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Libya soccer coach resigns ahead of qualifier in Nigeria

Lagos Nigeria, Oct 10 - Libya coach Adel Amrouche has resigned just days before his side are to due face Nigeria in an African Nations Cup qualifier. His departure has been confirmed by the Libyan Football Federation and on Wednesday by Belgian Amrouche, who...

BREAKING: Amaju Pinnick re-elected NFF president

Amaju Pinnick was on Thursday afternoon, reelected the president of Nigeria Football Federation. Pinnick polled 34 votes to beat three other contestants to retain his seat. Alhaji Aminu Magari got eight votes; Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi got two votes while Chinedu Okoye did not have any vote. In...

JUST IN: Alex Iwobi, Ola Aina, William Troost-Ekong are out of Seychelles clash

Gernot Rohr will be without three of his key players; Alex Iwobi, Ola Aina and William Troost-Ekong will miss Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier with Seychelles due to injury. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) confirmed this on the Super Eagles twitter handle (@NGSuperEagles) last night. The...

AFCON: Rohr inspects Kaduna Stadium ahead of Super Eagles’ qualifiers

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, on Wednesday inspected the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna as part of preparations for the team’s qualifiers for the 2019 AFCON, an official has said. Ademola Olajire, the Director of Communications at the Nigeria Football Federation, said in a...

Amaju Pinnick is recognized NFF chairman – FG

The Presidency on Monday said it recognised the Amaju Pinnick-led executives of the Nigerian Football Federation as the authentic executives of the federation. The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, disclosed this in a message he posted...

Osinbajo has not endorsed Pinnick-led NFF – Dalung

The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, on Thursday in Abuja said Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has not endorsed the Amaju Pinnick-led faction of the Nigeria Football Federation. Dalung, in a statement released by Nneka Ikem-Anibeze, his Special Assistant on Media, said media...

Victor Moses: Why I retired from international football

Super Eagles player, Victor Moses, has announced his retirement from international football. Moses made the announcement on his Instagram page. He went on to reveal the reasons for his retirement: “However I feel that now is the right time to step away in order to be...

Samuel Okwaraji: Ebonyi soccer fans remember star 29 years after

Football fans in Ebonyi have extolled the patriotism and unique character of the late Super Eagles midfield maestro, Sam Okwaraji, 29 years after his demise. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the former Eintratch Frankfurt of Germany star suddenly collapsed and died on August...

Amuneke’s appointment as head coach will enhance Nigeria-Tanzania relations

Tanzania’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Muhidini Ally-Mboweto, on Wednesday in Abuja said Emmanuel Amuneke’s appointment as head coach of the country’s national team would further cement Nigeria’s relations with Tanzania. Ally-Mboweto who commended the appointment of the former Nigeria international by the Tanzanian authorities said...

Moses Simon signs for Levante

Super Eagles winger, Moses Simon has joined Levante from from Belgian club, Gent. The 23-year-old Nigerian signed a five-year deal with the Spanish La Liga club. During his stint in the Belgian top-flight outfit, he won the league in the 2014-15 season and the Super Cup...
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