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NFF: Presidential panel’s charges against Amaju Pinnick, others baseless

The Nigeria Football Federation has described as “frivolous and totally baseless” the charges filed against its president, Amaju Pinnick, and four other members of the federation by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property led by Mr Okoi Obono-Obla.
Inuwa Abdulkadir

Sokoto APC passes vote of no confidence on national vice chairman

The Sokoto State Executive Committee of All Progressives Congress (APC) has passed a vote of no confidence on the party’s National Vice Chairman, North West, Malam Inuwa Abdulkadir.
President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad

CAF’s Ahmad: Cameroon to be awarded CHAN 2020

Cameroon will reportedly replace Ethiopia as host of the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals.

CAF set to award 2020 CHAN to Cameroon

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) looks set to award the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) to Cameroon after Ethiopia appeared to have withdrawn as hosts having expressed doubts about its readiness to stage the tournament.

NFF Congress ratifies postponement of state FA elections

An extra-ordinary General Assembly of the Nigeria Football Federation yesterday ratified the decision of the NFF Executive Committee of 26th January 2019 to postpone the elections into the Boards of the Football Associations in the 36 States and the FCT.
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Ebonyi AD candidate steps down for Governor Umahi

The governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Ebonyi State, Hon. Ozuma Peter, has stepped down for Governor David Umahi ahead of the March 2, 2019 governorship election in the state.
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Zimbabwe FA vice president suspended

The Zimbabwe FA has suspended its vice-president Gift Banda for allegedly reshuffling national team technical team without the board’s consent.
[fILE] Nigeria's German coach Gernot Rohr looks on during a training session at Essentuki Arena in Yessentuki, southern Russia, on June 18, 2018 during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament.-br --PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP

Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles are not taking Egypt friendly lightly

Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr says his team will not be taking their friendly international against Egypt lightly.

Official: Egypt confirmed as hosts of AFCON 2019

The upcoming African Cup of Nations, AFCON, will be hosted by Egypt, the Confederation of African Football, CAF; announced on Tuesday after a high level meeting.

Amaju Pinnick sure of better host for AFCON 2019

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) are expected to announce 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) hosts after tomorrow’s Executive Committee meeting, and voting for a better-qualified candidate between Egypt and South Africa.

CAF confirms Cameroon decision to host 2021 AFCON

After stripping the country off the 2019 hosting right, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) has confirmed that Cameroon has agreed to host the 2021 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations

Select Sports targets kits deals with LMC, more NPFL clubs after Rangers success

Enugu Rangers’ kits manufacturers Select Sports seek more business deals with NPFL clubs and League Management Company (LMC) – organisers of NPFL
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UEFA Champions League to use VAR from knockout stages

UEFA will fast-track the implementation of Video Assistant Referees (VAR) for the knockout stages of its Champions League this season, its president, Aleksander Ceferin, said on Monday.

CAF strips Cameroon of AFCON 2019 hosting rights

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has stripped Cameroon of the hosting rights for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

NOC takes annual general meeting to Yola

The Annual General meeting of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), has been scheduled for December 20, 2018, in Yola, Adamawa state.

Gernot Rohr: Door still open for Mikel Obi, others to make 2019 AFCON squad

Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has said that the door is open for Chelsea legend John Obi Mikel to be included in the Super Eagles squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
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Muhammadu Buhari tasks APU to evolve new strategies to tackle terrorism, banditry

President Muhammadu Buhari has tasked the African Parliamentary Union (APU) to develop fresh strategies that can assist governments confront the menace of terrorism, armed banditry and other organised crimes.

Lobi Stars, Kano Pillars, others for Gold Cup tourney

CAF Champions League flag bearers, Lobi Stars, Kano Pillars, MFM FC and Sunshine Stars are among the 10 teams that will participate in the 6th edition of the Gold Cup Pre-season Tournament.

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