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Football: El-Kanemi, Abia Warriors get new date

The League Management Company (LMC) on Monday in Abuja announced Wednesday, March 26 as new date for the postponed Matchday 2 fixture between El-Kanemi Warriors and Abia Warriors. Salihu Abubakar, the company’s Chief Operating Officer, said in a statement that the match would also be played at the Kano Pillars Stadium in Kano. He said […]

Boko Haram: Football matches suspended in Maiduguri

Nigerian football authorities on Friday suspended all Premier League matches at El Kanemi Warriors’ home ground because of attacks by Boko Haram militants. El Kanemi play in Maiduguri, a stronghold of the Islamist group who were accused of staging new attacks in the city on Friday. El Kanemi Warriors’ home game against Abia Warriors on […]

Abia Warriors opt out of Maiduguri, but appeal rejected

Nigerian football club Abia Warriors have asked for their weekend match against El Kanemi Warriors be moved from the northeastern city of Maiduguri, the stronghold of Islamist group Boko Haram. The club cited security concerns as a justification for the proposed venue change following waves of attacks by the insurgents both in Maiduguri and in […]

Can CHAN Eagles Make World Cup?

Stephen keshi

Sunday Akintoye After their impressive performance at the just concluded African Nations Championship, CHAN, staged in South Africa, many soccer fans believed that some home-based Eagles deserve to make Stephen Keshi’s World Cup squad for Brazil 2014. Nigeria, who came to CHAN for the first time gave good accounts of themselves after defeating Mozambique, hosts, […]

NFA slams 10 year ban on Lam Adesina, board member

Maigari: slams CAF vote against Mikel Obi

The Nigeria Football Association (NFA) on Monday, imposed a 10-year ban on a member of the board, Mr Olaleye Adepoju, for allegedly receiving bribe from a football club. The Chief Media Officer of the NFA, Mr Ademola Olajire, said this in a statement issued in Abuja on Monday. Also affected by the ban, according to […]

NFF rejects Club Owners Purported Sack Of LMC

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF,  has flatly rejected a declaration by owners/managers of clubs in the Nigeria Premier League that they have sacked the League Management Company (LMC), which the NFF inaugurated last year to administer the elite division of Nigeria’s domestic football. Rising from its meeting in Abuja on Wednesday, 30 October, the club […]

NFA banishes Kwara United to Lokoja

The Emergency Committee of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA) on Thursday ordered Kwara United FC of Ilorin to play its remaining home matches in the 2012/2013 Premier League season in Lokoja. The decision is contained in a statement issued in Abuja by the Media Officer of the NFA, Ademola Olajire. The committee, according to the […]

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