Domestic football league in Nigeria will return when the country’s Federal Government gives the all-clear, the Nigerian Football Federation has said. Countries across Africa have been deciding what to do with their suspended leagues since the coronavirus pandemic halted sporting activities, with some declaring their leagues over, others voiding them – and in the case of Senegal, opting for a play-off system once football is cleared to return.
Manchester City’s appeal against a two-year ban from European club competition will begin on 8 June at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). The Premier League champions were given the punishment by UEFA in February after being found to have committed “serious breaches” of club licensing and financial fair play regulations. City have denied the breaches, saying they are “simply not true”.