Category: Sports

Floyd Mayweather Offers To Pay For George Floyd’s Funeral

Retired boxing star, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has offered to cover the costs of all four funerals planned for George Floyd, according to multiple media reports. Hollywood Unlocked was the first to report the news, with…

JUST IN: English Premier League To Resume June 17 Amid COVID-19

The English Premier League will resume on June 17 after the 20 clubs in the division agreed “in principle” to return to play and complete the remainder of the 2019-20 season that was halted in…

Gernot Rohr To Continue As Super Eagles Of Nigeria Coach Until 2022

Gernot Rohr, coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, has extended his contract with the Nigeria Football Federation for two and half years. The new contract is expected to end after the FIFA World Cup in Qatar…

COVID-19: FIFA Postpones U-17 World Cup, Others To 2021

The world football governing body, FIFA, has announced the postponement of the FIFA U-17 World Cup due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The body also postponed the FIFA U-20 Women’s and the Futsal World Cup to…

Nigeria’s Sports Ministry Places Late Rashidi Yekini’s Mother On N10,000 Monthly Stipend

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has placed the mother of late Super Eagles striker, Rashidi Yekini, Alhaja Sikiratu, on a monthly stipend of N10,000. This was disclosed on Wednesday by Olaitan Shittu,…

Manchester City Coach, Guardiola, Loses Mother To Coronavirus

Pep Guardiola’s 82-year-old mother has died after contracting Coronavirus, Manchester City announced on Monday. “The Manchester City family are devastated to report the death today of Pep’s mother, Dolors Sala Carrio, in Manresa, Barcelona, after…

Ex-Ogun Sports Commissioner, Olopade, Tests Positive For Coronavirus

The former Commissioner for Sports in Ogun State, Bukola Olopade, has tested positive for Coronavirus.  In a video he posted online, Olopade said, “A few days ago, I did make a video that I have…

Abducted Enyimba FC Player, Colleague Regain Freedom After Kidnap In Ondo

Dayo Ojo, a footballer with Enyimba Football Club, who was kidnapped by suspected gunmen in Ondo State, has been released, SaharaReporters can confirm. Ojo regained his freedom on Wednesday night along with Benjamin Iluyomade of…

UPDATE: Abductors Of Enyimba Player, Friend Demand N20m Ransom

Abductors of Dayo Ojo, a player with Enyimba Football Club of Aba, and  Benjamin Iluyomade of Abia Comets, have demanded a ransom of N20m to set them free.   The two footballers were kidnapped on Sunday…

JUST IN: Enyimba Player, One Other Person Abducted In Ondo

Dayo Ojo, a football player with Enyimba Football Club of Aba, has been abducted by gunmen in Ondo State.  Ojo was kidnapped on Sunday alongside a friend identified as Benjamin Iluyomade of Abia Comet.  SaharaReporters…

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