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48 Players Tested Positive To COVID-19 – NBA

By Onwuka Gerald The National Basketball Association (NBA) on Wednesday announced that 48 players from the division have tested positive for the coronavirus. As the NBA gets set to commence preseason games, the league stated the positive tests were the results of 546 tests that were done between November 24 to 30. They said that […]

“I Love You, Diego” – Pele Writes Deceased Football Legend

By Onwuka Gerald A week after the demise of one of the greatest soccer players to have ever graced the pitch, Diego Armando Maradona, his Brazilian friend, Pele wrote on social media, “I love you, Diego. It is a tradition In Brazil to pay homage to a deceased, a week after their death. During their […]

Premier League Players Should Continue Taking The Knee In Fight Against Racism — Harry Kane

By Onwuka Gerald Tottenham Hotspur forward, Harry Kane has suggested that Premier League players should continue taking to their knee in support of the fight against racial abuse. Football Clubs before kick-off, Referees, Coaches and the players take to their knees, a practise that began upon resumption of football activities after the extended break period […]

Ex-Senegalese Football Legend, Papa Diop Dies At 42

By Onwuka Gerald West African state’s football federation has on Sunday confirmed the death of ex-Senegalese midfield player Papa Bouba Diop. The midfielder died at the age of 42 after a long illness. Diop was best known in his native country for scoring the winning goal against the then champions France in the group stages […]

FIFA Rankings: Nigeria Drop To 35 In Global Rankings; 4th In Africa

By Onwuka Gerald The Super Eagles of Nigeria has dropped down to 35th position in the latest FIFA Coca-Cola world rankings following lethargic displays in November that saw them finish the year without recording a win. In the latest rankings released by FIFA on Friday, Nigeria dropped three places from the 32nd position they occupied […]

COVID-19: Manchester Fans Groan As Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool Get Nod To Allow Fans

By Onwuka Gerald Some English Premier League clubs have been issued green light to allow fans into their stadiums due to newly established government lockdown tier system. Recall that as measures to help contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the UK government since March announced ban that will prevent football fans banned from watching […]