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Spain and Barcelona great David Villa has announced he will retire from professional football at the end of the year.

Spain and Barcelona great David Villa retiring at end of year

Spain and Barcelona great David Villa has announced he will retire from professional football at the end of the year.
Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi has opened up on his club future amid reports that the Argentinian would like to end his career at his boyhood club.

Tension as Lionel Messi speaks on Barcelona future

Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi has opened up on his club future amid reports that the Argentinian would like to end his career at his boyhood club.
Golden Eaglets

Atlético, Manchester City, others chase Eaglets’ striker

Golden Eaglets’ striker Olakunle Olusegun is attracting interest from top European clubs ahead of the kick off of the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup in Brazil.
Lionel Messi is set to hand Barcelona a fitness boost, with the club's captain set to be ready to face Real Betis on Sunday.

Lionel Messi receives European Golden Shoe

Barcelona attacker Lionel Messi has been presented with the European Golden Shoe after ending the 2018-19 season as the leading marksman on the continent.
Wilfred Ndidi scored for the second time this season, as Leicester City moved to third place on the Premier League table, after recording a massive 5-0 win over Christian Atsu’s Newcastle United at King Power Stadium.

Wilfred Ndidi eyes Golden Boot award

Wilfred Ndidi is dreaming of winning the Golden Boot award after scoring his second goal of the season for Leicester City.
Virgil van Dijk wins UEFA Men's Player of the Year award

Virgil van Dijk threatens to eclipse Cristiano Ronaldo-Lionel Messi in world’s best

Virgil Van Dijk threatens to eclipse fellow European stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to lift FIFA’s The Best Player award on Monday, to set himself up as favourite for this year’s Ballon d’Or.

Kelechi Nwakali thanks Arsenal after SD Huesca switch

Nigeria midfielder Kelechi Nwakali has thanked English Premier League side, Arsenal despite leaving the club without making any first team appearances.
Virgil van Dijk wins UEFA Men's Player of the Year award

Virgil van Dijk, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo up for FIFA best award

Virgil van Dijk is on the shortlist for The Best FIFA Men’s Player award alongside Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo, both of whom he beat to UEFA’s Player of the Year gong last week.
Police in Liverpool have begun the investigation of a racist tweet aimed at Reds forward Mohamed Salah.

Mohammed Salah insists he is happy at Liverpool

Liverpool winger Mohammed Salah has insisted he is happy at the club, despite Gary Neville suggesting he could leave in 12 months’ time.
Sadio Mane is “making a great case to be considered Liverpool’s main man above Mohamed Salah”, says Jamie Redknapp.

Jamie Redknapp: Sadio Mane making a case to be ‘Liverpool’s main man above Mo...

The Senegal international has become a talismanic presence for the Reds and, though he is far from the only one in Jurgen Klopp’s squad, he has been able to maintain the standards he set in the second half of the 2018-19 campaign.
Sadio Mane feels he is just a lucky boy and that Roberto Firmino deserves the credit for Liverpool's UEFA Super Cup triumph, although it was the Senegal star who struck twice.

Sadio Mane credits Roberto Firmino for UEFA Super Cup double

Sadio Mane feels he is just "a lucky boy" and that Roberto Firmino deserves the credit for Liverpool's UEFA Super Cup triumph, although it was the Senegal star who struck twice.
Jul 10, 2019; New York, NY, USA; United States women's national team forward Megan Rapinoe (15) speaks at New York City Hall after the ticker-tape parade for the United States women's national soccer team down the canyon of heroes in New York City. Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Megan Rapinoe, Luc Bronze lead The Best FIFA Women’s Player nominees after World Cup...

Megan Rapinoe leads the list of nominees for this year's The Best FIFA Women's Player award, following an eventful summer on and off the pitch that ended with her becoming a two-time Women's World Cup winner.
Mikel Obi and Odion Ighalo

Gernot Rohr laments Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo exit from Super Eagles

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has described the retirement of both Captain Mikel Obi and striker Odion Ighalo from international football at the close of the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) as a bitter pill to swallow, even as he commended both players for their meritorious services to the Super Eagles.
Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo has warned South Africa not to expect the same Nigeria performance as the qualifiers when they clash in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Wednesday.

Afcon: Odion Ighalo named in Caf best eleven

Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo has been named in the CAF Best Eleven in just concluded 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo has warned South Africa not to expect the same Nigeria performance as the qualifiers when they clash in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Wednesday.

Afcon: Odion Ighalo wins top scorer award, makes Best XI

Ighalo with five goals to his name finished ahead of big guns like Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mane who both finished on three goals respectively for Algeria and Senegal.
Senegal midfielder Idrissa Gueye is eager to welcome Sadio Mane into the squad after he missed their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations game against Tanzania on Sunday.

Sadio Mane would swap Champions League win for Afcon crown

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane claims he would happily trade his Champions League winners’ medal for Africa Cup of Nations glory with Senegal.
Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has ruled out a buy-to-sell move for James Rodriguez this summer, stating that the club are not in the human trafficking business.

James Rodriguez: I still don’t know where I’ll go

James Rodriguez admits he does not know where he will be playing club football next season but insists he is fully focused on Colombia's Copa America campaign.
Liverpool will be without Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane for the start of the Premier League season, claims Lauren, with Africa Cup of Nations duty set to delay their return to domestic duty.

Lauren: Liverpool will start season without Mo Salah, Sadio Mane

Liverpool will be without Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane for the start of the Premier League season, claims Lauren, with Africa Cup of Nations duty set to delay their return to domestic duty.

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has relocated the collation of results of Bayelsa State governorship election in Nembe, Southern Ijaw Local Government Areas to its headquarters in Yenagoa under heavy security.

Bayelsa election: Officials relocate collation of Nembe, Southern Ijaw results to INEC headquarters

The Independent National Electoral Commission has relocated the collation of results of Bayelsa State governorship election in Nembe, Southern Ijaw Local Government Areas to its headquarters in Yenagoa under heavy security.
Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education, told newsmen on Sunday in Kaduna that the review would enable the Commission to determine areas requiring legislative action before the 2023 elections.

Bayelsa/Kogi elections: INEC condemns violence, assures voters of fair, credible conclusion

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed concern about some reported cases of violence in the Saturday governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi governorship elections.
Google employees are holding a sit-in at offices around the world to protest alleged retaliation against workers.

Google enters battle for cloud gaming market

Ever-expanding Google becomes a gaming company Tuesday with the launch of its Stadia cloud service that lets people play console-quality video games on a web browser or smartphone.
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Here are photographs of Governor Yahaya Bello expecting the final verdict.

Bayelsa guber: Armed thugs delay collation of votes in PDP candidate’s local council

Some armed thugs held officials of the electoral commission, INEC, hostage in one of the wards in Kolokuma Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, thereby delaying final collation of results, an official and an election observer said.