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Antonio Conte felt Inter ‘deserved to win’ but couldn’t fault his players after the 2-2 draw against Hellas Verona, despite knowing the Nerazzurri keep ‘dropping points in a stupid fashion’.

Antonio Conte: Inter keep dropping stupid points

Antonio Conte felt Inter ‘deserved to win’ but couldn’t fault his players after the 2-2 draw against Hellas Verona, despite knowing the Nerazzurri keep ‘dropping points in a stupid fashion’.
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp reacts, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Paul Ellis-Pool via REUTERS

Jurgen Klopp: Dream is to have a team full of scousers

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp says he was encouraged by the development of the club’s academy graduates and hopes to have an entire squad of homegrown talent at his disposal in the future.
The management of Gateway United FC have condoled with Enugu Rangers over the demise of their player Ifeanyi George who passed on on Sunday after a fatal accident in company of his colleagues.

Family of deceased Enugu Rangers striker to receive N20 million insurance package

The immediate family of late Ifeanyi George will receive the sum of twenty (20) Million Naira from the Club as his life insurance.
Liverpool have always been a side that needs “tough love”, says Gerard Houllier, with Jurgen Klopp proving to be the perfect coach to deliver “vision” and long-term success at Anfield.

Gerard Houllier: Liverpool need tough love from Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool have always been a side that needs “tough love”, says Gerard Houllier, with Jurgen Klopp proving to be the perfect coach to deliver “vision” and long-term success at Anfield.
Respite has come the way of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as they are in the coming days to receive $500,000 (about 200 million Naira) from FIFA as a palliative for the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Nigeria players union wants FIFA’s intervention on NPFL treatment of players

The scribe of the National Association of Nigeria Professional Footballers, Austin Popo, has stated that the Players Union in Nigeria wants to pursue an agenda that will see FIFA intervene in the way clubs treat players with regards to their earnings and due emoluments with the growing cases of players been owed in the Nigerian league.
Gareth Bale has described Eden Hazard as the best FIFA player at Real Madrid after announcing the launch his brand new esports team, 'Ellevens Esports'.

Zinedine Zidane: Eden Hazard will remain a target for opposition

Eden Hazard will soon be firing on all cylinders for Real Madrid but Zinedine Zidane has warned he will remain a target for opposing players.
Barcelona coach Quique Setien said on Wednesday he would not get involved in “Lionel Messi’s life” after the Argentine superstar became entangled in a row with the club’s sporting director Eric Abidal.

Real Betis seek return of Barcelona boss Quique Setien

The Seville-based club are currently without a permanent Coach following the sacking of Rubi just over a week ago, with sporting director Alexis Trujillo filling the position on an interim basis until the end of the season.
Nigeria’s Victor Moses and teammates at Inter Milan are willing to accept pay cut as the Serie A outfit plan to reduce salaries due to the coronavirus crisis, according to the Italian agency ‘ANSA’,

Chelsea, Manchester United blocking Victor Moses, Alexis Sanchez loan deals over Europe fears

Chelsea and Manchester United are refusing to leave Victor Moses, Alexis Sanchez alongside Chris Smalling on loan to Inter and Roma for the Europa League, according to Sky Sport Italia.

Parma offers chance to right irritating Sassuolo draw

Inter Milan assistant manager Cristian Stellini says there’ll be no underestimating Parma.

Heartland officials, players to protest against unpaid salaries

Following the non-payment of salaries at Heartland Football Club, players and officials have threatened to stage a protest as they seek payment of their salaries.
DFL CEO Christian Seifert holds a speech during the 2018 DFL New Year Reception at Thurn & Taxis Palais on January 16, 2018 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Simon Hofmann-Bongarts-Getty Images

How Bundesliga became the first top league to restart

When Christian Seifert, chief executive of the German Football League (DFL), hands the Bundesliga trophy to Bayern Munich on Saturday, his gamble to restart football in Germany despite the coronavirus pandemic will have paid off.
Greek club AEK Athens signed Nigerian striker Bright Enobakhare (left) on a three-year deal. AEK Athens

Nigerian striker happy to join Greek outfit AEK Athens

The 22-year-old Dream Team VII striker joined the former Greek champions following his exit from Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers last month.

Judge denies US women footballers immediate appeal of pay claim

US women footballers will have to wait on their appeal against the dismissal of their equal pay lawsuit after a Tuesday ruling by federal judge Gary Klausner.
Novak Djokovic in action against Pedja Krstin during the Adria Tour at the weekend. Antonio Bronić-Reuters

Novak Djokovic tests positive for coronavirus

Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic said Tuesday he has tested positive for coronavirus, joining a slew of other infected players who took part in an exhibition tennis tournament in the Balkans.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said he is “embarrassed and ashamed” at the historic treatment of black people as the Premier League’s return was marked by protests against racial injustice on Wednesday.

Pep Guardiola embarrassed by treatment of black people

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said he is “embarrassed and ashamed” at the historic treatment of black people as the Premier League’s return was marked by protests against racial injustice on Wednesday.
Earlier this month, UEFA indefinitely suspended the Champions League, Europa League and the European Championship playoffs amid the ongoing concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UEFA Champions League set to resume in August

UEFA have announced that the Champions League quarter-finals, semi-finals and final will be held in Lisbon between August 12-23.
Romania's Simona Halep poses with a trophy as she celebrates after winning the final against Kazakhstan's Elena Rybakina. REUTERS-Ahmed Jadallah

Simona Halep ‘highly unlikely’ to play restricted US Open

World number two Simona Halep is “highly unlikely” to play in the U.S. Open with organisers set to put strict health protocols in place for the Grand Slam due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a spokeswoman for the Romanian told Reuters.
Sadio Mane has stated he was unsure about Jurgen Klopp when the Liverpool manager first had contact with him while in charge of Borussia Dortmund in 2014.

Jurgen Klopp delighted to have African players at Liverpool

“In Europe, it’s difficult to find that [special story] – maybe in London it’s possible, I’m not too sure. All the African players have this story. It means they are motivated through the roof. It’s about the story that is behind them,” he told the Guardian.

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Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

NCDC rules out elderly, symptomatic coronavirus patients from home care

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has ruled out elderly patients and those with severe symptoms from home care treatment for COVID-19.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police order arrest of fake coronavirus taskforce in Anambra

Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr John Abang, has ordered the arrest of illegal task force teams claiming to be enforcing COVID-19 measures including wearing of face masks in the state.
Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Governor Badaru: Jigawa power transmission substation set for inauguration

Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa says the 96 megawatts capacity Gagarawa power transmission substation is set for inauguration in three weeks time.
Ibrahim Magu

Presidency: Ibrahim Magu’s probe shows anti-corruption fight is real

The Presidency on Saturday said those who hold the belief that the ongoing investigation of the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, is an indication of the administration’s failing anti-corruption fight have missed the point.

NGO distributes palliatives to physically changed

Lola Cater for the Needy Foundation, an Abuja-based non-governmental organisation, has distributed some palliative materials to the People Living With Disabiluties (PLWDs) in Karamajiji, Abuja.