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Both Peter Olayinka and Abraham Marcus will tonight get their chance to stake a claim for places in the Super Eagles squad for 2022 World Cup qualifiers when they start against Cameroon.

Peter Olayinka, Abraham Marcus get Super Eagles chance to shine

Both Peter Olayinka and Abraham Marcus will tonight get their chance to stake a claim for places in the Super Eagles squad for 2022 World Cup qualifiers when they start against Cameroon.
Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has lifted the lid on why he makes late substitutions in games.

Super Eagles boss takes positives from Cameroon defeat

Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has taken positives from his side’s 1-0 defeat to Cameroon in Friday’s international friendly.
Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles defeat to Cameroon not important

Gernot Rohr has said the Super Eagles losing to Cameroon in Friday’s international friendly in Austria is not important but how the team fared overall.
Amaju Melvin Pinnick, the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, has restated his backing for embattled head coach of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr despite increasing calls for the immediate dismissal of the German.

Super Eagles boss charges team to be efficient in 2022 World Cup qualifiers after...

Gernot Rohr has demanded the Super Eagles be efficient for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers after they enjoyed the better statistics, but still fell by the odd goal to Cameroon in a World Cup warm-up Friday night.
Manchester United striker, Mason Greenwood, set a new record featuring in Thursday’s Europa League clash at Roma.

England boss urged to pick Mason Greenwood in final 26-man Euros squad

Alan Shearer and Rio Ferdinand have urged Gareth Southgate to include Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood in his final squad for Euro 2020.
Manchester United striker, Marcus Rashford, has reacted after he became the target of racial attacks following their 0-0 draw against Arsenal on Saturday.

Marcus Rashford opens up on ‘surreal’ meeting with Barack Obama

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford has revealed that he spoke with former United States president Barack Obama in a video call, to discuss the place and influence of young people in society.
Abraham Marcus admits his invitation to the Super Eagles came as a surprise and describe it as a dream come true.

Abraham Marcus: Super Eagles invitation a dream come true

Abraham Marcus admits his invitation to the Super Eagles came as a surprise and describe it as a dream come true.
Sporadic shootings have been reported in Ward 8, Bomu Town in Gokana Local Government, Ogoniland, in the ongoing local government election in Rivers State.

Voter apathy mars Rivers council election

The Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission, RSIEC, had distributed sensitive and non-sensitive material for the elections on Friday to allow for earlier commencement of the process, Saturday.
Marcus Rashford and Bukayo Saka have been ruled out of England’s World Cup qualifiers against Albania and Poland.

WCQ: Marcus Rashford, Bukayo Saka withdraw from England squad with injuries

The Three Lions got the road to Qatar off to a straightforward start against San Marino on Thursday, with Dominic Calvert-Lewin scoring a brace in a comprehensive 5-0 Wembley win.
French forward Anthony Martial of English Premier League side Manchester United was again at the receiving end of vile racist abuse on social media in the aftermath of Sunday’s 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns.

Anthony Martial set to undergo scan for latest injury

Manchester United forward Anthony Martial will undergo a scan after sustaining a hip injury during Thursday’s 1-1 draw with AC Milan in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 tie at Old Trafford, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said.
Manchester United’s Norwegian manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer smiles on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 30, 2021. (Andy Rain - POOL - AFP)

Manchester United boss says in-fighting must stop following Harry Rashford-Marcus Maguire spat

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says in-fighting must stop at Old Trafford following the spat between Marcus Rashford and Harry Maguire last week.
Manchester United captain Harry Maguire insists his X-rated rant with Marcus Rashford was a positive during their 0-0 draw at Crystal Palace.

Manchester United skipper: Marcus Rashford clash proved our passion

The pair became embroiled in a heated argument in their limp 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace after the United skipper ordered Rashford to 'f****** get back onside', which the England striker took exception to by furiously responding: 'What the f*** do you want me to do? You f****** k*******.'
David de Gea has become “a real problem” for Manchester United says Paul Scholes, but the Red Devils legend feels another “real dominant centre-back” remains Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s most pressing transfer requirement.

Paul Scholes: David de Gea has become ‘a real problem’ for Manchester United

David de Gea has become “a real problem” for Manchester United says Paul Scholes, but the Red Devils legend feels another “real dominant centre-back” remains Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s most pressing transfer requirement.
Manchester United striker, Marcus Rashford, has reacted after he became the target of racial attacks following their 0-0 draw against Arsenal on Saturday.

Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford named in Time’s Next 100

Formula One star Lewis Hamilton has praised Manchester United attacker Marcus Rashford as a "galvanising force" and says his efforts to fight child hunger in the United Kingdom have been "truly inspiring".
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Manchester United have got what they were 'looking for' in a centre forward with Edinson Cavani.

Manchester United boss reveals what club forwards must learn from Edinson Cavani

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed what his Manchester United forwards must learn from Edinson Cavani after his latest stellar performance in the FA Cup.
Both Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba are now fit and ready for action having missed a sizeable chunk of the season.

Marcus Rashford set for scan on knee injury

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford is set to have a scan on the knee injury that forced him off during Sunday’s 3-2 FA Cup win over Liverpool.
Aston Villa captain, Jack Grealish, has called on the Premier League to continue.

Andy Cole: Jack Grealish is super but doesn’t fit Manchester United

Jack Grealish is a “super player" says Andy Cole, but the former Manchester United striker is not convinced that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer needs to be breaking the bank in order to sign the Aston Villa playmaker.
Anthony Martial looked a £100 million player and was labelled a Ferrari by Owen Hargreaves after Manchester United's Europa League win over Copenhagen.

Andy Cole: Anthony Martial nowhere near his full potential

Anthony Martial is playing "nowhere near his full potential" according to Andy Cole, who has urged the misfiring Manchester United star to keep "persevering".
Borussia Moenchengladbach forward Marcus Thuram was sent off for spitting in an opponent's face during Saturday's 2-1 home defeat against Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga.

Lilian Thuram reveals shock at seeing son Marcus spit at Bundesliga opponent

Borussia Monchengladbach striker Marcus Thuram picked up a six-match ban from the German Football Association (DFB) after his outrageous act towards Hoffenheim's Stefan Posch.
Borussia Moenchengladbach forward Marcus Thuram was sent off for spitting in an opponent's face during Saturday's 2-1 home defeat against Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga.

Marcus Thuram gets six-match ban for spitting at opponent

Borussia Monchengladbach striker Marcus Thuram has been banned for six matches by the German Football Association (DFB) for spitting at Hoffenheim's Stefan Posch.

Jemimah Marcus becomes Lagos one-day governor

A 16-year-old pupil of Angus Memorial Senior High School, Jemimah Marcus, will become a one-day governor in Lagos on a date yet-to-be-announced.
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.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Manchester City draw the best derby performance of my tenure

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.

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Tochukwu Oluehi has revealed Nigeria are raring to bounce back from their defeat to Jamaica when they take on Portugal.

Nigeria goalie blames herself for defeat vs Jamaica, looks forward to Portugal clash

Tochukwu Oluehi has revealed Nigeria are raring to bounce back from their defeat to Jamaica when they take on Portugal.
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Fans turn ‘prayer warriors’ for Danish ace Christian Eriksen

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Low turnout as Algerians vote in parliamentary election

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria held parliamentary elections on Saturday that the ruling establishment hopes will turn a page on political unrest amid a crackdown on dissent, but even by mid afternoon few people had voted.
The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has blamed the advent of godfatherism in Nigeria’s politics as the bane of democracy in the country.

Edo deputy governor: Godfatherism bane of Nigeria’s democracy

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has blamed the advent of godfatherism in Nigeria’s politics as the bane of democracy in the country.
Head of Civil Service of the Federation (HoSF), Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, has advised Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to ensure strict compliance with service and establishment matters so that their Organisation can stand the test of time.

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DPR to open mini gas distribution centres across all local council areas

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Nollywood actress, Uche Ogbodo, has welcomed her second child.

Uche Ogbodo welcomes second child with her new man

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William Troost-Ekong leaves Super Eagles camp

Super Eagles stand-in captain William Troost-Ekong has quit the team’s training camp in Vienna, Austria, so as to have further checks on the injury that has ruled him out of tomorrow’s rematch against Cameroon.