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Bayern Munich warned the DFB off an approach for Hansi Flick, but Germany's next appointment was always set to be an out-of-work coach.

Bayern Munich are ‘victims’ of Hansi Flick links to Germany job – club president

Bayern Munich are "victims" of the ongoing rumours linking Hansi Flick with the Germany job, according to club president Herbert Hainer.
Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy admits he holds aspirations of coaching Bafana Bafana, but for now, his focus is on conquering the South African domestic league.

Benni McCarthy ready to lead Bafana Bafana to Qatar

The South Africa Football Association (Safa) are in the process of looking for a new head coach after sacking Molefi Ntseki at the end of last month following his failure to qualify the team for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Cameroon.
Bayern Munich aim to put their European heartbreak behind them when they host Union Berlin at the Allianz Arena on Saturday for a Bundesliga clash.

Union Berlin brace for Bayern backlash after PSG defeat

Union Berlin are steeling themselves for a challenging trip to Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga on Saturday as the European champions look to shake off their midweek defeat by Paris Saint-Germain.
Jerome Boateng will stay at Bayern Munich

Tension at Bayern Munich over Jerome Boateng’s exit

Bayern Munich have confirmed 32-year-old centre-back Jerome Boateng will leave when his contract expires at the end of the season, but the decision has sparked obvious tensions behind the scenes.
Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane is adamant his team's inconsistency is not down to an attitude problem in the squad.

Real Madrid boss reacts to Jurgen Klopp’s ‘strange’ remark about ‘proper’ stadiums

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane has replied to Jurgen Klopp’s “strange” stadium remark after Liverpool’s humbling loss on Tuesday.
Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State on Tuesday rewarded the state’s under-18 female handball team with the sum of N3.5 million for winning a recent national tournament in Lagos.

Bayelsa governor gifts female handball winning team N3.5 million

Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State on Tuesday rewarded the state’s under-18 female handball team with the sum of N3.5 million for winning a recent national tournament in Lagos.
Osun United Football Club of Osogbo have been banished to the Ilorin Township Stadium and fined the sum of N300,000 for breaching COVID-19 protocols.

Osun United management suspends head coach, two others

The management of Osun United on Tuesday suspended some members of the team’s coaching crew over poor performance.
Paris Saint-Germain are making a move for Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero.

Rivaldo backs Barcelona move for Sergio Aguero

Rivaldo is backing Barcelona over a move for Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero
Yakubu Aiyegbeni has launched a scathing attack on Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, saying the former Bordeaux manager is one the worst coaches in Nigeria’s football history.

Gernot Rohr: No more invitation of new players to Super Eagles

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, said he is not expecting any new players in his team when Nigeria start the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign in June,
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has praised Anayo Iwuala for his impressive performance in the team’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles boss hails Anayo Iwuala after impressive display

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has praised Anayo Iwuala for his impressive performance in the team’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho.
Arsenal Women head coach Joe Montemurro will leave his role at the end of the current season.

Arsenal Women head coach to leave role at end of season

Montemurro guided the Gunners to their first Women's Super League title in seven years back in 2019, having won the Continental Cup a year earlier. As a result, he was named the WSL's Manager of the Year.
Thierry Henry has revealed that he still harbours ambitions to manage Arsenal, who considered a club legend for the role back in 2018 following the departure of Arsene Wenger.

Thierry Henry ‘available’ as he discusses Celtic job links

Thierry Henry has declared himself "available" while discussing links with the top job at Celtic.
Rangers attacking midfielder Joe Aribo and six other players hit Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers double-header against Benin Republic and Lesotho. 20

AFCONQ: Joe Aribo ruled out of Lesotho clash

Super Eagles midfielder Joe Aribo has been ruled out of today’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against the Crocodiles of Lesotho
Super Eagles German coach Gernot Rohr and the team’s captain Ahmed Musa played a role in crowning the best coach and best men’s player in Thursday’s award ceremony

Nigeria vs Lesotho: Gernot Rohr to make changes in Super Eagles’ squad

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, is set to ring the changes in today’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Crocodiles of Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.
After yet another humbling defeat in the Champions League for Barcelona, coach Ronald Koeman does not seem too optimistic about his side’s progression into the next round of the competition.

Jordi Cruyff: Ronald Koeman has done well at Barcelona in tough circumstances

Ronald Koeman has done well at Barcelona in tough circumstances, according to Jordi Cruyff, who says the head coach has shown "a lot of merit" on and off the pitch.
Germany joined Norway to protest Qatar's human rights record by wearing t-shirts displaying the words 'human rights' ahead of Die Mannschaft's World Cup qualifier against Iceland.

Germany escape FIFA sanction after ‘human rights’ protest

World football’s governing body, FIFA, yesterday said it will not sanction the Germany national team for its T-shirt protest in support of human rights before a World Cup qualifier.
Japanese softball team head coach Reika Utsugi has urged her players to capture Olympic gold on home soil after naming a 15-strong squad for Tokyo 2020.

Japan releases softball squad for Tokyo Olympic Games

Japanese softball team head coach Reika Utsugi has urged her players to capture Olympic gold on home soil after naming a 15-strong squad for Tokyo 2020.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has taken full responsibility for Thursday’s early exit from the Copa del Rey at the hands of Spanish third division side Alcoyano but says the upset is “not a disgrace.”

Juventus considering approach for Zinedine Zidane

Andrea Pirlo’s position as manager of the Old Lady is said to be under threat, with the club currently sitting third in Serie A, 10 points behind leaders Inter Milan.
Ghana boss Charles Kwabla Akonnor has held talks with captain Andre Ayew and striker Jordan Ayew in the United Kingdom concerning the coach's plans for the national team.

Ghana FA supremo: I trust CK Akonnor

Ghana Football Association President Kurt Okraku has denied having any rift with head coach of the Black Stars, CK Akonnor.
Bruno Fernandes has billed Cristiano Ronaldo as “the most skilful player [he has] ever seen”, while the Manchester United midfielder has also recognised the “amazing” qualities of club-mate Marcus Rashford.

Cristiano Ronaldo offered advice on his Juventus future by Portugal boss

Portugal boss Fernando Santos has offered Cristiano Ronaldo advice on his future while insisting that the Juventus superstar doesn't have "any problem in terms of mentality".
Netherlands boss Frank de Boer has admitted that he's unsure whether Virgil van Dijk will be fit for the European Championships this summer.

Netherlands boss unsure whether Virgil van Dijk will be fit for European Championship

Van Dijk has missed the majority of Liverpool's 2020-21 campaign with a serious knee injury, and has only recently been able to return to the training pitch for light individual sessions.
Ahmed Musa and Samuel Chukwueze were the top performers on first day of training as the Super Eagles intensify preparation for Saturday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying tie against Benin Republic.

AFCONQ: Ahmed Musa, Samuel Chukwueze dazzle in Super Eagles’ first training ahead Benin clash

Ahmed Musa and Samuel Chukwueze were the top performers on first day of training as the Super Eagles intensify preparation for Saturday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying tie against Benin Republic.

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Chelsea are making a frantic effort to replace Tammy Abraham with the Bundesliga and Borussia Dortmund striker, Erling Haaland.

Mino Raiola wants Erling Haaland to be 1st £1 millon-a-week player

Mino Raiola is determined to make Erling Haaland the first £1 million-a-week player.
Training nurse Sari Roos prepares a dose of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to teach her air bubble technique in Laakso hospital in Helsinki, Finland March 11, 2021. Picture taken March 11, 2021. REUTERS/Essi Lehto

Israeli study: South African coronavirus variant may evade protection from Pfizer vaccine

The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa may evade the protection provided by Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a real-world data study in Israel found, though its prevalence in the country is very low and the research has not been peer reviewed.
The five governors of the Southeast region, on Sunday, launched Ebubeagu regional security to fight terrorism in the zone. The governors in attendance were, Governor of Abia State, Okezuo Ikpeazu, Anambra, Willie Obiano, Enugu, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Ebonyi, Dave Umahi and the host governor, Hope Uzodinma.

Southeast governors lunches regional security outfit

The five governors of the Southeast region, on Sunday launched Ebubeagu regional security to fight terrorism in the zone.
The UN National Programme Manager, Patience Ekeoba, lamented that the country’s security is weak in handling gender-based matter.

UN expresses worry over violence against women in Nigeria

The UN National Programme Manager, Patience Ekeoba, lamented that the country’s security is weak in handling gender-based matter.

Five killed in Ondo auto crash, robbery attack

No fewer than five lost their lives in Ondo State on Sunday in two separate incidents of a robbery attack and a road accident.

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Paris Saint-Germain are making a move for Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero.

Manchester City’s Kun Aguero ready to join Premier League rivals

It is believed the 33-year-old would be willing to join Spurs this summer, even if they miss out on the Champions League next season.
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Ekiti deputy governor visits community ravaged by rainstorm

The Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, has paid a sympathy visit to the people of Ilupeju Ekiti in Oye Local Government where rainstorm wreaked havoc.

Anambra government reviews security strategy

The Anambra Government has reviewed security strategy, especially at checking points and around various security formations in the state.
Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has listed some communities inKwara and Niger as notorious for smuggling activities over the years.

Customs arrest three smugglers, intercept contrabands worth N786 million

Officers and Men attached to the Zone ‘B’ Strike Force Team of the Nigeria Customs Service have arrested three smugglers and intercepted contraband with a duty paid value of N786,911,648 across the northern region.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Nigeria police deploy SWAT officers to states

The minister of police affairs, Muhammad Dingyadi, says the officers of the special weapons and tactics (SWAT) team have been deployed to state commands.