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Covid-19: Fifa Gives $1.5 billion Relief Fund To 211 Member Associations

Most national football association will heave a sign of relief as FIFA announced $1.5 billion covid-19 relief fund for all it’s national association. The relief fund of $1.5 billion will be made available as grants and loans as a relief fund to help associations impacted by the coronavirus, world football’s governing body announced on Thursday. […]

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Ghana 2014 World Cup Coach Threatened To Report Ghana To FIFA Over Unpaid Salary

Ghana 2014 World Cup coach, Kwesi Appiah has threatened to report Ghana to FIFA over unpaid salary if he’s accumulated salary arrear is not paid soon. Coach Appiah has said he is being treated in a way no white coach in Africa would be as he awaits salary arrears totalling nearly $200,000 from his time […]

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Chinese Football Association Hired Epidemiologists To Restart Super League

The new Chinese Super League (CSL) season, which was originally scheduled to kick off on February 22, but later expected to start in late June following the restart of the country’s major basketball league, the CBA, on June 20; may now have to wait for the recommendation of the epidemiologists before kicking off. The Chinese […]

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Serbian International Winger Lose Contract After Wife Disparaging George Floyd’s Protest

Innate judgement of racism came to bare when Serbian national football player, Aleksandar Katai got his contract with LA Galaxy terminated over his wife, Tea, disparaging racism post against George Floyd protest on instagram. In Instagram posts which have since been deleted, Mrs Katai referred to Black Lives Matter protesters as “disgusting cattle”. Writing in […]

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Sepp Blatter Lauched A Tirade Against Infantino (FIFA President)

The former FIFA president, Swiss Sepp Blatter, lauched a surprise tirade on the man who succeeded him as FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, in an interview with Keystone-SDA, as Swiss prosecutors have formally dropped one of the corrupt cases against him. “Gianni Infantino wants to turn football into a huge money machine,” Blatter caimed.  “He wants […]

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Premier League With A Conditions To Further Weaken Them Financially

The Premier League has been told by the government it must show some matches on free-to-air TV and put more money into the Football League and grassroots game as a condition for restarting this season. The demands were made by the culture secretary, Oliver Dowden, at a meeting on Thursday at which he gave the go-ahead for […]

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Dele Alli Injuried By The Intruder After He Was Burgled

In what would be second time the Spurs player will be attacked in knife threatening manner after Jan Vertonghen in March, Dele Alli was burgled yesterday by two young men. In the incident, Alli was held in knife point before been Injuried on the face after receiving some punches from the intruder in the early […]

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Isreali Soccer League To Resume

Today as Isreali mails, markets and gyms are opened to customers after two months of restriction, Israel’s soccer matches will not resume until May 30 with training returning next Sunday, according to an agreement signed yesterday between the Health Ministry and league officials. But in a sign of lingering restrictions even as the virus appears […]

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US Soccer Parity Case: Players Head To Court Of Appeal After Slight Setback

The US women’s National soccer players intend to ask the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn federal judge’s decision to throw out the unequal pay claim a move that could delay the trial into 2021 or later. Players led by Alex Morgan sued in March, 2019, claiming they have not been paid equally under their […]

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Haitian Football Chief Accused Of Sexual Abuse By Female Players

The president of the Haitian football federation Yves Jean-Bart has been accused of sexually abusing young female footballers at the country’s national training centre. Jean-Bart, known as “Dadou”, has been the president of the Fédération Haïtienne De Football (FHF) since 2000, has denied the accusations that he coerced several players at the Centre Technique National […]

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Covid-19: FIFA To Increase Number Of Substitution In A Match

In what look like FIFA preparation for post- covid-19 football season, five substitution has been proposed to help team after coronavirus layoff. Although the Fifa proposal is subject to the approval of the game’s law-making body, the International Football Association Board, and competitions such as the Premier League could then decide whether to implement it. […]

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Covid-19: Professional Football Resume In South Korea With Modification

After meeting of the board of Korean Football Association (KFA) and the club representative, the KFA have decided to resume the Professional football after South Korea authority began to ease guidelines on social distancing put in place to curb the spread of coronavirus. The Korea Football Association (KFA) has announced the top-flight K League and […]

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Covid-19 Pandemic: FIFA Releases Payment To 211 Members And Promised More Relief

Release advance payment of $500,000 Relaxed criteria to $6 million for developmental program More relief will be given in due course In other to help each 211 member associations to ease financial concerns caused by the covid-19 pandemic, the FIFA has released advance payments of $500,000 (£404,000/€462,000) to it’s member associations. The money is also […]

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Former Super Eagles Of Nigeria Player Ban For Match Fixing

Former Super Eagles of Nigeria and World Cup player Dickson Paul Etuhu has been ban for five years for match fixing. A 37 years old former Manchester City ace, was accused of offering a bribe to his former AIK Stockholm team-mate Kenny Stamatopoulos to fix a game against Gothenburg in May 2017. Reserve goalkeeper Stamatopoulos […]

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Why Burundi Finally Suspended It’s Local League

Burundi, a landlocked east African country was among the last African countries to record cases of coronavirus. Infact, it remains the only African country that was still having football matches despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Observer thought that will change when Burundi recorded it’s first case of covid-19 two weeks ago, but their football authority […]

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Premier League And Players’ Meeting Deadlock As Players Deviant Over Pay Cut

The Saturday’s conference call between the representative of all the 20 Premier League clubs and Professional Footballers Association ( PFA) ended in a deadlock with the premier league clubs getting more than what they bargain for. With the premier league clubs tabling 30% pay cut before PFA, but the players were upset by the comment […]

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UEFA Vows To Ban Any League That End Prematurely

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has said that leagues that end early without permission due to the coronavirus pandemic could face a European competitions ban next season. Belgium became the first European top-tier league to cancel the rest of its season on Thursday, with Club Brugge crowned league champions. The decision came hours before UEFA, the European Club […]

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A Footballer sent To 3 Months Detention For Flouting Covid-19 Imposed Curfew

Followed arrest of a Serbian national and Real Madrid player Luka Jovic last month for flouting the covid-19 imposed curfew when he attended his girlfriend birthday party, another Serbian national player has committed the same offence. Aleksandar Prijovic , a former Parma player but now play for Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad club has been handed down […]

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Wayne Rooney Furious Over Pressure For Footballers’ Pay Cut

Former England International and Red Devil’s all-time leading goal scorer Wayne Rooney, who now play for second tier Derby County is furious over call for premier league players to agree to pay cut over covid-19. He specifically called ‘a disgrace’ the statement by the UK Health Secretary for players to agree to pay cut. He […]

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Olympics Men Football Age Limit Extended

FIFA has officially extended the age limit for the men’s football tournament at the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics to 24 from 23. Following the Games’ postponement due to the coronavirus pandemic, the amended rule retains the original stipulation regarding teams being based around players born on or after 1 January 1997, but given the Olympics’ move […]

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Premier League Donates £20m To NHS, £125m To EFL In The Face Of 30% Wage Cuts

Follows the video conference between all the 20 premier league clubs’ chief executive and Professional Footballers” Association ( PFA) some hours ago, it was announced that £125m grant will be released to clubs in EFL and National League and a £20m donation to the National Health Service (NHS) to support the battle against the covid-19. In […]