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Around midnight President Sebastian Pinera declared a state of emergency and appointed Major General Javier Iturriaga del Campo as head of national defense.

Chile president declares state of emergency after violent protests

Around midnight President Sebastian Pinera declared a state of emergency and appointed Major General Javier Iturriaga del Campo as head of national defense.
Francis Uzoho said he wanted to continue playing as he revealed the emotional battles he went through immediately he got injured during last Sunday’s international friendly between Nigeria and Brazil at the Singapore National Stadium.

Francis Uzoho: I wanted to continue against Brazil

Francis Uzoho said he wanted to continue playing as he revealed the emotional battles he went through immediately he got injured during last Sunday’s international friendly between Nigeria and Brazil at the Singapore National Stadium.
West Bromwich Albion defender Semi Ajayi admitted his confidence has received a boost after helping Nigeria secure a 1-1 draw against Brazil last Sunday.

Semi Ajayi’s confidence boosted after playing for Nigeria against Brazil

West Bromwich Albion defender Semi Ajayi admitted his confidence has received a boost after helping Nigeria secure a 1-1 draw against Brazil last Sunday.
Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho is displeased with his blunder that put his side under pressure in their 3-1 win over Seychelles in Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers game.

Francis Uzoho ‘to bounce back before six months’

Francis Uzoho said he wanted to continue playing as he revealed the emotional battles he went through immediately he got injured during last Sunday’s international friendly between Nigeria and Brazil at the Singapore National Stadium.
Lionel Messi says he has “never had the need to leave the best club in the world”, with Barcelona still very much part of his present and future.

Lionel Messi: I’ve never had the need to leave Barcelona

Lionel Messi says he has “never had the need to leave the best club in the world”, with Barcelona still very much part of his present and future.
Etienne Eto’o son of former Cameroon international Samuel Etoo

Etienne Eto’o misses out on U17 World Cup squad

Etienne Eto’o Pineda, son of Cameroon legend Samuel Eto’o, has been omitted from the final U17 squad for the upcoming World Cup in Brazil.
Bayern Munich are among the favourites to win the Champions League this season following the arrival of Philippe Coutinho, Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson believes.

Philippe Coutinho ‘has no future at Barcelona’

Philippe Coutinho reportedly has no future at Barcelona despite impressing for Bayern Munich in the early stages of the 2019-20 campaign.
Lionel Messi is set to hand Barcelona a fitness boost, with the club's captain set to be ready to face Real Betis on Sunday.

Lionel Messi receives European Golden Shoe

Barcelona attacker Lionel Messi has been presented with the European Golden Shoe after ending the 2018-19 season as the leading marksman on the continent.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has no plans to sack Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr after the Africa Cup of Nations, according to the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick.

Gernot Rohr rues Francis Uzoho’s injury

The Super Eagles’ 1-1 draw against Brazil has given Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, some confidence and the German believes this would surely reflect in the team in their next competitive matches.
Aribo’s goal, his second in as many matches in the colours of the Super Eagles, was an eye-catching finish as he received a pass from Moses Simon and then waltzed his way through a number of outstretched Brazilian legs to shoot past goalkeeper Ederson.

Gernot Rohr: Draw with Brazil is big booster for our AFCON race

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has landed his playing body a huge pat on the back for a gutsy performance in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Brazil in a friendly match in Singapore.
Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr: Nigeria, Senegal can be world’s best

Super Eagles German coach Gernot Rohr is confident that Nigeria and Senegal will in no distance future shake the foundation of world’s football after their identical results (1-1) in their game against five-time world champions, Brazil in Singapore.
Super Eagles center back William Troost-Ekong has said that Nigeria cannot afford to lose their Africa Cup of Nations quarter final game to Bafana Bafana of South Africa on Wednesday.

William Troost-Ekong hails Super Eagles display

Super Eagles stand-in captain William Troost-Ekong has hailed the display of the team in their draw against Brazil in Singapore on Sunday.
Willian has once again hinted that he would be willing to commit to a new contract at Chelsea, with the Brazilian stating his desire to take in many more appearances for his “dream” club.

Willian offers Chelsea future hint as contract runs down towards free agency

Willian has once again hinted that he would be willing to commit to a new contract at Chelsea, with the Brazilian stating his desire to take in many more appearances for his “dream” club.
Brazil ended their tour of Singapore with a draw against Nigeria. The African side went ahead in the first half but Casemiro levelled things up after 48’.

Brazil midfielder Casemiro hails Super Eagles

“Speaking of results, it is never favourable. When it comes to Brazil, we always want to seek victory. But within what we were presenting, Sunday’s the answer was very good. The second half was good, against a physically strong team. The result is not good, but no doubt the second part was good, yes,” he said.g
Football fans have hailed the performance of Joe Aribo in Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly in Singapore.

Joe Aribo thrilled to continue scoring streak for Super Eagles

Joe Aribo is elated to score on his second appearance for the Super Eagles following his sublime finish in the side’s 1-1 draw against Brazil on Sunday.
Lionel Messi cannot be considered the greatest of all time as an Argentine without a World Cup win to his name, says former Real Madrid and Spain coach Jose Antonio Camacho.

Lionel Messi ‘does not want Willian at Barcelona’

Lionel Messi has reportedly urged Barcelona to swerve a move for Chelsea attacker Willian.
PSG star Neymar, Liverpool's Roberto Firmino and Bayern Munich's Philippe Coutinho are among the invited 23 players for Brazil's friendly matches in October.

Neymar, Roberto Firmino lead Brazil attack against Super Eagles

Neymar and Roberto Firmino will spearhead Brazil’s attack during Sunday’s international friendly against Nigeria, according to coach Tite.
William Troost-Ekong

Brazil vs Nigeria: Super Eagles respect, don’t fear Brazil – William Troost-Ekong

Super Eagles’ stand-in captain William Troost-Ekong has said that while the Nigerian team respect five-time world champions, Brazil they, however, have no fear as both teams step out for a friendly match in Singapore.

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Unilorin wins third JAMB tertiary institutions football competition

The University of Ilorin on Saturday beat Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic of Zaria 1-0 to win the third edition of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board-sponsored tertiary institutions football competition.

Senator Ken Nnamani urges alumni associations to support their alma maters

Former Senate President Ken Nnamani has urged old students associations to support their alma maters in the area of infrastructure development and maintenance of facilities.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to write to Brussels seeking a Brexit deadline extension after MPs voted Saturday to demand he delay Britain’s October 31 departure date.