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Bordeaux manager Jean-Louis Gasset has explained his reason for handing Samuel Kalu a starting berth in the the club’s 1-0 away win against Stade Rennes on Friday.

Samuel Kalu scores, John Boye bags assist as Metz secure victory over Bordeaux

Samuel Kalu found the back of the net while John Boye provided an assist as Metz secured a 2-1 victory over Bordeaux in Saturday’s Ligue 1 game.
Italian club Torino's league game on Friday against Sassuolo has been postponed because of a coronavirus outbreak in the club, the Lega Serie A confirmed.

Coronavirus: Torino game against Sassuolo postponed

Italian club Torino’s league game on Friday against Sassuolo has been postponed because of a coronavirus outbreak in the club, the Lega Serie A confirmed.
Leganes will listen to offers for Nigeria defender Kenneth Omeruo this summer.

Kenneth Omeruo wants Leganes to continue impressive league form

Kenneth Omeruo says it is important for Leganes to continue their impressive run of form to boost their chances of securing promotion at the end of the season.
Henry Onyekuru scored twice as Galatasaray beat Gaziantep 2-1 in their Turkish Super Lig clash at the Gaziantep Stadyumu on Friday.

Galatasaray to pay €4.3 million for Henry Onyekuru

Henry Onyekuru could join Turkish Super Lig outfit Galatasaray permanently for €4.3m in the summer.

Isaac Success returns to full training at Watford, Tom Dele-Bashiru still out

Nigeria forward Isaac Success has resumed first-team training at Watford after recovering a lengthy injury layoff.
Nigeria forward Henry Onyekuru is delighted to score for Galatasaray on his return to the Turk Telecom Stadium

Henry Onyekuru scores for Galatasaray again

“What a week! Happy to be back in the stadium 🏟 and contribute with another goal! All praises to God! ⚽️🤟🏽 ,” Onyekuru tweeted after the game. g
Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala scored two goals as Barcelona Ladies hammered Real Madrid 4-1 in Sunday’s league clash.

Asisat Oshoala bags brace again as Barcelona thrash Real Madrid

Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala scored two goals as Barcelona Ladies hammered Real Madrid 4-1 in Sunday’s league clash.
Atletico Madrid forward Luis Suarez was back among the goals to help his side to a 3-1 win at home to Elche on Saturday, taking them three points clear at the top of La Liga.

Diego Simeone: I knew what Luis Suarez would bring to Atletico Madrid

The Atletico Madrid striker is La Liga’s joint-second top scorer this season, tied with his former team-mate Lionel Messi on 11 goals. Only Sevilla’s Youssef En-Nesyri has more, though both players have played more games than Suarez.
Stoke City manager Michael O'Neill has showered encomium on John Obi Mikel for his performance in their 1-0 victory over Rotherham United in Saturday’s Championship game.

Will Hughes: Mikel Obi made Stoke City game difficult for Watford

There was no goal in the encounter until the hour mark when Troy Deeney broke the deadlock from the penalty spot before Senegal international Ismaila Sarr doubled the lead to render Steven Fletcher’s late strike a mere consolation goal.
Everton midfielder Alex Iwobi has expressed his appreciation of Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta for helping his development at the North London club.

Alex Iwobi thrilled to score again after 15-month wait

Everton winger Alex Iwobi is delighted to end his goal drought after scoring in the side’s 2-1 away win against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Tuesday night.
William Troost-Ekong has called on his Watford teammates to put their FA Cup elimination behind and focus on championship games.

William Troost-Ekong turns attention to league campaign after FA Cup exit

Scott Mctominay’s early strike for the record English champions ended the Hornets’ involvement in the competition and also handed Watford their 10th consecutive defeat at Old Trafford in all competitions, scoring just three goals in total.
Ireland-born Nigerian striker Jonathan Afolabi who is on-loan to Dundee FC from Celtic, received ‘vile’ online racist abuse following Saturday’s 3-2 Scottish Cup win over Lowland League side Bonnyrigg Rose.

Nigerian striker suffers racist abuse in Scottish Cup game

Ireland-born Nigerian striker Jonathan Afolabi who is on-loan to Dundee FC from Celtic, received ‘vile’ online racist abuse following Saturday’s 3-2 Scottish Cup win over Lowland League side Bonnyrigg Rose.
Club Brugge head Coach Phillipe Clement has confirmed that Super Eagles winger Emmanuel Dennis is injured and didn’t take part in training for two days.

Club Brugge boss confirms Emmanuel Dennis injury

Club Brugge head Coach Phillipe Clement has confirmed that Super Eagles winger Emmanuel Dennis is injured and didn’t take part in training for two days.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has described Manchester United’s 0-0 draw with Manchester City as his side's best performance against their city rivals during his tenure.

Manchester United confident enough to go on to win League Cup – manager

Manchester United are playing confidently and should be able to win the League Cup, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Tuesday.
Super Eagles forward Moses Simon has promised Nantes supporters that the team will bounce back from their disappointing draw against Saint Etienne.

Moses Simon set for 40th Ligue 1 appearance

Moses Simon will look to make his 40th Ligue 1 appearance for Nantes in Wednesday’s (today) away clash against Lyon at the Groupama Stadium.
Joe Aribo provided an assist to help Rangers extend their unbeaten run in the Scottish Premiership following a 3-1 victory over Motherwell on Saturday.

Joe Aribo helps Rangers extend Scottish Premiership unbeaten run

Joe Aribo provided an assist to help Rangers extend their unbeaten run in the Scottish Premiership following a 3-1 victory over Motherwell on Saturday.
Second-placed Bayern Munich are eager to stamp their authority on the Bundesliga with a win at current leaders Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday in their third top-of-the-table clash already this season.

Bayern Munich keen to win at table toppers Leverkusen

Second-placed Bayern Munich are eager to stamp their authority on the Bundesliga with a win at current leaders Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday in their third top-of-the-table clash already this season.
After former coach Lucien Favre was sacked on Sunday, Dortmund are looking to bounce back from a humiliating 5-1 defeat to Stuttgart which saw them drop out of the top four and cost the Swiss coach his job.

Borussia Dortmund out to reverse slump after Lucien Favre dismissal

New Borussia Dortmund boss Edin Terzic will make his debut in the dugout when his team travel to Werder Bremen on Tuesday, with the crisis-hit Bundesliga giants looking to pick up their first win in four league games.
Former Nigeria U-23 international Umar Sadiq has opened his goal-scoring account with his Spanish Segunda (second division) team UD Almeria.

Spain: Umar Sadiq scores winner in Almeria’s away win at Alcorcon

Umar Sadiq came off the bench to score the winning goal as Almeria beat their hosts Alcorcon 1-0 at the Estadio Santo Domingo on Sunday night.
Paul Onuachu grabbed his third brace of the season while Cyriel Dessers scored as Genk secured a 4-2 victory over Royal Antwerp in Sunday’s Belgian First Division A-game.

Paul Onuachu, Cyriel Dessers on target as Genk extend unbeaten run vs Antwerp

Onuachu has been delivering eye-catching performances in front of goal in the current campaign and again shone at Luminus Arena.
Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti believes Alex Iwobi needs more confidence to play in the wingback position for Everton.

Alex Iwobi stars as Everton hold Burnley

Alex Iwobi shone as Everton played out a 1-1 draw against Burnley in Saturday’s Premier League game.
Felix Owolabi has advised Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr to build his team around Napoli forward Victor Osimhen, who he described as a ‘matchmaker.’

Napoli establish Individual training, therapy for Victor Osimhen

Osimhen continues to work separately and received therapy for his shoulder injury. The Nigerian centre-forward worked on his fitness in the gym and will not be back in action this

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Chelsea’s new manager, Thomas Tuchel, has revealed why he fell out with the former club, Paris Saint-Germain over players’ transfers.

Thomas Tuchel makes Premier League history in Chelsea vs Manchester United draw

Chelsea and Manchester United settled for a goalless draw in an encounter at Stamford Bridge that saw goal opportunities come at a premium.
According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

Bandits kill 97 people in Kaduna in February

The state's Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said on Sunday, February 28, 2021 that the latest attacked happened in Igabi and Kajuru local government areas of the state.
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has tasked the Kogi State Governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello on the need to sustain his current onslaught against criminality in the state.

Ex-President Obasanjo urges Bello to sustain fight against criminality

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has tasked the Kogi State Governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello on the need to sustain his current onslaught against criminality in the state.
“At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.

Bandits attack community hosting IDPs in Sokoto

Suspected bandits have attacked Gatawa town in Sabon Birni local government of Sokoto state, killing three persons, including a 7-year old internally dispaced person (IDP).
Romelu Lukaku scored after 33 seconds and then set up a second as Inter Milan beat Genoa 3-0 to extend their lead at the top of the Serie A table on Sunday.

Serie A: Romelu Lukaku helps Inter pull seven points clear

Romelu Lukaku scored after 33 seconds and then set up a second as Inter Milan beat Genoa 3-0 to extend their lead at the top of the Serie A table on Sunday.

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Facebook has accused Apple of privacy shortcomings and abusing its market power after the iPhone maker took a swipe at the social media platform’s data collection practices.

Australian parliament passes media reforms after last-ditch changes

Australia’s parliament passed a law on Thursday to make Alphabet Inc’s Google and Facebook Inc pay media companies for content on their platforms in reforms that countries such as Britain and Canada are looking to replicate.
American golfing icon Tiger Woods has been taken to hospital with what reports called “multiple leg injuries” after his car somersaulted in a crash.

Tiger Woods will not face charges over crash

Tiger Woods will not face any criminal charges following his single-car crash on Tuesday that left him with serious injuries.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants his players to shun talks about them gunning for the title this season.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Manchester United players know I’m a bad loser

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has said he’s the worst loser at the club.
Iran’s envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency, Kazem Gharibabadi, said it had ended implementation of the so-called Additional Protocol at midnight (2030 GMT) on Monday. The agreement allowed the IAEA to carry out short-notice inspections.

Iran’s rulers close ranks, raise pressure on Joe Biden to lift sanctions

An Iranian government newspaper warned on Tuesday that overly radical actions in the nuclear wrangling with the West may lead to the country’s isolation after Tehran ended snap inspections by United Nations inspectors.
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LASU NASU, SSANU suspend strike

The Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Lagos State University (LASU) Chapter, on Thursday suspended an indefinite strike over outstanding arrears of minimum wage and other demands.