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Herve Renard apologies for omitting Hakim Ziyech in African select XI

Former Morocco coach Herve Renard has apologised for leaving out the name of Hakim Ziyech in a select XI of the best African players he has managed.
Medhi Benatia recalled an experience he had with Cristiano Ronaldo during his time at Juventus.

Medhi Benatia: Cristiano Ronaldo is not normal

Medhi Benatia recalled an experience he had with Cristiano Ronaldo during his time at Juventus.
Medhi Benatia's Al Duhail defeated Al Sadd 4-1 to lift the Emir Cup at the newly-opened Wakrah Stadium on Thursday.

Morocco captain Medhi Benatia lifts Emir Cup with Al Duhail

Medhi Benatia's Al Duhail defeated Al Sadd 4-1 to lift the Emir Cup at the newly-opened Wakrah Stadium on Thursday.
Hapoel Beer Sheva midfield star John Ogu has slammed the Confederation of African Football, CAF, for leaving out two of his national teammates, Wilfred Ndidi and William Troost-Ekong from Africa’s Best XI squad for 2018.

John Ogu slams CAF’s Africa Best XI

Hapoel Beer Sheva midfield star John Ogu has slammed the Confederation of African Football, CAF, for leaving out two of his national teammates, Wilfred Ndidi and William Troost-Ekong from Africa’s Best XI squad for 2018.
Mohamed Salah

Mo Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year

Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah has become the fourth player to be named the BBC African Footballer of the Year a second time, making history for club and country in doing so.
Juventus are ready to block January departures for Medhi Benatia and Daniele Rugani,

Juventus ready to block January departures for Medhi Benatia, Daniele Rugani

Juventus are ready to block January departures for Medhi Benatia and Daniele Rugani, according to a report.

BBC snubs Super Eagles stars for African football top award

The nominees for 2018 BBC African Footballer of the year has been announced with no Nigerian Super Eagles player on the list.
AC Milan's Argentine forward Gonzalo Higuain leaves the pitch after receiving a red card during the Italian Serie A football match AC Milan vs Juventus on November 11, 2018 at the San Siro stadium in Milan. (Photo by Miguel MEDINA - AFP)

AC Milan’s Gonzalo Higuain apologises for getting dismissed during match against Juventus

AC Milan forward Gonzalo Higuain has apologised for getting dismissed against Juventus during a 2-0 defeat on Sunday in which he also missed a first-half penalty.
AC Milan's Argentine forward Gonzalo Higuain leaves the pitch after receiving a red card during the Italian Serie A football match AC Milan vs Juventus on November 11, 2018 at the San Siro stadium in Milan. (Photo by Miguel MEDINA - AFP)

Gonzalo Higuain misses penalty, sees red as Juventus outclass AC Milan

On-loan AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain apologised for his meltdown in the 2-0 defeat to his parent club Juventus on Sunday which saw him sent off for screaming at the referee after earlier missing a penalty.

Max Allegri unhappy in spite of another Juventus win

Paulo Dybala scored after 44 seconds for Juventus but they were made to struggle in a 3-1 win over a brave Cagliari team on Saturday in Serie A.

Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo strikes again to knock Morocco out

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his fourth goal in two World Cup matches as Portugal won 1-0 against a Morocco side that created plenty of chances but were eliminated from the tournament.

Juventus’ Gianluigi Buffon rubbishes ‘gossip’ of Medhi Benatia bust-up

Gianluigi Buffon slammed "false gossip" for trying to destabilise Juventus amid reports of a falling out with teammate Medhi Benatia.

UEFA president backs Gianluigi Buffon’s penalty rant, doesn’t condone it

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin told La Gazzetta dello Sport he understands Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon's frustration at getting knocked out of the Champions League a week ago by a last-minute penalty.

Michael Oliver’s penalty decision against Juventus “spot on” – Mark Clattenburg

Referee Michael Oliver’s controversial decisions in Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final match between Real Madrid and Juventus were “spot on”, former Premier League and FIFA match official Mark Clattenburg has said.

Max Allegri: I have ‘bitter taste’ after controversial late defeat at Real Madrid

Juventus manager Max Allegri admits he has a "bitter taste" after the controversial last-gasp defeat by Real Madrid, but said it is useless to cry about it.

Late Cristiano Ronaldo penalty puts Real Madrid into Champions League semis

Real Madrid's dream of winning a third straight Champions League title is still alive -- barely -- after narrowly seeing off Juventus 4-3 on aggregate despite a 3-1 second-leg quarterfinal loss on Wednesday.

Five talking points ahead of Juventus v Real Madrid Champions League clash

Ten months after claiming their 12th Champions League title with a 4-1 win over Juventus in Cardiff, Real Madrid travel to Turin for Tuesday’s quarter-final, first leg clash.

Pavel Nedved: Juventus can cause Real Madrid trouble

Pavel Nedved believes last season's final will count for nothing when Juventus face familiar foes Real Madrid in the last eight of the Champions League.

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Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.