Andrea Pirlo's Players Are Struggling To Adapt Without Ronaldo

Italian outlet Corriere via SunSport is claiming that the manager’s honeymoon period is over as players are finding it difficult to adapt with the tactician’s strategy without striker Ronaldo. The Portuguese star was missing in their 1-1 draw away at Benevento as the reigning champions failed to hold onto their lead. Juventus dropped points yet again on the night the side was deeply frustrated with Alvaro Morata also receiving a red card after full time of the encounter for verbally insulting the referee. Top football manager attacks Messi, claims he has no passion for football when compared to Maradona After the match, Pirlo said there was the urgent need to rest Ronaldo as the player is exhausted with the number of matches he played in recent times. He said: "Already Wednesday in the Champions League he had a problem, but he had decided to play, It’s normal for someone to get tired and rest. "This time it was Ronaldo’s turn, others next. Ronaldo is an added value, but when

Nigerians Arrested In India

Two Nigerian men have been arrested by Indian police for being in possession of cannabis and selling same. India Today reports that the men Odininake Chukwu Eugene and Ebere Edward were arrested in Delhi and 67 bottles of beer and 2 bottles of hard liquor were recovered from them.

Eugene is a resident of Port Harcourt River state while Edward is resident of Festac in Lagos state. It reports that the arrest was made after the police was tipped off about sale of drugs and liquor at the basement of H. No. 23 Krishna Nagar, S.J. Enclave. A police team conducted a raid at the spot and the two men were arrested and illicit liquor, which they had planned to sell was recovered. 

On further search, 102 grams of ganja, packed in 20 small polythene pouches were also reportedly recovered from the possession of accused Eugene and another 120 grams packed in 15 polythene pouches was recovered from the possession of accused Edward Ebere.

Meanwhile, the National Drug Law and Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has said that its operatives did not subject popular actor, Babatunde Omidina, to physical torture during the period he was incarcerated by the agency for allegedly being in possession of hard drugs The head of public affairs of the NDLEA, Mitchell Ofoyeju, in an interview with PUNCH on Thursday, reacted to an allegation by Nollywood actor, Yomi Fabiyi that Baba Suwe’s health had deteriorated due to torture at the agency.