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Africa Cup of Nations 2021 Qualifying: Congo keep Sadio Mane in check, but Senegal cruise to victory
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Africa Cup of Nations 2021 Qualifying: Congo keep Sadio Mane in check, but Senegal cruise to victory

Sidy Sarr and Habibou Diallo netted within three minutes during the first half in Thies near Dakar to ensure Senegal collected maximum points.

Nigeria's Africa Cup of Nations Golden Boot winner Ighalo Odion retires from international football
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Nigeria's Africa Cup of Nations Golden Boot winner Ighalo Odion retires from international football

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo announced on Saturday his retirement from international football after winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel calls time on international career with Nigeria after Africa Cup of Nations
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Former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel calls time on international career with Nigeria after Africa Cup of Nations

John Obi Mikel won 89 caps and scored six goals between 2005 and 2019 for the Super Eagles during which he won a winners’ medal at the 2013 Africa Cup in South Africa

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Riyad Mahrez's last-minute stunning free-kick helps Algeria beat Nigeria in semi-final
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Riyad Mahrez's last-minute stunning free-kick helps Algeria beat Nigeria in semi-final

Riyad Mahrez rifled in a stoppage-time free-kick to earn Algeria a dramatic 2-1 victory over three-time champions Nigeria on Sunday and set up a rematch with Senegal in the Africa Cup of Nations final.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria boss Djamel Belmadi says 'Desert Foxes' 'two very difficult steps' away from scripting history
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria boss Djamel Belmadi says 'Desert Foxes' 'two very difficult steps' away from scripting history

Algeria boss Djamel Belmadi said his players are "two very difficult steps" away from writing history as they prepare to face Nigeria in Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal striker Sadio Mane says it would be an 'absolute dream' to guide his team to glory
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal striker Sadio Mane says it would be an 'absolute dream' to guide his team to glory

Senegal star Sadio Mane says helping Liverpool win the Champions League was special, but his absolute dream is parading the Africa Cup of Nations trophy through the streets of Dakar.

Nigerian kidnappers release Bordeaux winger Samuel Kalu's mother after holding her for a week
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Nigerian kidnappers release Bordeaux winger Samuel Kalu's mother after holding her for a week

Kidnappings like the one that occurred with Kalu's mother are commonplace in southern Nigeria and the family members of prominent, wealthy individuals are regularly targeted

Croatia's seasoned veterans navigate through extra time thrice to reach World Cup final
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Croatia's seasoned veterans navigate through extra time thrice to reach World Cup final

Croatia have worked their way through every match, coming close to being eliminated on several occasions but fighting back relentlessly every single time to make it to the World Cup final.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Diego Maradona offers $10000 award to find source of Whatsapp messages claiming he died
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Diego Maradona offers $10000 award to find source of Whatsapp messages claiming he died

Diego Maradona has offered a $10000 reward to anyone who can located the source of rumours circulated on Whatsapp that he passed away during Argentina's match against Nigeria.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson wants Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson to stay in spite of high demand
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson wants Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson to stay in spite of high demand

Iceland midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson has stated that he would like for coach Heimir Hallgrimsson to remain in charge of Iceland, in spite of other teams being interested in his services.

Argentina beat Nigeria with late goal to qualify alongside Croatia; France and Denmark play out goalless draw to advance
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Argentina beat Nigeria with late goal to qualify alongside Croatia; France and Denmark play out goalless draw to advance

Argentina beat Nigeria to qualify for the knockout rounds of the World Cup in dramatic fashion, while Croatia cruised to their third successive win and France played out a goalless draw with Denmark to eliminate Peru and Australia.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Loss against Nigeria puts Iceland in tough spot, gives Argentina hope for qualification
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Loss against Nigeria puts Iceland in tough spot, gives Argentina hope for qualification

Iceland's loss against Nigeria puts them in a difficult position, with their qualification hinging on them winning their match against Croatia and other results going in their favour.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Argentina deny claims that players want coach Jorge Sampaoli fired after loss to Croatia
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Argentina deny claims that players want coach Jorge Sampaoli fired after loss to Croatia

The Argentinian football team has denied rumours of a rift in the dressing room, saying that players do not want to Jorge Sampaoli to be sacked, contrary to media reports.

FIFA World Cup 2018: When and where to watch Day 9 matches, coverage on TV and live streaming on SonyLIV
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FIFA World Cup 2018: When and where to watch Day 9 matches, coverage on TV and live streaming on SonyLIV

Here is all you need to know about when and where to watch FIFA World Cup matches being played on 22 June, including Brazil vs Costa Rica and Nigeria vs Iceland.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatian striker Nikola Kalinic sent home due to back injury after missing opener against Nigeria
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatian striker Nikola Kalinic sent home due to back injury after missing opener against Nigeria

Croatian striker Nikola Kalinic has left Russia after suffering a back injury, with media outlets reporting that he was unhappy at being left out of the opening match.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia's Luka Modric says win over Nigeria puts team in pole position to qualify from the group
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia's Luka Modric says win over Nigeria puts team in pole position to qualify from the group

Croatia's Luka Modric has said that their win over Nigeria puts the team in pole position to qualify from the group if they can beat Argentina on Thursday.

World Cup qualifiers: Chelsea's Victor Moses recalled by Nigeria; John Obi Mikel, Odion Ighalo make comeback
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World Cup qualifiers: Chelsea's Victor Moses recalled by Nigeria; John Obi Mikel, Odion Ighalo make comeback

Nigeria have recalled Chelsea ace Victor Moses as well as China-based striker Odion Ighalo for next month's 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Nwankwo Kanu says he'll always remember his experience in event
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Nwankwo Kanu says he'll always remember his experience in event

Former Nigeria forward Nwankwo Kanu on Friday said the 1993 edition of the U-17 World Cup is a tournament he will always remember being part of and the youth showpiece played a big role in shaping his career.