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Middlesbrough manager Neil Warnock has showered encomium on Chuba Akpom after making a scoring debut for his side in their 1-1 draw against QPR, stating the goal will relieve him of pressure.

Middlesbrough boss hails Chuba Akpom after making scoring debut

Middlesbrough manager Neil Warnock has showered encomium on Chuba Akpom after making a scoring debut for his side in their 1-1 draw against QPR, stating the goal will relieve him of pressure.
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Dollar slips after political wrangling slows rally

A dollar rebound faltered on Tuesday as political wrangling over a United States relief plan and the gloomy outlook weighed on the currency.
Barcelona sports director Eric Abidal has upset Xavi Hernandez over claims regarding the Al Sadd coach.

Xavi: Coaching Barca remains my primary goal

Xavi Hernandez, who is coaching Al-Sadd in Qatar, says his “primary goal” is to coach Barcelona where he won a host of trophies, but he is focused on his current job.
Speaking in-light of United’s recent penalty decisions Lampard drew attention to star man Bruno Fernandes’ intelligence and issued a statement to his own players warning them to not to dive in.

Frank Lampard highlights ‘very clever’ Bruno Fernandes in interview ahead of FA Cup semi-final

Manchester United and Chelsea are set to play in the second of two FA Cup semi-finals tomorrow evening. The clash will see two of English football’s powerhouses collide at the world famous Wembley Stadium in a game which will confirm who will be contesting for the 2020 trophy.
Benin Republic head coach Michel Dussuyer has backed Nigeria to qualify for the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar.

Benin Republic coach backs Nigeria to qualify for 2022 World Cup

Benin Republic head coach Michel Dussuyer has backed Nigeria to qualify for the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar.
Next month’s German Cup final will be played behind closed doors after the country’s football association’s application for fans to be present was turned down by the local Berlin government on Wednesday.

Berlin rejects German Cup final fans request

Next month’s German Cup final will be played behind closed doors after the country’s football association’s application for fans to be present was turned down by the local Berlin government on Wednesday.
The FA Cup could be sacrificed for other competitions because of the coronavirus outbreak.

FA Cup set for June 27 return, final on August 1

The FA Cup has been provisionally scheduled to return with the quarter-finals on June 27-28 and final set to be held on August 1.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Gernot Rohr urged to win next AFCON, reach World Cup semi-finals

Former Nigeria international Benedict Akwuegbu has welcomed the decision of Nigeria Football Federation to tie Super Eagles Gernot Rohr to the new contract.

Ahmed Musa: I started my football career as a goalkeeper

Former Leicester City forward and Nigeria captain, Ahmed Musa has opened up on his journey to stardom and the difficulties he faced.
Kenneth Omeruo scored his first goal for Leganes in their 2-1 victory against Real Sociedad in Sunday’s La Liga game at Estadio Municipal de Butarque.

Kenneth Omeruo: Pellegrino is the best coach I’ve worked with

Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has named his former coach Mauricio Pellegrino as the best manager he has worked with since moving to Europe.
Kelechi Iheanacho has refused to fault the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) for disallowing his goal against Norwich in last night’s premier league encounter.

Super Eagles forward excited to make VAR history in English football

Super Eagles and Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho is excited to have made history as the first player in English football to be awarded a goal through a Video Assistant Referee decision.
Gernot Rohr

Victor Agali: Super Eagles coach’s contract saga is a distraction

Former Super Eagles Forward Victor Agali has reacted to the contract situation of Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr with the NFF and labeled it as a distraction.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has stated Nigeria midfielder John Ogu reminds him of his former teammate Yaya Toure.

John Ogu: I can give up my salary to play with Wilfred Ndidi

Super Eagles midfielder John Ogu says his ideal midfielder partner is Wilfred Ndidi and can give up his salary to continue playing with the midfielder.
Former Liverpool midfielder Didi Hamann has given his verdict on the strongest Reds team he played in - and it was not the side who won the Champions League in Istanbul in 2005.

Didi Hamann: Liverpool’s 2001 team was better than the miracle of Istanbul squad

Former Liverpool midfielder Didi Hamann has given his verdict on the strongest Reds team he played in - and it was not the side who won the Champions League in Istanbul in 2005.
John Obi Mikel helped Trabzonspor edge their fierce rivals Fenerbahce with a 2-1 win in a Turkish Super Lig match on Saturday.

Coronavirus: Radamel Falcao, Didier Drogba support Mikel Obi’s call for Turkish Super Lig suspension

Mikel took to social media over the weekend to express his displeasure with the continuation of the football leagues in Turkey despite the spread of Covid-19 across Europe, and the world at large.
Nigerian table tennis star Aruna Quadri has described his defeat to Ahmed Saleh of Egypt in the final of 2020 ITTF Africa Cup as a painful one.

Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri ruled out for three months with hamstring injury

The African one table tennis player injured his hamstring last week during the Olympics qualifiers in Tunisia and hes expected to return towards the end of March or early April.
Nigerian women’s table tennis star Edem Offiong lost to African number one Dina Meshref in the final of the 2020 ITTF Africa Cup on Wednesday.

Dina Meshref defeats Offiong Edem to clinch 2020 ITTF Africa Cup

Nigerian women’s table tennis star Edem Offiong lost to African number one Dina Meshref in the final of the 2020 ITTF Africa Cup on Wednesday.

Tax tribunal orders firm to pay N1.7 billion to FIRS

The Tax Appeal Tribunal, Lagos Zone, has ruled as lawful an assessment in additional tax liability of N1.738,481,875.33 issued to Prime Plastichem Nigeria Limited (PPNL) by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) as the correct income tax which the PPNL should pay on its profit for doing business in Nigeria under the provisions of Transfer Pricing Regulation No1 2012.

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Six persons were killed and 35 were missing Friday after heavy rain in El Salvador triggered a mudslide near the capital San Salvador, police said.

Six dead, 35 missing in El Salvador mudslide

Six persons were killed and 35 were missing Friday after heavy rain in El Salvador triggered a mudslide near the capital San Salvador, police said.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has blasted Leicester City tactics following his team 5-2 defeat against the Foxes.

Pep Guardiola eager to extend Manchester City stay

Guardiola is in the final year of his contract with City, a situation that had already led to plenty of debate about his future, before Barcelona presidential candidate Victor Font suggested he could return to the Catalan club, where his trophy haul included a pair of Champions League titles.
European Union (EU) leaders will hold a video summit on Thursday in a bid to agree on a shared fiscal response to a recession looming as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, though there is little hope of a breakthrough.

EU executive takes legal action against Hungary for new asylum laws

The European Commission on Friday took legal action against Hungary for new asylum rules the country implemented following the outbreak of the coronavirus.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police inaugurate committee to assess losses during #EndSARS protest

The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has inaugurated a nine-man committee to assess losses suffered by the Nigeria Police during the EndSARS protest across the country.
The Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, said in a statement on Saturday, that the programmes would ensure that students were engaged during the period of school closure.

Lagos to hold virtual debate competition on November 3

As part of continuous efforts toward creating opportunities for students to compete in several competitions amid COVID-19 pandemic, the Lagos State Government says it plans to hold a debate competition.