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EPL Restart: Ndidi, Iheanacho get June 20 date against Watford


Super Eagles duo Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho will ceteris paribus competitively hit the pitch once more as Leicester city file out against Watford June 20th.

It is one of the first three rounds of the re-start effort after the EPL considered to be one of the best and most followed league on the globe was forced to closed shop no thanks to coronavirus pandemic.

The Nigerian duo who have cumulatively made 174 appearances for the foxes since 2017 with 13 goals to their credit have like many other players have been shaping up ahead of the re-start which kicks off officially on June 17 with two matches lined up first Aston Villa against Sheffered United  followed by the tie between Manchester City and Arsenal.

Leicester City’s James Vardy scored twice as the foxes beat Aston Villa 4-0 in one of the last matches before lockdown

The Premier League confirmed the revised 2019/20 fixture schedule for the first three rounds of the restart on Friday.

Games have been suspended since the end of March when the outbreak began to spread across the UK, and after weeks of speculation on how the season would resume, a schedule is now officially in place.

There is however a caveat that it is all dependent on safety requirements being met, while all matches will be played behind closed doors. One thing though is certain, that teeming football-starved fans can finally look forward to games again the most concrete update yet that the games will restart from June 17 onwards.

Part of the conditions for re-start is that premier league players will undergo covid-19 test twice a week to dictate any infections early and make necessary adjustment.

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The up and running German Bundesliga was the first to re-start after the lockdown and has been progressing so far with matches played behind closed doors and in some cases cardboard made faces of fans mounted in the stadium to create the fans effect considered one of the things that make a typical match unique.


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