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Nigeria have been handed a major boost ahead of their Algeria clash with Asisat Oshoala making a scoring return as Barcelona defeated Seagulls 5-1 on Thursday.

Nigeria handed major boost as Asisat Oshoala makes scoring return in Barcelona win

Nigeria have been handed a major boost ahead of their Algeria clash with Asisat Oshoala making a scoring return as Barcelona defeated Seagulls 5-1 on Thursday.
Having experienced several defeats in the hands of Egypt in two finals of the African Games, Olufunke Oshonaike believes the North Africans cannot prevent them in this year’s final of the 12th African Games holding in Rabat, Morocco.

Africa Games: We can’t be stopped again by Egypt – Funke Oshonaike

Having experienced several defeats in the hands of Egypt in two finals of the African Games, Olufunke Oshonaike believes the North Africans cannot prevent them in this year’s final of the 12th African Games holding in Rabat, Morocco.
Asisat Oshoala has given an untimely injury scare for Nigeria after the striker picked up a knock in Barcelona's 1-0 win over Montpelier on Sunday.

Asisat Oshoala injury scare for Nigeria ahead of Olympic qualifier in Algeria

Asisat Oshoala has given an untimely injury scare for Nigeria after the striker picked up a knock in Barcelona's 1-0 win over Montpelier on Sunday.
A leading independent newspaper in Nigeria, Daily Trust, has called for nomination of exemplary personalities for the coveted African of the Year 2019.

Daily Trust invites nomination for African of the Year 2019 Award

A leading independent newspaper in Nigeria, Daily Trust, has called for nomination of exemplary personalities for the coveted African of the Year 2019.

African Games: Chris Danjuma tasks Falconets to write their names in gold

Nigeria U20 women's head coach Christopher Danjuma has backed his side to claim the coveted gold medal at the 2019 African Games in Morocco.
Youssef Chahed

Tunisia’s premier submits bid to run for presidency

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has confirmed he will take part in the country's upcoming presidential elections that are scheduled to take place on September 15.
Flying Eagles head coach, Paul Aigbogun, has reaffirmed his players readiness for today’s Group A clash against Burundi at the 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations Cup in Niger.

All Africa Games: Flying Eagles coach names final squad

The coach of the Nigeria U-20 team, Paul Aigbogun, has announced his final 18-man squad for the 2019 African Games men’s football event billed for Morocco.
Tunisia's Prime Minister Youssef Chahed

Tunisia’s premier submits bid to run for president

Tunisian Prime Minister, Youssef Chahed, on Friday submitted an application to run for president, making him one of the likely frontrunners in the country’s polls in September.
Explaining the possible reasons, it continued: “The restrictions come after the publication of a video where Algeria’s ex-defense minister Khaled Nezzar addressed “members of the National People’s Army” calling on them to “realize the demands of the people,” understood as to be a call for the public to oust military leader Ahmed Gaid Salah.”

Algeria briefly blocked internet after online call to oust army

Internet rights group, NetBlocks, reported on Thursday (August 8) that Algeria blocked internet briefly over a politico-security incident.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF commends Colombia’s decision on Venezuelan children

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) welcomed the Colombian government’s decision to prevent statelessness for thousands of children born in Colombia to Venezuelan parents, who have been in the country since August 2015.

Libya to shut down three migrant detention centers

Libya plans to shut down three migrant detention centers in the country following deadly shipwrecks on the Mediterranean at the end of July.
Ismael Bennacer

AC Milan sign Algeria’s Africa Cup star Ismael Bennacer

AC Milan on Sunday announced the signing of French-born Algerian midfielder Ismael Bennacer, named player of the tournament at the recently concluded Africa Cup of Nations won by the North African side.
With the ongoing crisis in Libya, Prime Minister, Fayez Mustafa al-Sarraj, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to use Nigeria’s position to restore peace in his country (Libya).

Libya premier begs President Buhari to help restore peace in North African country

With the ongoing crisis in Libya, Prime Minister, Fayez Mustafa al-Sarraj, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to use Nigeria’s position to restore peace in his country (Libya).
Laurent Blanc

Morocco turn to 1998 World Cup winner after Rohr snub

Morocco Football Federation have turned their attention to 1988 French World Cup winner Laurent Blanc for the vacant managerial position after Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr snubbed North Africa nations.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

NEMA receives 171 Nigerians from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday received another batch of 171 stranded Nigerians from Libya.
Herve Renard

Mustapha Hadji blames Herve Renard for Morocco’s AFCON failure

Morocco football legend Mustapha Hadji has blamed head coach Herve Renard for the team’s failure at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.
Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo has warned South Africa not to expect the same Nigeria performance as the qualifiers when they clash in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Wednesday.

Afcon: Super Eagles unlucky in defeat to Algeria – Odion Ighalo

Odion Ighalo believes the Super Eagles were unlucky to lose their semifinal clash at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt to the Desert Foxes of Algeria.
Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly is pained by the fact he will not be part of the team which will play Algeria in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) final.

Kalidou Koulibaly: It pains me to miss Afcon final

Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly is pained by the fact he will not be part of the team which will play Algeria in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) final.

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Rangers International FC have confirmed their attacking midfielder Godwin Aguda has left the club and joined Saudi Arabia side Al Washm FC for the season.

Godwin Aguda joins Saudi second-tier side from Rangers

Rangers International FC have confirmed their attacking midfielder Godwin Aguda has left the club and joined Saudi Arabia side Al Washm FC for the season.
The Bishop of Sokoto Diocese and the grandson of the late Premier Ahmadu Bello at the venue of the wedding

Sultan’s daughter weds former Governor Yuguda’s son — in pictures

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes Arsenal have become genuine title contenders following the recruitment of "amazing" new players.

Jurgen Klopp: ‘Amazing’ signings make Arsenal definite title contenders

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes Arsenal have become genuine title contenders following the recruitment of "amazing" new players.
Neymar could make his first appearance of the season for Paris Saint-Germain against Toulouse on Sunday, manager Thomas Tuchel has revealed.

Neymar could make PSG return for Toulouse clash – coach

Neymar could make his first appearance of the season for Paris Saint-Germain against Toulouse on Sunday, manager Thomas Tuchel has revealed.