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Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has admitted the club expects more from Wilfried Zaha.

Roy Hodgson: Crystal Palace have no desire to sell Wilfried Zaha

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson is unruffled with the speculation surrounding Wilfried Zaha, insisting the club has no intention of selling him.
Wilfried Zaha may be sparking talk of interest from Manchester United, but Crystal Palace have a plan to keep him at Selhurst Park.

Roy Hodgson: Wilfried Zaha must respect his contract with Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has urged Wilfried Zaha to respect the long-term contract he signed with the Eagles, as another transfer window draws near.
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara

Ivory Coast president says he will run in 2020 election if former leaders run

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara said on Saturday he would run for a third term if his predecessors decided to compete in the 2020 election, a vote seen as a major test of stability for the country after two civil wars this century.
Enyimba rock solid defender Ifeanyi Anaemena insists that the People’s Elephant are not under pressure to win the elusive CAF Confederations Cup this season.

Ifeanyi Anaemena: Enyimba not under pressure to deliver CAF Confederations Cup title

Enyimba rock solid defender Ifeanyi Anaemena insists that the People’s Elephant are not under pressure to win the elusive CAF Confederations Cup this season.
Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand believes Tottenham Hotspur right-back Serge Aurier is the main beneficiary of Jose Mourinho’s arrival.

Rio Ferdinand: Tottenham’s Serge Aurier is the main beneficiary of Jose Mourinho’s arrival

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand believes Tottenham Hotspur right-back Serge Aurier is the main beneficiary of Jose Mourinho’s arrival.
Former Liverpool forward El-Hadji Diouf has drawn similarities between Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane and how they complement each other's performances.

Mo Salah, Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang nominated for African Player of the Year award

Mohamed Salah is targeting a third consecutive African Player of the Year trophy after being named on the preliminary list of nominees for the 2019 award.
2 Face Idibia with his Legendary award alongside Kenny Ogungbe.

AFRIMA: Awilo, 2Face Idibia receives Legendary awards

Winners have emerged at the 6th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.
Winners have emerged at the 6th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. Lai Mohammed

Tiwa, Burna Boy, Wizkid, 2Baba shine at 6th AFRIMA awards

Winners have emerged at the 6th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. Winners were announced in...
Lyle Foster celebrates goal during the 2019 U23 Olympic Qualifier 2020 match between South Africa and Zimbabwe at the Orlando Stadium, Soweto on the 06 September 2019 ©Muzi Ntombela-BackpagePix

South Africa book Olympic ticket as Egypt claim AFCON U23 crown

David Notoane’s troops booked their place at next year’s world showpiece with a 6-5 penalty shootout win over Ghana in the Africa U23 Cup of Nations on Friday.g

Yaya Toure names Nemanja Matic as his toughest opponent

The former Ivory Coast international, who spent eight years with the Citizens before leaving last year, won three Premier League titles, two FA Cups as well as League Cup and Community Shield trophies.
Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations, coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday. 7

Henry Nwosu slams NFF after Nigeria miss out on Tokyo Olympics ticket

Henry Nwosu has slammed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) after the Olympic Eagles failed to reach the semi-final of the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

U23 Eagles out of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Nigeria will not be one of Africa’s representatives at the 2020 Olympic Games after crashing out of the ongoing U23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations, coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday. 6

AFCON U-23: Nigeria in must-win battle against South Africa

Nigeria U-23 team must not lose in their third Group B game against South Africa in their 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations at the Al Salam in Cairo, Egypt.
Former Ivory Coast international Didier Drogba was evasive when asked about his ambition to run as president of the Ivorian Football Federation (IFF).

Chelsea legend eyes top Ivorian FA job

Chelsea legend and former Cote d’Ivoire captain, Didier Drogba, is favourable to secure the top job of his country’s football body.
Thierry Henry has instructed Arsenal supporters to “forget” about the price Nicolas Pepe was signed for and instead seek to back the attacker.

Thierry Henry urges Arsenal fans to forget Nicolas Pepe’s price

The Ivory Coast international became one of Europe’s most sought-after talents last term thanks to 22 goals for Lille, but he has made a sluggish start to life at the Emirates Stadium following a £72 million ($93m) summer transfer.
Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations, coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday. 7

Olympic Eagles star reacts after helping Nigeria beat Zambia

Olympic Eagles captain Azubuike Okechukwu has reacted after helping Nigeria U23 to beat to Zambia 3-1 in their second Group B game at the Al Salam Stadium on Tuesday night.
Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations, coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday. 6

U23 AFCON: Taiwo Awoniyi seals victory for Nigeria over Zambia

The Nigeria U-23 team are back in contention at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt as they romped to a 3-1 victory over their counterparts from Zambia on Tuesday.
Super Eagles Head Coach Gernot Rohr is pushing for CAF to postpone the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and Benin Republic, earlier scheduled for November 13.

Gernot Rohr, NFF disagree on player selection

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has explained that he left out Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) players, from his squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches, because they are not fit enough.

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Court orders final forfeiture of hospital facility owned by Imo APC Reps member

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital has ordered the final forfeiture of a multi-million-naira hospital facility allegedly belonging to the House of Representatives member representing Ideato North and South Federal constituency, Pascal Obi.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

NHRC calls for arrest, trial of security operatives involved in ‘court invasion’

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

US Supreme Court blocks plans to bring back federal death penalty

The highest court in the U.S. blocked plans to bring back the death penalty on a federal level on Friday, days before a planned execution.
A woman in northern India who was on her way to a court hearing of a rape case she had filed months ago was set on fire Thursday morning by five men.

Indian gang rape victim set on fire on way to court, dies

A woman in northern India who was on her way to a court hearing of a rape case she had filed months ago was set on fire Thursday morning by five men.