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Unbeatable Abdul Titi Kone re-emerges African Freestyle Football Champion

Unbeatable Abdul Titi Kone re-emerges African Freestyle Football Champion The 2019 African Freestyle Football Championship ended on a high note, with defending champion Abdul Titi Kone of Cote d’Ivoire emerging as the African Champion once again. This event marked the 2nd edition of the African Championship and the 3rd annual edition of the Nigerian Championship hosted by Feet ‘n’ Tricks International. The...... more

Champions League: Messi to make Barca return today at Dortmund

Champions League: Messi to make Barca return today at Dortmund Lionel Messi is in Barcelona’s squad for Tuesday’s Champions League opener with Borussia Dortmund after recovering from a calf injury. The Barca captain last played in July during the Copa America for Argentina and has missed Barca’s opening four games. Messi was passed fit by the medical team to return after...... more

Confederation Cup: Rangers earn vital away goal in Libreville

Confederation Cup: Rangers earn vital away goal in Libreville Confederation cup campaigners Rangers international, on Saturday, in Libreville got a consolation goal that will no doubt be a plus ahead of the return leg tie against AS Pelican of Gabon. The Flying Antelopes lost 2-1 to AS Pelican but will now be hoping to turn the table in the return...... more

Mane, Salah keep Liverpool at EPL summit; champions Man City suffer stunning defeat at Norwich •Plus other highlights

Mane, Salah keep Liverpool at EPL summit; champions Man City suffer stunning defeat at Norwich •Plus other highlights Premier League leaders Liverpool on Saturday afternoon shrugged off an early scare to sweep past Newcastle and maintain their 100% start to the season with another dominant attacking display. Sadio Mane was again their go-to man, scoring twice in the first half after Jetro Willems’ fine first goal for Newcastle had...... more

Enyeama plans return to Super Eagles after 4 years

Enyeama plans return to Super Eagles after 4 years Vincent Enyeama, the former Nigeria goalkeeper and captain who resigned from the National team after his clash with former Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, in 2015, has hinted of a possible return to the National team. The 37-year-old had an interview with Brila FM on Friday Sept. 13 where he stated ...... more

Mikel ‘sick’ over lover’s threat

Mikel ‘sick’ over lover’s threat Former Super Eagles’ captain and Trabzonspor of Turkey midfielder, Mikel John Obi, is homesick following the strained relationship between him and his partner, a source close to the player revealed to AOIFootball.com. AOIFootball.com had revealed exclusively, last month, that the player’s relationship with longtime girlfriend and mother of his two daughters,...... more

Outrage as female football fan denied entry into stadium dies after setting self ablaze

Outrage as female football fan denied entry into stadium dies after setting self ablaze An Iranian female football fan, who was detained for dressing as a man to sneak into a football stadium, has died a week after setting herself on fire. Sahar Khodayari self-immolated in front of a court in Tehran last week after she found out she could face a two-year sentence for attempting to enter...... more

Europe’s clubs divided over Champions League reform

Europe’s clubs divided over Champions League reform The battle over the future of the Champions League will resume on Monday and Tuesday when the European Club Association (ECA) meets in Geneva and the leadership faces rebellion from members. ECA, led by Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli, is closely involved in proposals to reshape Europe’s main club competition from 2024....... more

Angry fans attack footballer’s house for missing penalty

Angry fans attack footballer’s house for missing penalty Angry fans of the Sierra Leone national team have vandalised a player’s house after he missed a decisive, stoppage-time, penalty. In front of a huge crowd in Freetown on Sunday, team captain Umaru Bangura failed to convert the penalty that would have put Sierra Leone through to the group stages of...... more

NYG: Go bring back the trophy, Okowa charges Team Delta

NYG: Go bring back the trophy, Okowa charges Team Delta Delta Governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, has charged the team to the 5th National Youth Games (NYG) holding in Ilorin, Kwara, to go all out and retain the trophy, which it won at the last edition. The defending champions of the games departed its camp at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, on...... more

BREAKING: D’Tigers book 2020 Olympic ticket

BREAKING: D’Tigers book 2020 Olympic ticket Nigeria’s senior men’s basketball team D’Tigers have secured a ticket for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games after beating China 86-73 at the FIBA World Cup game played at the Gyangzhou Gymnasium, China. The Nigerians pipped African champions, Tunisia to the ticket who had a crucial win yesterday. Both teams finished with...... more

Messi free to leave at end of season — Barcelona

Messi free to leave at end of season — Barcelona Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu said on Friday the Spanish giants are not worried about Lionel Messi’s future, despite the Argentinian star being able to leave the club at the end of the season. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner signed a new four-year deal with Barca in 2017, but Bartomeu says...... more

Samuel Eto’o announces retirement from football

Samuel Eto’o announces retirement from football Cameroon’s four-time African Player of the Year Samuel Eto’o announced his retirement on Saturday at the age of 38, declaring “I need a rest”. “The end, towards a new challenge,” the former Barcelona, Inter Milan and Chelsea striker posted on Instagram. “Thank you all, big love, adrenalin.” “In a few months...... more

Olympic champion Caster Semenya joins South African football club

Olympic champion Caster Semenya joins South African football club Two-time Olympic 800m gold medallist Caster Semenya has joined a South African women's football team. The 28-year-old is unable to compete without taking testosterone-reducing drugs following a rule change by the IAAF, athletics' governing body. It means she cannot defend her 800m World Championship title in Doha this month - though...... more

Somalia earn first ever World Cup win

Somalia earn first ever World Cup win Ramadan Agab notched a hat-trick as Sudan beat Chad 3-1 away in a World Cup qualifier on Thursday but it was lowly-ranked Somalia who stole the spotlight by defeating Zimbabwe 1-0 to record their first ever World Cup win. Ranked 202nd in the world, Somalia halted a run of 19 successive...... more

Siasia appeals against FIFA’s life ban

Siasia appeals against FIFA’s life ban Former Super Eagles Coach Samson Siasia said, on Thursday, he had lodged an appeal against his life ban from the game by world football governing body, FIFA. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Siasia was banned for life from the game, following a match-fixing probe by FIFA. Siasia, who...... more

Medals: Minister pledges to break 20-year jinx at Tokyo Olympics

Medals: Minister pledges to break 20-year jinx at Tokyo Olympics The Minister for Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare has pledged to ensure Nigeria wins Gold medals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and break the jinx of not winning Gold since Sydney, 2000. The minister made the pledge in an interview after receiving Team Nigeria contingent from Morocco. Team Nigeria...... more

Van Dijk battles Ronaldo, Messi for FIFA award

Van Dijk battles Ronaldo, Messi for FIFA award Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk is on the shortlist to add FIFA’s best player award to his UEFA Men’s Player of the Year honour. The Dutch international denied Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for the European title last week and the same trio are in the running for the FIFA accolade...... more

Emery ‘proud’ after Arsenal stage thrilling fightback against Spurs

Emery ‘proud’ after Arsenal stage thrilling fightback against Spurs Unai Emery saluted Arsenal's fighting spirit after they hit back from two goals down to salvage a pulsating 2-2 draw against Tottenham in Sunday's north London derby. Emery's side were in danger of a damaging defeat after goals from Christian Eriksen and Harry Kane put Tottenham in control by the 40th...... more

Iwobi header helps fetch victory for Everton

Iwobi header helps fetch victory for Everton Richarlison scored twice as Everton beat Wolves 3-2 in an entertaining Premier League contest at Goodison Park. The Brazilian opened the scoring in the fifth minute, converting from 16 yards, following defensive miscommunication between Conor Coady and Rui Patricio, to spark a flurry of goals in the opening stages. Romain Saiss...... more

Liverpool, Man City cruise as Man Utd, Chelsea flop again

Liverpool, Man City cruise as Man Utd, Chelsea flop again Liverpool maintained their 100 percent start to the Premier League season with a 3-0 win at Burnley to retake top spot from Manchester City, who earlier thrashed Brighton on Saturday. But Manchester United and Chelsea lost further ground on the leaders in disappointing draws with Southampton and Sheffield United. Liverpool have...... more

Team Nigeria finishes second as African Games end in Morocco

Team Nigeria finishes second as African Games end in Morocco After overcoming a slow start, Team Nigeria’s campaign at the African Games in Rabat, Morocco, is ending on a glorious note, with the contingent mining a total of 121 medals (46 gold, 33 silver and 47 bronze) to finish second behind Egypt. Egypt sit pretty on the table with 264 medals...... more

Okowa hails Africa’s long jump queen, Ese Brume •Congratulates D’Tigress, 3 Deltans for victory

Okowa hails Africa’s long jump queen, Ese Brume •Congratulates D’Tigress, 3 Deltans for victory The governor of Delta, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Africa’s reigning long jump queen, Ese Brume, for winning long jump gold at ongoing All African Games in Rabat, Morocco. Brume, Commonwealth champion, leapt 6.69 meters on Thursday at the Moulay Abdellah Sports Stadium, to win the long jump event at...... more

Champions League: Barcelona get tough opponents as Liverpool face Napoli again

Champions League: Barcelona get tough opponents as Liverpool face Napoli again Barcelona will have to come through a group containing both Borussia Dortmund and Inter Milan after the three former winners all came out together in Thursday’s UEFA Champions League group stage draw in Monaco, while holders Liverpool will face Napoli again. Barcelona, Dortmund and Inter, with nine European Cups between them,...... more

Nigeria ends 12-year wait as Falconets qualify for African Games final

Nigeria ends 12-year wait as Falconets qualify for African Games final Nigeria’s Super Falconets will face archrivals Cameroon in the final of the women’s football event of the 12th All Africa Games on Thursday at the Boubker Aamar Stadium, Sale, on Thursday, reports Completesports.com. Cameroon booked their place in the final following a hard fought 3-1 win against hosts Morocco on Monday....... more

African footballers stranded around the world with crushed dreams

African footballers stranded around the world with crushed dreams In Ulaanbaatar, the Mongolian capital, Moshood Afolabi, a 24-year-old aspiring Nigerian footballer, is stranded. As an undocumented migrant, he has lost the occasional construction work that helped offset his rent of a shared apartment and internet bill. He arrived in Mongolia on May 10 last year in search of a football...... more

Done Deal: Messi completes India move

Done Deal: Messi completes India move Kerala Blasters have completed the signing of the international attacker, who's set to take his first steps into the Indian Super League Cameroon forward Raphael Eric Messi Bouli has completed a move to the Indian Super League, penning a one-year deal with Kerala Blasters FC. The 27-year-old, who represented the Indomitable...... more

Newcastle stun Spurs as Man City storm back to Prem second spot

Newcastle stun Spurs as Man City storm back to Prem second spot Club record signing Joelinton’s first goal in English football on Sunday afternoon gave Newcastle United a surprise win at Tottenham – and Steve Bruce his first Premier League points as their manager. The Brazilian striker took advantage of sleepy Tottenham defending to control substitute Christian Atsu’s through pass beautifully before drilling...... more

Pogba: Racism can only make me stronger

Pogba: Racism can only make me stronger Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba says racist abuse “can only make me stronger and motivate me to fight for the next generation”. The France World Cup winner was racially abused on social media after his penalty miss at Wolves on Monday. Several of Pogba’s team-mates criticised the abuse, while England women’s...... more

6 hurt in lightning strike at PGA Tour Championship

6 hurt in lightning strike at PGA Tour Championship Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered them with debris, Atlanta police said. The third round of the season-ending PGA Tour event at East Lake Golf Club had been suspended for about 30 minutes...... more

 

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