Good morning to all our readers out there, it’s the time of the day again to check out the latest sports news today. We’ve got news from various areas of sports, ride with us as we unleash them.
Starting news as usual from the current ongoing pandemic in the world;
Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed that the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2021 will not be postponed as they believe they still have enough time to fully play the four remaining matchday qualifiers with international breaks in June, September, October and November provided the coronavirus spread comes to an end before it is too late.
FIFA are set to make a decision concerning the change in dates of summer transfer window due to the ongoing pandemic. It is more likely to be delayed or perhaps extended.
Wimbledon is reported to likely be postponed or cancelled. Reports have it that an emergency meeting has been set for next week where the decision will be made.
Several Premier League players including Hector Bellerin, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Reece James, Andros Townsend, Callum Wilson have come together to launch #FootballUnited where they will raise as much as £100k to help the local communities combat coronavirus.
Manchester United are prepared to give fans back their money if matches are forced to be played without fans.
Reports have it that UEFA are considering making the domestic season extend to July and August.
Players of Scottish club Hearts are set to tell the club they will not like to take 50percent pay cut.
According to suggestions, the Champions League match between Atalanta and Valencia on February 19 in Milan caused the coronavirus to spread massively in Italy and Spain.
Emmanuel Adebayor has been stuck in Benin due to coronavirus. He stopped on his way to Togo to meet his family but he has been told to self-isolate for at least 15 days. He was coming from Paraguay where he plays football.
Chelsea have suspended contract negotiation talks with their players due to ongoing pandemic. The liked of Olivier Giroud, Pedro, Willian and Willy Caballero are all set to see their contract expire this summer.
Barcelona will like to propose a 70% pay cut to their players as long as coronavirus persists.