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Nigerian international Orji Okonkwo ‘feels lucky’ to play under Thierry Henry

Nigeria youth international Orji Okonkwo feels lucky to return for a second loan spell with Major League Soccer (MLS) side Montreal Impact under manager Thierry Henry.Okonkwo, 22, joins from Italian side Bologna, after his eight goals in the 2019...

Leading scorer in Dutch league, Cyriel Dessers chooses Nigeria over Belgium

Heracles striker Cyriel Dessers has revealed his desire to play for Nigeria at international level rather than his country of birth Belgium.The 24-year-old, who was born in Leuven to a Belgian father and qualifies for Nigeria through his mother,...

AS Roma sign deal to make Nigeria it’s first African partner

Italian giants, AS Roma have signed an agreement with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to become their first African partner. Roma won the hearts of Nigerian fans after announcing it was backing the Super Eagles at last year's World Cup in Russia...

Nigeria, Villarreal face off over double call ups for Samuel Chukwueze

Samuel Chukwueze faces a dilemma after being offered the chance to play for Nigeria at the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations and Under-20 World Cup.However his Spanish La Liga side Villarreal have...

Nigerian midfielder, Nwankwo Obiora keen to make up for lost time

Boavista's Nigeria international midfielder Nwankwo Obiora is keen to make up for lost time after what he describes as a difficult and frustrating spell on the sidelines. The defensive midfielder, 27, first burst...

Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo turned down a loan move to Barcelona

Nigeria international striker Odion Ighalo has revealed he turned down a move to European giants Barcelona in January to continue his career in the Chinese Super League (CSL).Ighalo, 29, finished as the...

Nigeria invites Arsenal youngster Kelechi Nwakali to Super Eagles squad

Arsenal youngster Kelechi Nwakali has been included in an official Nigeria squad for the first time.The 20-year-old midfielder is on the books of Arsenal but has been loaned to Portuguese side Porto, where...
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Drogba and Eto’o slam French doctors ‘Covid-19 vaccine test trials on Africans’

Two African football legends have condemned comments by two French doctors who recently suggested, in a TV discussion about...
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Tanzania grants visa extensions for stranded tourists

Tanzania’s immigration department has extended visas for foreign nationals who can't leave the country because of the coronavirus pandemic.Foreign visitors, who applied online, were...

Columbian and Bissau-Guinean drug lords handed record jail terms

A court in Guinea-Bissau has handed record jail terms to two suspects accused of trafficking almost two tonnes of cocaine into the country, the...

Sierra Leone to enter a 3-day lockdown after first 2 coronavirus cases

Sierra Leone is the latest African country to launch a nationwide attack against the deadly coronavirus after two unrelated people tested positive for the...

With 16 deaths, Burkina Faso frees prisoners to stem virus spread

Burkina Faso president Roch Marc Christian Kabore on Thursday pardoned more than 1 200 prisoners in a bid to stem the spread of the...