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NFF gives Oliseh 3 months salary in advance worth N15m

L-R: President, Nigeria Football Federation, Mr.  Amaju Pinnick; new Coach Super Eagles of Nigeria Mr. Sunday Oliseh and General Secretary NFF, Mr. Mohammed Sanusi, during the inauguration of Oliseh as Super Eagles new coach in Abuja on Wednesday

Taiwo Adelu In what appears to be a kind gesture to help the new chief coach of the Super Eagles, Sunday Oliseh to succeed, President of Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Pinnick announced a three-month advance payment of salary to the new coach during the unveiling ceremony in Abuja today. Apart from Oliseh, Pinnick also […]

NFF to unveil Oliseh as Super Eagles coach next week

Sunday Oliseh and NFF President, Amaju Pinnick

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will between Wednesday and Thursday next week unveil Sunday Oliseh as the new Super Eagles Chief Coach, an official said on Friday in Abuja. Ademola Olajire, NFF’s Assistant Director of Communications, told NAN the federation had almost concluded talks with the former Super Eagles captain. Olajire said an offer had […]

Russian Club Sign Nigeria’s Uzochukwu On 3-Year Deal

Izunna Uzochukwu (left) in handshake with an official of Russia Premier League side Amtrak Perm after signing the deal recently

Russia Premier League side, Amtrak Perm, have signed Nigerian Izunna Uzochukwu on a three-year deal. P.M.NEWS Sports gathered that the 25-year-old joined Amtrak Perm on a free transfer after a successful spell at Danish superligue champions FC Midtjylland. The defensive midfielder, who joined FC Mitdjylland in 2007, was an important member of the league champions […]

Nigeria Crash To 57th Place On FIFA Ranking

•Pinnick, NFF boss

Taiwo Adelu It was a free fall for Nigeria on the latest ranking for the month of July as released by the world’s football governing body, FIFA. The country’s senior national team, the Super Eagles, which were 43rd in June, dropped 14 places to number 57 in the latest ranking released early Thursday. This ranking […]

NFF set to name Oliseh as Super Eagles coach

Sunday Oliseh and NFF President, Amaju Pinnick

The Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed it is in talks with former Super Eagles’ captain Sunday Oliseh with regards to the vacant position of the team’s Head Coach. At the weekend, the NFF terminated the appointment of another former captain, Stephen Keshi, over breaches of core terms of his contract. Following the encouragement of a […]

Keshi: Ejidike Cautions NFF On Foreign Coach

Chief Donatus Agu Ejidike

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has been cautioned against going after foreign coaches for the Super Eagles in the wake of the sack of Stephen Keshi. This was the position of the Pillar of Sports, Chief Donatus Agu Ejidike while reacting to the speculations that the Amaju Pinnick-led NFF is planning to hire a foreigner […]

NFF sacks Stephen Keshi

Coach Stephen Keshi: sacked by NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced the termination of the appointment of Stephen Keshi as the Head Coach of the Senior National soccer team, the Super Eagles. A statement by the NFF Executive Committee on Saturday said this decision was made, “having thoroughly reviewed the reports/findings of the NFF Disciplinary Committee and NFF Technical […]



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