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All The Looks From The 2018 FIFA Best Football Awards
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All The Looks From The 2018 FIFA Best Football Awards

The 2018 FIFA Best Football Awards ended in style and surprises as Luka Modric ended Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s decade-long domination of football’s individual awards to become the FIFA’s best player of the year. The Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder who battled Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah in the awards […]

FIFA president Infantino has doubts about La Liga match in Miami
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FIFA president Infantino has doubts about La Liga match in Miami

FIFA president Gianni Infantino smiles after a meeting of the FIFA Council on October 14, 2016 at the world football's governing body headquarters in Zurich. FIFA executives will make a final decision on World Cup reform in January after weighing up three proposals on Thursday, as president Gianni Infantino pushes […]

FIFA/CAF picks Pinnick to head Ghana FA normalisation team
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FIFA/CAF picks Pinnick to head Ghana FA normalisation team

[File] Amaju Pinnick. PHOTO: YouTube Fresh from a successful outing in Liberia, where he was sent to supervise the country’s football association elections, FIFA has chosen Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick to lead a normalisation committee tasked with getting Ghana’s FA running again. FIFA relayed the latest appointment […]

Nwakali, four new players make Rohr’s 24-man team for Seychelles
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Nwakali, four new players make Rohr’s 24-man team for Seychelles

Super Eagles’ Manager, Gernot Rohr is expected to arrive in the country today to begin preparations for Nigeria’s African Nations Cup qualifier against Seychelles …on September 7. PHOTO: AFP. Super Eagles’ Manager, Gernot Rohr yesterday in Lagos picked former Golden Eaglets’ Captain, Kelechi Nwakali, Everton youngster, Henry Onyekuru and four […]

NFF lauds presidency, FEC, others for resolving crisis
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NFF lauds presidency, FEC, others for resolving crisis

Amaju Pinnick. PHOTO: YouTube The board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari and members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) for stepping in to resolve the federation’s lingering leadership crisis, which helped the country to ‘avert suspension from international football on Monday.’   The NFF […]

Ethiopia fines Nigerian striker over forged documents
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Ethiopia fines Nigerian striker over forged documents

Juneydi Basha of EFF The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) has fined Okiki Afolabi after it discovered that the Nigerian striker presented a fake document during his transfer to Egyptian Premier League club, Ismaily. Ismaily recently signed the former Sunshine Stars player from Ethiopian champions, Jimma Aba Jifar. The 23-year-old striker […]

We stand by rule of law, says Dalung
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We stand by rule of law, says Dalung

Nigerian Minister of Sports and Youth development Solomon Dalung leads FIFA President Gianni Infantino and FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura to visit Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, Nigeria, July 25, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde Picture Supplied by Action Images The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Solomon Dalung, on […]

FIFA shelves ban on Nigeria, vows to monitor NFF situation
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FIFA shelves ban on Nigeria, vows to monitor NFF situation

President of Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick speaks to the media in Abuja, Nigeria, July 25, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde The world football governing body, Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), has shelved its plan to ban Nigeria from international soccer, citing the Federal Government’s pledge to abide by the protocol […]

FG endorses Pinnick as NFF President to avoid FIFA ban
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FG endorses Pinnick as NFF President to avoid FIFA ban

FIFA President, Infantino and Pinnick .PHOTO: OrientalTimes 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 […]

No group except CAF, FIFA recognised NFF can sack me, says scribe Sanusi
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No group except CAF, FIFA recognised NFF can sack me, says scribe Sanusi

Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mohammed Sanusi General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) headed by Amaju Pinnick, Mohammed Sanusi, who was purportedly sacked by the Chris Giwa group claiming leadership of the federation, yesterday insisted that only the NFF board recognised by CAF and FIFA […]

Polls for Musa, others begin today as FIFA picks date for Best Football Awards
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Polls for Musa, others begin today as FIFA picks date for Best Football Awards

Nigeria's forward Ahmed Musa (L) vies with Iceland's midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Iceland at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd on June 22, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / NICOLAS ASFOURI / Voting in the 2018 FIFA Best Football Awards […]

Good selection key to Falconets success in France, says Izilien
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Good selection key to Falconets success in France, says Izilien

Super Falcons Former Super Falcons’ Manager, Godwin Izilien has charged the national women U-20 team coaches preparing the Falconets for the FIFA intermediate World Cup to select their players for the competition without sentiments. The competition is slated to hold in France from August 5 to 24. Izilien noted that the female […]