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The Premier says it is “disappointed that the safe return of supporters to matches has been postponed,” following the latest COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the UK Government.

The planned return of fans to venues in England from October 1 could be delayed for up to six months, amid fears over a second wave.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday, announced restrictions in the of Commons, including those related to mass gatherings.

Johnson said: “We have to acknowledge that the spread of the virus is now affecting our ability to reopen conferences, exhibitions and large sporting events.

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“So we will not be able to do this from October 1 and I recognise the implications for our sports clubs which are the life and soul of our communities, and my right honourable friends the Chancellor and the Culture Secretary are working urgently on what we can do now to support them.”

However, the Premier League insists that they still believe that it is still possible for supporters to make a “safe return” to stadiums across the country.

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Abass Sulaiman Adegoke, well known as Adegoke is a student of Federal Polytechnic Ede studying Civil Engineering, He is a media enthusiast, loves traveling, and has a special interest in personal development.

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Nigeria vs Sierra Leone: Super Eagles goalkeeper tests positive for COVID-19

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Newly-invited Nigerian goalkeeper, Sebastian Osigwe, has tested positive for COVID-19.

His Swiss Super club, Lugano, confirmed this on Friday.

Osigwe was only handed his maiden Super Eagles call-up on Thursday, ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier double-header against Sierra Leone in November.

He and another of his club team-mate, Mattia Bottani contracted the virus, while six other players have been quarantined.

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With eight players out of their next Super League fixture against Young Boys on November 1, Lugano has requested for the game to be postponed.

It, however, remains to be seen if Osigwe will be available for Nigeria’s upcoming matches against Sierra Leone on November 13.

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The reverse fixture against the Leone Stars will take place in Freetown four days later.

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Osigwe was invited along with Maduka Okoye and returning Daniel Akpeyi, with Katsina United’s Ikechukwu Ezenwa on the standby list.

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Cristiano Ronaldo finally tests negative for Coronavirus

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Juventus striker, Cristiano Ronaldo has finally tested negative for Coronavirus after three positive tests.

 

Recall the Portuguese international, 35, first tested positive while on international duty with Portugal on October 13. He returned another positive result last week and was made to take another test earlier this week, which also returned positive.

 

On Friday, the Serie A side announced that Ronaldo has now tested negative in a statement on their official website.

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“Cristiano Ronaldo carried out a check with a diagnostic test (swab) for Covid-19,” the statement read.

 

“The exam provided a negative result. The player has, therefore, recovered after 19 days and is no longer subjected to home isolation.”

 

Ronaldo, who missed the club’s previous four matches including Wednesday’s Champions match against Barcelona will now be eligible to return for Sunday’s clash against Spezia.

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