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Genk centre-forward Paul Onuachu has appreciated Junya Ito and Theo Bongonda for their assistance in the brace he scored against Cercle Brugge on Saturday.

Genk forward Paul Onuachu thanks teammates after bagging brace vs Cercle Brugge

Genk centre-forward Paul Onuachu has appreciated Junya Ito and Theo Bongonda for their assistance in the brace he scored against Cercle Brugge on Saturday.
Cesar Azpilicueta claims Chelsea deserved more from their trip to Old Trafford to face Manchester United on Sunday, but feels the team will come back stronger after the defeat.

Cesar Azpilicueta: Chelsea ready to beat Tottenham to fight for number one spot

Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta says they are ready to prove why they are London’s number one side against Tottenham Hotspur this weekend.
Manchester City’s Spanish coach Josep Guardiola gestures during the UEFA Champions League group stage football match between Olympiakos and Manchester City, on November 25, 2020 at Georgios-Karaiskakis stadium in Piraeus, near Athens. AFP

Manchester City ease into Champions League last 16

Manchester City booked their place in the last 16 of the Champions League but there were more concerns for Pep Guardiola over his side’s lack of ruthlessness in a 1-0 win at Olympiakos on Wednesday.
Nicolas Pepe was sent off for a stupid headbutt on Ezgjan Alioski. Reuters

Mikel Arteta calls Nicolas Pepe’s behaviour ‘unacceptable’

Nicolas Pepe appeared to headbutt Leeds defender Ezgjan Alioski in an off-the-ball challenge and Arsenal’s club record signing was given a red card in the 51st minute after Anthony Taylor consulted with the video assistant referee.
Lyon’s Zimbabwean forward Tino Kadewere (R) is congratulated by Lteammates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Angers SCO and Olympique Lyonnais, at the Raymond-Kopa Stadium, in Angers, western France, on November 22, 2020. (Photo by JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER / AFP)

Lyon move second in Ligue 1, Montpellier win thriller

Zimbabwe striker Tino Kadewere scored a late winner as Lyon beat Angers 1-0 to move second in Ligue 1, just four points behind leaders Paris Saint-Germain.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 21, 2020 Sassuolo’s Italian head coach Roberto De Zerbi gestures during the Italian Serie A football match Atalanta vs Sassuolo, played at the Atleti Azzurri d’Italia stadium. – Sassuolo is the hit of the fall in Serie A, with play, goals and a second place in the standings, rewarding the recipe concocted by Roberto De Zerbi, coach adept of a happy football. (Photo by Miguel MEDINA / AFP)

Sassuolo go top as Lukaku helps Inter fight back against Torino

Sassuolo took the top spot in Serie A on Sunday with a 2-0 win over Hellas Verona, as Romelu Lukaku scored twice to help Inter Milan fightback from two goals down to beat Torino.
Montpellier beat Strasbourg 4-3 in a dramatic match on Sunday to move level with Monaco in the Ligue 1 table, just four points behind leaders Paris Saint-Germain.

Montpellier win thriller to move joint second in Ligue 1

Montpellier beat Strasbourg 4-3 in a dramatic match on Sunday to move level with Monaco in the Ligue 1 table, just four points behind leaders Paris Saint-Germain.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin continued his excellent scoring form with two goals as Everton returned to winning ways with 3-2 in an absorbing encounter with Fulham.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin brace returns Everton to winning ways at Fulham

Dominic Calvert-Lewin continued his excellent scoring form with two goals as Everton returned to winning ways with 3-2 in an absorbing encounter with Fulham.
Erling Braut Haaland hit a 17-minute hat-trick and finished with four goals as Borussia Dortmund ran out 5-2 winners at Hertha Berlin to move within a point of Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich.

Erling Haaland hits four as Borussia Dortmund crush Hertha Berlin

Erling Braut Haaland hit a 17-minute hat-trick and finished with four goals as Borussia Dortmund ran out 5-2 winners at Hertha Berlin to move within a point of Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich.
Former Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi was in the action again for Stoke City against Huddersfield Town on Saturday.

Stoke City beat Huddersfield Town in seven-goal thriller

The Nigerian midfielder helped his side maintain their good start to the season as they edged Huddersfield in a seven-goal thriller at the Bet 365 stadium on Saturday.
Mabel Okoye scored her first goal in the 2020-21 Spanish Reto Iberdrola season as Madrid II beat Pozuelo Alarcon 2-0 at Matapinonera on Saturday.

Mabel Okoye scores first goal of the season as Madrid CFF record first win

Mabel Okoye scored her first goal in the 2020-21 Spanish Reto Iberdrola season as Madrid II beat Pozuelo Alarcon 2-0 at Matapinonera on Saturday.

Liverpool skipper reportedly likely to miss Leicester match

This comes as a surprise after a report on Wednesday that Liverpool were optimistic about Henderson’s chances of being able to play against Leicester. It could be that they had hope earlier in the week that he would be able to pass a fitness test, only for them to find out in the last 24 hours that it was not going to be the case.
Egypt football legend Essam El Hadary has revealed he would not be coming out of retirement.

Egypt legend Essam El-Hadary denies he will come out of retirement

Over the past week, reports in the media suggested the 47-year-old would return to the beautiful game to represent Egyptian fourth-tier side ZED FC.
Goals from Alvaro Morata, Ferran and Rodri gave Luis Enrique’s side a convincing 3-0 lead at half-time, while Ferran struck again early in the second half and completed his treble with a classy finish.

Spain hammer Germany 6-0 to reach UEFA Nations League final four

Spain forward Ferran Torres scored a first career hat-trick as his side crushed helpless Germany 6-0 at home on Tuesday to storm into the final four of the UEFA Nations League.
First-half goals from Arthur and Richarlison helped Brazil to a 2-0 win over Uruguay, who had Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani sent off in their 2022 World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.

Brazil beat Uruguay as Edinson Cavani sent off

First-half goals from Arthur and Richarlison helped Brazil to a 2-0 win over Uruguay, who had Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani sent off in their 2022 World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.
Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong says the team is hungry and ready for redemption after their shambolic showing against Sierra Leone on Friday.

Gernot Rohr: Why Super Eagles second half collapse in Benin

Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr said his side has learnt from their shocking draw against Sierra Leone and are ready to make amends.
Amaju Pinnick

Amaju Pinnick: Time for Super Eagles to beat Sierra Leone

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has tasked the Super Eagles to beat Sierra Leone 4-0 in Freetown when they battle in their next Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture on Tuesday.
Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong says the team is hungry and ready for redemption after their shambolic showing against Sierra Leone on Friday.

Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles will react against Sierra Leone in Freetown

Gernot Rohr says there will be a reaction from the Super Eagles when they face Leone Stars of Sierra Leone, in the return leg of the Group L 2021 AFCON qualifiers in Freetown on Tuesday.

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Seventy-five members of the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups have been killed by the military across the North East in the last six weeks.

Troops raid terrorists’ hideouts, eliminate five in Borno

Troops of Operation Fire Ball have eliminated five Boko Haram (BHT)/ISWAP terrorists and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition as well as bags of assorted grains in recent attacks on their hideouts in Borno.
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President Buhari condemns ‘insane’ killing of farmers by Boko Haram in Borno

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the killing of farmers on rice fields at Zabarmari in Jere Local Government of Borno, describing the terrorist killings as insane.
The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) on has announced the appointment of Pastor Samuel Sanusi as its new General Secretary- Chief Executive Officer-Designate.

Bible Society appoints new CEO-designate

The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) on has announced the appointment of Pastor Samuel Sanusi as its new General Secretary/ Chief Executive Officer-Designate.
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I paid N3 million ransom before I was freed by kidnappers – doctor

Azubuike Iheanacho, the medical doctor that was kidnapped in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, has revealed that he had to pay a ransom before the abductors freed him.
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Men’s World Cup served off its first spins on Friday, November 13 and there was a shocking loss for Nigeria’s best table tennis player, Quadri Aruna, who was beaten by Slovenian Darko Jorgic.

Aruna Quadri records third league victory with TTC in German Bundesliga

Aruna Quadri returned to winning ways with TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell (TTC) in the Table Tennis Bundesliga as the Nigerian was instrumental to his team’s 3-1 win over TTC OE Bad Homburg at the weekend.