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Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has continued his good run of form between the sticks as he kept his fourth consecutive clean sheet in the league when Kaizer Chiefs ran out 2-0 winners against Chippa United in an ABSA Premiership clash at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Wednesday.

Daniel Akpeyi’s agent blasts ex-PSL players for ganging up against

Daniel Akpeyi’s agent has leapt to the defence of his client and slammed ex-PSL players like Junior Khanye for ganging up against the Nigerian goalkeeper.
Orji Okwonkwo scored the first goal of the Thierry Henry era after Montreal Impact played to a 2-2 draw with Deportivo Saprissa in the Concacaf Champions League Round of 16 on Wednesday.

Orji Okwonkwo scores in Montreal Impact Concacaf Champions League draw

Orji Okwonkwo scored the first goal of the Thierry Henry era after Montreal Impact played to a 2-2 draw with Deportivo Saprissa in the Concacaf Champions League Round of 16 on Wednesday.
Brazil staged a remarkable comeback for the second time in a week on Sunday to beat Mexico 2-1 in front of their own fans and win the Under-17 World Cup for a fourth time. 17

Brazil rally back to win U-17 World Cup — in pictures

Brazil staged a remarkable comeback for the second time in a week on Sunday to beat Mexico 2-1 in front of their own fans and win the Under-17 World Cup for a fourth time.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Friday in Abuja pledged to revamp the Principal’s Cup and Headmaster’s Cup competitions in the secondary and primary schools respectively.

Sports minister spoiling for war with NFF, fingers federation in Golden Eaglets World Cup...

Nigeria’s Minister of Sport, Sunday Dare, could be headed for a collision course with the Big wigs in the NFF following a scathing assessment of the Football body’s activities in a tweet on Thursday.
Cameroon became the first African country to lose at the ongoing Fifa Under-17 World Cup after falling 1-0 to Tajikistan at Estadio Kleber Jose de Andrade in Cariacica, Brazil on Monday. 11

FIFA U17: Cameroon edged by 10-man Tajikistan — in pictures

Cameroon became the first African country to lose at the ongoing Fifa Under-17 World Cup after falling 1-0 to Tajikistan at Estadio Kleber Jose de Andrade in Cariacica, Brazil on Monday.
Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets rallied back twice to beat Hungary 4-2 in their opening game at the 2019 FIFA U-17 Cup in Brazil on Saturday night. 14

FIFA U-17: Ecuador coach gets sleepless nights over Nigeria

After their opening duel 2-1 victory against Australia in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Brazil, Ecuador’s coach, Javier Rodríguez, has been having sleepless nights on how to defeat Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets in the second game on Tuesday.
Etienne Eto’o son of former Cameroon international Samuel Etoo

Etienne Eto’o on why he wants to play for Cameroon ahead of Spain

Etienne Eto'o Pineda, son of former Cameroon captain and African football legend Samuel is keen to retrace his father's national team footsteps.
Etienne Eto’o son of former Cameroon international Samuel Etoo

Samuel Eto’o’s makes Cameroon Under-17 World Cup squad

Etienne Eto’o, the son of Cameroon legend Samuel, has been included in the Cameroon squad for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup that will be played in Brazil from October 26-November 17.
Germany send Super Falcons packing from 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup after 3-0 win on Saturday evening encounter at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble. 68

Golden Eaglets begin camping in Abuja for Brazil 2019

Five-times champions Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja got their camping programme for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup finals holding in Brazil from Oct. 26 to Nov. 17.
FIFA has announced that the tickets for the Group A clash between hosts France and the Super Falcons of Nigeria at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup has been sold out.

BON applauds FIFA over W/Cup free-to-air partnership

The newly-signed partnership agreement between Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) and world football governing body FIFA offers great opportunity for Nigerian football fans, BON’s Acting Chairman Godfrey Ohuabunwa has said.
In-form Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen was on target as Sporting Charleroi defeated Beerschot-Wilrijk 3-0 in a Belgian top-flight and Uefa Europa League play-off tie on Saturday.

Victor Osimhen targets 18th goal of the season

Victor Osimhen will be aiming to score his 18th goal of the season for Sporting Charleroi later tonight (Wednesday) and his second against Westerlo when they clash at Het Kuipje stadium.
Phil Foden celebrates after scoring for Manchester City

Pep Guardiola trusts ‘special’ Phil Foden to become Man City star

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has not seen many players like Phil Foden, who he believes is "special" and possesses "something that's difficult to find".
Golden Eaglets coach Manu Garba has heaped blame on MRI following the embarrassing outcome in the clash against the Serengeti boys of Tanzania producing 9 goals thriller.

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets focused on Brazil 2019 ticket

Five-time champions Nigeria will guarantee a return to the FIFA Under-17 World Cup finals today if the Golden Eaglets overcome their Angolan counterparts in their second match at the ongoing Africa Under-17 Cup of Nations in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Patrice Evra expresses dismay over Raheem Sterling’s alleged racial abuse at Stamford Bridge

Ex-Manchester United defender Patrice Evra expresses dismay at the alleged racial abuse suffered by Manchester City's Raheem Sterling at Chelsea
Samuel Chukwueze

Guillem Balague: Samuel Chukwueze is exciting to watch

Following his incredible rise in the round leather game, Super Eagles youngster Samuel Chukwueze has continued to enjoy great reviews from foreign media.
Coach Emmanuel Amuneke has said his new team Tanzania are in high spirits ahead of Saturday’s 2019 AFCON qualifier against Uganda in Kampala.

Emmanuel Amuneke is ready to build Tanzania challenge

Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke admits leading the Taifa Stars is a challenge but his team are ready to build.
England's coach Gareth Southgate looks on during the Russia 2018 World Cup quarter-final football match between Sweden and England at the Samara Arena in Samara on July 7, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Yuri CORTEZ /

Gareth Southgate calls for ‘debate’ on opportunities for young English players

England manager Gareth Southgate has called for a "debate" over how to get more young English talent into Premier League first teams.

World Cup: Supporters club, Ghetto Music launch music video to raise funds

The President General, World Wide Nigeria Football Supporters Club, Dr. Rafiu Oladipo, on Saturday urged Nigerians to pray for the Super Eagles so that they would perform well at the Russia 2018 World Cup.

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Police nab three over alleged culpable homicide, two for kidnapping in Niger

The Police Command in Niger has arrested three suspects over alleged culpable homicide in Chanchaga Local Government Area of the state.
The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Justice John Tsoho, and members of his immediate family have tested negative for coronavirus otherwise known as COVID-19.

Federal High Court chief judge recovers from coronavirus

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Justice John Tsoho, and members of his immediate family have tested negative for coronavirus otherwise known as COVID-19.
The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, said this in Maiduguri on Sunday while reacting to allegations that his men failed to respond to call to bomb the insurgents when the attack was going on.

Nigerian Air Force to establish base in Gombe

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, says arrangements have been concluded by the Nigerian Air Force to establish an operational base in Gombe State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised that all ongoing investigations into previous and new corruption cases would be thoroughly pursued.

NDDC invites President Buhari to commission road project in Bayelsa

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has invited President Muhammadu Buhari to commission a 29-kilometre road linking Ogbia community to Nembe in Bayelsa State.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday asked Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the whereabouts of visiting Chinese medical personnel, saying their activities in the country must the oversighted by the parliament.

Nigeria losing 20,000 women annually to poor breastfeeding – minister

To this end, the government has recommended early initiation of breastfeeding within an hour of birth, exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life, continued breastfeeding up to two years of age or beyond, and introduction of appropriate complementary food as from six months.