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Anthony Joshua tussles with Carlos Takam.  Andrew Couldridge/Action Images via ReutersBritish-Nigerian Anthony Joshua retained his IBF, WBA and IBO world heavyweight titles when he stopped bloodied challenger Carlos Takam in the 10th round in Cardiff on Saturday.

Argentina great Lionel Messi vies for the ball with Nigeria's Ogenyi Onazi at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil-BBCThe Argentina FA has confirmed that the two-time World Champions will face Nigeria in a friendly in the Russian city of Krasnodar on 14 November.

Oscarine MasulukeNigerian legend Jay-Jay Okocha says his vote goes to Oscarine Masuluke for the Puskas Award, while ex-Chelsea star Roberto Di Matteo is also impressed with the Baroka goalkeeper's stunning goal.

KESHI01One of African football's best-known figures, Stephen Keshi, has died at the age of 54, the Nigeria Football Association has said.

A former captain of the Nigeria national team, Keshi was one of only two men to win the Africa Cup of Nations both as a player and a coach.

Friday, 09 October 2015 06:37

Enyama quits Super Eagles

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Vincent Enyeama Credits Getty ImagesABUJA - Nigeria’s most capped international Vincent Enyeama has quit international football after a meeting with top officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in Belgium on Thursday.

Coach Sunday Oliseh of NigeriaSunday Oliseh has released a 24-man list of players for the friendly matches in October against Congo and Cameroon, and making a comeback to the Super Eagles team are Vincent Enyeama, Mikel Obi and Ogenyi Onazi, who had served out his suspension.

Thursday, 10 September 2015 09:48

Benni McCarthy gets a coaching job in Belgium

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Former Bafana Bafana striker Benni McCarthy (R), who is in the process of completing his UEFA A licence, was unveiled alongside Belgian topflight side STVV new head coach Chris O’Loughlin on Tuesday 8 September 2015.Former Bafana Bafana striker Benni McCarthy (R), who is in the process of completing his UEFA A licence, was unveiled alongside Belgian topflight side STVV new head coach Chris O’Loughlin on Tuesday 8 September 2015.

Bafana Bafana all-time leading goalscorer Benni McCarthy has been appointed assistant coach of Belgian Premier League club Sint-Truidense (STVV).

Alia Atkinson of Jamaica can hardly believe it after winning the women's 100m breaststroke finalin Doha, Qatar. Photograph: Francois Nel/Getty ImagesA big congratulations to Jamaican swimmer Alia Atkinson, who is a new 100m breaststroke champion. Atkinson completed the race in 1 minute and 2.36 seconds at the Fina World Swimming championships in Doha at the weekend, equalling the record set by Lithuanian swimmer Rūta Meilutytė.

Jordon IbeSuper Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh has revealed that Liverpool winger, Jordon Ibe, will decided whether to commit his international future to Nigeria next year December.

SAFA House JohannesburgCape Town - The South African Football Association has finally broken its silence on allegations that South Africa paid bribes in order to secure the hosting of the 2010 Soccer World Cup.

Barcelona celebrate after Neymar scored its third goal against Juventus in the Champions League final. ReutersLuis Enrique's men have matched Pep Guardiola's treble of 2009 this season, adding the final prize with a 3-1 win over Juventus in Berlin. Barca adds its name to an elite list with five European Cup wins.

Barcelona has won their fifth European Cup after a 3-1 win over Juventus at Berlin's Olympic Stadium. The Spanish champions complete the second treble in their history, having won both the domestic league and Cup this season.

Ex-President Thabo Mbeki of South Africa flanked by Sepp Blatter and Danny Jordan on the left and right respectivelyFormer President Thabo Mbeki was the one who decided to donate the $10m to the soccer associations of North America, Central America and the Caribbean Islands (Concacaf).

This is according to Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula, in an interview with Beeld newspaper, a day after he told reporters at a media briefing that this controversial transaction was "government's idea".

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