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Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

Gernot Rohr lists Ahmed Musa, William Troost-Ekong, 23 others for Cote d’Ivoire, Tunisia friendlies

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has called up 25 players ahead of next month’s friendly matches against the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire and the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia, scheduled for Austria. Five other players have been put on standby.
Amaju Pinnick, President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), says Hoffenheim defender, Kevin Akpoguma, has pledged to play for the Super Eagles and has switched allegiance from Germany to Nigeria.

Kevin Akpoguma agrees to play for Nigeria

Amaju Pinnick, President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), says Hoffenheim defender, Kevin Akpoguma, has pledged to play for the Super Eagles and has switched allegiance from Germany to Nigeria.
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Amaju Pinnick restates NFF’s support for Nigeria Pitch Awards as seventh event moves to...

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has restated the Federation’s support for, and endorsement of, the Nigeria Pitch Awards as the seventh edition of the glamorous awards has now been scheduled for the month of November in Asaba, Delta State.

NFF VP Seyi Akinkunmi reiterates his commitment to women’s football

The vice president of Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Seyi Akinkunmi, says he’s committed to the development of women football in the country and will continue to do so.
Embattled Acting Chairman of the Delta State Football Association Edema Fuludu has stated that the election into the board of the Delta FA which is expected to hold today is an illegal election despite the involvement of the Nigeria Football Federation in an observing capacity.

Edema Fuludu: NFF sanctioned Delta FA election illegal

Embattled Acting Chairman of the Delta State Football Association Edema Fuludu has stated that the election into the board of the Delta FA which is expected to hold today is an illegal election despite the involvement of the Nigeria Football Federation in an observing capacity.
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

NPFL: LMC chief insists clubs must be licensed to participate

Following the directive of the Nigeria Football Federation that no club would be allowed to participate in the domestic league without meeting the requirement of club licensing, the organizers of the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, has invited all the clubs in the elite division to submit their applications for licensing ahead of 2020/2021 season

Seyi Akinkunmi: Super Eagles will be ready for Tunisia, Cote D’Ivoire

First Vice-President, Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Seyi Akinkunmi, opined that the Super Eagles are Nigeria is a big football nation and the Super Eagles will continue to lock horns with the best teams in the world.
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Plateau United coach seeks financial support to achieve Champions League Semi final target

Plateau United coach Abdu Maikaba has stated that they need the required support to meet the target of semi-finals of the 2020/2021 CAF Champions League.
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

Nigerian government insists on virus protocols for restart of NPFL, other leagues

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has read out the riot acts to the Nigeria Football Federation and club owners – that no stadium would be opened for any football game without strict adherence to the sports protocols, even as there must be total implementation of the club licensing control before the new football season can resume.
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.

FIFA, CAF, NFF celebrate former Super Eagles skipper at 40

World football governing body FIFA, Confederation of African Football (CAF) and the Nigeria Football Federation have sent birthday greetings to former Super Eagles skipper Joseph Yobo who turned 40 on Sunday.
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.

Super Eagles boss recalls four for October friendlies

Four players who had been ignored for international duties by Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr may have another chance to showcase their talent when Nigeria take on Cote d’Ivoire and Tunisia in Austria next month.
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FIFA warns Iran over government interference

FIFA has issued another warning to the Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) over interference in its affairs, amid concern regarding the involvement of the country’s judicial authorities in a dispute between the governing body and a former coach.
Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

Super Eagles to play friendlies vs Côte d’Ivoire, Tunisia in October

The NFF president Amaju Pinnick revealed this via his Twitter handle on Tuesday, that the Super Eagles will face the Elephants of Cote’d Ivoire and Catarge Eagles of Tunisia.

Three NFF staff contracts coronavirus – scribe

NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, has confirmed that four unnamed officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have tested positive for Covid-19, following widespread testing carried out at the Sunday Dankaro House.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF: Super Falcons, Flying Eagles, Eaglets to get new coaches soon

President of the Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick has announced that new coaches will soon be appointed to fill up the vacant positions in the Super Falcons and other national teams.
Eberechi Eze shone on his Crystal Palace debut as the Eagles cruised to a 3-0 win over Charlton in a pre-season clash with their south London rivals.

Super Eagles target out of England U21 squad ahead Kosovo, Austria matches

Crystal Palace’s new signing, Eberechi Eze is out of England’s U-21 upcoming international matches against Austria and Kosovo scheduled for September 4 and 5, the English FA confirmed on Wednesday.
A former goalkeeper of Nigeria’s Flying Eagles, John Felagha, is dead.

NFF mourns demise of former Flying Eagles goalkeeper, ICT head

A former Flying Eagles goalkeeper, John Felagha, has passed on.
A former goalkeeper of Nigeria’s Flying Eagles, John Felagha, is dead.

Ex-Flying Eagles goalkeeper John Felagha dies at 26

A former goalkeeper of Nigeria’s Flying Eagles, John Felagha, is dead.

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