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Kenneth Omeruo, Bryan Idowu and Samuel Chukwueze have been confirmed to hit the Super Eagles camp in Asaba on Tuesday ahead of this Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa’s Bafana Bafana.

Kenneth Omeruo, Bryan Idowu, Samuel Chukwueze hit Super Eagles camp on Tuesday

Kenneth Omeruo, Bryan Idowu and Samuel Chukwueze have been confirmed to hit the Super Eagles camp in Asaba on Tuesday ahead of this Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa’s Bafana Bafana.
Alex Song left Rubin Kazan in January amid a dispute over unpaid wages.

Former Arsenal midfielder Alex Song signs two-year deal with Sion

Former Arsenal and Barcelona midfielder Alex Song has signed a two-year contract with Sion of the Swiss Super League, the club announced on Tuesday.
Sardar Azmoun

Iran striker retires at 23 over World Cup criticism

Iranian striker Sardar Azmoun has announced his retirement from international football aged just 23, saying criticism from fans of his performance at the World Cup had harmed his mother’s health.

Carlos Queiroz hails ‘beautiful’ Iran win against Morocco

Carlos Queiroz hailed a "beautiful" World Cup win for Iran as a stoppage-time own goal from Aziz Bouhaddouz gave them a Group B victory over Morocco.

Cameroon’s Alex Song training with Arsenal

Cameroonian midfielder Alex Song is training with his former club Arsenal.

Major January transfers in Europe

AFP Sport rounds up some of the most notable deals to have happened in Europe as the January window prepares to slam shut on Wednesday.

Javi Gracia named new Watford head coach

Watford have named Javi Gracia as their new head coach, hours after the Premier League club sacked Marco Silva.

Watford to name ex-Malaga coach Javi Gracia as Marco Silva replacement

Marco Silva was sacked on Sunday following a run of poor results that has seen the Hornets win just one of their last 11 Premier League games, culminating in their 2-0 defeat away to Leicester on Saturday.

World Cup: Super Eagles can succeed in Russia – Taribo West

Former Nigeria centre-back Taribo West says the Super Eagles will be a force to reckon with at the Russia 2018 World Cup if the national team coach Gernot Rohr involves some of the experienced ex-internationals in his plans.

NFF celebrates Obafemi Martins at 33

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has made birthday shout-out to former Super Eagles striker Obafemi Martins who turns 33 years, today.

Werner double helps Leipzig floor Freiburg

Germany striker Timo Werner netted twice as RB Leipzig came from behind to beat Freiburg 4-1 on Sunday and get their Bundesliga season on track.

Hannover give up on Anthony Ujah chase

Bundesliga club Hannover 96 may have finally given up their chase to sign Liaoning Whowin striker Anthony Ujah.

Zenit boss Mancini desperate for a ‘backbone’

Roberto Mancini admits that his Russian Premier League table-toppers Zenit St Petersburg need to develop a “backbone” if they are to mount a double assault on the domestic and Europa League titles.

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Ali Ndume urges colleagues not to boycott 2019 budget presentation

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