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Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF set to decide on FIFA, CAF palliatives

The Nigeria Football Federation would decide on what to do with COVID-19 palliatives released by FIFA and CAF at its Executive Committee meeting on Saturday.
World football governing body, FIFA on Wednesday ratified a $1m grant to the Nigerian Football Federation “to protect and restart its football.”

FIFA approves $1 million grant for NFF

World football governing body FIFA on Wednesday ratified a $1 million grant to the Nigerian Football Federation “to protect and restart its football.”
Barring any last-minute hitches, Super Eagles and Lille striker, Victor Osimhen’s is expected to seal his long-awaited move to Napoli next Monday, a report on an Italian news website, Tuttosports indicates.

Amaju Pinnick: Victor Osimhen will beat Diego Maradona’s Napoli records

Amaju Pinnick, president of the Nigerian Football Federation, says Victor Osimhen is excited about his proposed transfer to Napoli.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF congratulates coach Ndubuisi Egbo on Albanian league victory

The Nigeria Football Federation has congratulated former Super Eagles player, Emmanuel Ndubuisi Egbo, who has become the first Nigerian and African to lead a European club to a top league domestic title.

Amaju Pinnick: NFF working on hiring quality coaches for the Super Falcons

The President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, says hiring a top-quality coach for the Super Falcons remains the priority of the Federation.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr is satisfied with his team performance against Lesotho in Sunday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying Group L matchday-two fixture at the Setsoto Stadium, Maseru. 3

Former Super Eagles star wants quality friendly opposition for national team

He made this remark after the President of the Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick announced that the Federation have two friendly oppositions in mind against a team from South America and one from Africa.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

Super Eagles set for two friendly games

The Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick, has revealed that the Super Eagles will return back to action with two friendly games in September.
Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

NFF urged to consider quality friendly opposition for Super Eagles

Former Nigeria international Mutiu Adepoju has stated that he wants Nigeria’s Super Eagles to be handed quality fixture for the FIFA international friendly windows of September and October when football returns at the international scene.
Having scored a goal to lead the Super Falcons past Algeria in September, the Nigeria international made her bow as the captain of the team under acting manager Christopher Danjuma.

NFF urged to consider former Falcons stars for vacant coaching role

Former coach of Nigeria women national team Ismaila Mabo has urged the NFF to select coaches among ex-players of the Super Falcons who have the psychology of playing for the national team and will be passionate enough to deliver success for Nigeria.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF set to support league clubs for next season’s campaign

The Nigeria Football Federation will provide support for Clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League, Nigeria National League, Nigeria Women Football League and the Nigeria Nationwide League for next season’s football campaign, as a result of challenges that have arisen from the COVID-19 pandemic, says the Federation’s President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick.
An Abuja High Court yesterday finally declined to join the names of President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick and the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi to a case of financial misappropriation brought before it by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Amaju Pinnick: NFF set to support league clubs for next season’s campaign

Nigeria Football Federation will provide support for Clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League, Nigeria National League, Nigeria Women Football League and the Nigeria Nationwide League for next season’s football campaign, as a result of challenges that have arisen from the COVID-19 pandemic, says the Federation’s President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick.
Eddie Nketiah has revealed what he told Bukayo Saka immediately he replaced the injured Sead Kolasinac, in Arsenal’s 3-2 win against Everton at the Emirates in Sunday’s Premier League game.

NFF: We won’t beg Bukayo Saka to play for Nigeria

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick says the body will not beg Arsenal youngster Bukayo Saka to play for the Super Eagles.
Manchester United are still searching for a centre forward (number nine) despite having recently extended Odion Ighalo’s loan deal.

Manchester United’s Odion Ighalo thinking of Nigeria return

Former Nigeria international Odion Ighalo has revealed that he is considering coming out of international retirement.
The General Manager of Rivers United, Chief Okey Kpalukwu stated this during a media chat with journalists in Port Harcourt Friday shortly after briefing the sponsors of the team.

Rivers United commend Sports Minister, NFF, LMC over PPG

The management of Rivers United has commended the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare; President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick and Chairman, League Management Company (LMC), Shehu Dikko for their determined efforts to bring the Nigerian Professional Football League to a conclusive end.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed why Super Eagles lost 2-1 to Algeria in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals game at Cairo International Stadium.

Amaju Pinnick: Gernot Rohr deserves to continue as Super Eagles coach

The President of Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick says Gernot Rohr remains the best man for the Super Eagles and deserved to keep his job.

NFF to interview coaches for vacant Super Falcons job

The President of Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick has disclosed that the Federation is working tirelessly to recruit qualified coaches for the country’s senior women national, the Super Falcons.
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NFF supremo pledges solidarity to national league

NFF President Amaju Pinnick has announced there’ll be a solidarity payment to the Nigerian National League to aid the league.
Super Eagles Head Coach Gernot Rohr is pushing for CAF to postpone the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and Benin Republic, earlier scheduled for November 13.

Minister: NFF can terminate Gernot Rohr’s contract if he fails to meet targets

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has revealed there are clauses in Gernot Rohr’s new contract which gives his employer the right to fire him if he underperforms.

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