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Africa Cup of Nations postponed until 2022

The next edition of the Africa Cup of Nations has been postponed by 12 months, the Confederation of African Football confirmed in their Executive Committee meeting on Tuesday.
Gerardo Martino, the current coach of the Mexico national side, considers his forgettable stint at Barcelona in 2013-14 to have been the “worst year” of his career.

Tata Martino admits Barcelona spell was the ‘worst year’ of his career

Gerardo Martino, the current coach of the Mexico national side, considers his forgettable stint at Barcelona in 2013-14 to have been the “worst year” of his career.
Barcelona's Arturo Vidal

Giorgio Chiellini: Alcohol was Arturo Vidal’s weak point

Giorgio Chiellini has claimed that only a taste for alcohol prevented former Juventus team-mate Arturo Vidal from reaching the very top of the game.
former Italian striker Christian Vieri picked Brazilian legend Ronaldo de Lima over Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo.

Christian Vieri picks Ronaldo de Lima over Cristiano Ronaldo

former Italian striker Christian Vieri picked Brazilian legend Ronaldo de Lima over Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino during the UEFA Congress REUTERS-Yves Herman-File Photo

FIFA chief warns against re-starting football too early

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has warned against re-starting football too early amid the coronavirus pandemic, telling FIFA’s 211 member associations on Friday that such behaviour would be irresponsible.
Neymar has decided he still wants to leave for Barcelona and a permanent reunion with Lionel Messi, according to reports.

Cafu: Neymar technically superior to Lionel Messi

Legendary Brazil right-back Cafu has rated compatriot Neymar a more technically gifted player compared to former Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi.
Oscar Tabarez

Uruguayan football federation lays off 400, including head coach

The Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) announced that almost all of its staff, including coach Oscar Tabarez, have been laid off due to the coronavirus pandemic that has frozen sport worldwide.
Super Eagles star Oluwasemilogo Ajayi was in action for his English championship side, West Bromich Albion, against Preston North End on Wednesday.

Super Eagles star names Ronaldinho as his football idol

The 40-year-old who two FIFA World Player of the Year award and Ballon d’Or during his playing days where he was regarded as one of the greatest players of his generation and famous for his dazzling skills and ability score and create goals.
FIFA

Coronavirus: FIFA to donate $10 million to WHO

Fifa will make a $10million donation to the World Health Organisation to support efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel is the best passer in the Turkish Super Lig at the moment, according to information from football statistics experts Whoscored.

Mikel Obi: There’s more to life than football

Nigeria’s John Obi Mikel has sensationally revealed why he parted ways with the Turkish side, Trabzonspor, saying he cannot continue to risk his life for the sake of football.
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.
The Copa América has been suspended, Conmebol have confirmed on Tuesday.

Copa América moved to 2021

The Copa América has been suspended, Conmebol have confirmed on Tuesday.

PSG ace Angel Di Maria picks the best player he plays with

Di Maria has snubbed Cristiano Ronaldo as the best player he played with, he also overlooked the likes of Wayne Rooney and Zlatan Ibrahimovic in choosing his best teammate.
Everton are interested in signing the Brazilian attacker Everton Soares this month.

Everton close in on double deals for Everton Soares and Matias Vecino

According to journalist and transfer expert, Nicolo Schira, Everton are closing in on double deals for Everton Soares and Matias Vecino in the January transfer window.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is “100 per cent” certain that Ederson will line up for Manchester City in a crunch Premier League clash despite picking up a knock on Champions League duty.

Jurgen Klopp suggests FA Cup overhaul and ‘less money for less games’ amid ever-increasing...

Jurgen Klopp has suggested overhauling the format of the FA Cup amid concerns by leading managers over the congested nature of the English football calendar.
Luis Suarez scored two classy goals to inspire Barcelona to a 2-1 comeback win over Inter Milan in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Barcelona’s Luis Suarez to undergo another knee surgery

Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez will undergo another knee operation on Sunday, Barcelona have announced.
Former Manchester United and Atletico Madrid striker Diego Forlan was named coach of Uruguayan giants Penarol on Friday.

Former Manchester United forward Diego Forlan named new coach of Uruguayan giants Penarol

Former Manchester United and Atletico Madrid striker Diego Forlan was named coach of Uruguayan giants Penarol on Friday.
Filipe Luís

Filipe Luís at risk to miss Club World Cup due to knee injury

One of the key players of the 2019 Brasileirão and Copa Libertadores champions may not be able to participate in the Club World Cup.

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Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

NCDC rules out elderly, symptomatic coronavirus patients from home care

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has ruled out elderly patients and those with severe symptoms from home care treatment for COVID-19.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police order arrest of fake coronavirus taskforce in Anambra

Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr John Abang, has ordered the arrest of illegal task force teams claiming to be enforcing COVID-19 measures including wearing of face masks in the state.
Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Governor Badaru: Jigawa power transmission substation set for inauguration

Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa says the 96 megawatts capacity Gagarawa power transmission substation is set for inauguration in three weeks time.
Ibrahim Magu

Presidency: Ibrahim Magu’s probe shows anti-corruption fight is real

The Presidency on Saturday said those who hold the belief that the ongoing investigation of the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, is an indication of the administration’s failing anti-corruption fight have missed the point.

NGO distributes palliatives to physically changed

Lola Cater for the Needy Foundation, an Abuja-based non-governmental organisation, has distributed some palliative materials to the People Living With Disabiluties (PLWDs) in Karamajiji, Abuja.