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Euro 2016: England exits after shock defeat to Iceland

Iceland pulled off one of the greatest shocks in European Championship history when they recovered to beat England 2-1 in their last 16 clash on Monday and will now face hosts France in the quarter-finals.

Lionel Messi retires from national team

Lionel Messi announced his retirement from international duty after missing in a penalty shootout as Argentina lost a fourth major final in nine years.

Former Nigeria captain, Joseph Yobo returns home to end career

In what seems like a major boost for local football in Nigeria, former national team captain Joseph Yobo, who has played for Fenerbahce and Everton is set to play in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) for the remaining twelve matches of the season.

Hearts sack Kenichi

Accra Hearts of Oak coach, Kenichi Yatsuhashi has been fired  following a meeting with the board of the club on Monday.

Brazil sack Dunga

Dunga has been sacked from his position as Brazil manager after a disastrous Copa America Centenario.

John Paintsil's Case: Prosecution fails to produce docket

The Circuit Court in Accra has adjourned the theft and assault case involving former Black Stars defender, John Paintsil to Tuesday, June 14, 2016 after the prosecution failed to produce the case docket in court on Monday.

Messi, Maradona to play in Eto'o charity match in Turkey

A host of football stars including Leo Messi, Neymar, Luis Suarez, Eden Hazard, Andrés Iniesta, Didier Drogba and Arda Turan have been listed to feature in Samuel Eto’o's charity match in Antalaya, Turkey on 16 July.

Ronaldo overtakes Mayweather as the highest paid athlete

Cristiano Ronaldo has become the top earning athlete in the world after making £61million last year alone beating long-term leader Floyd Mayweather Jnr into first place. The retired boxer, who fought just once within the last 12 months, earned £30million.

Muntari finally apologises for Brazil mess

Ghana's Sulley Ali Muntari has apologised to the country and the Ghana Football Association (GFA) for his part in the incidents which marred the country’s participation in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Man Utd outdoor Jose Mourinho as new manager

José Mourinho will take over as manager of Manchester United from the 2016/17 season, signing a three-year contract with an option to stay at the club until at least 2020.

Meet Fatma Samoura: FIFA's first female Secretary-General

Following the corruption scandal that rocked the FIFA body in 2015, Senegalese Fatma Samoura, was appointed by FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, as the first female Secretary-General of the international football body.