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NFF officials shun court appearance over ‘$8.4 million, N4 billion fraud’ case

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday frowned at the refusal of four officials of the Nigeria Football Federation to appear in court over the $8.4m and N4bn alleged fraud case.
Stakeholders in sports have urged the new Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare, to reposition the sector for the overall benefit of the country.

Minister, NFF agree to rejig football

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, on Friday met with members of the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in a bid to give new direction to football in the country.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s close-season transfer to AS Roma has made a lasting impact off the pitch, helping a missing Kenyan boy reunite with his family thanks to the Italian club’s social media campaign.

NFF partners with AS Roma to boost local football

The Nigeria Football Federation on Friday announced that it had signed a multi-year partnership with Italian football club, AS Roma, to boost the development of football in Nigeria.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has picked Senegal, Tunisia and host nation Egypt as favourites for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) title.

Gernot Rohr: I don’t know my Super Eagles future

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has disclosed that his future in charge of the Super Eagles is uncertain following the contract he signed with the Nigeria Football Federation, which ends in June 2020.
Samson Siasia has vowed to clear his name after world governing body FIFA banned him yesterday from football following an allegation of match-fixing brought against him.

NFF: We’re reviewing FIFA’s life ban on Samson Siasia

The Nigeria Football Federation has disclosed that its lawyers have started to review the decision against former Nigeria player and coach, Samson Siasia, by the FIFA Ethics Committee.
Samuel Okwaraji

NFF marks 30th anniversary of Samuel Okwaraji’s death

The Nigeria Football Federation, on Monday, marked the 30th anniversary of the death of footballer, Samuel Okwaraji.
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced the Super Eagles will face Ukraine in an international friendly on September 10.

Nigeria, Ukraine set for Kiev friendly in September

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced the Super Eagles will face Ukraine in an international friendly on September 10.
The Federal Government of Nigeria is 100 percent in support of the bid by the country to host the 10th FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals in 2020, His Excellency, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo declared in Abuja on Thursday.

VP Osinbajo: Nigerian government fully supports 2020 U-20 WWC bid

The Federal Government of Nigeria is 100 percent in support of the bid by the country to host the 10th FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals in 2020, His Excellency, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo declared in Abuja on Thursday.
Head of the Federal Government delegation to the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Distinguished Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan (President of the Senate of the Federal Republic) has given the Super Eagles a pat on the back for their outing against Algeria on Sunday, while charging them to go all out against Tunisia on Wednesday to win the bronze medals.

Benin gets the nod to host Super Eagles, Squirrels Afcon qualifier

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed Benin, the Edo state capital, as venue of the November 11, 2021, Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between the Super Eagles and the Squirrels of Benin Republic.

Kogi guber: Former NFF supremo promises to unite, develop state

A former President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Alh. Sani Lulu, has promised to unite and develop Kogi State if elected governor.
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U-20 WWC: FIFA scores Edo high on preparations

The world football governing body, FIFA, yesterday scored Edo State high in its preparations towards hosting the Under-20 World Cup tournament in the state capital, Benin City, in 2019.
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Gernot Rohr: NFF must arrange refresher courses for Nigeria coaches

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has insisted that the only way he could embark on the refresher course with Bayern Munich is if the Nigeria Football Federation outlines the refresher programmes for local coaches.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has suggested the team’s loss to Madagascar could be a blessing in disguise and the major reason they are still in the race for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) title.

Gernot Rohr seeks refresher courses for coaches

Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has insisted that the only way he could embark on a refresher course with Bayern Munich is if the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) outlines the programmes it has for local coaches to also refresh their knowledge of the game.

Musa Bility: Nigerians should be proud of Amaju Pinnick

Former Liberia FA boss and Confederation of African Football (CAF) executive committee member, Musa Bility, has urged Nigerians to be proud of a football administrator like NFF president and CAF executive committee member, Amaju Pinnick in the wake of recent happenings in the top ranks of Africa’s supreme football governing body.
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Kojo Williams: Sending Gernot Rohr on refresher course‘ll be insult on Nigerians

A former Chairman of the defunct Nigeria Football Association, Kojo Williams, has frowned on the decision by the President of the NFF, Amaju Pinnick, to send Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, to Germany on a refresher course.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has no plans to sack Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr after the Africa Cup of Nations, according to the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick.

Amaju Pinnick: NFF will send Gernor Rohr to Bayern Munich on refresher course after...

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has no plans to sack Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr after the Africa Cup of Nations, according to the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has warned the Super Eagles not to take any time for granted at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

AFCON: NFF issues strong warning to Super Eagles, speaks on bonus payments

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has warned the Super Eagles not to take any time for granted at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Asisat Oshoala: Amaju Pinnick inspired Super Falcons’ resurgence

Super Falcons’ assistant captain and goal-poacher, Asisat Oshoala, has declared that the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, played a huge role in the team’s confidence-restoring victory over Korea Republic in their second group match of the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals.

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