1. Iwobi, Ndidi, Oshoala Make Shortlists For CAF Awards 2018; Musa Out

Super Eagles winger, Alex Iwobi, has made the top 10 shortlist for the African Player of the Year for the forthcoming CAF AWards 2018 while Ahmed Musa failied to make the cut, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.

Also on the top CAF Awards shortlist are Gabonese forward, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Senegal’s Saido Mane.

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2. Arsenal Legend Aims Dig At Iheanacho, Leicester City Strikers: They Are Toothless Without Vardy

Arsenal legend Paul Merson has aimed a dig at Kelechi Iheanacho and other Leicester City attack-minded players such as Shinji Okazaki, Demarai Gray and Rachid Ghezzal ahead of their trip to London for their Premier League meeting with Crystal Palace.
Merson has predicted that the Foxes will not get a result if Vardy is not named in the starting line-up.

3. Oshoala Ready To Mentor 5,000 Female Students In Lagos

The 2018 African Women’s Cup of Nations winner, who earlier hosted over 2,500 girls at Molade Okoya-Thomas Indoor Sports Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere last Friday, said the next programme will run from Monday, December 17th to Thursday, 20th December.

The technical director of FC BESCOLA Bernet Villa will lead coaches and officials to the three-day coaching clinic for aspiring women footballers, from which exceptional talents will stand a chance of playing in China or United Kingdom, with additional chances of furthering their education.

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4. The Three Stats That Confirm Nigerian Winger Was Arsenal’s Most Dangerous Player On Home Debut

If statistics provided by OPTA are anything to go by, teenage Nigerian winger Bukayo Saka was Arsenal’s most dangerous player against Qarabag FK, a game in which he made his home debut for the Gunners.
The Hale End Academy product was the stats leader for four performance indicators : shots, shots on target, dribbles, most fouled player.

5. Crystal Palace Boss Reacts To Reports Of Move For Old Boy Victor Moses

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson has played down speculation linking the club with a move for Jermain Defoe, Victor Moses and Yaya Toure in the January transfer window.
The former Nigeria international is reportedly a transfer target for The Eagles with Chelsea demanding a transfer fee of 12 million pounds but Hodgson has suggested that they are not interested in signing the winger.