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Ephraim’Shakes’ Mashaba was named coach of South Africa Saturday in succession to sacked Gordon Igesund.

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal handed Tom Cleverly the captain band as his team took on Roma but it was Wayne Rooney who stole the show with two goals and an assist as the Red Devils won their opening group game of the International Champions Cup 3-2.

Thierry Henry, Arsenal legend, inspired New York Red Bulls to victory against the Gunners in a pre-season friendly. Henry provided the assist for Bradley Wright-Phillips to score against the London club.

Impeached president of the Nigeria Football Federation Aminu Maigari has resigned to fate and has gone into hibernation. Maigari, indicated that he has peace of mind after a tumultuous post Brazil 2014 World Cup had him battling against the wind.

In less than two weeks, Louis van Gaal has made a huge impression as Manchester United boss.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho revealed  a move to bring former striker Didier Drogba back to the club after he was released by Galatasaray.

Gold medal winning members of the Nigerian wrestling team to the ongoing Glasgow Commonwealth Games have been promised handsome rewards by Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State.

Algerian international Yacine Brahimi has signed for five seasons with FC Porto from Spanish club Granada, the Portuguese top flight side announced on Wednesday.

Former Manchester United star David Beckham visited his former English club Tuesday on the eve of new Dutch manager Louis Van Gaal’s debut match against another of Beckham’s clubs.

The Switzerland international has acknowledged that it would be hard to turn down the Serie A champions if they made an offer Bayern Munich attacker Xherdan Shaqiri has admitted that he would be open to a move to Juventus if the opportunity arises.

The Frenchman will continue his career at the Camp Nou side after spending the past five seasons at Valencia
Barcelona have confirmed that they have reached a deal that will see them sign Jeremy Mathieu from Valencia on a four-year deal for a fee of €20 million.

Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, putting a miserable World Cup behind him, on Tuesday declared himself fit and ready to go as he chases trophies at Real Madrid.

German football is mourning the death of former St. Pauli and Union Berlin player, Andreas Biermann, who has committed suicide after not recovering from a long spell of depression.

It was Sergio Ramos who dropped the Coppa del Rey while celebrating Real Madrid’s victory in the Spanish cup. A bus then drove over the trophy. Germany have managed something even more embarrassing.

Thierry Henry believes that his former Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi is untouchable in terms of pure talent, even from Cristiano Ronaldo.

Fiorentina co-owner Andrea Della Valle has warned Barcelona that he will do everything possible to keep hold off star winger Juan Cuadrado.

West Bromkwich Albion have shattered their transfer record with the £10 million (N2.6 billion) signing of Nigerian international striker, Brown Ideye.

Yaya Toure has no intention of leaving Premier League champions Manchester City and is looking forward to the new season with them, he said on Friday.

“The fans have always been good to me, they’ve always been good to my family,” Toure told Sky Sports television.

Lionel Messi has expressed his pride at the way he has helped to make Argentina a force to be reckoned with once again despite their World Cup final defeat.