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Asisat Oshoala netted twice to help Barcelona secure a 7-0 victory over Rayo Vallecano in Wednesday's Spanish Primera Iberdrola fixture.

Asisat Oshoala bags brace as Barcelona ease past Rayo Vallecano

Asisat Oshoala netted twice to help Barcelona secure a 7-0 victory over Rayo Vallecano in Wednesday's Spanish Primera Iberdrola fixture.
Diego Simeone trusts Atletico Madrid to show their character and bounce back from a heavy loss to Bayern Munich when they take on Real Betis on Saturday.

Atletico against Bilbao postponed as snowstorm hits Spain

Atletico Madrid’s La Liga game at home to Athletic Bilbao had to be called off on Saturday as Spain was engulfed by an historic snowstorm.
Super Falcons star Rasheedat Ajibade made her Spanish Primera debut for Atletico Madrid on Wednesday.

Rasheedat Ajibade proud to make Atleti debut

The 21-year-old came in the 94th-minute substitute for Turid Knaak, but didn’t get enough time to help the her team claim maximum points.
The 2019 Spanish champions Atletico Madrid have completed the signing of Cameroon striker Ajara Nchout, on a two-year contract.

Cameroon’s Ajara Nchout joins Rasheedat Ajibade at Atletico Madrid

The Madrid-based outfit secured the Indomitable Lionesses star as a free agent after successfully seeing out her two-year contract with 2020 Norwegian Toppserien winners Valerenga last December.
Laliga giants Real Madrid, Barcelona as well as Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad will take part in the Spanish Super Cup to be held in Saudi Arabia in January 2021.

Laliga giants to battle for Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia

Laliga giants Real Madrid, Barcelona as well as Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad will take part in the Spanish Super Cup to be held in Saudi Arabia in January 2021.
Asisat Oshoala found the net as Barcelona silenced Real Betis 5-0 in Saturday’s Spanish Primera Iberdrola encounter.

Asisat Oshoala on target as Barcelona maintain fine start

The Catalans went to Ciudad Deportiva Luis de Sol on the back of a 6-0 triumph at Sporting Huelva and they continued to maintain their flying start with the fourth win of the season at Betis.
Barcelona are celebrating 20 years since star player Lionel Messi joined the club with his two decades outlined in an extraordinarily comprehensive report in Marca.

Javier Subirats certain Leion Messi will leave Barcelona

Former Valencia sporting director, Javier Subirats, is certain Lionel Messi will leave Barcelona this summer.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 09, 2019 Brazilian football great Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pele, arrives at Guarulhos International Airport, in Guarulhos some 25km from Sao Paulo, Brazil. – Brazilian football legend Pele “lives reclusive” and “suffers from a form of depression” because he cannot walk normally, his son revealed on Monday at Globoesporte.com. (Photo by NELSON ALMEIDA / AFP)

Pele: Cristiano Ronaldo better than Lionel Messi but i’m greatest player ever

Brazilian legend Pele has claimed that Cristiano Ronaldo is better than Lionel Messi but insisted that he is still the greatest footballer of all time.
Segunda Division B side Deportivo La Coruna has announced the permanent signing of Uche Agbo from Belgian First Division A club Standard Liege.

Deportivo La Coruna sign Uche Agbo from Standard Liege

Segunda Division B side Deportivo La Coruna has announced the permanent signing of Uche Agbo from Belgian First Division A club Standard Liege.
Samuel Chukwueze's contribution was not enough to help Villarreal from bowing to a 2-1 loss against Espanyol on Sunday.

Emmanuel Amuneke: Samuel Chukwueze, Ramon Azeez, Kelechi Nwakali will excel in Laliga Santander

Former Nigeria international and Misr El Makkasa of Egypt African Academies Director, Emmanuel Amuneke, believes that the trio of Samuel Chukwueze, Ramon Azeez and Kelechi Nwakali have all it takes too deliver in the 2020/2021 Spanish top league, Laliga Santander.
Real Madrid's Eden Hazard shoots at goal as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS-Sergio Perez

Real Madrid deny splashing €160 million to sign Eden Hazard from Chelsea

Real Madrid have dismissed claims from the Belgian press that they paid a total of €160m to sign Eden Hazard from Chelsea a year ago, reports Marca.
“I have presented my resignation as president of La Liga in order to begin new presidential elections, in which I will be a candidate,” Tebas said on Twitter.

La Liga fixture list confirmed for 2020/21 season

The La Liga fixture list for the 2020-21 Spanish football season has been confirmed less than a fortnight before the competition gets underway.
Finidi George says the scheduling of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations is bad news for most European teams.

Finidi George: Why Super Eagles lost to Italy at 1994 World Cup

Former Nigeria international Finidi George has revealed some of the reasons that led to the Super Eagles painful exit at the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the United States.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF send birthday wishes to Ex-Eagles midfield star Friday Ekpo at 51

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sent birthday wishes to former Super Eagles midfield star Friday Ekpo who clocked 51 on Monday.
Uche Agbo

Super Eagles star ruled out for rest of the season

Super Eagles midfielder Uche Henry Agbo has been ruled out for the rest of the season after damaging his right knee during Deportivo La Coruña 1-1 scored draw with Tenerife in the Spanish Segunda Divison encounter.
Real Madrid have completed the signing of 18-year-old goalkeeper Mario de Luis from Rayo Vallecano, and the Spaniard will join Los Blancos’ U19 team at the start of the 2020-21 season.

Real Madrid sign Mario de Luis from Rayo Vallecano

Real Madrid have completed the signing of 18-year-old goalkeeper Mario de Luis from Rayo Vallecano, and the Spaniard will join Los Blancos’ U19 team at the start of the 2020/21 season.
Barcelona

Barcelona set to edge out Real Madrid in the signing of La Liga attacker

Barcelona is prepared to beat Real Madrid to the signing of La Liga attacker Fabian Luzzi from Rayo Vallecano as the Camp Nou outfit is getting closer to complete the deal than their rivals.
Zidane picked out Gareth Bale, Toni Kroos, Fede Valverde, Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane for praise.

Sergio Ramos, Ivan Rakiti, others voice support for LaLiga return

Several key figures in Spanish football, from players and coaches to directors, have spoken out about why the time is right for LaLiga to restart.

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Twelve health workers test positive to coronavirus in Taraba

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The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Enugu State on Tuesday said it had trained no fewer than 510 unemployed graduates on different skills.

NDE chief: President Buhari determined to eradicate poverty

Director General of National Directorate of Employment, NDE, Mallam Abubakar Fikpo, has said the President Muhammadu Buhari’s led Federal Government was determined to eradicate poverty and unemployment in the country.
South African Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, passed away on Thursday due to COVID-19 related complications, President Cyril Ramaphosa said.

South Africa minister dies of coronavirus

South African Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, passed away on Thursday due to COVID-19 related complications, President Cyril Ramaphosa said.
General view of a cross session of lawyers in a court during a hearing of a blasphemy case in Kano, Nigeria January 21, 2021. REUTERS-Stringer

Nigerian appeals court throws out blasphemy convictions that caused outcry

The two had been convicted in August by a sharia court in Nigeria’s northern, mainly Muslim state of Kano. Teenager Omar Farouq was accused of making blasphemous comments during an argument, while Yahaya Aminu Sharif was accused of having shared a blasphemous message on WhatsApp.
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City of London to remove statues linked to slavery trade

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