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(FILES) This file photo taken on December 5, 2018 shows Manchester United’s Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini warming up for the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England. – Marouane Fellaini should brace for a culture shock at Chinese club Shandong Luneng following his move from Premier League Manchester United.The 31-year-old — known as “Fluffy Head” in China, although he now has short hair — on February 1, 2019 became the latest player to swap Europe for the Chinese Super League on big money. (Photo by OLI SCARFF / AFP)

Injury delays Marouane Fellaini debut for China’s Shandong

Marouane Fellaini’s debut at Chinese club Shandong Luneng has been delayed to allow the former Manchester United midfielder treatment for a calf injury, his new coach said Monday.
Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel

Thomas Tuchel: PSG were not challenged by Thierry Henry’s Monaco side

Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel was delighted to make it 13 wins from 13 Ligue 1 matches with a 4-0 away victory at Monaco on Sunday, but also admitted that he was “not satisfied” with his players’ lack of intensity despite facing a Thierry Henry side he said “could not challenge” the Parisians.
Odion Ighalo

Odion Ighalo confident of Super Eagles victory against South Africa

Odion Ighalo says he’s devastated to miss Nigeria’s the all important 2019 AFCON qualifier game against Bafana Bafana of South Africa but believes the team is capable of winning in his absence.

Junior Ajayi set for Al Ahly return after injury setback

Nigeria forward, Junior Ajayi, is set to return to training with his Egyptian Premier League side, Al Ahly following lengthy spell on the sidelines as a result of a knee ligament injury.
France captain Hugo Lloris

France’s World Cup keeper Hugo Lloris avoids jail over drink-driving

France’s World Cup-winning captain Hugo Lloris avoided jail but received a 20-month driving ban and a £50,000 ($65,000) fine on Wednesday for drink-driving in central London.

World Cup: Carl Ikeme rues missing out Super Eagles’ squad

Nigeria goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, has expressed disappointment that he will not be part of the Super Eagles’ squad to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Super Eagles, truly super after Argentina thrashing – Akinade Onigbinde

Akinade Onigbinde, coach of FRSC FC of Abuja, on Tuesday, described Super Eagles as “truly super” with the 4-2 thrashing of Argentina.

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Wales manager Ryan Giggs said midfielder Aaron Ramsey missing his country’s opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia on Sunday due to injury is a “blow”.

Ryan Giggs: Aaron Ramsey absence “a blow”

Wales manager Ryan Giggs said midfielder Aaron Ramsey missing his country’s opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia on Sunday due to injury is a “blow”.
Boboye Oyeyemi

Overloading: FRSC goes tough on offenders

The Corps Marshal, FRSC, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, says the commission will not rest on its oars until the campaign against vehicle overloading is achieved.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Kano rerun: APC dismisses PDP’s allegation

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State has dismissed the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)’s allegation on the importation of political thugs from neighbouring states.

PDP condemns alleged attack on agents, members in Kano

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the alleged violent attacks and alleged killing of its agents and members by thugs allegedly unleashed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Kano supplementary election.

Chad fires chief of staff after Boko Haram attack kills 23 soldiers

Chad President Idriss Deby has fired his armed forces chief of staff following the latest bout of unrest which culminated in a Boko Haram attack that left 23 dead.