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Everton’s new signing Samuel Eto’o has thanked Jose Mourinho for helping him to be accepted in the Premier League during his spell last season at Chelsea, against whom he now hopes to make his debut on Saturday.

Proprietor of Giwa FC of Jos, Chris Giwa was has been elected as the president of the Nigeria football Federation (NFF) by a faction of the congress  at the Chida International Hotel, Abuja.

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has urged fans to be patient with his side after their humiliating 4-0 defeat at MK Dons in the Capital One Cup second round. After a promising pre-season, the wheels appear to be coming off United's campaign already, having picked up just one point in the Premier League, coupled with this cup capitulation against the League One side. 

Australian tennis battler Marinko Matosevic rued his wretched luck after falling victim to "the greatest player of all time" at the US Open in New York.

Tyrone McCarthy has become Hull Kingston Rovers’ latest new signing for 2015, penning a two-year contract with the club from next season.

Manchester City forward Stevan Jovetic has claimed that the support he received from Manuel Pellegrini and his staff is a major factor behind his impressive form in the early stages of the season.

Manchester United sank to new depths on Tuesday when they crashed out of the League Cup in the second round following a 4-0 defeat at third-division Milton Keynes Dons.

President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Nigeria’s under-20 women’s football team, the Falconets, for winning the silver medal at the just concluded FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup Tournament in Canada.

Stephen Keshi has appeared to rule himself out of a return as Nigeria coach after losing patience with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

A Cameroonian Striker Albert Ebosse, has died after being hit in the head by an object thrown from the stands after a match, his club JS Kabylie of Algeria have announced.

The Minister of Education Mallam Ibrahim Shukura is to kick off the finals of the  national U20 football competition slated for 20th september 2014 at the Ahmadu ballo stadium kaduna.

Wikki Tourists coach Ahmed Abdul-Pele has described his side's 1-4 defeat at Kwara United in Saturday's Nigeria National League (NNL) Division A match-day 25 top-of-the-table clash at the Kwara State Stadium in llorin as the "worst of the season".

Diego Costa scored for the second match in succession as Chelsea made it two Premier League wins from two matches this
season with a 2-0 victory at home to newly- promoted Leicester City on Saturday.
As it happened: Chelsea v Leicester WRAP: English Premiership After a goalless first half, Chelsea twice almost took the lead at the start of the second period.

The Kala Ekulema Boys would seek to record unbeaten in three games for the first time this season with another home victory over the Promise Keepers at the Omoku Township Stadium in Port Harcourt on Sunday.

The Crocodiles must renew their bid for relegation survival by getting a clinical victory when they host the Markudi Bombers at the Kaduna Township Stadium in Kaduna on Sunday.

Another big derby clash to watch out for this weekend in the Garden City as the Pride of Rivers will be up against their city rivals the Blue Angels at the Liberation Stadium on Saturday.

The Borno Army would target all-three points when they host the Restoration Boys at the Kano Pillars Stadium in Kano on Saturday,
The Salisu Yusuf’s side who lost 1-0 at Akwa United last Sunday, must regain their winning momentum by consolidating on the 1-1 draw against Bayelsa United in a Week-four game in Sapele.

League leaders can extend their lead at the top with a comprehensive victory against visiting Ochedu Warriors at the Kano Pillars Stadium, Kano today.

Austin Eguaveon will charge his Gombe United's wards to play out their hearts to earn the maximum points against fellow-strugglers Ajilete boys at the Pantami Stadium, Gombe today.