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Treble-chasing Bayern Munich are hunting their second title this season in Saturday’s German Cup final, a behind-closed-doors showdown that should have been an “absolute highlight” for success-starved Bayer Leverkusen fans.

Bayern Munich, Bayer Leverkusen lament absent fans for German Cup final

Treble-chasing Bayern Munich are hunting their second title this season in Saturday’s German Cup final, a behind-closed-doors showdown that should have been an “absolute highlight” for success-starved Bayer Leverkusen fans.
Next month’s German Cup final will be played behind closed doors after the country’s football association’s application for fans to be present was turned down by the local Berlin government on Wednesday.

Berlin rejects German Cup final fans request

Next month’s German Cup final will be played behind closed doors after the country’s football association’s application for fans to be present was turned down by the local Berlin government on Wednesday.
Hertha Berlin forward Salomon Kalou has clarified the rumours surrounding his health status after his teammate tested positive for the coronavirus.

Salomon Kalou: I don’t have coronavirus

Hertha Berlin forward Salomon Kalou has clarified the rumours surrounding his health status after his teammate tested positive for the coronavirus.
Thierry Henry is currently Belgium assistant manager

Thierry Henry off the mark as Impact win MLS opener

Thierry Henry’s Major League Soccer managerial career got off to a winning start as Montreal Impact came from behind to defeat New England Revolution 2-1 in their season-opener on Saturday.
Orji Okwonkwo scored the first goal of the Thierry Henry era after Montreal Impact played to a 2-2 draw with Deportivo Saprissa in the Concacaf Champions League Round of 16 on Wednesday.

Orji Okwonkwo scores in Montreal Impact Concacaf Champions League draw

Orji Okwonkwo scored the first goal of the Thierry Henry era after Montreal Impact played to a 2-2 draw with Deportivo Saprissa in the Concacaf Champions League Round of 16 on Wednesday.
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Eddie Hearn: Anthony Joshua may face Kubrat Pulev in UK or Nigeria

Promoter Eddie Hearn has confirmed Kubrat Pulev is the ‘front-runner’ to face Anthony Joshua in the coming weeks . He said the fight would likely take place in the UK or Nigeria.
Robert Lewandowski hit his 20th league goal this season as Bayern Munich climbed to second in the Bundesliga Sunday with a 4-0 romp at Hertha Berlin to trim RB Leipzig’s lead to four points.

Robert Lewandowski strikes again as Bayern go second in Bundesliga

Robert Lewandowski hit his 20th league goal this season as Bayern Munich climbed to second in the Bundesliga Sunday with a 4-0 romp at Hertha Berlin to trim RB Leipzig’s lead to four points.
With his 13th goal of the season, RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner is keeping pace with Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski (16) at the top of the Bundesliga scoring charts. - © Eibner-Pressefoto

Bundesliga: RB Leipzig go top, Klinsmann’s new side lose

RB Leipzig returned to the top of the Bundesliga Saturday with a nervous 3-2 win at bottom side Paderborn, but both Bayern Munich and Borussia Moenchengladbach could yet replace them in first place this weekend.
A replica of the Berlin Wall separated the teams before Hertha Berlin’s home Bundesliga tie against RB Leipzig at the city’s Olympic Stadium, part of Saturday’s celebrations making the 30th anniversary of the fall of the original wall.

Bundesliga commemorates fall of Berlin Wall 30-years on

A replica of the Berlin Wall separated the teams before Hertha Berlin’s home Bundesliga tie against RB Leipzig at the city’s Olympic Stadium, part of Saturday’s celebrations making the 30th anniversary of the fall of the original wall.
Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo will not be leaving the Serie A champions anytime soon.

Cristiano Ronaldo departure ruled out as Juventus expect Portuguese to honour contract

Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo will not be leaving the Serie A champions anytime soon.
Cameroon’s football ruling body, FECAFOOT, has appointed a Portuguese, Toni Conceicao (Antonio Conceicao da Silva Oliveira), as new head coach of the Indomitable Lions and ex-international Francois Omam-Biyick as his assistant.

Cameroon name new national team coaches

Cameroon’s football ruling body, FECAFOOT, has appointed a Portuguese, Toni Conceicao (Antonio Conceicao da Silva Oliveira), as new head coach of the Indomitable Lions and ex-international Francois Omam-Biyick as his assistant.
Alexandre Lacazette claims that the Premier League hasn't seen the best of him yet, insisting he still has plenty of room to improve at Arsenal this season.

Alexandre Lacazette: Premier League hasn’t seen the best of me

Alexandre Lacazette claims that "the Premier League hasn't seen the best of him" yet, insisting he still has plenty of room to improve at Arsenal this season.
Barcelona forward Malcom has heaped praise on Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir ahead of their meeting in the Champions League last 16.

Nabil Fekir set for Real Betis medical ahead of €20 million switch from Lyon

France midfielder Nabil Fekir will undergo a medical at Real Betis later today, ahead of a permanent €20 million (£18m/$22.4m) switch from Lyon.
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Unai Emery hails Chelsea after Europa League triumph

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has congratulated Chelsea for lifting their second Europa League title at the expense of his team on Wednesday in the Olympic Stadium in Baku.
Arsenal and Chelsea have returned over half of their combined allocation of 12,000 tickets for next week’s Europa League final due to the difficulty and great expense for fans travelling to Azerbaijan.

Arsenal, Chelsea return unsold Europa final tickets

Arsenal and Chelsea have returned over half of their combined allocation of 12,000 tickets for next week’s Europa League final due to the difficulty and great expense for fans travelling to Azerbaijan.
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Europa League final: UEFA defends choice of Baku after Arsenal letter

UEFA have defended their decision to stage the 2018/2019 Europa League final match in Azerbaijan’s capital city of Baku following a letter from finalists Arsenal.

UEFA defends ticket allocation for Europa League final

UEFA has defended its decision to allocate only 6,000 tickets respectively to Chelsea and Arsenal for the Europa League final in Baku.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi to construct Olympic stadium, airport in second tenure

Gov. David Umahi has pledged to construct an Olympic stadium, airport and major infrastructure in Ebonyi during his second tenure as the state’s helmsman.

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Ondo government ‘uncovers’ plots to smear governor’s image

Ahead of the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, the state government on Saturday said it has uncovered a grand plot to unleash a smear image on the governor of the state, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, by members of the opposition in the state.
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Former Real Madrid chief expects club to send Gareth Bale out on loan

Real Madrid may consider sending Welsh forward Gareth Bale out on loan and pay part of his salary to end the agony for both the player and the club amid their rift, the Spanish team’s former president Ramon Calderon said.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard on the pitch before the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS-Michael Dalder

Frank Lampard hopes to bolster Chelsea squad after Champions League exit

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard described the rebuild of his team as a work in progress after they crashed out of the Champions League last-16 following a 7-1 aggregate defeat by Germany’s Bayern Munich.

Angola maintains closed borders to fend off coronavirus

Angola says it will maintain closed borders to fight and prevent a spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
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Ogun threatens schools that fail to abide by coronavirus directives

The Ogun State Government says it will sanction the management of private or public school that fail to abide by directives on COVID-19 protocol.