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Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez has pulled out of Algeria's trip to Botswana due to family reasons.
Riyad Mahrez has asserted that it is "difficult to live with" playing from the bench at Manchester City.
English Premier League sharpshooters Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah flew to Africa this week, seeking goals as 2021 Cup of Nations (CAN) qualifying kicks off.
Speaking in an interview with France Football, Algerian international and Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez discussed how he nearly joined Arsenal, being in contention for the Ballon D’Or, Leicester City blocking his exit and a lack of playing time under Pep Guardiola last season.
Roberto Firmino has described Liverpool's clash with Manchester City on Sunday as a potential six-pointer, with the home side aiming to extend their healthy lead at the top of the table.
African players still do not get the recognition they deserve, Cameroon legend Samuel Eto’o told AFP in an interview, as he hopes that this will finally be the year another player from the continent wins the Ballon d’Or.
Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, who is back in the squad of the Super Eagles for their AFCON 2021 qualifiers, will likely be in goal when they take on Benin Republic and Lesotho, respectively, later this month.
Brendan Rodgers believes Leicester City have the capacity to keep the likes of Wilfred Ndidi and some of the big names who have become targets for some of the clubs in the premier league.
Manchester City cruised into the League Cup quarter-finals as Sergio Aguero’s double added to struggling Southampton’s misery in a 3-1 win on Tuesday.
Raheem Sterling scored an 11-minute hat-trick and had a hand in all five goals as Manchester City came from behind to thump Italian side Atalanta 5-1 in their Champions League Group C encounter on Tuesday.
Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly believes his nomination for the 2019 Ballon d'Or award will spur him to do better.
The Spaniard has been a loyal servant at Etihad Stadium since 2010, with his passing and technical prowess translating to 72 goals and 134 assists.
Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been named the Premier League Player of the Month for September.
Algerian Riyad Mahrez was the top-performing African in major European club action on Saturday, as he starred in Manchester City’s 8-0 destruction of Watford at the Etihad Stadium.
Pep Guardiola’s men cruised past the Ukrainian Premier League side with the Algeria international playing a key role in the victory.
Sadio Mane was once again a star man for Liverpool as they maintained their 100 percent record in the Premier League with a 3-0 win at Burnley on Saturday evening.
After recording their best start in the Premier League in almost a decade-two wins in two games, Arsenal fell like a pack of cards against Liverpool at Anfield last weekend while Tottenham Hotspurs against all odds, lost 0-1 at home against Newcastle.
Sultan of Sokoto and Present-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has enjoined Muslims in the six states in the South West of Nigeria not to take the law into their hands as they pursue the use of hijabs by Muslim female students in primary and secondary schools in the zone.
Engineer Musa Wada, the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has rejected the result of yesterday’s Kogi gubernatorial election.
Eric Abidal has confirmed that Barcelona are interested in signing Inter forward Lautaro Martinez as a possible replacement for Luis Suarez.
The National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN) has said its members had increased their initial production of 200,000 metric tons to 300,000 metric tons for 2020, as they target to bring about 300,000 farmers on board.
The Police Service Commission (PSC) has said its officials were overstretched in protecting voters and election materials during the governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi.
Malaysian ex-leader Najib Razak’s first trial linked to the 1MDB scandal will proceed after a judge ruled Monday prosecutors had made a sufficient case, boosting efforts to bring him to justice over the mammoth fraud.
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed a middle aged man, Alhaji Nuhu Yusuf, and abducted his wife, Ramatu Nuhu, alongside two others in Aseni village, in Kotonkarfe local government area of Kogi state.
Nigeria, the Republic of Benin and Niger, have established a joint border patrol team comprising the Police, Customs, Immigration of the tripartite countries to recommend a date for the reopening of the borders.
Real Madrid star Luka Modric has hinted a move to Serie A, according to report.
An Edo State Criminal Court Division sitting in Benin City has fixed December 13 for hearing in a N1.5bn fraud case instituted against some former officials of the Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).