German Bundesliga matchday 31 tie between Mainz and Augsburg at Opel Arena.

Taiwo Awoniyi: It was hard to regain consciousness

Taiwo Awoniyi has thanked Mainz 05 medical team for helping to save his life after a close shave with death during Sunday’s German Bundesliga matchday 31 tie between Mainz and Augsburg at Opel Arena.
Nigeria’s Kingsley Ehizibue and compatriot Anthony Ujah clashed in a German Bundesliga game between FC Koln and Union Berlin at the RheinEnergieStadion on Sunday.

Anthony Ujah shines as Union Berlin upset Koln in Bundesliga clash

Nigeria’s Kingsley Ehizibue and compatriot Anthony Ujah clashed in a German Bundesliga game between FC Koln and Union Berlin at the RheinEnergieStadion on Sunday.
La Liga President Javier Tebas poses during an interview with Reuters at the La Liga headquarters in Madrid, Spain, October 2, 2018. REUTERS-Paul Hanna

La Liga to start next season on September 12

La Liga president Javier Tebas said on Friday that the league is hoping the 2020/21 season can start on September 12.
The Premier League, EFL and FA have reportedly drawn up contingency plans in the event of a mass shut-down of sporting events amid concerns over the spreading of the coronavirus.

Premier League set for June 17 return

The Premier League will return to action on June 17, more than three months after the season was halted due to the Covid-19 outbreak, according to a BBC report.
Noah Sarenren Bazee was on target for his club Augsburg as they recorded a 3-0 away win over struggling Schalke 04 in Sunday’s German Bundesliga game.

Noah Bazee pleased with Augsburg’s win against Schalke

Augsburg winger Noah Sarenren-Bazee says he’s pleased with side’s performance in the 3-0 win against Schalke 04 in a matchday 27 German Bundesliga encounter on Sunday.
Noah Sarenren Bazee was on target for his club Augsburg as they recorded a 3-0 away win over struggling Schalke 04 in Sunday’s German Bundesliga game.

Noah Bazee scores first Bundesliga goal for Augsburg

Noah Sarenren Bazee was on target for his club Augsburg as they recorded a 3-0 away win over struggling Schalke 04 in Sunday’s German Bundesliga game.
Cricket - South Africa v Australia - Second ODI - Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein, South Africa - March 4, 2020 South Africa's Janneman Malan and David Miller. REUTERS-Siphiwe Sibeko

South Africa plan for resumption by isolating players in bio-bubble

Cricket South Africa (CSA) plan to isolate players and support staff in a “bio-bubble” to minimise their exposure to COVID-19 and hasten a return to play.
Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has two players that worked extra hard to ensure his side beat Portsmouth 2-0 in the FA Cup fifth-round on Monday night.

Mikel Arteta targets Emmanuel Dennis as replacement for Aubameyang

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta will look to sign Nigeria forward Emmanuel Dennis as replacement for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this summer.
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin during a press conference REUTERS-Yves Herman-File Photo

UEFA chief losing sleep over coronavirus cost

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin says he is having sleepless nights due to the COVID-19 pandemic with European soccer’s governing body set to lose “millions and millions” of dollars after the season came to a halt.
Nigerian winger Victor Moses is delighted to be back in training with his Italian club Inter Milan.

Victor Moses delighted to be back in training

The former Nigerian international flown back to Italy last week after the Italian government agreed to allow teams to return to training as they prepare to restart the season.

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