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Arsenal captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, has thanked Tottenham fullback, Serge Aurier, for his support over his Gambian airport frustrations.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: CAF needs to take responsibility after Gambian airport treatment

Arsenal and Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has called on the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to take responsibility for the failure of logistics that saw his national men’s team, the Panthers of Gabon stranded at the airport in Gambia for six hours.
Arsenal captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, has thanked Tottenham fullback, Serge Aurier, for his support over his Gambian airport frustrations.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang appreciates Serge Aurier support after Gambia ordeal

Arsenal captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, has thanked Tottenham fullback, Serge Aurier, for his support over his Gambian airport frustrations.
Gabon players were held at a Gambia airport for six hours before their game in the nation

AFCONQ: How Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, teammates slept on Gambia airport floor

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and his Gabon teammates were forced to spend the night sleeping on the airport floor ahead of their vital 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Gambia.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed that Alex Telles has tested positive for COVID-19.

Alex Telles tests positive for coronavirus again

Manchester United left-back Alex Telles tested positive for coronavirus again on Saturday, according to Globo Esporte. A separate report from UOL backs this claim up…
8. Nigerian football great Mutiu Adepoju has called on supporters to maintain faith in the Super Eagles despite their appalling performance against Sierra Leone.

AFCONQ: Sierra Leone shocks Nigeria with dramatic comeback

The Leone Stars of Sierra Leone came back from 4-0 down to hold the Super Eagles of Nigeria to a shocking 4-4 draw in Friday’s Group L 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier in Benin City.
Sierra Leone national head coach John Keister

AFCONQ: Sierra Leone coach dreams big vs Super Eagles

Sierra Leone national head coach John Keister has urged his players to have the right mentality and belief going into the African Cup of Nations qualifier against Nigeria today.
Sierra Leone captain Umaru Bangura has revovered from Covid-19 following 10 days in self-isolation.

Sierra Leone captain passed fit for Nigeria clash

Umaru Bangura has been passed fit for Sierra Leone’s crucial Africa Cup of Nations qualifier with Nigeria on Friday.
Neymar has criticised Paris Saint-Germain’s handling of his recent injury after scoring in the 2-1 defeat at Borussia Dortmund, which leaves the French club facing the prospect of another early Champions League exit.

Brazil FA: Neymar out for Venezuela qualifier

Neymar will miss Brazil’s November 13 World Cup qualifier against Venezuela because of a thigh injury, but will travel with the team in hopes he will be fit to play four days later against Uruguay, officials said Friday.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has celebrated with former Super Eagles Captain Austin Okocha who turns 47 on Friday, August 14th, 2020.

NFF celebrates former Super Eagles skipper Austin Okocha at 47

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has celebrated with former Super Eagles captain Austin Okocha who turns 47 on Friday, August 14th, 2020.
Samuel Okwaraji

NFF president assures late Samuel Okwaraji’s jersey number will be retired

Amaju Pinnick, President of the Nigeria Football Federation, says that he will try to implement the proposal made to retire the Jersey number six in honour of Samuel Sochukwuma Okwaraji, whose 31st anniversary of his death was marked on August 12. The soccer star died on active duty in 1989.
Olympic pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi said athletes were being forced to take health risks as competitors started to speak out about holding the Tokyo Games during the coronavirus crisis.

Athlete concerns grow ahead of Olympics

Olympic pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi said athletes were being forced to take health risks as competitors started to speak out about holding the Tokyo Games during the coronavirus crisis.
Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

Super Eagles coach hailed over list for clash with Sierra Leone

Ex-international Mutiu Adepoju on Wednesday lauded the calibre of players invited for the Super Eagles clash with Sierra Leone.
Fourth seed Daniil Medvedev overcame a nosebleed and stiff resistance from Spanish qualifier Pedro Martinez Thursday to book his Australian Open third round ticket.

Australian Open: Daniil Medvedev battles nosebleed, resistance to progress

Fourth seed Daniil Medvedev overcame a nosebleed and stiff resistance from Spanish qualifier Pedro Martinez Thursday to book his Australian Open third round ticket.
Ex-Everton midfielder Li Tie has been appointed as China head coach.

China name ex-Everton midfielder as head coach

The 42-year-old succeeds Italian Marcello Lippi, who quit the job for a second time in November after a 2-1 defeat by Syria in a 2022 World Cup qualifier.
Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa says he’s excited staging a return to the national team after missing out recent games due to injury.

Ahmed Musa urges coaches to groom new stars

Super Eagles skipper Ahmed Musa has urged the senior national team coaches to expedite action on grooming young players that will take over from him and other experienced players.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Gernot Rohr gets Michel Dussuyer’s backing

Benin Republic head coach Michel Dussuyer has backed his Super Eagles counterpart, Gernot Rohr decision to pick mostly foreign-based professionals insisting that coaches must always select their team from the best available players no matter where they play.
Manchester United have priority access to re-signing Memphis Depay, Lyon sporting director Juninho has confirmed.

Ronald Koeman: Memphis Depay was too young at Manchester United

Netherlands head coach Ronald Koeman says Memphis Depay was too young at Manchester United but suggests he could now be ready for a Premier League return.g
Nigeria finished bottom of group B at the 2019 ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier, after losing their final group game and sixth consecutive match to Hong Kong who won by 5 wickets.

T20 WCQ: Nigeria crash out after losing all six games

Nigeria finished bottom of group B at the 2019 ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier, after losing their final group game and sixth consecutive match to Hong Kong who won by 5 wickets.
Nigeria coach Imama Amapakabo has refuted claims suggesting his team underrated Togo in Sunday’s first leg, second-round qualifying match of the 2020 African Nations Championship (Chan).

CHANQ: Home-Eagles face tough task against Hawks

Imama Amapakabo’s side lost 4-1 to the Sparrow Hawks in the first leg of their CHAN 2020 qualifier to the Sparrow Hawks at the Stade de Kegue Stadium, Lome, Togo on September 22.
Antoine Griezmann thumped a volley in to put France in the lead after Paul Pogba's super pass . Reuters

Antoine Griezmann stars as France thrash Moldova in Euro 2020 Qualifier

Winger Antoine Griezmann scored one and set up another as World Cup winners France easily beat Moldova 4-1 in Chisinau in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier on Friday.

Cape Verde beat Nigeria in FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup 2018 opener

Reigning champions, the Islanders of Nigeria lost 2-0 to hard fighting Cape Verde on Day 1 of the FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup Benin Qualifier in a close game that saw the Islanders winning by 17-15, and went on to hold Burkina Faso to the ground by 12-10 all in Pool B.

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Manchester United linked with Getafe midfield star

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic ruled out of Euro 2020 with injury

Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not take part in the upcoming European Championships due to injury, Sweden's national team has confirmed.
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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Osun: Five ‘gunmen’ arrested after killing two

Five suspected gunmen have been arrested after they launched an attack on a residence around Arulogun area of Ede in Osun State where they killed two persons.
“At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.

Katsina: 30 persons rescued as bandits kidnap 40 worshipers

Thirty persons out of 40 worshippers kidnapped from Kwata village in Katsina State in the wee hours of Monday, have been rescued from their abductors by security operatives.
The former Chief of Defence Staff to late Gen. Sani Abacha, Lt-Gen. Joshua Dogonyaro has died. He died at the age of 80.

ACF expresses shock, sadness over ex-CDS Dogonyaro’s demise

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