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Former Nigeria Football Federation Technical Director, Kashimawo Laloko, has expressed doubts about the success of Gernot Rohr and Joseph Yobo’s combination as Super Eagles coaches .

Kashimawo Laloko: Gernot Rohr, Joseph Yobo combination not good for Super Eagles

Former Nigeria Football Federation Technical Director, Kashimawo Laloko, has expressed doubts about the success of Gernot Rohr and Joseph Yobo’s combination as Super Eagles coaches .
Nigerian Paralympic gold-medalist and world record holder in Javelin Flora Ugwunwa moved from almost been decamped to a world champion a feat that was borne from self belief and support from her husband who quit his job to help her train.

Paralympian: My husband quit his job to help me train for Paralympics

Nigerian Paralympic gold-medalist and world record holder in Javelin Flora Ugwunwa moved from almost been decamped to a world champion a feat that was borne from self belief and support from her husband who quit his job to help her train.
Nigeria’s Oyinlomo Quadre lost her quarter final game yesterday to Ukrainian opponent, Strakhova Valeriya, in the ongoing second leg Lagos Open Tennis at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan.

Oyinlomo Quadre hits final in singles, doubles

Nigeria’s Oyinlomo Quadre is yet to drop a set in her quest for glory at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Junior Grade Three tournament holding in Pretoria, South Africa, as the national junior champion hit the final of the singles and doubles event of the tournament.

Austin Ejide targets Super Eagles return after six years

Nigerian goalkeeper Austin Ejide said he is in the best form of his career and his not ruling out a return to the Super Eagles six years after his last appearance.
Acclaimed Tunisian blogger Lina Ben Mhenni, who chronicled the popular uprising that toppled longtime president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in 2011, died on Monday aged 36 after a long illness, her family said.

Activist who chronicled Tunisia uprising passes on at 36

Acclaimed Tunisian blogger Lina Ben Mhenni, who chronicled the popular uprising that toppled longtime president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in 2011, died on Monday aged 36 after a long illness, her family said.
Unseeded Tunisian Ons Jabeur sent Chinese hope Wang Qiang crashing out of the Australian Open on Sunday to become the first Tunisian woman to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final.

Ons Jabeur emerges first Tunisian to reach Australian Open quarter-final

Unseeded Tunisian Ons Jabeur sent Chinese hope Wang Qiang crashing out of the Australian Open on Sunday to become the first Tunisian woman to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final.
Caroline Wozniacki's glittering tennis career ended in tears at the Australian Open on Friday when she was dumped out by lower-ranked Ons Jabeur of Tunisia.

Caroline Wozniacki’s career ends in tears with defeat at Australian Open

Caroline Wozniacki's glittering tennis career ended in tears at the Australian Open on Friday when she was dumped out by lower-ranked Ons Jabeur of Tunisia.
Serena Williams of the US reacts after a point against China's Wang Qiang . AFP

Australian Open: Wang Wang knocks out Serena Williams

World number 29 Wang Qiang has knocked out seven-time Australian Open champion Serena Williams in a three setter 6-4 6-7 7-5 in a third round duel on Friday.
Tunisian giants Esperance de Tunis still reign supreme ahead of continental rivals Al Ahly and TP Mazembe.

Esperance lead in latest CAF club top 10 rankings

The most recent update of Africa’s top 10 greatest clubs has been revealed – and North African heavyweights keep a steady grip at the summit.
Stan Wawrinka owns a 6-5 record at the Qatar ExxonMobil Open.

Stan Wawrinka looks to end title drought in desert sideshow

Stan Wawrinka hopes the Qatar Open ends his worrying title drought although the fanfare surrounding the newly-created ATP Cup more than 10,000km away in Australia means his efforts this week may struggle to register barely a blip on the global tennis radar.
Tunisia legend Tarek Dhiab has been reappointed Minister for Youth and Sports, a role he filled for two years from December 2011.

Tunisia legend Tarek Dhiab re-appointed Minister for Youth and Sports

Tunisia legend Tarek Dhiab has been reappointed Minister for Youth and Sports, a role he filled for two years from December 2011.
Sadio Mane believes Liverpool are well motivated to clinch the Premier League trophy this season.

Sadio Mane set to be crowned King of Africa

Liverpool sharpshooter Sadio Mane is expected to become the first African football headline-maker of 2020 by winning the Player of the Year award in Egypt next week.
Former CHAN Eagles forward Anthony Okpotu was on target for his Tunisian side US Monastir in their 3-1 win over Tataouine on Monday.

Anthony Okpotu scores 6th goal of the season in Tunisia

Former CHAN Eagles forward Anthony Okpotu was on target for his Tunisian side US Monastir in their 3-1 win over Tataouine on Monday.
Nigeria’s Oyinlomo Quadre lost her quarter final game yesterday to Ukrainian opponent, Strakhova Valeriya, in the ongoing second leg Lagos Open Tennis at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan.

Lagos Open: Oyinlomo Qaudre loses to Ukrainian star

Nigeria’s Oyinlomo Quadre lost her quarter final game yesterday to Ukrainian opponent, Strakhova Valeriya, in the ongoing second leg Lagos Open Tennis at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan.
Nigeria’s aspiration at the 2019 Lagos Open International Tennis Championships suffered a major setback on Wednesday with Oyinlomo Quadre and Blessing Samuel the only players to qualify for the second round in the singles’ event.

Lagos Open: Oyinlomo Quadre, Blessing Samuel survive first round

Nigeria’s aspiration at the 2019 Lagos Open International Tennis Championships suffered a major setback on Wednesday with Oyinlomo Quadre and Blessing Samuel the only players to qualify for the second round in the singles’ event.
Tunisian presidential candidate and law professor Kais Saied speaks to the reporters and supporters, October 13, 2019 in Tunis. (AP Photo-Mosa'ab Elshamy)

Kais Saied wins Tunisia’s presidential election

Conservative political outsider Kais Saied has won Tunisia’s presidential election by a landslide taking 72.71 per cent of the votes, the North African country’s electoral commission said on Monday.

French tourist stabbed to death in Tunisia

The Tunisian Interior Ministry said on Monday that a French tourist was stabbed to death by a religious extremist in Tunisia’s northernmost province of Bizerte.
Tunisian presidential candidate and law professor Kais Saied speaks to the reporters and supporters, October 13, 2019 in Tunis. (AP Photo-Mosa'ab Elshamy)

Tunisians vote for new president in runoff election

Tunisians voted for their next president yesterday in the last round of a series of elections that have tested the young democracy, with citizens rejecting established politicians and a major candidate spending weeks behind bars.

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