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Argentina replace injured Manuel Lanzini with River Plate star Enzo Perez

Enzo Perez has been called into the Argentina squad as the replacement for Manuel Lanzini after the West Ham midfielder was ruled out of the World Cup with injury.

World Cup: Argentina name Lionel Messi, Mauro Icardi, Paulo Dybala, Sergio Aguero in 35-man...

Argentine manager Jorge Sampaoli has included five-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi and Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi in his 35-man preliminary squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Five things to look out for in La Liga

Real Madrid will have to overcome a mounting list of injuries and suspensions if they are to keep themselves in the La Liga title race when Sevilla visit the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.

Sevilla’s Eduardo Berizzo has successful surgery for prostate cancer

Sevilla head coach Eduardo Berizzo has successfully undergone surgery for prostate cancer, the Liga club's medical department have announced.

Sevilla coach Eduardo Berizzo to undergo prostate surgery Tuesday

Sevilla head coach Eduardo Berizzo will undergo surgery on Tuesday after being diagnosed with prostate cancer, the LaLiga club have confirmed.

Jurgen Klopp must clear heads for Chelsea challenge

Shellshocked after their capitulation against Sevilla and having been thrashed in two big Premier League clashes this season, Liverpool have their backs to the wall ahead of Chelsea's visit on Saturday.

Real Madrid cruise into last 16, Liverpool blow three-goal lead

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as holders Real Madrid thrashed APOEL 6-0 in Cyprus to reach the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday, while Liverpool blew a three-goal lead in a thriller at Sevilla.

Liverpool not mentally weak despite Sevilla surrender – Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp defended his side’s mental strength despite crumbling under the pressure of an inspired second-half Sevilla comeback to throw away a three-goal lead in Spain on Tuesday.

Sevilla boss Eduardo Berizzo ‘reveals cancer’ at half-time of comeback draw against Liverpool

Sevilla recovered from 3-0 down to draw with Liverpool in the Champions League after the Spanish side's head coach told his players at half-time that he has cancer, according to reports.

Cries of ‘freedom’ as Barca continue record-breaking run

Barcelona continued their record-breaking start to a La Liga season by beating Sevilla 2-1 thanks to Paco Alcacer’s double on Saturday in an atmosphere at the Camp Nou marked by the political upheaval in Catalonia.

WCQ: Argentina, Chile seek advantage in South America race

Lionel Messi and Argentina will seek to maintain the pressure on Chile with a victory over Venezuela on Tuesday as South America’s 2018 World Cup qualifying race enters the home stretch.

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Supplementary polls: Nigerian Army warns against violence in Sokoto

Ahead of Saturday’s supplementary polls to conclude the governorship elections in Sokoto state, the Nigerian Army on Thursday, expressed readiness to check all forms of lawlessness during the exercise.

FIFA bans ex-football chief for life

FIFA on Thursday slapped a lifetime ban on the disgraced former head of Ecuador’s football federation, Luis Chiriboga, after finding him guilty of taking bribes.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NOUN denies paying ex-President Obasanjo as facilitator

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) says it has never made any payment to former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, for services he renders to the institution as one of its facilitators.

Murder: Lawyer asks court to reject her confessional statement

Justice Adedayo Akintoye will on April 11 rule whether or not to conduct a trial-within-trial on the confessional statement made by a female lawyer, Udeme Otike-Odibi, standing trial for the murder of her lawyer-husband, Symphorosa Odibi.
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Police launch manhunt for killers of NYSC members in Bayelsa

The Police in Bayelsa has launched a manhunt for the killers of two National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members in the state.