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NFF vows to immortalize Amodu, Keshi

The Nigeria Football Federation has assured that it is working on immortalizing coaching legends Shaibu Amodu and Stephen Keshi, who both passed on last month. NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi reiterated this while receiving in his office on Thursday, the newly –appointed National Technical Director, Mr. Bitrus Bewarang. Amodu, the only person to have […]

Don’t lose focus, NFF tells referees

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has urged match officials in the country not to be distracted by the current leadership crisis in the football house, describing it as “side attractions’’. Mohammed Sanusi, NFF General Secretary, gave the advice in Abuja at the opening of a five-day FIFA Member Association Course for Referees. “It’s a developmental […]

NFF to introduce beach soccer league

President, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, said on Monday that the federation would soon inaugurate a Beach Soccer and Futsal League in the country. A statement posted on the NFF website, quoted Pinnick as saying that the decision was in appreciation of the efforts of the Supersand Eagles in major tournaments across the globe. […]

N2bn scam: Lulu, others know fate Feb.16

A Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed Feb. 16 to rule on whether or not to dismiss charges of N2bn fraud and money laundering preferred against former Chairman of Nigeria Football Federation Sanni Lulu and three others. Lulu and the other co-defendants are standing trial over alleged misappropriation of 2010 World Cup funds. Justice […]

Stay clear of these Eaglets, NFF warns football agents

Taiwo Adelu (taiwosamson2002@yahoo.com) Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has warned football agents, both within and outside the country, to stay away from the players of the Golden Eaglets or risk the wrath of the federation. First Vice President of the NFF, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi who read the riot act warned that the football body has to […]

Amuneke to continue on with Golden Eaglets, NFF says

Seyi Akinwunmi, the First Vice-President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), says the federation has decided that Golden Eaglets’ Head Coach Emmanuel Amuneke would remain in his position. Akinwunmi said this on Wednesday in Abuja at the dinner in honour of the Golden Eaglets who won the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup on Sunday in Chile. […]

Oliseh, Enyeama settle rift

Felix Anyansi-Agwu, an Executive Committee member of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), says the squabble between Super Eagles’ coach Sunday Oliseh and goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has been settled. Anyansi, who is the Federation’s Technical Committee Chairman, said the squabble which had led to the coach stripping the goalkeeper of the team’s captaincy was an internal […]



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