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Manchester city manager loses mother to coronavirus

April 6, 2020

43 ViewsManchester  City manager Pep  Guardiola has lost his mother Dolors Sala Carrio to Covid19, she was aged 82. She died in Barcelona after she contracted the virus. Just last month, her son Guardiola donated the sum of  1m euros (£920,000) to help fight the pandemic. A statement by Manchester City said: “The Manchester City […]

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Ighalo wants to remain in Man United

April 5, 2020

56 ViewsManchester United striker Odion Ighalo has made clear he wants to stay with Manchester United after the completion of his loan in the summer. The Nation reports Ighalo’s future has been the subject of much speculation since the Nigerian’s impressive performances after signing from Shanghai Shenhua on deadline day in the January transfer window. […]

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“They have treated players like slaves for years…….Maradona tells clubs

April 5, 2020

60 Views Former Argentine legendary footballer Diego Maradona has added his voice to the on going debate over players wages, according to him, clubs are using the current coronavirus pandemic to deny players of their wages. He said this  after former Premier League favourite Carlos Tevez claimed players could afford to go a year without wages. […]

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Kobe Bryant to be inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame (Video)

April 4, 2020

86 ViewsLate Lakers star Kobe Bryant will be posthumously inducted  into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and his widow Venessa is elated and proud of her late husband posthumous achievements. Shortly after the announcement was made on Saturday, Vanessa and her daughter Natalia, 17, appeared on ESPN and Vanessa reflected on the bittersweet […]

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Paralympic Gold Medalist Ndidi Nwosu Dies

April 1, 2020

84 ViewsNigeria’s Rio 2016 Paralympic gold medalist, Ndidi Nwosu, has died after battle with illness. Ndidi’s death was confirmed by a former President of the Nigeria Powerlifting Federation (NPPF), Queen Uboh-Idris. According to Uboh-Idris, she was called and informed of the development which took place on March 1st in Owerri by the husband of the […]

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Covid19: Dangote test negative

March 30, 2020

74 ViewsAfrica’s richest man and philantropist Aliko Dangote has tested negative to the novel coronavirus. The Billionaire said that he took the decision to test for the virus because he is a global citizen. He also said that the outbreak has greatly affected the modern world and disrupted everyone’s health and well-being. In a subsequent […]

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Didier Drogba ranked 7th in EPL all-time goal scorers

March 30, 2020

72 ViewsTwo-time African footballer of the Year Ivorian Didier Drogba has been voted as the 7th best goal scorer in the history of the English Premier League in a poll conducted by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The best 10 players were shortlisted from a reported poll of almost 90,000 participants before the trio of […]

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Spanish coach Francisco Garcia dies days after contracting Convid-19

March 17, 2020

112 ViewsA youth football coach in Malaga Spain, Francisco Garcia has died after he contracted Convid-19, he also had a previously unknown diagnosis of leukemia. “Mr Garcia had no idea he had an aggressive form of cancer, which made him extremely vulnerable to coronavirus, when he went to a hospital with breathing problems last Friday”, […]

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Siasia’s hearing at CAS postponed indefinitely following Convid-19

March 13, 2020

75 ViewsFormer Super Eagles coach Samsom Siasia’s appeal at Court of Arbitration for Sports, CAS has been postponed indefinitely following Convid-19 outbreak. The hearing was earlier scheduled to hold on March 19 but has been put off till further notice. CAS had mandated  Siasia to pay a whopping sum before his case can be entertained. […]

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Convid-19: Champions league and Europa league postponed indefinitely

March 13, 2020

113 ViewsThe UEFA Champions League and Europa League has been postponed till further notice, due to the Convid-19 outbreak, which has infected millions around the world. The football governing body made the statement recently. According to the statement, the decision to postpone the competitions was reached during a video conference meeting yesterday. Full statement below: […]

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Nassaraw defender Chineme Martins dies

March 9, 2020

88 ViewsNasarawa United defender Chineme Martins slumped on the pitch during yesterday’s Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clash against Katsina United at the Lafia City Stadium, Nasarawa State. The player was attended to by medics of the two clubs and was later rushed to Dalhatu- Araf specialist hospital where he was pronounced dead. Meanwhile, the […]

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Chelsea thrashed Everton 4-0 at stamford bridge

March 8, 2020

74 ViewsA smart finish from Mount gives Chelsea a deserved early lead. Pedro cuts inside from the left and feeds the ball into the feet of Mount, who swivels just inside the box and picks out the one bit of the net Pickford is unable to reach. There were 20 passes in the build-up to […]

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Christiano Ronaldo thanks fans as his mother recovers from stroke

March 4, 2020

128 Views Christiano  Ronaldo whose mother was rushed to hospital after suffering a stroke, says his mum Dolores is “stable and recovering in hospital” The Juventus star who rushed to Portugal to be by her side thanked fans for their king words and support. His mother was taken to Dr Nelio Mendonca Hospital in her native […]

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Kaduna sports festival begins today, after much postponements

March 2, 2020

73 ViewsThe 6th edition of Kaduna State Sports Festival kicks off today 2nd of March, the festival was  earlier scheduled for February 24th but postponed till today. Kaduna State Commissioner of Sports  Development, Kabir Mato said   the festival which is the first in 10 years was postponed  due to technical issues but assured that all […]

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Siasia speaks on the ban slammed him by FIFA and the funds needed for the appeal

March 1, 2020

91 Views Nigerian coach, Samson Siasia, has revealed that he is optimistic that he will be able to raise the whooping sum of N36.4m (100,000 Swiss Francs) appeal fee demanded by the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) before the March 19 deadline given to him by the court to hear his case. In 2019 coach […]

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