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(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 09, 2019 Brazilian football great Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pele, arrives at Guarulhos International Airport, in Guarulhos some 25km from Sao Paulo, Brazil. – Brazilian football legend Pele “lives reclusive” and “suffers from a form of depression” because he cannot walk normally, his son revealed on Monday at Globoesporte.com. (Photo by NELSON ALMEIDA / AFP)

Pele: Cristiano Ronaldo better than Lionel Messi but i’m greatest player ever

Brazilian legend Pele has claimed that Cristiano Ronaldo is better than Lionel Messi but insisted that he is still the greatest footballer of all time.
Abdu Maikaba

Plateau United coach seeks financial support to achieve Champions League Semi final target

Plateau United coach Abdu Maikaba has stated that they need the required support to meet the target of semi-finals of the 2020/2021 CAF Champions League.
Zamalek's Mahmoud Alaa celebrates scoring their third goal REUTERS-Amr Abdallah Dalsh

African Champions League final to be played October 16-17

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has abandoned plans to play the semi-final and final of the 2019-20 African Champions League in a single venue and have set a date of Oct. 16-17 for the continental decider.

CAF approves revised calendar for Interclubs competitions

Confederation of Africa Football Emergency Committee has approved the revised calendar for the Interclubs competitions which was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Egypt’s legendary goalkeeper, Essam El Hadary, also nicknamed “High Dam” has retired from football at the age of 47.

Egypt’s legendary goalkeeper retires at 47

“Football is my second wife and I have divorced it. I am not returning to play football again, the entire system has errors and club heads attacking each other, and may God be in the help of the players,” El Hadary said.
The CAF Confederation cup on display before the draw. REUTERS-Amr Abdallah Dalsh

African Champions League final stages in doubt

The final stages of this year’s African Champions League remain in doubt after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said it was still waiting to hear from Cameroon about hosting the matches.
Nigerian striker, Junior Ajayi scored his sixth goal of the season for Egyptian giants Al Ahly in Friday Egyptian league game against Al Nasty.

Junior Ajayi named fourth among the highest earning African based players

Nigeria forward Junior Ajayi is reportedly the fourth best-paid player on the continent of Africa.
The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has extended the suspension of the continent’s inter-club finals until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: Caf inter-club competitions postponed indefinitely

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has extended the suspension of the continent’s inter-club finals until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Quique Setién does not believe victory in Sunday's Clásico would be enough to clinch the LaLiga title for Barcelona and suggests Real Madrid's difficult run will have no impact on the match.

Quique Setien was about to coach in Egypt when Barcelona approached him

Barcelona coach Quique Setien has revealed that he was preparing to go and coach in Egypt when the Catalan giants approached him with a job offer.

African Champions League semi-finals postponed

Next month’s two-legged semi-finals of the African Champions League have been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced on Sunday.
Egyptian superstar Mohamed Salah felt an efficient all-round performance saw Liverpool FC deservedly secure a spot in the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup final.

Former Egypt boss Bob Bradley names Mo Salah among best players he’s coached

The 62-year-old American, presently in charge of Major League Soccer side Los Angeles FC, managed Egypt between 2011 and 2013.

CAF postpones Champions League, Confederation Cup semis indefinitely

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has announced the indefinite postponement of the Champions League and Confederation Cup semi-final matches.
Cameroon’s Japoma Stadium, Douala will host the first ever single final-match format of the Champions League the Confederation of African Football has announced.

Douala to host CAF Champions League final

The newly-built Japoma Stadium in the Cameroon city of Douala will stage the final of this season’s African Champions League on May 29, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) confirmed on Monday.
Junior Ajayi returned to action for Al Ahly despite fears a knee injury in December could keep him out for the long haul.

CafCL: Junior Ajayi shines as Al Ahly ousts Sundowns

Al Ahly forward Junior Ajayi was impressive for the Egyptian side as they zoomed into the semifinals of the CAF Champions league on Saturday edging out Mamelodi Sundowns on 3-1 aggregate.
Emmanuel Amuneke

Emmanuel Amuneke: El Makkasa won’t be relegated under my guide

Nigerian coach Emmanuel Amuneke has told newsmen that his immediate priority is to save Egyptian club, Misr El Makkasa, from relegation in the ongoing 2019/2020 Egyptian Premier League.
Nigerian striker, Junior Ajayi scored his sixth goal of the season for Egyptian giants Al Ahly in Friday Egyptian league game against Al Nasty.

Junior Ajayi on target as Al Ahly extend unbeaten run to 15 matches

Nigerian striker, Junior Ajayi scored his sixth goal of the season for Egyptian giants Al Ahly in Friday Egyptian league game against Al Nasty.
Tunisian giants Esperance de Tunis still reign supreme ahead of continental rivals Al Ahly and TP Mazembe.

Esperance lead in latest CAF club top 10 rankings

The most recent update of Africa’s top 10 greatest clubs has been revealed – and North African heavyweights keep a steady grip at the summit.
Junior Ajayi returned to action for Al Ahly despite fears a knee injury in December could keep him out for the long haul.

Junior Ajayi ends two-month goal drought on return from injury

Junior Ajayi returned to action for Al Ahly despite fears a knee injury in December could keep him out for the long haul.

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has arrested and paraded 201 suspected looters and made recoveries of some looted items.

Police arrest, arraign 201 suspected looters in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has arrested and paraded 201 suspected looters and made recoveries of some looted items.
Confederation of African Football (CAF) president, Ahmad Ahmad, has been found to have breached various codes of ethics, BBC Sport Africa understands.

CAF president facing FIFA ban after ‘breaching code of ethics’

Confederation of African Football (CAF) president, Ahmad Ahmad, has been found to have breached various codes of ethics, BBC Sport Africa understands.
Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General (DG) of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says the monthly allowance of corps members is tied to the national minimum wage and any hike will depend on the new wage.

NYSC boss says three-year jail term awaits anyone unlawfully in possession of uniforms

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, says anyone caught unlawfully with NYSC uniforms will face a three-year jail term.

NAF reaffirms commitment to improve welfare of personnel

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reaffirmed its commitment to improve the welfare of its personnel.
The Management of Kaduna Electric has said it supported the suggestion of the leadership of the National Assembly on giving two months free electricity to customers as a palliative to cushion the effect of COVID-19 pandemic.

Kaduna Disco to distribute one million prepaid metres

The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (Kaduna Electric) will on Friday, commence the distribution of one million prepaid metres to electricity consumers in its franchise States of Kaduna, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara.