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WCQ: Injured Liverpool star Sadio Mane named in Senegal squad

Injured Liverpool star Sadio Mane has been included in Senegal's squad for next month's World Cup qualifiers despite his existing hamstring strain.

Percy Tau stars as South Africa beat Burkina Faso 3-1

Percy Tau starred for a much-changed and much-improved South Africa in a crucial 3-1 victory over Burkina Faso Saturday in a 2018 World Cup Africa zone qualifier in Soweto.

WCQ: Russia in sight for Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa in trouble

Nigeria hammered African champions Cameroon Friday to virtually seal a 2018 World Cup place, but Ghana drew and South Africa lost to suffer serious qualifying setbacks.

Cameroon must take four points from Nigeria to keep World Cup hopes alive –...

Cameroon coach Hugo Broos admits their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign is doomed if they do not take at least four points off Nigeria in back-to-back clashes.

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Argentina goalkeeper Romero out of World Cup after suffering knee injury

Argentina on Tuesday suffered a blow as goalkeeper Sergio Romero was ruled out of the World Cup due to a knee injury.

Oil heads towards $100 on mounting supply concerns

Brent crude oil rose above $80 a barrel on Tuesday, supported by concern that falling Venezuelan crude output and a potential drop in Iranian exports could further tighten global supply.

CAN commiserates with Catholics over murdered priests, parishioners

The Christian Association of Nigeria on Tuesday commiserated with the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria as it conducted mass burial for the two priests and parishioners killed by the herdsmen in Benue State in April.

Panama to open embassy in Nigeria

President Juan Carlos Varela of the Republic of Panama has said that his country would soon open an Embassy in Abuja to cement the relationship between Panama and Nigeria.

Boko Haram insurgency affects 14 millions people – envoy

No fewer than 14.8 million people were affected by the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria with at least 1.7 million of them displaced.