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Nigerian youngster Ossai Stephen Nosike over the weekend extended his goal tally in the on-going season to an impressive 18 with Grupo Desportivo Vilar de Perdizes.

Ossai Nosike grabs goal number 18 with Vilar de Perdizes

Nigerian youngster Ossai Stephen Nosike over the weekend extended his goal tally in the on-going season to an impressive 18 with Grupo Desportivo Vilar de Perdizes.
Former AC Milan player Kaka at the St. Petersburg Stadium. MB Media via Getty Images

Kaka: Lionel Messi effect is keeping Cristiano Ronaldo at the top

Cristiano Ronaldo's motivation to stay at the top of world football comes from his rivalry with Barcelona star Lionel Messi, Kaka says.
Roma suffered a 2-1 road loss to SPAL, and new manager Claudio Ranieri reacted strongly to the possibility that the club will miss out on Champions League qualification next season.

Claudio Ranieri’s Champions League ambitions dented by SPAL

Claudio Ranieri’s Roma fell to a shock 2-1 defeat at struggling SPAL on Saturday, missing a golden opportunity to close the gap on Champions League rivals Inter Milan and AC Milan.
Manchester United can have no excuses about the manner of their exit against Wolves in the FA Cup on Saturday night.

Wolves shock ‘poor’ Manchester United to reach FA Cup semis

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted Manchester United produced the poorest performance of his reign as Wolves sent them crashing out of the FA Cup on Saturday with a 2-1 quarter-final win.
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo will play no part in a meeting with Genoa on Sunday as he is awarded a well-earned break.

Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo granted rest after Champions League hat-trick heroics

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo will play no part in a meeting with Genoa on Sunday as he is awarded a well-earned break.
Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho awaits kick off in the Champions League group H football match between Manchester United and Juventus at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on October 23, 2018. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Roman Calderon: Jose Mourinho was Real Madrid’s first choice

Jose Mourinho was Florentino Perez's first choice as Real Madrid head coach, and not Zinedine Zidane, according to former club president Roman Calderon.

Jose Mourinho: Perfect reunion for Zinedine Zidane and Real Madrid

Having coached the Spanish giants between 2010 and 2013, Mourinho had been linked with a return to the Santiago Bernabeu to replace Santiago Solari, who was sacked following Madrid's Champions League exit at the hands of Ajax.

Nigerian Navy deploys 15 warships to multinational exercise

The Nigerian Navy says no fewer than 500 naval officers and 15 warships have been deployed to a multinational sea exercise “Obangame Express”, sponsored by U.S. Africa Command.
Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar (C) attends the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and FC Girondins de Bordeaux at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, on February 9, 2019. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE - AFP)

Neymar risks fresh ban from Champions League

Neymar could be hit with a Champions League ban after UEFA opened an investigation on Wednesday into his foul-mouthed social media outburst about the refereeing during Paris Saint-Germain’s controversial exit to Manchester United last week.

Sunday Oliseh hails exceptional Cristiano Ronaldo on hat-trick feat in Juventus win over Atletico...

Former Super Eagles head coach Sunday Oliseh has heaped plaudits on Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo after he bagged a hat-trick in Juventus 3-0 win against Atletico Madrid in Tuesday night’s Champions League clash at the Allianz Stadium.
Cristiano Ronaldo Juventus Atletico Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo: Maybe I was signed for special champions league night

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo believes he was signed by Juventus for a special champions league night after helping the Italian Champions overturned two goals deficit against Atletico to book a place in the last eight.
Cristiano Ronaldo

Max Allegri: Cristiano Ronaldo will always score in Champions League

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri hailed Cristiano Ronaldo, saying it was “impossible to think” the star had just one Champions League goal this season before Tuesday’s heroics.
Real Madrid´s newly appointed French coach Zinedine Zidane arrives gives a press conference on March 11, 2019 in Madrid. – Zinedine Zidane has made a sensational return as coach of Real Madrid after Santiago Solari’s sacking was finally confirmed. Zidane has been given a contract until June 2022, just nine months after he resigned at the end of last season, having led Madrid to an historic third consecutive Champions League triumph. (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP)

Why Real Madrid chose Zinedine Zidane over Jose Mourinho

Real Madrid's turbulent season took another twist on Monday as Santiago Solari was given the boot, paving the way for Zinedine Zidane to return as head coach.
Chidiebere Nwakali

FC Porto rejects permanent deal for Kelechi Nwakali

Arsenal and Nigerian midfielder Kelechi Nwakali’s quest for a permanent switch to FC Porto where he is on loan may have failed following his inability to impress the Portuguese side in the ongoing season.
Kelechi Nwakali

Kelechi Nwakali gets call-up to Nigeria U23 squad

Kelechi Nwakali is in contention to make his international debut for the Olympic Dream team VII in a U23 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya at the Stade du 7 Mars, Ben Gardane on March 20.
A late Eden Hazard strike has earned Chelsea 1-1 draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers in Sunday’s Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge.

Eden Hazard saves Chelsea from defeat

A late Eden Hazard strike has earned Chelsea 1-1 draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers in Sunday’s Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge.
Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford is “a special, special player”, says Phil Neville, with the England international capable of being mentioned “in the same breath as Kylian Mbappe”.

Phil Neville: Marcus Rashford is special, can be as good as Kylian Mbappe

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford is “a special, special player”, says Phil Neville, with the England international capable of being mentioned “in the same breath as Kylian Mbappe”.
Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho ready to work as Real Madrid set for major changes after Ajax’s...

Revolution is in the air at Real Madrid after their Champions League empire was razed to the ground with an astounding 4-1 loss at home to Ajax Amsterdam on Tuesday.

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Nigerian youngster Ossai Stephen Nosike over the weekend extended his goal tally in the on-going season to an impressive 18 with Grupo Desportivo Vilar de Perdizes.

Ossai Nosike grabs goal number 18 with Vilar de Perdizes

Nigerian youngster Ossai Stephen Nosike over the weekend extended his goal tally in the on-going season to an impressive 18 with Grupo Desportivo Vilar de Perdizes.

BPE receives five bids for Yola DisCo, Afam GenCo

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has received five bids and proposals for the acquisition of the Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC) and Afam Electricity Generation Company (Afam Power Plc & Afam Three Fast Power Limited) by prospective core-investors.
A man gets his thumb marked to indicate he has voted at one of the polling unit in Lagos on March 9, 2019. – Nigerians are voting for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence. Elections for governors are being held in 29 of Nigeria’s 36 states, for all state assemblies, plus the administrative councils in the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

Osun elections: 2,500 voters expected to take part in supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Osun says 2,500 registered voters are expected to take part in the supplementary election for Oriade Constituency in Osun State Assembly on March 23.
Imane Fadil

Foul play suspected in death of witness in ex-Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi’s sex trial

Italian authorities are treating the death of Imane Fadil, a Moroccan model who was a witness in former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s “bunga bunga” trial, as a potential murder case.

Nasarawa Assembly minority leader defects to APC

The minority leader of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Mr Peter Mbucho (PDP-Akwanga North) on Monday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).