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Arsène Wenger steps down after 22 years at Arsenal

Arsène Wenger steps down after 22 years at Arsenal

After 22 years at the helm, Arsene Wenger, manager of Arsenal Football Club, finally steps down at the end of the season. “After careful consideration and following discussions with the club, I feel it is the right time for me to step down at the end of the season,” Wenger said via a statement on

Wenger to leave Arsenal

Arsenal FC have revealed that manager of 22 seasons, Arsene Wenger, will step down at the end of the 2017/18 season. A statement on the Arsenal website read: “After careful consideration and following discussions with the club, I feel it is the right time for me to step down at the end of the season.

Messi returns to training with Barcelona

Lionel Messi returned to training with Barcelona on Thursday to offer the Catalans a boost with less than a week to go before their Champions League clash against Roma. Messi missed Argentina’s two internationals over the last week due to a hamstring strain, although he did train between the 2-0 win over Italy last Friday

Okagbare breaks 22-year-old African record

Blessing Okagbare on Saturday started her outdoor season with an impressive 22.04secs in her 200m race at the Wes Kittley Invitational Track and Field Meet at the Abilene Christian University, which erased the 22-year-old previous African record of 22.07secs set by Mary Onyali at a Meet in Switzerland in 1996. Cierra White followed in second

Messi is from another planet – Atletico star

Atletico Madrid defender Jose Maria Gimenez said Lionel Messi was “from another planet” after his brilliant free kick decided their top-of-the-table clash on Sunday, ESPN reports. Messi’s moment of inspiration earned Barca a 1-0 victory over second-placed Atleti at the Camp Nou and put them eight points clear with 11 games left – an advantage

Eminent world citizens, political leaders, industry moguls to grace AITEO/NFF Awards

An array of prominent global figures, including FIFA President Gianni Infantino and CAF President Ahmad, political chieftains, football stars, renowned administrators past and present, captains of industry, legends of the Nigeria game and oaks of the entertainment industry are now confirmed for the inaugural edition of the AITEO/CAF Football Awards holding at the Eko Hotels

Mustapha, Adamu become latest Nigerians in CAF

The positive ripple effects of NFF President Amaju Melvin Pinnick’s election into the CAF Executive Committee 10 months ago continued on Friday with further key appointments of Nigerians into CAF. Barrister A. U. Mustapha, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), was appointed President of the CAF Board of Appeal, while CAF Assistant General Coordinator and

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