Nigerian govt. escapes FIFA ban, recognises Pinnick-led NFF board

Nigerian govt. escapes FIFA ban, recognises Pinnick-led NFF board NAN The federal Government has finally recognised the Amaju Pinnick-led football federation, just at the right time to escape FIFA sanction. Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Laolu Akande, on Monday, said the Federal Government had conveyed to FIFA a letter recognizing […]

Moses can go, says Lawal as Musa, Iwobi pay tribute

Former Super Eagles midfielder, Garba Lawal said Nigerian football fans shouldn’t bother much about Victor Moses’ decision to quit the national team. Moses, shocked his numerous fans and fellow teammates when he annouced his decision to walk away from the Nigeria set up. “It’s not a big deal! that is his choice – he chose […]

Emmanuel Amunike hired as head of Tanzania senior side

By Emmanuel Okogba Ex-Nigeria international Emmanuel Amunike has been appointed as the head coach of the senior Tanzanian football team. Amuike who was in charge when Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets conquered the world in 2015 signed a contract that will run till 2020. The Tanzania Football Federation confirmed the appointment on their official Twitter handle, with […]

DSS storms NFF secretariat, reinstates Pinnick-led board

The Amaju Pinnick-led Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has returned to the federation’s secretariat, NFF General Secretary Mohammed Sanusi said on Monday. The board had vacated the secretariat earlier this month after the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, asked the NFF to comply with a Supreme Court order on […]

Segun Odegbami “The Mathematician” declares Ogun gov bid

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta Ex-international, Chief Segun Odegbami, says education and health will get more attention if he is elected as the governor of Ogun State in 2019. He said this on Wednesday while declaring his intention to vie for governorship in Ogun on the platform of the Labour Party. Odegbami, while declaring at the party […]

Rohr experimented with Eagles at Russia 2018, says Iwobi

Super Eagles striker, Alex Iwobi in explaining his lack of game time at the Russia 2018 World Cup, has stated that coach Gernot Rohr was trying a new thing at the tournament. Iwobi who scored the goal that earned Nigeria the World Cup came in mostly as a substitute much to the chagrin of Nigerian […]

World Cup 2018: Gov. Ugwuanyi redeems N5 million to Super Eagles

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu Enugu state Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has redeemed his 5 million naira pledge to the Super Eagles of Nigeria that recently crashed out of the ongoing 2018 world cup in Russia. The governor had during a fund raising ceremony organized by the nation’s Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung and Nigeria Football Federation […]

Breaking: NFF President Amaju sacked – risk ban from FIFA

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Sports reporter apologises for racist comments against a Super Eagles player during Nigeria vs Iceland match

MIDDLE EASTERN broadcaster beIN Sports has issued an apology after a commentator was accused of alleged racism. It’s claimed that former French professional footballer Gregory Paisley made an allegedly offensive comment during Nigeria’s 2-0 win over Iceland on Friday. Reportedly talking about Leicester’s Wilfred Ndidi, Paisley allegedly said: “[He] should take a Banania.” Banania is […]

2018 World Cup: Ex-Eagles Press Officer speaks on Uzoho’s real age

Colin Udoh, the former press officer of the Super Eagles, has added his voice to the ongoing controversy over the real age of Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho. Uzoho claims to be 19 years old. Udoh took to his Twitter handle on Tuesday to share a picture of Uzoho at 14 in 2013 at the […]

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