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Former Sunderland forward Wahbi Khazri headlines Tunisian final 23-man squad for the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Ex-Sunderland star headlines Tunisia final 23-man for AFCON

With Reigning African Champions, Esperance de Tunis players dominate the list but Al Ahly’s left-back Ali Maaloul was the biggest casualty in the team after he was omitted despite enjoying an impressive season, scoring six goals while assisting seven in 24 games.
France are “outsiders” for the Women’s World Cup, according to boss Corinne Diacre, despite the hosts all but securing a place in the knockout stage with victory over Norway.

WWC: France edge past Norway in front of 34,000

France are “outsiders” for the Women’s World Cup, according to boss Corinne Diacre, despite the hosts all but securing a place in the knockout stage with victory over Norway.
The Super Falcons on Wednesday boosted Nigeria’s chances of qualifying for the next round in the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in France with a 2-0 victory over South Korea. 31

WWC: President Buhari salutes Super Falcons for victory on Democracy Day

After the June 12, Democracy day celebration in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari revealed he took time out to watch the Super Falcons World Cup match against South Korea and was pleased with the female footballer’s victory on the nation’s special day.
World football–ruling body, FIFA on Wednesday formally welcomed African champions Nigeria to the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals.

FIFA formally welcomes Super Falcons to France 2019

World football–ruling body, FIFA on Wednesday formally welcomed African champions Nigeria to the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals.
Mario Balotelli has revealed that he wants to stay at Marseille beyond the end of this season and says the club is on another level from Nice.

Mario Balotelli hopeful of extended stay at Marseille

Mario Balotelli is hopeful of still being at Marseille next season after his contract at the Ligue 1 side expired.

Chelsea activate Olivier Giroud’s one-year contract extension clause

Chelsea have activated a clause in Olivier Giroud's contract to extend his deal for an extra year and keep him with the club for next season.

Firm fined for supplying power to EKEDC’s customers

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has slammed a fine on a power firm, PIPP LVI DisCo Limited, for supplying electricity to customers of Eko Electricity Distribution Company without approval.
Allan Saint-Maximin

Nice’s Allan Saint-Maximin ready for step up amid Milan interest

Nice forward Allan Saint-Maximin is ready to take the next step in his career amid reported interest from AC Milan.
Neymar has a secret clause in his contract

Thomas Tuchel happy with Neymar amid Paris Saint-Germain slump

Thomas Tuchel praised Neymar's performance as struggling Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain drew against Nice.
Neymar has a secret clause in his contract

Neymar reaches 50 goals for PSG with penalty against Nice

Neymar scored for the 50th time for Paris Saint-Germain in Saturday's Ligue 1 clash with Nice, reaching the half-century landmark in his 57th game.
PSG’s Edinson Cavani, left, reacts after missing a scoring chance during the French League One soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Nice at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France, Saturday, May 4, 2019. (Christophe Ena/Associated Press)

Edinson Cavani misses late penalty as Paris Saint-Germain draw

Paris Saint-Germain’s dismal recent run in Ligue 1 continued on Saturday as Edinson Cavani missed a stoppage-time penalty for the French champions in a scrappy 1-1 home draw with Nice.
Neymar has netted his 50th goal for Paris Saint-Germain, with a half-century reached in just 57 appearances.

Neymar reaches PSG half-century just 57 appearances after €222m move

The Brazil international made his way to France in the summer transfer window of 2017.
Neymar

Thomas Tuchel: Neymar hates losing

Thomas Tuchel believes it is clear that Neymar has felt the effects of Paris Saint-Germain's recent poor run as the French Football Federation (FFF) opened proceedings against the forward.
Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness says he would buy Kylian Mbappe immediately if the German giants could afford the Paris Saint-Germain star.

Kylian Mbappe gets three-game ban for Coupe de France red card

Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe has been given a three-match suspensionby the French Football Federation (FFF) after his red card in the Coupe de France final defeat to Rennes, while an investigation has been opened into Neymar’s post match altercation with a spectator.
Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger: Patrick Vieira will become Arsenal manager in future

Former Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger, has said Patrick Vieira is destined to return to the club as manager in the future.
Patrick Vieira

Patrick Vieira: Composure key in Premier League title race

Former Manchester City midfielder Patrick Vieira thinks squad depth and composure will prove to be the deciding factors in the race for the Premier League title.
FIFA has announced that the tickets for the Group A clash between hosts France and the Super Falcons of Nigeria at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup has been sold out.

FIFA: More than 720,000 women’s world cup tickets sold

The opening match between the hosts and South Korea at the Parc de Princes in Paris is sold out, along with the semi-finals and final, which are in Lyon.

Stakeholders push ideas for revamping Nigeria’s learning approach

Stakeholders in the education sector are pushing for a fundamental change to the Nigerian learning approach, which is said to frustrate the smooth transition from education to employment for many graduates.

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Didier Drogba has given his endorsement to Frank Lampard as he says his former team-mate is ready to manage Chelsea despite only one year of experience with Derby County.

Didier Drogba: Frank Lampard ready for Chelsea manager job

Didier Drogba has given his endorsement to Frank Lampard as he says his former team-mate is ready to manage Chelsea despite only one year of experience with Derby County.
New Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has sworn-in the Senators-elect of the 9th Assembly to pave way for legislative business to begin.

Senate President Lawan sets up ad hoc committee

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday, swore in a 12-member ad hoc committee to liaise with the management of the National Assembly on housekeeping issues
Lagos State High Court.

Gang-rape: Complainant seeks withdrawal of case against defendants

A 24-year-old woman (names withheld), allegedly drugged at a nightclub and gang-raped in an hotel in Lekki, Lagos, by two dropouts of Babcock University, wants the criminal suit filed against the defendants – Don-Chima George and Olusegun Razak, withdrawn.

LAUTECH student, 15 others arrested for alleged robbery, cultism

The Police in Oyo State on Thursday said it had arrested 16 suspects, including an accounting student of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, over alleged armed robbery, cultism and conspiracy.
Acho Ihim

Imo AA deputy governorship candidate dumps party for PDP

The Imo State Deputy governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) and immediate past Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Acho Ihim, has decamped to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).