History made in Israel after Transgender referee officiates football match (photos)

  Sapir Berman has made sports history after officiating at a soccer match in Israel’s Premier League for the first time since coming out as transgender. Berman took to the field for the contest between Beitar Jerusalem and Hapoel Haifa on Monday, May 3, after she publicly announced her transition in a press conference last week Tuesday.   Berman, aged 26 was already a top male referee in Israel’s leading football league, but decided to change to female as she had always seen herself as a female, even at a…

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Nigerian football star, Imoh Ezekiel and his wife welcome their first child, a baby girl (photos)

Nigerian footballer, Imoh Ezekiel, and his wife have welcomed their first child together, a baby girl.   The 27-year-old striker, who plays for Al-Jazira FC in the United Arab Emirates, took to Instagram to announce the arrival of his baby daughter.   Sharing a video of the adorable infant and a photo of his wife rocking her baby bump before she gave birth to their child, the proud father wrote: “Welcome Princess. Forever Grateful To God.’  

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Nigeria Football Players Union to report to FIFA over non payment of players salaries

he Nigeria Players Union which comprises of active and retired footbll players will formally intervene by sending a letter to Football’s goverbing body, FIFA over non-payment of players salaries by the Nigeria Football Federation and Nigeria Professional Football league, an act further pronounced as clubs suffered financially during the Coronavirus enforced lockdown. Tijani Babangida, who is the Chairman of the Nigeria Players Union and former Super Eagles star disclosed this on Monday June 29, in an interview with Brila FM .     According to Babangida, who was part of…

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