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

Federal Polytechnic Idah Shuts Down Over Death Of Student

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The management of the Federal Polytechnic Idah, Kogi State, has closed down the school following the confusion that trailed the killing of one of its students by suspected robbers.

It was gathered that an HND II Computer Science student of the polytechnic identified as Gabriel Adikwu was on Saturday night stabbed to death in his lodge by robbers.

Adikwu, who is an indigene of Otukpa in Ogbadibo Local Government Area of Benue State was killed when the robbers stormed his apartment at Chelsea Lodge at about 9pm.

Following the killing, there were mounting tensions in the institution as some students protested over the incident and damaged polytechnic’s clinic facilities.

When contacted, Personal Assistant to the Rector of the Polytechnic, Simon Omale, who confirmed the incident, said the management of the polytechnic has closed down the institution until August 6 for the situation to calm down.

Omale, who expressed sadness over the tragic death of the student said his remains had been taken home for burial.