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Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has confirmed Francis Kimanzi as the new coach for Harambee Stars.

Cecafa Cup: Kenya coach names provisional squad

Harambee Stars head coach Francis Kimanzi has unveiled his provisional 26-man squad for the upcoming Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup to be held in Uganda in December.
Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has finally react to his first goal for Nigeria in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi, Wilfred Ndidi, Francis Uzoho shortlisted for 2019 Caf best XI

Former Nigeria international Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi, Wilfred Ndidi and Francis Uzoho have been shortlisted for the 2019 Caf best XI.
N'Golo Kante

Frank Lampard: N’Golo Kante is ‘much more’ than a defensive midfielder

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard insists N’Golo Kante is ‘much more’ than a defensive midfielder.
Spain had the World Cup at their mercy given a gentle side of the bracket but they were deservedly eliminated. EPA-MAHMOUD KHALED

Spain confirm 23-man squad for final Euro 2020 qualifiers

Dinamo Zagreb starlet Dani Olmo has been called up to Spain’s senior squad for the first time ahead of the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Malta and Romania.
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.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles begin preparations on Sunday

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will on Sunday begin preparations for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Benin Republic.
Benin Republic head coach Michel Dussuyer has named former Premier League star Stephan Sessegnon and 22 others for this month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying doubleheader against the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Sierra Leone.

Benin coach names ex-Premier League ace, 22 stars for Super Eagles tie

Benin Republic head coach Michel Dussuyer has named former Premier League star Stephan Sessegnon and 22 others for this month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying doubleheader against the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Sierra Leone.
Nigeria’s Group B opponent Cote d’Ivoire have announced a star studded squad for the U-23 AFCON 2019 holding in Egypt this month.

U-23 AFCON: Cote d’Ivoire unveil squad for Olympic Eagles clash

Nigeria’s Group B opponent Cote d’Ivoire have announced a star studded squad for the U-23 AFCON 2019 holding in Egypt this month.
Captain Yaw Yeboah of Celta Vigo, whose goal ensured the Black Meteors' qualification for their first-ever U23 Afcon since the tournament's inception, has been picked alongside Badajoz right-back Kingsley Fobi and Cordoba striker Kwabena Owusu, who ended the qualifiers as Ghana's top scorer.

U23 AFCON: Celta Vigo’s Yaw Yeboah headlines Ghana’s final squad

Captain Yaw Yeboah of Celta Vigo, whose goal ensured the Black Meteors' qualification for their first-ever U23 Afcon since the tournament's inception, has been picked alongside Badajoz right-back Kingsley Fobi and Cordoba striker Kwabena Owusu, who ended the qualifiers as Ghana's top scorer.
Olympic Eagles have departed Abuja on Thursday for next month’s U23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. 7

U23 AFCON: Imama Amapakabo picks Kelechi Nwakali, Taiwo Awoniyi, 19 others

Head Coach Imama Amapakabo has named team captain Azubuike Okechukwu, defenders Anthony Izuchukwu, Sincere Seth and Olisah Ndah, midfielders Kelechi Nwakali, Muyiwa Olabiran and Ndifreke Effiong, and forwards Taiwo Awoniyi and Orji Okwonkwo in his final list of 21 players to defend the U23 Africa Cup of Nations title in Egypt next month.
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.

AFCONQ: Gernot Rohr rolls out Eagles for Benin, Lesotho

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has empaneled his squad for next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Benin Republic and Lesotho, with Captain Ahmed Musa back after injury and midfielder Ramon Azeez retained after seeing action in this month’s 1-1 draw with five–time world champions Brazil in Singapore.
French Ligue 1 side, Lille have congratulated Victor Osimhen for his maiden goal for the Super Eagles in Tuesday’ s friendly against Ukraine at the Dnipro Arena.

AFCONQ: Victor Osimhen makes squad as Daniel Akpeyi, Mikel Agu return

Super Eagles and OSC Lille striker, Victor Osimhen, despite his injury concerns has been named in the squad list to execute the double header AFCON qualifiers next month.
Ahmed Musa of Nigeria during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals, Semifinals match between Algeria and Nigeria at Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Nigeria recall Ahmed Musa for 2021 Africa Cup qualifiers

Nigeria recalled skipper Ahmed Musa, South Africa-based goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi and midfielder Mikel Agu on Monday for next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho.
Liverpool’s controversial application to trademark the name ‘Liverpool’ has been unsuccessful.

Liverpool could be looking Northwards for its new players

Liverpool has been named as the unchallenged favourite football club in Nordic countries such as Sweden and Norway. Therefore it’s no surprise that the football club could be looking towards these two countries for potential future midfielders as well as other positions.
Manu Garba – Nigeria U17 coach

Manu Garba names Tijani, Ubani, Amoo, 18 others for U-17 World Cup

Golden Eaglets head coach Manu Garba has released his final 21-man squad for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles team B on Saturday crashed out of the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in Senegal. - NFF

Home Eagles land in Lagos for must-win clash against Togo

Home-based Super Eagles land in Lagos ahead of the Saturday’s 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) must-win qualifying second leg clash against the Hawks of Togo at Agege Stadium.
Manchester United star Paul Pogba is considering a January exit from Old Trafford, it has been revealed.

Manchester United ready to spend huge amount on six players

Manchester United is prepared to splash out the cash to sign six top players over the next two transfer window in a bid to reclaim their fading imagine.
Kevin De Bruyne

Kevin de Bruyne out of Belgium Euro 2020 qualifiers squad

Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne was left out of Belgium’s squad for their upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers due to a groin injury, coach Roberto Martinez announced on Friday.
Chelsea duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori named in England's squad as Tottenham Hotspurs attacking midfielder Dele Alli for upcoming the European 2020 Qualifiers against Czech Republic and Bulgaria.

Frank Lampard warns Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori against complacency

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has warned promising youngsters Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori against complacency following their call up to the England squad – claiming they will “suffer” if they let their standards drop moving forward.

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Justice Kumai Aka’ahs retires from Supreme Court

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Rivers governor dares opponents, donates N20 million at book launch

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Anthony Joshua replies Deontay Wilder, says tactics against Andy Ruiz deliberate

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Central bank expects 2.38% GDP growth by Q4

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