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Italy 1, Bulgaria 0: Italy go top in Euro group

Two wins on the trot and a Croatia slump mean that Italy are on top of their European Championship qualifying group.

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Gonzalo Higuain arrives at Napoli training

That's a touching moment of greeting between Aurelio De Laurentiis and Gonzalo Higuain. The striker was originally expected back at the end of the week, but with contract negotiations underway, he decided first to return Monday, then moved it up further to Sunday night. That must mean negotiations are going well, right?

Mertens lucky to be unscathed after horror tackle

There's bad tackles, then there's this. How did the French defender stay on?

Italy 1, England 1: Three Lions snatch late draw

Italy had the lead for most of the match, but couldn't hold it as England surged late to share the spoils.

Bulgaria 2, Italy 2: The oriundi saves the day

Much-maligned foreign-born callup Eder scored the vital late equalizer as Italy had to salvage a 2-2 draw against Bulgaria in European Championship qualifying.

Ghoulam and Algeria knocked out of AFCON

Algeria's efforts to advance to the semi-final of the African Cup of Nations fell flat, and Faouzi Ghoulam will soon be headed back to Naples.

Algeria, Ghoulam beat Senegal to advance in AFCON

Algeria entered the day in a must-win scenario in order to assure their advancement to the African Cup of Nations knockout rounds.

Faouzi Ghoulam and Algeria felled by Ghana

Algeria were beaten by Ghana almost literally at the last second, throwing their AFCON advancement in to doubt.

Ghoulam scores winner for Algeria

Faouzi Ghoulam is doing Napoli proud at the African Cup of Nations, scoring a fantastic goal for Algeria to lift them over South Africa in their first match.

Around The Globe: Hamsik stars, Inler stutters

Three of Napoli's key players were in action for their international sides yesterday, and their days could not have gone much differently.

Italy seniors and youths stroll to qualifying wins

Both the Italy senior side and the U21 side won important European Championship qualifiers yesterday.

Italy win Conte's debut, Mertens beats Australia

Napoli had a few players active yesterday in international friendlies. Let's see how they fared.

Insigne Bags Brace Against Fluminese For Italy

The star of the show was Ciro Immobile and his hat trick, but Lorenzo Insigne bagged a crucial brace to help Italy win their last tune-up match before the World Cup.