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Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo joins Manchester United

Ighalo may leave Manchester United this week

Ighalo’s original deal was until May 31 but United’s season will now extend well beyond that as a result of the coronavirus pandemic

Taiwo Awoniyi,

Bundesliga: Awoniyi suffers heavy defeat with Mainz

Timo Werner was the man-of-the-match, scoring a hat-trick against Mainz for the second time this season.

Victor Osimhen

Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen loses dad

Patrick Osimhen, 80, died in Lagos on Saturday night following a brief illness

I will encourage my children to play for Nigeria – Odemwingie

Aside from Nigeria, Odemwingie’s Children also have Russian and British roots.

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Coronavirus: Premier League confirms two new cases

Eight positive tests have been returned out of a total of 1,744 tests conducted in the first two rounds

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La Liga gets Spanish govt’s green light to resume from June 8

All organised football in Spain was provisionally suspended on March 12, although clubs in the top two divisions have since returned to group training.

Bukayo Saka

Coronavirus: Bukayo Saka, other Arsenal stars resume training

Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool among others had resume earlier

Anthony Joshua showing off his belts [Photo: Sky Sports]

Boxing: Anthony Joshua anticipating Mike Tyson’s comeback

Anthony Joshua says Mike Tyson holds a special place in his heart.

Danish Super League

Danish League restarts with drive-in cinema

The first match, after a coronavirus-related break of two-and-a-half months, is a regional derby between Aarhus and Randers.

Keshi and his technical crew with coach Houdonou standing next to Amokachi

Amidst corruption allegations, fresh look at Keshi’s 2014 Super Eagles World Cup squad

Rightly or wrongly, pundits have continued to question Keshi’s yardstick for selection of his final squad to the World Cup in Brazil.

IOC president says Tokyo Games would be cancelled if not held in 2021

In March, the IOC and Japanese government took the unprecedented decision to delay the Games, which had been due to start in July, for a year due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Former Super Eagles defender Sunday Eboigbe.

Ailing former Super Eagles defender gets medical support

Eboigbe played alongside the likes of Bright Omokaro, Stephen Keshi, Augustine Eguavoen, and Friday Elaho, among others.

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EPL: Two Chelsea players sign new deals

The players have both signed deals which will keep them at Stamford Bridge till the end of the 2020/21 season.

Some of the "premium mannequins" at FC Seoul's match

South Korean club face punishment for placing sex dolls in the stands

The club placed the dolls, some of which were dressed in the team’s colours while others held placards supporting the side, in the stands

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Ex-Valencia Coach Hector Cuper gutted as NFF moves to stick with Rohr

The Argentine coach was hoping for a breakdown in negotiations between the NFF and Rohr.

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Genort Rohr.

NFF issues ultimatum to resolve Gernot Rohr’s contract

The NFF has mandated its scribe to tighten all loose ends delaying the coach’s new contract.

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Coronavirus: Nigeria Open tennis tournament cancelled

A special invitational tournament is being muted towards the end of the year.

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Nigeria’s Taiwo Awoniyi scores first Bundesliga goal

Awoniyi has now joined the likes of Okocha, Oliseh, and Akpoborie on the long list of Nigerians to score in the Bundesliga

kelechi Anuna

Coronavirus: Nigerian basketball star distributes relief materials

The basketball star says he believes governments at various levels cannot be left alone at this crucial time.

Keshi and his technical crew with coach Houdonou standing next to Amokachi

Bribery allegations against Keshi baseless – Ex-Super Eagles Assistant Coach Houdonou

Houdonou who served as a physical trainer under Keshi said the Big Boss deserves to rest in peace.

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Coronavirus: CAF approves early cash prizes for Enyimba, Enugu Rangers

Clubs usually receive their financial entitlements for the Interclub competitions at the end of the season.

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Bundesliga resumes after two-month break

Haaland was on target for Dortmund in their big derby win.

Club Brugge

Club Brugge formally declared Belgian champions

Brugge had a runaway 15-point lead with one match left in the regular season and will take up an automatic spot in next season’s Champions League group phase.

Borussia Dortmund

Coronavirus: German Bundesliga restarts with ‘ghost’ derby

The Bundesliga is the first major sports league to resume since world sport was brought to a standstill by the pandemic.

Ike-Shorunmu

2014 World Cup: Shorunmu faults Chinedu Obasi’s bribery allegations

Obasi has been challenged to provide proper evidence to back his claim