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Golden Eaglets Coach Fatai Amoo says his team deserved to qualify for the 2020 U17 WAFU B semi-final in Lome.

Golden Eaglets qualify for WAFU final, U-17 AFCON

Five-time world champions Nigeria zoomed into the final of the WAFU U17 Cup Tournament in Lome, Togo on Friday, following a 1-0 win over Group A winners Burkina Faso at the Stade Kegue.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Thursday, said that the state government would tackle the challenges of youth restiveness and unemployment through sporting activities.

Oyo governor: We‘ll tackle youth restiveness through sporting activities

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Thursday, said that the state government would tackle the challenges of youth restiveness and unemployment through sporting activities.
Former Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Ike Shorunmu has backed Nigeria to bounce back from the 1 – 0 defeat to Côte d’Ivoire at the ongoing U17 WAFU B championship in Togo.

Golden Eaglets qualify for WAFU U17 Cup semi finals

Nigeria reached the semi finals of the WAFU U17 Cup Tournament ongoing in Lome, Togo on Tuesday evening after Group B pacesetters Cote d’Ivoire hammered the Black Starlets of Ghana 3-1 at the city’s Stade Municipal.
Jean-Pierre Papin has lauded Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema as the best of his generation.

FFF presidential candidate vows to bring Karim Benzema back into France fold

A candidate for the presidency of the French Football Federation (FFF) says he would demand the recall of Karim Benzema to the national team, despite the Real Madrid striker facing trial over a blackmail case involving a former France team-mate.
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.
Prime Minister Netanyahu speaking to the press at the Knesset, Dec. 2, 2020. Yonatan Sindel-Flash 90

Israel vaccinates 800,000 against coronavirus

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that no fewer than 800,000 Israeli citizens have already received a vaccine against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) since the start of the campaign.
Nigeria women's team alongside Ghana, Kenya, and Tanzania moved up on the last Fifa women's ranking for 2020 released by Fifa on Friday, December 18.

Nigeria, Ghana move up in latest Fifa women’s rankings

Nigeria women's team alongside Ghana, Kenya, and Tanzania moved up on the last Fifa women's ranking for 2020 released by Fifa on Friday, December 18.
Unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua mixed power and patience as he knocked out Kubrat Pulev Saturday night to bolster hopes that a historic fight against Tyson Fury could soon be a reality.

Governor Abiodun: Anthony Joshua’s victory a worthy Christmas gift

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Sunday felicitated with Heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, for displaying “Ogun standard of excellence” in knocking out Kubrat Pulev in London on Saturday.
Goals from Alvaro Morata, Ferran and Rodri gave Luis Enrique’s side a convincing 3-0 lead at half-time, while Ferran struck again early in the second half and completed his treble with a classy finish.

Spain hammer Germany 6-0 to reach UEFA Nations League final four

Spain forward Ferran Torres scored a first career hat-trick as his side crushed helpless Germany 6-0 at home on Tuesday to storm into the final four of the UEFA Nations League.
First-half goals from Arthur and Richarlison helped Brazil to a 2-0 win over Uruguay, who had Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani sent off in their 2022 World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.

Brazil beat Uruguay as Edinson Cavani sent off

First-half goals from Arthur and Richarlison helped Brazil to a 2-0 win over Uruguay, who had Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani sent off in their 2022 World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Maduka Okoye has been reflecting on his international debut against Brazil which he noted remains a dream after coming up against some of the players he watches on television.

Maduka Okoye to start in goal vs Sierra Leone

Sparta Rotterdam of Holland goalkeeper Maduka Okoye will start in goal against Sierra Leone on Friday.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

WAFU: NFF seeks Kwara’s support to camp Eaglets in Ilorin

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has asked the Kwara Government to assist it in camping in Ilorin the Golden Eaglets in preparation for the WAFU Under-17 Male Regional Tournament.
Liverpool have completed the signing of Wolves attacker Diogo Jota in a deal worth a reported €45m.

Liverpool sign Wolves attacker Diogo Jota

Liverpool have completed the signing of Wolves attacker Diogo Jota in a deal worth a reported €45m.
Jürgen Klopp has been named the LMA Premier League Manager of the Year.

Jürgen Klopp named LMA Manager of the Year

The 53-year-old has been voted top boss by the League Manager’s Association after guiding Liverpool to their first league title since 1990.
Arsenal defender Pablo Mari says that Liverpool's front three of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino are the toughest opponents he has ever faced.

Arsenal defender names Mo Salah, Sadio Mane as toughest opponents

Arsenal defender Pablo Mari says that Liverpool's front three of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino are the toughest opponents he has ever faced.
Pep Guardiola has suggested that even though he might once have been considered the best manager in the world, he longer holds that title.

Pep Guardiola: I wouldn’t win at a club outside of Manchester City

Pep Guardiola has suggested that even though he might once have been considered the best manager in the world, he longer holds that title.
Jurgen Klopp has hailed the “outstanding” qualities which have allowed Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane to continue thriving for Liverpool.

Real Madrid boss contacts Liverpool star

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has contacted Liverpool star Sadio Mane over a possible move to Santiago Bernabeu, according to report.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is “100 per cent” certain that Ederson will line up for Manchester City in a crunch Premier League clash despite picking up a knock on Champions League duty.

Jurgen Klopp ominously warns of ‘room for improvement’ as Liverpool extend unbeaten run

Jurgen Klopp reckons his Liverpool side still have ‘room for improvement’ after they extended their unbeaten run to a 37th game with a 2-0 win over Sheffield United.

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