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One of the victims of the fast-spreading coronavirus has reportedly died in Ghana, authorities have confirmed.

Vatican worker tests positive for coronavirus

A Vatican worker who lives in the same residence as Pope Francis has been hospitalised after reportedly testing positive for coronavirus.
Cristiano Ronaldo has clarified that a hand gesture he aimed at Atletico Madrid supporters during Juventus's 2-2 draw with the Liga side was not intended to offend them.

Pele: Cristiano Ronaldo the best player in the world ahead of Lionel Messi

Cristiano Ronaldo's consistency puts him ahead of Lionel Messi as the world's best player, according to Pele, but he doesn't believe that either man is as good as he was in his prime.
FC Barcelona’s players pose before their La Liga-Serie A Cup match against SSC Napoli on August 10, 2019 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY - AFP)

Barcelona to reassess transfer strategy amid coronavirus pandemic

Barcelona have been targeting Neymar since last summer and they’re seriously interested in bringing him back to Camp Nou this summer, according to multiple reports in Catalonia. Another player on their wishlist is Inter Argentine striker Lautaro Martínez, who is tipped to become Luis Suárez’s successor at the club.
Former Brazil international Hulk, real name Givanildo Vieira de Sousa, says there is nothing hidden about his dating the niece of his ex-wife Iran Angelo de Souza, according to UOL.

Brazilian footballer dumps wife of 12-year relationship to marry wife’s niece

Brazilian footballer Hulk dumped his wife Iran Angelo in December and marries his wife’s niece in a sudden marriage after their relationship started in December.

Juventus striker tests positive for coronavirus

Juventus striker Paulo Dybala has confirmed he and his girlfriend have tested positive for coronavirus, though he says neither of them are displaying any symptoms.
Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho was behind bars on Saturday after being arrested for entering Paraguay on a fake passport, a judge in Asuncion confirmed Saturday.

Barcelona cut ties with Ronaldinho

Ronaldinho is facing a worst case scenario in his battle to be released from prison after a key witness failed to give evidence and Barcelona cut ties with him.
Jürgen Klopp relished the reaction of his players as Liverpool produced a comeback to beat Bournemouth 2-1 after two successive defeats.

Diego Maradona admits he’s a fan of Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp

Known for his own passionate displays on the touchline as highlighted in the Netflix series ‘Maradona in Mexico’ which documented his turbulent spell reviving the fortunes of second-tier outfit Dorados, he said of the Liverpool manager: “I love what he conveys, the type that gives me confidence.
Legendary Argentina striker Gabriel Batistuta has explained the reason he snubbed Europeans giants like Real Madrid and AC Milan during his playing career in Europe.

Gabriel Batistuta: Why I did not sign for Real Madrid and AC Milan

Legendary Argentina striker Gabriel Batistuta has explained the reason he snubbed Europeans giants like Real Madrid and AC Milan during his playing career in Europe.
Valencia confirmed on Sunday five of the club’s players and staff have tested positive for coronavirus, including Argentinian defender Ezequiel Garay.

Coronavirus: 35% of Valencia squad infected

Valencia, the first Spanish football club to report coronavirus infections, said Monday that 35 percent of players and staff members have tested positive for the disease.
Valencia confirmed on Sunday five of the club’s players and staff have tested positive for coronavirus, including Argentinian defender Ezequiel Garay.

Valencia confirm five positive tests for coronavirus

Valencia confirmed on Sunday five of the club’s players and staff have tested positive for coronavirus, including Argentinian defender Ezequiel Garay.
This photo taken and handout by The Vatican Media on March 12, 2020 shows Pope Francis celebrating all alone a morning mass at the Santa Marta chapel in the Vatican, as part of precautionary measures against the spread of the new coronavirus COVID-19. (Photo by Handout / VATICAN MEDIA / AFP) /

Pope displeased with ‘drastic’ Rome church closures

Pope Francis expressed his displeasure Friday with the move by the Italian authorities to close all Catholic houses of worship across Rome until April 3.
Former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has told Real Madrid he’s willing to wait for Zinedine Zidane to leave the job.

Mauricio Pochettino wants Real Madrid job

Former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has told Real Madrid he’s willing to wait for Zinedine Zidane to leave the job.
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero. (Photo by Catherine Ivill-Getty Images)

Manchester City confident Sergio Aguero will resist summer transfer

Manchester City are confident Sergio Aguero will not depart the club this summer.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes the bond between Manchester United players and fans is returning after completing a first Premier League derby double over Manchester City for 10 years at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer feels fans’ love as Manchester United complete derby double over Manchester...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes the bond between Manchester United players and fans is returning after completing a first Premier League derby double over Manchester City for 10 years at Old Trafford on Sunday.
Pope Francis Sunday railed against atomic weapons, the nuclear deterrent and the growing arms trade, as he paid tribute to the victims of the “unspeakable horror” of the Nagasaki bomb.

Pope develops ‘mild ailment’, skips mass

“Due to a mild ailment, he preferred to stay in the vicinity of Saint Martha’s,” the guest house at the Vatican where the 83-year old pontiff lives, chief press officer Matteo Bruni said in a statement.
The clash between Barcelona and Napoli in the Champions League has seen Lionel Messi equaled Ryan Giggs' record in the European most prestigious club competition.

Lionel Messi equals Ryan Giggs record in Champions League

The clash between Barcelona and Napoli in the Champions League has seen Lionel Messi equaled Ryan Giggs' record in the European most prestigious club competition.
A Stefan de Vrij foul on Ciro Immobile allowed the Serie A top scorer to slot in his 26th goal in 24 games this season, five minutes after the break.

Serie A: Lazio topple Inter to go second behind Juventus

Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi gave warning his side are ready to fight for their first Serie A title since 2000 after moving into second in Serie A on Sunday, just one point off leaders Juventus after a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Inter Milan.
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Javi Martínez: Pep Guardiola always asked about Marcelo Bielsa

Javi Martínez has revealed that while Pep Guardiola was in charge of Bayern Munich, he would constantly ask him about his time under current Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa at Athletic Bilbao.

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Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.

Peace Mass Transit announces shutdown

Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three policewomen detained for allegedly assisting rapist escape

A suspected rapist, simply identified as Kelechi, has escaped from police detention at Ajiwe Police Station, Lagos State.
Prof. Babatunde Salako, the Director-General of the institute, made this known to newsmen on Saturday in a telephone interview in Lagos.

Institute begins free virus screening, gives criteria

As the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research begins a free screening for COVID-19 on March 30 in Lagos, only invited individuals will be tested.
It was sequel to the directive of Gov. Ben Ayade and the resolution of the state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)

Cross River bans religious gatherings

The Cross River State Government on Saturday banned all religious gatherings of more than five persons in the state.

US prepares emergency evacuation of citizens from Nigeria

The United States government is preparing emergency flights to evacuate its citizens in Nigeria over fear of escalation of Coronavirus in the country.