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Liverpool forward Sadio Mane was more deserving of the Best FIFA Men's Player award in 2019 than Barcelona star Lionel Messi, according to France great Alain Giresse.

Liverpool boss ‘not concerned’ about Sadio Mane’s poor form

Jurgen Klopp has said he had no concerns over the form of Sadio Mane, despite the Liverpool forward’s struggles in front of goal in recent weeks.
Liverpool should fight right through to the end of the season rather than dwell on excuses for their dismal Premier League title defence, forward Sadio Mane said.

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane delivers fighting talk, not excuses

Liverpool should fight right through to the end of the season rather than dwell on excuses for their dismal Premier League title defence, forward Sadio Mane said.
Second-half goals from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane eased Liverpool into the quarter-finals of the Champions League with a 2-0 win over RB Leipzig at the Puskas Arena on Wednesday.

Mo Salah, Sadio Mane fire Liverpool into Champions League quarters

Second-half goals from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane eased Liverpool into the quarter-finals of the Champions League with a 2-0 win over RB Leipzig at the Puskas Arena on Wednesday.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has said he substituted Mohamed Salah in the loss to Chelsea as he felt the Egyptian “suffered a bit” with fatigue.

Liverpool scramble for answers as season collapses

Mohamed Salah’s angry shake of the head after being substituted in Liverpool’s defeat to Chelsea was symbolic of the champions’ intense frustration as their season unravels.
Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen believes Sadio Mane didn’t go down for a penalty in Liverpool’s defeat to Chelsea on Thursday because he didn’t want Mohamed Salah to score from the spot.

Michael Owen: Why Sadio Mane didn’t go down for penalty vs Chelsea

Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen believes Sadio Mane didn’t go down for a penalty in Liverpool’s defeat to Chelsea on Thursday because he didn’t want Mohamed Salah to score from the spot.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has said he substituted Mohamed Salah in the loss to Chelsea as he felt the Egyptian “suffered a bit” with fatigue.

Liverpool boss explains Mo Salah’s substitution during Chelsea defeat

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has explained his decision to substitute Mo Salah an hour into Thursday’s defeat against Chelsea, and insists his side’s top four hopes are not over despite suffering a “massive blow”.
Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has confessed that his boys were tired and not ready to play and paid dearly for the defeat against Brighton.

Jurgen Klopp offers his take on Liverpool’s top-four chances

The Premier League title holders have endured an injury-ravaged 2020-21 campaign, with inability to name a settled starting XI leading to uncharacteristic, but not all that surprising, inconsistency.
Liverpool star Sadio Mane has charged his teammates to replicate their performance in the 2-0 victory over RB Leipzig in their subsequent games.

Sadio Mane: Liverpool must play every game like vs RB Leipzig

Liverpool star Sadio Mane has charged his teammates to replicate their performance in the 2-0 victory over RB Leipzig in their subsequent games.
Tottenham star Serge Aurier has returned home to France to be by his mother’s side following the tragic death of his brother earlier this week.

Reports: Serge Aurier stormed out of Tottenham Stadium after substitution vs Liverpool

Serge Aurier reportedly stormed out of the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium after he was substituted in their 3-1 defeat to Liverpool in Thursday's Premier League match.
Liverpool FC scored three goals in five second-half minutes to reach the FA Cup fourth round with a 4-1 win at Aston Villa on Friday.

Liverpool trash Aston Villa to reach FA Cup 4th round

Liverpool FC scored three goals in five second-half minutes to reach the FA Cup fourth round with a 4-1 win at Aston Villa on Friday.
Jurgen Klopp was adamant striker Sadio Mane should have been awarded a clear penalty by referee Andre Marriner after his Liverpool side fell to a 1-0 Premier League defeat at Southampton.

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpoool denied clear penalty vs Southampton

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists Sadio Mane should have been awarded a clear penalty after his team lost 1-0 to Southampton on Monday night.
Liverpool missed chance after chance on Wednesday evening as they ended 2020 with a 0-0 draw away at Newcastle.

Liverpool miss chance to go clear with Newcastle draw

After their slow opening to the game, Liverpool really got into their groove after the half hour mark and should have opened the scoring when Mo Salah went through – goalkeeper Karl Darlow though, had other ideas and saved well.
Liverpool needed until the last minute to get the winner over Tottenham Hotspurs but on Saturday afternoon, away to Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park scored seven times without response to hand Roy Hodgson’s team their heaviest ever defeat.

Liverpool equal 114-year record as they thrash Crystal Palace 7-0 at Selhurst Park

Last weekend, Liverpool needed until the last minute to get the winner over Tottenham Hotspurs but on Saturday afternoon, away to Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park scored seven times without response to hand Roy Hodgson’s team their heaviest ever defeat in the history of the English Premier League.
Super Eagles German coach Gernot Rohr and the team’s captain Ahmed Musa played a role in crowning the best coach and best men’s player in Thursday’s award ceremony

Super Eagles coach, skipper differ in choice of FIFA Best Player awards

Super Eagles German coach Gernot Rohr and the team’s captain Ahmed Musa played a role in crowning the best coach and best men’s player in Thursday’s award ceremony
Jurgen Klopp's side were punished for a sloppy first half display at Craven Cottage when Bobby Decordova-Reid gave Fulham a shock lead.

Mo Salah rescues Liverpool in Fulham draw

Jurgen Klopp's side were punished for a sloppy first half display at Craven Cottage when Bobby Decordova-Reid gave Fulham a shock lead.
Liverpool star Sadio Mane paid tribute to late Senegal legend Papa Bouba Diop following his side’s UEFA Champions League victory over Ajax Amsterdam on Tuesday night.

Papa Bouba Diop: Sadio Mane pays tribute to Senegal legend

Mane’s tribute follows a host of other Senegalese stars who have also paid their respects to the 2007/08 FA Cup winner in recent days, including Paris Saint-Germain midfielder
Senegal on Sunday became the first country to qualify for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) following a 1-0 win over 10-man Guinea-Bissau at Estádio 24 de Setembro in Bissau on Sunday afternoon.

Senegal become first nation to seal AFCON spot

Senegal on Sunday became the first country to qualify for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) following a 1-0 win over 10-man Guinea-Bissau at Estádio 24 de Setembro in Bissau on Sunday afternoon.
Diogo Jota scored a hat-trick as Liverpool crushed Atalanta 5-0 in their Champions League Group D clash in Bergamo on Tuesday.

Diogo Jota hat-trick as Liverpool crush Atalanta 5-0

Diogo Jota scored a hat-trick as Liverpool crushed Atalanta 5-0 in their Champions League Group D clash in Bergamo on Tuesday.
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No palliative found in Edo deputy governor’s residence – aide

Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has dismissed the widespread allegation that some palliatives were found in his the Conference Hall describing it as wicked and dubious excuse by detractors to attack his home and destroy his properties.
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane had an ice pack on his leg after he was substituted in the second half against Ajax.

Jurgen Klopp: Why Sadio Mane had an ice pack on his leg after Ajax...

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane had an ice pack on his leg after he was substituted in the second half against Ajax.
Spanish striker Alvaro Morata is all set to join Juventus, his former club once again.

Alvaro Morata returns to Juventus on loan

Spanish striker Alvaro Morata has returned to Juventus on a season-long loan from Atletico Madrid.
Barcelona have Ousmane Dembele fit again for their Champions League quarter-final against Bayern Munich, with coach Quique Setien confident his side can hold their own.

Liverpool linked with a loan move for Ousmane Dembele

The Frenchman has not been able to fulfil the expectations at the Spanish club due to injury issues and he has been linked with an exit.

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Ex-President Obasanjo: If Nigeria breaks up, minority groups will be exterminated

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Hotel owners in Abia State under the aegis of Hotel Welfare Association (HWA) and others have lauded the Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba Alkali over his appointment of AIG Etim Eneh Okon to head the Police Zone 9 command, Umuahia.

South-east group hails re-organisation in Nigeria Police Force

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Security operatives in the University of Calabar, UNICAL have arrested two suspected cultists for being in possession of packs of 100mg of tramadol on campus.

UNICAL security apprehends suspected cultists with hard drugs on campus

Security operatives in the University of Calabar, UNICAL, have arrested two suspected cultists for being in possession of packs of 100mg of tramadol on campus.
Wife of Akwa Ibom State’s Governor Udom Emmanuel, Dr. Martha Emmanuel, on Wednesday led over 3,000 women from different walks of life on a solidarity march to protest the gruesome murder of Miss Iniubong Umoren.

Akwa Ibom first lady leads women’s protest on raped, murdered job seeker

Wife of Akwa Ibom State’s Governor Udom Emmanuel, Dr. Martha Emmanuel, on Wednesday led over 3,000 women from different walks of life on a solidarity march to protest the gruesome murder of Miss Iniubong Umoren.
The task of projecting African football onto the global stage has begun following the election of Patrice Motsepe as CAF President by acclamation during the 43rd CAF Congress, which has taken place in Rabat, Morocco.

CAF president launches pan-African inter-school championship with own $10 million

The South African billionaire and president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Patrice Motsepe, on Tuesday in Abidjan announced that he will personally finance the pan-African inter-school football championship, which will be launched “between 2022 and 2023”, in collaboration with FIFA.

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Amotekun arrests 45 northern youths in Ondo

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Philippines vows to continue maritime exercises in South China Sea

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Parents, mates of abducted Kaduna students protest at National Assembly

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CBN sacks all First Bank directors, reinstates sacked managing director

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Diego Simeone believes LaLiga’s engrossing four-way title race is good for Spanish football and insists leaders Atletico Madrid are only focusing on themselves following Barcelona’s slip-up.

Atletico boss: Four-way title race good for La Liga

Diego Simeone believes LaLiga’s engrossing four-way title race is good for Spanish football and insists leaders Atletico Madrid are only focusing on themselves following Barcelona’s slip-up.