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Crisis: Order of court not binding on FIFA, NFF – Festus Keyamo

Festus Keyamo (SAN), the counsel to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Tuesday in Abuja said that the order of the court recognising the NFF election of Chris Giwa was not binding on FIFA.

Festus Keyamo: Nigeria risks FIFA ban over Amaju Pinnick sack

The Solicitor to the Nigeria Football Federation, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has declared that Nigeria risks FIFA ban should his clients be sacked from office.
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Chris Giwa assumes office as NFF chairman

Chris Giwa on Monday arrived at the Secretariat of Nigeria Football Federation with some security agents to assume office as substantive Chairman of the Federation.

IOC defies CAS, bars 15 Russians from Olympics

The International Olympic Committee has barred 15 Russian athletes from the Pyeongchang Winter Games, defying the ruling of the Court of Arbitration for Sports that annulled their life bans.

Roger Milla slams FIFA over normalisation c’ttee for FECAFOOT elections

Cameroon football legend Roger Milla on Monday accused the Federation of International Football Federation (FIFA) of having a plan to disrupt the running of football in his country.

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Aurelio de Laurentiis: Chelsea’s Maurizio Sarri wanted to “dismantle” Napoli

New Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri wanted to "dismantle" Napoli's team by taking players with him, says the Italian club's president Aurelio de Laurentiis.
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Germany drops economic sanctions against Turkey

Germany has lifted economic sanctions on Turkey and relaxed its travel advice to the country, German officials said, after Ankara ended its two-year state of emergency.