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Nwankwo Kanu gets appointment for AFCON, six others

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed former Nigeria internationals Kanu Nwankwo in the class special envoy for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Rivers United to face Akwa United as Federation Cup reaches Round of 32

Football fans will be presented with more than value for their money at any of the match venues they decide to go and watch in the Federation Cup Round of 32 with mouth-watering fixtures ready to be served to them on Wednesday and Thursday respectively.
Kano Pillars narrowly missed out on the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title but they held on to secure the second ticket for the Caf Champions League.

Kano Pillars confirm Caf Champions League ticket

Kano Pillars narrowly missed out on the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title but they held on to secure the second ticket for the Caf Champions League.
President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad

Caf President Ahmad released from custody

Caf President Ahmad Ahmad has been released from detention after being arrested in France on Thursday morning.

CAF president Ahmad questioned by French authorities

The president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Ahmad Ahmad was questioned Thursday by French investigators, a source close to the probe told AFP, reportedly concerning a breach of contract with Puma.

CAF president Ahmad arrested in France

President of Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad, has been arrested in Paris, capital of France.
Tunisia's Prime Minister Youssef Chahed

Premier Youssef Chahed backs Tunisia, faults Caf Champions League replay

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed strongly disagrees with the Confederation of African Football (Caf) over the decision to have the second leg of the Caf Champions League final replayed.

CAF Champions League final second leg to be replayed after farcical clash

The CAF Champions League final second leg between ES Tunis and Wydad Casablanca will be replayed outside of Tunisia after Friday's farcical encounter in Rades was cut short.
Kanu Nwankwo

CAF appoint Nwankwo Kanu, Daniel Amokachi, others as AFCON ambassadors

Confederation of African Football has appointed Nwankwo Kanu, Daniel Amokachi and other former African superstars as Ambassadors for the forthcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nation in Egypt.
President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad

AFCON security beefed after Cairo explosion

Confederation of African Football president Ahmad Ahmad said a special committee has been set up to deal with security concerns at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt next month.
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NPFL Super Six: Lobi Stars’ Barnabas Imenger assures fans on club’s chances

Lobi Stars team manager Barnabas Imenger has assured the club's fans that the reigning Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions will be ready for the season-ending playoffs, which start in Lagos next week.

Sierra Leone FA president Isha Johansen cleared of corruption charges

A Freetown high court has acquitted former Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) president Isha Johansen of all corruption charges on Monday.

Sierra Leone acquits football chiefs after corruption trial

Two former heads of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) were cleared of corruption charges on Monday after a high-profile case that led to a bust-up with FIFA.
Solomon Ogbeide

Solomon Ogbeide: Governor Obaseki commiserates with family, Bendel Insurance, NFF

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has commiserated with the family of Solomon Ogbeide, over the recent passing of the football veteran and coach, who had an illustrious career managing clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
Solomon Ogbeide

NFF in shock after Lobi Stars coach Solomon Ogbeide passes away

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) released a statement after the death of Lobi Stars coach Solomon Ogbeide.
Top Nigerian Professional Football League teams on Monday were handed easy draws at the 2019 Aiteo Cup Round of 64 games.

AITEO Cup: Akwa United, Rangers, Enyimba get easy draws

Top Nigerian Professional Football League teams on Monday were handed easy draws at the 2019 Aiteo Cup Round of 64 games.
Razak Adegbite

Razak Adegbite to attract Obafemi Martins, NPFL legends for charity game

Legends of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), as well as others who have featured for various Nigeria national teams, are set for a charity match in Lagos on June 7.
Amaju Melvin Pinnick - Christian Chukwu - Lilian Nkeiruka Chukwu - Edith Chinelo Motanya - Ibrahim Gyaran

Amaju Pinnick: NFF will always be there for Nigeria legends

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has reiterated that the football–governing body will soon institute a welfare foundation for former Nigeria international players in order to guarantee ready funding for them in case of unexpected health challenges.

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Group hails President Buhari on war against corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari’s war against corruption has been described as not only fruitful but key to ending poverty in Nigeria.