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NFF reform committee ends two day meeting in Abuja

The NFF Reforms Committee on brought their two-day meeting in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, to a close on Tuesday.
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.

NFF chief explains objectives of Ukraine friendly

Acting president of the Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi, has revealed that one of the main objectives of next month’s international friendly against Ukraine is to get the new players to actually blend with the older ones and feel at home.
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.
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.
FIFA officials inspecting Onikan stadiun on Lagos Island preparatory to the country’s hosting of the 2020 U-20 Women’s World Cup on Tuesday. NAN-Photo.

Lagos ready to host FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup – LSSC

The Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC) led by the Executive Chairman, Kweku Tandoh, on Tuesday said the state was ready to host FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2020.

2020 U-20 WWC: Fifa inspection team arrives Nigeria on Monday

A five-man inspection team from FIFA will arrive Lagos on Monday for a four-day inspection of facilities and equipments that Nigeria has put forward to host the U20 Women’s World Cup in 2020.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Afcon: Super Eagles seek to extend perfect run against Madagascar

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have already qualified for the Round of 16 at the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). But they have a rare opportunity to match a feat they only attained during their first appearance at the finals in 1963.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Afcon: Super Eagles protest unpaid bonuses ahead of Guinea clash

Nigeria’s football fans’ hope of seeing Super Eagles put the Syli Nationale of Guinea to the sword in their second group B match today may have suffered a big blow as the players protested over unpaid bonuses, yesterday.
The Super Eagles may not have any cause to fight over money like the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon and the Warriors of Zimbabwe have done at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations which started last Friday in Egypt. This is because President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the budget the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) submitted to him for the national team’s 2019 AFCON campaign.

Afcon: President Buhari releases Super Eagles’ money

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved part of the funds for the Super Eagles campaign at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Ahmed Musa, Francisca Ordega emerge top winners at Nigeria Pitch Awards

The Super Eagles striker, Ahmed Musa, and Super Falcons player, Francisca Ordega, both won the top prizes of King and Queen of the Pitch at the 6th award ceremony of the Nigeria Pitch Awards held Saturday night in Asaba.

Seyi Akinwunmi emerges Lagos FA chairman

The incumbent Chairman of Lagos State Football Association (LSFA), Seyi Akinwunmi, on Monday retained his seat amid a dramatic tight electoral contest that took place in Lagos.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has praised the Eagles, the coaching crew and himself for pushing the team to the 3rd best position in Africa and 42nd best in the world having taking over the team when it was not faring well in the FIFA Rankings over two years ago.

NFF: Super Eagles not under pressure to win AFCON

The 1st Vice-President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Seyi Akinwunmi, on Tuesday in Lagos said the body did not expect the Super Eagles to win the African Cup of Nations at all cost.
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Lagos FA election: I have unfinished business – Seyi Akinwunmi

Seyi Akinwunmi, incumbent Chairman, Lagos State Football Association (FA), on Tuesday said that he threw his hat in the ring for the Chairmanship election because he had an unfinished business in the state’s football administration.
Golden Eaglets coach Manu Garba has heaped blame on MRI following the embarrassing outcome in the clash against the Serengeti boys of Tanzania producing 9 goals thriller.

U-17 AFCON: Zenith Bank charges Golden Eaglets to earn World Cup spot

Players of the U-17 national team, the Golden Eaglets, competing in the ongoing African Nations Cup for this cadre, have been urged to go all out and secure a ticket for Nigeria in the forthcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup finals billed to take place in Brazil later this year.
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FIFA: Why Osaze Odemwingie led the Women’s World Cup trophy tour to Nigeria

The Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, was already agog in anticipation of the arrival of the FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy, which was led into the Nigerian soil by some FIFA executives and Ambassador Peter Odemwingie on Thursday.
FIFA has announced that the tickets for the Group A clash between hosts France and the Super Falcons of Nigeria at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup has been sold out.

FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy arrives Nigeria on Thursday

The FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy is expected to arrive Nigeria on a tour on Thursday, Demola Olajire, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Director of Communication said on Tuesday in Abuja.
The Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Melvin Pinnick has instructed the Chairman of Enugu State Football Association and Member of the NFF Executive Committee, Hon. Chidi Ofo Okenwa to pay former Nigeria captain and coach Christian Chukwu a visit and get the details of his challenges and what needs to be done to return him to good health.

NFF vows to support ex-Super Eagles coach Christian Chukwu

The Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Melvin Pinnick has instructed the Chairman of Enugu State Football Association and Member of the NFF Executive Committee, Hon. Chidi Ofo Okenwa to pay former Nigeria captain and coach Christian Chukwu a visit and get the details of his challenges and what needs to be done to return him to good health.

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