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NFF canvasses support for Flying Eagles

The Nigeria Football Federation has called on Nigerians to fully support the U-20 National Team, Flying Eagles, as the team has shown commitment to qualifying for the 2013 African Youth Championship to be hosted by Algeria. Speaking in Abuja on Tuesday, Chairman of NFF’s Media and Publicity Committee, High Chief …

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Age Cheats In Nigerian Football Reach Crescendo

Age Cheats In Nigerian Football Reach Crescendo   When ex-international, Adokiye Amiesimaka raised an alarm over the true age of Fortune Chukwudi, former skipper of the Golden Eaglets to the FIFA U-17 World Cup, which Nigeria hosted in 2009, many football fans in the country called him unprintable names. Infact, …

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Bennett Umunna death: Labour MP’s father killed in mysterious car crash after refusing to pay bribes

By abul taher PUBLISHED: 22:56, 28 July 2012 | UPDATED: 12:39, 29 July 2012 The father of a Labour frontbencher who is tipped as a future party leader died in a mysterious car crash that friends fear was a  political assassination. Bennett Umunna, whose son Chuka is Labour’s business spokesman …

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Nigeria: It’s Time for Governors to Sell Off All NPL Clubs – Lumumba

In this interview with Feverpitch, Former NFF presidential aspirant Hon. Lumumba Dah Adeh has called on all state governors to take a cue from Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State and immediately sell off all the NPL clubs they have been sponsoring using public funds. He said if they heed to …

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Minister Commends NFF on MRI Tests

Sports Minister, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi The Honourable Minister/Chairman of the National Sports Commission, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi has heaped plaudits on the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation for conducting the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) tests on prospective members of the Golden Eaglets. In a letter dated 25th July and signed …

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NPL: Why I’m in Africa – Daniel Sergio

By Ime Bassey In recent times, we have seen our local coaches struggling to keep their jobs on the touchline following dismal performances with their various NPL teams and attention is slightly shifting to foreign coaches. Daniel Sergio, a young Portuguese coach, looks set to grab one of the top …

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Nigeria: Eagles, Niger Clash Augus

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will have their resumption to camp date fast-tracked from its earlier August 19 date as the secretariat of the Nigeria Football has confirmed that the team will play and international friendly against the Menas of Niger Republic on August 15. The game will be played in the …

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Nigeria: NFF Reverses Federation Cup Fixtures

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) yesterday reversed the fixtures of the semi-final matches of this year’s Federation Cup released last Tuesday, which pitched Lobi Stars against Heartland and Kano Pillars against Prime FC. NFF Director of Competitions, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, in a statement yesterday, said the Competitions Department of Nigeria …

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Fashola brings bite to Fed cup

For the first-time since the exit of Coca-Cola, former sponsor of Nigeria’s knock-out competition, the Coca-Cola FA Cup (now Federation Cup), an iconic trophy will be presented to the eventual champion during the final slated for August 26, in Lagos. The new trophy was presented on Monday by Lagos State …

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