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Premier League: Pogba Scores First Goal in Over One Year as United Make History_Ada Nkong

Manchester United should see success as winning the Premier League, not just making the top four, said Paul Pogba after netting his first goal for over a year in another comfortable 3-0 win for the Red Devils at Aston Villa. United became the first side in Premier League history to win four straight games by… Continue reading Premier League: Pogba Scores First Goal in Over One Year as United Make History_Ada Nkong

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Covid-19: Nigerian Women Premeir League Cancelled_Femi Ehiabhi

The Nigeria Women’s Football League [NWFL] board, yesterday, announced the cancellation of the 2019-20 Nigerian Women’s Premier League [NWPL] due to the coronavirus disruptions. The campaign, which was initially set to kick off on March 25, was postponed indefinitely four days earlier over the global health crisis. This cancellation means the women’s leagues, including the top-flight,… Continue reading Covid-19: Nigerian Women Premeir League Cancelled_Femi Ehiabhi

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Chelsea Win Hinders Man Utd Race for Premier League Top Four _Ada Nkong

Chelsea held on to their place in the Premier League’s top four by bouncing back to beat Watford 3-0 on Saturday after Manchester United briefly powered past with a 5-2 rout of struggling Bournemouth. Third-placed Leicester also got back on track with Jamie Vardy reaching 100 top-flight goals in a comfortable 3-0 win against Crystal… Continue reading Chelsea Win Hinders Man Utd Race for Premier League Top Four _Ada Nkong

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CAF Club Competition Qualifiers_Ada Nkong

Lists of clubs who have qualified for the 2020/2021 Confederation of African Football (CAF) competitions after Simba of Tanzania secured a place in the Champions League at the weekend: CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Two entrants permitted Angola: Petro Luanda, Primeiro Agosto; Democratic Republic of Congo: TP Mazembe, V Club; Guinea: Ashanti Siguiri, Horoya; Nigeria: Plateau Utd, Enyimba… Continue reading CAF Club Competition Qualifiers_Ada Nkong

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Covid-19 has caused unprecedented crisis for European Football_Femi Ehiabhi

European football clubs could take a 20 to 25 percent hit to their enterprise values (EV) because of the “unprecedented crisis” caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. A study conducted by KPMG revealed this, taking into account players’ devaluation as well as the performance of the largest listed teams in recent months. It then compared this… Continue reading Covid-19 has caused unprecedented crisis for European Football_Femi Ehiabhi

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FRiendly match put off: “Michael O’Neill has tested positive for the Covid-19 virus”_Femi Ehiabhi

Stoke City were forced to scrap a friendly against Manchester United at the last minute after learning that manager Michael O’Neill had tested positive for coronavirus. A planned friendly match between Stoke and Manchester United which was to take place at the Carrington training base was dramatically cancelled at the last minute on Tuesday after they received… Continue reading FRiendly match put off: “Michael O’Neill has tested positive for the Covid-19 virus”_Femi Ehiabhi

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Man City Faces Critical Appeal Against Two Season Ban _Ada Nkong

Manchester City’s appeal against a two-year ban from European competition will be heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) from Monday in a case of wide-reaching repercussions. City are accused of overstating sponsorship revenue to hide that they had not complied with UEFA’s financial fair play (FFP) rules between 2012 and 2016 and… Continue reading Man City Faces Critical Appeal Against Two Season Ban _Ada Nkong

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Women’s Super league: Mixed fortunes for Chelsea and Liverpool_Femi Ehiabhi

Chelsea were awarded the Women’s Super League title on Friday as the Football Association applied a points-per-game formula to decide standings from the curtailed season. The Blues were a point behind Manchester City at the top of the table when the campaign was stopped due to the coronavirus pandemic in March but had played one… Continue reading Women’s Super league: Mixed fortunes for Chelsea and Liverpool_Femi Ehiabhi

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Christian Ronaldo Becomes First Billionaire in Football_Ada Nkong

The Juventus star, 35, has become only the THIRD sports star to reach the milestone, joining Tiger Woods and Floyd Mayweather Jr, according to Forbes.Ronaldo raked in £85million in the last year from his wages and endorsement deals, pushing him into the billions for career earnings. His annual earnings were actually down nine per cent,… Continue reading Christian Ronaldo Becomes First Billionaire in Football_Ada Nkong