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Lewis Hamilton set for knighthood after historic seventh title

Lewis Hamilton is set to be awarded a knighthood in the New Year’s Honours list after clinching his seventh Formula One World Championship and equalling the overall tally of Michael Schumacher
Christian Eriksen says his decision to run down his contract at Tottenham made him a “black sheep” at the Premier League club.

Christian Eriksen can leave in January – Inter chief

Denmark international Eriksen arrived in Milan last January, billed as the man to provide a creative spark that could prompt a Serie A title challenge at the Giuseppe Meazza.
North Macedonia will go to a major tournament for the first time in their history after a Goran Pandev goal gave the Balkan nation a 1-0 win away to Georgia in their Euro 2020 qualifying play-off final on Thursday.

North Macedonia secure historic qualification for Euro 2020

North Macedonia will go to a major tournament for the first time in their history after a Goran Pandev goal gave the Balkan nation a 1-0 win away to Georgia in their Euro 2020 qualifying play-off final on Thursday.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Yakubu Aiyegbeni: Gernot Rohr is the worst coach in Nigeria history

Yakubu Aiyegbeni believes coach Gernot Rohr and a significant proportion of Nigeria's national team players are not fit to wear the famous green and white shirt in the wake of their outing against Sierra Leone.
Aston Villa winger Jack Grealish insists he needs to star at a major tournament before he is worthy of comparisons to England legend Paul Gascoigne.

Jack Grealish plays down Gascoigne comparison

Aston Villa winger Jack Grealish insists he needs to star at a major tournament before he is worthy of comparisons to England legend Paul Gascoigne.
Manchester City youngster Phil Foden opened his England account with a double deposit as Gareth Southgate’s charges ended their Nations League campaign on a high with a 4-0 victory over 10-man Iceland.

Phil Foden impresses in England’s victory vs Iceland

Manchester City youngster Phil Foden opened his England account with a double deposit as Gareth Southgate’s charges ended their Nations League campaign on a high with a 4-0 victory over 10-man Iceland.
Football fans could be allowed back into stadiums as early as next month.

Football fans could return to stadiums before Christmas

Premier League and Football League clubs could welcome supporters back into stadiums in December under plans drawn up by the Government, according to Sportsmail.
Manchester City Forward, Raheem Sterling has advised fans who racially abused Danny Rose during England’s encounter with Montenegro to get some education.

Two Premier League stars out of England vs Iceland match

Jordan Henderson and Raheem Sterling will miss England’s Nations League fixture against Iceland on Wednesday, the Football Association has announced.
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Gareth Southgate: Premier League must rethink option to use five substitutes

England’s Premier League must reconsider its position on limiting clubs to making only three substitutions per match as injuries mount amid a congested schedule, national team boss Gareth Southgate has said.
Early goals by Youri Tielemans and Dries Mertens earned Belgium a comfortable 2-0 victory over England as they strengthened their grip on top spot in Nations League Group A2 in Leuven on Sunday.

Belgium downs England hope for the knockout stage of Nations League

Harry Kane’s effort was cleared off the line by Romelu Lukaku, Belgium remain tactical sound despite England have the larger ball possession in the encounter, England is guaranteed to finish third, with Belgium and Denmark playing for a place in the finals – Gareth Southgate will have to use the fixture with Iceland to look for solutions for next summer’s European Championships, where England will hope to compete with the likes of Belgium for the trophy.
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford has been praised for his free school meals campaign by former Old Trafford club-mate Romelu Lukaku.

Romelu Lukaku praises Marcus Rashford for ‘beautiful’ free school meals campaign

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford has been praised for his free school meals campaign by former Old Trafford club-mate Romelu Lukaku.
Hungary qualified for the Euro 2020 finals with a thrilling 2-1 comeback win over Iceland thanks to a late equaliser from Loic Nego and a stoppage-time winner by Dominik Szoboszlai.

Hungary reach Euro finals with last-gasp win over Iceland

Hungary qualified for the Euro 2020 finals with a thrilling 2-1 comeback win over Iceland thanks to a late equaliser from Loic Nego and a stoppage-time winner by Dominik Szoboszlai.
Sierra Leone

AFCONQ: Sierra Leone confident ahead of Nigeria double-header

Sierra Leone’s prodigal coach John Kiester, is exuding confidence in his side as he unveiled a list of 23 players, including 14 foreign-based ones, for the Leone Stars double header against Nigeria in the frame of Cameroon 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
England manager Gareth Southgate has confirmed that Joe Gomez withdrawn from the squad due to a knee injury he suffered in training on Wednesday.

England confirm Joe Gomez has suffered knee injury

England manager Gareth Southgate has confirmed that Joe Gomez withdrawn from the squad due to a knee injury he suffered in training on Wednesday.
Hungary coach Marco Rossi has tested positive for Covid-19, the Hungarian football association (MLSZ) said Wednesday, a day ahead of his team’s Euro 2020 play-off final with Iceland.

Hungary coach tests positive for coronavirus

Hungary coach Marco Rossi has tested positive for Covid-19, the Hungarian football association (MLSZ) said Wednesday, a day ahead of his team’s Euro 2020 play-off final with Iceland.
Trent Alexander-Arnold has fired a warning shot to Liverpool’s Premier League title rivals, claiming that the Reds are up for the challenge of a fight.

Trent Alexander-Arnold out of England matches after injury

Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold will miss England’s upcoming UEFA Nations League games after picking up an injury late in his team’s 1-1 draw at Manchester City on Sunday.
Former Arsenal star, Jack Wilshere, regrets joining West Ham.

Jack Wilshere regrets joining West Ham

Former Arsenal star, Jack Wilshere, regrets joining West Ham.
Major Chinese stock indices on Friday ended mixed, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.05 per cent, at 3,083.79 points.

Asia Pacific stocks rise as investors await US election results

Shares in Asia Pacific rose modestly on Wednesday as U.S. President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden were locked in a fierce battle for the White House.

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Afenifere: Nigeria becoming ungovernable

Pan-Yoruba sociocultural group, Afenifere, on Thursday declared that Nigeria is on the brink of collapse, insisting that the country must restructure to survive the near precipice.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor orders compulsory drug test for council election contestants

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has directed all cleared contestants in the forthcoming local government elections scheduled to hold January 16 to be subjected to a compulsory drug test.
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Senator Lawan urges South Africa to secure business interests of Nigerians

President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan has urged the South African authorities to reciprocate Nigerian Government’s gesture by ensuring that business interests of Nigerians in South Africa are secured.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu

INEC chief wants Senate to accelerate Electoral Act amendment

The nominee for the position of Chairperson for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has appealed to the National Assembly to expeditiously pass the Electoral Act Amendment Bill before the end of first quarter of 2021.
Zlatan Ibrahimović has signed a new one-year deal to stay with Milan for the 2020-21 season.

Swedish FA: Zlatan Ibrahimovic in talks about restarting international career

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is in talks with Sweden head coach Janne Andersson about a potential return to the national team, the Swedish Football Association said Thursday.