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Roberto had been enjoying a prominent role in Ronald Koeman's squad before being forced off the pitch with a thigh injury during Barca's 1-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid on November 21.
FC Porto manager Sergio Conceicao praised the efforts of Zaidu Sanusi and his teammates after the Dragons booked their spot in the knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League.
Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola says his players can now fully focus on turning the tide in the Premier League during a busy festive period after securing top spot in the Champions League Group C with one game to spare.
A powerful new telescope in outback Australia has mapped vast areas of the universe in record-breaking time, revealing a million new galaxies and opening the way to new discoveries, the country’s national science agency said on Tuesday.
Fulham climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone after finally solving their penalty woes in a shock 2-1 win at Leicester on Monday.
The City boss said himself that the goalkeeper was the best player in his squad at scoring spot-kicks last season when his side went through a poor run of missing penalties. Raheem Sterling, Gabriel Jesus, Ilkay Gundogan and Sergio Aguero all spurned chances from the spot when City missed four of seven between November and February.
Chinese giants Guangzhou Evergrande snapped a seven-game winless streak in the Asian Champions League with a 2-0 victory over Japan’s Vissel Kobe on Saturday.
The Police Command in Kano has confirmed the arrest of one Anas Sa’idu for allegedly kidnapping and murdering a 16-year-old, Tijjani Kabiru, at Kwanar Gwarmai Village in the Bebeji Local Government Area of the state.
The Centre for Environmental Sustainability and Development Awareness (CESDA) has called for synergy among stakeholders in order to curb issue of open defecation and improper way of waste disposal in the country.
Nigeria forward Peter Olayinka scored his second goal in this season’s Europa League as Slavia Prague recorded an impressive 3-1 away victory OGC Nice.
The Afghan forces have killed nine militants in Obe district of the western Herat province, said an army statement released on Thursday.
Manchester City booked their place in the last 16 of the Champions League but there were more concerns for Pep Guardiola over his side’s lack of ruthlessness in a 1-0 win at Olympiakos on Wednesday.
The Accra-based outfit has announced the development after days of media speculation about the coach’s future following the club's disappointing 3-0 loss to Great Olympics in the Ghana Premier League (GPL) on Friday.
Nigeria defender Brian Idowu was in action for Khimki who claimed a vital 2-1 away win at UFA, in the Russian Premier League on Monday.
An ambush on Nigerian troops by Boko Haram elements has left six soldiers dead, 26 injured and many others still missing, according to a report.
Justice Derefaka, technical adviser on gas business and policy implementation to minister of state for petroleum resources, Timipre Sylva, disclosed this on Wednesday when he featured on Sunrise Daily, a programme on Channels TV.
1,000 fans will watch Anthony Joshua defend his three world titles against Kubrat Pulev at the Wembley Arena next weekend.
Mikel Arteta on Wednesday backed calls for concussion substitutes after Arsenal's David Luiz was involved in a sickening clash of heads with Raul Jimenez that left the Wolves striker with a fractured skull.
The Kidnappers of a reverend father, Mathew Dajo, of the Parish Catholic Church, Yangoji, have demanded for N100 million ransom before the victim will be set free, a member of the church (name withheld) confided in our reporter.
Three men, Victor Arowolo, 30, Joseph Dada, 23, and Taiwo Omoloye, 43, were on Wednesday arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged burglary and stealing at Olorunsogo area of Ado-Ekiti.
Romania’s old-growth forests are vast ancient woodlands that straddle the Carpathian Mountains in Eastern Europe. They have survived unchanged since the end of the ice age. But now these extraordinary forests are disappearing at an alarming rate and once gone, they can never be fully restored.
The World Bank on Friday announced the appointment of Cyndo Obre as the new International Finance Corporation (IFC) representative in Benin.
The Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) of Universities has expressed worry over the delay in the conclusion of renegotiations between the federal government and unions in tertiary institutions.
Romelu Lukaku kept Inter Milan’s Champions League hopes alive on Tuesday, scoring two second-half goals to seal a dramatic 3-2 win at Borussia Moenchengladbach in their penultimate group game.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has expressed its commitment to deploy more technology and innovation to further enhance the transparency of the electoral process.