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Pep Guardiola Signs Man City Contract Extension

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Pep Guardiola has signed a two-year deal that will see him remain as Manchester City manager until the summer of 2023.

The 49-year-old has won two Premier League titles, the FA Cup and three league cups since joining in 2016.

The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager’s previous deal was set to expire at the end of this season.

Guardiola’s current five-year stay is the longest commitment he has made to a team since becoming a manager in 2008.

City have won nearly seventy-four percent, or 181 of their 245 matches, under Guardiola.

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NWFL Threatens To Relegate Erring Premiership Clubs

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Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) have threatened to relegate clubs that do not meet up with the registration deadline.

Three clubs, queens of Akure Sunshine, Heartland Queens of Owerri, and Dream Stars of Lagos, are yet to comply with the licensing and registration procedures for the 2020/2021 NWFL premiership season.

Only 13 premiership clubs that beat the late November deadline are set to be licensed in the on-going registration to participate in the 2020/2021 NWFL premiership season.

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D’Tigers Arrive Rwanda, Undergo COVID-19 Tests

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D’Tigers team members are observing a 24-hour self isolation after arriving in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali on Monday.  They are there to participate in the 2021 Afrobasket qualifiers.

The games are scheduled to start on Wednesday, but Nigeria would face South Sudan in their opening game on Thursday.

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BREAKING: FIFA Bans Africa Football Chief Ahmad Ahmad For 5 Years Over Corruption

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The global governing football body announced FIFA has on Monday suspended the head of African football Ahmad Ahmad for five years for corruption

FIFA in a statement announcing the suspension said Ahmad, who has been president of the African Football Confederation (CAF) since March 2017 and was standing for re-election had “breached his duty of loyalty, offered gifts and other benefits, mismanaged funds and abused his position as the CAF President”.

The 60-year-old Madagascan official was also fined 200,000 Swiss francs ($220,000) by FIFA for the misdeeds, which related to “the organisation and financing of an Umrah pilgrimage to Mecca” and his involvement in CAF’s dealings with a sports equipment company.

In 2019, Ahmad was detained for questioning by French authorities on the eve of the Women’s World Cup over an equipment deal with a firm that appeared to have little connection with soccer.

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