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ITALIAN FOOTBALL CLUB JUVENTUS ANNOUNCED ON WEDNESDAY THAT ONE OF ITS PLAYERS, DEFENDER DANIELE RUGANI, HAS TESTED POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS.

JURGEN KLOPP SAID ON TUESDAY HE WAS UNSURE WHETHER CLOSING STADIUMS WOULD HELP TACKLE THE CORONAVIRUS AS PEP GUARDIOLA ADMITTED HE DID NOT LIKE THE IDEA OF MATCHES BEING PLAYED IN EMPTY STADIUMS.

ODION IGHALO RUINED WAYNE ROONEY’S HOPES OF LEADING DERBY TO AN FA CUP UPSET AGAINST MANCHESTER UNITED AS THE NIGERIA STRIKER’S DOUBLE SEALED A 3-0 WIN IN THE FIFTH ROUND ON THURSDAY.

THE 1996 ATLANTA OLYMPICS GAMES GOLD MEDALLIST, CHIOMA AJUNWA, WAS THE CYNOSURE OF ALL EYES ON IN THE FOOTBALL EVENT OF THE ON-GOING 12TH POLICE GAMES TAKING PLACE IN AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE.

CHAIRMAN OF THE LEAGUE MANAGEMENT COMPANY, SHEHU DIKKO, SAYS PLAYERS IN THE NIGERIA PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE HAVE ENOUGH QUALITY TO EXCEL IN THE SUPER EAGLES.

BRITISH WORLD CHAMPION ANTHONY JOSHUA WILL FIGHT KUBRAT PULEV AT TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR STADIUM ON SATURDAY 20 JUNE. BULGARIAN PULEV, 38, IS THE MANDATORY IBF CHALLENGER TO TAKE ON JOSHUA, WHO HOLDS THE WBA, IBF AND WBO TITLES.

DETHRONED DEONTAY WILDER WILL FIGHT BRITAIN’S WBC HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION TYSON FURY FOR A THIRD TIME THIS SUMMER, ACCORDING TO PROMOTER BOB ARUM.

ENGLISH CHAMPIONSHIP CLUBS HAVE AGREED IN PRINCIPLE TO MOVE THE SUMMER TRANSFER DEADLINE TO THE END OF AUGUST FOLLOWING THE PREMIER LEAGUE’S DECISION TO CHANGE TO THAT DATE.

ENYIMBA FC OF ABA COACH, FATAI OSHO, SAYS THAT HIS TEAM IS PREPARING HARD AND POISED TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF SUNDAY’S HOME MATCH AGAINST HOROYA ATHLETIC CLUB OF GUINEA IN ABA.

THE INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF POLICE (IGP) MOHAMMED ADAMU, HAS DISBANDED THE 12 ZONAL INTERVENTION SQUAD (ZIS) FOLLOWING THE KILLING OF REMO STARS FOOTBALL CLUB PLAYER KAZEEM TIAMIYU.


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