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Pinnick, Maigari, Ogunjobi battle for NFF Presidency
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Pinnick, Maigari, Ogunjobi battle for NFF Presidency

[FILE PHOTO] Amaju Pinnick. PHOTO: BBC The coast is now clear with regards to the September 20 elections into the Nigeria Football Federation’s (NFF) Executive Committee 2018 to 2022, following the official release of the list of candidates for the polls by the Electoral Committee yesterday.   Four persons are […]

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 […]

NFF should revive ‘Westerhof’s football culture,’ says Taribo
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NFF should revive ‘Westerhof’s football culture,’ says Taribo

Former Super Eagles player, Taribo West Former Super Eagles defender, Taribo West wants the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to revive the football culture adopted by former handler, Clemens Westerhof and his successor, Bonfrere Jo in their days with the team. Taribo, a member of the gold winning Atlanta ’96 Olympics […]

NFF bans Nigerian coach Salisu Yusuf for taking bribe
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NFF bans Nigerian coach Salisu Yusuf for taking bribe

Salisu Yusuf The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has placed a one-year ban from all football-related activities on Super Eagles’ Chief Coach, Salisu Yusuf. Yusuf was caught on camera collecting bribe from undercover journalists who pretended to be football agents. The footage, shot by BBC’s Ghanaian reporter Anas Aremeyaw Anas in […]

NFF election: No plan to disqualify Pinnick, Maigari — Katu
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NFF election: No plan to disqualify Pinnick, Maigari — Katu

Amaju Pinnick. PHOTO: BBC Sani Katu, Chairman, Electoral Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has dismissed concerns that the committee has concluded plans to disqualify top contenders in forthcoming election into the NFF Executive Committee. Katu allayed the fears in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria […]

Gernot Rohr must earn back Nigeria’s respect after World Cup disappointment
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Gernot Rohr must earn back Nigeria’s respect after World Cup disappointment

Nigeria's German coach Gernot Rohr looks at his players during a training session at Essentuki Arena in Yessentuki, southern Russia, on June 18, 2018 during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament. / AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI The second phase of Gernot Rohr’s Super Eagles rebuilding project will […]

SFF confirms Seychelles will host Eagles on September 8
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SFF confirms Seychelles will host Eagles on September 8

Photo: Twitter/@NGExpression NFF still searching for venue for Libya game The Seychelles Football Federation (SFF) has confirmed that the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between the Super Eagles and the Pirates will hold on September 8, as against the widely circulated date of September 7. The announcement is coming […]

NFF turns to Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Rohr releases Eagles’ list on Friday
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NFF turns to Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Rohr releases Eagles’ list on Friday

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) may have chosen the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna as venue for Super Eagles’ Cameroun 2019 African Nations Cup qualifier against Libya next month. Nigeria will travel to Seychelles on September 7 for their second match of the qualifying series and return home to face Libya […]

NFF reaffirms focus on youth development
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NFF reaffirms focus on youth development

[File] Amaju Pinnick. PHOTO: YouTube Following the resolution of the crisis that threatened the country’s membership of the international football community, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has revealed it would now focus on youth development as well as the forthcoming continental championships. Nigeria on Monday escaped FIFA hammer for the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Aminu declares NFF illegal, canvasses enabling laws to halt perennial crisis

Former Chairman of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Col. Abdulmumini Aminu (rtd.) yesterday said the current Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) was being run ‘illegally’ and that there was need for an enabling law for effective football administration in the country. Aminu, who has been saddled with the responsibility reconciling the […]

Dalung inaugurates 6-man reconciliation committee on NFF leadership crisis
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Dalung inaugurates 6-man reconciliation committee on NFF leadership crisis

Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, fourth from right, with members of NFF Reconciliation Committee The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, on Monday inaugurated a six-man reconciliation committee to bring lasting solution to the lingering crisis in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Inaugurating the committee […]