Tuesday, 19th October 2021
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Breaking News:


13 Oct
TCCG FC of Ikorodu, at the weekend, defeated Real United of Yaba 2-0 to win the second Tajudeen Ajide/APFAN U-20 Football Championship at the Legacy Pitch of the National Stadium Lagos.
30 Jul
Four local footballers in Somalia were killed when a powerful explosion ripped through their bus on Friday in what the country's president branded a "barbaric terrorist attack".
28 May
World football governing body, FIFA, has signed a three-year cooperation agreement with global footballers’ union, FIFPRO, to provide health support to hundreds of recently retired professional footballers
23 Feb
For 23 years, Emmanuel Ibru has been managing AS Racine Football Academy, one of the foremost Nigerian youth teams providing young footballers for the Golden Eaglets
9 Feb
The Premier League on Tuesday launched a racism action plan to build on existing moves taken to promote equality, diversity and inclusion.
12 Sep 2020
I am a member of a WhatsApp group set up by athletes (footballers). It may have the largest membership of all the groups that I know. The membership is easily in hundreds, I believe, and continue to increase on a daily basis as more footballers are resurrected from their hibernation. When the group started some…
22 Aug 2020
SIGMA Pensions have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Association of Nigeria Professional Footballers (NANPF), to provide benefits
1 May 2020
Scottish football's medical chief has warned that the coronavirus pandemic could exacerbate mental health problems among "at-risk" players.
28 Mar 2020
Former Green Eagles winger, Adegoke Adelabu is sad over the spread of coronavirus, which has punched sporting events into comatose.
19 Mar 2020
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has launched a fundraiser to help fight coronavirus and has called on fellow footballers to help “kick this virus away”.
13 Jan 2020
Italy is in the news again for all the wrong reasons: A monkey artwork designed by Serie A clubs to allegedly combat racism in the game is treated to a torrent of vitriolic attacks
27 Aug 2019
In Ulaanbaatar, the Mongolian capital, Moshood Afolabi, a 24-year-old aspiring Nigerian footballer, is stranded. As an undocumented migrant, he has lost the occasional construction work that helped offset his rent of a shared apartment and Internet bill.


Barcelona wants to build for the future with the tantalising prospect of another group of teenage talents emerging together, but for now, reality still bites.
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One year after the aborted #EndSARS protests by the Nigerian youths to end all forms of bad leadership and governance of the Nigerian State, frontline leaders of thought and activists