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Five Italian Serie-A weekend matches including Sunday’s clash between Juventus and Inter Milan have been postponed due to the novel Coronavirus, the Italian football league said Saturday.

Coronavirus pause could force global football to change

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.
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 Coronavirus outbreak.

Turkey finally suspends Super Lig over coronavirus outbreak

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 demanding suspension of the competition for the well-being of the player amid the Coronavirus outbreak.

FIFPro writes Turkish authorities, wants league suspended over coronavirus

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, EFL and FA have reportedly drawn up contingency plans in the event of a mass shut-down of sporting events amid concerns over the spreading of the coronavirus.

Report reveals Premier League’s ‘radical plan’ to finish season

The Premier League intend to finish the season after club chiefs came up with a ‘radical plan,’ according to reports.
Crvena Zvezda, Olympiacos and GNK Dinamo are now in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League, with the last three play-offs decided on Wednesday.

Uefa suspend Champions League and Europa League immediately

The Champions League and Europa League have been suspended as the coronavirus continues to impact European football.
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers discussed Manchester City keeper Ederson’s role in how Kelechi Iheanacho had to leave the field during their 1-0 loss to the champions in the Premier League.

FIFPro questions Leicester City for ‘risking’ Kelechi Iheanacho’s safety

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.

FIFPro blacklists FC Ifeanyi Ubah for non-payment of salaries

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.
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FIFA offers help to players with unpaid wages

World football administrators on Tuesday unveiled plans to help players left in difficulty by clubs who fail to pay their wages.
English Premier League

Premier League expected to trial concussion subs from next season

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.
Former Nigeria international Jonathan Akpoborie said coach Gernot Rohr lacks the talent to lead the Super Eagles and does not deserve an all-expenses paid refresher training programme in Europe.

AFCONQ: Gernot Rohr fears Lesotho’s artificial pitch may injure Eagles’ players

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.

English Premier League players dominate FIFPro World XI nominations

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 Nigeria Super Eagles Captian, Nwakwo Kanu, on Monday said he was embittered by the illegal takeover of one of his properties, “Hardly Apartment’’, located in Victoria Island, Lagos, which was under litigation.

Nwankwo Kanu backs Super Eagles for 2019 AFCON glory

Former Arsenal and Super Eagles captain Nwankwo Kanu has sensationally backed the Super Eagles to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Kalidou Koulibaly

UEFA says anti-racism protocol not followed in Kalidou Koulibaly case

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.

Inter Milan sanctioned for racist chants against 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.
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FIFPro demands inquiry as players in Cyprus quit with heart issues

World footballers' union FIFPro has called for an urgent inquiry into medical treatment given to players at several top-tier clubs in Cyprus.

CAF unveils categories for 2018 awards

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has unveiled 11 categories for the 2018 CAF Awards.
President of The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino delivers a speech during the elective assembly of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) on October 22, 2018 at the Hilton hotel of Rome's Fiumicino airport. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

FIFA doubles prize money for 2019 Women’s World Cup

FIFA will raise the prize money for the Women’s World Cup from 15 million dollars to 30 million dollars.
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Javier Tebas: La Liga doesn’t miss Cristiano Ronaldo

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.

PTF decries continued refusal by hospitals to treat patients for fear of coronavirus

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.
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

NDDC HQ shut over ‘coronavirus outbreak’

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.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Loans request: Nigeria now on the auction market – PDP

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.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Nigeria releases new guidelines for international flights operations

Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority , NCAA, Thursday, released new guidelines for international flights operations during the current Covid-19 pandemic for Nigerian based crew.

Official: ICPC investigating cases of coronavirus fraud

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.