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Turkish delight: The revival of Henry Onyekuru

How fitting that it was Henry Onyekuru who headed home the winning goal for Galatsaray against rivals Basaksehir, to win the Turkish Cup and claim a domestic double on the weekend.

It was a satisfying conclusion not only to a remarkable game -- which saw the Super Eagles forward denied what seemed an excellent goal on a marginal offside call -- but also to a season that was, for all intents and purposes, a comeback campaign for the young striker.

He is not the biggest of forwards, but Onyekuru's...

Afcon squads: Who will be on the plane to Egypt?

The 24 qualifiers for the expanded 2019 Africa Cup of Nations are naming their 23-man squads for the showpiece tournament.

Find out below who is on the plane to Egypt, and remember that teams have until the day before their first game at the tournament to replace an injured player.

ALGERIA: TBA.


ANGOLA: TBA.


BENIN: TBA.


BURUNDI: TBA.


CAMEROON: TBA.


DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC...

Ex-Chelsea midfielder Mikel considering Premier League offers - source

Frank Lampard's Derby County secured a playoff semifinal against Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds United with a 2-1 win over West Brom, pipping Middlesbrough to sixth place.

John Obi Mikel is closing in on a return to the Premier League with a source telling ESPN FC that the former Chelsea star is considering multiple offers from around the league  and could make a decision before heading off to the Africa Cup of Nations with Nigeria.

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Mikel, 32, left Chelsea on a free transfer for Tianjin TEDA in the Chinese Super League in 2017 after...

Mikel returns to Nigeria squad ahead of Africa Cup of Nations

Nigeria's release of their 25-man provisional squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday was marked by one notable return, that of skipper John Obi Mikel.

The midfielder, 32, has not suited up for the Super Eagles since June of 2018 when the Nigerians were eliminated by Argentina in the group stage of the FIFA World Cup.

There was some uncertainty about whether he would play for Nigeria again, although coach Gernot Rohr left the door open for the Middlesbrough midfielder to walk through...

Nigeria legends Kanu and Okocha hold the key to Afcon glory

The scene: With one game to go in the group stages of the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana, Nigeria were staring elimination in the face.

An opening day loss to Cote d'Ivoire, coupled with Mali's 1-0 win over Benin, was followed by a 0-0 draw with Mali which left the Super Eagles with just one point going into the final round of group games, and facing the very real prospect of an embarrassing early exit.

The Nigerians, under the tutelage of German Berti Vogts, not only needed to beat Benin,...