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Oliseh names 23 Eagles for African Nations Championship, as squad leaves for South Africa

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Saturday in Abuja said Head Coach Sunday Oliseh has named the Super Eagles B squad for the 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Rwanda. The Federation, in a statement by its Assistant Director (Communications), Ademola Olajire, said the coach released the team’s final list …

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FIFA Bans Blatter, Platini For 8 Years

The world governing body- FIFA has banned Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini for 8 years from all football related activities. Blatter and Platini were  found guilty by FIFA Ethics Committee The full statement of the committee reads: “The adjudicatory chamber of the Ethics Committee chaired by Mr Hans Joachim Eckert …

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Hiddink Is Interim Chelsea Manager

Guus Hiddink has been appointed Chelsea manager until the end of the season, the Premier League champions announced on Saturday. The experienced Dutch coach, 69, succeeds Jose Mourinho, who was sacked on Thursday, and returns to a role he previously performed in 2009, when he led Chelsea to glory in …

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2016: NFF Puts Championships Participation Budget At N5bn

The sum of over N5 billion (about $25 million) has been identified by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as amount to be spent for the country’s participation in seven major championships in the New Year. The figure was contained in a budget summary of the NFF at their Annual General …

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Chelsea Sacks Jose Mourinho

Chelsea have sacked its manager, Jose Mourinho. The Portuguese football manager who has been with the English club since 2013 have been losing several matches lately….   More to follow…..

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Breaking:Stephen Keshi Loses Wife To Cancer

Former Supper Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi has confirmed the death of his wife, Kate. She was said to have died after protracted battle with cancer. Keshi said the  burial arrangements will be made public in the coming weeks.

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Nigeria Beats Senegal 1-0 to qualify for Rio 2016 Olympics

Nigeria’s Under-23 national team, Dream Team VI, on Wednesday pipped host Senegal by a lone goal to qualify for the 2016 Olympics scheduled to hold in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ogenekaro Etebo broke the deadlock in the 76th minute when he converted …

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FIFA Announces List of Nominees For Ballon d’Or Award

The Federation of International Football Association has announced the nominees for the FIFA Ballon d’Or Award for the best player of 2015 and for the FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year 2015. The announcement which was made today on FIFA.com had Cristiano Ronald(Portugal/Real Madrid), Lionel Messi(Argentina/FC Barcelona) and Neymar(Brazil/FC …

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If You Don’t Like My Job, Confront FIFA Congress –Blatter Tells Ethics Committee

Embattled former FIFA President, Sepp Blatter has condemned moves by the Ethics committee of the Federation of International Football Association, FIFA, ordering his suspension from office as President of the association. Blatter, who spoke in a reaction on Thursday in Zurich during a media interview, said it was only the …

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Bassey Gets FIFA Assignment

Top Nigerian official, Paul Bassey, has been designated by football’s world governing body, FIFA, as match commissioner for Tuesday’s 2018 World Cup qualifying cracker between the Red Devils of Congo and Walya Antelopes of Ethiopia in Brazzaville. The highly –respected Bassey, who is also a CAF General Coordinator and instructor …

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