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2. A number of Everton fans have taken to Twitter to comment on Alex Iwobi’s performance as the Toffees beat Arsenal 2-1 at Goodison Park this weekend.

Alex Iwobi: How Jay Jay Okocha influenced my switch of allegiance

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Ademola Lookman, Ovie Ejaria await FIFA clearance to play for Super Eagles

Ademola Lookman and Ovie Ejaria are hopeful football governing body FIFA will clear them to play for Nigeria before the end of the year.
1. Super Eagles midfielder Joe Aribo has revealed that there will be no hiding place for the Squirrels of Benin ahead of Saturday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Porto-Novo.

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Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson said on-loan striker Michy Batshuayi should score in the Premier League if he wants to prove a point, not in an international mismatch between Belgium and Belarus.

Crystal Palace boss challenges Michy Batshuayi to step up in Premier League

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson said on-loan striker Michy Batshuayi should score in the Premier League if he wants to prove a point, not in an international mismatch between Belgium and Belarus.
The captain’s armband that Cristiano Ronaldo flung to the ground in disgust after Portugal were denied an injury-time winner against Serbia was sold at a charity auction for 64,000 euros ($75,000) to an anonymous bidder.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s castaway armband raises 64,000 euros at charity auction

The captain’s armband that Cristiano Ronaldo flung to the ground in disgust after Portugal were denied an injury-time winner against Serbia was sold at a charity auction for 64,000 euros ($75,000) to an anonymous bidder.
Fifa referee Charles Bulu is now in a stable condition after collapsing on Tuesday evening.

FIFA referee Charles Bulu in stable condition after collapsing during Cote d’Ivoire vs Ethiopia

Fifa referee Charles Bulu is now in a stable condition after collapsing on Tuesday evening.
Amaju Pinnick

NFF boss lauds Lagos governor, minister’s support on Alex Iwobi’s coronavirus ‘palava’

Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick, has expressed his gratitude to the Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo Olu and Information and Culture Minister, Lai Mohammed, for their support to rescue Super Eagles during Alex Iwobi’s out of the Covid-19 issue.
Robert Lewandowski says Bayern Munich will complete “one of the biggest historical achievements” in world football if they lift the Club World Cup in Qatar this month.

RB Leipzig wary of Bayern Munich with or without Robert Lewandowski

RB Leipzig say they will not take Bayern Munich lightly in Saturday’s Bundesliga showdown despite the knee injury that threatens to sideline top-scoring striker Robert Lewandowski.
Rangers attacking midfielder Joe Aribo and six other players hit Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers double-header against Benin Republic and Lesotho. 20

AFCONQ: Joe Aribo ruled out of Lesotho clash

Super Eagles midfielder Joe Aribo has been ruled out of today’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against the Crocodiles of Lesotho
Super Eagles German coach Gernot Rohr and the team’s captain Ahmed Musa played a role in crowning the best coach and best men’s player in Thursday’s award ceremony

Nigeria vs Lesotho: Gernot Rohr to make changes in Super Eagles’ squad

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, is set to ring the changes in today’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Crocodiles of Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.
Cristiano Ronaldo has protested over his disallowed goal against Serbia, saying that ‘an entire nation has been harmed’.

UEFA: Serbia, Portugal could have avoided Cristiano Ronaldo fury

A Cristiano Ronaldo goal not given in a dramatic 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier between Serbia and Portugal should have stood, UEFA said on Monday.
2. A number of Everton fans have taken to Twitter to comment on Alex Iwobi’s performance as the Toffees beat Arsenal 2-1 at Goodison Park this weekend.

Alex Iwobi leaves Super Eagles camp after positive coronavirus test

Alex Iwobi will not be available for Nigeria’s final 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Lesotho after testing positive for Covid-19.
Robert Lewandowski will miss Poland’s World Cup qualifier with England after sustaining a knee ligament injury in the win over Andorra on Sunday.

Robert Lewandowski ruled out of Poland vs England with knee injury

Robert Lewandowski will miss Poland’s World Cup qualifier with England after sustaining a knee ligament injury in the win over Andorra on Sunday.
Each Benin player will receive a bonus of $30,000 if they stop hosts Sierra Leone tomorrow and qualify for the 2021 AFCON in Cameroon, officials said.

Benin promise $30,000-a-man to qualify for 2021 AFCON

Each Benin player will receive a bonus of $30,000 if they stop hosts Sierra Leone tomorrow and qualify for the 2021 AFCON in Cameroon, officials said.
Portugal boss, Fernando Santos, insisted it isn’t possible that the officials who missed Cristiano Ronaldo’s late strike clearly cross the line as the reigning European champions were denied a late winner against Serbia.

Fernando Meira: Cristiano Ronaldo’s reaction after disallowed goal unacceptable as captain

Cristiano Ronaldo's explosive reaction to seeing a goal for Portugal disallowed, according to Fernando Meira, who says the striker should be setting a better example as captain.
Super Eagles defender Ola Aina has declared that Nigeria won’t underrate Benin Republic when both side clash in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Saturday.

Victorious Super Eagles return to Lagos for Lesotho clash

Gernot Rohr’s Super Eagles are back to Lagos after Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Benin Republic.
Portugal boss, Fernando Santos, insisted it isn’t possible that the officials who missed Cristiano Ronaldo’s late strike clearly cross the line as the reigning European champions were denied a late winner against Serbia.

Portugal boss: Dutch referee apologised to me

Portugal boss, Fernando Santos, insisted it isn’t possible that the officials who missed Cristiano Ronaldo’s late strike clearly cross the line as the reigning European champions were denied a late winner against Serbia.
7. Nigeria’s Super Eagles have qualified for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and kept up interest in Group L of the qualifiers after defeating hosts Benin Republic 1-0 at the Stade Charles de Gaulle in Porto-Novo yesterday.

Super Eagles legends congratulate national team after ‘massive win’ against Benin

The victory stretched Nigeria’s tally in Group L to 11 points as they remain unbeaten after five matches, which leaves Benin and Sierra Leone to battle for the last qualifying ticket in the group in Tuesday’s crunch match in Freetown.
South Africa star Percy Tau says they are not new to the nervy situation they are facing against Sudan in Sunday’s final Group C Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Omdurman.

AFCONQ: Percy Tau backs Bafana Bafana to repeat Libya heroics vs Sudan

South Africa star Percy Tau says they are not new to the nervy situation they are facing against Sudan in Sunday’s final Group C Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Omdurman.
Belgium may have played a poor game in drawing at the Czech Republic in their World Cup qualifier but coach Roberto Martinez said the character of the team had pleased him.

Coach Martinez pleased with character despite poor Belgian showing

Belgium may have played a poor game in drawing at the Czech Republic in their World Cup qualifier but coach Roberto Martinez said the character of the team had pleased him.
It was an epoch-making day when Stephanie Frappart reached another historic landmark in her professional career as a referee by becoming the first woman to ever officiate a men’s World Cup qualifying match, when she handled the whistle on Saturday.

French lady referee becomes first female to officiate men’s World Cup qualifier

was an epoch-making day when Stephanie Frappart reached another historic landmark in her professional career as a referee by becoming the first woman to ever officiate a men’s World Cup qualifying match, when she handled the whistle on Saturday.
5. Nigeria’s Super Eagles have qualified for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and kept up interest in Group L of the qualifiers after defeating hosts Benin Republic 1-0 at the Stade Charles de Gaulle in Porto-Novo yesterday.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles end Benin’s eight-year unbeaten home record

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have qualified for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and kept up interest in Group L of the qualifiers after defeating hosts Benin Republic 1-0 at the Stade Charles de Gaulle in Porto-Novo yesterday.

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