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Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr paid a courtesy call on Nigeria Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare on Wednesday morning in Abuja.

Sports minister won’t interfere in NFF, Gernot Rohr contract talks

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says he won’t interfere in the contract issue currently going on between Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, and the Nigeria Football Federation.
Nigeria Football Federation’s referee adviser and CAF referees committee member Linus Mba has stated that the high level of requirement expected from league officials handling Premier league matches has been the reason behind the improvement witnessed in the officiating of league matches this season.

Linus Mba: Improved officiating in the NPFL down to requirement from referees

Nigeria Football Federation’s referee adviser and CAF referees committee member Linus Mba has stated that the high level of requirement expected from league officials handling Premier league matches has been the reason behind the improvement witnessed in the officiating of league matches this season.
German coach Gernot Rohr yesterday earned praises from the Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare for the meritorious manner he has conducted the Super Eagles orchestra since he took the reins of the national team in 2016.

Minister gets Super Eagles skipper’s jersey for Benin victory

German coach Gernot Rohr yesterday earned praises from the Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare for the meritorious manner he has conducted the Super Eagles orchestra since he took the reins of the national team in 2016.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 4

Senate issues 7-day ultimatum to CBN, FIRS, others

The senate on Wednesday issued 7-day ultimatum to the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Federal Inland Revenue Service, and others defaulting to submit their statements of income and expenditure accounts spanning from 2017- 2019 to do so or face dire consequences.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Friday in Abuja pledged to revamp the Principal’s Cup and Headmaster’s Cup competitions in the secondary and primary schools respectively.

Minister: Gernot Rohr’s contract extension lies with NFF

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says the issue of contract extension for Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, lies with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
Nigerian 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup Golden Ball winner Sani Emmanuel has revealed why he quit football four years ago when he was largely expected to go on and make himself a fine career.

Former FIFA U17 Golden Ball winner reveals why he quit football

Nigerian 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup Golden Ball winner Sani Emmanuel has revealed why he quit football four years ago when he was largely expected to go on and make himself a fine career.
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: No ghost workers on our payroll

The Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick says there are no ghost workers on their payroll.
A former Director-General of the National Sports Commission, Gbenga Elegbeleye, has called for a thorough examination of football administration in Nigeria as a response to the national teams’ dwindling fortunes.

Nigeria’s football administration needs overhauling – ex-NSC chief

A former Director-General of the National Sports Commission, Gbenga Elegbeleye, has called for a thorough examination of football administration in Nigeria as a response to the national teams’ dwindling fortunes.
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.

Gernot Rohr speaks on signing new contract

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is not bothered over the non-renewal of his contract by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
CHAN Eagles Head Coach Imama Amapakabo said his team showed improvements after two poor outings against Togo in recent weeks, but also admits they could have done better on Saturday to get the result.

Olympic Eagles coach Imama Amapakabo leaves future in the hand of NFF

The embattled coach revealed that his team gave their best, but we’re unlucky to miss out of a place in the semi-final of the the competition and opportunities of picking Tokyo 2020 tickets in the process.
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.

Henry Nwosu: NFF must share in the blame of Olympics Eagles failure

Henry Nwosu has called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to go back to the drawing board after Dream Team VII failed to reach the semi-final of the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations, coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday. 7

Henry Nwosu slams NFF after Nigeria miss out on Tokyo Olympics ticket

Henry Nwosu has slammed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) after the Olympic Eagles failed to reach the semi-final of the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Rangers attacking midfielder Joe Aribo and six other players hit Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers double-header against Benin Republic and Lesotho. 14

Super Eagles share $600,000 AFCON money ahead of Lesotho match

The accounts of Super Eagles players who participated in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations held in Egypt, with Nigeria winning the bronze medal have been credited with part of the 30 percent promised them by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The money was disbursed through Financial Derivatives, a renowned accounting firm.

Amaju Pinnick: NFF not owing Gernot Rohr

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has denied that Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr is being owed backlog of salaries as reported by a section of the media.
Rangers attacking midfielder Joe Aribo and six other players hit Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers double-header against Benin Republic and Lesotho. 14

Lesotho clash: Super Eagles now to travel to Maseru Saturday

The Super Eagles will depart the shores of Nigeria on Saturday for Maseru ahead the AFCON 2021 Qualifiers against the Crocodiles of Lesotho on Sunday.
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VAR cannot work in Nigerian football competitions for now – stakeholders

Some sports stakeholders in Nasarawa state on Thursday observed that the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in local football fixtures in the country would fail due to certain obvious reasons.
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Victor Ikpeba tells NFF to extend Gernot Rohr’s contract

Former Nigeria international Victor Ikpeba has advised the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to extend the contract of Super Eagles’ coach, Gernot Rohr, for the sake of stability.
Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze feels fulfilled and excited to play for the Nigeria national team.

Samuel Chukwueze: We won’t underrate Benin

Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze said the Super Eagles cannot afford to toy with the Squirrels of Benin when both sides clash today at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo on Match Day 1 towards the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted by Cameroon.

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