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Junior Ajayi to hold crucial talks with Al Ahly over Sporting Lisbon move

Nigeria forward Junior Ajayi is keen on securing a move to Portuguese club, Sporting Lisbon, despite his Egyptian club, Al Ahly’s decision not to sanction the switch.

Jose Mourinho picks Super Eagles to reach World Cup Round of 16

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has picked the Super Eagles and Argentina to emerge from a tough-looking Group D at the World Cup in Russia.

Juventus sign Perin to fill Buffon-sized hole

Juventus have moved to replace goalkeeping great Gianluigi Buffon with the acquisition of Mattia Perin from Genoa, the Italian champions announced on Friday.

Roma fans select Nigeria’s shirt as best kit

Roma fans have overwhelmingly voted Nigeria’s kit as the best Nike home shirt on display at this summer’s World Cup in Russia.

World Cup: NFF begs Nigerians to believe in Super Eagles despite friendly losses

The Nigeria Football Federation has urged fans to keep faith with the Super Eagles in spite of the two recent losses recorded in their pre-World Cup friendly matches.

World Cup: Super Eagles midfield needs right combination – Bitrus Bewarang

The Nigeria Football Federation Technical Director, Bitrus Bewarang, has urged Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, to strike the right balance in the team’s midfield ahead of the World Cup.

FIFA ranking: Super Eagles, Croatia drop, Argentina, Iceland maintain positions

The Super Eagles of Nigeria dropped one place from 47th position to 48th in the latest FIFA world ranking.

Nigeria’s goalkeeper, defence worry fans ahead World Cup

Football fans in Ebonyi have raised alarm over the performances of Super Eagles’ first choice goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho, and the entire backline as the team prepares for the Russia 2018 World Cup.

Nwankwo Kanu recovers stolen $11,000

Russian police on Monday detained two baggage handlers at a Moscow airport on suspicion of taking cash worth $11,000 from former Nigerian skipper Nwankwo Kanu’s check-in luggage as he flew from London to the World Cup host country.

Francis Uzoho unhappy despite fine performance against England

Goalkeeper of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Francis Uzoho has given his views on Nigeria’s 1-2 loss to England in yesterday’s international friendly game decided at the new Wembley stadium.

Super Eagles’ Ogenyi Onazi hails NFF over players’ welfare, logistics, bonus payment

Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has praised the present Nigeria Football Federation administration headed by Amaju Melvin Pinnick for how they have handled the general care and welfare for the various national teams.

Gernot Rohr: Moses Simon not fit for World Cup

Super Eagles Head Coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that injured Moses Simon would not be fit to merit a berth in the final 23-man squad for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Cristiano Ronaldo beats Gareth Bale to Champions League goal of the season

Cristiano Ronaldo's overhead kick against Juventus in this season's Champions League quarterfinals was better than Gareth Bale's against Liverpool in the final, according to UEFA's Technical Observers.

Celestine Babayaro backs Nigeria to ‘do exciting things’ at World Cup

Nigeria 'could go on to do exciting things' at the Russia 2018 World Cup, according to ex-international Celestine Babayaro.

Joel Obi stakes claim for World Cup spot against DR Congo

Torino midfielder Joel Obi will today be handed a second chance to play at the World Cup when he lines up against DR Congo in a friendly in Port Harcourt.

World Cup: Super Eagles ‘happy’ with underdogs tag – Mikel Obi

World Cup-bound Nigeria are "more than happy with being written off," according to captain John Mikel Obi.

Liverpool fans’ fury over cancelled Champions League final flights

Liverpool fans have spoken of their anger after their flights to the Champions League final were cancelled.

Istanbul to host 2020 Champions League final

UEFA have been under pressure to ensure future final host cities have the hotel and airport infrastructure to cope with the influx of fans, delegates and media for the biggest game in club football.

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech.

President Buhari pledges to restore devastated communities in North-East

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country that his administration will leave no stone unturned in restoring their devastated communities for their immediate and safe return.
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Ante Rebic: Argentina were so bad I didn’t want Lionel Messi’s jersey

Ante Rebic was so disappointed in Argentina's performance and conduct in Croatia's 3-0 win over them that he decided not to ask Lionel Messi to swap jerseys.

UN: Rule of law ‘virtually absent’ in Venezuela

Security forces in Venezuela have carried out hundreds of unjustified killings without any apparent consequences, the United Nations has said in a new report, drawing a rejection from government officials in Caracas.
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Gernot Rohr: Shake up in Super Eagles paid dividends

Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr, has claimed that tactical shake-up paid dividends as they beat Iceland 2-0 in Volgograd, Russia on Friday.

APC rules out crisis in national convention

The Sub-Committee on Monitoring, Coordination and Compliance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Convention Committee, has allayed fears that the convention, scheduled holding on Saturday, would be marred by crisis.