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Spain’s Diego Costa first player to be awarded World Cup goal through VAR

Diego Costa’s equaliser for Spain against Portugal on Friday was the first time a World Cup goal was awarded after a review from the Video Assistant Referee (VAR).

World Cup: FIFA picks referees for Friday matches

The referees’ appointment arm of world football governing body FIFA at the 2018 World Cup in Russia on Wednesday released names of officials for matches billed for Friday.

Zinedine Zidane expects Real Madrid to suffer in Paris after first-leg win

Zinedine Zidane warned his Real Madrid players that they can expect to suffer in the return leg of their Champions League tie with Paris Saint-Germain despite seeing Cristiano Ronaldo inspire a 3-1 comeback victory on Wednesday.

Real Madrid leave out Gareth Bale for Paris Saint-Germain clash

Gareth Bale has been left out of the Real Madrid team for Wednesday’s Champions League last 16, first leg against Paris Saint-Germain at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Roma close gap on Napoli after derby win

Roma moved to within two points of Serie A leaders Napoli after squeezing past local rivals Lazio 2-1 on Sunday as Italy resumed domestic action following the World Cup disaster for the national team.

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Senator Shehu Sani: Comrade Oshiomhole can salvage APC

An aggrieved senator of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Shehu Sani, has thrown his support behind a former Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomole, to succeed as the party chairman.

Evangelist, others kill NNPC senior staff after collecting N5m ransom

Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, led by Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, have arrested a gang of kidnappers, who allegedly abducted and killed a senior staff of the Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation, John Iheanacho, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

‘Unity List’ flops as APC throws 29 elective positions open

Barring any last minute change, 29 of the elective offices up for grab at today’s first elective National Convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), will be thrown open to aspirants.
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World Cup: I’m ready to take my chance – Jamie Vardy

Jamie Vardy says he will be ready to deliver at the World Cup when called upon to by England boss Gareth Southgate.
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Aiteo pledges more support to motivate Super Eagles

Nigeria is back in contention for second round qualification from group D after defeating Iceland 2-0 in an exciting encounter on June 22, 2018, thanks to the resurgence of the Super Eagles, and the motivation from Energy giant, Aiteo.