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Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has stated Nigeria midfielder John Ogu reminds him of his former teammate Yaya Toure.

John Ogu: More overseas-based players want Super Eagles

Super Eagles midfielder, John Ogu, says the national team looks more attractive to Nigerian players in the diaspora following the team’s superb display in a 2-2 friendly against Ukraine at the Dnipro Arena on Tuesday.

Xenophobia: Eagles kick, Zambia cancel South Africa friendly

Nigerian players have taken to the social media to condemn the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and citizens of other countries living in South Africa.
Joy Nkoro scored a hat-trick on Thursday in Abuja to help Vera Gold Amazons Football Club to a 3-0 defeat of defending champions Blessed Unity Angels FC at the ongoing 2019 FCT Women’s FA Cup.

How African footballers in Europe spend their money

African footballers – like other players from developing countries – invariably earn sums of money far greater than their contemporaries back home.

Imama Amapakabo: We won’t take Sudan for granted

Head coach of the national U23 team, Dream Team, coach Imama Amapakabo has revealed that he and his players will not take Sudan for granted when both countries go head to head in the final Olympic qualifier next month.
Captain Rabiu Ali scored with an overhead kick as Kano Pillars came from behind to beat Asante Kotoko 3-2 in the first leg Caf Champions League preliminary round clash at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano on Saturday.

Kano Pillars return to Kaduna to prepare for Caf Champions League tie against Asante...

Ahead of their crucial Caf Champions League tie away to Ghana's Asante Kotoko in Kumasi next weekend, the management of Kano Pillars have announced the club will be returning to Kaduna to prepare for the game.
Asante Kotoko have unveiled a preliminary squad for Saturday's Caf Champions League clash with Kano Pillars of Nigeria.

Kotoko hits Kano for epic clash against Pillars

A strong contingent comprising of players, coaches, backroom staff and officials from Ghana have arrived the ancient city of Kano for the epic CAF Champions’ league cracker between Kano Pillars FC and Ashanti Kotoko FC of Ghana.
Arsenal first-team operations manager Ameesh Manek has been charged with improper conduct by the FA for his behaviour during Sunday's defeat to Crystal Palace.

Arsenal duo out of Newcastle trip after further security incidents

Arsenal will be without the services of Mesut Özil and Sead Kolašinac against Newcastle due to ‘further security incidents’.

FIFA approves new rules for the good of the game

The International Football Association Board (IFAB) officially agreed to a number of amendments and clarifications to the current laws of the game on June 1, 2019.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor splashes cash gifts on Pillars players for Aiteo Cup success

Players and officials of Aiteo Federation Cup champions, Kano Pillars have been rewarded with $1000 each by Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, for winning the competition.
Thomas Dennerby

Thomas Dennerby: Nigerian women football is full of many good coaches, talented players

Thomas Dennerby, the Technical Adviser of the Super Falcons, says women football in Nigeria is filled with good coaches and talented players.
FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019

Basketball Africa League: Lagos selected as one of the host cities

Lagos (Nigeria) has been selected as one of the host cities for the newly inaugurated Basketball Africa League (BAL).
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Edo APC: Third party behind Governor Obaseki, Adams Oshiomhole rift

The local chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State has blamed the perceived feud between Governor Mr. Godwin Obaseki and the national chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole on some selfish individuals.

Chelsea face homegrown problem after Paris Saint-Germain drop Tiémoué Bakayoko interest

Chelsea are reportedly facing a problem regarding the number of non-homegrown players in their squad, after Paris Saint-Germain dropped interest in midfielder Tiémoué Bakayoko.

NNL: Senator Saraki’s club goes on indefinite break

The management of Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) FC of Ilorin has approved an indefinite break for staff, players and technical crew of the club.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Afcon: Fans advise Super Eagles not to be distracted by VAR

As the quarter-finals of the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) get underway, football fans in Nasarawa State have advised the Super Eagles to focus on their encounter against South Africa.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has already set his sight on the team’s round of 16 game, putting behind his team’s surprise 2-0 defeat to Madagascar in Sunday’s last Group B game of the Africa cup of Nation at the Alexandria Stadium, Egypt.

Afcon: Super Eagles shun dinner after losing to Madagascar

Super Eagles players shunned dinner for an emergency meeting as they returned to their hotel following their 2-0 defeat at the hands of Madagascar in their final Group B game of the Africa Cup of Nations at the Alexandria Stadium on Sunday.
On Saturday, the Super Falcons lost 3-0 to Germany in the Round of 16 but refused to leave their Mecure Hotel in protest over their unpaid bonuses and other outstanding payments.

Super Falcons protest unpaid bonuses in France after Women’s World Cup exit

On Saturday, the Super Falcons lost 3-0 to Germany in the Round of 16 but refused to leave their Mecure Hotel in protest over their unpaid bonuses and other outstanding payments.
Agege Stadium was thrown into chaos on Monday (today) after the NPFL Super Six match between Kano Pillars and Rangers which ended 1-1. 1

Edema Fuludu: Deduct nine points from clubs as punishment for violence in NPFL

Edema Fuludu, a Match Commissioner to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), has advised the League Management Company (LMC) to deduct nine points from any club involved in any form of violence during Nigeria Premier League matches.

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Confederation cup campaigners Rangers international on Saturday in Libreville got a consolation goal that will no doubt be a plus ahead of the return leg tie against AS Pelican of Gabon.

CafCC: Rangers optimistic of qualification despite Libreville defeat

Nigeria’s representatives in the CAF Confederation Cup, Rangers International F.C are full of optimism of qualifying for the next round of the competition despite suffering a 2-1 loss to debutants, A.S Pelican in a first-leg, first round tie in Libreville.

30 kidnap victims including 12 children freed in Katsina

Thirty kidnap victims including 12 children and 18 women have been freed from their captivity by armed bandits in Katsina State.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Ex-AGF: Why former President Jonathan refused to sack 3 Northern governors over Boko Haram

The real reason why the former president, Goodluck Jonathan, declared a state of emergency in the three northern states of Adamawa, Yobe and Borno State without removing the governors and the local government chairman has now been made public by the former Attorney General, Mohammed Adoke.
Britain’s Tyson Fury overcame an early cut over his right eye to win a majority decision against his gutsy Swedish opponent Otto Wallin in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Tyson Fury survives severe cut to outpoint Sweden’s Wallin

Undefeated British heavyweight Tyson Fury shook off a left hook to the temple that left him bloodied and bruised before battling to a unanimous points win over Sweden’s Otto Wallin Saturday.

Ex-foreign affairs minister wants Nigeria to sue South Africa over xenophobic attacks

Former Nigerian minister of foreign affairs Professor Bolaji Akinyemi Sunday called on the Nigerian Government to drag South Africa to the International Criminal Court of Justice for the xenophobic attacks that claimed the lives of Nigerians.