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Uruguayan football federation lays off 400, including head coach

The Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) announced that almost all of its staff, including coach Oscar Tabarez, have been laid off due to the coronavirus pandemic that has frozen sport worldwide.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday became the latest celebrity to test positive for COVID-19, joining heir to the throne Prince Charles.

Celebrities hit by coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday became the latest celebrity to test positive for COVID-19, joining heir to the throne Prince Charles.
Neymar admits to having grown up wanting to be like Manchester United legend David Beckham, with the Brazilian modelling his game on the ex-England captain.

Marcos Cafu: Neymar better player than Lionel Messi

World Cup winner, Marcos Cafu, insisted PSG star Neymar is a superior talent to Barcelona captain Leo Messi.
Chelsea will have to wait until at least the summer to try and secure the signings of top attacking targets Jadon Sancho and Timo Werner.

Lothar Matthaus: Why Jadon Sancho should reject any move to Man Utd or Chelsea...

The 1990 FIFA World Player of the Year and World Cup winner Lothar Matthaus has revealed why Jadon Sancho should reject any move to Manchester United or Chelsea in the summer transfer window.
Nigerian youngster Henry Offia is happy with his decision to join Swedish side Dalkurd FF.

Flying Eagles star looking forward to a good adventure in Sweden

Offia has not made his official appearance for the Club, but he’s working hard to be ready for selection when football return after recent shut down across Europe due to coronavirus pandemic.
Olivier Giroud has confirmed he “did everything” he could to organise a move away from Chelsea in January.

Olivier Giroud rejects one-year Chelsea contract extension

Chelsea are looking to not lose Olivier Giroud on a free transfer this summer but it appears that the World Cup-winning striker may already have his mind made up.
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Fifa grant Kenya more time to pay former coach

World football governing body, Fifa, have handed Kenya 30 more days to pay former Harambee Stars coach Adel Amrouche.
Leicester City attacking midfielder James Maddison has heaped praises on teammate Wilfred Ndidi for his contributions towards the team’s 2-0 victory against Arsenal at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.

Barcelona eyeing to make move for Super Eagles star

Barcelona eyeing to make move for Super Eagles star Wilfred Ndidi in the summer as the La Liga holder looking for Sergio Busquets longtime replacement.
Leicester City assistant manager Kolo Toure said his dream is to see an African team lift the Fifa World Cup trophy in the near future.

Leicester City coach Kolo Toure reveals World Cup dream

The ex-Ivory Coast international played for Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool in England before calling time on his career at Scottish Premiership side Celtic.
First choice in goal Adamu Abubakar is joined by Super Eagles’ goaltender Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Enyimba’s Theophilus Afelokhai, as well as defenders Olisah Ndah, John Lazarus, Etboy Akpan and Ebube Duru.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: Islam Slimani tougher to face than Ryhad Mahrez

Nigeria goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has picked Algeria and Monaco forward Islam Slimani as the toughest player he has ever faced.
Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho was behind bars on Saturday after being arrested for entering Paraguay on a fake passport, a judge in Asuncion confirmed Saturday.

Barcelona cut ties with Ronaldinho

Ronaldinho is facing a worst case scenario in his battle to be released from prison after a key witness failed to give evidence and Barcelona cut ties with him.
Paul Pogba's time at Man Utd is up this summer - as he was seen training in a Juventus shirt on WednesdayCredit- Instagram

Claudio Marchisio wants Paul Pogba back at Juventus

Paul Pogba was warned off a return to Manchester United in the summer of 2016, with Claudio Marchisio revealing that he advised the Frenchman against leaving Juventus for Old Trafford.
Simone Biles, the most decorated American gymnast with 30 Olympic and world championship medals, has excited fans with a four-second video clip of a training vault no woman has performed in competition.

Olympic gymnastics qualifier in Tokyo cancelled over virus

A Tokyo Olympics gymnastics qualifier next month, which had hoped to feature US superstar Simone Biles among its participants, was cancelled Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic continued to cast a shadow over this year’s Games.
Juventus’ French midfielder Blaise Matuidi during the Italian Serie A football match Juventus vs Inter Milan, at the Juventus stadium in Turin on March 8, 2020. – The match is played behind closed doors due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. (Photo by Vincenzo PINTO / AFP)

French World Cup winner Blaise Matuidi, Verona’s Mattia Zaccagni catch coronavirus

Juventus’s France World Cup winner Blaise Matuidi and Hellas Verona’s Mattia Zaccagni have both tested positive for coronavirus, their Serie A clubs confirmed on Tuesday.
France World Cup winner Blaise Matuidi has tested positive for coronavirus but is currently asymptomatic, his club Juventus confirmed on Tuesday.

Juventus star Blaise Matuidi tests positive for coronavirus

France World Cup winner Blaise Matuidi has tested positive for coronavirus but is currently asymptomatic, his club Juventus confirmed on Tuesday.
Legendary Argentina striker Gabriel Batistuta has explained the reason he snubbed Europeans giants like Real Madrid and AC Milan during his playing career in Europe.

Gabriel Batistuta: Why I did not sign for Real Madrid and AC Milan

Legendary Argentina striker Gabriel Batistuta has explained the reason he snubbed Europeans giants like Real Madrid and AC Milan during his playing career in Europe.
Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has lifted the lid on why he makes late substitutions in games.

Super Eagles coach waiting on NFF for new contract

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has stated he is waiting to hear from Nigeria Football Federation on a new contract.
Former Brazil and Barcelona player Ronaldinho Gaucho

Brazil legend Ronaldinho ‘caught up in money laundering scheme with criminals’

Brazilian legend Ronaldinho has been linked to a possible money laundering scheme – though investigators are unsure over how much he knew of what was happening.

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Kebbi state Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has charged all the Civil Societies and Non- Governmental Organizations in the state to partner with state government for progress and energies youths through empowerment activities.

Kebbi shuts borders

The Kebbi State Government has directed the closure of all its borders with neighbouring states, effective from midnight, Saturday, March 28, as part of measures to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
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NNPC shutdown supply over ‘pipeline leakage’

Following the pipeline leakage at Satellite Town in Lagos, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Saturday, said it has shut down the supply and is currently evacuating petroleum product from the line.

Kaduna arrests two clerics for conducting Jumat service

Kaduna State government has arrested two clerics for conducting Friday congregational prayers in two communities of Kaduna North local government area, in violation of the curfew imposed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Odion Ighalo has expressed his delight after playing in his first Manchester derby at Old Trafford on Sunday, completesports.com reports.

Paul Merson: Odion Ighalo would be foolish to turn down permanent move to Manchester...

Paul Merson believes Odion Ighalo would be foolish to turn down a permanent move to Manchester United and return to parent club Shanghai Shenhua at the end of the season.
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Senator Omo-Agege: Asiwaju Tinubu still has a lot to offer Nigeria

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo Agege, All Progressives Congress, APC, Delta Central yesterday said that the National Leader of APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu still has a lot to offer Nigeria in the area of leadership and nation-building.