English Premier League Last Matches

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                              Arsenal  Vs  Watford Burnley  Vs Brighton & Hove Albion Chelsea  Vs  Wolverhampton Wanderers Crystal Palace Vs Tottenham Hotspur Everton  Vs  AFC Bournemouth Leicester City Vs  Manchester United Manchester City  Vs  Norwich City Newcastle United  Vs  Liverpool Southampton  Vs  Sheffield United West Ham United  Vs  Aston Villa

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NFF cancels Nigeria football League Season, Sets September For Resumption

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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed the cancellation of the 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season. There would be no promotion to the top tier league from the Nigeria National League while no team from the NPFL would be relegated, the NFF added. The league was suspended indefinitely after match-day 25 in March, due to COVID-19. The federation stated that the clubs’ positions would be determined by Points Per Game. This would determine clubs that would represent the country in the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup.…

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MultiChoice Decision To Drop EPL, Champions League Rights Deals Blow To Fresh Industry Players

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Stakeholders in the Nigerian broadcast industry have described the decision by satellite broadcast outfit, MultiChoice, to reconsider its hold on the English Premier League (EPL) and the UEFA Champions League as a reflection of the state of the country’s economy. MultiChoice, through its subsidiary, SuperSport, which owns broadcast rights for the EPL in Nigeria and most of the rest of Africa, yesterday said it was considering not renewing the rights for the EPL and the UEFA Champions League when they come up for renewal at the end of the 2020/21…

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CAF Postpones AFCON, CHAN, Interclub, Cancels Women AFCON

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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the rescheduling of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to January 2022. According to a statement on the continental football governing body’s website, this was part of the decisions reached the CAF Executive Committee meeting held on Tuesday via video-conference. ”After consultation with stakeholders and taking into consideration the current global situation, the 2021 AFCON has been rescheduled for January 2022. ”The date for the final tournament and the remaining matches of the qualifiers will be communicated in due course. ”Also,…

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Coronavirus: Qatar Promises 2022 World Cup On Schedule

The 2022 World Cup will take place on time despite the knock-on from the coronavirus pandemic, the host state Qatar has pledged. Qatar’s foreign minister said the designs of the stadiums, which are nearly 90% complete, will comply with any changes to health and safety guidance as a result of COVID-19 and that consultations with the organizing committee are ongoing. Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani told Sky News: “We believe that Qatar is working very closely and strongly with different healthcare organizations to make sure to deliver a healthy…

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Bash Ali: We’ll Have Nothing To Do With Your fight- FG

The Federal Government has foreclosed any involvement in the novelty boxing match, Guinness World Boxing Project, being promoted by former World Cruiserweight Champion, Bash Ali, with an assertion that the proposed bout falls under the purview of the Nigerian Boxing Board of Control, being a professional category that is purely a business concern. The government distanced itself from the fight in a series of documents and correspondence with Bash Ali, who has now been informed through his lawyer, B.O. Nafagha & Co, to refrain from acts that interfere with the…

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OVID-19FIFA Re-Schedules Women’s U20, U17 World Cup To 2021 Cancels 2020 Best Award Ceremony

The women’s Under-20 World Cup tournament in Costa Rica and Panama, postponed from August to September due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has now been rescheduled for January 20 to February 6 of next year, the world governing body FIFA said on Tuesday. The women’s Under-17 World Cup in India, originally planned for November, has also been rescheduled for February 17 to March 7, 2021. Dates were confirmed after taking into account the time needed to complete qualification tournaments. FIFA also confirmed the Futsal World Cup, originally scheduled for September to…

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Nigeria Suspends All Sporting Activities

The Federal Government has announced the suspension of all football activities in the country in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. This was contained in a letter signed by Director, Federation Elites Athletes Department in the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Tayo Oreweme, and addressed to presidents and secretaries-general of national sports federations on Wednesday. The letter, titled ‘Suspension of all national and international competitions including qualification tournaments for Tokyo 2020 games,’ directed all federations to suspend all national and international competitions. The order comes a day after the…

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Mike Obi Quits Turkish Club Over Coronavirus Fears

John Obi Mikel, Trabzonspor, criticized the decision for games to go ahead in Turkey with the coronavirus outbreak Mikel joined the Turkish club as a free agent on a two-year deal last summer. No reason was given for the mutual termination of the contract, but Trabzonspor confirmed the former Super Eagles captain gave up his remaining wages. “The professional football player agreement between our company and John Obi Mikel on 30.06.2019 start date 31.05.2021 has been mutually terminated. “With a mutual termination agreement, the football player gave up all his…

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Sokoto Wins Four Trophies As National Handball Championship Ends

The National Under 12 and 15 Handball Championship ended on Friday with Sokoto Rima teams winning four trophies at the end of the competition. The competition, which started on February 28, had 25 teams from seven States and five academies that included under 12 boys and girls teams and under 15 boys and girls teams. Rima team won the first trophy in under 15 boys and under 12 girls, while Lagos State teams won the under 15 girls and under 12 boys. The second and third positions for under 15…

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