Coronavirus: NFF suspends all football activities

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced the cancellation of all forms of football activities in the country for the next four weeks. NFF Director of Communications, Ademola Olajire, in a statement on Wednesday, disclosed that the shutdown was “as a result of the global coronavirus pandemic’’. He said the shutdown affected all on-field activities involving the various national teams, …

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Coronavirus: Kevin Durant, three other Brooklyn Nets players test positive

Kevin Durant is one of four Brooklyn Nets players, who have tested positive for the coronavirus. The Nets confirmed on Tuesday, that out of the four, only one of them was exhibiting symptoms. “Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine. “We’re going to get through this,” Durant told The Athletic. The Nets did not confirm the identities of …

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BREAKING: Nigerian government postpones National sports festival

Nigerian Government has announced the postponement of the National Sports Festival, Edo 2020. The Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare disclosed this in a series of posts on Tuesday on his Twitter page. He said the festival was postponed following confirmation of the third case of coronavirus in Nigeria. The post read: “Following the briefing of Mr. President from myself and the Minister …

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Coronavirus: UEFA set to conclude Champions League, Europa League in four days

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) will consider a plan that would see the Champions League and Europa League finish in just four days following the coronavirus outbreak in Europe. DAILY POST recalls that both the Champions League and Europa League fixtures have been postponed this week. The quarter-final draw for both tournaments, which were scheduled to be held on Friday, …

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Ighalo set to consider £6m pay cut For Man Utd permanent deal

Former Nigeria international Odion Ighalo will be happy to take a £6 million pay cut to make his Machester United move a permanent one. Ighalo joined United on January deadline day loan transfer as a stopgap striker for the rest of the season. But after scoring four goals in eight appearances already, United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted that deal could turn …

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