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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.
Mauricio Pochettino has been appointed as the new coach of Paris Saint-Germain.

Mauricio Pochettino appointed new PSG coach

The Parisians start 2021 third in the table, a point behind Lyon and Lille. PSG have already lost more league games this season than in the whole of the last campaign, with star man Neymar suffering from a number of fitness problems and Kylian Mbappe generally below his best despite scoring 12 goals in 13 games.
Chippa dumped former Lesotho star Lehlohonolo Seema after one win in eight league matches and hoped to replace him with Belgian Luc Eymael, who previously had successful stints with two South African clubs.

South African club hire coach they fired three times

Former sports minister Fikile Mbalula reacted to the announcement by telling Chippa they must stop "abusing" Malesela and treating him "like a dog".
Nigeria women's team alongside Ghana, Kenya, and Tanzania moved up on the last Fifa women's ranking for 2020 released by Fifa on Friday, December 18.

Nigeria, Ghana move up in latest Fifa women’s rankings

Nigeria women's team alongside Ghana, Kenya, and Tanzania moved up on the last Fifa women's ranking for 2020 released by Fifa on Friday, December 18.
Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has no intention of retiring as a coach any time soon, with the Portuguese tactician stating that he could have 10 to 15 years left in his career.

Jose Mourinho reckons he wasn’t given enough time at Manchester United

Jose Mourinho reckons he wasn’t given enough time at former side Manchester United and has spoken of his desire to remain with Tottenham for a ‘long time’.
Antonio Conte told Inter Milan fans on Saturday he needed time to turn Inter Milan into a skyscraper in European football.

Antonio Conte calls for time from Inter supporters

Antonio Conte told Inter Milan fans on Saturday he needed time to turn Inter Milan into "a skyscraper" in European football.
The search for a one-day governor in Lagos State is currently on as the winner would assume duty on Tuesday, December 15. The pseudo-governor would be the student that wins this year’s Lagos State Spelling Bee competition.

Lagos continues search for one-day governor

The search for a one-day governor in Lagos State is currently on as the winner would assume duty on Tuesday, December 15.
After four successful seasons in Ghana, the Kuenyehia Prize for Contemporary Art has ambitiously ventured further afield with more than 250 applications received this year from 14 West African countries

Three Nigerian artists, others shortlisted for 5th Kuenyehia Prize for Contemporary Art

After four successful seasons in Ghana, the Kuenyehia Prize for Contemporary Art has ambitiously ventured further afield with more than 250 applications received this year from 14 West African countries: namely Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, the Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.
England have been drawn alongside Poland, Hungary, Albania, Andorra and San Marino in Group I as UEFA completed the draw for World Cup qualifying on Monday.

England drawn with Poland, Belgium grouped with Wales in UEFA World Cup qualifiers

England have been drawn alongside Poland, Hungary, Albania, Andorra and San Marino in Group I as UEFA completed the draw for World Cup qualifying on Monday.
Joseph Imeh, champion of the just concluded 42nd Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Open Tennis tournament says the organizers should increase the event’s prize money, especially for female players.

CBN Tennis Open winner calls for increase in prize money

Joseph Imeh, champion of the just concluded 42nd Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Open Tennis tournament says the organizers should increase the event’s prize money, especially for female players.
Senegal on Sunday became the first country to qualify for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) following a 1-0 win over 10-man Guinea-Bissau at Estádio 24 de Setembro in Bissau on Sunday afternoon.

Senegal become first nation to seal AFCON spot

Senegal on Sunday became the first country to qualify for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) following a 1-0 win over 10-man Guinea-Bissau at Estádio 24 de Setembro in Bissau on Sunday afternoon.
Former Nigerian international Garba Lawal says he doesn’t see any passion or fight in the current Super Eagles team.

Nigeria three steps down in latest FIFA rankings

Last month, Gernot Rohr’s men were rated the 29th best team in the world. However, they dropped three places as a consequence of their contrasting results in the October international fixtures.
Defending champion Rafa Nadal crashed out of the Italian Open with a stunning 6-2 7-5 defeat by Argentine Diego Schwartzman in the quarter-finals on Saturday.

Rafa Nadal stunned by Diego Schwartzman in Italian Open quarter-finals

Defending champion Rafa Nadal crashed out of the Italian Open with a stunning 6-2 7-5 defeat by Argentine Diego Schwartzman in the quarter-finals on Saturday.
Al Nassr forward Ahmed Musa has quashed reports linking him with a move to Galatasaray by claiming that he is yet to receive any offers for his signature.

Ahmed Musa targets 20th League Game, 2nd goal of season for Al Nassr vs...

Ahmed Musa will be gunning for his second goal in what will be his 20th Saudi Pro League game of the season when Al Nassr FC host Al-Wehda at the Prince Mohamed Bin Fahd Stadium today (Saturday).

Former Arsenal midfielder completes Villarreal switch

Villarreal have completed the signing of Francis Coquelin from rivals Valencia, with Dani Parejo seemingly set to follow.
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2019 Africa Cup of Nations fixtures

Updated fixtures for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt after organisers announced details of knockout rounds (all kick-off times GMT).

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Lagos coronavirus sample tests near 264,000 – official

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Bayern Munich hoping for one big signing and two sales

Lucas Hernandez, the club’s record signing, is likely to step into Alaba’s place in the backline but Niklas Süle, who has struggled for form this season, would be the only other obvious centre-back at the club. Benjamin Pavard has only ever been used at right-back under Hansi Flick and is needed in that role.