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Barcelona could suffer from the new rule that allows teams to make five substitutions in a match instead of three, their coach Quique Setien has said.

Quique Setien: Five-sub rule could count against Barca

Barcelona could suffer from the new rule that allows teams to make five substitutions in a match instead of three, their coach Quique Setien has said.
Respite has come the way of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as they are in the coming days to receive $500,000 (about 200 million Naira) from FIFA as a palliative for the Coronavirus Pandemic.

FIFA, WHO, EU launch campaign to help domestic violence victims amid coronavirus lockdown

FIFA, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Commission have announced the #SafeHome campaign designed to support women and children at risk of domestic violence during the coronavirus pandemic.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

NFF confirm Super Eagles coach’s contract extension

Nigeria Football Federation has announced that Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, signed a new deal that will keep in charge of the team for the two and half years.

Dangote, MTN emerge most admired African brands

For the third time in a row, Dangote Group has emerged as the most admired African brand, of African continent origin, by consumers, paired with t he telecommunication giant, MTN in a survey of 100 Africa best brands announced in a novel global virtual event that incorporated the market openings of Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria.
Yves Jean-Bart, president of the Haitian Football Federation, attends a hearing last week. Dieu Nalio Chery-AP

FIFA suspends Haiti football president accused of rape

FIFA on Monday suspended the president of Haiti’s football federation for 90 days pending an investigation into allegations he sexually abused teenage girls at the country’s national training centre.

Brown Ideye: I almost quit International football after missing out on 2014 World Cup...

Former West Brom forward Brown Ideye revealed he almost quit the national team after his exclusion from the 2014 FIFA World Cup squad.
Staging football matches without spectators must only be a short-term fix during the COVID-19 pandemic as the prolonged absence of fans could damage the game, former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says.

Arsene Wenger wants winter transfer window scrapped

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes the January transfer window should be scrapped after suggesting some major changes to the make-up of football.
Staging football matches without spectators must only be a short-term fix during the COVID-19 pandemic as the prolonged absence of fans could damage the game, former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says.

Arsene Wenger: Games without spectators only a short-term solution

Staging football matches without spectators must only be a short-term fix during the COVID-19 pandemic as the prolonged absence of fans could damage the game, former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says.
Nigeria legend Sunday Oliseh has opened up on his experience with the Super Eagles which spanned nine years.

Sunday Oliseh: I started funding Nigeria national team in 1996

Nigeria legend Sunday Oliseh has opened up on his experience with the Super Eagles which spanned nine years.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Adegboye Onigbinde: Rohr has not done enough for Nigerian football

Erstwhile national team handler, Adegboye Onigbinde, has described the quest to extend the contract of Gernot Rohr as coach of the Super Eagles by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as nothing but a ‘circus’.
Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has finally react to his first goal for Nigeria in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Alex Iwobi reveals happiest moments of his career in national team shirt

Iwobi scored the winning goal against Zambia to help Nigeria qualify 2the FIFA World Cup for the sixth time, two years after switching allegiance to the West African Nation.
Respite has come the way of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as they are in the coming days to receive $500,000 (about 200 million Naira) from FIFA as a palliative for the Coronavirus Pandemic.

FIFA to pick 2023 Women’s World Cup host in June

World governing football body, FIFA, will pick a host for the 2023 Women’s World Cup on June 25.
Former Super Eagles coach Christian Chukwu has hailed the appointment of erstwhile National team skipper Joseph Yobo after been named assistant Super Eagles coach to replace Imama Amapakabo.

Joseph Yobo reacts to Chinedu Obasi’s bribery claims

Super Eagles assistant coach Joseph Yobo has reacted to the ongoing bribery allegations currently rocking the Nigeria football.
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FIFA confirms it will select 2023 Women’s World Cup host on June 25

FIFA has confirmed it will announce the host country for the 2023 Women’s World Cup on June 25.

FIFA postpones ‘The Best’ awards ceremony

FIFA’s The Best awards ceremony, scheduled to be held in Milan on September 21, has been postponed as a result of the coronavirus crisis, world football’s governing body confirmed on Friday.
Respite has come the way of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as they are in the coming days to receive $500,000 (about 200 million Naira) from FIFA as a palliative for the Coronavirus Pandemic.

FIFA U-20, U-17 Women’s World Cups moved to 2021

Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has postponed the 2020 U-20 and U-17 women’s World Cups to 2021 due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Algerian captain Riyad Mahrez believes his side used their chances well to floor Guinea in the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday night.

Riyad Mahrez wants AFCON to be every four years

Algeria striker, Riyad Mahrez, has said the African Cup of Nations should be held every four years arguing that it would bring more respect to African football.
Super Falcons goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie has opened up on her journey to stardom in the round leather game.

Chiamaka Nnadozie: How I switched from being a striker to goalkeeper

Super Falcons goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie has opened up on her journey to stardom in the round leather game.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.