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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.
The newly elected chairman of the Delta Football Association, Edema Fuludu, has stated that the June 13, 2019 elections in Warri, Delta State, was a very credible one.

Edema Fuludu: Delta FA elections credible

The newly elected chairman of the Delta Football Association, Edema Fuludu, has stated that the June 13, 2019 elections in Warri, Delta State, was a very credible one.
Nigeria skipper John Obi Mikel says that his return to international football was in accord with the discussion he had with coach Gernot Rohr, in which they agreed that he would only come back when he feels he is ready to give his very best again.

Mikel Obi: Egypt 2019 may be my last AFCON

John Obi Mikel has revealed that 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt may be his last for the Super Eagles.

AFCON: Nigeria can’t afford to fail – Peter Etebo

Nigerian midfielder Oghenekaro Peter Etebo says the Super Eagles “cannot afford to fail” in their return to the Africa Cup of Nations.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: Experience is key to Eagles success in Egypt

Super Eagles and Katsina Utd goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezinwa has expressed confidence that the players picked by head coach Gernot Rohr for the CAF Total Africa Cup of Nations scheduled to kick start June 21st, in Egypt are capable of lifting the trophy.
Kelechi Iheanacho

Edema Fuludu: Kelechi Ihenacho’s exclusion didn’t come as a surprise

Ex-international Edema Fuludu on Monday said that the exclusion of Super Eagles striker Kelechi Ihenacho from the 23 man list by Coach Gernot Rohr didn’t come as a surprise to him.
Oghenekaro Peter Etebo

AFCON: All eyes on Super Eagles, we can’t afford to fail – Oghenekaro Etebo

Super Eagles midfielder, Oghenekaro Peter Etebo, says he and his colleagues cannot afford to disappoint Nigerians when the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations begins on June 21 in Egypt.
Zimbabwe’s Warriors 18-man squad have arrived in Asaba for Saturday’s international friendly game against the Super Eagles, Zimbabwe Football Association, ZIFA, has announced.

Zimbabwe announce final AFCON squad

Zimbabwe Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa has selected his final squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Ahmed Musa

Ahmed Musa: I’m ever ready to fight for Nigeria

Super Eagles’ assistant captain Ahmed Musa has vowed to give his best for the team when the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in Egypt on June 21, saying he is always ever ready to play and perform well for Nigeria.
President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad

AFCON security beefed after Cairo explosion

Confederation of African Football president Ahmad Ahmad said a special committee has been set up to deal with security concerns at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt next month.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has praised the Eagles, the coaching crew and himself for pushing the team to the 3rd best position in Africa and 42nd best in the world having taking over the team when it was not faring well in the FIFA Rankings over two years ago.

Nwankwo Kanu gives condition for Super Eagles triumph in Egypt

Former international Nwankwo Kanu has tipped Eagles to win the Nations cup in Egypt adding however that the players must have champion’s mentality and put the entire arsenal in their armory into the project.
Asamoah Gyan - Ghana

Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan available for Nations Cup after president intervenes

Ghana striker, Asamoah Gyan, has bowed to a presidential request to make himself available for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations, just 48 hours after announcing his international retirement.
The Chief Executive Officer, Forte Oil Plc, Femi Otedola, paid a courtesy visit to Christain Chukwu who is recuperating at the Wellington Hospital, Circus London.

Femi Otedola pays Christian Chukwu visit at London hospital

The Chief Executive Officer, Forte Oil Plc, Femi Otedola, paid a courtesy visit to Christain Chukwu who is recuperating at the Wellington Hospital, Circus London.

Coaches salaries: Why sponsors are withholding funds – NFF

Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, officials have blamed its failure to settle coaches’ salary on the seeming unwillingness by sponsors to commit resources to the federation, because of negative reports and interference from government.

AFCON: Jo Bonfrere faults Gernot Rohr for recalling Mikel Obi

Former Super Eagles’ coach Johannes Bonfrere has faulted the recall of John Mikel Obi to the Nigerian squad ahead of preparations for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Soccer great Peter Fregene’s wife is seeking a lifeline for her ailing husband.

Peter Fregene: Don’t let my husband die – wife

According to her, the condition of the 71-year-old man got worse 12 days ago. A photograph of Fregene being fed on his bed surfaced online recently.
Confederation of African Football (CAF) may have declared operation only the best is good enough at the intensive training for over 56 referees and their assistants in Rabat Morocco ahead of the 2019 Nations Cup in Egypt.

AFCON: CAF insists on the best in pre-tournament referees course

Confederation of African Football (CAF) may have declared operation only the best is good enough at the intensive training for over 56 referees and their assistants in Rabat Morocco ahead of the 2019 Nations Cup in Egypt.
Seyi Makinde

Minifootball association seeks support to host tourney for Oyo governor-elect

The Minifootball Association of Nigeria (MAN), Oyo State Chapter has sought the support of Oyo State Government and football enthusiasts for the game towards harnessing its benefits.

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Titan Trust Bank sets for retail banking in Nigeria

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President Buhari mourns passing of Senator Gawama

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa, describing the late lawmaker as having been “an invaluable and immeasurable asset”.

Consulate to protest continued killing of Nigerians in South Africa

The Consul-General of the Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg, Mr Godwin Adama, says the mission is to protest killings and high-handedness of the South African police against Nigerians.