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Covid-19: Ibrahimovic reacts to result after testing positive

AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the latest player to have contacted covid-19.He said he has tested to covid today through his twitter account which he tagged a bad idea according to him."I tested negative to Covid yesterday and positive today. No symptoms what so ever. Covid had the courage to challenge me. Bad idea" Zlatan Ibrahimovic will go on self isolation for two weeks before going for further screening.

Mbappe Describes Ronaldo's Bicycle kick vs Juventus a "Legendary goal"

PSG and France forward Kylian Mbappe has made it known that the bicycle kick Cristiano Ronaldo scored against Juventus then was the best goal he has ever seen meanwhile he called it a legendary goal.


The Juventus sensation scored the bicycle kick in 2018 UEFA Champions League knock out stage.
KMbappe :"Cristiano Ronaldo’s bicycle kick goal against Buffon is the best goal I’ve ever seen. that is a LEGENDARY goal.” 
All football activities is on halt because of the global pandemic.

Covid-19: Buhari to ease lockdown from May 4

ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI,  PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE CUMULATIVE LOCKDOWN ORDER OF LAGOS AND OGUN STATES AS WELL AS THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY ON COVID- 19 PANDEMIC  AT THE STATE HOUSE, ABUJA MONDAY, 27th APRIL, 2020

Fellow Nigerians 
I will start by commending you all for the resilience and patriotism that you have shown in our collective fight against the biggest health challenge of our generation.
As at yesterday, 26th April 2020, some three million confirmed cases of COVID nineteen have been recorded globally with about nine hundred thousand recoveries. Unfortunately, some two hundred thousand people have also diedpassed away as a result of this pandemic. 
The health systems and economies of many nations continue to struggle as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. 
 Nigeria continues to adopt and adapt to these new global realities on a daily basis. This evening, I will present the facts as they are and explain our plans for the coming month knowing…

Ajax Denied Title as Eredivisie Cancelled

Ajax denied title as Dutch Eredivisie season declared void.


There will also be no promotion to the Dutch Eredivisie or relegation from the top flight but Ajax set to clinch top European berth
The Dutch Eredivisie season has been ended with immediate effect, meaning league leaders Ajax have been denied the title.
There will also be no promotion to the Dutch Eredivisie or relegation from the top flight, following an agreement reached over a video conference call between the Dutch FA (KNVB) and clubs.
Ajax were top of the Eredivisie table, ahead of AZ Alkmaar on goal difference, with nine rounds of matches to play when the season was suspended.
The Eredivisie have put Ajax forward to go directly to the play-offs of the Champions League, with AZ playing in the second qualifying round.
 Third placed Feyenoord go straight into the group stage of the Europa League with PSV and Willem II qualifying for the second qualifying round for the competition.
But AZ have released a statement saying they are …

Bundesliga to resume May 9

Germany's Bundesliga would be the first league in Europe to resume during the coronavirus pandemic according to sky sports news.
Germany's Bundesliga would be the first league in Europe to resume during the coronavirus pandemic The Bundesliga is ready to return on May 9 if the German government gives it the green light, league officials have confirmed.
The league has been suspended since mid-March due to the outbreak of coronavirus, which has infected more than 148,000 and killed over 5,000 people in Germany.
Its resumption, behind closed doors, remains dependent on government and all federal states' approval, and Bundesliga chief executive Christian Seifert warned providing an exact date "would be presumptuous and is not in our hands". "If we should start on May 9, we are ready. If it is later we will be ready again," Seifert said.
"We can only offer the framework conditions."
Stadiums like the Allianz Arena will remain closed to fans Finishing the 2…

Transfer Rumour: Chelsea to sign Philipe Coutinho

Chelsea are one of the clubs that have been offered the chance to sign Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona according to Sky sports news.
He is currently on loan at Bayern Munich until the end of the season, but the Bundesliga club are unlikely to take up their option to sign him permanently.

Coutinho moved to Barcelona from Liverpool for £145m three years ago.

He came on as a second-half substitute when Bayern won 3-0 win at Chelsea two months ago and while he was in London he told his agent he would be interested in returning to the Premier League.

Chelsea will strengthen their squad in the next transfer window, and have already signed Hakim Ziyech from Ajax but have Pedro, Willian and Olivier Giroud out of contract this summer

Mourinho made me a better player - Rashford

Manchester United forward Marcos Rashford has labelled his former boss as the person who made him a better player and improved him more.

Although towards the end of the Mourinho era as United boss, there was some ups and downs between both of them nonetheless, the England forward as voiced out to speak in awe of him.

Rashford said: “As an all-round player, I think I’ve improved a lot and a lot of it is down to them two years under Jose [Mourinho]. Yeah, we had ups and downs, but when I look back on it, it was a tough period but definitely a period that made me a better player.” 

Jose Mourinho was later sacked and replaced by the current manager Ole Solkjaer after failing to put the team back to winning ways.

Fernandes is a good player - Ighalo

Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo has raised his voice to salute his club team mate Bruno Fernandes. He described him as a very good player who understands him well.

Ighalo on Bruno Fernandes: "You can see the understanding between him and Martial, you can see the understanding between me and him, so he’s a very good player. And he’s not even settled down yet!"
Ighalo: "Sometimes in games it’s difficult to do it, sometimes you face a tougher opponent but this is someone who every day you see in training and say wow, he's [Martial] a good player." He told mulive .
Ighalo and Bruno Fernandes joined the Premier league giant before the end of January transfer window and had been in a blistering form before the suspension of the league because of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Rockfeller Foundation, Food system Vision Prize: University of the West of England (UWE) team in partnership with Lagos Food Bank Initiative(LFBI) reaches semifinal

In 2050, the data and information revolution connects citizens to see, know and shape the foodscape of Africa’s leading mega-city.  Lead Applicant Organization Name Centre for Public Health and Wellbeing Research, University of the West of England (UWE) Lead Applicant Organization Type Researcher Institution If part of a multi-stakeholder entity (i.e. team), provide the names of other organizations and types of stakeholders collaborating with you. Lagos Food Bank Initiative (LFBI): Lagos's lea…

Covid-19: Manchester City to Defer players salaries

Manchester City are in advanced talks with their players over deferring salaries to help the club navigate through the coronavirus crisis.
City have received a positive response from many of Pep Guardiola’s men. 

Cristiano Ronaldo to go back to Madrid for £50M

Here are what the papers are saying on player transfer.
Juventus are willing to let Cristiano Ronaldo go back to his former club Real Madrid for £50m.
Championship clubs are considering a "nuclear option" of going into group administration in a move that could change the face of English football.
Tottenham's players are unhappy with the club's decision to furlough non-playing staff, which has increased their resistance to taking pay-cuts.
Chelsea's hopes of signing AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma could have improved because of FIFA's announcement over the summer transfer window, which are expected to lead to a buyer's market especially for players whose contracts are running down.
Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani has agreed to pay his players a two per cent bonus when football resumes after they agreed to wage deferrals last month.
Athletics chiefs could confirm later this week that plans are in place to have the Commonwealth Games, European and World Cha…

De Bruyne one of the best in the world - Del Piero

Former Juventus and Italy player Alessandro Del Piero has made it known that Manchester City forward Kevin De Bruyne Should be considered among the best in the world.
Alessandro Del Piero feels Kevin De Bruyne should be considered among the best after Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar. 
He said : "In addition to the sacred names such as Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar that attract the audience at 360 degrees, there players of incredible depth, like De Brune.