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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.
Nigeria’s Sand Eagles suffered their worst defeat in FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup after Tuesday’s night 12-2 loss to Brazil in Paraguay.

Sand Eagles suffer worst defeat in Beach Soccer World Cup

Nigeria’s Sand Eagles suffered their worst defeat in FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup after Tuesday’s night 12-2 loss to Brazil in Paraguay.
Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday booked a spot in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup following a 2-1 away win against South African side TS Galaxy.

CAFCC: Enyimba, Rangers get group stage opponents

Enyimba and Rangers will come up against North African oppositions in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup.
Arsenal’s Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts at the end of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on November 9, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Premier League sharpshooters in Africa as CAN qualifying begins

English Premier League sharpshooters Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah flew to Africa this week, seeking goals as 2021 Cup of Nations (CAN) qualifying kicks off.
Cristiano Ronaldo was upset with Maurizio Sarri after he was substituted during the closing stages of Juventus’ victory over Lokomotiv Moscow in the Champions League.

Cristiano Ronaldo upset with Sarri after being substituted during Juventus’ win

Cristiano Ronaldo was upset with Maurizio Sarri after he was substituted during the closing stages of Juventus’ victory over Lokomotiv Moscow in the Champions League.
Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo will not be leaving the Serie A champions anytime soon.

Cristiano Ronaldo happy with ‘more attacking’ Juventus

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo gave coach Maurizio Sarri a vote of confidence on Monday when he said he was happy with the “more attacking” approach the club had adopted since Sarri came on board in the summer.
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.
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.
Barbara Bonansea fired Italy to a remarkable comeback win over Australia after her brace, including a stoppage-time winner, claimed a 2-1 Group C victory on Sunday.

WWC: Barbara Bonansea seals Italy’s comeback win over Australia

Barbara Bonansea fired Italy to a remarkable comeback win over Australia after her brace, including a stoppage-time winner, claimed a 2-1 Group C victory on Sunday.
FIFA Women’s World Cup France

FIFA release the 24 teams squad for the Women World Cup

FIFA has announced the 24 teams squad that will participate in the Women World Cup in France, meet the teams and the 23 players each from each team including the Super Falcons of Nigeria.
Former Nigeria youth international Terry Envoh has hailed the bright start the Nigeria U20 team have made at the ongoing Fifa U20 World Cup in Poland, but he has predicted tougher days ahead for the team.

U20WC: Terry Envoh warns Nigeria U20 team ahead of clash against USA

Former Nigeria youth international Terry Envoh has hailed the bright start the Nigeria U20 team have made at the ongoing Fifa U20 World Cup in Poland, but he has predicted tougher days ahead for the team.
Nigeria’s Flying Eagles produced a dominant performance to thrash Qatar 4-0 in their first Group D match at the U-20 World Cup holding in Poland.

Ayotomiwa Dele-Bashiru: Flying Eagles good enough to win U-20 World Cup in Poland

Flying Eagles midfielder Ayotomiwa Dele-Bashiru believes the team can go far in the competition following their scintillating 4-0 win against Qatar in their first Group D match on Friday at the Tychy Stadium.
Nigeria’s Flying Eagles produced a dominant performance to thrash Qatar 4-0 in their first Group D match at the U-20 World Cup holding in Poland.

U20 World Cup: Nigeria’s Flying Eagles thrash Qatar in Poland

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles produced a dominant performance to thrash Qatar 4-0 in their first Group D match at the U-20 World Cup holding in Poland.
Nicolas Pepe has helped Lille qualify for next season's Uefa Champions League with his brace in their 5-0 thrashing of Angers on Saturday.

Nicolas Pepe’s brace seals UEFA Champions League berth for Lille

Nicolas Pepe has helped Lille qualify for next season's Uefa Champions League with his brace in their 5-0 thrashing of Angers on Saturday.

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Mechanic docked over ‘motorcycle theft’

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A plane carrying four passengers crashed late on Thursday in dense forest in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said.

Plane carrying four passengers crashes in DR Congo

A plane carrying four passengers crashed late on Thursday in dense forest in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said.

Edo guber: Governor Obaseki’s ‘convoy attack’ sponsored by his deputy – Comrade Oshiomhole’s aide

Victor Oshioke, an aide to the suspended All Progressive Congress (APC) National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, who hails from Apana, has debunked the allegations that the attack on Obaseki’s convoy by thugs was sponsored by Oshiomhole.
The eurozone economy on Friday shrank by 12.1 per cent in the second quarter of the year, the EU’s statistical office confirmed.

Eurozone economy contraction confirmed at 12.1% in Q2

The eurozone economy on Friday shrank by 12.1 per cent in the second quarter of the year, the EU’s statistical office confirmed.