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Karim Benzema spared Real Madrid's blushes with a match-winning brace in Saturday's 2-1 victory over Eibar at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Zinedine Zidane wants Karim Benzema to play for France

Zinedine Zidane has said Karim Benzema deserves to be recalled for France after the striker’s absence from the national team continued.
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge

Bayern Munich boss Rummenigge angered by France call-up for injured Hernandez

Bayern Munich chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has spoken out against the world champions France after they called up the injured defender Lucas Hernandez for their Euro 2020 qualifiers with Iceland and Turkey.
Antoine Griezmann promised to work on his penalties having joked his wife's absence may have resulted in his spot-kick miss against Albania.

Barcelona star blames wife for missed France penalty

Antoine Griezmann promised to work on his penalties having joked his wife's absence may have resulted in his spot-kick miss against Albania.
France coach Didier Deschamps has expressed concern over the effects of a possible lack of game time for Alphonse Areola following his move to Real Madrid.

Didier Deschamps fires France warning to new Real Madrid signing Alphonse Areola

France coach Didier Deschamps has expressed concern over the effects of a possible lack of game time for Alphonse Areola following his move to Real Madrid.
Maurizio Sarri

Gianluca Zambrotta, David Trezeguet back Maurizio Sarri appointment at Juventus

Former Juventus stars Gianluca Zambrotta and David Trezeguet believe the Italian champions have made a good appointment in Maurizio Sarri.
Moussa Dembélé

Moussa Dembele: I will be in Lyon next season

Moussa Demebele has ruled out a move away from Lyon this summer, amid speculation that several of Europe’s top clubs are interested in acquiring him.
Super Falcons Head Coach Thomas Dennerby says his team played to instructions following their 2-0 victory over Korea Republic at Stade des Alpes.

Thomas Dennerby hails Super Falcons For Playing To Instructions

Super Falcons Head Coach Thomas Dennerby says his team played to instructions following their 2-0 victory over Korea Republic at Stade des Alpes.
Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala on Wednesday was voted the Player of the Match award after putting up a brilliant display for the Super Falcons in their 2-0 victory against Korea Republic at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Asisat Oshoala: Nigeria were afraid of early exit in Women’s World Cup

Asisat Oshoala has revealed that her side's desire to claim their first win inspired her goal in Nigeria's 2-0 triumph over South Korea in Grenoble on Wednesday.
The Super Falcons on Wednesday boosted Nigeria’s chances of qualifying for the next round in the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in France with a 2-0 victory over South Korea. 16

WWC: My players followed the match plan – Thomas Dennerby

The Nigeria women’s coach Thomas Dennerby has praised his players for their solid display in their 2-0 win over South Korea in Grenoble.
Ferland Mendy of Olympique Lyon

Didier Deschamps confirms Ferland Mendy will join Real Madrid

Mendy, who made a substitute appearance in Les Bleus' disappointing Euro 2020 qualifying defeat to Turkey on Saturday, has been linked with a €50million move to the LaLiga giants after two seasons with Lyon.

N’Golo Kante pulls out of France squad ahead of Euro 2020 qualifiers

N'Golo Kante will miss France's toughest Euro 2020 qualifying fixture after being ruled out of matches against Turkey and Andorra due to a knee concern.
Benjamin Pavard is full of confidence ahead of his move to Bayern Munich, insisting that the Bundesliga leaders did not sign him just due to his performances at World Cup 2018.

Benjamin Pavard: Bayern Munich signed me because I am one of the best

Benjamin Pavard is full of confidence ahead of his move to Bayern Munich, insisting that the Bundesliga leaders did not sign him just due to his performances at World Cup 2018.
French forward Andre-Pierre Gignac has claimed Karim Benzema is the ‘best No.9 in the world’.

Andre-Pierre Gignac: Karim Benzema is the best No.9 in the world

French forward Andre-Pierre Gignac has claimed Karim Benzema is the ‘best No.9 in the world’.
Olivier Giroud has Michel Platini in his sights after moving third among France's all-time top scorers with his 35th international goal in the victory over Iceland.

Olivier Giroud targets passing Michael Platini after moving beyond David Trezeguet with 35th France...

Olivier Giroud has Michel Platini in his sights after moving third among France's all-time top scorers with his 35th international goal in the victory over Iceland.
Antoine Griezmann thumped a volley in to put France in the lead after Paul Pogba's super pass . Reuters

Antoine Griezmann stars as France thrash Moldova in Euro 2020 Qualifier

Winger Antoine Griezmann scored one and set up another as World Cup winners France easily beat Moldova 4-1 in Chisinau in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier on Friday.
Paul Pogba is revelling in the opportunity to play alongside the likes of Kylian Mbappe and Marcus Rashford, whom he believes are the future of football.

Paul Pogba relishing partnerships with Kylian Mbappe, Marcus Rashford

Paul Pogba is revelling in the opportunity to play alongside the likes of Kylian Mbappe and Marcus Rashford, whom he believes are the "future of football".
Kylian Mbappe of France celebrates with the World Cup - Getty Images

Kylian Mbappe emerges French Player of the Year

Kylian Mbappe’s remarkable rise to the top of the global game has now seen the Paris Saint-Germain forward crowned French Player of the Year for the first time.
Moussa Sissoko

Moussa Sissoko: I knew I could succeed at Tottenham

Tottenham's Moussa Sissoko has claimed he never considered leaving the club, despite struggling to make an impact during his first two seasons.

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APC national leadership fix NEC meeting Friday

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and his National Working Committee (NWC) have finally bowed to pressure by fixing the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting for Friday, November 22.

Police recruitment: Court to deliver judgment in PSC suit on December 4

The Federal High Court Abuja will on December 4, deliver judgment in the suit filed by the Police Service Commission against the Nigeria Police Force over the recruitment of 10,000 constables.
Jose Mourinho has been appointed the new Tottenham manager. REUTERS

José Mourinho was not Tottenham’s first choice to replace Mauricio Pochettino

That’s according to a story in the Daily Mail on Wednesday which claims that Spurs chairman Daniel Levy actually wanted Brendan Rodgers to work his magic in north London.

Border closure: Inflation will be moderate in three months – central bank chief

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has said that the rise in inflation is temporary and will go down aggressively in another three to four months.
President @MBuhari receives former President, H.E. @GEJonathan this afternoon in his office at the State House, Abuja 1

President Buhari hails Goodluck Jonathan at 62

President Muhammadu Buhari has praised former President Goodluck Jonathan’s humility and patriotism, saying that the qualities will continue to resonate.