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Gareth Southgate: I invited Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori on merit

England Manager Gareth Southgate has explained why the duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori were invited for this month’s Euro qualifiers against Bulgaria and Czech Republic.
Nigeria’s Chukwuebuka Enekwechi joined the list of athletes that will compete in the final of the shot put event of the 2019 IAAF World Championships.

Doha 2019: Chukwuebuka Enekwechi qualifies for final

Nigeria’s Chukwuebuka Enekwechi joined the list of athletes that will compete in the final of the shot put event of the 2019 IAAF World Championships.
Nigeria U23 team, first choice goalkeeper Abubakar Adamu, has downplayed the rivalry among the invited goalkeepers in the Eagles B camp, ahead of this weekend’s CHAN 2020 qualifier against Togo.

U-23 AFCON: Nigeria to battle Zambia, South Africa

Nigeria’s Under 23 side will face Zambia, South Africa and Cote d Ivoire in Group B of this year’s U-23 Nations Cup holding in Egypt.
Nigeria’s Super Falcons who beat Algeria home and away to zoom into the next round of the 2020 Olympic qualifiers were each paid N65, 000.

FIFA knocks Falcons over poor showing in France

World Soccer Ruling body, FIFA, under the aegis of its Technical Study Group (TSG) has given a damning verdict on the performance of the Super Falcons at the recently concluded FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019.
Harry Kane fires home his second penalty of the game to put England into a 4-0 lead. Nick Potts-PA

Euro 2020: Harry Kane keeps England on course

Harry Kane kept England on course to qualify for Euro 2020 as the skipper’s hat-trick inspired a 4-0 demolition of Bulgaria on Saturday.
Crvena Zvezda, Olympiacos and GNK Dinamo are now in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League, with the last three play-offs decided on Wednesday.

UEFA Champions League 2019/20 group stage draws

Real Madrid will face Paris Saint-Germain, while defending champions Liverpool have been paired with Napoli, Salzburg and Genk in the Champions League group stage this season.
Nigeria’s Flying Eagles have reached the semi-finals in the ongoing 12th All Africa Games after a 2-2 draw against Morocco, in their last Group A encounter in Rabat on Friday evening.

Flying Eagles reach semi-finals after 2-2 draw with Morocco

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles have reached the semi-finals in the ongoing 12th All Africa Games after a 2-2 draw against Morocco, in their last Group A encounter in Rabat on Friday evening.
Flying Eagles head coach Paul Aigbogun has asserted that his players have learned from their mistakes ahead of their final group stage encounter of the 2019 Fifa U-20 World Cup in Poland against Ukraine.

African Games: Nigeria’s Flying Eagles through to semi-final

Chinonso Emeka saved the day for Nigeria as the Flying Eagles grabbed a 2-2 draw against Morocco in their final Group A game on Friday night in Rabat.
Flying Eagles head coach Paul Aigbogun has asserted that his players have learned from their mistakes ahead of their final group stage encounter of the 2019 Fifa U-20 World Cup in Poland against Ukraine.

African Games: Flying Eagles beat South Africa 2-1 to top Group A

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles on Tuesday defeated South Africa 2-1 at the ongoing 12th African Games to secure their first three points.
Mo Salah

Afcon: Superstar Salah seeks first goal

Superstar Mohamed Salah gets a second chance to score his first goal at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations when hosts Egypt face the Democratic Republic of Congo in Group A on Wednesday.
Mahmoud Trezeguet scored for hosts Egypt to get a winning start to 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Friday in Cairo.

Egypt defeat Zimbabwe for first victory at 2019 AFCON

Mahmoud Trezeguet scored for hosts Egypt to get a winning start to 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Friday in Cairo.
The Super Falcons on Wednesday boosted Nigeria’s chances of qualifying for the next round in the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in France with a 2-0 victory over South Korea. 56

WWC: Desire Oparanozie hopeful Falcons will qualify for quarter-final

Super Falcons’ captain Desire Oparanozie says she is hopeful of her team getting a quarter-final place at least at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.
Madagascar targets to win all its three fixtures in the group stage of the forthcoming Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt despite losing to Kenya in their last warm-up match in Paris on Friday night.

Madagascar upbeat against Super Eagles after slim loss to Kenya

Madagascar targets to win all its three fixtures in the group stage of the forthcoming Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt despite losing to Kenya in their last warm-up match in Paris on Friday night.
The Super Falcons on Wednesday boosted Nigeria’s chances of qualifying for the next round in the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in France with a 2-0 victory over South Korea. 42

Thomas Dennerby: Super Falcons have chance against France

Super Falcons head coach Thomas Dennerby is confident his side will produce a good performance in today’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Group A clash against hosts France at the Roazhon Park, Rennes.
Javier Aguirre

Javier Aguirre: I will leave if I fail to achieve Egypt’s objective

Egypt head coach Javier Aguirre has made it known that he will resign if he fails to achieve his target at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.
Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala on Wednesday was voted the Player of the Match award after putting up a brilliant display for the Super Falcons in their 2-0 victory against Korea Republic at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Asisat Oshoala: Nigeria were afraid of early exit in Women’s World Cup

Asisat Oshoala has revealed that her side's desire to claim their first win inspired her goal in Nigeria's 2-0 triumph over South Korea in Grenoble on Wednesday.
Super Falcons defender Onome Ebi says team work was behind the team’s victory over Korea Republic at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Onome Ebi reveals secret behind Super Falcons victory over Korea

Super Falcons defender Onome Ebi says team work was behind the team’s victory over Korea Republic at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup.
France are “outsiders” for the Women’s World Cup, according to boss Corinne Diacre, despite the hosts all but securing a place in the knockout stage with victory over Norway.

WWC: France edge past Norway in front of 34,000

France are “outsiders” for the Women’s World Cup, according to boss Corinne Diacre, despite the hosts all but securing a place in the knockout stage with victory over Norway.

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France: Turkish, US decisions will lead to resurgence of Islamic State

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