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AFCON 2017: Tunisia beat Algeria to boost quarter-finals chances

Algeria is placed at the bottom of the log having amassed only one point.

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Nigeria football chief Pinnick gets FIFA appointment

Pinnick was a member of the Organising Committee for the FIFA U20 World Cup.

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Djokovic dumped out of Australian Open

After the miraculous win, Istomin told journalists he “surprised” himself with how well he played.

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CAF Champions League: Rangers to entertain fans with soft drinks

The Enugu club represents Nigeria in this year’s CAF Champion’s league.

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Nigerian League: FC Ifeanyi Ubah bounce back with big win

The Anambra club defeated their visitors,4-0.

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AFCON 2017: Egyptian El Hadary set new record

El Hadary made his debut in 1996.

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Nigerian League Week 2 Preview: Rangers seek redemption in Lafia

The league defending champions lost their opening game at home.

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Nigerian League: FC Ifeanyi Ubah won’t appeal sanctions

“We hereby accept the sanctions imposed on us as contained in your letter dated 16th January, 2017.”

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Nigeria football chief, Magaji, dies at 52

Abdulkadir Magaji was also the Chairman of the Kaduna State Football Association.

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Louis van Gaal retires from coaching

“I thought maybe I would stop, then I thought it would be a sabbatical, but now I do not think I will return to coaching.”

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‎Nigerian League Management imposes sanctions on FC Ifeanyi Ubah, controversial referee

The Anambra club abandoned their league opener against Kano Pillars.

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Nigerian League: Coach Ugbade rules out changes for Gombe Clash

Remo Stars lost their league opener at home to Plateau United.

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Chinese League cuts number of foreign players allowed per game

Reports from China quote an official statement as indicating that new measures will address “irrational investments.”

Sergio Ramos, left, has made a habit of scoring late and decisive headers but did so into his net against his former club Sevilla on Sunday. Photograph: Angel Fernandez/AP

7 major sporting events last week: Fasasi breaks Egbunike’s record as Sevilla stop Real at 40

FIFA announced a 48-team World Cup from 2026.

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Sevilla end Real Madrid’s unbeaten run

With the victory, Sevilla narrow the point gap between them and Real to one.

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Nigeria League: Security officials rescue referee from irate fans

The security personnel had to keep Musa in safe custody for over an hour at the stadium’s police post.

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AFCON 2017: Mahrez double earns Algeria 2-2 draw against Zimbabwe

It was a match Algeria were very much expected to win.

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Nigerian League: Rangers start title defence with home loss

Plateau United also secured an away victory in their first match of the season.

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Ademola Lookman scores as Everton crush Man City

Goals from Romelu Lukaku, Kevin Mirallas and Tom Davis and then Lookman saw the Toffees puncture City’s title ambitions.

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Nigerian League half time scores: MFM raining goals in Lagos

Enyimba hold a slim 1-0 lead over Sunshine Stars.

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Nigerian League: Rangers begin title defence against Abia Warriors

In Lagos, MFM FC are playing against Niger Tornadoes at the recently christened ‘Soccer Temple’.

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Mikel grabs first goal for Chinese club, Tianjin TEDA

The Nigerian midfielder played for Chelsea for over a decade.

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AFCON 2017: Guinea-Bissau deny hosts Gabon

Burkina Faso also held Cameroon to a 1-1 draw

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EPL: Victor Moses, Iwobi get big away wins

Wilfred Ndidi marked his Premier League debut with a defeat.

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MFM FC get 10 new players for new season

The Lagos-based team will on Sunday kick off the new season against Niger Tonardoes.