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Thomas Tuchel sacked by Paris Saint-Germain

Thomas Tuchel has been sacked by Paris Saint-Germain, according to Sky Germany. Tuchel joined the club at the beginning of the 2018-19 season, winning back-to-back league titles as well as the Coupe de France...

Nigeria drop to 35 in latest FIFA rankings

Nigeria dropped down to 35th position in the latest FIFA Coca-Cola world rankings following a lacklustre display in November that saw them end the year without a win. The rankings released by the world...

FIFA bans CAF president Ahmad for five years

World football governing body, FIFA has banned Ahmad Ahmad, president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), for five years. This decision was made by...

Spain hammer Germany 6-0 to reach UEFA Nations League final four

Spain forward Ferran Torres scored a first career hat-trick as his side crushed helpless Germany 6-0 at home on Tuesday to storm into the final four of the UEFA Nations League. Goals from Alvaro Morata, Ferran and Rodri gave Luis...

2021 AFCON Qualifiers: Fixtures for Day 4 matches on Tuesday

The following are the fixtures for Day 4 of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying matches to be played on Tuesday. The finals will now be played in Cameroon in 2022. Group A Namibia v Mali Group C Sudan v Ghana Group...

Rivers United win Gov. Wike pre-season football tournament

Rivers United Football Club on Sunday defeated Bayelsa United FC 6-5 after penalty kicks to win the Gov. Nyesom Wike Pre-Season Football Tournament in Port Harcourt. In the tournament’s final match at the Sharks FC Stadium, the game ended 1-1...

Gov. Obiano budgets N1bn for sports in 2021

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has earmarked N995 million for capital projects and recurrent expenditure in the sports sector during the 2021 fiscal year as against the 2020 which was N1.165 billion but was later reviewed to N485 million. A...

2021 AFCON Qualifiers: Results of matches played on Wednesday

The following are results of Day 3 matches of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers played on Wednesday: Group A Guinea 1 Chad 0 Group E Mauritania 1 Burundi 1 Group G Kenya 1 Comoros 1 Group I Senegal 2 Guinea Bissau 0 Group J Libya 2 Equatorial...

FC Barcelona unconvincing In third win in a row

FC Barcelona earned a far from convincing 2-1 win at home to a depleted Dynamo Kyiv on Wednesday. Lionel Messi scored a penalty kick for the third UEFA Champions League game in a row, in a victory which ensured they...

Oyo SWAN Chairman, Alebiosu, appointed into NFF committee

Mr Niyi Alebiosu, the Chairman, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Oyo State Chapter, has been appointed into the Media and Publicity Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Alebiosu, an Editor with the Nigerian Tribune, was among the names...
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Ekiti records 20,000 increase in pry school enrolment in 2 years, says Gov. Fayemi

Gov. Kayode Fayemi has restated the readiness of his administration to collaborate with the Federal Government and...
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COVID-19: NCDC registers 1,301 new Infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,301 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total...

ASUU, Ebonyi Government’s meeting ends in deadlock

The meeting to resolve the impasse between the delegation of the Academic Staff Union of Nigeria Universities...

Tiger Woods has another back surgery

Golf star Tiger Woods has had another back operation and will skip at least two events. But...

Zamfara is not supporting bandits — Commissioner

The Zamfara Government has denied an online media report that it  gave Hilux trucks to “repentant bandits’’ in the state.