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Qatar players celebrate their side’s second goal against Paraguay, scored by Boualem Khoukhi, during a Copa America Group B soccer match at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) | Associated Press

Qatar shake up Copa America with thrilling comeback against Paraguay

Qatar fought their way back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Paraguay in their first ever Copa America game on Sunday in Rio de Janeiro.

Fathers’ Day: Cleric urges fathers to promote love

Venerable Earnest Onoha, the Vicar, All Saints Anglican Church Abuja, has urged fathers in Nigeria to promote love and understanding in their homes through closer family ties.
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane and Malaga midfielder Alfred N’diaye are yet to arrive Senegal’s training camp in Saly.

AFCON: Senegal depart for Egypt with Sadio Mane

Senegal have departed their Spanish-based training ground at Pinatar Arena Center for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt along with their long-awaited star forward Sadio Mane on Friday.
Spanish giants Barcelona are reportedly ready to pay N24 billion (€60M) release clause of Nigerian International Samuel Chukwueze in order to seal his transfer from Villarreal this summer.

Villarreal will only accept suitors €63 million bid for youngster Samuel Chukwueze

Villarreal will ask for a whopping 63 million Euros from any Club who’s ready to price Samuel Chukwueze away from the Spanish Club this summer.
Moussa Konate has insisted that Senegal are not favourites to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, which starts on June 21.

Moussa Konate: Senegal are not favourites to win AFCON title

Moussa Konate has insisted that Senegal are not favourites to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, which starts on June 21.
Brazil’s Neymar gestures during a friendly football match against Qatar at the Mane Garrincha stadium in Brasilia on June 5, 2019, ahead of Brazil 2019 Copa America. (Photo by EVARISTO SA - AFP)

Neymar rape accusations overshadow Copa America kick-off

Brazil should have been gearing up for another major home sporting spectacle with renewed optimism that star forward Neymar would help bring to an end a 12-year trophy drought.
Scorer of the winning goal at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, Vincent Aboubakar, has been left out of Cameroon's final squad for the upcoming tournament in Egypt.

AFCON: Vincent Aboubakar dropped from Cameroon’s final squad

Scorer of the winning goal at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, Vincent Aboubakar, has been left out of Cameroon's final squad for the upcoming tournament in Egypt.

Ilkay Gundogan insists he’s content at Manchester City amid exit talk

Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan claims he has not been in contact with Borussia Dortmund over a possible return to the club, with talks over an extension at the Etihad on the horizon.
Dominic Thiem has claimed his first ATP Masters 1000 title with a thrilling victory over Roger Federer at the BNP Paribas Open. PA

Dominic Thiem offers Serena Williams doubles match after Roland Garros row

Austrian tennis ace Dominic Thiem on Tuesday offered Serena Williams a mixed doubles jaunt in an attempt to put their French Open press room dispute behind them.
Gareth Bale will act as a Real Madrid warning to Christian Eriksen, says Dimitar Berbatov, with the Tottenham playmaker needing to decide whether he wants to risk facing similar criticism.

Christian Eriksen considering u-turn on Tottenham future

Shortly after declaring his desire to leave Tottenham Hotspur, Christian Eriksen is now pondering penning a new deal.
Jan Oblak wants to leave Atletico Madrid due to broken promises and join Manchester United, according to a report.

Jan Oblak ready to dump Atletico Madrid over broken promises

Jan Oblak wants to leave Atletico Madrid due to broken promises and join Manchester United, according to a report.
Nigeria winger Victor Moses says he feels honoured to have played alongside Eden Hazard who is Real Madrid bound after sealing a five year deal with the Spanish side on Friday.

Victor Moses: Eden Hazard is a Chelsea legend

Nigeria winger Victor Moses says he feels honoured to have played alongside Eden Hazard who is Real Madrid bound after sealing a five year deal with the Spanish side on Friday
Kenneth Omeruo at CD Leganes

Kenneth Omeruo eager to seal Leganes permanent switch from Chelsea

Kenneth Omeruo is likely to stay put at Spanish La Liga club, CD Leganes, where he played on loan from parent club Chelsea during the recently-concluded 2018/19 season.

Samuel Umtiti: I never heard anybody talk about Antoine Griezmann

Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti says that he is unsure whether his international team-mate Antoine Griezmann will join him at Camp Nou next season.

Nigerian catholic priest suspended after rape charge from American teacher

The Pittsburgh Diocese of the Catholic Church in the United States has suspended Nigerian priest Cyprian Duru from ministry, after accusation of rape and legal action by 68 year-old retired English teacher Kathy Coll.
After 137 years when the first stone of its foundation was laid, a building which has since been one of the country’s most famous tourist attractions, has finally been issued permit by the authorities.

Church building gets permit in Barcelona after 137 years

After 137 years when the first stone of its foundation was laid, a building which has since been one of the country’s most famous tourist attractions, has finally been issued permit by the authorities.
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone

Diego Simeone urged to become ‘the Ferguson of Atletico Madrid’

Diego Simeone has been urged to become “the Alex Ferguson of Atletico Madrid” by club president Enrique Cerezo.
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone wants to bring Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso to the Spanish capital this summer as the Rojiblancos look to rebuild their backline.

Atletico Madrid eye move for Chelsea full-back Alonso

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone wants to bring Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso to the Spanish capital this summer as the Rojiblancos look to rebuild their backline.

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Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is set for a return to the club as manager, accordig to Sky Sports’ Kaveh Solhekol.

Frank Lampard set to persuade Chelsea star to stay

The newly appointed Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is keen on persuading Callum Hudson-Odoi to remain at the Stamford Bridge following his appointment.
Egypt team director Ihab Leheta has revealed Mohamed Salah hasn’t joined up with the national team because he received an extended break after a long season with Liverpool.

Mohamed Salah planning Liverpool exit

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has reportedly rejected a €170m switch to Juventus – but could revisit the situation next summer.
FILE - In this Monday, April 29, 2019 file photo, Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg speaks during a news conference after the company's annual shareholders meeting at the Field Museum in Chicago. Boeing’s CEO says the company made a “mistake” in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in 737 Max jets ahead of two deadly crashes of the top-selling plane. Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg told reporters in Paris on Sunday, June 16 that the company’s communication “was not consistent,” calling that “unacceptable.”(AP Photo/Jim Young, file)

Boeing’s CEO to face tough crowd at Paris Air Show

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg will have his work cut out for him at the Paris Air Show this week as he tries to reassure airlines and industry partners over the fate of its flagship 737 MAX plane, indefinitely grounded after two fatal crashes.
Super Falcons Head Coach Thomas Dennerby says his team played to instructions following their 2-0 victory over Korea Republic at Stade des Alpes.

Nigeria, France battle for honours in Rennes

The 28,000–capacity Roazhon Park in Rennes is the venue for tonight’s big FIFA Women’s World Cup clash between Nigeria and France, with group leaders Les Bleus already qualified for the knockout rounds and the Super Falcons looking for a ticket to that corridor.
Qatar players celebrate their side’s second goal against Paraguay, scored by Boualem Khoukhi, during a Copa America Group B soccer match at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) | Associated Press

Qatar shake up Copa America with thrilling comeback against Paraguay

Qatar fought their way back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Paraguay in their first ever Copa America game on Sunday in Rio de Janeiro.