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Billionaire Aliko Dangote renews interest in Arsenal takeover

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote, who has previously been linked with buying the club, has delivered an update on his interest in the Gunners.He told the David Rubenstein Show: "It is a team that yes I would like to buy...

Barcelona sacks coach Ernesto Valverde, appoints Setien

Two major Catalan radio stations, Onda Cero and Catalunya Radio, are reporting that Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has been informed he is to be sacked, according to goal.com.Former Real Betis coach Quique Setien has been named to take charge...

Senegalese Sadio Mane wins CAF African Player of the year

Senegal and Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has been named CAF African Footballer of the year 2019, holding off competition from club team-mate Mohamed Salah and the Man City winger Riyad MahrezMane was a standout player as Liverpool went all...

Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool fight for €45m rated Nigerian international

As Arsenal hierarchy prepare to unveil their new manager in Mikel Arteta, the club has reportedly shown interest in the potential transfer of Lille forward Victor Osimhen.Yesterday, a report from Sky Sports linked the talented young Nigeria international with...

Mikel Arteta named Arsenal new manager

Manchester City assistant manger, Mikel Arteta has been named the new manager of Arsenal football club, a daunting task considering that the former midfielder has no managerial experience aside, working as an assistant to Pep Guardiola.Arteta's immediate job will...

Nigerian born British boxer Anthony Joshua regains his world titles from Ruiz Jr

Nigerian born British heavy weight boxer, Anthony Joshua defeats the Mexican Andy Ruiz to reclaim his unified Heavyweight title on Saturday Saudi Arabia.The 30-year-old out-boxed his opponent from first bell to last and Ruiz ended the fight with a...

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,...

Rwanda signs deal with PSG football club to promote tourism

Rwanda signed a deal on Wednesday with French football club Paris St Germain to promote tourism in the east African nation, its second such agreement since 2018.“We invest part of our tourism revenues in strategic collaborations such as the...

Arsenal sacks Unai Emery, Freddie Ljungberg steps in

After weeks of a dreadful run of form and the perception that the side lacks a clear plan, Arsenal has finally parted company with head coach Unai Emery and his coaching team. Speaking on behalf of the Arsenal board and...

Eto’o aims to use Harvard studies to ‘give back to Africa’

African football legend Samuel Eto'o says he wants to use his business management studies at Harvard Business School in the USA to give back to Africa.The four-time African Player of the Year winner announced his retirement from football at the...
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