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Gilberto Silva knows what it takes to win a World Cup with Brazil. He played a key role in his country's success in 2002, providing the perfect foil for Ronaldo, Ronaldinho and Rivaldo, and he thinks Real Madrid star Casemiro can play a similar role for the class of 2018 in Russia.
Brazil midfielder Fred said he is fully focused on the World Cup despite admitting talks over a summer move to Manchester United are at "an advanced stage."
Arsenal and Real Madrid will stage two legends matches this year, with former club greats getting together to raise money for charity.
Philippe Coutinho is the "future of Brazil" and worth the £146m Barcelona spent to buy him, according to Watford forward and fellow Brazilian Richarlison.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is confident Mikel Obi will recover in time for next Tuesday’s final group game against Argentina at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Gambian president Adama Barrow paid tribute on Friday to three young protesters killed by police in an anti-pollution rally, urging witnesses to come forward to a commission of inquiry set up by his government.
The Nigerian Army says its men killed seven Boko Haram terrorists and recovered weapons in Azaya Kalmari village in Mafa local government area of Borno state on Friday.
Former Liverpool and Newcastle defender Jose Enrique is recovering from surgery to remove a brain tumour.
Senegal face Japan on Sunday at the World Cup fired up by an “ignorant” tweet by a British tycoon and reality television star that has become the talk of the team.
Dr Yemisi Akinbobola has urged journalists to recognise the importance of showing images that portray African women in positive ways.
Members of the State Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ekiti State, have said they are solidly behind Governor Ayodele Fayose and that at no time did the governor plan to trade away the candidacy of the PDP candidate, Prof. Kolapo Olusola.
A former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has declared that there was no vacancy in Aso Rock presidential villa next year, apparently telling a former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido.
A retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Pius Olayiwola Aderemi CON, has passed on.
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi, said the number of people forced to flee their homes in 2017 rose to 68.5 million, warning that the world’s displacement hotspots “are becoming hotter”.