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Kwara United protest unpaid salaries ahead of crucial clash against Remo Stars

Kwara United players and officials of the club have staged a protest in Ilorin ahead of their crucial Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 21 fixture against Remo Stars.
Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann has been linked with a move to Barcelona for some time but Radomir Antic feels that the Camp Nou side are the wrong club for the Frenchman due to the way they set up under Ernesto Valverde.

Diego Simeone: Atletico Madrid will survive Antoine Griezmann loss

Diego Simeone has said he is confident that Atletico Madrid will survive the loss of departing forward Antoine Griezmann.
A ‘vagina-shaped’ football stadium has been unveiled in Qatar ahead of the 2022 World Cup

Qatar World Cup ‘vagina stadium’ revealed

The Al Wakrah stadium was designed by the late British-Iraqi architect Dame Zaha Hadid and will host matches up to the quarter-finals.
Players of Delta Force Football Club, Asaba, have threatened to go on strike at the end of this week in protest of their four months unpaid salaries and allowances including winning bonuses.

Delta Force players threaten strike action over unpaid salaries

Players of Delta Force Football Club, Asaba, have threatened to go on strike at the end of this week in protest of their four months unpaid salaries and allowances including winning bonuses.

FIFA bans eight players, agent for life over match-fixing

FIFA issued eight-lifetime bans to current and former players and an agent on Wednesday after they were found guilty of match manipulation.
Steve Dainton

ITTF: Africa still has chance to bid for World Championships

After Morocco lost the bid to host the 2021 ITTF World Championships to United States, President of ITTF, Thomas Weikert believes can still bid in future for the biggest table tennis tournament in the world.
Wilfried Zaha admits that the reported deal tabled by Chinese Super League club Dalian Yifang is ‘flattering’ but he maintained it does not distract him from his duties at Crystal Palace.

Wilfried Zaha calls out abuse as racist incidents hit English football

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha called out racial abuse on Twitter as three English Football League clubs reported alleged racist incidents on Saturday.

Max Allegri: Juventus’ Leonardo Bonucci mistaken in Moise Kean comments

Leonardo Bonucci "expressed himself badly" in reacting to racist abuse suffered by Moise Kean, Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has said.
Paul Pogba Manchester United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Paul Pogba has ‘big part’ to play at Manchester United

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Paul Pogba has a “big, big part” to play at Old Trafford despite speculation linking the French World Cup winner with a move to Real Madrid.
A Newcastle United fan is removed from the pitch by stewards

Police make arrests after pitch invasions

Police arrested a number of fans on Saturday after pitch invasions marred the Premier League match between Bournemouth and Newcastle and Swansea’s FA Cup quarter-final at home to Manchester City.
Bayern Munich’s French midfielder Franck Ribery (R) vies with Liverpool’s Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah (C) during the UEFA Champions League round of 16, first leg football match between Liverpool and Bayern Munich at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, north-west England on February 19, 2019. – The game finished 0-0. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Dietmar Hamann: Liverpool should fear resurgent Bayern Munich

Former Anfield midfielder Dietmar Hamann is backing Bayern Munich to send Liverpool crashing out of the Champions League when his two former teams meet on Wednesday.
VAR Video Assistant Referee

UEFA: Players to be booked for requesting the use of VAR in matches

Players who make a television-screen gesture with their hands to appeal for a video replay in Uefa competitions will be shown a yellow card, European football’s governing body has confirmed.

Federal government urged to merge Arik, Aero to form national carrier

Players in the Nigerian aviation industry have advised the Federal Government to merge Arik Air and Aero Contractors to establish the proposed national carrier.

NPFL: Remo Stars sanctioned for crowd violence

Getting promoted to the Nigeria Professional Football League was a thing of joy for Remo Stars – but that joy may have been short-lived.

Sir Alex Ferguson insist Man Utd players could make club successful again

Manchester United’s legendary former manager Alex Ferguson delivered a rousing call to arms to the players, insisting they could make the club successful again, a source close to the Premier League team told The Sun.

Akwa United chairman urges team to go for first NPFL title

Chairman of Nigeria professional league side Akwa United, Paul Bassey, has urged his players to start the season on a good note with a victory over El Kanemi football club of Maiduguri in their opening game of the season at the Godswill Akpabio stadium in Uyo.

Hibernian confirm Efe Ambrose’s exit despite improved new deal

Scottish Premier League side, Hibernian FC, have confirmed the exit of Super Eagles defender Efe Ambrose from the club.
Cristiano Ronaldo runs off in celebration after scoring Juventus' opener against Sampdoria. Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC-Juventus FC via Getty Images

Cristiano Ronaldo wins Player of the Year at the Globe Soccer Awards

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been awarded the Best Player at the 2019 Globe Soccer Awards.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.