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Belgian club KV Oostende has announced the exit of Super Eagles striker, Joseph Akpala, from the Club.

Belgian club release Nigerian striker Joseph Akpala

“Striker Joseph Akpala is not offered a new contract and is therefore again a free player. We thank ‘Joske’ for his boundless effort and excellent mentality and wish him every success in the further course of his career,” Oostende stated.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Gernot Rohr: I have the team to qualify for 2022 AFCON, World Cup

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has predicted that 2022 will be tough for Nigeria’s senior national football team because of the loaded qualifiers his team would have to negotiate to qualify for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations and the FIFA World Cup.
Jorginho

Frank Lampard applauds Jorginho’s professionalism

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has praised the professionalism of Jorginho as he looks set to recall the midfielder in place of the injured N’Golo Kante.
Barcelona's Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring their third goal with Lionel Messi, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS-Albert Gea

Barcelona outclass Villarreal after recent disappointments

Barcelona responded to a trying week by thrashing Villarreal 4-1 away to stay alive in the Liga title race, producing one of their best displays under coach Quique Setien.
Mario Mandzukic is a free agent after the Croatian forward confirmed he has terminated his contract with Al-Duhail.

Mario Mandzukic terminates Al-Duhail contract

Mario Mandzukic is a free agent after the Croatian forward confirmed he has terminated his contract with Al-Duhail.
Former Ghana right-back John Paintsil claims that the Africa Cup of Nations is a tougher competition than the World Cup for African teams.

John Paintsil: Africa Cup of Nations tougher than World Cup

Former Ghana right-back John Paintsil claims that the Africa Cup of Nations is a tougher competition than the World Cup for African teams.
Gianluigi Buffon set a new Serie A appearances record on Saturday as the 42-year-old goalkeeper played his 648th Italian top-flight match in Juventus’ game against Torino.

Gianluigi Buffon breaks Paolo Maldini’s Serie A appearance record

Gianluigi Buffon set a new Serie A appearances record on Saturday as the 42-year-old goalkeeper played his 648th Italian top-flight match in Juventus’ game against Torino.
Nigerian forward Asisat Oshoala is delighted with her exploits for Barcelona Feminine after bagging a hat-trick on Saturday.

Victor Oshoala blasts CAF over AWCON cancelation

Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala has slammed the decision of the Confederations of African Football (CAF) to cancel this year’s African Women’s championship.
Antoine Griezmann believes Barcelona's team is 'like a cheat code in a video game'

Quique Setien: Antoine Griezmann is remarkable but I can’t play everyone

Quique Setien says Antoine Griezmann understands why he is not in the Barcelona first XI but insists France forward has a lot to offer.
Barcelona coach, Quique Setien, defended his decision not to play Antoine Griezmann until injury-time for Tuesday night’s 2-2 draw with Atletico Madrid.

‘Noise’ over Antoine Griezmann sub ‘all part of the circus’ – Barca coach

Barcelona boss Quique Setien has played down talk of a rift with attacker Antoine Griezmann and has said he is not fearful for his own future.
Former Super Eagles coach Christian Chukwu has hailed the appointment of erstwhile National team skipper Joseph Yobo after been named assistant Super Eagles coach to replace Imama Amapakabo.

Ifeanyi Udeze: Joseph Yobo should be Nigeria’s defensive trainer

Former Nigeria international Ifeanyi Udeze has urged Gernot Rohr to assign Joseph Yobo as the Super Eagles’ defensive trainer.

Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon ‘reliving youth’ after agreeing contract extension at 42 years of...

Gianluigi Buffon has committed to another 12-month contract at Juventus, with the 42-year-old claiming to be relieving his youth as he keeps a “fire burning inside”.
Barcelona are ready to sell Antoine Griezmann, less than one year after signing him from Atletico Madrid, according to Sport.

Arsenal considering move for Antoine Griezmann

Arsenal are reported to be eyeing a move for Barcelona attacker Antoine Griezmann during this summer’s transfer window.
Antoine Griezmann was limited to a brief cameo on Tuesday as Barcelona and Atlético Madrid battled to a 2-2 draw in a match that could prove vital to the LaLiga title race.

Antoine Griezmann ‘a caricature of himself’ in toxic Barcelona environment – former coach

Antoine Griezmann has become "a caricature of himself" at Barcelona, where his former Real Sociedad boss, Martin Lasarte, feels a toxic environment is taking its toll.
Nigeria;s striker, Victor Osimhen, has been sanctified fit and ready by medical doctors to play for Lille against Monaco on Saturday in the French Ligue 1 encounter.

CAF backs Victor Osimhen to shine in Africa for years to come

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has predicted that Super Eagles and Lille striker Victor Osimhen will be a star in African football for years to come.
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Coronavirus takes heavy toll on budgeted FIFA revenues for 2020

FIFA is now budgeting for this year’s revenues to come in a little more than half of its original projections, as a consequence of coronavirus.
Guangzhou Evergrande’s head coach Fabio Cannavaro celebrates with his players and after winning the Chinese Super League last season. They will now be able to begin their delayed title defence from July 25

Chinese football season to begin July 25 after five-month virus delay

The Chinese Super League season will begin on July 25 after the coronavirus pandemic delayed it by five months, the country’s football association said on Wednesday.
Antoine Griezmann was limited to a brief cameo on Tuesday as Barcelona and Atlético Madrid battled to a 2-2 draw in a match that could prove vital to the LaLiga title race.

Diego Simeone stunned at Antoine Griezmann’s lack of involvement

Antoine Griezmann was limited to a brief cameo on Tuesday as Barcelona and Atlético Madrid battled to a 2-2 draw in a match that could prove vital to the LaLiga title race.

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Senator Ngige meets National Assembly leadership, apologises for action of Festus Keyamo

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President Buhari suspends Ibrahim Magu as acting EFCC boss

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