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Sports deaths in 2020, Maradona, Kobe and others

AFP Sport looks at some of the sporting figures who passed away in 2019:

‘He never apologised’: Peter Shilton refuses to forgive Diego Maradona for ‘Hand of God’ goal after his death

“What I don't like is that he never apologised,” said Shilton. “Never at any stage did he say he had cheated and that he would like to say sorry. Instead, he used his 'Hand of God' line.

‘I hope we’ll play soccer together in the sky’: Pele mourns Maradona

“There is much more to say, but for now may God give his family strength. One day, I hope, we will play soccer together in the sky.”

Football legend Diego Maradona dies aged 60

Emergency paramedics were called to his home where he received treatment, but the football icon was unable to be resuscitated and confirmation soon came of his death among the Argentine media.

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13-year-old arrested by police in Katsina for killing bandits

The boy, who demonstrated skills in handling AK-47, also confessed to have been bullied by some elderly bandits, who provoked him, and as a result, picked an AK-47 rifle and shot dead two of the elderly bandits,”

Senate, CSOs review MDAs’ implementation of National Anti-Corruption Strategy

“We are happy that this forum was provided to enable us to assess the NASC and to know the level of the fight against corruption. To adequately review the implementation, the MDAs here, who have submitted their reports, should also be requested to provide specific data and figures.

June 12: Twitter CEO’s ‘solidarity’ tweet sparks reactions

He not only created an accompanying icon for the hashtag but also promoted donation campaigns in support of the historic protest.

Soldier shot as Army, ESN clash in Abia

The shooting was said to have attracted soldiers from the Army Headquarters, in Ohafia, who engaged the suspected ESN members in an exchange of gunfire.