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UEFA says new nations league will boost competitive, meaningful football

European soccer’s new Nations League competition will give national team football a boost when it gets underway next month, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin said on Thursday.

Ilkay Gundogan wants to keep playing for Germany

Ilkay Gundogan has said he wants to keep playing for Germany and not follow Mesut Ozil into retirement, despite the furore over their controversial pre-World Cup meeting with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Thomas Mueller - Germany

Thomas Mueller: Germany’s World Cup debacle is ‘huge motivation’

Thomas Mueller says the Germans’ shock early exit from the World Cup will provide “huge motivation” when he starts the new season with both Germany and Bayern Munich.
Soccer Football - Pre Season Friendly - Bury v Liverpool - The Energy Check Stadium, Bury, Britain - July 14, 2018 Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp before the match Action Images via Reuters-Ed Sykes

Jurgen Klopp fears post-World Cup injury woe

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp fears the gruelling demands of international football are putting players at such risk that "we have to collect their bones" during the coming season.
Heimir Hallgrimsson

Iceland’s World Cup coach Heimir Hallgrimsson steps down

Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson stepped down on Tuesday, a few weeks after leading the tiny nation at its first World Cup.

FIFA meets with top clubs over $25 billion investors offer

The ruling body FIFA has met with seven leading clubs including Real Madrid and Manchester United to discuss a 25-billion dollar offer from investors for a revamped Club World Cup and a new global Nations League, the New York Times reported.

Sepp Blatter opposes joint World Cup bids amid 2026 proposals

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter has reiterated his view that World Cups should be staged in one country rather than co-hosted by multiple nations.

European Leagues chief urges UEFA panel to oppose new FIFA competitions

Europe's top leagues want colleagues on a UEFA panel to unite against FIFA's multi-billion pound plan for new competitions.

FIFA proposes staging a new mini-World Cup every two years

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has proposed staging what would effectively be a mini-World Cup, featuring eight international teams, every two years in addition to the traditional event.

Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs named Wales manager

The 44-year-old former Manchester United winger succeeds Chris Coleman, who left for Sunderland in November.

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Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.

Former Edo attorney-general urges National Assembly to repeal DSS law

Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.
A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ojukwu was presiding

Ondo lawmaker decries DSS court room invasion

A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services (DSS) inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu was presiding.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police nab man for allegedly killing neighbour in Niger

The Police in Niger have arrested one Mohammed Isa, 27, of Dogon Ruwa village of Bosso Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly shooting and killing his neighbour, Umaru Abubakar, 30, with a Dane gun.

Federal government files appeal against $9.6 billion P&ID judgement

Nigeria’s Federal Government (FG) on Friday filed a new and substantive challenge in the English Courts in the ongoing fight against the vulture-fund-backed P&ID.
Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.

South Africans emerge winners of Remo marathon

Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.