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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.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players to utilize all their chances in today’s Africa Cup of Nations semifinal clash against Algeria at the Cairo International Stadium.

Afcon: Amaju Pinnick, Shehu Dikko, Mohammed Sanusi pump up Super Eagles’ spirit

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, alongside his 2nd Vice President, Shehu Dikko and General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, were on Monday at the Le Meridien Cairo Airport hotel camp of the Super Eagles to ginger the players ahead of Wednesday’s third place match against Tunisia.
On Saturday, the Super Falcons lost 3-0 to Germany in the Round of 16 but refused to leave their Mecure Hotel in protest over their unpaid bonuses and other outstanding payments.

Shehu Dikko: NFF have paid Super Falcons’ entitlements

Shehu Dikko, the second vice-president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has denied an allegation that they owed the women's team outstanding bonuses and allowances

Fraud: Court orders substituted service on NFF supremo Amaju Pinnick, others

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered that the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr Amaju Pinnick, and four other officers charged with fraud involving the sums of $8.4m and N4bn should be served with copies of the charges through their offices.
The League Management Company (LMC), the organisers of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) has announced that the season-ending Super Six tournament will be staged in Lagos at the Agege Stadium from June 4 to 12.

LMC picks Lagos to host NPFL Super Six tourney

The League Management Company (LMC), the organisers of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) has announced that the season-ending Super Six tournament will be staged in Lagos at the Agege Stadium from June 4 to 12.

Fraud: NFF supremo Amaju Pinnick, others shun court

The President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, and four other senior officials of the group were absent at the Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday at the first mention of the charge brought against them over their alleged complicity in the misappropriation of $8,400, 000 and N4billon belonging to the football body.
Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has asked for an immediate presentation to his ministry on the promise made to members of the 1994 AFCON-winning Super Eagles team.

Minister Fashola asks for names of 1994 AFCON-winning team yet to get houses

Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has asked for an immediate presentation to his ministry on the promise made to members of the 1994 AFCON-winning Super Eagles team.
The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja presented documents of the apartment promised to former Super Eagles’ chief coach Clemens Westerhof for leading the team to world glory in 1994. 2

Minister asks for names of 1994 AFCON-winning team yet to get houses

Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has asked for an immediate presentation to his ministry on the promise made to members of the 1994 AFCON-winning Super Eagles team.
The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja presented documents of the apartment promised to former Super Eagles’ chief coach Clemens Westerhof for leading the team to world glory in 1994. 1

Clemens Westerhoff gets documents for house gift after 25 years

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja presented documents of the apartment promised to former Super Eagles’ chief coach Clemens Westerhof for leading the team to world glory in 1994.
Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has reacted for the first after marrying his long-time girlfriend Dinma over the weekend.

Wilfred Ndidi reacts after marrying his long-term girlfriend

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has reacted for the first time after marrying his long-time girlfriend Dinma over the weekend.

Federal government charges NFF supremo with $8,400, N4 billion fraud

The Federal Government has charged the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick and four others with alleged misappropriation of $8,400 belong to football body.

Solomon Dalung, Amaju Pinnick, Shehu Dikko in UK for meetings with NIKE

Chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation, led by Nigeria’s Minister of Sports have arrived in London, United Kingdom, for a series of meetings with sportswear behemoth, NIKE that has to do with optimizing the performance of the new, robust contract signed by NFF and NIKE in November 2018.
Super Eagles Captain John Mikel Obi’s Middlesbrough jersey number has been revealed, the former Chelsea midfielder will wear Number 2.

NFF: Mikel Obi’s move to Middlesbrough good for Super Eagles

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has expressed happiness over the movement of Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, to the English second tier league, emphasising that the national team will be the biggest beneficiary of his return to a competitive league.
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La Liga to sponsor Nigeria’s U-15 players

La Liga, the Spanish league, has promised to sponsor some of Nigeria’s U-15 players to Europe for professional football.

La Liga coaches conduct clinic for NPFL youth coaches

Over 60 youth coaches in Nigeria received tutorials at a clinic in Abuja as part of the annual NPFL/LaLiga Youth Coaching Clinic which kicked off at the Abuja National Stadium.

Shehu Dikko: NFF, NIKE happy to work together

The Nigeria Football Federation and its official kit sponsors, NIKE, on Thursday met in Abuja to review activities for year 2018 and plan for the new year.

Abuja court suspends arrest warrant against NFF chiefs, summons presidential panel

The Chief Magistrate District Court II in Abuja has suspended the warrant of arrest issued previously to the Special Presidential Investigative Panel (SPIP) headed by Chief Okoi Obono-Obla against five top officials of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

Okoi Obono-Obla: FIFA, CAF can’t ban Nigeria over alleged corruption trial of NFF chiefs

The Chairman, Presidential Investigative Panel on Recovery of Public Funds, Okoi Obono-Obla, has stated that Nigeria will not face any sanction from the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF), football world governing body (FIFA) or from the Federal Government in the case of alleged corruption and diversion of funds leveled against top officials of the Nigeria Football Federation.

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