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Oliseh’s starting 11 against Tanzania.

Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh will begin his first ever national assignment against the Taifa Stars of Tanzania team this afternoon. Ahmed Musa is the official captain who holds forth for the bereaved Vincent Enyeama who will not be part of the clash because of his mother’s death. The kick …

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Ebola: Visiting Sierra Leone, Cote d’Ivoire Football Teams Scanned

  By Patrick Aigbokhan   Football teams and officials visiting Nigeria from Sierra Leone and Cote d’Ivoire were on Thursday screened in Abuja by the Federal Government to certify them free of the dreadful Ebola virus. Mrs. Ayo Adesugba, Director of Press and Public Relations in the Ministry of Health, said in a statement that …

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NFF Commends Ondo FA On OLMC

The Nigeria Football Federation has showered praises on the Ondo State Football Association for the inauguration, as well as the cardinal objectives behind the Ondo State League Management Company. At a formal presentation of the OLMC to the NFF in Abuja on Tuesday, NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, extolled …

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AFCON 2017:Super Eagles, Tanzania Match To Start 2.30pm Nigeria Time

The Tanzania Football Federation has confirmed that the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between the Taifa Stars and Super Eagles of Nigeria will come up at the National Stadium, Dar es Salaam on Saturday, September 5. A mail from TFF President Jamal Malinzi also confirmed that the National Stadium …

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NFF To Host Club Licensing Workshop

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will this week host a two –day CAF National Club Licensing seminar at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. Nasiru Jibril, the NFF’s Club Licensing Manager, told thenff.com on Tuesday that the two –day seminar, coming up Thursday, 27 August and Friday, 28 August 2015, will …

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Oliseh calls Enyeama, 17 others for Tanzania

Super Eagles’ Head Coach Sunday Oliseh has invited 18 overseas-based professionals for next month’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania in Dar es Salaam. First –choice goalkeeper and skipper Vincent Enyeama headlines the list that also has defenders Godfrey Oboabona, Leon Balogun and Kenneth Omeruo, midfielders Rabiu Ibrahim, …

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NFF throws out Anambra FA Normalization Committee

The Nigeria Football Federation has sacked the Normalization Committee appointed to steer the wheel of football in Anambra State following intractable problems that bedeviled the Football Association’s planned elections. In a letter addressed to the chairman of the Normalization Committee and signed on behalf of the General Secretary by Tunde …

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Federation Cup: FC IfeanyiUbah, Rivers Angels bundled out

Glo NPFL side, FC IfeanyiUbah has been thrown out of this year’s Federation Cup competition after a tough duel with Nasarawa United at the Kwara Sports Complex, Ilorin on Wednesday. The Lafia kings reached the semi finals with a 1-0 win, and will now play fellow Glo NPFL side Akwa …

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Airtel Rising Stars U-17 Football Tournament Kicks Off In Abuja, PH, Lagos

The registration of boys and girls who participated in the open camp preliminary screening exercise of the Airtel Rising Stars (ARS) U-17 football tournament has been successful, hence the commencement of the fifth edition of the regional championships in Abuja, PH and Lagos. The tournament, an initiative of leading telecommunications …

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Keshi Demands N1b Compensation From NFF

Sacked Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has demanded N1 billion compensation (more than $400 million) from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for dismissing and defaming him wrongly. Keshi dragged NFF to court last week for “wrongful dismissal and defamation.” An anonymous source told journalists that “Keshi’s lawyers have demanded a …

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