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Striking sensations Sergio Aguero and Paulo Dybala have got  the nod from  Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli to  lead his attack against Nigeria in their friendly affair in Krasnodar, Russia, on Tuesday. Both teams have met seven times with the South...
Victor Moses believes critics have been “too harsh” on champions Chelsea this season, and says the team have stuck together through their difficult times of late, Evening Standard reports. Antonio Conte’s Chelsea side, who won the Premier League title with...
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo announced on Sunday that he had become a father for the fourth time after girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez gave birth to a baby girl, Alana Martina. "Alana Martina has just been born! Both Geo and Alana...
The violence that broke out late Saturday in central Brussels after the qualification of the Moroccan national football team for the next World Cup injured 22 police officers, police told Belga news agency. Riot police were sent out to control...
A late goal from Sergio Aguero unlocked a stubborn Russian defence on Saturday as Argentina won 1-0 in the ground that will stage the World Cup final next year. The goal by the Manchester City forward gave the South Americans a deserved...
Brazil forward Neymar has denied suggestions that he had problems with his team mates at his club Paris St Germain (PSG). But, more than this denial was his emotions, as he was moved to tears after being given the backing...
Patrice Evra parted ways with Marseille on Friday after his infamous karate kick on one of his own fans, just moments after being banned from European tournaments until June 30, 2018. Patrice Evra banned for kicking a club supporter Marseille...
Some football enthusiasts on Saturday hailed the Super Eagles after the team played out 1-1 draw against the Fennecs of Algeria to finish their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign unbeaten.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that John Ogu,...
The Super Eagles of Nigeria are already through to the World Cup while Algeria are targeting their first win in the campaign with their new manager Rabah Madjer in charge. Mrs. Omidiran who is part of the government delegation for...
Nigeria’s Super Eagles go up against the Fennecs of Algeria in Constantine on Friday with a determination to finish the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying campaign unbeaten. Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr and Skipper Mikel John Obi said this much...
Former boxing great Mike Tyson was barred from entering Chile on Thursday because of his criminal record, airport police said. Immigration police at Santiago international airport tweeted a photo of the 51-year-old former heavyweight champion being escorted by officers “re-embarking”...