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Bayern Munich win Club World Cup for sixth trophy in a year

Hansi Flick’s men won the Champions League, Bundesliga, German Cup, UEFA Super Cup and German Super Cup last season.

Lionel Messi’s current contract with Barcelona is reportedly worth up to €555m (£492m) the biggest pay deal ever for an athlete

Lionel Messi's current contract with Barcelona is reportedly worth up to €555m (£492m) over four seasons - thought to be the biggest pay deal ever for an athlete.

Guardiola contacts Messi over summer move

Messi has entered the final six months of his contract at Barcelona and is therefore free to begin talks with foreign clubs over a potential switch in July.

Jamie Carragher labels ‘overrated’ Paul Pogba a ‘disgrace’ and urges Manchester United to ‘get rid’

“I've been saying this for 12 months, oh my god, he is the most overrated player I've ever seen in my life,” Carragher said on Sky Sports’ Monday Night Football.

Own goal gifts Real Madrid vital win at Sevilla

The only goal in a cagey game came in the 56th minute when Bono attempted to claim a low cross from Ferland Mendy towards Vinicius Jr. but completely missed the ball, which bounced off his leg and trickled into the net.

Football legend Diego Maradona dies aged 60

Emergency paramedics were called to his home where he received treatment, but the football icon was unable to be resuscitated and confirmation soon came of his death among the Argentine media.

Amina Daura is the new women football head- NFF

Daura, who is also a UNICEF ambassador, is expected to oversee the development of women’s football across the nation, as well as provide technical support to Super Falcons’ Head Coach, Randy Waldrum.

Super Eagles fail to score, play draw again in Sierra Leone

Nigeria was unable to score as Sierra Leone held the Super Eagles to a draw in Freetown in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture.

Luis Suarez: Atletico Madrid striker tests positive for coronavirus and will miss Barcelona match

The international break has seen a huge number of players test positive for the virus, including Matt Doherty of Tottenham and Ireland, Mohamed Elneny of Arsenal and his Egyptian compatriot and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah.

Seira Leon overturned Super Eagles 4-0 lead, to later level up a stunning 4-4

Nigeria’s Super Eagles surrendered a 4-0 lead to Sierra Leone to end the game at 4-4 in an AFCON qualifier on...

Argentina soccer great Maradona in recovery after successful brain surgery

"I was able to evacuate the hematoma successfully and Diego tolerated the surgery very well," Leopoldo Luque, Maradona's neurosurgeon and personal physician, told reporters outside the clinic where dozens of fans were gathered.

Sports journalist, Obaseki, is dead

He was said to be have been discharged from a treatment home in Okwagbe in Ughelli South LGA of the state where he was being treated for stroke before his death.

Neymar out mid-November, says PSG coach

“Neymar should be back after the international break,” Tuchel told reporters ahead of PSG’s Ligue 1 game at Nantes on Saturday.

UCL: Guardiola’s Man City beat Marseille 3-0 to top Group C

City, who have only won two of their opening five Premier League games this season, started with Ferran Torres up front in the absence of injured duo Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus.

Ronaldinho tests positive for COVID-19

“I arrived in BH (Belo Horizonte) yesterday (Saturday) and I took the COVID test, I tested positive, I am good, asymptomatic so far,” the two-times FIFA World Player of the year said in Sunday.

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Army chief told us not to repel Boko Haram attack – military source

He said the airforce personnel had monitored the movement of the terrorists and informed foot soldiers who ought to tactically combat the attack. He, however, said S. S. Tilawan asked soldiers to retreat, giving the terrorists a smooth operation.

Uzodimma, Ugwuanyi, Umahi, Obiano, Ikpeazu, Ohanaeze in Owerri

the governors in attendance were, Governor of Abia state, Okezuo Ikpeazu, Anambra, Willie Obiano, Enugu, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Ebonyi, Dave Umahi and the host governor, Hope Uzodimma.

How FG printed N60 billion for States to share — Gov Obaseki reveals

This April, we will go to Abuja and share. By the end of this year, our total borrowings is going to be within N15-N16 trillion. Imagine a family that is just borrowing without any means to pay back and nobody is looking at that, everybody is looking at 2023, everybody is blaming Mr. President as if he is a magician

Rapper Nasty C reveals when he will stop making music

I got over that whole ‘who killed who’ on a song thing like a long time ago … when I was still rapping to prove that I can rap … when it was just about that.