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Barcelona squad ‘losing faith’ in Ernesto Valverde after Granada loss

A new report from Spain has claimed that the Barcelona squad are ‘losing faith’ in Ernesto Valverde following their defeat to Granada at the weekend
David de Gea is not worth his new four-year bumper contract at Manchester United, according to both former manager Jose Mourinho and ex-midfielder Roy Keane.

Jose Mourinho: David de Gea ‘lucky’ to get new Manchester United contract

David de Gea is not worth his new four-year bumper contract at Manchester United, according to both former manager Jose Mourinho and ex-midfielder Roy Keane.
Andy Murray said Sunday it would be “naive” and “silly” to think he will ever return to being the player that surged to number one in the world.

Andy Murray says ‘naive’ to think he will return to top

Andy Murray said Sunday it would be “naive” and “silly” to think he will ever return to being the player that surged to number one in the world.
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.

Riyad Mahrez stars in Manchester City’s destruction of Watford

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.
Barcelona¥s Guinea-Bissau forward Ansu Fati reacts during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona against Valencia CF at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on September 14, 2019. (Photo by PAU BARRENA - AFP)

Wonderkid Fati: from African suburb to Barcelona’s Camp Nou

Ansu Fati has made a long trip from the fields of Guinea-Bissau, where he played as a child, to Barcelona’s Camp Nou stadium where the 16-year-old is playing with some of the biggest stars in the world.
Nineteen suspected jihadists linked to a deadly attack on Coptic Christians in central Egypt have been killed in a shootout with police, the interior ministry said Sunday.

Dozens arrested in Egypt after rare anti-Sisi protests – security source

Rare small protests were staged overnight in Cairo and other Egyptian cities calling for the removal of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, but authorities quickly dispersed them and arrested dozens, a security source said.
England international Harry Kane will be one of Real Madrid’s summer targets in the transfer window following the player’s inability to win laurels at Tottenham Hotspur.

Why Real Madrid want Harry Kane at the Bernabeu

England international Harry Kane will be one of Real Madrid’s summer targets in the transfer window following the player’s inability to win laurels at Tottenham Hotspur.
David De Gea has warned Manchester United that they need to be much more switched on against West Ham to avoid a repeat of last season's 3-1 defeat to the Hammers.

David de Gea fires warning to Manchester United stars ahead of West Ham clash

David De Gea has warned Manchester United that they need to be much more switched on against West Ham to avoid a repeat of last season's 3-1 defeat to the Hammers.

Anti-Sisi protests break out in Egypt, several arrested

Rare small protests broke out on Friday in Cairo and other Egyptian cities calling for the removal of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi but police quickly dispersed them, AFP journalists reported.
Zinedine Zidane

Kaka backs Real Madrid, Zinedine Zidane to deliver trophies

After finishing 19 points behind La Liga winners Barcelona, and being eliminated from the Champions League by Ajax in the round of 16 last season, Madrid have won just two of their opening five competitive matches of 2019-20.
Another Super Eagles star Henry Onyekuru pulled out of Ukraine international friendly encounter billed for September 10 in Dnipro.

FIFA ranking: Super Eagles drop one spot

Former African champions, the Super Eagles have dropped one place to 34th spot in the latest World governing body, FIFA, ranking for the month of August.
Nigeria’s men national basketball team, D’Tigers, on Friday secured an 83-66 points win over Cote d’Ivoire at the ongoing FIBA World Cup in China. 63

D’Tigers move 10 places up in FIBA world rankings

Nigeria’s D’Tigers have moved 10 places up in the recently-released FIBA Men World Rankings presented by Nike on Thursday.
Fifa installed the five-man team, headed by Amr El-Ganainy, on August 20 to take charge of affairs in Egypt after officials in the past administration resigned following the nation’s poor performance at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Nigeria drop by one spot to 34th on latest FIFA ranking

In the ranking table on the world football governing body’s website on Thursday, Nigeria garnered 1, 482 points in the month under review as against 1,481 it had in August.
Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay urged Brussels to show “creativity and flexibility” in negotiations over Britain leaving the EU on Thursday, after the Finnish prime minister said London must produce new proposals by the end of this month.

Brexit secretary urges EU to show ‘flexibility’ as deadline set

Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay urged Brussels to show “creativity and flexibility” in negotiations over Britain leaving the EU on Thursday, after the Finnish prime minister said London must produce new proposals by the end of this month.
D’Tigress forward Evelyn Akhator has revealed that it was her D’Tigress teammates that convinced her to come to Spain.

Evelyn Akhator: How I joined CB Avenida

D’Tigress forward Evelyn Akhator has revealed that it was her D’Tigress teammates that convinced her to come to Spain.
Portugal international and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo says sex with model girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez is superior to the best goal of his glittering football career.

No Rival: Cristiano Ronaldo rates sex with girlfriend above career best goal

Portugal international and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo says sex with model girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez is superior to the best goal of his glittering football career.
Paris Saint-Germain head coach Thomas Tuchel defended Neymar after the star's fired off an angry response to the penalty awarded to Manchester United on Wednesday.

Thomas Tuchel: Neymar did everything in his power to leave Paris Saint-Germain

Paris Saint-Germain head coach Thomas Tuchel has said that Neymar did ‘everything in his power’ to leave the club in the summer.

Spanish king declines to grant government mandate as elections loom

Spain’s King Felipe VI has decided not to grant acting Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez or any other politician a mandate to form a government, increasing the likelihood of fresh elections.

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The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards bent the knee to HBO’s fantasy epic “Game of Thrones,” which closed out Sunday night’s ceremony by nabbing the prize for best drama series.

Emmys: Game of Thrones cast receive standing ovation — video

The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards bent the knee to HBO’s fantasy epic “Game of Thrones,” which closed out Sunday night’s ceremony by nabbing the prize for best drama series.
Nigerian Chef, Folashade Shoyonbo, on Sunday in Lagos emerged winner of a Jolof Rice Contest after beating chefs from two other West African countries.

Nigerian wins jollof rice contest

Nigerian Chef, Folashade Shoyonbo, on Sunday in Lagos emerged winner of a Jolof Rice Contest after beating chefs from two other West African countries.
The Eze Igbo of Zamfara, Chief Egbuna Obijiaku, on Saturday commended Gov. Bello Matawalle for tackling the security challenges in the state.

Politicians, Boko Haram planning to ‘destabilise’ Zamfara – governor

The Zamfara State Government said it has obtained ‘credible intelligence reports’ indicating that some politicians in the state “are making clandestine moves to destabilise the state.”

Kano Hisbah board destroys 196,400 bottles of alcohol

The Kano State Hisbah Board, has destroyed over 196,400 bottles of beer confiscated within the Kano metropolis.‎
Housemate Chimeke Okoye aka Frodd has won the ultimate veto power in the ongoing BBNaija season four.

BBNaija: Frodd to nominate five housemates for eviction

Housemate Chimeke Okoye aka Frodd has won the ultimate veto power in the ongoing BBNaija season four.