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
More Ghana referees banned after corruption probe
The Referees Association of Ghana on Monday said it had banned more of its members as a result of an undercover bribery and corruption investigation. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) governing body last month handed life bans to one Ghanaian official and 10-year bans to seven others. That followed the broadcast of hidden camera…
Pinnick, Maigari, Ogunjobi battle for NFF Presidency
The coast is now clear with regards to the September 20 elections into the Nigeria Football Federation’s (NFF) Executive Committee 2018 to 2022, following the official release of the list of candidates for the polls by the Electoral Committee yesterday. Four persons are battling for the presidency, including incumbent Amaju Melvin Pinnick, who is…
Enyimba rusty and goal shy ahead of CAF Cup showdown
A lack of match sharpness could hamper Enyimba of Nigeria when they tackle Rayon Sports of Rwanda in Kigali this weekend in a CAF Confederation Cup quarter-final first leg.
‘Cameroon is ready to host 2019 AFCON’
African football ruling body, CAF is set to reaffirm Cameroon’s right to host the 2019 African Nations Cup, a source close to the body has revealed.
No group except CAF, FIFA recognised NFF can sack me, says scribe Sanusi
General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) headed by Amaju Pinnick, Mohammed Sanusi, who was purportedly sacked by the Chris Giwa group claiming leadership of the federation, yesterday insisted that only the NFF board recognised by CAF and FIFA could relieve him from his duties.
CAF hands life, 10-year bans to 22 referees from all football related activities
The Confederation of African Football yesterday announced sanctions ranging from 10 years to life nabs on 14 referees found wanting in the discharge of their duties.
CAF may stop Cameroon from hosting African Nations Cup
Reports from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) indicate that the continental football ruling body may strip Cameroon of the right to host the 2019 African Nations Cup.
Poor performance costs Nigeria two CAF inter-club competition slots
From next season, Nigeria will only be entitled to one slot each in both the CAF Champions League and the Confederation Cup following its clubs poor performance in the competitions in recent years. Since Enyimba won the 2003 and 2004 editions of the CAF Champions League and got to the semifinals two times after, only…
CAF expects Amaju Pinnick’s innovations to lift African football
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) expects president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Melvin Amaju Pinnick, to introduce innovations that would place the body...
CAF appoints Pinnick as first vice president
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Melvin Pinnick, as its first vice president to replace former Ghana FA Chairman, Kwesi Nyantakyi, who vacated the position.