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Costa reveals root of conflict with Conte, banishment from Chelsea

If any Chelsea fan out there were still holding out hope that the conflict between star striker Diego Costa and manager Antonio Conte could be resolved and the Spanish international could return to the field at Stamford Bridge, it’s probably time to move on.

Breaking: Ronaldo handed five-match ban for ref push

Cristiano Ronaldo was hit with a five-match ban by the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) on Monday for pushing the referee after being sent-off in Real Madrid’s 3-1 Spanish Super Cup, first leg win over Barcelona on Sunday.

Chelsea treating me like a criminal, says Costa

Diego Costa has accused Chelsea FC of treating him like a “criminal”, in a forthright newspaper interview which will deepen the breach with the Premier League club.
The striker is seeking a move back to Spain in the transfer window.

Yusuf picks Ezenwa, Odey, 18 others to tackle Squirrels

Coach Salisu Yusuf has opted for goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, defenders Orji Kalu and Osas Okoro, midfielders Alhassan Ibrahim and Ifeanyi Ifeanyi, forwards Stephen Odey and Ifeanyi George, and 13 other players for Sunday’s 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifying match away to Benin R

NBBF appoints Nwora as new D’Tigers coach

United States of America based Nigerian; Alex Nwora has been named as the new head coach of the D’Tigers team ahead of their 2017 Men Afrobasket tournament title defence.

Westerhof calls for Nwakali’s inclusioniIn S’Eagles

Clemence Westerhof, former Super Eagles manager, has called on Coach Gernot Rohr to include VVV Venlo’s Kelechi Nwakali in the national team setup.

Abia Warriors slam indefinite suspension on Zaki

The management of Nigeria Professional Football League side, Abia Warriors Football Club of Umuuahia has announced the indefinite suspension of one of its players, Iorbee Godwin Zaki for acts of indiscipline and professional misconduct.

IAAF Worlds Update: Nathaniel in for Semis, Oke fails to make triple jump final

Glory Onome Nathaniel on Monday evening at the Olympic stadium in London made it a dream IAAF World Championships debut as she ran a new personal best of 55.30 seconds to qualify for the semi-final of the women's 400m hurdles.

Dendoncker set to join Manchester United

Manchester United target Leonardo Dendoncker “wants a new challenge” away from Anderlecht, the Belgian’s agent has said.

Chelsea owner Abramovich splits from wife

Russian billionaire and Chelsea football club owner Roman Abramovich and his partner, Dasha Zhukova, have separated, a spokesman for Abramovich confirmed to AFP.

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