World Football Summit: FIFA Secretary General Samoura Discusses game disruption, impact of FIFA COVID-19 relief plan - newsheadline247.com
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World Football Summit: FIFA Secretary General Samoura Discusses game disruption, impact of FIFA COVID-19 relief plan

FOOTBALL FIFA’s Secretary General Fatma Samoura took part in the closing session of the World Football Summit Live today in a wide ranging discussion that covered disruption, wokeness and the impact of the FIFA Covid-19 Relief Plan on global football. In an interview led by South African broadcaster Carol Tshabalala, Fatma Samoura spoke about the effect the Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo: World football icon tests positive for coronavirus - newsheadline247.com
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Cristiano Ronaldo: World football icon tests positive for coronavirus

Portugal and Juventus striker, Cristiano Ronaldo, has tested positive to coronavirus while away on international duty and will now undertake a period in quarantine after contracting the disease. The legendary football icon has been ruled out of Portugal’s clash with Sweden after testing positive for COVID-19. The Portuguese Football Federation confirmed the news in an official statement on Tuesday, which reads: “Cristiano Read more

Cavani says Herrera helped convince him to join Man United - newsheadline247.com
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Cavani says Herrera helped convince him to join Man United

Football By AFP Edinson Cavani has revealed a last-minute conversation with former Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera helped convince him to decide on a move to Old Trafford. The prolific striker ended protracted speculation about his future by signing for United on transfer deadline day following his departure from Paris Saint-Germain The 33-year-old was linked Read more

NPFL: Kwara United signs Brazilian winger, Ribeiro Alves Lucas ahead of new season - newsheadline247.com
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NPFL: Kwara United signs Brazilian winger, Ribeiro Alves Lucas ahead of new season

A Nigerian football club, Kwara United FC of Ilorin has completed the signing of Brazilian winger Ribeiro Alves Lucas ahead of the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season. The club announced this vie a Tweet post on Tuesday. The 25-year-old winger had previously played for Los Angeles based Seahorses in the US. He was Read more

Racism: Call out a negative behaviour when you see it happening – FIFA Secretary General - newsheadline247.com
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Racism: Call out a negative behaviour when you see it happening – FIFA Secretary-General

The Secretary-General of FIFA, Fatma Samoura, has said one of the ways of tackling racism is to call out a negative behaviour when one sees it happening. Samoura made this known on Monday as one of the speakers at the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) online conference on “Racism and Discrimination in sport”. The FIFA Read more

Sporting name academy after ‘greatest ever’ product Ronaldo - newsheadline247.com
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Sporting name academy after ‘greatest ever’ product Ronaldo

By AFP Sporting announced on Monday they will re-name their academy after former attacker and five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo, who scored in Juventus’ first Serie A game of the season on Sunday, joined the capital city side aged 12. “The Academy will thus immortalise the name of the greatest symbol it ever Read more