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Nigerian duo of David Okereke and Emmanuel Dennis both started for Club Brugge in their UEFA Champions league game against Galatasaray at Jan Breydel Stadium on Wednesday.

David Okereke, Emmanuel Dennis fail to lift Club Brugge over Galatasaray

Nigerian duo of David Okereke and Emmanuel Dennis both started for Club Brugge in their UEFA Champions league game against Galatasaray at Jan Breydel Stadium on Wednesday.
Lionel Messi cannot be considered the greatest of all time as an Argentine without a World Cup win to his name, says former Real Madrid and Spain coach Jose Antonio Camacho.

Lionel Messi still out but Barcelona could welcome back Luis Suarez

Forward Luis Suarez could return to the Barcelona team for their La Liga game against Valencia, coach Ernesto Valverde said on Friday, adding that he was pessimistic about Lionel Messi’s recovery.
Al Ahly – Egypt

Al Ahly top the list of most successful football clubs in the world

The likes of Real Madrid, Juventus, Barcelona, Manchester United, Liverpool and Bayern Munich are known for their lucrative history, as well as recent successes which have come with their dominance on both a domestic and European level.
The English Premier League have the most number of players on the 2019 FIFA FIFPro men’s World XI shortlist for the first time in 10 years.

English Premier League players dominate FIFPro World XI nominations

The English Premier League have the most number of players on the 2019 FIFA FIFPro men’s World XI shortlist for the first time in 10 years.
Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness says he would buy Kylian Mbappe immediately if the German giants could afford the Paris Saint-Germain star.

Paris Saint-Germain confirms Kylian Mbappe’s injury

Paris Saint-Germain has confirmed Kylian Mbappe’s injury, the French attacker sustained injury along with Edinson Cavani in the clash against clash Toulouse on Sunday.
Egyptian Premier League champions Al Ahly have fired title-winning manager Martin Lasarte in the aftermath of their disappointing Round of 16 cup exit against Pyramids on Saturday.

Egyptian champions Al Ahly sack manager Martin Lasarte

Egyptian Premier League champions Al Ahly have fired title-winning manager Martin Lasarte in the aftermath of their disappointing Round of 16 cup exit against Pyramids on Saturday.g
Cristiano Ronaldo was an egotist in the Manchester United dressing room who always wanted to be near a mirror, according to Uruguay legend Diego Forlan.

Diego Forlan: Cristiano Ronaldo not a worthy successor to David Beckham at Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo was "an egotist" in the Manchester United dressing room who "always wanted to be near a mirror", according to Uruguay legend Diego Forlan.
Luis Suarez is out for an indefinite period after injuring his right calf in Barcelona's La Liga loss to Athletic Bilbao on Friday, the club have confirmed.

Barcelona confirm Luis Suarez calf injury

Luis Suarez is out for an indefinite period after injuring his right calf in Barcelona's La Liga loss to Athletic Bilbao on Friday, the club have confirmed.
Athletic Bilbao’s Aritz Aduriz secures the points with an overhead kick. Javier Zorrilla-EPA

Athletic Bilbao shatter Barcelona’s ten-year opening record

Aritz Aduriz netted a sumptuous late strike, which helped Athletic Bilbao past reigning champions Barcelona in the opening match of La Liga on Friday night.
Diego Forlán

Former Manchester United forward announces retirement

Former Uruguay and Manchester United forward Diego Forlan has announced his retirement from professional football.
Edinson Cavani says he is fully focused on the season ahead at Paris Saint-Germain, and isn’t interested in any speculation linking him with a move away.

Edinson Cavani vows to see out Paris Saint-Germain contract amid Inter links

Edinson Cavani says he is fully focused on the season ahead at Paris Saint-Germain, and isn’t interested in any speculation linking him with a move away.
Gerard Pique joined Lionel Messi in a pre-match press conference on Friday and spoke about Barcelona’s playing style under Ernesto Valverde.

Ernesto Valverde welcomes back two Barcelona stars to training

Luis Suarez and Gerard Pique returned to the team after their long days off, the Uruguayan ended his holiday and returned to Camp Nou with the rest of the squad on Wednesday morning.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

FIFA ranking: Nigeria move 12 spots, now 33rd

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved up 12 spots in the July FIFA ranking, to place 33rd in the world after winning bronze at the just-concluded Africa Cup of Nations tournament.
Antoine Griezmann believes Barcelona's team is 'like a cheat code in a video game'

Antoine Griezmann: Lionel Messi has not called me yet, but Luis Suarez did

After paying €120million to activate the release clause in Griezmann's Atletico Madrid contract, Barca presented the forward as their latest signing on July 14.
MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY - Uruguayan primary elections look set to pit a former mayor against a senator in the presidential vote in October, according to early exit polls Sunday evening in the South American country.

Ex-mayor, senator leading Uruguay presidential primaries

Uruguayan primary elections look set to pit a former mayor against a senator in the presidential vote in October, according to early exit polls Sunday evening in the South American country.

Inter Milan confirm Diego Godin signing

Inter have confirmed the signing of former Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin on a three-year deal.
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot has said that he will comment on his future when needed after the French champions beat Toulouse 1-0 in Ligue 1 on Saturday.

Adrien Rabiot in Turin to complete Juventus switch

The midfielder is set to complete a free transfer to the Serie A champions, with his contract at Paris Saint-Germain expiring on Sunday.
Edinson Cavani, left, of Uruguay celebrates a goal with teammate Luis Suarez against Chile at the Maracana. The 1-0 win saw Uruguay progress to the quarter-finals as Group C winners, with Chile also advancing in second place. EPA

Copa America: Edinson Cavani heads Uruguay over Chile

Edinson Cavani’s header eight minutes from time from Jonathan Rodriguez’s cross propelled Uruguay on Monday above Chile and into, what looks on paper at least, an easier last eight challenge against Peru.

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Climate change: NiMet signs MoU with IBB university

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has formally signed of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Abuja with the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBU), Lapai, Niger, to promote activities relating to meteorology/climatology and climate change in Nigeria.
Walmart will stop selling e-cigarettes because of “regulatory complexity and uncertainty” surrounding the products.

Walmart to stop selling e-cigarettes

Walmart will stop selling e-cigarettes because of “regulatory complexity and uncertainty” surrounding the products. CNBC reported on an internal company memo about the change, and Walmart confirmed the news in a statement.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s close-season transfer to AS Roma has made a lasting impact off the pitch, helping a missing Kenyan boy reunite with his family thanks to the Italian club’s social media campaign.

NFF partners with AS Roma to boost local football

The Nigeria Football Federation on Friday announced that it had signed a multi-year partnership with Italian football club, AS Roma, to boost the development of football in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

President Buhari faults smugglers, traders ‘who choose profits over patriotism’

President Muhammadu Buhari has lashed out at traders who smuggle fake products into the country, accusing them of choosing profits over patriotism.
In his speech that was published by the Defense Ministry, Gaid Salah said that, for some people, coming into Algiers from other regions has become a ``pretext to justify dangerous behavior'' and a way to swell crowds.

Thousands protest in Algiers despite tight security

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of the Algerian capital on Friday in defiance of a heavy security presence to demand the ouster of the country's army chief.