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I was asked to pay £5,000 to play for Nigeria – Sarki reveals why he chose Haiti

“What? I have to pay to play football for my country? No way, I’m not doing that. But my grandfather had come from Haiti to Nigeria as a missionary, I had his birth certificate, and there was another Haitian in the team at Wisla, who called the Haitian Football Federation president and told him all about me,” Sarki told the Athletic.

Germany becomes first team to qualify for 2022 World Cup

From the result it was perfect. We got what we wanted, qualified as quickly as possible and we now have five wins in a row,” coach Hans Flick, who succeeded Joachim Low earlier this year, said.

Ballon d’ Or: I’m conviced – Fabio Cannavaro snubs Jorginho, names player to win award

“So, it is a good sign. Jorginho is the most accredited, although I am convinced [Lionel] Messi will win [the Ballon d’ Or].”

Anthony Joshua’s rematch with Usyk officially confirmed

“Today we officially triggered the rematch for the Oleksandr Usyk fight, which we’ll see early next spring.

EPL: Ronaldo, Pogba disappointed to be benched by Solskjaer – Rio Ferdinand

After the game, Ronaldo stormed down the tunnel, along with Pogba.

Europa League: Iheanacho denied entry into Poland for Legia Warsaw clash

“The paperwork didn’t allow him to enter the country. We’ll have to look at that when we’re back.”

Champions League: Messi makes demand after PSG’s 2-0 win against Man City

PSG defeated Man City at Parc des Princes, thanks to two goals from Idrissa Gueye and Messi.

Anthony Joshua rushed to hospital after losing to Usyk

“He said he couldn’t see after the ninth round, obviously he was getting tagged a lot as well.

LaLiga: Barcelona cannot play Tiki-taka – Koeman

Barca right now is not the Barca of eight years ago. We play the Barca way but we don’t have the speed in wide areas because we have [Philippe] Coutinho who cuts inside and [Yusuf] Demir who doesn’t reach the byline much

LaLiga: Real Madrid suffer major injury blow ahead of first El Clasico

He now looks set to sit out the first Clasico of the season against Barcelona on October 24

Barcelona has ‘inferiority complex’ around Real Madrid – LaLiga President, Tebas

Tebas said: “I have the feeling that at Barca there’s a ‘psychological kidnapping’ regarding Florentino, like an inferiority complex.

EPL: Ferguson reveals how he blocked Ronaldo’s move to Man City

A lot of people played their part (in bringing Ronaldo back) and I contributed knowing that really Cristiano wanted to come here and that was important. It worked very well.

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I might not get married – Burna Boy

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We inherited insecurity from PDP – APC

the party insisted that the records are there and the facts still reveal that the same PDP was in power when all the triangular demons of Boko Haram, banditry and kidnappers regrettably turned Nigeria into a theatre of criminals and criminality.

70-year-old arrested for defiling 7-year-old girl in Bauchi

The zonal police image maker stated that the victim’s father, one Alhaji Habu, reported the case to the police, saying that, “the suspect was caught red-handed defiling my seven-year-old daughter.”

Buhari in Riyadh for future investment summit

President Buhari, alongside other world leaders, will participate in the opening ceremony of the event on Tuesday and the three-day plenary sessions focused on the theme for the 5th edition of the summit, “Invest in Humanity”.