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Lionel Messi Confirms Barcelona Exit

Lionel Messi fought back tears during a press conference on Sunday when he confirmed he is leaving Barcelona haven played his entire career with them. The 34-year-old Argentinian has also confirmed talks with French club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) over a possible move.

Iheanacho, Ndidi Makes History As Leicester Wins Community Shield

The Super Eagles duo were key as Leicester City won their first Community Shield title in 24 years. The only time the FA cup title holders came close was in the 2015/16 season when they fell to a 2 - 1 defeat at the hands of Manchester United.

NPFL: Akwa United To Be Crowned Champions, Final Rounds Rescheduled

Akwa United Football Club of Uyo has been able to secure 68 points from 36 games, a goal difference of +27 and 4 losses are just a point away from winning what will be a historic NPFL title with MFM Football Club of Lagos the only team on their way of achieving the feat. The Promise Keepers were able to seal continental football for next season and also stamping their foot on the title when they played out a 1-1 draw with FC Ifeanyi Ubah on matchday 36 in Nnewi.

Al Ahly of Egypt trashed Kaizer Chiefs of South Africa 3-0 on Saturday to win this year’s CAF Champions League at Casablanca, Morocco. The Egyptian side also made history as the first club to win the trophy three times consecutively. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Egyptian side lifted their 10th CAF Champions League at an empty Stade Mohammed V, Casablanca.

Louis van Gaal Re-Appointed As Netherlands coach

Former Manchester United manager, Louis van Gaal, has been named Netherlands head coach for the third time following Frank de Boer’s departure in June 2021 after a last-16 defeat by the Czech Republic at Euro 2020. The 69-year-old Dutchman was in charge of the side from 2000-2002 and again from 2012-2014 before he joined Manchester United. Ever since he has not managed since being sacked by United in 2016 and said it was an "honour" to return to the Dutch team.

AS Roma Appoints John Obuh As Technical Director

Former Golden Eaglets and Flying Eagles coach John Obuh has been appointed as Technical Director of AS Roma Academy in Abuja, Nigeria. Academy’s Country Manager, Robinson Adakosa, who made the announcement in Ilorin on Monday stated the delight of the franchise to have Obuh who has a wealth of experience on the team.

England Beat Denmark To Reach First Ever European Championship Final

England has reached their first men’s major tournament final since 1966 and first-ever European Championship Final after defeating Denmark 2-1 in a nerve-shredding night at Wembley and will face Italy on Sunday 11th July 2021. A Simon Kjaer own goal and a controversial Harry Kane extra-time goal was enough to see England through 24 hours after Italy edged Spain to the final through spot-kicks as preceding could not be concluded in normal time and in extra-time.

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