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Federation Cup: Maigari Expects ‘Spectacular Finale’

Alhaji Aminu Maigari, President, Nigeria Football Federation

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Alhaji Aminu Maigari says he expects a ‘surefire spectacular grand finale’ to the 68th Federation Cup competition in Lagos on Sunday. For the first time in history, the final matches of the women and men’s competitions are being staged the same day, alongside a number of innovations designed to […]

U-17 World Cup: NFF Submits Provisional Team List To FIFA

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has sent a provisional team list of 35 Golden Eaglets to the world soccer governing body, FIFA, ahead of the 2013 U-17 World Cup to be hosted by the United Arab Emirates between 17 October to 18 November. This is  part of the regulations of the Championship and it is […]

Amodu Tips Enyimba To Win Fed Cup

Two-time Africa Champions Enyimba International of Aba have been tipped to win this year’s Federation Cup final scheduled for Lagos State on 15 September. Former Super Eagles’ Coach, Shuaib Amodu told P.M.NEWS Sports yesterday in Benin, Edo State after watching Enyimba beating Lobi Stars 1-0 to qualified for the final of the competition that with […]

Malawi Tie: NFF Demands 23-Man List From Keshi

•Maigari, NFF boss

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has instructed Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Stephen Keshi, to focus primarily on earning Nigeria a 2014 FIFA World Cup finals ticket, before the business of full preparation for the 2014 African Nations Championship can start in earnest. Against the foregoing, rising from its meeting in Abuja on Tuesday, the NFF […]

Malawi Tie: ‘Why I Invited 42 Eagles’

Nigerian Coach Stephen Keshi celebrates his team's goal scored by attacker Mohammad Gambo against Ivory Coast during the 2014 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualification football match

Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi has explained the rationale behind inviting 24 home-based professionals when only five of them will eventually join the 18 overseas-based stars for the big game against Malawi, as well as for the international friendly against the Etalons of Burkina Faso in Kaduna on Tuesday, 10 September. Keshi is already planning […]

Federation Cup: NFF, Lagos Agree On 15 Sept For Grand Finale

Organisers, the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, and host city, Lagos on Wednesday agreed to hold the grand finale of this year’s Men and Women Federation Cup competitions on Sunday, 15 September, 2013. At a meeting held at the NFF secretariat, Abuja, both parties also agreed on a number of programmes that will add glamour and […]

Eaglets Coaches Remain Focus Despite MRI Test

•Manu Garba, Eaglets coach

Head coach of Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets, Manu Garba (MFR) and his lieutenants remain upbeat about producing a strong team ahead of the FIFA U-17 World Cup after some players were ruled out following the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan conducted recently at the Abuja National Hospital. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) ordered a re-run of […]

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