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27 May 2020
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday announced that it has concluded all contractual agreements with Gernot Rohr to remain the coach of the country's national team. "I'm happy to announce that the NFF and Coach Gernot Rohr have concluded all contractual discussions and he will stay on as Coach of the Super Eagles," NFF…
27 Sep 2019
Tottenham midfielder Moussa Sissoko extended his contract with the Champions League finalists until 2023 on Friday. The French international has become a key player for Mauricio Pochettino over the past two seasons after a slow start
28 May 2019
Egyptian referee Ghead Grisha has been suspended after controversy in the first-leg of the African Champions League final, where hosts Wydad Casablanca were denied a penalty and had a goal disallowed, the Confederation of African Football said Tuesday. The move comes after the Moroccan Football Federation lodged a complaint against Grisha's decisions during a Friday's…
26 Jul 2018
Super Eagles’ forward, Alex Iwobi has seen his salary doubled by new Arsenal boss, Unai Emery, who has assured the 22-year-old that he has a future at the Emirates, reports thesun.co.uk. The Gunners academy product snubbed interest from Lazio and will sign the new five-year contract worth around £70,000-a-week when the squad return from their…
17 Jun 2018
It is every sports journalist’s ambition to cover the FIFA World Cup, a competition that brings together all the top reporters from across the world to the host nation.
14 Jun 2018
The 2018 World Cup begins today in Russia with an opening match between the host country and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
24 May 2018
The National Association of Nigerian Footballers (NANF), has told the Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, not to allow ‘anybody or persons not known to Nigerian law’ to handle the $2m recently sent by World football governing body (FIFA) towards Super Eagles preparations for the 2018....
19 May 2018
Super Eagles and Mainz central defender, Leon Balogun, has revealed the steps the Super Eagles will take to prevent Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi, from scoring when they face off with Argentina at the 2018 World Cup.
30 Apr 2018
The five African qualified teams for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup will each receive an advance of two million dollars of their prize money from FIFA towards their preparations.
16 Apr 2018
Pay television provider, StarTimes Nigeria says it has concluded plans to ensure that football fans enjoy all 64 matches of the World Cup live and in high definition at a subsidised rate.   The outfit has also revealed that all its subscribers will enjoy the matches irrespective of their bouquets. Speaking on StarTimes’ plans for…
20 Dec 2017
England has confirmed that it will play a friendly game with Nigeria at the Wembley Stadium as part of its 2018 World Cup preparations, reports www.independent.co.uk.
15 Oct 2017
Thankfully, there’d be Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. It actually was a close shave for Argentina who until the last day of the qualifiers were not guaranteed a World Cup slot, but, Messi stepped up to the plate, delivered an otherworldly performance against Ecuador including a hat-trick that ensured…

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