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Nigeria international Victor Moses joins Inter Milan on loan from Chelsea

Victor Moses has signed for Inter Milan on loan from Chelsea, the Serie A club announced on Thursday, reuniting the Nigeria international with former Blues coach Antonio Conte.In a statement, Inter said that Moses -- who moved to Chelsea...

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger says Sierra Leone is home, donates $101k

Chelsea and Germany defender Antonio Rudiger has said that 'Sierra Leone is home' as he made a donation to the country's Free Quality Education initiative.Rudiger was born to Sierra Leonean parents in Germany and has gone onto play 30...

Kipchoge to go head to head with Ethiopia’s Bekele in London Marathon

Eliud Kipchoge and Kenenisa Bekele, the only men to go under two hours, two minutes for the marathon, will go head to head over the classic distance in this year’s London Marathon, organizers said on Friday.Kenya’s Kipchoge had already...

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,...
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Boy 13, shot dead in Kenya by police enforcing curfew

The bullet struck the 13-year-old as he stood on the balcony of his family’s home with his siblings. Below, police officers moved through the...

Foreigners in East Africa face hostility over coronavirus

Panic over the global coronavirus pandemic has led to reports of discrimination against foreign nationals in East Africa.From Ethiopia, to Kenya and the Democratic...

Tunisia frees 1,420 prisoners over coronavirus

Tunisia’s President Kais Saied on Tuesday ordered the release of 1,420 prisoners in an amnesty to combat the spread of the coronavirus in prisons,...

MTN to go ahead with Nigeria stock sale amid market crisis

MTN will push on with a plan to reduce its majority stake in the wireless carrier’s Nigerian business, though turmoil caused by the coronavirus...