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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.

Ladan Bosso: Joseph Yobo doesn’t need coaching experience to be on Super Eagles bench

Ladan Bosso, President of Nigeria Football Coaches Association, says former Super Eagles captain Joseph Yobo does not need coaching experience to succeed as Super Eagles assistant coach.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 09, 2019 Brazilian football great Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pele, arrives at Guarulhos International Airport, in Guarulhos some 25km from Sao Paulo, Brazil. – Brazilian football legend Pele “lives reclusive” and “suffers from a form of depression” because he cannot walk normally, his son revealed on Monday at Globoesporte.com. (Photo by NELSON ALMEIDA / AFP)

Brazil legend Pele says he’s ‘fine,’ after son spoke of depression

Brazilian football legend Pele sought to reassure fans on Thursday that he was doing fine after his son alluded to depression and said the ageing star now barely leaves home.
Former players of Super Eagles have offered to assist ex-Super Falcons and Nigeria national U-23 team coach, Kadiri Ikhana, who is suffering from a prolonged hip injury.

Kadiri Ikhana thumbs up NFF on Joseph Yobo’s appointment as Super Eagles assistant coach

Former Africa Coach of the Year, Kadiri Ikhana has given the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) thumbs up on the appointment of Joseph Yobo into the technical crew of the Super Eagles as assistant coach.
Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.

New Super Eagles role excites former captain Joseph Yobo

Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.
Australian legend and former Everton star Tim Cahill has been named as an official ambassador of Qatar's Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), the organisation responsible for delivering the infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup.

2022 World Cup: Tim Cahill unveiled as official ambassador of Qatar’s Supreme Committee

Australian legend and former Everton star Tim Cahill has been named as an official ambassador of Qatar's Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), the organisation responsible for delivering the infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup.

Eniola Aluko named Aston Villa Women’s first sporting director

Former England striker Eniola Aluko has been appointed Aston Villa Women’s first sporting director.
Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

Mutiu Adepoju: Super Eagles 2022 World Cup qualifying group favourable

Former Nigeria international Mutiu Adepoju has described the Super Eagles Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying draw as favourable.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: Vincent Enyeama is my role model

Enyeama represented Nigeria for 13 years and was rated as one of the best goalkeepers to have come out of Africa.
Rafael Nadal instigated a Spanish comeback against Russia in the Davis Cup on Tuesday by capitalising on a raucous home crowd to beat Karen Khachanov in straight sets.

Rafael Nadal renews call for ATP Cup and Davis Cup to merge

World number one Rafael Nadal renewed his call Sunday for the new ATP Cup to merge with the Davis Cup, urging tennis chiefs to fix it “for the health of our sport”.
Novak Djokovic has described his longtime rival, Andy Murray, as a “warrior” and says he is “inspired” by the former world No.1’s journey back from a career-threatening injury.

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal lead calls for ATP Cup, Davis Cup to merge

Superstars Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal said Thursday there was little point in having two men’s team tennis competitions so close together and suggested the new ATP Cup should merge with the Davis Cup.
Former Nigeria goalkeeper Peter Rufai has thrown his weight behind Daniel Akpeyi following his recent performances for the Super Eagles.

Peter Rufai: Daniel Akpeyi needs more playing time to improve

Former Nigeria goalkeeper Peter Rufai has thrown his weight behind Daniel Akpeyi following his recent performances for the Super Eagles.
Thomas Dennerby

Ex-Super Falcons coach appointed India’s women U17s coach

Former Super Falcons head coach Thomas Dennerby was on Saturday appointed head coach of the Indian U-17 women’s team.
Rio Ferdinand says Kylian Mbappe is the number one role model for his two sons, Tate and Lorenz, as they track the Paris Saint-Germain star's career while nursing the ambition to become footballers themselves.

Rio Ferdinand: Kylian Mbappe is the one who inspires my kids to be footballers

Rio Ferdinand says Kylian Mbappe is the number one role model for his two sons, Tate and Lorenz, as they track the Paris Saint-Germain star's career while nursing the ambition to become footballers themselves.
Etienne Eto’o son of former Cameroon international Samuel Etoo

Etienne Eto’o on why he wants to play for Cameroon ahead of Spain

Etienne Eto'o Pineda, son of former Cameroon captain and African football legend Samuel is keen to retrace his father's national team footsteps.
Former United goalkeeper Tim Howard does not want Liverpool to win the Premier League.

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Tim Howard retires from professional football

Former Manchester United and Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard has retired after playing his final game for Colorado Rapids.
Japanese football star Keisuke Honda on Saturday marketed himself to Manchester United in an unusual and apparently desperate Twitter plea, as he hunts for a new club.

Japan’s Honda urges Manchester United to sign him in Twitter plea

Japanese football star Keisuke Honda on Saturday marketed himself to Manchester United in an unusual and apparently desperate Twitter plea, as he hunts for a new club.

D’Tigers trio, 51 other NBA stars light up FIBA World Cup

Three Nigerian stars are among the 54 current NBA players currently lighting-up the FIBA World Cup, which started in September 1 in China.
Chidinma Okeke arrived in Spain on Friday morning ahead of her anticipated move to Spain's Liga Iberdrola side Madrid from FC Robo

Nigeria’s Chidinma Okeke arrives in Spain ahead of Madrid switch

Chidinma Okeke arrived in Spain on Friday morning ahead of her anticipated move to Spain's Liga Iberdrola side Madrid from FC Robo.

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The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

Jailed former PDP spokesperson Olisa Metuh’s lawyer vows to appeal judgement

The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

NERC orders metering of electricity consumers by April 30

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three teachers arrested for defiling teenage students in Ekiti

The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Nigerian table tennis player, Cecilia Edem Effiong.

Minister hails taekwondo, table tennis qualifiers

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.

Hisbah apprehend woman for marring two husbands in Kano

A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.