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RB Leipzig swept past Hertha Berlin with a 3-0 away win on Sunday to cut Bayern Munich's lead at the top of the Bundesliga table to just two points.

RB Leipzig move to within two of Bayern Munich after beating Hertha Berlin

Leipzig capitalised on Bayern's 2-1 defeat at Eintracht Frankfurt 24 hours earlier. A long-range goal by captain Marcel Sabitzer gave second-placed Leipzig a first-half lead in Berlin. A superb second-half strike by defender Nordi Mukiele and a header from centre-back Willi Orban sealed the victory.
Marco Rose will coach Borussia Dortmund from the start of the 2021-22 season.

Marco Rose confirmed as next Borussia Dortmund boss

Rose will remain at Gladbach until the end of the season. The German has been the the favourite to take the Dortmund job on a permanent basis since Lucien Favre was sacked in December.
Super Eagles forward Henry Onyekuru was on the winning side as Galatasaray defeated archrival Fenerbahce 1-0 at the Ülker Şükrü Saraçoğlu Stadium on Saturday.

Henry Onyekuru shines as Galatasaray stuns Fernabahce at home

Super Eagles forward Henry Onyekuru was on the winning side as Galatasaray defeated archrival Fenerbahce 1-0 at the Ülker Şükrü Saraçoğlu Stadium on Saturday.
Former Southampton boss, Glenn Hoddle, is overwhelmed by the attitude of Manchester United’s players for their 9-0 humiliation of the Saints on Tuesday.

Ex-Southampton boss: Manchester United players were ruthless

Former Southampton boss, Glenn Hoddle, is overwhelmed by the attitude of Manchester United’s players for their 9-0 humiliation of the Saints on Tuesday.
Barcelona legend Lionel Messi added another beautiful free-kick to his remarkable collection against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday evening.

Leo Messi creates another record as FC Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao

FC Barcelona moved a place up into second in the Spanish La Liga on Sunday after a 2-1 win over Athletic Bilbao, with club captain Lionel Messi entering the record books again.
Inter Milan moved level on points with bitter rivals AC Milan at the top of the Serie A table on Sunday with a 2-0 win over Juventus.

Inter Milan beat Juventus to go top in Serie A

Inter Milan beat lacklustre champions Juventus 2-0 in Sunday’s Serie A classic and went top on goal difference ahead of crosstown rivals AC Milan.
Scottish giants Rangers and Celtic will look to sign Bright Osayi-Samuel during the January transfer window.

Bright Osayi-Samuel joins Turkish club Fenerbahce

Turkish side Fenerbahce have announced Bright Osayi-Samuel will join them at the end of the season on a four-year contract.
Golden Eaglets Coach Fatai Amoo says his team deserved to qualify for the 2020 U17 WAFU B semi-final in Lome.

Golden Eaglets coach targets victory against Burkina Faso

Amoo’s tactics has been heavily criticized owing to the team’s performance in the championship; the Eaglets lost their opening game to Ivory Coast and drew against Ghana.
Jurgen Klopp said Liverpool were denied a clear penalty as the Reds suffered a 1-0 defeat against Southampton at St Mary’s on Monday night.

Jurgen Klopp compares Liverpool penalty record to Manchester United

Jurgen Klopp stoked the fire ahead of Manchester United’s trip to Anfield next weekend by comparing penalty records after Liverpool were denied two spot-kicks in Monday’s defeat at Southampton.
Olivier Giroud has admitted that his current situation at Chelsea is worrying, and says he'll have to make a decision on his future in January.

Olivier Giroud: I really want to win the Premier League

Olivier Giroud has revealed his burning desire to win the Premier League this season and insists that Chelsea still have a chance to join the title race.
Borussia Moenchengladbach forward Marcus Thuram was sent off for spitting in an opponent's face during Saturday's 2-1 home defeat against Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga.

Borussia Moenchengladbach forward Marcus Thuram sent off by VAR for spitting

Borussia Moenchengladbach forward Marcus Thuram was sent off for spitting in an opponent's face during Saturday's 2-1 home defeat against Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga.
Asisat Oshoala was delighted to be crowned African Women's Player of the Year for a fourth time at the Caf Awards Gala on Tuesday night.

Assist Oshoala scores, bags assists in Barcelona victory

Asisat Oshoala scored and provided two assists as Barcelona thrashed Sevilla 6-0 in Saturday's Spanish Primera Iberdrola game at Estadi Johan Cruyff.
Tottenham forward Son Heung-min will start his mandatory four-week national service in his native South Korea this month, the Premier League club have announced.

Jose Mourinho: Son Heung-min wants to end career at Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-min wants to end his career at the Premier League club but talks over a contract extension have been hampered by the Covid-19 pandemic, manager Jose Mourinho said.
Olympique Lyonnais' Memphis Depay reacts, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Franck Fife-REUTERS

Memphis Depay refuses to commit future to Lyon

Rumours of a potential January transfer have been circulating, and although the 26-year-old suggested last month that he would jump at the chance to move to Camp Nou, Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has maintained he will not leave until the end of the season.
Jurgen Klopp's side were punished for a sloppy first half display at Craven Cottage when Bobby Decordova-Reid gave Fulham a shock lead.

Mo Salah rescues Liverpool in Fulham draw

Jurgen Klopp's side were punished for a sloppy first half display at Craven Cottage when Bobby Decordova-Reid gave Fulham a shock lead.
But Bayern fought back in the second half and equalised through Robert Lewandowski, who finished well after brilliant play from Kingsley Coman.

Bayern Munich avoid major scare against minnows Union Berlin

Union Berlin continued their fairytale Bundesliga season with a 1-1 draw against Bayern Munich at Stadium An der Alten Försterei.
Manchester United’s Norwegian manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reacts during the English Premier League football match between Everton and Manchester United at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west England on November 7, 2020. (Photo by Clive Brunskill / POOL / AFP) / /

Man United need derby bounce back after UCL exit

Just when Manchester United appeared to be building momentum after a mediocre start to the domestic season, a woeful exit from the Champions League has left manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer facing flak once again.
Former Arsenal striker Charlie Nicolas thinks Liverpool face a dilemma regarding the selection of Mohamed Salah against Napoli in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Jurgen Klopp: Why Mo Salah played full 90 minutes vs Midtjylland

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has explained why Mohamed Salah played the duration of the club’s Champions League clash against Midtjylland on Wednesday night.
West Brom boss, Slaven Bilic, remains under pressure at the Hawthorns.

West Brom boss fighting to keep job

The Mirror says Bilic’s future has been plunged into fresh doubt after West Brom’s shocking collapse at home to Crystal Palace.
Nigeria forward, Peter Olayinka scored his second goal in this season’s Europa League as Slavia Prague recorded an impressive 3-1 away victory OGC Nice.

Super Eagles star inspires Slavia Prague win over OGC Nice

Nigeria forward Peter Olayinka scored his second goal in this season’s Europa League as Slavia Prague recorded an impressive 3-1 away victory OGC Nice.
Lyon’s Zimbabwean forward Tino Kadewere (R) is congratulated by Lteammates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Angers SCO and Olympique Lyonnais, at the Raymond-Kopa Stadium, in Angers, western France, on November 22, 2020. (Photo by JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER / AFP)

Lyon move second in Ligue 1, Montpellier win thriller

Zimbabwe striker Tino Kadewere scored a late winner as Lyon beat Angers 1-0 to move second in Ligue 1, just four points behind leaders Paris Saint-Germain.
Montpellier beat Strasbourg 4-3 in a dramatic match on Sunday to move level with Monaco in the Ligue 1 table, just four points behind leaders Paris Saint-Germain.

Montpellier win thriller to move joint second in Ligue 1

Montpellier beat Strasbourg 4-3 in a dramatic match on Sunday to move level with Monaco in the Ligue 1 table, just four points behind leaders Paris Saint-Germain.

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José Mourinho felt compelled to apologise to Eric Dier after substituting him after just 29 minutes of Tottenham’s 4-2 Champions League win over Olympiakos, which ensured the club’s qualification for the last 16 of the competition.

Tottenham ace denies Jose Mourinho’s confidence crisis claim

Tottenham defender Eric Dier has rejected Jose Mourinho’s claim that he is suffering from a dramatic loss of confidence.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 19, 2019 Pigs are pictured at Poetterhof, a species-appropriate pig farm in Brueggen, western Germany. – The Philippines on Monday reported its first cases of African swine fever, becoming the latest country hit by the disease that has killed pigs from Slovakia to China, pushing up pork prices worldwide. (Photo by INA FASSBENDER / AFP)

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Paul Rusesabagina looks on as he sits with some of his coaccused at the Supreme Court in Kigali. Simon Wohlfahrt - AFP

State Department engaged with Rwanda on ‘Hotel Rwanda hero’

The United States State Department said on Thursday that it has engaged with the government of Rwanda at the “highest levels” on the case of Paul Rusesabagina, the hotelier depicted as a hero in a Hollywood film about Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, who was charged with terrorism-related offenses in a Kigali court.
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White House: Joe Biden discusses crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray region with Kenyan leader

U.S. President Joe Biden, in a call with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday, discussed the crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the White House said.
Emmanuel Nwude, a businessman, who was convicted of defrauding a Brazilian bank of $242 million, has denied knowing the source of the funds while testifying on Thursday before an Ikeja Special Offences Court in Lagos State.

Emmanuel Nwude: Olisa Agbakoba dumped me after collecting N27 million

Emmanuel Nwude, a businessman, who was convicted of defrauding a Brazilian bank of $242 million, has denied knowing the source of the funds while testifying on Thursday before an Ikeja Special Offences Court in Lagos State.

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A widow, Dorothy Nnabode on Monday told the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) panel that the police shot and killed her husband in front of her.

#EndSARS: Police officer risks arrest for refusing to appear before panel

The Independent Investigative Panel sitting in Abuja against police brutality has threatened to arrest a police officer, Danjuma Ochejeh, for refusing to appear before the panel.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzania’s president admits country has coronavirus problem

The president of Tanzania has urged its citizens to take preventive measures against the coronavirus after downplaying the disease for months and claiming it had been defeated by prayers.
The State’s Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Dr Zahra’u Muhammad-Umar, made the disclosure while repatriating the beggars in Kano on Friday.

Kano government empowers 60 beggars as ban on street begging takes effect

The Kano state government has empowered no fewer than 60 women and youths with different entrepreneurial skills, following the ban on street begging in the state, the State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Dr Zahra’u Muhammad-Umar, has said.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm killing of four officers in Calabar

According to the police, the officers, who were on duty were shot and killed at about 2.00 am by the suspected men of the underworld along Akai Efa-Idundu road.

Court sentences man to death for murder

A 45 year old man, Mohammed Isiaka has been sentenced to death by hanging by an Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti for murder.