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Steven Gerrard is going to be “a top, top, top manager”, says Jermain Defoe, with the Liverpool legend expected to enhance his reputation at Rangers before moving on to another prestigious post.

Steven Gerrard confident Rangers will continue with unbeaten run

Steven Gerrard is confident Rangers can continue to rise to the challenge this season as they look to maintain their unbeaten run in the coming weeks.
Real Sociedad snatched qualification for the last 32 of the Europa League in the final seconds on Thursday after Willian Jose’s late leveller in a 1-1 draw at Napoli and AZ Alkmaar’s shock 2-1 defeat at Rijeka allowed the Spanish side to progress.

Real Sociedad, Napoli squeeze through to Europa League last 32

Real Sociedad snatched qualification for the last 32 of the Europa League in the final seconds on Thursday after Willian Jose’s late leveller in a 1-1 draw at Napoli and AZ Alkmaar’s shock 2-1 defeat at Rijeka allowed the Spanish side to progress.
England have been drawn alongside Poland, Hungary, Albania, Andorra and San Marino in Group I as UEFA completed the draw for World Cup qualifying on Monday.

England drawn with Poland, Belgium grouped with Wales in UEFA World Cup qualifiers

England have been drawn alongside Poland, Hungary, Albania, Andorra and San Marino in Group I as UEFA completed the draw for World Cup qualifying on Monday.
Goalkeeper Alisson Becker added to Liverpool’s long injury list as Caoimhin Kelleher was handed his Champions League debut for Ajax’s visit to Anfield on Tuesday night.

Alisson Becker adds to Liverpool injury woes

Goalkeeper Alisson Becker added to Liverpool’s long injury list as Caoimhin Kelleher was handed his Champions League debut for Ajax’s visit to Anfield on Tuesday night.
New D’Tigers coach, Mike Brown, named Ike Iroegbu, Ike Diogu, Obi Emegano, Keith Omoerah, and Mike Gbinije as his starting five in his first match in charge against the South Sudan on Thursday in the first game of Group D qualifiers taking place in Kigali, Rwanda.

D’Tigers beat South Sudan in 2021 AfroBasket qualifiers match

New D’Tigers coach, Mike Brown, named Ike Iroegbu, Ike Diogu, Obi Emegano, Keith Omoerah, and Mike Gbinije as his starting five in his first match in charge against the South Sudan on Thursday in the first game of Group D qualifiers taking place in Kigali, Rwanda.
D’Tigers have confirmed their place in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games after beating China 86-73 at the FIBA World Cup game played at the Gyangzhou Gymnasium, China.

D’Tigers chase 2012 FIBA AfroBasket place to Kigali

Nigeria’s men national basketball team, D’Tigers, will begin the quest to qualify for the 2021 FIBA AfroBasket tournament on Thursday when they square up against South Sudan at the Kigali Arena.
Joe Aribo and Leon Balogun returned to club duties and featured as Rangers moved 11 points clear of Celtic at the top of the Scottish Premiership with a resounding 4-0 win against Aberdeen on Sunday.

Joe Aribo, Leon Balogun helps Rangers thrash Aberdeen, extend lead over Celtic

Joe Aribo and Leon Balogun returned to club duties and featured as Rangers moved 11 points clear of Celtic at the top of the Scottish Premiership with a resounding 4-0 win against Aberdeen on Sunday.
Arsenal captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, has thanked Tottenham fullback, Serge Aurier, for his support over his Gambian airport frustrations.

Mikel Arteta talks to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after Gambia airport incident

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has told Gabon captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to take sleeping in a Gambian airport as an experience.
Arsenal captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, has thanked Tottenham fullback, Serge Aurier, for his support over his Gambian airport frustrations.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: CAF needs to take responsibility after Gambian airport treatment

Arsenal and Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has called on the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to take responsibility for the failure of logistics that saw his national men’s team, the Panthers of Gabon stranded at the airport in Gambia for six hours.
Gabon players were held at a Gambia airport for six hours before their game in the nation

AFCONQ: How Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, teammates slept on Gambia airport floor

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and his Gabon teammates were forced to spend the night sleeping on the airport floor ahead of their vital 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Gambia.
Scotland beat Serbia on penalties on Thursday to qualify for Euro 2020 and secure a place at what will be their first major tournament in 23 years.

Scotland win on penalties to qualify for Euro 2020

Scotland beat Serbia on penalties on Thursday to qualify for Euro 2020 and secure a place at what will be their first major tournament in 23 years.
Tom Saintfiet

Gambia’s Tom Saintfiet delighted to resume AFCON qualifiers

The Gambia coach Tom Saintfiet has expressed his happiness and relief at the return of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Finidi George says the scheduling of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations is bad news for most European teams.

Finidi George: Why Super Eagles lost to Italy at 1994 World Cup

Former Nigeria international Finidi George has revealed some of the reasons that led to the Super Eagles painful exit at the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the United States.
David Alaba is refusing to be distracted by questions over his future and said Bayern Munich are travelling to Lisbon for their Champions League quarter-final against Barcelona with nothing to fear.

David Alaba: Bayern Munich ‘won’t hide’ against Barcelona

David Alaba is refusing to be distracted by questions over his future and said Bayern Munich are travelling to Lisbon for their Champions League quarter-final against Barcelona with nothing to fear.
Sochaux have officially completed the signing of Florentin Pogba in a deal that runs until 2023.

Florentin Pogba officially signs for Sochaux

Sochaux have officially completed the signing of Florentin Pogba in a deal that runs until 2023.
Taribo West

Taribo West: Nigeria players slept with women at 1998 World Cup

Legendary Nigerian defender Taribo West says women were snuck into the Super Eagles camp at the 1998 FIFA World Cup in France.
Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

WCQ: Super Eagles drawn in ‘soft group’ in qualifying campaign

Nigeria have been drawn to square up against Cape Verde, Central African Republic (CAR) and Liberia in the penultimate round of the qualifying race for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals.
Enyimba have been dumped out of CAF Champions League by Sudan’s Al–Hilal after a 1-0 victory in Omdurman on Sunday.

Rangers, Enyimba lose CAF Cup group openers

Nigerian contenders Enugu Rangers and Enyimba were both beaten by north African clubs on Sunday as the CAF Confederation Cup group phase kicked off.

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