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Barcelona’s Luis Suarez has confirmed the club have admitted defeat in the La Liga title race, with their focus now on the Champions League.

Juventus will not sign Luis Suarez – sporting director

Juventus have ended their pursuit of Barcelona striker Luis Suarez, sporting director Fabio Paratici has confirmed.
Real Madrid will struggle to keep out Manchester City without Sergio Ramos, according to Fabio Capello, who says the captain's absence creates an important problem for his old club.

Toni Kroos: Sergio Ramos is the best captain a player can have

Toni Kroos has praised the leadership qualities of Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos, saying he is the best captain any player could have.
FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says he does not wish to have any more disputes with club captain Lionel Messi.

Barca supremo says he won’t go to war anymore with Leo Messi

FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says he does not wish to have any more disputes with club captain Lionel Messi.
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero could miss the first two months of the 2020-2021 English Premier League (EPL) season, manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday.

Pep Guardiola: Kun Aguero could be out of action until November

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero could miss the first two months of the 2020/2021 English Premier League (EPL) season, manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday.
Nigeria Professional Football League side Plateau United has secured the signing Sunday Adetunji to their ranks ahead of the 2020-21 league season.

Plateau United complete the signing of Sunday Adetunji

Nigeria Professional Football League side Plateau United has secured the signing Sunday Adetunji to their ranks ahead of the 2020/21 league season.
Molde striker Leke James has explained the club’s new season goal and objective in both the domestic league and in the UEFA Champions League.

Leke James talks about Molde’s new season objectives

Molde striker Leke James has explained the club’s new season goal and objective in both the domestic league and in the UEFA Champions League.
Juventus head coach Andrea Pirlo has stressed the importance of signing a striker ahead of the new Serie A campaign.

Juventus coach completes coaching qualifications with near-perfect score

Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo has completed his UEFA coaching qualifications just days before taking charge of his first match with the Bianconeri.
JORGE JESUS OF SL BENFICA. GETTY IMAGES

Benfica out of UEFA Champions League qualifying round

Former European Cup winners Benfica crashed out of the 2020/2021 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round on Tuesday after a shock 2-1 defeat at PAOK Salonika.
They have been under threat from a Sevilla side on the rise and an ambitious Villarreal.

Sevilla take aim at Atletico Madrid as La Liga’s third force

Atletico Madrid have been sitting comfortably as Spain’s third power for the best part of a decade but that status is under threat ahead of the new La Liga campaign.
Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara agrees personal terms with Liverpool.

Premier League target Thiago Alcantara reports for Bayern training

Spain midfielder Thiago Alcantara, who has been linked to Liverpool and Manchester United, took part in Bayern Munich’s first full training session on Friday in preparation for the new season.
Belgium manager Roberto Martinez is set to drop Eden Hazard for the clash against Iceland in the UEFA Nations League on Tuesday.

Belgium coach set to drop Eden Hazard against Iceland

Belgium manager Roberto Martinez is set to drop Eden Hazard for the clash against Iceland in the UEFA Nations League on Tuesday.
Kylian Mbappe was absent from Paris Saint-Germain training once again on Tuesday, as he continues to struggle with a throat infection ahead of a Champions League showdown against Borussia Dortmund.

Paris Saint-Germain star tests positive for coronavirus

Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe has tested positive for coronavirus and has left the France national squad
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis says he is looking forward to seeing more of Victor Osimhen after the Nigerian scored a hat-trick in his first game for the Serie A side.

UEFA hails Victor Osimhen after second hat-trick for Napoli

Europe’s football governing body UEFA has praised Victor Osimhen after he scored his second hat-trick for Napoli, in their 4-0 win against Teramo in Friday’s pre-season game.
Lionel Messi can only leave Barcelona if his €700 million (£624m-$823m) release clause is met, La Liga have confirmed on Sunday.

Luis Enrique: Barcelona will continue to win titles without Leo Messi

Former Barcelona coach Luiz Enrique insists the Catalan giants ‘will continue to win titles’ without Lionel Messi.
Lionel Messi, who did not score or provide an assist for the first time in a home Champions League group game since 2012, struck the bar and had the best of Barca’s six shots on target.

Luis Enrique: Leo Messi will leave Barcelona ‘sooner or later’

Luis Enrique has expressed his belief that "Barcelona will continue to win" without Lionel Messi, while predicting the and Six-time Ballon d'Or winner will leave "sooner or later".
Scotland’s Nations League game vs the Czech Republic will not take place due to “the current situation with Covid-19”, the Czech FA has said, without telling Scotland, who are preparing for Monday’s fixture as normal.

Czech FA calls off Nations League game without informing Scotland

Scotland’s Nations League game vs the Czech Republic will not take place due to “the current situation with Covid-19”, the Czech FA has said, without telling Scotland, who are preparing for Monday’s fixture as normal.
Slovan Bratislava lost its appeal Friday against exclusion from the Champions League by UEFA after players tested positive for COVID-19 in pre-game checks.

Virus-hit club loses CAS appeal against UCL ouster

Slovan Bratislava lost its appeal Friday against exclusion from the Champions League by UEFA after players tested positive for COVID-19 in pre-game checks.
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FIFA warns Iran over government interference

FIFA has issued another warning to the Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) over interference in its affairs, amid concern regarding the involvement of the country’s judicial authorities in a dispute between the governing body and a former coach.

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NSE market indicators resume week with 0.01% growth

The market indicators of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) resumed transactions for the week on Monday with a marginal growth of 0.01 per cent, amid cautious trading.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / The container ship MSC Samantha of the Meriterranean Shipping Company is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

NPA: 20 ships discharging petrol other items at Lagos port

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Monday said that 20 ships at the Lagos ports were discharging petroleum products and food stuff.
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) is set to commence a comprehensive audit and survey of downstream oil and gas logistic facilities, with a view to identifying the infrastructure gap in the sector

PPPRA: Previous administrations spent N8.9 trillion on subsidy in 10 years

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, yesterday, disclosed that N8.9 trillion was spent on fuel subsidy by the Federal Government, mainly by previous administrations, between 2006 and 2015.
Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, who stated this yesterday during the daily briefing of the Taskforce, added that the federal government would also put in place measures to control the movement of nomadic herdsmen who go across the border in search of greener pastures for their cattle.

PTF warns against neglect of virus protocols

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has warned against perceived neglect of the non-pharmaceutical protocols and other measures aimed at tackling the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has expressed his administration’s commitment to the development of the education sector as the key to high-level human capital development needed for emancipation of the people.

Kogi governor sacks revenue board

The board of Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGIRS) has been sacked with immediate effect.