Nigeria players union tasks FIFA on relief funds for players

Nigeria’s players union, the National Association of Nigerian Professional Footballers ( NANPF), has sent a Save- Our- Souls (SOS) appeal to the Federation of International Football Association ( FIFA), on behalf of over 200 Nigerian female and male footballers who are financially distressed due to unpaid salaries and allowances by their different football clubs.  Sources…

Abel Xavier predicts suprise Champions League winner

The unique competition between the Champions League last eight in August is likely to produce a surprise winner, according to Abel Xavier. Former Portugal international Xavier is thrilled the country’s capital city of Lisbon will host one-off matches from the quarter-final stage onwards as the competition ends with a mini-tournament. Atalanta and RB Leipzig are…

Promoted Premier League clubs to get less money

Clubs promoted to the Premier League for the next two seasons will receive £8m less than expected. The reduction is because of a £330m rebate the league has agreed to pay broadcasters because of the temporary suspension of the current season due to the Covid-19 crisis. The Premier League agreed a deal with broadcasters that…

Messi halts renewal talks with Barcelona

Reports in Spain say Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is fed up with problems surrounding the club, the leaks, the strange atmosphere that constantly surrounds the dressing room and above all, the fact that certain sections of the club always blame him for everything that goes wrong at the Camp Nou. Messi has told his inner…

‘We are building future leaders with HiFL Masterclass Series’

PACE Sports and Entertainment Marketing, organizers of Higher Institutions Football League (HiFL) has announced the introduction of the Masterclass Series as a part of efforts aimed at creating more opportunities for its stakeholders across board, particularly journalists, sports lovers, and students in the varsity space.   The #HiFLMasterClass Series is a sequence of online sessions…

No LaLiga bonus for Real Madrid players

Real Madrid players and coaching staff will not receive any bonus in the event of winning LaLiga Santander or the Champions League. Following the coronavirus outbreak, the club and players have agreed on a 10 percent salary cut, as well as the waving of any bonuses corresponding to domestic or European success. Several LaLiga Santander…

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov dies from Coronavirus at 57

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father, Abdulmanap, has passed away following a series of COVID-19 complications. Abdulmanap has been responsible for the plethora of talent we’ve seen come out of Dagestan in recent […] The post Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov dies from Coronavirus at 57 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria . Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers Find more latest…