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Icardi scored his first Ligue 1 goal on Saturday (AFP Photo-Lucas BARIOULET)

Mauro Icardi scores first Ligue 1 goal as Paris Saint-Germain beat Angers 4-0

Mauro Icardi scored his first Ligue 1 goal as Paris Saint-Germain moved five points clear at the top of the table with a 4-0 thrashing of high-flying Angers on Saturday.

Ligue 1 club sack player for stealing watch

Nice have sacked Lamine Diaby-Fadiga for stealing teammate Kasper Dolberg wristwatch reportedly worth £62,000.
Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen strikes again as Lille beat Strasbourg 2-0 at the Stade Pierre Mauroy in the Ligue 1 encounter.

Victor Osimhen eyes goal No. 7 as Lille tackles Nice

Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen will be hoping to continue his goal scoring adventure when Lille visits Nice today.
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting of Cameroon challenged by Steve Mounie of Benin during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations match between Benin and Cameroon at the Ismailia Stadium, Ismailia on the 02 July 2019 ©Muzi Ntombela-BackpagePix

New Cameroon coach names his first squad

Cameroon’s new coach Toni Conceicao has not made any drastic changes in naming his first squad since his surprise appointment last week for the away friendly against Tunisia on October 12.
Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen strikes again as Lille beat Strasbourg 2-0 at the Stade Pierre Mauroy in the Ligue 1 encounter.

Super Eagles star strikes again as Lille beat Strasbourg

Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen strikes again as Lille beat Strasbourg 2-0 at the Stade Pierre Mauroy in the Ligue 1 encounter.
Lille forward Victor Osimhen says it’s an exceptional feeling to score for the club at home again after his first half strike in the 2-0 win against Strasbourg on Wednesday night.

Victor Osimhen thrilled to score for Lille at home in win against Strasbourg

Lille forward Victor Osimhen says it’s an exceptional feeling to score for the club at home again after his first half strike in the 2-0 win against Strasbourg on Wednesday night.
Real Madrid Leonardo Jardim Julen Lopetegui

Monaco’s Leonardo Jardim in spotlight amid awful start to season

Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim insists he is unfazed by the speculation over his future as the 2017 French champions go into a midweek derby against Patrick Vieira’s Nice still without a win this season.
Being forced to remain at Paris Saint-Germain can be beneficial to Neymar, says Kaka, with the Brazilian expected to be a leader in what could prove to be a “great year”.

Ander Herrera: Neymar can win the Ballon d’Or

Ander Herrera backed Neymar to win the Ballon d'Or one day after the forward's impressive start to the season for Paris Saint-Germain continued.
Algerian Riyad Mahrez was the top-performing African in major European club action on Saturday, as he starred in Manchester City’s 8-0 destruction of Watford at the Etihad Stadium.

Riyad Mahrez stars in Manchester City’s destruction of Watford

Algerian Riyad Mahrez was the top-performing African in major European club action on Saturday, as he starred in Manchester City’s 8-0 destruction of Watford at the Etihad Stadium.
(Front row from L to R) Paris Saint-Germain’s Argentine midfielder Angel Di Maria, Paris Saint-Germain’s Spanish midfielder Pablo Sarabia, Paris Saint-Germain’s Spanish defender Juan Bernat, Paris Saint-Germain’s Italian midfielder Marco Verratti, Paris Saint-Germain’s Senegalese midfielder Idrissa Gueye (back row from L to R) Paris Saint-Germain’s Costa Rican Keylor Navas, Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian defender Marquinhos, Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian defender Thiago Silva, Paris Saint-Germain’s Belgian defender Thomas Meunier, Paris Saint-Germain’s Argentine forward Mauro Icardi and Paris Saint-Germain’s French defender Presnel Kimpembe pose for team a photo prior to the UEFA Champions league Group A football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid, at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, on September 18, 2019. (Photo by GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT / AFP)

Idrissa Gueye gives edge to Paris Saint-Germain as Lyon lie in wait

Idrissa Gueye has earned rave reviews for his standout performance in Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League win over Real Madrid in midweek and the midfielder looks to be exactly what they have been sadly lacking in recent seasons.

France moves to lift secrecy on deadly 1968 plane crash

French authorities are working to declassify military files linked to a mysterious crash more than 50 years ago of an Air France plane that plunged into the Mediterranean just minutes before it was due to land, killing all 95 people aboard, families said.

‘Too many’ matches stopped for homophobia – French FA chief

The head of French football has pulled away from a hardline stance against homophobic chanting and banners in stadiums on Friday, saying that “too many matches” have been stopped due to anti-gay abuse.
Danish striker Kasper Dolberg has signed for Nice from Ajax, the Ligue 1 side announced on Thursday, becoming the first signing since this week’s takeover of the club by Ineos.

Nice sign Denmark’s Kasper Dolberg from Ajax

Danish striker Kasper Dolberg has signed for Nice from Ajax, the Ligue 1 side announced on Thursday, becoming the first signing since this week’s takeover of the club by Ineos.
Mario Balotelli being without a club as a new season approaches is not normal, says Italy head coach Roberto Mancini.

Roberto Mancini: I love Mario Balotelli but I can’t do anything for him anymore

Mario Balotelli being without a club as a new season approaches is "not normal", says Italy head coach Roberto Mancini.
Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar attends a training session of French L1 football club Paris Saint-Germain in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, near Paris, on August 10, 2019. (Photo by DOMINIQUE FAGET - AFP)

PSG, French football braced for Neymar exit

The saga of Neymar’s seemingly inevitable departure from Paris Saint-Germain is proving a long, drawn-out affair bringing the curtain down on what will ultimately feel like a fleeting and failed experiment.
Former Real Madrid star Wesley Sneijder has announced his retirement.

Former Real Madrid star retires from football

The Dutch international scored 22-goals and provided 25 assists in 116 appearances for Inter Milan 2009 and 2013 after he left Real Madrid for Serie A.

Dutch legend Wesley Sneijder announces retirement

Dutch legend and Inter’s treble winner Wesley Sneijder has retired from professional football.
Taiwo Awoniyi

Nice lead chase to sign Taiwo Awoniyi on loan from Liverpool

Nigeria forward Taiwo Awoniyi is set to join French Ligue 1 side, Nice on loan from Liverpool for the 2019/2020 campaign.

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Ondo denies unconditional release of monarch from prison

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EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

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