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Arsenal are hoping to ‘nick’ Anthony Joshua’s heavyweight world title clash with Kubrat Pulev from North London rivals Tottenham, Eddie Hearn has admitted.

Kubrat Pulev to donate half of Anthony Joshua fee to fight coronavirus

Heavyweight title contender Kubrat Pulev will donate half of his Anthony Joshua fight fee to the battle against Coronavirus Disease.
Daniele De Rossi said playing for Boca Juniors showed him Argentina has a passion for football that Italy cannot match, describing the club's La Bombonera stadium as absurd and sensational.

Daniele De Rossi: Argentina has a passion that Italy cannot match

Daniele De Rossi said playing for Boca Juniors showed him Argentina has a passion for football that Italy cannot match, describing the club's La Bombonera stadium as "absurd and sensational".
Lagos State Government has taken delivery of a 110-bed isolation facility on the Lagos Island, where confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the State can be managed and treated. The facility was conceived and built in collaboration with the management of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank). Managing Director of GTBank, Mr. Segun Agbaje, on Saturday, personally handed over the hospital facility to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, five days after the bank started the construction of the isolation centre sited on the main bowl of the Mobolaji Olufunsho Johnson Stadium in Onikan.

Lagos takes delivery of 110-bed isolation centre jointly built with GTBank

Lagos State Government has taken delivery of a 110-bed isolation facility on the Lagos Island, where confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the State can be managed and treated. The facility was conceived and built in collaboration with the management of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank).
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Real Madrid to set up Santiago Bernabeu as supplies hub amid coronavirus pandemic

Real Madrid have announced their intention to set up the Santiago Bernabeu stadium as a hub for storing medical supplies, and for organisations and businesses to make monetary or material donations in the ongoing fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel has reacted for the first time after his contract termination by Trabzonspor over coronavirus comment.

Trabzonspor faults Mikel Obi over coronavirus claim

Trabzonspor has slammed their former Nigerian midfielder John Mikel Obi over comments he made on the club and Turkish authorities handling of the coronavirus outbreak.
Manchester City winger Leroy Sané is reportedly hoping to join Bayern Munich in the January transfer window.

Barcelona, Real Madrid ‘join Leroy Sane race’

Barcelona and Real Madrid have reportedly identified Manchester City winger Leroy Sane as a potential signing. With less than 16 months remaining on his contract, Sane is being linked with a move away from the Etihad Stadium ahead of the next transfer window.
During a session with the club's media, Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo was surprised to receive a call from legend Andy Cole.

Odion Ighalo makes Manchester United shirt revelation, opens up on childhood support

Odion Ighalo has revealed he did not have a name on the back of his Manchester United shirt as a youngster because he was unable to afford it.
Kieran Tierney admits the injury struggles he has endured at Arsenal have been “the toughest time of my life”, with the Scot having taken in a forgettable debut campaign at the Emirates Stadium.

Kieran Tierney admits Arsenal injury absence has been ‘the toughest time of my life’

Kieran Tierney admits the injury struggles he has endured at Arsenal have been “the toughest time of my life”, with the Scot having taken in a forgettable debut campaign at the Emirates Stadium.
Anthony Joshua will defend his IBF, IBO and WBA heavyweight titles against mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev this summer.

Eddie Hearn: Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev fight may be moved

Anthony Joshua’s world heavyweight title fight against Kubrat Pulev on June 20 could be moved to July, says promoter Eddie Hearn.
League leaders Lobi Stars FC of Makurdi will hope to extend their lead in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) when they confront 18th placed Jigawa Golden Stars in one of the matchday 18 fixtures at the Sani Abacha stadium, Kano.

NPFL: Plateau United extend lead at top of table as Enyimba thrash Sunshine Stars

Plateau United extended their lead at the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League following a hard fought 2-1 home win against Nasarawa United at the New Jos Stadium on Sunday.
Liverpool’s Brazilian midfielder Roberto Firmino (L) and Liverpool’s Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah (R) tap hands ahead of the UEFA Champions league Group E football match between Liverpool and Napoli at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on November 27, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP)

Liverpool left to wait and wonder after virus strikes

Liverpool could have been crowned Premier League champions on Monday for the first time in a generation. Instead the stadium will be silent and the streets empty.
Jürgen Klopp has seen his Liverpool side concede seven goals in their last three games. John Sibley-Action Images via Reuters

Liverpool left to wait and wonder after coronavirus strikes

Liverpool could have been crowned Premier League champions on Monday for the first time in a generation. Instead the stadium will be silent and the streets empty.
The Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) has confirmed – effective with this weekend’s match-day 24 – all games of the Rwanda Premier League will be played behind closed doors due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: Rwanda top-flight league to be played behind closed doors

The Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) has confirmed – effective with this weekend’s match-day 24 – all games of the Rwanda Premier League will be played behind closed doors due to the coronavirus pandemic.
David Luiz is an “unbelievable player”, according to Pablo Mari, with an Arsenal new boy welcoming the opportunity work with a decorated Brazil international.

Pablo Mari: David Luiz is an unbelievable player

David Luiz is an “unbelievable player”, according to Pablo Mari, with an Arsenal new boy welcoming the opportunity work with a decorated Brazil international.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has reacted to the death of Nasarawa United’s Chineme Martins, during a Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixture on Sunday.

LMC bans Lafia stadium over player’s death

The League management Company (LMC) has demanded the withdrawal of Christian Mbah, the match commissioner, who was in charge of the ill-fated Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 23 fixture between Nasarawa United and Katsina United on Sunday at the Lafia City Stadium.
Mauro Icardi hasn’t started a match since February 15 when Paris Saint-Germain drew against Amiens SC 4-4.

Paris Saint-Germain under pressure against Borussia Dortmund

Nothing ever seems to go to plan in the Champions League for Paris Saint-Germain, whose bid to avoid yet another exit in the first knockout round against Borussia Dortmund will be played out before an empty stadium on Wednesday.
Rangers international of international of Enugu forward Israel Abia says the players are disappointed with their inability to take all three points against MFM FC on Sunday.

Rangers forward regrets penalty miss against MFM at Agege stadium

Rangers international of international of Enugu forward Israel Abia says the players are disappointed with their inability to take all three points against MFM FC on Sunday.
Nasarawa united FC coach Bala Nkiyu has expressed shock over the unfortunate death of Martins Chineme who slumped just a minute into the second half of the NPFL match day 23 fixture against Katsina united at the Lafia stadium .

Nasarawa coach shocked over player’s sudden demise

Nasarawa united FC coach Bala Nkiyu has expressed shock over the unfortunate death of Martins Chineme who slumped just a minute into the second half of the NPFL match day 23 fixture against Katsina united at the Lafia stadium and was pronounced dead just on arrival at the hospital in Lafia.

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila: Chinese doctors must be quaratined

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila on Monday insisted the Chinese doctors coming to help in the fight against COVID-19 must first be quarantined for 14 days and comply with all relevant laws in the country.
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New York increases fine for violating social distancing guidelines to $1,000

New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, on Monday said that fines for violating social distancing guidelines would be increased from $500 to $1,000.
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Nigeria declares April 10, 13 as Easter holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 10 and Monday, April 13 as public holidays to mark the 2020 Easter Celebration.
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Kano coronavirus fund raising committee hits N400 million

The COVID-19 Fund Raising Committee constituted by governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state submitted its interim report on Monday, saying it had raised almost N400m.
The Embassy of Japan, in collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Street To School Initiative, has unveiled a newly renovated ultra-modern Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) for residents of Surulere Community in Agbado-Oke-Odo, Lagos

Japan donates $236, 000 for humanitarian mine action in Northeast

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has received a donation of $236, 363 from the Government of Japan to support the UNMAS Nigeria in providing critical life-saving humanitarian assistance to civilians and humanitarian actors in the Northeast.