Tuesday , July 16 2019

FIFA Futsal World Cup qualifying match Nigeria-Gabon:

NFF invites 26 ahead of Fifa Futsal WC qualifiers – Twenty-six players have been invited for screening ahead of the FIFA Futsal World Cup qualifying match against Gabon. The encounter will take place in Lagos on Sunday, May 6. Head Coach of the Five-A-Side National Football Team, Oladunni Oyekale made …

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Sainfiet’s deal threatened

Sainfiet’s deal threatened …FG angry with NFF for hiring Belgian tactician By ROMANUS UGWU, AbujaFriday April 27, 2012 More Stories on This Section The possibility of Belgian-born tactician, Tom Saintfiet, resuming as the National Technical Director (NTD) obviously looks uncertain, following the expression of disappointment by the Federal Government concerning …

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Nigeria: NFF Endorses Country’s Pitch Awards

The Nigeria Football Federation has given go-ahead to sports consultancy and management company, Matchmakers Consult International, to organize the Nigeria Pitch Awards – an annual awards ceremony for all categories on the football field. Matchmakers Consult International, which organized the highly successful two-day FIFA/NFF Players’ Agents Workshop in Lagos last …

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Nigeria: Reps Set Up Five-Man Panel On NSC Act

The House of Representatives Committee on Sports has set up a five-man committee to harmonize its recommendations and position on the proposed Nigeria Football Federation’s Act. Chairman of the Committee, Mr. Godfrey Gaiya told Trustsports in a chat that the five-member committee has been given two weeks to complete its …

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Explosion strikes near Nigeria government building

By JON GAMBRELL and LYNN ADDAAssociated Press JALINGO, Nigeria (AP) – Two motorcycle-riding suicide bombers drove into a convoy carrying a top police official in northeast Nigeria on Monday, detonating their explosives and killing at least five people, authorities said. The attack targeted police commissioner Mamman Sule who was being …

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NPA spends over N36b on projects

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has spent over N36 billion to promote business in the ports in the last few months.  Investigation conducted by The Nation revealed that the amount was spent on core facilities that can put the ports in a better shape and make them compete favourably with …

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Patrol van burnt

One person was allegedly killed and several houses burnt in Okpokunou, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State at the weekend, following a disagreement over oil revenue sharing formula. Sources said the victim, identified as Birideba Tubokiri, was shot during clash between Okpokunou community and the Ogboware family. The parties …

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Police, masqueraders clash in Akwa Ibom

There was pandemonium yesterday in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, following a bloody clash between policemen and a group of youths, who paraded themselves as masqueraders. According to a source, the incident occurred at Ifa Ikot Okpon junction on Uyo-Oron highway.  An eyewitness said a clash broke out between …

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Confed Cup: Warri Wolves beats Leopards …

Warri Wolves of Nigeria kept of hope progressing in the CAF Confederation Cup alive when they defeated Black Leopards of South Africa 3-1 at Warri Township Stadium on Sunday. The match started slowly, with Leopards looking the better side. Tiyani Mabunda was the busiest up front, creating two scoring chances, …

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