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Caf Confederation Cup campaigners Niger Tornadoes will engage Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side MFM in a friendly at the Agege Stadium, Lagos, on Monday.

Niger Tornadoes set for MFM friendly ahead Caf Confederation Cup tie

Caf Confederation Cup campaigners Niger Tornadoes will engage Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side MFM in a friendly at the Agege Stadium, Lagos, on Monday.
Laurent Blanc

Morocco turn to 1998 World Cup winner after Rohr snub

Morocco Football Federation have turned their attention to 1988 French World Cup winner Laurent Blanc for the vacant managerial position after Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr snubbed North Africa nations.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players to utilize all their chances in today’s Africa Cup of Nations semifinal clash against Algeria at the Cairo International Stadium.

Afcon: I have no doubt Super Eagles will be victorious – Speaker Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, on Sunday expressed optimism that Nigeria would triumph over Algeria in the semi-final match at the on-going African Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Algeria manager Djamel Belmadi was impressed by his team’s satisfying outing against an organized Ivory Coast in the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) quarter-final on Thursday.

Afcon: To qualify ahead of Ivory Coast is an enormous satisfaction – Algeria coach

Algeria manager Djamel Belmadi was impressed by his team’s satisfying outing against an organized Ivory Coast in the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) quarter-final on Thursday.
Flying Eagles star Valentine Ozornwafor will be sent on a season-long loan by Galatasaray after he completes his signing this summer.

Galatasaray sign Nigeria U20 defender Valentine Ozornwafor

Galatasaray have announced the signing of Nigeria U20 and Enyimba defender Valentine Ozornwafor on a four-year deal.
Joel Tagueu

Afcon: Cameroon striker ruled out with heart problem

Defending champions Cameroon have been dealt a big blow barely 24 hours before they start their title defence at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egpyt.
Kalidou Koulibaly believes the Lions of Teranga have enough strength in depth to cope with Salif Sane's ankle injury, suffered during Senegal’s 2-0 victory over Tanzania in their opening Group C fixture in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt on Sunday.

Afcon: Kalidou Koulibaly reassures Senegal fans after Salif Sane injury

Kalidou Koulibaly believes the Lions of Teranga have enough strength in depth to cope with Salif Sane's ankle injury, suffered during Senegal’s 2-0 victory over Tanzania in their opening Group C fixture in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt on Sunday.

AFCO: Cameroon national team delays departure over pay dispute

Cameroon’s soccer team has refused to leave their hotel to board a flight to the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt because of a players’ pay dispute, a team spokeswoman said on Friday.

AFCON: Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting takes over Cameroon captaincy

Paris Saint-Germain striker Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting has been named skipper of Cameroon for the Africa Cup of Nations finals, which start on Friday.
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane and Malaga midfielder Alfred N’diaye are yet to arrive Senegal’s training camp in Saly.

Suspended Sadio Mane to miss Senegal‘s AFCON opener

Sadio Mane will miss Senegal’s opening Africa Cup of Nations fixture against Tanzania due to a suspension, according to Teranga Lions coach Aliou Cisse.
Scorer of the winning goal at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, Vincent Aboubakar, has been left out of Cameroon's final squad for the upcoming tournament in Egypt.

AFCON: Vincent Aboubakar dropped from Cameroon’s final squad

Scorer of the winning goal at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, Vincent Aboubakar, has been left out of Cameroon's final squad for the upcoming tournament in Egypt.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has admitted that he faces a selection headache as his team step up preparations for the Africa Cup of Nations starting June 21 in Egypt.

AFCON: Gernot Rohr releases Super Eagles final 23-man squad

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has axed the duo of Kelechi Iheanacho and Semi Ajayi from his final 23-man squad to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
A pride of 14 lions is on the loose in South Africa’s Limpopo province, with authorities suspecting the animals escaped nearby Kruger National Park.

14 lions on the loose in South Africa

A pride of 14 lions is on the loose in South Africa’s Limpopo province, with authorities suspecting the animals escaped nearby Kruger National Park.
Delta Sports Commission boss, Tonobok Okowa has confirmed that the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba will host another game of the Super Eagles in June during the next FIFA free window for international friendly games.

AFCON: NFF confirms Zimbabwe, Senegal friendlies for Super Eagles

The Super Eagles will face the Warriors of Zimbabwe and Terangha Lions of Senegal in friendly games ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt next month.

Biafra group accuses Nnamdi Kanu’s followers of killing Prophet Nwoko

Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, has indicted the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, for murder of Prophet Anthony Nwoko.
The organiser of Nigeria Pitch Awards, Shina Phillips has joined other optimists, tipping the Super Eagles to lift the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.

AFCON: Super Eagles set for Zimbabwe, Senegal friendlies

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will test their resilience against the national teams of Zimbabwe and Senegal in pre-AFCON 2019 friendly matches in June.
Kruger National Park

Rhino poacher crushed by elephant, devoured by lions in South Africa

A suspected rhino poacher was trampled to death by an elephant and his body devoured by lions in South Africa’s Kruger National Park, officials said Monday.
Kruger National Park

Poacher killed by elephant, eaten by lions in South Africa

A suspected rhino poacher has been trampled on by an elephant then eaten by a pride of lions in Kruger National Park, South Africa.

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Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.

Vincent Kompany injured as Anderlecht lose again

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