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FIFA President Infantino contracts Coronavirus

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has tested positive for COVID-19, football’s world governing body said in a statement on Tuesday. Infantino, who is 50 years old, has reported mild symptoms and will quarantine for at least 10 days. A statement read: “FIFA President Gianni Infantino has received confirmation today that he has tested positive for coronavirus. […]

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NFF appoints new officers to oversee men, women senior teams

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced the appointment of Media Officers for the nation’s men and women senior national football teams. A statement by NFF’s Director of Media and Communications, Ademola Olajire, on Tuesday in Abuja, named the Media Officers as Babafemi Raji, for the Super Eagles, and Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu, for the Super Falcons, […]

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Arteta disagreed with Edu over signing Partey, Aouar

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta and the club’s sporting director, Edu, disagreed over if to sign Thomas Partey or Houssem Aouar, L’Equipe reports. It is understood that Partey who eventually arrived from Atletico Madrid on transfer deadline day, was Edu’s choice. However, Arteta wanted more creativity in the middle and preferred Aouar. But Edu’s decision “obviously […]

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COVID-19: Milan keeper Donnarumma, 4 others out of Roma match

AC Milan goalkeeper, Gianluigi Donnarumma and winger, Jens Petter are out of the Roma match, after testing positive for coronavirus.    Three other members of the team staff also tested positive for the virus the Italian club revealed in a statement on Monday.  However, all of them are asymptomatic and have begun isolation at home with local […]

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Bayern okays Gnabry’s return after Coronavirus scare

Gnabry returns after false coronavirus test.By Preye Campbell Serge Gnabry is back into the Bayern Munich team after the German club confirmed that the coronavirus test he returned had been a false positive. The 25-year-old Germany winger tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from international duty, ultimately missing Bayern’s last two games as a result. A […]

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Reports: Pogba quits French team over Macron’s attack on Islam

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has reportedly quit the French national team, following remarks by President Emmanuel Macron, alleging that Islam is the source of international terrorism. Pogba has not confirmed this report on his social media accounts, but trending reports are quoting Middle Eastern news sources. Macron was said to have drawn Pogba’s ire following […]