HAS THE COVID 19 PANDEMIC BEEN A BLESSING IN DISGUISE FOR THE ESPORTS INDUSTRY?

The global video game industry is thriving, despite the widespread economic disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. With the practice of social distancing reducing consumer and business activity to a minimum, gaming offers an engaging distraction for people at home looking for social interaction, and initial data shows huge growth in playing time and sales in video games and gaming consoles in general since the lockdowns began. Gaming not only…

Top 10 footballers who tested positive for COVID-19

Since the coronavirus pandemic took over the world earlier in 2020, several high-profile footballers and managers have unfortunately contracted the virus despite adhering to social distancing norms in their daily lives. Players like Paul Pogba, Neymar and Paulo Dybala and managers like Mikel Arteta, Diego Simeone and David Moyes among others have been found COVID-19 positive in recent weeks. Since the pandemic has affected the whole world, it has also…

Opinion: How football transfer market would have looked, had Neymar not left FC Barcelona

Lately, most of us football fans have had more time to ourselves, because of the COVID-19 outbreak and the ongoing global lockdown that has suspended almost all activity related to the sport all across the world. Our case is no different either – and hence, we have been using a small part of our newfound time reminiscing about some of the biggest moments in the history of football and, for…

How COVID-19 will rewrite transfer market regulations in World Football

It goes without saying that transfer windows are one of the most attention-grabbing parts of every footballing season in all parts of the world. Transfer windows allow clubs to sign new players and reinforce their squads before the start of every new season, while also allowing them to cash in on players who are no longer a part of their plans moving forward. Transfer windows are equally beneficial for players…