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FIFA says no reason for Swiss authorities to investigate Gianni Infantino

Global soccer body FIFA has said there is no reason for Swiss authorities to launch criminal proceedings against its president Gianni Infantino who will continue in his role as normal.
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has advised the club’s board to sign an experienced manager after inter manager Freddie Ljungberg fails to get a win in two games.

Arsene Wenger dreams of returning to coaching

Former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, is dreaming of returning to coaching one day but only under conditions, he deems as “optimal”.
Criminal proceedings against FIFA president Gianni Infantino have been launched in Switzerland.

FIFA condemns Swiss probe, says Gianni Infantino remains president

FIFA president Gianni Infantino will continue in his post, world football’s governing body insisted Sunday, as they blasted the launch of Swiss criminal proceedings against him.
Respite has come the way of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as they are in the coming days to receive $500,000 (about 200 million Naira) from FIFA as a palliative for the Coronavirus Pandemic.

FIFA extends mandate of Egyptian FA for four months

The interim committee that manages the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) said it got an approval from world governing body FIFA to stay for four more months to carry out its pending tasks.
Napoli have confirmed the signing of Nigerian international forward Victor Osimhen from Lille.

Emmanuel Amuneke: Victor Osimhen will set Italian league on fire

Former Golden Eaglets coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, has revealed that the presence of Nigeria’s Victor Osimhem, in Napoli will in no doubt, lift the strength of the Italian club.
Napoli have confirmed the signing of Nigerian international forward Victor Osimhen from Lille.

FIFA congratulates Victor Osimhen over Napoli move

The Federation of International Football Association, FIFA, have congratulated Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen for his transfer from Lille to Napoli of Italy.
Pep Guardiola has challenged Manchester City to extend his impressive record at Wembley when the FA Cup holders face Arsenal in Saturday’s semi-final.

Pep Guardiola rates Liverpool as toughest opponent ever

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has said Liverpool’s team over the past two seasons has been the toughest opponent he has ever come across.
Napoli have confirmed the signing of Nigerian international forward Victor Osimhen from Lille.

FIFA congratulates Victor Osimhen over Napoli move

Reacting to Osimhen’s Napoli move, FIFA, along with a picture of the striker at the 2015 U-17 World Cup in Chile, wrote on their verified Twitter handle: ”From starring at the U- 17WC with Nigeria in 2015 to becoming @en_sscnapoli’s marquee signing.”

Sepp Blatter calls for Gianni Infantino’s suspension

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter has called for his successor, Gianni Infantino, to be suspended by the global football governing body after criminal proceedings were opened against him in Switzerland.

Peter Moore to step down as Liverpool chief

Liverpool have enjoyed significant success in the past three years, winning the Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, Club World Cup and Premier League, while the club recorded pre-tax profits of £42million and turnover of £533m in February, shortly before the coronavirus pandemic took hold in England.
World football governing body, FIFA on Wednesday ratified a $1m grant to the Nigerian Football Federation “to protect and restart its football.”

FIFA approves $1 million grant for NFF

World football governing body FIFA on Wednesday ratified a $1 million grant to the Nigerian Football Federation “to protect and restart its football.”
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) general secretary Mohammed Sanusi

Relief fund will be used according to FIFA’s guideline – NFF scribe

The secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, has stated that the relief fund expected from FIFA will be used according to FIFA’s guidelines and as such not one that can be channeled arbitrarily by the Football Federation.
Criminal proceedings against FIFA president Gianni Infantino have been launched in Switzerland.

Criminal proceedings against FIFA chief Gianni Infantino launched in Switzerland

A special prosecutor were appointed this month to investigate dealings between Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber and the head of world football.
Former Super Eagles coach chief Adegboye Onigbinde has insisted that the late Teslim ‘Thunder’ Balogun remains the best footballer ever produced by Nigeria.

Adegboye Onigbinde: Teslim Balogun remains Nigeria’s greatest

Former Super Eagles coach chief Adegboye Onigbinde has insisted that the late Teslim ‘Thunder’ Balogun remains the best footballer ever produced by Nigeria.
President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad

CAF president Ahmad not sure about pursuing second term

Caf’s next presidential elections are scheduled to take place in March 2021 in Ethiopia, where the Malagasy stunningly dethroned long-standing ruler Issa Hayatou in 2017.
Rivaldo says a return to the Premier League is the best option for Philippe Coutinho to take this summer, and that the Barcelona flop could be a regular starter at Arsenal or Tottenham next season.

Rivaldo urges Philippe Coutinho to consider Arsenal move

Legendary Brazil and Barcelona star Rivaldo says Arsenal should be one of the sides Philippe Coutinho should consider joining to resurrect his faltering career.
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FIFA bureau approves coronavirus relief plan regulations

FIFA’s groundbreaking COVID‑19 Relief Plan reached a major milestone as the Bureau of the FIFA Council approved the plan’s regulations.
Ogenyi Onazi is looking forward to making his first appearance for Turkish Super Lig outfit, Denizlispor against champions Galatasaray on Sunday .

Ogenyi Onazi: I quit Denzilispor over owed salaries

Ogenyi Onazi has said that three months outstanding salaries and a backlog of owed bonuses were the reasons he terminated his contract with Turkish Super Lig club Denizlispor and not his injury reports.

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Paulo Dybala beats Cristiano Ronaldo to Serie A player of the Year

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Manchester City have completed the signing of Valencia winger Ferran Torres in a deal worth an initial £21 million ($27m).

Manchester City sign Ferran Torres from Valencia

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