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Former Europa League winners Manchester United booked a quarter-final spot in the tournament after their second-string side laboured to a 2-1 home win over LASK Linz on Wednesday to seal a 7-1 aggregate rout of the Austrian side.
Ighalo, 30, has scored four goals in eight appearances and quickly became popular with supporters before English and European football was suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Manchester United plan to reimburse fans who had purchase tickets to tonight’s Europa League clash at LASK.
Juan Mata has assisted two of out of the three goals scored by the Nigerian forward since moving to Old Trafford from Chinese Super league side Shanghai Shenhua in January.
Paul Ince believes Manchester United’s new star Bruno Fernandes can reach the same standing as club heroes Eric Cantona and Paul Scholes.
The Europa League knockout phase begins on Thursday, with VAR being introduced to Europe’s secondary club competition for the first time outwith the final for the last 32, first-leg ties. AFP Sport picks five games to watch this week
The club had a poor run in the competition last season, winning one game in six outings and losing five in a group that had Borussia Dortmund, Atletico Madrid and Monaco.
Celtic legend Stiliyan Petrov says the club and caretaker manager Neil Lennon must act decisively to come to a resolution on the Northern Irishman's future.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Monday, announced that his administration has set aside packages totalling the sum of one billion (N1Billion) to cover for compensation for victims of police brutality and injustice and a Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) scheme, for youths.
BBC documentary strand Storyville is moving under the remit of BBC Film, as part of a broader restructuring of the BBC’s filmmaking output.
Ace comedian, Ayodeji Richard Makun, popularly known as ‘A.Y’, has condemned those blaming celebrities for the death of protesters.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Monday, inspected damaged public and private property in Surulere 1 Federal Constituency in Lagos State where he is representing and absolved his constituents of being part of those who vandalised shops and looted them.
Two Magistrates’ Courts on Monday in Ilorin, ordered that 34 suspects be remanded in Oke–Kura Correctional Centre, for their alleged involvement in looting and destruction of Kwara Mall and other stores.
Hundreds of Nigerians in Berlin, Germany, and London, the United Kingdom protested against police brutality, extrajudicial killing, and bad governance in their home country.
Former Chief Whip of the Senate, Sir Roland Owie, has said that the lack of compassion on the part of Nigerian leaders may have been responsible for the violent dimension the anti-police brutality demonstration assumed across the country with the invasion of caring away of palliatives for COVID-19 in several state capitals.
Men of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Command of the Nigeria Police Force has foiled an attempt by some youths to break into a warehouse at the Arts and Culture building in Area 10, Garki.
The Benue State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, has clarified that the state government has not hoarded any of the palliative sent to the state by Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) for distribution to the poor to cushion the harsh effect of COVID-19 in the state.
The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has suspended its 2020 Fellowship Investiture Ceremony earlier scheduled for Oct. 24, at Balmoral Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.