Football

Pep Guardiola

Guardiola loses mother to coronavirus

Pep Guardiola’s mother was 82 years old

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Genort Rohr.

NFF gives Rohr conditions for new contract

Pinnick claims many are willing to handle the Super Eagles if Rohr declines the new deal being planned for him.

Abia Warriors goalkeeper, Charles Tambe

Hospital discharges shot Nigerian League goalkeeper

The Cameroonian import who was attacked in Apata Area of Ibadan, Oyo state while observing his personal walkout Friday last week

FOOTBALLERS: Plateau United

COVID-19: How Nigerian footballers are adapting to lockdown

Hundreds of Nigerian sportsmen and women are now at home and are only condemned to personal workout to keep fit.

Abia Warriors goalkeeper, Charles Tambe

Abia Warriors anticipate quick recovery of shot goalkeeper

The goalkeeper is in a stable condition and responding to treatment at the University College Hospital, Ibadan.

Abia Warriors goalkeeper, Charles Tambe

Nigerian league goalkeeper shot, hospitalised

The goalkeeper was attacked by hoodlums who dispossessed him of his valuables before shooting

Odion Ighalo celebrates his goal [PHOTO: talkSPORT]

Ighalo wins first Manchester United award

Ighalo pulled 32% of fans’ vote to emerge as the winner.

Odion Ighalo

Chinese club offers Ighalo bumper deal; star may become Africa’s best paid

Ighalo’s current contract expires in December 2022 and Shanghai want to keep him until December 2024.

Dayo Ojo, football player with Enyimba

Two abducted Nigerian footballers freed

The players have since reunited with their families.

FIFA Headquarters

Football stars join campaign to tackle coronavirus

The campaign promotes five key steps for people to follow to protect their health in line with WHO guidance.

Nigeria Police Force

Kidnappers demand N20 million to release Nigerian footballers

Sources close the families said the kidnappers had earlier demanded N100 million.

UEFA logo [UEFA.com]

#Coronavrius: UEFA postpones club competitions indefinitely

The UEFA Women’s Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Champions League Final are affected.

Mourane Fellaini

Coronavirus: Ex-Manchester United midfielder Fellaini tests positive

The 32-year old hopes “to return to the game as soon as possible”.

Super Eagles stars battle for Pitch Award

In the Goalkeeper of the Year category, Chiamaka Nnadozie will be battling out against the duo of Uzoho and Akpeyi

Ifeanyi George

Nigerian footballer dies In road accident

The player died Sunday morning on his way to Lagos while driving from Enugu.

Lorenzo Sanz [PHOTO: Marca]

Former Real Madrid president, Lorenzo Sanz, dies of coronavirus

Sanz presided over Madrid from 1995 until 2000, leading the club to two European titles, a Spanish league title and a Spanish Super Cup title.

COVID-19: Coronavirus

Another Juventus striker tests positive to coronavirus

Dybala is the third Juventus player to test positive for the coronavirus.

Heartland Vs Kano Pillars NPFL Matchday 13

Coronavirus: Nigerian Football League suspended

The LMC said the decision was to conform with the guidelines for containment of the spread of the global pandemic.

Mikel Obi (Photo Credit: Football Live)

Mikel quits Turkish club amid coronavirus outbreak

The 32-year old will forfeit the rest of his wages after leaving the club in a somewhat controversial manner.

UEFA building used to tell the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: TalkSPORT]

Coronavirus forces postponement of Euro 2020

Talks are also ongoing on how to complete the suspended UCL and Europa League.

Viewing centers in Kaduna

Coronavirus: Nigerian football fans, viewing centres lament suspension of European leagues

Owners of the usually busy viewing centres in Kaduna said the suspension of major European football leagues due to the outbreak of coronavirus is affecting them adversely.

Nigeria’s Flamingoes

U17 World Cup Qualifiers: Nigeria’s Flamingoes beat Guinea to reach next round

Nigeria has qualified for the next round where they would be up against their Ghanaian counterparts.

Sampdoria

Four more Sampdoria players test positive for coronavirus

Sampdoria’s last game was on Sunday against Verona who have gone into self-isolation.

Premier League

Coronavirus: England postpones Premier League, EFL, others

The Premier League, along with the EFL, FA Cup and Women’s Super League have all been postponed.

French Leagues

Coronavirus forces postponement of French Leagues

The likes of Victor Osimhen, Moses Simon and Samuel Kalu are all playing in the French League.