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The Referee Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed 47 referees and assistant referees – including Video Assistant Referees – from 31 countries in the continent for the 6th edition of the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) holding in Cameroon from 16 January to 7 February 2021.
Nicolas Pepe appeared to headbutt Leeds defender Ezgjan Alioski in an off-the-ball challenge and Arsenal’s club record signing was given a red card in the 51st minute after Anthony Taylor consulted with the video assistant referee.
Most neutral observers felt that Kilman was hard done by, though there was also general acceptance that referee Anthony Taylor was bound by the most recent interpretation of the law to point to the spot.
Jeremy Lin revealed Tuesday he is leaving the Beijing Ducks after one season in China and wants to return to the NBA, where he sparked the “Linsanity” craze of 2012.
Liverpool will begin defending their Premier League title on Sept. 12 at Anfield, according to a fixture list for the new season, when they play newly promoted Leeds United, who return to England’s top-flight for the first time in 16 years.
UEFA have announced match officials for the Champions League semi-final between Lyon and Bayern Munich with Spaniard Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz to be the man in the middle.
Liverpool have now won 18 of their first 19 league games of the season and lost just once in the calendar year in the league, on top of winning the Champions League, Club World Cup and UEFA Super Cup.
Tottenham has asked the Premier League to clarify the procedures it follows in the wake of the fallout from Chelsea defender Antonio Rüdiger reporting being subjected to monkey noises from the home fans in Sunday’s London derby.
Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger was a subject to racist abuse in the Blues victory against London side Tottenham Hotspur.
Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino believes the decision to award Liverpool a late penalty in 2-1 defeat at Anfield was ‘soft’.
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has rued his team’s heavy 3-0 defeat to PSG in Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League Group A match at the Parc des Princes, saying his midfield collapse cost them the match.
Manchester City’s quest for a quadruple of trophies remains intact after Gabriel Jesus’s solitary early goal was enough to see off Brighton 1-0 and reach the FA Cup final on Saturday.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has been asked by the Football Association to explain comments he made about the referee before Sunday's derby with Manchester United.
Manchester City have been fined £50,000 for failing to ensure that their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion in last month's FA Cup tie at Wigan, the Football Association has announced.
The Football Association are likely to launch an investigation into Wigan and Manchester City after Sergio Aguero was forced to defend himself at the end of a turbulent fifth round FA Cup tie at the DW Stadium.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he serves football with "honesty and integrity" as the Football Association look into his comments about referees.
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The federal government generated N454.69 billion revenue from value-added tax (VAT) in the fourth quarter of 2020, a report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has shown.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is pleased for Thomas Tuchel, describing the Chelsea squad as a “present” for his fellow German, but acknowledged that he feels the sacking of Frank Lampard was “really harsh”.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, said the ongoing reforms to increase diaspora remittances into the country will support the economy and help reduce the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has told his new squad that everyone now has a clean slate.
Mr Samuel Manshop, the registrar, Kaduna State University (KASU) has said academic activities will resume on Jan. 29, 2021.
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has directed the state police command to immediately arrest masterminds of the call for the eviction of Fulani herders from the state as police yesterday took position in the troubled Igangan community, in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State.
The Benue State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed optimism that the security situation in the country will improve following the decision of Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) to ban open grazing.
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has projected a return to positive growth path for the Nigerian economy in the second quarter of 2021.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has denied media report credited to him that the dislodged Boko Haram insurgents are regrouping in his state, particularly on the Benue/Nasarawa border.
Troops of Operation Tura Takaibango have eliminated five Boko Haram/Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in their attempt to overrun Abbagajiri and Dusula towns in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno.