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Former Tottenham player Dimitar Berbatov in the stadium before the match REUTERS-David Klein

Dimitar Berbatov: Bayern Munich favourites to win Champions League

Dimitar Berbatov has backed Bayern Munich to lift the Champions League’s trophy for a sixth time this season, saying the German club could have an advantage if the competition resumes after the COVID-19 stoppage due to the Bundesliga’s earlier re-start.
Chelsea legend Frank Leboeuf has urged Blues boss Frank Lampard to save his cash rather than fork out for Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho.

Chelsea lead Arsenal in race to sign Philippe Coutinho on loan from Barcelona

Chelsea is leading Arsenal in the race to sign Barcelona star Philippe Coutinho on loan, according to report.
Alphonso Davies has tipped his Bayern Munich to go all the way in this season's Champions League campaign.

Bayern players accept pay cut until ‘end of season’

Bayern Munich players have accepted a salary cut which will last until the “end of the season” to help the Bundesliga champions through the coronavirus crisis, club president Herbert Hainer said on Saturday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cabinet on Wednesday agreed to stricter regulations for the meat industry, after coronavirus outbreaks exposed the poor working conditions.

Angela Merkel rejects Donald Trump’s invitation for G7 summit in Washington

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not attend the G7 summit in Washington due to the coronavirus pandemic, the German Press Agency reported Saturday, citing government spokesperson, Steffen Seibert.
German Health Minister Jens Spahn has supported the U.S President Donald Trump’s criticism of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Germany blasts Donald Trump over US, WHO break up

Germany on Saturday blasted US President Donald Trump’s decision to sever ties with the World Health Organization, describing it as “disappointing” and a setback for global health.
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 confident Super Eagles will challenge for AFCON title

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said he is confident in the talents in his current squad and he’s optimistic the team will challenge for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
La Liga President Javier Tebas poses during an interview with Reuters at the La Liga headquarters in Madrid, Spain, October 2, 2018. REUTERS-Paul Hanna

La Liga to start next season on September 12

La Liga president Javier Tebas said on Friday that the league is hoping the 2020/21 season can start on September 12.

Harry Redknap rules out managing Nigeria in the future

Former Tottenham and Portsmouth manager have laughed off the rumors that linked him with the prospect of taking over the Super Eagles from Gernot Rohr.
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.
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.

NFF confirm Super Eagles coach’s contract extension

Nigeria Football Federation has announced that Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, signed a new deal that will keep in charge of the team for the two and half years.
Coronavirus — Britain is to start trials to see whether plasma collected from donors who have recovered from COVID-19 could be an effective treatment for patients who are severely unwell with the disease.

112 Church goers infected with coronavirus, more cases expected in Germany

An outbreak linked to a church in Frankfurt has so far led to 112 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, as numerous other chains of infection are being investigated, a local official said on Tuesday.
The German Government and Lufthansa have agreed on a much-anticipated bailout deal to help the airline cope with losses from the coronavirus pandemic, both sides announced on Monday.

Lufthansa agrees on bailout with German government

The German Government and Lufthansa have agreed on a much-anticipated bailout deal to help the airline cope with losses from the coronavirus pandemic, both sides announced on Monday.
Noah Sarenren Bazee was on target for his club Augsburg as they recorded a 3-0 away win over struggling Schalke 04 in Sunday’s German Bundesliga game.

Noah Bazee pleased with Augsburg’s win against Schalke

Augsburg winger Noah Sarenren-Bazee says he’s pleased with side’s performance in the 3-0 win against Schalke 04 in a matchday 27 German Bundesliga encounter on Sunday.
Victor Osimhen says Lille Metrople have picked vital lessons from Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League 3-0 away defeat to Ajax Amsterdam and are already looking forward to their next group game against Chelsea.

Victor Osimhen arrives in Lagos for father’s funeral

“He is around. He came in today. He came with some Eagles players. They landed in Lagos (private wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport),” a source said.
German Health Minister Jens Spahn has supported the U.S President Donald Trump’s criticism of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

German minister backs Donald Trump on WHO criticism

German Health Minister Jens Spahn has supported the U.S President Donald Trump’s criticism of the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Noah Sarenren Bazee was on target for his club Augsburg as they recorded a 3-0 away win over struggling Schalke 04 in Sunday’s German Bundesliga game.

Noah Bazee scores first Bundesliga goal for Augsburg

Noah Sarenren Bazee was on target for his club Augsburg as they recorded a 3-0 away win over struggling Schalke 04 in Sunday’s German Bundesliga game.
Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick has said that attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho is trying too hard to impress and ends up making the wrong decision at times as a result.

Bayern Munich confirm €120 million Philippe Coutinho purchase option has expired

Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has revealed that the Bundesliga champions have not activated their purchase option for Philippe Coutinho.
Cricket - South Africa v Australia - Second ODI - Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein, South Africa - March 4, 2020 South Africa's Janneman Malan and David Miller. REUTERS-Siphiwe Sibeko

South Africa plan for resumption by isolating players in bio-bubble

Cricket South Africa (CSA) plan to isolate players and support staff in a “bio-bubble” to minimise their exposure to COVID-19 and hasten a return to play.

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The Lagos State Government would soon embark on the ‘Register-to-Open Initiative’ toward the gradual reopening of the economy in the state.

Senator Ajimobi’s ex-aide defects to PDP

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The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.

RRS arrests man over nude photos of Salawa Abeni

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.