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Football has ground to a halt due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the immediate concern is the simple survival of many clubs because of the financial impact, but there is hope that the global game could ultimately emerge better from this crisis.
Turkish Football Federation (TFF) -the organisers of Turkish Super Lig, and the other lower tier leagues [TFF 1, 2 and 3] has finally yielded to pressure and postponed all their matches indefinitely due to Coronavirus outbreak.
International Federation of Professional Footballers, FIFPro, has written the organisers of the Turkish Super Lig and Turkish Football Federation (TFF) demanding suspension of the competition for the well-being of the player amid the Coronavirus outbreak.
The Premier League intend to finish the season after club chiefs came up with a ‘radical plan,’ according to reports.
The Champions League and Europa League have been suspended as the coronavirus continues to impact European football.
Kelechi Iheanacho could return for Leicester City in the premier league this weekend after the Nigerian suffered a concussion in the Foxes game against Manchester City.
NPFL side FC Ifeanyi Ubah have been blacklisted by The Fédération Internationale des Associations de Footballeurs Professionnels (FIFPro), the international body responsible for professional footballers’ welfare, over the club’s consistent failure to uphold its financial obligations to registered players.
In fact, when I was a kid growing up, I remember it being a regular joke among supporters if a player was down with a head injury. ‘Don’t worry,’ someone would inevitably say. ‘It’s only his head,’ relieved and only half-joking that it wasn’t a knee or ankle problem.
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr is saddened by the fact that his players would be playing on an artificial pitch in Lesotho in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier which he says puts his players at the risk of getting injured.
The English Premier League have the most number of players on the 2019 FIFA FIFPro men’s World XI shortlist for the first time in 10 years.
Former Arsenal and Super Eagles captain Nwankwo Kanu has sensationally backed the Super Eagles to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
European football governing body UEFA said Friday that the correct anti-racism protocol had not been followed during the Italian league game between Inter Milan and Napoli midweek amid repeated abuse of Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly.
Inter Milan will play two Serie A home matches behind closed doors as punishment for the racist chants directed towards Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, the Italian league announced on Thursday.
World footballers' union FIFPro has called for an urgent inquiry into medical treatment given to players at several top-tier clubs in Cyprus.
FIFA will raise the prize money for the Women’s World Cup from 15 million dollars to 30 million dollars.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s €100 million (£88m/$116m) move from Real Madrid to Juventus has not impacted La Liga as much as it would have done four years ago, says Javier Tebas.
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The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 (PTF) has decried the continued refusal by medical institutions including federal tertiary institutions to receive and treat patients for fear COVID-19.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has ordered the immediate shutdown of the headquarters of the Niger Delta Development Commission in Port Harcourt following the sudden death of the Commission’s Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Chief Ibanga Etang.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alarms that with the volume of foreign loans being accumulated by President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress (APC), our nation and her people have been placed on the international auction market.
Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority , NCAA, Thursday, released new guidelines for international flights operations during the current Covid-19 pandemic for Nigerian based crew.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it is investigating alleged cases of corruption in the management of COVID-19 funds and palliatives.
Lagos State government on Monday said that it has recorded one COVID-19 related death bringing the number of persons who have died from the infection in the State to 47.
Kebbi State Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has commended the people of the state for their cooperation and support in the national effort against the COVID 19 pandemic in the state.
Heartland FC gaffer Fidelis Ilechukwu has revealed the reason why he left motorcycle business, popularly known as Okada to become a football coach.
The Captain of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan, Omololu Waheed, has described as second to none the commitment of the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, to the welfare of the team.
As the world marks Children’s Day, Chairman, North Central Governors’ Forum and Governor of Niger State, Alh Abubakar Sani Bello, has called on the children not to despair but be resilient and face the challenges of the future.