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Nigeria recalled skipper Ahmed Musa, South Africa-based goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi and midfielder Mikel Agu on Monday for next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho.
Sand Eagles forward Abu Azeez has has nominated for the 2019 Beach Soccer Stars, Best Male Player of the Year; for a third year running.
French head coach Corentin Martins has called-up experienced forwards Moulaye Ahmed Khalil and Ismael Diakhite as well as youngsters Mohamed Dellah Yali and El Hacen El Id who plays for Real Valladolid in Spain for the competition.
Barcelona star Luis Suarez was included in Uruguay’s Copa America squad on Thursday despite undergoing knee surgery just three weeks ago.
Unai Emery's Arsenal are looking to keep up their winning run when they make their longest ever journey for a competitive game to face Qarabag in Azerbaijan in the Europa League on Thursday.
Luka Modric, awarded the Golden Ball for the best player at the World Cup, and his midfield partner Ivan Rakitic have both been called up to the Croatia squad for matches against Portugal and Spain in September.
Nigeria have named a final 23-man squad for the World Cup with Chelsea defender Ola Aina and Mikel Agu from FC Porto placed on standby.
Cristiano Ronaldo headlined the Portugal squad named on Thursday to face Egypt in Zurich on March 23 and the Netherlands in Geneva four days later.
Brazilian coach Tite on Monday made the best of injured star Neymar’s forced absence by bringing new names into the national squad for friendlies against Russia and Germany.
Neymar will be denied an immediate return to Barcelona when the Champions League draw is made in Monaco on Thursday.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as “worrisome, indecorous and contemptuous” actions and remarks by the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, saying they are a threat to Nigeria’s nascent democracy.
Chelsea centre-back Antonio Rudiger has donated the sum of $101,000 to support free quality education in Sierra Leone.
With the Supreme Court set to give verdict this afternoon (Monday) on the Election Appeal Petition on Bauchi State, supporters of the incumbent Governor Bala Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have “invaded” the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in large numbers in solidarity with their Number One citizen.
The protest action at the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos, over the controversial doctorate certificate of the acting Director-General, Chima Igwe, continued on Monday, with the workers shutting out all management staff of the institute.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has confirmed that former Super Eagles forward Victor Moses will return to Stamford Bridge after the expiration of his loan deal at Fenerbahce.
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said the national grid has been fully restored after the system collapse which occurred on Thursday.
With the grandeur and enormity of power and influence that accompanies the Aare Ona-kakanfo title, the Generalissimo of Yoruba land, Iba Gani Adams declared that a lot of people are envious of him.
Former governor of Imo State, and senator representing Imo West senatorial district, Rochas Okorocha, was the cynosure of eyes when he walked in while oat of office was being administered on Governor Hope Uzodinma.
Over 300 residents of Akurba Village in Nasarawa State Saturday staged a protest to register their dissatisfaction over purport compensation allegedly paid for their lands taken by the state government for the ongoing 33 KVA Step Down Electricity Substation Project.
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has stated that the country’s female national team, the D’Tigress, would not suffer paucity of funds, as the team opens camp on February 1 in Serbia for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics qualifier championship taking place in Belgrade, Serbia from February 7 to 9.