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Mark Lawrenson predicts Chelsea vs Man United, Arsenal, Man City, Liverpool, Tottenham, other games
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Mark Lawrenson predicts Chelsea vs Man United, Arsenal, Man City, Liverpool, Tottenham, other games

Former Liverpool player, Mark Lawrenson, has predicted some of this weekend’s English Premier League, EPL, matches. Chelsea will host Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday evening, while Tottenham Hotspur will face Burnley in an away Premier League tie. Liverpool will host Southampton at Anfield on Saturday evening, while Manchester City will tackle West Ham United on Sunday. Arsenal will clash with Newcastle United on Saturday afternoon at the Emirates Stadium. Providing his predictions, Lawrenson told BBC Sport, “Arsenal were doing pretty well at Anfield last week until their manager Mikel Arteta reacted to a Sadio Mane challenge and woke the crowd up. “That defeat ended the Gunners’ long unbeaten run, but I can see them bouncing straight back here because they ...
2022 World Cup: FIFA changes rule for two play-off games
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2022 World Cup: FIFA changes rule for two play-off games

FIFA has changed the 2022 World Cup qualifying format for the intercontinental playoffs to single-leg games at a neutral venue. The winners of the matches will take the last two spots at next year’s tournament in Qatar. FIFA, in a statement on Friday, cited “unprecedented disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic” when scheduling the games for June. The world football governing body has, however, not confirmed a host for the two games, which will be played on June 13 and 14. The playoffs will involve teams from AFC (Asia), CONMEBOL (South America), OFC (Oceania) and CONCACAF (North American and Caribbean region). FIFA will make the World Cup tournament draw on April 1 in Doha. Only 30 of the 32 qualifiers will be known at the time, with the intercontinental playoffs still t...
Michael Owen predicts Leicester City vs Chelsea, Liverpool vs Arsenal, Man United, other games
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Michael Owen predicts Leicester City vs Chelsea, Liverpool vs Arsenal, Man United, other games

Former Manchester United striker, Michael Owen has predicted some of this weekend’s English Premier League, EPL, games. Chelsea will face Leicester City in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon at the King Power Stadium. Watford will host Manchester United in an away Premier League tie on Saturday. Liverpool will tackle Arsenal at Anfield on Saturday evening, while Man City will face Everton on Sunday at Etihad. Providing his predictions, Owen told BetVictor: “Thomas Tuchel was furious to drop points at home to Burnley last time out. The Blues were leading and cruising, but you are always vulnerable if you don’t get that crucial second goal. It is a big week for the club with games at home to Juventus and Man United to follow, so I am expecting a good perform...
Police Neutralise Kidnap Suspect, Arrests Four Others In Niger
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Police Neutralise Kidnap Suspect, Arrests Four Others In Niger

A suspected kidnapper at Bosso local government area of Niger State has been neutralised by Police in the state. Four other fleeing accomplices were also arrested. Mr Monday Kuryas, Commissioner of Police in the state said the suspects kidnapped two persons on Thursday. Kuryas explained that the Police anti-kidnapping team and vigilante have now been deployed to rescue the victims. He enjoined members of the public to cooperate with the Police with a view of sanitizing the society to curb insecurity in the state. Bosso Local Government Area of Niger State hosts the Federal University of Technology.  
World Cup 2022: Which teams have qualified for Qatar finals?
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World Cup 2022: Which teams have qualified for Qatar finals?

Qatar qualified for World Cup 2022 automatically as hosts and here is the full list of teams who are confirmed as joining them The road to World Cup 2022 is well and truly under way, with the qualification stages hotting up ahead of the tournament proper which takes place in December of next year. And as the map to the finals continues, the identities of the teams participating in the tournament is steadily getting clearer. Goal has what you need to know about which teams have qualified for World Cup 2022 so far, and this page will continue to be updated as the qualification stages take place.
UCL: Go for walk, leave me alone – Atalanta coach, Gasperini tells Ronaldo
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UCL: Go for walk, leave me alone – Atalanta coach, Gasperini tells Ronaldo

Atalanta manager, Gian Piero Gasperini, on Tuesday night, told Manchester United forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, to go for a walk and leave him alone following his side’s Champions League 2-2 draw against the Red Devils. Ronaldo was impressive for Man United against Atalanta as the Portugal captain scored a brace to ensure Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side got a point against their host. After the game, Gasperini, who is well aware of Ronaldo’s abilities from his time at Juventus, was seen talking with the 36-year-old on the pitch. The two men embraced at the full-time whistle and the Atalanta gaffer was questioned about what was discussed between them at his post-match press conference. He said, “Nine out of 10 of his shots are on target. Half of the time he shoots it goes in, the oth...
‘On any good day they can punish you’ – SuperSport United’s Tembo wary of Kaizer Chiefs
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‘On any good day they can punish you’ – SuperSport United’s Tembo wary of Kaizer Chiefs

The 2019 MTN8 title-winning coach will be banking on Matsatsantsa's solid defence when they face Amakhosi SuperSport United head coach Kaitano Tembo is wary of a revitalized Kaizer Chiefs side ahead of their epic PSL clash on Sunday. The Tshwane giants will put their unbeaten record in the PSL on the line when they play host to Amakhosi at Lucas Moripe Stadium in Tshwane. They will be up against a Chiefs side that ended its four-match winless run in the league in style as they hammered Chippa United 4-0 at home over the weekend.  
Cascarino names Chelsea’s best signing under Granovskaia
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Cascarino names Chelsea’s best signing under Granovskaia

Former Chelsea striker, Tony Cascarino, has named goalkeeper, Edouard Mendy, as the club’s best signing under their director, Marina Granovskaia. Cascarino said this while reacting to Mendy’s display during Chelsea’s Premier League 1-0 victory against Brentford on Saturday. Mendy produced a Man of the Match performance for Thomas Tuchel’s side against Brentford as Ben Chilwell’s strike gave Chelsea all three points against the host. The Senegalese goalkeeper joined Chelsea from Rennes last year. “Chelsea dug deep. Had a goalkeeper that performed miracles and you could argue that he’s been one of Chelsea’s best ever signings,” Cascarino told talkSPORT. “He cost £17million from Rennes, came in and seemed to breeze into the team. Showed no signs of concerns of nerves. “Yes...
Kirby, White nominated for Women’s Ballon d’Or
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Kirby, White nominated for Women’s Ballon d’Or

England stars Fran Kirby and Ellen White, plus a host of Women's Super League players, are on the list of nominations for the Ballon d'Or. A total of 20 players have been nominated, including four members of the Barcelona team which secured victory in the Women's Champions League last season and another - Irene Paredes - who has since joined the all-conquering Catalan side. But there was no place on the list for the reigning champion, USA superstar Megan Rapinoe, who took the prize when it was last handed out in 2019. Losing Champions League finalists Chelsea also have five players on the list - Magdalena Eriksson, Sam Kerr, Pernille Harder, Jessie Fleming and Kirby. As well as Man City striker White, one of the stars for Team GB at the Tokyo Olympics, there was also a nomina...
APC can’t give Igbo’s presidency, not set to manage Nigeria properly – Abaribe
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APC can’t give Igbo’s presidency, not set to manage Nigeria properly – Abaribe

The Senate Minority Leader, Eyinnaya Abaribe, has insisted that the All Progressives Congress, APC, would not allow the Southeast to produce its 2023 presidential candidate. Abaribe said only his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, can produce an Igbo President in 2023. In an interview on Channels Television, the PDP chieftain said the APC was not set up to manage Nigeria properly. Commenting on the possibility of an Igbo President in 2023, Abaribe said, “The man who the shoe pinches know where it hurts. The Igbos are the people in Nigeria who make conscious efforts of setting anywhere else without hurting their host. “At any point, you have never heard that they kill and maim their host so they know how to aggregate everybody’s feelings, their customs, their laws, their ...
EPL: What to expect from Man Utd vs Everton, Chelsea vs Southampton, Brighton vs Arsenal
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EPL: What to expect from Man Utd vs Everton, Chelsea vs Southampton, Brighton vs Arsenal

The Premier League returns this weekend following European fixtures in the midweek. Early kick-off is at Old Trafford, where Manchester United host Everton. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, in typical fashion, bought himself some time with a 2-1 win over Villarreal in the Champions League. With United having lost three out of four games, Solskjaer had come under pressure and you could feel some of it float away, as Cristiano Ronaldo popped up with a 95th minute winner. You will expect the Red Devils to get three points in this form against Rafa Benitez’s men, who have blown hot and cold so far this season. After that game in Manchester, Chelsea welcome Southampton to Stamford Bridge. Thomas Tuchel is one manager who is beginning to feel the heat. The German won the C...
LaLiga: Date for Barcelona vs Real Madrid ‘Clasico’ confirmed
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LaLiga: Date for Barcelona vs Real Madrid ‘Clasico’ confirmed

Barcelona will host Real Madrid on October 24 in LaLiga. It will be the first El Clasico in the league since the departure of Lionel Messi and Sergio Ramos. The match is set to kick off at 10:15 am ET (7:15 am PT). Barca has struggled this season without Messi, who has since signed for PSG as a free agent. Manager Ronald Koeman is under intense pressure following a string of poor results. Madrid, who are now coached by Carlo Ancelotti, have started the season strongly. Los Blancos currently top the table with 16 points, two more than rivals Atletico. Barcelona’s last win at home over Madrid came in October 2018.
England to welcome Germany and Spain in new women’s international invitational tournament
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England to welcome Germany and Spain in new women’s international invitational tournament

  The hosts of Euro 2022 will welcome three of the world's best international teams next February, and every year up to and including 2025 England will welcome Germany and Spain for a new women’s international invitational tournament in February 2022, with a fourth participating nation to be confirmed. The Lionesses have regularly competed in the SheBelieves Cup in the February international window, hosted by the U.S. women’s national team, even winning the competition in 2019. However, they skipped the trip to the States this year with then-coach Phil Neville citing plans of their own. This tournament provides competition against some of the best teams in the world just months before the European Championships, to be hosted by England.      
Kenya and Tanzania gain positions as African nations learn latest Fifa Rankings
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Kenya and Tanzania gain positions as African nations learn latest Fifa Rankings

  The East Africa nations had mixed results in recent international assignments with Taifa Stars massively gaining after two wins and a draw Kenya and Tanzania have moved up in the recent Fifa rankings released on Friday, September 16 while South Africa are unmoved and Uganda have dropped. Since August, Harambee Stars have played in two matches; both 2022 World Cup qualifiers. They hosted neighbours Uganda on September 2 at Nyayo Stadium in Nairobi and settled for a goalless draw. Their next assignment was away to Rwanda where they were held to a 1-1 draw. Michael Olunga struck for the visitors, but the hosts fought back and managed to equalise courtesy of Abdul Rwatubyaye.      
England to host annual women’s international tournament
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England to host annual women’s international tournament

England is set to host a new annual women's international tournament next year. The FA released a statement on Thursday that outlined the details of the competition, which will begin in February 2022. Germany and Spain have been confirmed as two teams for the inaugural edition of the event, while the fourth nation is yet to be announced. The statement read: "England will welcome three of the world's top sides next February for the first staging of a new annual invitational women's tournament. "The Lionesses will be joined by Germany and Spain, both also ranked in FIFA's top 10, in the 2022 edition - with the fourth competing nation to be announced soon. "Fans will be treated to three double-header matches played across seven days in a round-robin format." After the tour...
South Africa confirms interest in hosting 2021 Fifa Club World Cup
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South Africa confirms interest in hosting 2021 Fifa Club World Cup

  If Mzansi does succeed in convincing Fifa with its bid, they will become the second African country to host the global tournament South Africa has thrown their hat in the ring to host the 2021 Fifa Club World Cup in December. This comes after Japan dropped their commitment to host the global tournament because of the Covid-19 pandemic having staged the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. South African Football Association president Danny Jordaan has now confirmed that the Southern African country is interested in hosting the Club World Cup.      
BBNaija: Jackie B evicted from reality show
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BBNaija: Jackie B evicted from reality show

Big Brother Naija season 6 housemate, Jackie B has been evicted from the reality show. She was evicted on Sunday at the live eviction show by the host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu Earlier, Jaypaul was evicted from the show leaving 12 housemates to battle for a grand prize worth N90m. The season 6 edition of the show will end on October 3rd 2021.
Brazil vs Argentina: Lionel Messi doubtful, Neymar eyes victory
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Brazil vs Argentina: Lionel Messi doubtful, Neymar eyes victory

Brazil host Argentina in Sunday’s World Cup qualifier less than two months after their Copa America final from less than two months ago. Depleted Brazil were second best for much of their trip to Santiago having seen 11 players prevented from joining the squad by their clubs due to coronavirus quarantine restrictions. Key English based players Alisson of Liverpool, Chelsea’s Thiago Silva and Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus were missing but crucially Neymar, who plays for Paris Saint-Germain in France, was available. But they continued their perfect start to qualifying with a seventh win out of seven as Everton Ribeiro scored the only goal in a 1-0 away victory over Chile. Also, Argentina star Lionel Messi is a slight doubt after being subjected to a harsh tackle by Ve...
Nigeria vs Liberia: Super Eagles Warned there’s no Small African Team
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Nigeria vs Liberia: Super Eagles Warned there’s no Small African Team

Akwa United manager, Kennedy Boboye, has warned the Super Eagles not to underestimate Liberia who they host on Friday in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying encounter in Lagos. Nigeria have previously played the Lone Stars 14 times across all competitions, winning nine times. The last time Nigeria lost to Liberia was in July 2000 during a World Cup qualifying campaign, with Christopher Wreh scoring twice. “I will pray that we win convincingly because I don’t think there is any small team again on the continent. “We’ve got a shock from Liberia some time ago and I think that would be an eye-opener for us this time around. There is no small country again and all we need to do now is to put our house in our order and make sure we get the goals and the three points,” Bo...
Balogun and Aribo inspire Rangers to victory over Celtic in Old Firm Derby
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Balogun and Aribo inspire Rangers to victory over Celtic in Old Firm Derby

The duo played the entire game to ensure the Gers maintained their recent good run over their bitter rivals Super Eagles stars Leon Balogun and Joe Aribo were involved as Rangers defeated Celtic by a solitary goal in the Scottish Old Firm derby played at Ibrox Stadium on Sunday. Both players were involved for the entire game as the hosts recorded back-to-back wins for the first time this season. Prior to the meeting with the league champions, Celtic had not tasted defeat and they had scored 12 goals in their last two matches against Dundee and St Mirren respectively, conceding none in the process.
Solanke brace can’t secure maximum points for Bournemouth
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Solanke brace can’t secure maximum points for Bournemouth

The forward netted twice before the game reached the 20-minute mark, but Blackpool battled back after the break Dominic Solanke grabbed a brace for Bournemouth in Saturday's 2-2 EFL Championship draw against Blackpool at the Vitality Stadium. Solanke opened the score in the sixth minute with an assist from Junior Stanislas, who was replaced by Emiliano Mercondes in the 16th minute. The Nigeria-eligible forward found the back of the net again in the 19th minute to put the hosts into a rather comfortable lead at the half-time interval.  
Solanke leads Bournemouth past Aneke’s Birmingham City
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Solanke leads Bournemouth past Aneke’s Birmingham City

The 23-year-old opened his new season account as the Cherries saw off Blues away from home on Wednesday night Bournemouth secured a 2-0 away victory over Birmingham City in Wednesday’s English Championship encounter. Dominic Solanke was featuring in his third game of the 2021-22 campaign and the former Liverpool prodigy scored his first goal the season to lead the Cherries past the Blues Heading into the fixture at St Andrew's, Scott Parker’s men had stayed unbeaten in their last two outings – playing a 2-2 draw against West Bromwich Albion and defeating Nottingham Forest 2-1 away from home. The hosts began the game on a bright note, holding on to ball possession and threatening to score.
Afcon 2021: Nigeria, Senegal and Algeria seeded as Caf announces draw procedure
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Afcon 2021: Nigeria, Senegal and Algeria seeded as Caf announces draw procedure

The Super Eagles, Lions of Teranga and the Desert Foxes have been placed in separate groups ahead of Tuesday’s Afcon draw Reigning African champions Algeria, as well as Nigeria, Senegal, Tunisia, Morocco and hosts Cameroon have been named top seeds for Tuesday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations draw. The ceremony billed for Yaounde Conference Centre will see the 24 participating teams zoned into six groups of four teams each as the competition gets underway in January 2022. In picking the seeded countries, the Confederation of African Football put into consideration the August version of the Fifa rankings – the last rating released before the date of the draw. Based on their status as hosts, the Indomitable Lions have been allocated in Pot 1, while the Desert Foxes – who emerged as cha...
Phillips set for exit as Liverpool reject Lyon bid for Shaqiri
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Phillips set for exit as Liverpool reject Lyon bid for Shaqiri

The Switzerland international could be on the move to Ligue 1 or Serie A, while the defender is of interest to a host of English clubs Liverpool pair Nat Phillips and Xherdan Shaqiri are edging closer to the Anfield exit, Goal can confirm. Both players were left out of the Reds’ squad for Monday’s friendly with Osasuna at Anfield, with the club deciding not to take any risks as transfer interest mounts in the duo. Lyon have made an offer for Shaqiri, which sources say has fallen some way short of Liverpool's valuation. Negotiations between the clubs are ongoing, with the Swiss international also attracting interest from clubs in Italy and Spain, most notably Lazio.
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Olu of Warri Official Coronation Video Released

The Warri Kingdom will host the world on the 21st of August 2021 when it will celebrate the coronation of a new Olu of Warri. Omoba Prince Tsola Emiko will be crowned the 21st Olu of the Warri Kingdom and a royal song has been released to commemorate the event. https://youtu.be/38vHAM521rk
You Make Loving You So Easy” – Ebuka Uchendu’s Wife Writes Touching Message To Celebrate His 39th Birthday
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You Make Loving You So Easy” – Ebuka Uchendu’s Wife Writes Touching Message To Celebrate His 39th Birthday

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu has been praised by his wife and showered with sweet words on his 39th birthday. Cynthia Uchendu, wife to popular TV host and media personality took to her social media page to write the sweet words. Cynthia also stressed that the media personnel made loving him easy for her. She wrote ‘‘Happy birthday to a sweet, kind ,intelligent and strong man.   The kids and I are extremely blessed to have you in our lives. You make loving you so easy. You have a way of bringing light and joy wherever you go. Your light will never go dim. May God’s favour never depart you in all that you do. I love you so much! 💛
Why BBNaija did not show explicit content – Ebuka
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Why BBNaija did not show explicit content – Ebuka

The host of Big Brother Naija, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, has revealed why some scenes were not shown to viewers during the lockdown season. Ebuka, speaking on BeatFM said some scenes were censored due to the regulations of the National Broadcasting Commission. According to him, the show is avoiding any legal battle and would be different if it was not in Nigeria. Ebuka said, “I like Erica; I really like Erica, which is also funny because people thought that I hated her. She gave us good content; she and Kiddwaya. “First things first, we live in a country that has regulations. We all know about the NBC; there are certain things we can never show whether we like it or not. “I always say that BBNaija show would be a different show if it was not a Nigerian show or if it was not in Nige...
Trevor Noah and his bae Minka Kelly have split
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Trevor Noah and his bae Minka Kelly have split

Eight months after news of their romance first hit the headlines, SA comedian Trevor Noah and his bae Minka Kelly have reportedly called it quits. The Daily Show host and Minka were romantically linked in September last year when an E! News source claimed the pair had been dating for “several months” and had been living together in New York for a while. However, several reports over the weekend claim the couple have broken up, with an Entertainment Tonight source claiming “their work commitments and careers are very different and they both felt like they should take time apart”. Minka is known for her role in the hit drama series Saturday Night Lights and in Parenthood, Charlie’s Angels and Almost Human. The couple were reportedly set to move in together when Trevor bought a ...
Trevor Noah Shows Off His Mom on Mother’s Day
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Trevor Noah Shows Off His Mom on Mother’s Day

Comedian and host of The Daily Show Trevor Noah. Trevor, who hardly shares snaps of his family, took to social media to pen a lengthy and unfeigned letter to mommy dearest. Trevor reflected on the almost unbearable challenges and responsibilities his family faced. From having to care for her family while navigating other obstacles that black women in South Africa are facing. “Whenever I’d see my mom carrying insanely heavy things on her head I’d always think two things- One, “that’s so damn cool, I can’t even lift that with my arms.” And two, “I feel like this is a metaphor for her journey in life”- She lived her entire life with a giant burden on her head, from her family, her society and even her country. But instead of allowing this burden to stunt her growth, she strengthened her...
Nnadozie records fifth Paris clean sheet against Bayo’s Issy
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Nnadozie records fifth Paris clean sheet against Bayo’s Issy

The Nigerian goalkeeper maintained her fantastic form in goal for the French outfit after ensuring her side's double against the hosts Chiamaka Nnadozie was at her best between the sticks as she kept her fifth clean sheet for Paris following her side's 4-0 triumph over Issy in the French D1 Arkema encounter on Saturday. The Nigeria international had made her long-awaited French D1 Arkema debut against Issy on October 10 and went on to help her side ground out a clean sheet, after a 5-0 triumph. Following her superb performance so far this term, Nnadozie was handed her 11th starting role against Issy and she replicated her first leg fine form to ensure her side completed a season double.
Inside Qatar’s $3 Billion Lusail Stadium Set To Host The 2022 World Cup Final
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Inside Qatar’s $3 Billion Lusail Stadium Set To Host The 2022 World Cup Final

Pictured: Qatar's $3 billion Lusail Stadium after construction. The 80,000-seat Lusail Stadium will host the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 final on December 18, 2022, which is also Qatar National Day. [Sorin Furcoi/Al Jazeera] Lusail, Qatar - With a capacity of 80,000, Lusail Stadium will be the biggest tournament venue for the 2022 World Cup that takes place in Qatar from November next year. According to tournament organisers, the stadium’s concrete works, steel superstructure installation and the roof big lift have been completed. [Sorin Furcoi/Al Jazeera] The stadium which cost $3 billion, will be one of eight venues for the tournament and will host a total of 10 matches, including the final and matches during every stage of the event. The stadium entrances, interior ...
Danny Murphy predicts results for Chelsea, Man City, Bayern, Liverpool, others
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Danny Murphy predicts results for Chelsea, Man City, Bayern, Liverpool, others

  Former Liverpool star, Danny Murphy, has delivered his predictions for the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals. Real Madrid will host Liverpool on Tuesday night in the Champions League quarter-final first-leg tie in Spain, while Manchester City will face Borussia Dortmund. Reigning champions Bayern Munich will tackle Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday, while Chelsea will face Porto. Providing his predictions, Murphy told The Mail on Sunday: “Real’s teamsheet used to strike fear into opponents but not anymore,” Murphy told The Mail on Sunday. “Injuries have prevented Eden Hazard from becoming another Galactico and their best players, Luka Modric, Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos, are all in their 30s. “In fact, Liverpool carry the greater firepower with Salah, Sadio ...
Chelsea vs West Brom: Tuchel’s Squad for EPL Clash Confirmed [Full list]
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Chelsea vs West Brom: Tuchel’s Squad for EPL Clash Confirmed [Full list]

  Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, will be without midfielder, N’Golo Kante, when they host West Brom in the Premier League on Saturday. Kante picked up a hamstring injury while on international break with France. However, Thiago Silva will be available for selection. The Blues occupy fourth spot in the table and are facing pressure from a host of teams, including Everton, West Ham United and Liverpool, to keep hold of that final Champions League place. The kick-off time for the Chelsea vs West Brom match is 12.30 pm. Full Chelsea squad available to face West Brom: Goalkeepers: Edouard Mendy, Kepa Arrizabalaga & Willy Caballero. Defenders: Reece James, Cesar Azpilicueta, Antonio Rudiger, Kurt Zouma, Andreas Christensen, Ben Chilwell, Marcos Alonso & ...
Christian & Muslim Group To Host Fulani Peace Summit To Review Herdsmen Crisis
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Christian & Muslim Group To Host Fulani Peace Summit To Review Herdsmen Crisis

Coalition of Christians And Muslim Set To Host FULANI National Peace Summit To Review Herdsmen Crisis With Farmers, Communities With the ongoing marginalisation, killings, crisis and religiously driven unrest facing Nigeria, the National President of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Alh. Dr. Bello Abdullah Bodego has met with Most Reverend Amb. Ugokwe Prince, Senior Pastor Yoke Breakers Prophetic Ministry, Abuja, ahead of the Fulani National Peace Summit holding soon in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. According to reports, the forthcoming Fulani National Peace Summit is spare-headed by Most Reverend Amb Ugokwe Prince and Dr. Bello Abdullah Bodego, alongside other religious leaders and stakeholders of National unity in Nigeria. The meeting which was held few hours ago was in-vie...
Jemima Osunde Curses Follower Who Asked for Ebuka Obi Uchendu to be Replaced as the Host of Big Brother Naija
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Jemima Osunde Curses Follower Who Asked for Ebuka Obi Uchendu to be Replaced as the Host of Big Brother Naija

Jemima Osunde has slammed a Twitter user who asked that Ebuka Obi Uchendu be replaced as the host of Big Brother Naija. The Twitter user had written: "Ebuka don eat small, make him allow another person chop! Frank Edoho as BBNaija host for this season won't be a bad choice tho Eviction night go choke." Jemima Osunde replied: "I pray with everything I believe in that someone will orchestrate your own job being taken away from you and it will work. I said what I said. You should get the wickedness you give out as well. "Why are you people so mean?" See the rest of her tweets below.
Tiwa Savage to host after party of Hollywood movie, ‘Coming 2 America’
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Tiwa Savage to host after party of Hollywood movie, ‘Coming 2 America’

Singer, Tiwa Savage is set to host the after-party of Amazon's original movie, Coming to America 2. Coming to America 2 comedy film serves as a sequel to the original 1988 film that will be holding its royal after-party virtually on Instagram Live at exactly 7 PM PT and 10 PM ET. Tiwa Savage is however privileged to host the event of one of the most anticipated movies of all time. Announcing the gig, the mother of one wrote; "Will be hosting the official "Coming 2 America" Royal After Party Tomorrow in partnership with @amazonprimevideo & @zamundaroyals ️."   Aside from hosting the after-party event, Tiwa Savage and Tekno's songs were also used on the movie's official soundtrack.
Lukaku Sets New Record in Inter Milan’s Victory Over Parma
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Lukaku Sets New Record in Inter Milan’s Victory Over Parma

  Inter Milan striker, Romelu Lukaku, on Thursday night, set a new personal assist record during his side’s Serie A 2-1 victory over Parma. Two goals from Alexis Sanchez ensured Antonio Conte’s side defeated Parma at the Stadio Ennio Tardini. The win over Parma means Inter Milan are now on top of the Serie A table with 59 points from 25 games. However, Lukaku swapped scoring goals for setting up goals in Inter’s victory against Parma. The 27-year-old provided an assist for teammate, Alexis Sanchez in the second half of the encounter as Antonio Conte’s men defeated the host. According to OptaPaolo, Lukaku’s assist means the Belgium international has now taken his total in Serie A to eight assists so far this season, which is a new record for him in Europe’s five m...
Teslim Balogun Stadium To Host Super Eagles Vs Lesotho
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Teslim Balogun Stadium To Host Super Eagles Vs Lesotho

Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos will host next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture between the Super Eagles and Lesotho. Popular sports journalist Colin Udoh confirmed the news on the social media “EKO FOR SHOW: Nigeria v Lesotho #Afcon2021Q in March will be played at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. Plenty to unpack there @NGSuperEagles,”Udoh tweeted. The Super Eagles will face the Squirrels of Benin Republic in Cotonou on March 25 before hosting Lesotho at home. Gernot Rohr’s side defeated Lesotho 4-2 in the first leg in Maseru last year.
Zenatha Coleman goal rescues Sevilla from Santa Teresa defeat
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Zenatha Coleman goal rescues Sevilla from Santa Teresa defeat

With the hosts inching closer to a home defeat, the Namibian came off the bench to hand the hosts a crucial equaliser Zenatha Coleman scored the only goal as Sevilla secured a 1-1 draw against Santa Teresa in Saturday's Spanish Iberdrola top-flight fixture. The 27-year-old has continued to excel for the Spanish outfit this season since joining last July after parting ways with Valencia. The Namibia international returned from a one-match suspension in their 1-0 defeat at Madrid as a starter but was handed a bench role for the fifth time and went on to rescue her side.  
Edo Has No Funds To Host National Sports Festival – Obaseki
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Edo Has No Funds To Host National Sports Festival – Obaseki

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has called on the Federal Government to help in funding the National Sports Festival, scheduled to hold in the state. Obaseki said the state is ready to host the 20th edition of the sports event but does not have the financial capacity to host 11,500 athletes and officials. Obaseki, who received members of the Main Organising Committee from the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development in Benin City on Tuesday, said COVID-19 had taken its toll on the finances of the state. He said: “Since March last year, you know the financial strength of most states, sub-nationals and countries. For us as a state, we are ready to host but don’t have the funds at this point in time to host the Games; this is the plain truth. “If the Federal Go...
South African Comedian, Trevor Noah Set To Host 2021 Grammys
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South African Comedian, Trevor Noah Set To Host 2021 Grammys

The Recording Academy has announced "The Daily Show" host and GRAMMY-nominated comedian Trevor Noah as host of the 2021 GRAMMYs on Sunday, March 14. This will be the first time Noah will host Music's Biggest Night. "Despite the fact that I am extremely disappointed that the GRAMMYs have refused to have me sing or be nominated for Best Pop Album, I am thrilled to be hosting this auspicious event," Noah said in a statement. "I think as a one-time GRAMMY nominee, I am the best person to provide a shoulder to all the amazing artists who do not win on the night because I too know the pain of not winning the award! (This is a metaphorical shoulder, I'm not trying to catch Corona). See you at the 63rd GRAMMYs!" "With a knack for keeping viewers engaged and entertained, Trevor is the per...
Ned Nwoko And Regina Daniels Host Festus Keyamo At Their Abuja Mansion
Politics

Ned Nwoko And Regina Daniels Host Festus Keyamo At Their Abuja Mansion

The minister of state for labour and productivity, Festus Keyamo, recently announced on social media that he was hosted by Nollywood actress Regina Daniels and her billionaire husband, Ned Nwoko at their Abuja residence. In a post which he shared via his official Twitter handle, he revealed one of the things he achieved at their residence, which was a discussion about politics and the economy. "Earlier this evening, my ‘brother’ from Delta State, Hon. Ned Nwoko and his delectable wife, Regina Daniels, hosted me at their private residence in Abuja. “We discussed politics, the economy and of course how we can work together in respect of the Special Public Works Programme."
Manchester United to host Liverpool in FA Cup fourth round
Sport

Manchester United to host Liverpool in FA Cup fourth round

  Premier League rivals Manchester United and Liverpool will meet at Old Trafford in the fourth round of the FA Cup later this month. Non-league Chorley will host Premier League Wolverhampton Wanderers after beating a depleted Derby County in the third round. League Two Cheltenham Town are set to welcome Pep Guardiola's Manchester City to Whaddon Road. The fourth-round ties will be played the weekend of 23-24 January. Crawley Town, who celebrated a famous 3-0 win over Leeds United on Sunday, will travel to Championship side Bournemouth in the next round. Jose Mourinho's Tottenham will face Wycombe Wanderers at Adams Park, while Fulham take on Burnley in an all-Premier League tie. Chorley would face 14-time winners Arsenal in the fifth round - if the National Leagu...
Trevor Noah to host 2021 Grammy Awards
Entertainment

Trevor Noah to host 2021 Grammy Awards

“The Daily Show” host and comedian, Trevor Noah has been announced as the host for the 2021 Grammy Awards.   The Recording Academy made the announcement hours before the nominees for the upcoming show are revealed.   “Despite the fact that I am extremely disappointed that the GRAMMYs have refused to have me sing or be nominated for best pop album, I am thrilled to be hosting this auspicious event,” Noah said in a statement.   “I think as a one-time GRAMMY nominee, I am the best person to provide a shoulder to all the amazing artists who do not win on the night because I too know the pain of not winning the award! (This is a metaphorical shoulder, I’m not trying to catch Corona). See you at the 63rd GRAMMYs!”   Harvey Mason jr., chair and inte...
Davido & Chioma Host Luxurious Birthday Party For Their Son, Ifeanyi Adeleke
Lifestyle

Davido & Chioma Host Luxurious Birthday Party For Their Son, Ifeanyi Adeleke

Davido and his fiancee, Chioma Avril Rowland have thrown a lavish birthday celebration party for their son, Ifeanyi David Adeleke Jr. The young OBO is celebrating his first birthday today and his parents, Davido and Chioma have taken to their official Instagram pages to share photos and clips from the luxurious party they threw for him. In attendance were the entire DMW label mates and 30BG; Davido’s manager Asa Asika, Triple MG’s Ubi Franklin, Peruzzi, B-Red, Mayorkun, Israel DMW and a host of other dignitaries. Watch video below
Manchester United Say They Can Safely Host 23,500 Fans At Old Trafford
Sport

Manchester United Say They Can Safely Host 23,500 Fans At Old Trafford

Spectators have been barred from games since the league resumed in June after a three-month hiatus due to the pandemic, with fans last present at Old Trafford during United's 2-0 derby victory over Manchester City in March. The U.K. government had hoped to allow limited crowds back into sporting venues from October, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson put those plans on hold last month amid a surge in cases. "We spent around two months working with the government guidelines to... make sure we can have around 23,500 people in this stadium safely social distancing," United's chief operating officer Collette Roche told Sky Sports. "It's quite bemusing to understand why people can gather in other settings such as on an aeroplane or a restaurant, or even in a cinema to watch football,...
Benin City To Host Super Eagles Vs Sierra Leone AFCON Qualifier
Sport

Benin City To Host Super Eagles Vs Sierra Leone AFCON Qualifier

The newly refurbished Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin will host the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture between the Super Eagles and Sierra Leone. The encounter is scheduled for Saturday, November 13, with the the reverse fixture to take place four days later in Freetown. Gernot Rohr’s side played their last home game in the qualifier against Benin Republic at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo. The Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium last hosted a national team game on November 12, 2011 when the Super Eagles were held to a 0-0 draw in a friendly by the Zebras of Botswana. The Super Eagles were held to a 1-1 draw in a friendly by the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in Austria this month. The three-time African champions top Group L of 2021 AFCON qualifier with six p...
Nigerian police is responding to allegations of brutality with more brutality – Trevor Noah on killing at Lekki Toll Gate (video)
Celebs

Nigerian police is responding to allegations of brutality with more brutality – Trevor Noah on killing at Lekki Toll Gate (video)

South-African born US-based show host and comedian, Trevor Noah has reacted to the #EndSARS crisis rocking Nigeria and the killing of protesters at Lekki toll gate yesterday October 20.   Giving a detailed analysis on his Comedy Central's 'The Daily Show', Trevor wondered why a police unit created to fight crime became the "crime" itself.   The comedian also pointed out that the disbanded police unit was recreated under a different name. Trevor who noted that the Nigerian police force who is accused of brutality is responding to the allegation with more brutality, further stated that the profiling of young Nigerians because of their dressing and properties is same way police profile black people in the United States. He also affirmed that Nigerians are united in t...
Sen Ita Giwa, Commissioner For Tourism, Mayor Of Calabar Host BBNaija Star, Lucy
Lifestyle

Sen Ita Giwa, Commissioner For Tourism, Mayor Of Calabar Host BBNaija Star, Lucy

Senator Florence Ita Giwa, Commissioner for tourism Cross River State, The Mayor of Calabar, other dignitaries hosted BBNaija's Lucy as she arrives Calabar for homecoming event. Former Big Brother Naija (BBN) housemate Lucy Edet recently packed her bags from Lagos down to Calabar where she had a lovely homecoming event planned for her. Like other housemates from previous seasons who were celebrated for representing their states, the reality star was also received like a queen upon her arrival in the city. Traditional dancers received Lucy as she alighted from the car and made her way to the venue for the event. In a video posted on her Instagram page, the reality star was seen busting dance moves just like the dancers who came to welcome her. Lucy was gifted with cakes, fl...
Tottenham’s Champions League hopes are over if they fail to beat Manchester United, says Sherwood
Sport

Tottenham’s Champions League hopes are over if they fail to beat Manchester United, says Sherwood

The former Spurs manager says there will be no margin for error for his old club when they play host to the Red Devils next week Tottenham's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League will be over if they fail to beat Manchester United on June 19, according to Tim Sherwood. Spurs endured a miserable six-game winless run before the 2019-20 season was temporarily shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic in March. Jose Mourinho's men exited Europe and the FA Cup during that period, while also slipping to eighth in the Premier League standings.

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