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Eagles forward Samuel Kalu (right) battles Percy Tau of South Africa PIX KABIRU ABUBAKAR

Moses Simon: Samuel Kalu, Samuel Chukwueze competition great for Super Eagles

Moses Simon has said he welcomes the stiff competition Samuel Kalu and Samuel Chukwueze will bring to the Super Eagles.
Rio Ferdinard Manchester United

Rio Ferdinard rules out Manchester United from winning Premiership and Champions League

Rio Ferdinand has ruled out any chances of Manchester United winning the 2018/2019 English Premier League and Uefa Champions League titles.

Leroy Sane: Manchester City defeat to Chelsea a ‘wake-up call’

Losing their unbeaten start and top spot in the Premier League at Chelsea was a wake-up call for Man City, Leroy Sane says.
Flying Eagles celebrate passage to U20 WAFU Cup Final at expense of Mali

Paul Aigbogun salutes Flying Eagles character after advancing to U20 WAFU Cup Final

Coach Paul Aigbogun has saluted the character of the Flying Eagles after they qualified for the U20 WAFU Cup Final at the expense of Mali Friday night in Lome.
Alain Giresse

Tunisia appoint Alain Giresse as new head coach

Former France international Alain Giresse was named Tunisia coach by the country’s football Federation on Thursday after signing an 18-month deal.
Super Eagles 2018 World Cup Ahmed Musa has failed to make the top 10 nominees for the 2018 CAF Player of the Year, but Arsenal ace Alex Iwobi is still in the race.

CAF Player of Year: Ahmed Musa misses out, Alex Iwobi shortlisted

Super Eagles 2018 World Cup Ahmed Musa has failed to make the top 10 nominees for the 2018 CAF Player of the Year, but Arsenal ace Alex Iwobi is still in the race.

World Cup tops 2018 Google searches globally

Google recently released its year report for 2018, highlighting the most searched words globally and even in respective countries. The report reveals top trends in 2018 compared to the previous years.

Egypt submits surprise 2019 African Nations Cup hosting bid

The Egyptian Football Association has submitted a bid to replace Cameroon as next year's African Nations Cup host.
Gianni Infantino

FIFA has support for expanding 2022 World Cup to 48 teams

FIFA president Gianni Infantino says a majority of national soccer federations are in favour of expanding the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams.
Flying Eagles at the U20 WAFU Cup in Togo

U-20 AFCON: Flying Eagles to face Niger, Burundi, South Africa in Group A

Nigeria will play hosts Niger, South Africa and Burundi at the group stage of the 2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations in Niger.
Lucas Torreira

Paul Merson: Lucas Torreira has changed Arsenal

Paul Merson believes Arsenal have been crying out for a Lucas Torreira for over a decade, and insists the midfielder has transformed the side.
President of The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino delivers a speech during the elective assembly of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) on October 22, 2018 at the Hilton hotel of Rome's Fiumicino airport. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

FIFA members back 48 teams in Qatar World Cup

A “majority” of football federations support increasing the number of teams playing at the 2022 Qatar World Cup from 32 to 48, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said in Doha on Thursday.

Jorge Sampaoli named as new Santos coach

Former Argentina and Chile coach Jorge Sampaoli has been named as the new boss of Santos, the Brazilian club announced on Thursday.

Gianni Infantino: Majority back 48-team Qatar World Cup

A “majority” of football federations support increasing the number of teams playing at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from 32 to 48, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said in Doha on Thursday.
Leon Balogun

Leon Balogun ready for tough Chelsea test

Brighton & Hove Albion defender Leon Balogun feels the side can head into Sunday’s Premier League clash against Chelsea with a sense of freedom.

Martin Glenn to leave role as English FA chief at end of season

Glenn has presided over a number of significant successes on the pitch during his time at Wembley, including England reaching the semi-finals of the World Cup in Russia under Gareth Southgate.
Russia won two relay medals in Hochfilzen in 2017.

Austria set for doping probe into Russian biathlon team

Austrian prosecutors announced on Thursday that members of Russia’s biathlon team are being investigated over alleged doping offences dating back to the World Championships in 2017 in the Austrian town of Hochfilzen.

Arsene Wenger tips Zinedine Zidane for Premier League post amid ongoing Manchester United talk

Zinedine Zidane continues to spark speculation regarding a possible role at Manchester United and fellow Frenchman Arsene Wenger believes he should take a Premier League post.

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Eagles forward Samuel Kalu (right) battles Percy Tau of South Africa PIX KABIRU ABUBAKAR

Moses Simon: Samuel Kalu, Samuel Chukwueze competition great for Super Eagles

Moses Simon has said he welcomes the stiff competition Samuel Kalu and Samuel Chukwueze will bring to the Super Eagles.
Abuja 2018 National Sport Festival 100 metres deaf athletics gold medalist Assurance Omoria has vowed to win a medal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

National Sports Festival: 100 metres deaf gold winner plans to build personal house

Abuja 2018 National Sport Festival 100m deaf athletics gold medalist Assurance Omoria has vowed to win a medal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Ali Ndume urges colleagues not to boycott 2019 budget presentation

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC, Borno South) has pleaded with his colleagues in the Senate and House of Representatives not to boycott the 2019 Budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari.
yemi osinbajo

VP debate: APC’s foreign policy will remain economy, security – Yemi Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, said that the foreign policy of the All Progressives Congress would remain the economy and security.
Henri Konan Bédié

Ivory Coast’s opposition chief Henri Bedie seeks alliance for election

The head of Ivory Coast's main opposition party, Henri Konan Bedie, has announced that ousted president Laurent Gbagbo would back a party alliance to fight the next presidential election.