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​FIFA shelves planned ban on Nigeria as FG endorses Pinnick as NFF President

August 20, 2018

The Federal Government has announced its recognition of the Amaju Pinnick-led executive as the authentic leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Laolu Akande, Special Assistant to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo made the announcement on his official Twitter handle on Monday. The tweet which was sent at […]

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​Federal Government and FIFA agree on working terms over football interference in NFF

August 20, 2018

The Federal Government of Nigeria and the World’s Football governing body, FIFA have agreed on a working agreement that will enable the smooth running of football in the Nigeria Football Federation. This comes days after FIFA gave Nigeria deadline to avoid international suspensions due to the interference in the Nigeria Football Federation. In a letter […]

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​Lionel Messi’s Brother Sentenced Two And Half Years In Prison

August 17, 2018

Matias Messi, older brother of Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi , has been convicted for illegally possessing a firearm. The football star’s sibling was handed a two-and-a-half year prison sentence yesterday. However, he was given the option of communtiy service in lieu of jail time Argentine newspaper, La Capital , reports that the decision […]

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FIFA Refuses To Meet Dalung Set To Ban Nigeria

August 17, 2018

Football governing body FIFA has refused to grant Nigeria’s minister of Sports Solomon Dalung, Audience insisting instead that it will only respond to correspondence from the Amaju Pinnick led NFF. The Nigerian Football body has been embroiled in controversy since the Supreme Court ruled that Chris Giwa’s case be heard in the lower court. Details […]

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​France top latest FIFA rankings, Germany out of top 10 as Nigeria sits….

August 16, 2018

Football governing body, FIFA , have announced the 2018 World Cup champions, France as the new leader at the top of the latest FIFA rankings, while the previously top-ranked nation Germany, as well as Argentina, dropped out of the top 10. The top five on the list consists of France, Belgium, Brazil, Croatia and Uruguay. […]

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​Moses tells Rohr: groom new players

August 15, 2018

Retired Super Eagles player, Victor Moses has kindly advised Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr to look out for new players to make the Nigeria Senior national team. The Nigerian forward gave his thought from a media statement on Wednesday to announce his departure from the Super Eagles. The 27-year old said in the statement that […]

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​Victor Moses Retires From International Football

August 15, 2018

Victor Moses has decided not to continue with the Super Eagles after the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He announced his retirement from international football with the Super Eagles on Wednesday, August 15. He released a statement on his official Instgram account to confirm his departure from the national team set up. The statement reads: “I […]

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FIFA gives Nigeria and Ghana final deadlines to avoid bans

August 14, 2018

FIFA has given Nigeria and Ghana final deadlines to avoid international suspensions because of outside interference in their soccer associations. FIFA said Tuesday that the Nigerian soccer federation headquarters must be handed back to the elected leadership by Monday or the country will be suspended from international competition. A group claiming to be in charge […]

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​Veteran striker Samuel Eto’o joins his 13th club as he signs for Qatar SC

August 14, 2018

African football legend, Samuel Eto’o has joined the 13th club of his long career after signing for Qatari side Qatar Sports Club from Turkish outfit Konyaspor. The club said on social media that it would ‘present the international star Samuel Eto’o’ at a press conference. It is understood he underwent a medical earlier in the day. […]

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​Super Eagle’s To Drop 7 Players including Mikel and Ighalo For Seychelles Game

August 13, 2018

Gernot Rohr have hinted that seven players who participated for Nigeria in the last World cup tournament in Russia, are unlikely to receive invitation for the AFCON Qualifiers against Seychelles which is to be played in September 8 Completesportsnigerian.com reports. Rohr who remained in Europe after the country’s early exit from the World cup have […]

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