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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

FAAN Announces Date For MMIA Certification


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The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria on Thursday said the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos would be certified on July 21.

The Director of Operations, FAAN, Mr Rabiu Yadudu, made the disclosure while speaking to newsmen on the sidelines of the Quarterly Breakfast Meeting of the Aviation Roundtable in Lagos.

Yadudu said that the certification of airports in the country would improve infrastructure, procedure and safety.




“Once we certify Lagos, we will continue with that of Abuja Airport which will take place after another five weeks.

“We are also targeting the certification of other airports like Kano, Enugu and Port Harcourt within the next few months,” he said.

The airport certification is being done by the International Civil Aviation Organisation, Western and Central Africa under its implementation of the Africa-Indian Ocean  Plan Aerodrome Certification Project.

The AFI Plan was adopted by the 36th ICAO Assembly to address the safety status of aircraft operations in the AFI Region.

It is meant to address focal areas which are: to establish and maintain a sustainable oversight system (infrastructure/capacity building) and assist states to resolve identified deficiencies within a reasonable time.


The plan also aims to enhance aviation safety culture of African aviation service providers.

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