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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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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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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Manchester United Star Ighalo Matches Personal Record In Derby County FA Cup Victory

Manchester United star Ighalo matches personal record in Derby County FA Cup victory Odion Ighalo matched his personal best for an English club with his brace in Manchester United’s 3-0 victory over Derby County in Thursday’s FA Cup fifth-round tie. Ighalo teamed up with the Red Devils from the Chinese Super side Shanghai Shenhua on loan in January and has been in sparkling form. The former Super Eagles star was handed his second start and made the most of the opportunity, scoring just before the half-time break to double United’s…

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Ighalo A Throwback Not Playing For Money At Man Utd’ – Ferdinand

 ‘Ighalo a throwback not playing for money at Man Utd’ – Ferdinand sees striker silencing critics Odion Ighalo is the perfect “throwback” for Manchester United, says Rio Ferdinand, with the Nigerian striker driven by passion for the club he supported as a boy rather than monetary gain. The Red Devils have struggled to find those qualities at times in the transfer market. That has led Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to favour a different approach to recruitment, with greater emphasis being placed on players with promise and home-grown talent. United broke that mould in…

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Edo State To Introduce VAR Technology In National Sports Festival

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) is to be used in Nigeria for the first time during the football events of the 2020 National Sports Festival to be hosted by Edo State later this month. The VAR was introduced to Africa first time during the AFCON 2019 in Egypt last June. Morocco also made history as the first African country to apply the VAR technology in a domestic match for the first time. However, the technology is one of the many state-of-the-art technology already installed at the refurbished Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium…

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