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Anti-corruption police arrest Michel Platini for awarding 2022 World Cup to Qatar

Former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested for awarding the 2022 World Cup to Quatar. The French legend had voted for Qatar as part of the bidding process...

Women’s World Cup: Banyana Banyana to play against Germany on Monday

South Africa’s Banyana Banyana will face a do-or-die match against Germany at the Fifa Women’s World Cup at the Stade de la Mosson in Montpellier on Monday...

Maurizio Sarri is new Juventus coach

After a year in England with Chelsea, 60-year old Maurizio Sarri has penned a three-year deal to manage Serie A champions Juventus. Sarri, who joined the Blues from...

Salah rejects €170m Juve switch

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has reportedly rejected a €170m switch to Juventus – but could revisit the situation next summer. In an exclusive story on The...

Women’s World Cup: Netherlands beat Cameroon 3-1

Netherlands has gone through to the last 16 stage of the 2019 Women’s World Cup after beating Cameroon, 3-1. Vivianne Miedema’s two goals did most of the damage,...

Eagles to play 3-5-2 formation in Senegal friendly

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will adopt a 3-5-2 formation in Sunday’s pre- 2019 Africa Cup of Nations friendly encounter against the Terangha Lions of Senegal at the...

Super Eagles drop three spots to 45th in latest FIFA ranking

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have dropped three spots to 45th in the latest FIFA ranking. In the previous relase, the Super Eagles had moved four places back in April but...

Man United host Chelsea on opening day of 2019/20 EPL season

Manchester United will begin their Premier League campaign at home to Chelsea after the fixtures for the 2019-2020 season were confirmed on Thursday. Ole Gunnar...

Enyimba International wins 2018/2019 NPFL title

Enyimba International FC has clinched the 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title. It is the team’s eighth league title following their 3-1 win...

Buhari renames National stadium after MKO Abiola

President Muhammadu Buhari has renamed the National Stadium in Abuja, after MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the 1993 June 12 election. The President made the...