Footballer stakeholders urge Osinbajo to order DSS out of NFF secretariat

By Albert Akota A group representing retired and active footballers yesterday in Abuja urged the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, to order an immediate withdrawal of security men from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Secretariat. The group was led by Harrison Jalla, President of the National Association of Nigerian Footballers (NANF), as well as More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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Moses retires from international football at 27 to focus on Chelsea

The Nigerian winger/wing-back victor mosses has announced his decision yesterday having had a few months to reflect on the country’s World Cup campaign to retired. Nigeria were eliminated at the group stage in More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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Kevin de Bruyne: Man City midfielder suffers knee injury in training

Manchester City’s Kevin de Bruyne is having tests on a right knee injury suffered in training on Wednesday. City said the extent of the injury suffered by the 27-year-old Belgium midfielder is “not yet known”. In More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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FIFA to suspend Nigeria on Monday if Giwa remains in office

By Albert Akota The Bureau of the FIFA Council will next Monday August 20 suspend Nigeria from engaging in football activities if the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) offices are not handed back to the legitimate More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Eto’o joins Qatar Sports Club on free transfer

Former Cameroon captain Samuel Eto’o has joined the 13th club of his long career by signing for Qatar Sports Club on a free transfer. His transfer has come days after leaving Turkish club Konyaspor by mutual consent. The More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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NFF staff engage in prayer, fasting against Pinnick

As the current crisis engulfing and enraging in the nation festers, we can disclose that there was a three day fasting and prayers amongst members of staff of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) against the possible More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Falconets snatch quarter final ticket from China

Falconets vs China By Albert Akota The Nigeria Women’s U-20 team, the Falconets, have qualified for the quarter-final stage of the ongoing FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup taking place in France. A last-ditch effort More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Rohr to drop 7 World Cup players against Sycheĺles

Odion Ighalo Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has hinted that about seven players who made the 23 man squad to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia may not be invited for the AFCON qualifier against Seychelles billed More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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China: Falconets get $10,000 cash motivation as Giwa calls for victory

By Albert Akota Minister for Sports, Solomon Dalung, has pledged to give the Falconets a bonus of $10,000 if they beat China in their today’s final Group D game of the ongoing 2018 FIFA Women’s World Cup in More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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NFF terminates Sanusi’s appointment as General Secretary

By Albert Akota Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has terminated the appointment of Dr. Mohammed Sanusi as General Secretary, with immediate effect. According to a media release signed by Victor Iroele, “Sanusi’s More...