FIFA president Infantino has doubts about La Liga match in Miami
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has expressed concern about La Liga's proposal to stage a fixture between Girona and Barcelona in the United States.
Piazza, Sangare lead FIFA, CAF’s delegation to NFF Elections
World football governing body, FIFA yesterday picked Luca Piazza and Solomon Mudege as its observers to Thursday’s elections into the Nigeria Football Federation’s (NFF) 2018 to 2022 Executive Committee
FIFA, football, civil courts
Am I the only one thinking this way? There is something not quite clear about the issue of whether some football matters can be taken to a civil court or not. Nigeria has been threatened several times with a ban because certain stakeholders had taken internal matters within their federation to a civil court. The…
FIFA/CAF picks Pinnick to head Ghana FA normalisation team
Fresh from a successful outing in Liberia, where he was sent to supervise the country’s football association elections, FIFA has chosen Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick to lead a normalisation committee tasked with getting Ghana’s FA running again.
FIFA reveal World XI nominees
Football's governing body FIFA alongside, the worldwide players' union FIFPro have revealed a 55-man shortlist for the FIFA FIFPro World XI for 2018. The list which features two players from Africa, will be whittled down to a list of 11 players voted by almost 25,000 professional footballers from 65 different countries. According to the rules,…
Crisis in Nigerian football can be resolved in 48 hours
Do you know that we have a national emergency situation in Nigerian football?
Trump welcomes FIFA chief Infantino, gives press red card
President Donald Trump welcomed FIFA boss Gianni Infantino to the White House on Tuesday, congratulating football's governing body for awarding the 2026 World Cup to North America before jokingly waving a red card at journalists.
Nwakali, four new players make Rohr’s 24-man team for Seychelles
Super Eagles’ Manager, Gernot Rohr yesterday in Lagos picked former Golden Eaglets’ Captain, Kelechi Nwakali, Everton youngster, Henry Onyekuru and four new players in the 24-man team he is preparing for next month’s African Nations Cup qualifier against Seychelles.
FIFA takes charge of Uruguay FA
Football's world governing body FIFA has taken control of the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) after the organisation was plunged into chaos following the sudden resignation of president Wilmar Valdez last month.
NFF lauds presidency, FEC, others for resolving crisis
The board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari and members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) for stepping in to resolve the federation’s lingering leadership crisis, which helped the country to ‘avert suspension from international football on Monday.’
Ethiopia fines Nigerian striker over forged documents
The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) has fined Okiki Afolabi after it discovered that the Nigerian striker presented a fake document during his transfer to Egyptian Premier League club, Ismaily. Ismaily recently signed the former Sunshine Stars player from Ethiopian champions, Jimma Aba Jifar. The 23-year-old striker scored 23 goals to finish as Ethiopian league’s top…