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PSV Nigerian striker Noni Madueke says he is not ruling out the possibility of representing Nigeria at senior international level.

Noni Madueke: I’m open to playing for Nigeria

PSV Nigerian striker Noni Madueke says he is not ruling out the possibility of representing Nigeria at senior international level.
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba was not surprised by the electoral commission of the Ivory Coast Football Federation’s (FIF) rejection of the former striker’s presidency bid, his staff said Thursday.

Didier Drogba pens emotional tribute to Diego Maradona

Ex-Chelsea star Didier Drogba has paid an emotional tribute to Argentina legend Diego Maradona, who passed away in November.
Bundesliga side, Borussia Dortmund, have confirmed that Erling Haaland, their impressive striker, has sustained a hamstring injury.

Borussia Dortmund confirm Haaland Hamstring injury blow

Bundesliga side, Borussia Dortmund, have confirmed that Erling Haaland, their impressive striker, has sustained a hamstring injury.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice on his return to the Juventus side as the Old Lady beat Spezia 4-1 on Sunday.

Cristiano Ronaldo wins 2020 Golden Foot Award

Now, the 35-year-old is adding another gong to the honour rolls once again. Ronaldo has been awarded the Golden Foot award for 2020. He achieved this honour by beating out stiff competition from the likes Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski, Juve’s Giorgio Chiellini, PSG’s Neymar, Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos, Man City’s Sergio Aguero, Barcelona’s Gerard Pique, Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah and Inter Milan’s Arturo Vidal.
Lionel Messi honored the late great Diego Maradona Sunday by wearing Maradona's Newell's Old Boys shirt under his Barcelona jersey. (David Ramos-Getty Images)

Lionel Messi fined for Diego Maradona shirt celebration

Barcelona skipper Lionel Messi has been hit with a £540 fine for his tribute to Diego Maradona after the legend’s death.
Barcelona full-back Sergi Roberto has tested positive for coronavirus, the club have confirmed on Wednesday.

Barcelona full-back Sergi Roberto tests positive for coronavirus

Roberto had been enjoying a prominent role in Ronald Koeman's squad before being forced off the pitch with a thigh injury during Barca's 1-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid on November 21.
Forward Karim Adeyemi scored his first UEFA Champions League goal for RB Salzburg in Tuesday’s encounter against Lokomotiv Moscow at the RZD Arena, Moscow.

Karim Adeyemi hands Salzburg Europa league hope

Forward Karim Adeyemi scored his first UEFA Champions League goal for RB Salzburg in Tuesday’s encounter against Lokomotiv Moscow at the RZD Arena, Moscow.
Napoli head coach Gennaro Gattuso is confident that Victor Osimhen will be a great asset to his team as the season progresses.

Napoli boss rues Victor Osimhen’s absence

Napoli manager Gennaro Gattuso says the absence of Victor Osimhen is being felt within the team despite Sunday’s 4-0 win over Roma in a Series A tie.
Taiwo Awoniyi scored his maiden goal for Union Berlin who recorded a 2-1 away win against FC Cologne.

Taiwo Awoniyi wants permanent move away from Liverpool

Nigeria forward Taiwo Awoniyi is considering a permanent move away from Liverpool.
Manchester City have ended their pursuit of Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, according to Spanish football expert Semra Hunter.

Barcelona boss: There are only two moments where Lionel Messi can rest this season

Barcelona get ready to host Ferencvaros in gameweek 5 of the UEFA Champions League, hoping to build on their spectacular back-to-back victories against Dynamo Kyiv and Osasuna in the last week.
Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood can improve their game by studying the movement of new team-mate Edinson Cavani, says former Manchester United defender Wes Brown.

Luke Chadwick: A lot of teams will regret not signing Edinson Cavani

There will be “a lot of teams regretting” not signing Edinson Cavani, says Luke Chadwick, with the former Manchester United winger admitting that an experienced frontman has proved him wrong.
Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Raul Jimenez says he hopes to be back playing football soon despite suffering a fractured skull in a horrific clash of heads with Arsenal defender David Luiz.

Wolves’ Raul Jimenez hopes to return after fractured skull

Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Raul Jimenez says he hopes to be back playing football soon despite suffering a fractured skull in a horrific clash of heads with Arsenal defender David Luiz.
Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti believes Alex Iwobi needs more confidence to play in the wingback position for Everton.

Alex Iwobi: Playing under Carlo Ancelotti similar to Arsene Wenger

Super Eagles midfielder Alex Iwobi has likened playing under Carlo Ancelotti at Everton to his former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger.

Manchester City’s Ederson calls for concussion subs

Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson called for the introduction of concussion substitutes to football following the clash of heads between Raul Jimenez and David Luiz that left the former with a fractured skull.
Thiago Alcantara is still weeks away from a return for Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp confirmed on Monday as he pinpointed a bad-tempered Merseyside derby against Everton last month as the root cause of his side's injury crisis.

Jurgen Klopp confirms Thiago Alcantara still weeks away from Liverpool return

Thiago Alcantara is still weeks away from a return for Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp confirmed on Monday as he pinpointed a bad-tempered Merseyside derby against Everton last month as the root cause of his side's injury crisis.
Former Napoli centre-forward Andrea Carnevale has urged Victor Osimhen to be more selfish in order to score more goals.

We have missed Victor Osimhen – Napoli coach

The Coach of Serie A club Napoli, Gennaro Gattuso, has admitted the services of their mercurial signing Victor Osimhen is being missed despite the good results the club has been able to record in the absence of the Nigerian striker.
Ederson has joked that he is the best penalty taker at Manchester City, but says Pep Guardiola will not allow him to take them.

Ederson: I’m the best penalty taker at Manchester City

The City boss said himself that the goalkeeper was the best player in his squad at scoring spot-kicks last season when his side went through a poor run of missing penalties. Raheem Sterling, Gabriel Jesus, Ilkay Gundogan and Sergio Aguero all spurned chances from the spot when City missed four of seven between November and February.
Mesut Ozil’s lucrative contract extension at Arsenal has led to “tension” in the Gunners camp, claims former forward Jeremie Aliadiere.

Jack Wilshere: Arsenal missing Mesut Ozil creativity

Ozil has been exiled by current Gunners boss Mikel Arteta and has been left out of the north Londoners' 25-man squads for the Premier League and Europa League.

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Village head killed, eight others abducted by Zamfara bandits

An attack by bandits in the Gwaram community, Talatan Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State has left the village head dead and eight others abducted.
Bahrain’s imports from Israel will not be subject to distinctions between products made within Israel and those from illegal settlements in occupied territory, the Bahraini trade minister has said, drawing a rebuke from Palestinians.

Bahrain open to imports from illegal Israeli settlements

Bahrain’s imports from Israel will not be subject to distinctions between products made within Israel and those from illegal settlements in occupied territory, the Bahraini trade minister has said, drawing a rebuke from Palestinians.
A court-appointed committee has yet to find the parents of 628 children separated at the border early in the Trump administration, according to a court filing that also said the government last week provided additional phone numbers to aid the long-running search [File: Santiago Billy/AP Photo]

Search persists for parents of 628 kids separated at US border

A court-appointed committee has yet to find the parents of 628 children separated at the United States-Mexico border early in the Trump administration, according to a court filing on Wednesday that also said the government last week provided additional phone numbers to aid the long-running search.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

#EndSARS: Police file suit to end judicial panels’ probes

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) have filed a suit to stop the judicial panels of inquiry set up by state governors to probe allegations of police brutality by men of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad at the Federal High Court in Abuja.

Palace razed in Ondo communal clash

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