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By Timothy Akintola

Read stories on Super Eagles, Thibaut Courtois, Bayern Munich and Tobi Amusan.

Finidi George to coach the Super Eagles’ friendlies against Ghana & Mali.

The Nigerian Super Eagles have been without a head coach since parting ways with Jose Peseiro post the African Cup of Nations final heartbreak. While still scouting for a new permanent option, the Nigerian Football Federation has announced that Finidi George will be the interim manager for the upcoming friendlies against Ghana and Mali. The former Super Eagles’ right winger was Peseiro’s assistant coach and he will be looking to make his mark in these two games so as to be in contention for the permanent role.

Thibaut Courtois suffers another serious injury in his other knee.

Real Madrid goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois’ season looks to be over now after suffering another major injury blow. Days after returning from his long ACL injury on his left knee, he has just sustained another knee injury to his right knee. The Belgian international was seen leaving the Real Madrid training facility in tears. This injury will now rule him out of the 2023-2024 season is now also in major doubt to represent Belgium at the 2024 Euros.

Bayern Munich Director comments on the club’s next managerial appointment.

After a series of poor results, Bayern Munich and Thomas Tuchel agreed to part ways at the end of the season. The club has since been tipped to recruit one of the top managers and the director, Max Eberl has however noted that while the Bundesliga giant is looking to sign a new coach, only available individuals will be considered. Asked about the possibility of hiring Jose Mourinho, Eberl did not rule out a possible move for the veteran manager.

Barcelona Director, Deco rules out speaking to new coaches at the moment.

Xavi Hernandez revealed his decision to leave Barcelona at the end of the season after a rough patch at the club. Since, there has been numerous speculations about the club’s potential next manager, with many tipping Pep Guardiola for an emphatic return. However, club’s director, Deco has disclosed that while the club appreciates top managers like Klopp, Guardiola and Arteta, the La Liga giant is not in talks with any manager at the moment.

Tobi Amusan leads Nigeria to another gold medal in the African Games.

Nigerian sprinter, Tobi Amusan is having another record breaking year. She has just anchored the women’s 4×100 relay race in the African Games which is being held in Ghana. Combining with Justina Eyakpobeyan, Olajide Olayinka and Fore Abinusawa, they were able to win the race in a surprising 43.06 seconds. With this win, Nigeria have now totalled 85 medals, including 31 golds, 22 silvers and 32 bronze medals, trailing only to Egypt in the total medals table.

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