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State FA Chairmen Throw Weight Behind Pinnick

Incumbent president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Melvin Amaju Pinnick has won more support in his bid to outwit Ambassador Chris Giwa in the war for leadership of the soccer governing body, as all state FA chairmen across the country have thrown their weight behind him. This much has been disclosed by the chairman of state football associations’ chairmen in ...

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NFF To Investigate Bribery Allegation Against Yusuf- Sanusi

As reactions continue to trail the recent bribery allegation against Super Eagles coach, Salisu Yusuf, the General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi has assured that the football federation will carry out a thorough inquest into the scandal. In a sting operation masterminded by Ghanaian investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, and aired on the BBC, Yusuf was ...

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Ojo Attracts £10m Offer From Nottingham

Returnee Liverpool winger, Sheyi Ojo has attracted a princely £10m offer from English lower division side, Nottingham Forest. Ojo has been severally loaned out of Anfield by The Reds’ hierarchy and, though he stated at the start of this summer that he wants to finally settle down on Merseyside, he may now be tempted to think otherwise by Nottingham’s offer. ...

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Uchendu Joins Portuguese 1a Divisão Braga

Nigeria forward Chinaza Uchendu has signed for Portuguese 1a Divisão outfit Sporting Braga from Rivers Angels. The tricky attacker had joined the Jewel of Rivers in 2017 having excelled at Nasarawa Amazons. But Uchendu, 20, spent only one season with the Port Harcourt based side, scoring 10 goals in 18 appearances. The right wing and supporting striker was linked with ...

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Nimrod Celebrates AYG 2018 Volleyball Gold Medal

Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) president, Engineer Musa Nimrod is celebrating what he described as a historicgold medal for the country’s team at this year’s African Youth Games in Algiers, Algeria. Nimrod was ecstatic after the boys’ team claimed the 2018 AYG title in Algierson Tuesday, which is Nigeria’s first volleyball title since the Africa Young Games began in 2003. Nimrod ...

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Dalung: Football Stakeholders Must Stop NFF Crisis

Minister of sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has thrown the gauntlet back at soccer stakeholders in the country to put heads together on how to finally end the long drawn crisis rocking Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Dalung stated during an emergency meeting with the large array of football technocrats and administrators that they must now take it upon themselves to finally ...

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FIFA Opens U20, U17 World Cup Bids

As France and Uruguay gear up to host this year’s FIFA U-20 and U-17 Women’s World Cups, respectively, FIFA on Wednesday launched the bidding process for the 2020 editions of both competitions. FIFA’s member associations will have until 24 August 2018 to declare their interest in hosting the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2020 and/or the FIFA U-17 Women’s World ...

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Haggai Sportswear Partners Ogunjobi Cup

Nigeria’s foremost sports kitting company Haggai Sportswear has entered into partnership agreement with the organisers of Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi Football Championship as official kit sponsor of the third edition of the tournament. Haggai is a sister company of Nigeria’s foremost sports equipment marketers, the popular Zenith Sports. Ogunjobi Cup is sponsored by the Pillar of Sports in the State of ...

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CAF Boss Laments Continent’s Poor Show At World Cup

Confederation of African Football (CAF) president, Ahmad Ahmad has expressed dismay with the recent poor showing of the continent’s five countries at this year’s FIFA World Cup. Ahmad admitted he felt a lot of frustration that Nigeria, Egypt, Tunisia, Senegal and Morocco all failed to move into the knock out stage at Russia 2018. Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia won a ...

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Dalung Charges Football Stakeholders To End NFF Crisis

Minister of sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has thrown the gauntlet back at soccer stakeholders in the country to put heads together on how to finally end the long drawn crisis rocking Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Dalung stated during an emergency meeting with the large array of football technocrats and administrators that they must now take it upon themselves to finally ...

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