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Former Nigerian goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has asked the Golden Eaglets to forget their previous results against Ivory Coast and go for a win today.

WAFU U17: Ike Shorunmu asks Eaglets to go for win vs Ivory Coast

“Everyone is looking to become champions – right now, they have qualified for the main competition in Morocco. So, they should forget about the last result against Ivory Coast but they should do their best.”
The Head Coach of the Nigeria Golden Eaglets, Fatai Amoo is delighted with his team’s passage to the final of the ongoing 2021 WAFU U-17 championship in Lome, Togo.

Golden Eaglets boss hails players for reaching WAFU 2021 final

Michael Emmanuel Papo’s strike in the 77th minutes was enough to help Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets secure final tickets and qualifications for the 2021 U17 Afcon.
Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong says the team is hungry and ready for redemption after their shambolic showing against Sierra Leone on Friday.

Super Eagles assistant skipper hails Golden Eaglets after AFCON qualification

Super Eagles assistant captain, William Troost-Ekong has congratulated the Golden Eaglets for qualifying for the final of the 2021 WAFU B tournament.
Golden Eaglets Coach Fatai Amoo says his team deserved to qualify for the 2020 U17 WAFU B semi-final in Lome.

Golden Eaglets qualify for WAFU final, U-17 AFCON

Five-time world champions Nigeria zoomed into the final of the WAFU U17 Cup Tournament in Lome, Togo on Friday, following a 1-0 win over Group A winners Burkina Faso at the Stade Kegue.
Golden Eaglets Coach Fatai Amoo says his team deserved to qualify for the 2020 U17 WAFU B semi-final in Lome.

Golden Eaglets coach targets victory against Burkina Faso

Amoo’s tactics has been heavily criticized owing to the team’s performance in the championship; the Eaglets lost their opening game to Ivory Coast and drew against Ghana.
Lyon have announced the signing of Islam Slimani on an 18-month deal from Leicester City which will run until June 2022.

Lyon complete signing of Leicester’s Islam Slimani

The Ligue 1 club moved for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations winner following the departure of Moussa Dembele to Atletico Madrid on an initial loan, with an option to buy.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is considering a move to bring former manager Avram Grant back to Stamford Bridge to work with current Blues boss Frank Lampard.

Roman Abramovich considers Avram Grant return to Chelsea

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is considering a move to bring former manager Avram Grant back to Stamford Bridge to work with current Blues boss Frank Lampard.
Former Barcelona and Manchester City midfielder Yaya Touré appears to have signed for League Two side Leyton Orient.

QPR set to engage Manchester City legend Yaya Toure

Former Manchester City and Barcelona star, Yaya Toure, is taking training with Queens Park Rangers.
Cardiff City defender Sol Bamba has been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Cardiff City’s Sol Bamba diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

In the statement, the club explained: “Cardiff City defender Sol Bamba has been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Embattled President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has survived a second round of investigation into his conduct, giving him a boost in his re-election bid next month.

Akin Adesina: AfDB to mobilise $6.5 billion for great green wall

The African Development Bank President, Akinwunmi Adesina, has said that the bank will mop up $6.5 billion in support for the green wall for a period of five years.
Super Eagles forward Paul Onuachu continues his fine form in the Belgian Jupiler league after scoring for KRC Genk against Kortrijk on Saturday.

Paul Onuachu sets new personal record with 19th goal of the season

Super Eagles forward Paul Onuachu continues his fine form in the Belgian Jupiler league after scoring for KRC Genk against Kortrijk on Saturday.
Sébastien Haller had a successful spell in the Netherlands with Utrecht. Paul Greenwood-BPI-REX-Shutterstock

Ajax complete record signing of Sébastien Haller

It hasn’t been the most successful of moves for the 26-year-old striker, with just 10 goals in his 48 appearances for the club, although he did recently net a goal of the season contender with an overhead kick against Crystal Palace.
Former Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Ike Shorunmu has backed Nigeria to bounce back from the 1 – 0 defeat to Côte d’Ivoire at the ongoing U17 WAFU B championship in Togo.

Ike Shorunmu backs Golden Eaglets to bounce back vs Ghana

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has backed Nigeria to bounce back from the 1 – 0 defeat to Côte d’Ivoire at the ongoing U17 WAFU B championship in Togo.
Japan maintains its lead into 2021 as the world’s most powerful passport.

Japan leads 2021 world’s most powerful passport

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A man is silhouetted against the logo of the World Bank at the main venue for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank annual meeting in Tokyo. REUTERS-Kim Kyung-Hoon

World Bank forecasts 2.7% economic growth for sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa is forecast to experience economic growth of 2.7 per cent in 2021 as it rebounds from its first recession in 25 years, the World Bank said Tuesday.
The Golden Eaglets will face another hurdle on the road to international glory when they will be subjected to another MRI age test in Lome tomorrow afternoon.

WAFU Cup: Golden Eaglets target victory against Ivory Coast

Five-time U17 world champions, Golden Eaglets of Nigeria landed in Lome, Togo, ahead of the West African Football Union (WAFU B) U17 Tournament taking place in Lome.
Chippa dumped former Lesotho star Lehlohonolo Seema after one win in eight league matches and hoped to replace him with Belgian Luc Eymael, who previously had successful stints with two South African clubs.

South African club hire coach they fired three times

Former sports minister Fikile Mbalula reacted to the announcement by telling Chippa they must stop "abusing" Malesela and treating him "like a dog".

African Union opens ‘migration observatory’

The African Migration Observatory, a study platform launched by the African Union to improve migration governance, was inaugurated on Friday in the Moroccan capital Rabat.

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