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Eagles 29th on FIFA rankings

Nigeria moved to 29th position as the FIFA World Rankings returned on Thursday after six months. The global order of national team’s seedings, updated monthly, had been halted since March following the outbreak of coronavirus, which

‘I’m staying at Barcelona’ – Messi

Barcelona’s all-time leading goalscorer Lionel Messi says he is staying on at the club because he cannot see himself paying a release clause worth 700 million euros. There has been talk of possible teams buying him out but the release

COVID-19: Pogba tests positive

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has tested positive for coronavirus, says France manager Didier Deschamps. The 27-year-old will have to self-isolate for 14 days. He will miss France’s Nations League game in Sweden on

COVID-19 hits Chelsea players

Several Chelsea players have not returned for pre-season training after testing positive for COVID-19, according to reports in British media. The reports did not name the players and Chelsea did not immediately respond to a Reuters

Premier league announce 2020/21 fixtures

Defending Champions Champions will kick off the 2020/2021 season by hosting Leeds Utd. It would be the first time in 16 years the Marcelo Bielsa-tutored Leeds will play in the EPL after a dramatic promotion season. The match holds on

Ronald Koeman becomes Barcelona’s new coach

Barcelona announced on Wednesday that Ronald Koeman is the club’s new manager. Koeman, who takes over from Quique Setien who was fired at the start of the week, signed a two-year contract at Camp Nou till 30 June 2022.” A statement

Messi ready to dump Barcelona

Lionel Messi is ready to walk from Barcelona next year unless there is a total restructuring of the club. That’s the bombshell news from Cadena COPE on Saturday which claims that the Ballon d’Or winner has issued a warning to the Barça

FG approves the return of sports

The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved the return of non-combat sports after sporting activities were suspended as a result of COVID-19 pandemic in March. It also approved the use of recreational parks for supervised physical

Nigerian BasketBall Star dies in Serbia

THE Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), yesterday announced the sudden death of 27-year-old D’Tigers invitee Michael Olalekan Ojo. NBBF President, Engr. Musa Kida said of the late player: “This is another flower that