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Nigeria international Asisat Oshoala will be wearing a smile after Arsenal confirmed a pre-season club friendly against Barcelona on Monday.

Cameroon’s Ajara Nchout hails Asisat Oshoala ahead of CAF awards

The Cameroon international is in the race to clinch her first African Women's Player of the Year but faces stiff challenge from Nigeria's Oshoala and South Africa's Thembi Kgatlana.
Nigerian forward Emuidzhi Oghiabekhva has been named the 2019 Belarusian Women’s Premier League Player of the Year.

Nigerian star named Belarusian Women’s Player of the Year

Nigerian forward Emuidzhi Oghiabekhva has been named the 2019 Belarusian Women’s Premier League Player of the Year.
Super Eagles duo Victor Osimhen and Henry Onyekuru set for Coupe de la Ligue debut when Lille face AS Monaco in a Round of 16 clash at the Loius Stadium on Tuesday night.

Super Eagles duo set for Coupe de la Ligue debut

Super Eagles duo Victor Osimhen and Henry Onyekuru set for Coupe de la Ligue debut when Lille face AS Monaco in a Round of 16 clash at the Loius Stadium on Tuesday night.
Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen was left on the bench for the entire duration in Lille’s visit to Chelsea in Tuesday’s UEFA Champions league game.

Victor Osimhen set for Coupe de la Ligue debut as Lille face Monaco

Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen will look to make his first appearance in the Coupe de la Ligue when Lille face Monaco today (Tuesday) in a Round of 16 clash at the Loius Stadium.
Crystal Palace have completed the signing of Jordan Ayew on a permanent deal.

Jordan Ayew: My hardwork has paid off with African Footballer of the Year nomination

Ghana international Jordan Ayew believes his presence in the 2019 African Footballer of the Year award shortlist is an indication of his improved form.
Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze feels fulfilled and excited to play for the Nigeria national team.

Samuel Chukwueze: We won’t underrate Benin

Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze said the Super Eagles cannot afford to toy with the Squirrels of Benin when both sides clash today at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo on Match Day 1 towards the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted by Cameroon.
Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo continued his recovery from an hamstring injury with a session in the gym on Tuesday.

AFCON top scorer cautions Super Eagles over Benin threat

2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) top scorer, Odion Ighalo, has warned the Eagles about threat the Squirrels of Benin Republic could pose to the Nigerians when both countries clash on Wednesday in Uyo in a Group L tie for the 2021 AFCON.
Nigeria international Oghenekaro Etebo will work Northern Ireland national coach Michael O’Neill who on Friday was confirmed as new Stoke City boss.

Super Eagles star to work with Irish national team coach

Nigeria international Oghenekaro Etebo will work Northern Ireland national coach Michael O’Neill who on Friday was confirmed as new Stoke City boss.
Five–time champions Nigeria were on Wednesday eliminated from the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup finals in Brazil after losing 1-3 to late bloomers Netherlands in their Round of 16 clash in Goiania.17

FIFA U17: Netherlands eliminate Golden Eaglets in Round of 16 — in pictures

Five–time champions Nigeria were on Wednesday eliminated from the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup finals in Brazil after losing 1-3 to late bloomers Netherlands in their Round of 16 clash in Goiania.
President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded the performance of the Golden Eaglets in their second game at the ongoing Under 17 FIFA World Cup competition in Brazil, on Tuesday. 13

FIFA U-17: Golden Eaglets must place personal glory aside against the Netherlands – Olatunji...

Although not downplaying the quality in Manu Garba’s squad, the football administrator feels the team is still missing a few crucial ingredients and stressed the players have to learn when to go for goal themselves and when to pass it to a teammate.
Golden Eaglets of Nigeria lost 2-1 o Australia in their final Group B game at the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Friday night in Brazil. 10

FIFA U17: Golden Eaglets blame bad luck for Australia defeat, promise to bounce back

Nigerian’s Golden Eaglets have promised to bounce back in the Round of 16 after blaming bad luck for their 2-1 loss to Australia in their last group match of the final U-17 World Cup on Friday night.
Golden Eaglets of Nigeria lost 2-1 o Australia in their final Group B game at the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Friday night in Brazil. 7

FIFA U17: Golden Eaglets lose final group game to Australia — in pictures

Golden Eaglets of Nigeria lost 2-1 o Australia in their final Group B game at the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Friday night in Brazil.
Kaizer Chiefs of South Africa goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has charged his teammates to fight to the very end to win the League trophy.

Daniel Akpeyi charges Kaizer Chiefs teammates to finish season on high

Kaizer Chiefs of South Africa goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has charged his teammates to fight to the very end to win the League trophy.
Egyptian Premier League champions Al Ahly have fired title-winning manager Martin Lasarte in the aftermath of their disappointing Round of 16 cup exit against Pyramids on Saturday.

Egyptian champions Al Ahly sack manager Martin Lasarte

Egyptian Premier League champions Al Ahly have fired title-winning manager Martin Lasarte in the aftermath of their disappointing Round of 16 cup exit against Pyramids on Saturday.g
New Morocco head coach Vahid Halilhodzic has named 46 players in his first squad for their training camp in September, where they are expected to face Burkina Faso and Niger.

New Morocco coach names 46 players in Atlas Lions squad

New Morocco head coach Vahid Halilhodzic has named 46 players in his first squad for their training camp in September, where they are expected to face Burkina Faso and Niger.
One month after Ghana's disappointing exit at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt, veteran Black Stars striker Asamoah Gyan has spoken about the captaincy controversy.

Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan opens up on national team captaincy controversy, relationship with coach

One month after Ghana's disappointing exit at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt, veteran Black Stars striker Asamoah Gyan has spoken about the captaincy controversy.
Senegal head coach Aliou Cisse believes that Sadio Mane's performances in 2018-19 warrant him being awarded the Ballon d'Or.

Sadio Mane battles Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo for best Uefa Champions League forward award

The Senegal international could be rewarded for his sterling performances last season in the European competition
Former Ghana Football Association executive Kofi Manu claims he predicted the Black Stars' woes at the recent Africa Cup of Nations, due to major political decisions before the tournament.

Afcon: Former Ghana FA chief predicted Black Stars’ struggles

Former Ghana Football Association executive Kofi Manu claims he predicted the Black Stars' woes at the recent Africa Cup of Nations, due to major political decisions before the tournament.

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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has brought two Nigerian youth defenders Tobi Omole and Tolaji Bola into first-team training amid an injury crisis.

Mikel Arteta promotes two Nigerian youngsters to Arsenal’s first team

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has brought two Nigerian youth defenders Tobi Omole and Tolaji Bola into first-team training amid an injury crisis.
The president of Al Ikhwaan Fillahi Muslim Society of Nigeria based in the South-South and South-East geo-political zones, Barr. Muhammed Ndoka Elunor, says that Igbo politicians are not yet ready to assume the Presidency in 2023.

Igbo not ready for 2023 presidency – Muslim leader

The president of Al Ikhwaan Fillahi Muslim Society of Nigeria based in the South-South and South-East geo-political zones, Barr. Muhammed Ndoka Elunor, says that Igbo politicians are not yet ready to assume the Presidency in 2023.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala have no problem playing together, insists Juventus head coach Maurizio Sarri.

Maurizio Sarri: It’s a myth that Cristiano Ronaldo, Paulo Dybala can’t play together

Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala have no problem playing together, insists Juventus head coach Maurizio Sarri.

Road accidents claim 31 lives in Ogun

The Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) in Ogun, said that no fewer than 31 persons died in various road accidents across the state during the Christmas and New year period.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

Yoruba group to hold protest in support of Amotekun

Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.