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Dortmund's English midfielder Jadon Sancho celebrates scoring during the Bundesliga match BVB Borussia Dortmund vs Eintracht Frankfurt

Thomas Delaney: Jadon Sancho ‘feeling pressure’ of expectation

Sancho has enjoyed another superb season with BVB in 2019-20, continuing his meteoric rise to prominence in Germany's top-flight. The 19-year-old has contributed an impressive 17 goals and 20 assists to Dortmund's cause across all competitions, attracting a number of high profile potential suitors in the process.
Odion Ighalo has been nominated for Manchester United's Player of the Month award for March.

Moses Simon: Odion Ighalo deserves permanent Manchester United deal

Veteran striker Ighalo joined the Red Devils on loan from Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua in January 2020 and made a strong impact, with four goals in eight appearances before the season was halted due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Liberia's President George Weah speaks during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

George Weah: African sports future looks bleak

Liberian President and football legend George Weah says he fears for the future of sport on the African continent in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
During a session with the club's media, Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo was surprised to receive a call from legend Andy Cole.

Shanghai Shenhua ready to allow Odion Ighalo remain with Manchester United until January

Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua are willing to allow Odion Ighalo remain at Manchester United beyond the end of his six-month loan deal.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on March 05, 2020 LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers stands on the court injured during a time out in their game against the Golden State Warriors at Chase Center in San Francisco, California. – NBA superstar LeBron James was among the US athletes taking to social media in outrage over the death of a black man in Minnesota after a white policeman kneeled on his neck for several minutes. Four Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday as a video showing one of them kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who later died, sparked protests. (Photo by EZRA SHAW / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP)

LeBron James among US athletes outraged at black man’s death

NBA superstar LeBron James was among the US athletes taking to social media in outrage over the death of a black man in Minnesota after a white policeman kneeled on his neck for several minutes.
ESPN reports that clubs in the EFL are working towards June 6th, although matches would be behind closed doors.

EFL announces three positive coronavirus tests, two confirmed in Fulham squad

English football could have taken another step towards resuming the league season after the English Football League (EFL) published its second set of coronavirus test results.
Frank Lampard will not judge his Chelsea players on one game as they prepare to face Manchester City, and admitted the Blues would need to defend well at the Etihad Stadium.

Chelsea learns price to sign Ajax left-back

Chelsea would be able to sign Ajax left-back Nicolas Tagliafico in the next transfer window for a fee just north of £20million, it has been revealed.
Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, has revealed that he sets his sights on scoring more goals this season and surpassing the achievements of his hero, Didier Drogba.

Napoli contact Lille about Victor Osimhen – reports

Napoli have reportedly contacted Lille about the availability of striker Victor Osimhen.
French international Loic Remy has hail Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen for his superlative performances for their modest French Club Lille Metropole.

Lille president prepared to reduce the asking price of Victor Osimhen

Lille president Gerard Lopez is prepared to reduce the asking price of Nigerian attacker Victor Oshimhen as he aims to listen to offer for the striker.
The Captain of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan, Omololu Waheed, has described as second to none the commitment of the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, to the welfare of the team.

3SC skipper hails Oyo governor, club management

The Captain of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan, Omololu Waheed, has described as second to none the commitment of the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, to the welfare of the team.
Paul Pogba faces a race against time to prove his fitness for Manchester United's clash with Arsenal after suffering a recurrence of an ankle injury.

Real Madrid set to offer four players to Manchester United for Paul Pogba

Real Madrid is set to offer four players to convince Manchester United to the sale of Paul Pogba, according to report.
Minister of Sports, Mr Sunday Dare said plans are ongoing to reward the mother of later Super Eagles stars Rashidi Yekini and Sam Okwaraji, although the details will remain confidential.

Minister inaugurates 12-man committee on Edo 2020

The virtual inauguration by Dare in Abuja is a follow-up to the extraordinary National Council on Sports meeting on May 18, which called for the hosting of the postponed festival later in the year.
Moses Simon is among the nominees for Nantes' Player of the Month award for February.

Moses Simon wins FC Nantes player of the season award

The striker scooped 40 percent of the total vote cast by the fans vote to named the canaridelasaison for the year 2020, the club revealed on their social media page on Wednesday.
UFC Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman insists he’s ready to give Conor McGregor a chance to challenge for the title if he’s interested.

Kamaru Usman offers Conor McGregor another title shot

UFC Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman insists he’s ready to give Conor McGregor a chance to challenge for the title if he’s interested.
Youths and Sports Development Minister Mr Sunday Dare has urged Nigerian athletes to keep hope alive on the occasion of the International Day of Sports for Development and Peace despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Minister wants equal pay for Nigerian male and female athletes

Minister of youth and sports development in Nigeria, Mr. Sunday Dare, has stated his intention to ensure equal pay for Nigerian male and female athletes.

Victor Agali backs Super Eagles coach to improve on past achievements

Former Nigeria international Victor Agali has backed coach Gernot Rohr to improve on his previous achievements with the national team of Nigeria.
Sochaux have officially completed the signing of Florentin Pogba in a deal that runs until 2023.

Florentin Pogba officially signs for Sochaux

Sochaux have officially completed the signing of Florentin Pogba in a deal that runs until 2023.
Respite has come the way of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as they are in the coming days to receive $500,000 (about 200 million Naira) from FIFA as a palliative for the Coronavirus Pandemic.

FIFA, WHO, EU launch campaign to help domestic violence victims amid coronavirus lockdown

FIFA, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Commission have announced the #SafeHome campaign designed to support women and children at risk of domestic violence during the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 (PTF) has decried the continued refusal by medical institutions including federal tertiary institutions to receive and treat patients for fear COVID-19.

PTF decries continued refusal by hospitals to treat patients for fear of coronavirus

The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 (PTF) has decried the continued refusal by medical institutions including federal tertiary institutions to receive and treat patients for fear COVID-19.
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

NDDC HQ shut over ‘coronavirus outbreak’

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has ordered the immediate shutdown of the headquarters of the Niger Delta Development Commission in Port Harcourt following the sudden death of the Commission’s Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Chief Ibanga Etang.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Loans request: Nigeria now on the auction market – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alarms that with the volume of foreign loans being accumulated by President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress (APC), our nation and her people have been placed on the international auction market.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Nigeria releases new guidelines for international flights operations

Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority , NCAA, Thursday, released new guidelines for international flights operations during the current Covid-19 pandemic for Nigerian based crew.

Official: ICPC investigating cases of coronavirus fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it is investigating alleged cases of corruption in the management of COVID-19 funds and palliatives.