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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.
The 28,000–capacity Roazhon Park in Rennes is the venue for tonight’s big FIFA Women’s World Cup clash between Nigeria and France, with group leaders Les Bleus already qualified for the knockout rounds and the Super Falcons looking for a ticket to that corridor.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has dismissed as misleading, statements by former Youth and Sports Minister Solomon Dalung at the weekend that the Federation omitted the budget for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations from its 2019 programmes sent to the Ministry.
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.
Falconets coach Christopher Danjuma has reacted to the approval of the two technical backroom staff for Super Falcons Boss Thomas Dennerby in a bid to enhance the team’s performance at the world cup in France.
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.
Nigeria U20 stars to the AFCON U20 in Niger Republic are to get invitation to the Super Eagles for the games against Seychelles and Egypt, according to the Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr.
The Super Falcons recovered from a 3-0 defeat to host nation China and thrashed Romania 4-1 in Sunday’s third-place match at the Huitang Stadium in Meizhou.
Head Coach Paul Aigbogun has submitted to the Nigeria Football Federation, his final list of 21 players that he believes will do Nigeria proud at the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations in Niger Republic next month.
The Nigeria Football Federation have lined up ten international friendlies for the Super Falcons ahead of the FIFA Women’s World Cup finals.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation and the 1st Vice President of the Confederation of African Football, Amaju Pinnick has pledged that the African football –ruling body will vote for the best –qualified candidate between Egypt and South Africa to host this year’s Africa Cup of Nations finals.
An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday remanded a 21-year-old man, Samson Obinna, who allegedly used a toy gun to rob another man of a cell phone worth 40,o00.
Brazilian star Neymar will miss three Champions League matches next season, UEFA confirmed Wednesday, as punishment for insulting a referee following Paris Saint-Germain’s collapse against Manchester United.
Manchester United have confirmed that attacking midfielder Juan Mata has signed a new deal with the club that sees him tied to Old Trafford until 2021 with the option to extend for an additional year.
Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho has revealed that his future at the club remains uncertain.
The court, the EU’s second-highest tribunal, upheld a 2016 ruling by the bloc’s intellectual property regulator cancelling the registration of the three-stripe design as a trademark following a challenge by a Belgian shoe company.
Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri, Imo state capital, on Sunday, upheld the judgement of the Federal High Court which had earlier dismissed a suit filed by Senator Sam Anyanwu, challenging the emergence of Imo State governor, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha as the gubernatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, (PDP), in the primary election held on October 1, 2018.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja restated Nigeria’s support for the people of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and her quest for self-determination and independence.
Texas Tech coach Wes Kittley believes that Nigeria sprint sensation Divine Oduduru can earn as much as N180m ($500K) a year as a professional athlete and expects the 22-year-old Delta state-born sprinter to join the professional ranks very soon.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Imo State Command, has arrested one Paul Ihuaku for allegedly raping his mother.
Borno State Government has announced its resolve to lead the process in monitoring and management of all interventions and activities of United Nations humanitarian bodies and non-governmental organisations in the state.