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FIFA Vice President Victor Montagliani has said that moving the European soccer season to the calendar year is a “possibility to be discussed” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

FIFA vice president ponders calendar-year season in Europe

FIFA Vice President Victor Montagliani has said that moving the European soccer season to the calendar year is a “possibility to be discussed” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Bournemouth's Simon Francis looks dejected. Reuters-Molly Darlington

Bournemouth skipper concerned by risk of players spreading the coronavirus

Bournemouth captain Simon Francis said he is concerned by the Premier League’s plans to resume its 2019-20 season due to the risk of players spreading the coronavirus amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Five Italian Serie-A weekend matches including Sunday’s clash between Juventus and Inter Milan have been postponed due to the novel Coronavirus, the Italian football league said Saturday.

Italian sports minister plays down chance of Serie A resuming

Italy’s Sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora said on Wednesday the country’s top-flight Serie A soccer championship looks unlikely to resume this season because of the COVID-19 epidemic.
Sexy sports content appears to have long won viewers’ favour, with its popularity expectedly on the rise as greater immobility during the pandemic has raised quite a few general health concerns with many.

Yoga porn spices Up Americans’ coronavirus home confinement

Sexy sports content appears to have long won viewers’ favour, with its popularity expectedly on the rise as greater immobility during the pandemic has raised quite a few general health concerns with many.
General view outside of Arsenal’s Training Ground in London Colney after manager Mikel Arteta tested positive for coronavirus and their Premier League match against Brighton on Saturday has been cancelled. Reuters-Paul Childs-File Photo

Arsenal to re-open training ground to players

Arsenal will re-open their London Colney training ground to their players next week for individual training but the Premier League club will continue to observe social distancing rules amid the coronavirus outbreak, they said on Saturday.
Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has two players that worked extra hard to ensure his side beat Portsmouth 2-0 in the FA Cup fifth-round on Monday night.

Mikel Arteta: Arsenal psychologist in constant touch with players

Arsenal’s psychologist has been in constant communication with the Premier League club’s players to offer any help they may need during the lockdown due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, manager Mikel Arteta has said.
The National Basketball Association, National Hockey League and Major League Soccer all suspended their respective seasons in mid-March while Major League Baseball also postponed the start of the 2020 season.

Americans won’t attend sports events without vaccine – survey

A large majority of Americans would be reluctant to attend future sporting events unless a vaccine for the coronavirus is developed, a survey by Seton Hall University has found.
An Abuja High Court yesterday finally declined to join the names of President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick and the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi to a case of financial misappropriation brought before it by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

NFF supremo joins war against coronavirus

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has joined the global battle to save mankind as the president of the soccer house, Amaju Melvin Pinnick released a video telling Nigerians and followers of football to brace up against the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) has announced the suspension of all footballing activities in the country as a measure to help stop the spread of coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Uganda suspends football activities for 32 days

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) has announced the suspension of all footballing activities in the country as a measure to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta acknowledged it will be very hard for the Gunners to secure Champions League qualification via the Premier League after crashing out of the Europa League.

Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta tests positive for coronavirus

Following the development at the Emirates in North London, the Premier League has confirmed it will convene an emergency meeting with top-flight clubs on Friday morning regarding fixtures.
Former assistant coach of Nigeria’s U23 national team Fatai Amoo has stated that coach Imama Amapakabo’s home-based Eagles team have further put themselves under pressure following the team’s consecutive defeats against Togo in two different competitions within a week.

CHANQ: Imama Amapakabo yet to recover from Eagles ouster

Super Eagles team B coach, Imama Amakapabo, is yet to recover from his team ouster from the CHAN qualifiers after the better forgotten disgraceful exit from the event.
Assisat Oshoala

Nigeria vs Cote d’Ivoire: Ebonyi soccer fans call for Super Falcons probe

Soccer fans in Ebonyi on Tuesday urged the football authorities in Nigeria to probe the Super Falcons’ elimination from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics female football event.
Arsenal made a big mistake when they sold Alex Iwobi to Everton.

Alex Iwobi: Being ‘very comfortable’ at Arsenal helped lead to Everton move

Everton winger Alex Iwobi has said that he left Arsenal this summer in part because he had become too comfortable at the club.
Alex Iwobi feels like he has found a new home at Everton following his Deadline Day move and discuses how he has adapted to Merseyside.

Alex Iwobi: I have new home at Everton

Alex Iwobi feels like he has found a "new home" at Everton following his Deadline Day move and discuses how he has adapted to Merseyside.
Enyimba wins record eighth Nigeria Professional Football League title following a 3-0 win against Akwa United in their Championship play-offs fixture at the Agege Stadium as runners-up Kano Pillars will represent Nigeria in 2020 CAF Champions League.

Club rankings: Enyimba retain number one spot in Nigeria

Ahead of 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League Season, Enyimba International, has been ranked 25th in Africa and still retains the first position in Nigeria.
Nigeria dropped two places to second in the latest Beach Soccer Ranking for African team and Sand Eagles star Abu Azeez is disappointing.

Abu Azeez laments Sand Eagles latest ranking

Nigeria dropped two places to second in the latest Beach Soccer Ranking for African team and Sand Eagles star Abu Azeez is disappointing.

Stakeholders await Anambra sports developmental plan, a year after scrapping of ministry

For more than a year after scrapping the Anambra Ministry of Sports and creating the Anambra Sports Development Commission (ASDC), stakeholders are still awaiting the blueprint for development of sports in the state, according to the report by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Some soccer fans in the country have given League Management Company (LMC) a pat on the back for dishing out punishments following the show of Shame involving Premier league side Kano pillars and team Captain Rabiu Ali.

Fans hail LMC over Rabiu Ali, Kano Pillars’ hammer

Some soccer fans in the country have given League Management Company (LMC) a pat on the back for dishing out punishments following the show of Shame involving Premier league side Kano pillars and team Captain Rabiu Ali.

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Benue SSG, COS, 32 others test positive for coronavirus

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue said the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Tony Ijohor and Chief of Staff, Mr Terwase Orbunde have tested positive for COVID-19.

Benue governor advises contacts to self-isolate as he confirms wife, SSG coronavirus positive

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has confirmed that his wife, Dr. Mrs. Eunice Ortom and Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Prof. Anthony Ijohor tested positive for COVID-19.
The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has announced the easing of lockdown in the state despite rising numbers of the coronavirus.

Governor Ganduje: We are winning against coronavirus

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says the state is recording successes in the COVID-19 response aimed at stemming the further spread of the pandemic.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Coronavirus spike sparks anxiety in Bayelsa

The Acting Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Daniel Alabrah, quoted him as expressing deep concern over the fatality rate of 6.5% the state has recorded so far, which, according to him, is higher than the national average of 2.5%.
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Senator Saraki knocks APC for linking him with Hushpuppi

A former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has described as irresponsible and cheap politics, a statement credited to the All Progressives Congress, which tried to link him with a cyber-crime suspect, Ramon Abbas aka Hushpuppi, who was recently arrested in the United Arab Emirates and extradited to the United States.