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Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez has been announced as the winner of the PFA Fans’ Player of the Month award for March, beating Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho to the individual accolade.

Riyad Mahrez: I learnt control, dribbling while playing street football

Mahrez has been outstanding for Pep Guardiola's side this season with his contribution of four assists and nine goals in 24 Premier League matches and he is also considered as one of the best wingers in Europe.
Amaju Melvin Pinnick, the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, has restated his backing for embattled head coach of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr despite increasing calls for the immediate dismissal of the German.

Gernot Rohr: We won’t underrate Lesotho

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have late on Monday concluded their final training session ahead of the last fixture of the group stages qualifying series for the 2022 TOTAL African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament against the Crocodiles of Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere, Lagos State.
Adama Traore is 100 per cent suited to Liverpool and would fit in perfectly at Anfield, according to Emile Heskey.

Emile Heskey: Adama Traore would fit in perfectly at Anfield

Adama Traore is "100 per cent" suited to Liverpool and would fit in perfectly at Anfield, according to Emile Heskey.
Pep Guardiola said his disappointment at Manchester City’s draw with struggling West Bromwich Albion led to a return to “ABC” principles that sparked the club’s record winning streak.

Pep Guardiola: West Brom draw catalyst for Manchester City’s winning streak

Pep Guardiola said his disappointment at Manchester City’s draw with struggling West Bromwich Albion led to a return to “ABC” principles that sparked the club’s record winning streak.
Chelsea supporters were delighted at the performance of Fikayo Tomori after he made his debut for AC Milan against Inter Milan yesterday.

Fikayo Tomori: My ambition is to win a trophy with AC Milan

“I’m just happy to be back playing, and in the thick of things which is the most important thing. Coming here I think one of the goals personally was to get back on the pitch and try to win a trophy, that would be amazing.”
Chelsea supporters were delighted at the performance of Fikayo Tomori after he made his debut for AC Milan against Inter Milan yesterday..

Fikayo Tomori: Serie A more tactical than Premier League

Fikayo Tomori has described the Italian top flight Serie A as more tactical than the Premier League.
Former Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery has indicated he is open to returning to the Bundesliga, though he emphasised that he is currently focused on current side Fiorentina.

Former Bayern star Franck Ribery open to Bundesliga return

Former Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery has indicated he is open to returning to the Bundesliga, though he emphasised that he is currently focused on current side Fiorentina.
Pep Guardiola has backed Raheem Sterling after the Manchester City winger continued his poor run of penalties on Wednesday.

Pep Guardiola: Manchester City could never have gone this far without Raheem Sterling

Pep Guardiola has backed Raheem Sterling after the Manchester City winger continued his poor run of penalties on Wednesday.

Bayern Munich star speaks out on Manchester United, Manchester City transfer rumours

Bayern Munich star Kingsley Coman has spoken out on the transfer rumours linking him with Manchester United and Manchester City.
Olivier Giroud has admitted that his current situation at Chelsea is worrying, and says he'll have to make a decision on his future in January.

Olivier Giroud: I really want to win the Premier League

Olivier Giroud has revealed his burning desire to win the Premier League this season and insists that Chelsea still have a chance to join the title race.
According to the NFF, the Golden Eaglets will go ahead with plans to compete at the tournament, despite the cancellation of the FIFA U-17 World Cup due to the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.

Golden Eaglets off to Togo for WAFU tourney

Five-time world champions Nigeria and three-time world champions Ghana headline the seven-team West African Football Union (WAFU B) U17 Tournament taking place in Lome, Togo 5th – 20th January 2021.
Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, is excited by the current form of Callum Hudson-Odoi.

Frank Lampard excited by improving Callum Hudson-Odoi

Lampard has tipped Callum Hudson-Odoi to add the “end product” that will catapult him into the category of a top Premier League winger.
Amaju Melvin Pinnick, the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, has restated his backing for embattled head coach of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr despite increasing calls for the immediate dismissal of the German.

Tijani Babangida: Gernot Rohr to blame for Eagles poor form

Former Super Eagles winger Tijani Babangida has blamed Gernot Rohr for the national team’s poor form after ending the 2020 calendar year without a win.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard says there are no regrets at Stamford Bridge over the decision to release Declan Rice as a teenager after the midfielder joined West Ham United and emerged as a key player.

Frank Lampard: No regrets over Declan Rice’s early Chelsea exit

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard says there are no regrets at Stamford Bridge over the decision to release Declan Rice as a teenager after the midfielder joined West Ham United and emerged as a key player.
Amaju Melvin Pinnick, the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, has restated his backing for embattled head coach of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr despite increasing calls for the immediate dismissal of the German.

Christian Chukwu not impressed by Gernot Rohr’s performance

1980 African Cup of Nations winner, Christian Chukwu, is not impressed that Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has failed to create a solid first eleven for the Nigerian senior national team.
Paul Onuachu has been in imperial form for KRC Genk so far this season as his 9 goals in 11 appearances for the Jupiler League side makes him the top scorer in the division.

Ifeanyi Udeze: Lack of creativity, crosses affecting Paul Onuachu in Super Eagles

Former Nigeria international Ifeanyi Udeze has said lack of creativity and crosses from the wings are affecting Paul Onuachu’s performance in the Super Eagles.
Pep Guardiola has ruled out the possibility of returning to Camp Nou, insisting his period as Barcelona manager is over.

Txiki Begiristain: We are really happy with Pep Guardiola’s commitment

Speaking to the Man City’s official website, he said: “Pep is really happy and we are really happy with his commitment to Man City for this next two years. He is already working hard as always, thinking how to beat the opponent. I am so happy to see him here…”
Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby says he left Ini Umotong out of his Women's World Cup squad in favour of selecting Uchenna Kanu.

Thomas Dennerby: Uchenna Kanu took Ini Umotong’s Nigeria’s Women’s World Cup spot

Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby says he left Ini Umotong out of his Women's World Cup squad in favour of selecting Uchenna Kanu.
Crown Football Club, Ogbomoso on Tuesday announced the signing of twelve (12) new players.

Crown FC unveil 12 new players

It was gathered that the signing of the players became necessary in view of the club’s preparation for their Nigeria National League mid week 3 game against Word of Light FC billed to hold on Wednesday 1st May, 2019 in Oharra, Warri in Delta State.

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Katsina governor: North not afraid of restructuring

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