FIFA commiserates with NFF over Ameh-Otache’s demise
World football governing body, FIFA has written to commiserate with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) over the demise of former Super Falcons’ star, Ajuma Ameh-Otache, who died on November 10. In a letter addressed to NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, FIFA boss, Gianni Infantino said the world body was sad when it received the news of…
‘FIFA Leaks are weak, have no effect on Africa’s support for Infantino’
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick yesterday dismissed as of no effect the recent Football Leaks in which some hackers have been releasing documents from the private and official emails of members of the FIFA executive.
An evening with Amaju Pinnick
Last Thursday night, Amaju Pinnick was an initial reluctant guest on The Sports Parliament, a weekly television show that I anchor on NTA alongside sports gurus drawn from a pool of 18 members that constitute the parliament. By the time the programme ended at midnight, he had become a happier man. Unknown to him, the…
Bundesliga’s business: Lessons from Germany
The German Football League (DFL), better known as the Bundesliga, is one of the most popular football leagues in the world. Fans are raving about the performances of teams from Bavaria and Berlin every weekend.
FIFA threatens to ban breakaway leagues’ players from World Cup
Football’s biggest names would be banned from the World Cup if they played in a breakaway European Super League, FIFA president, Gianni Infantino...
Ebie preaches discipline, fair play at Delta Principals’ Cup
Delta State’s Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Chiedu Ebie has charged the participants in the third edition of the Principals Cup football competition in the state to embrace discipline and fair play. Ebie stated that the tournament, revived two years ago courtesy of a partnership agreement between the sponsors, Zenith Bank plc and…
FIFA bans Ghana's former football president for life
Ghana's former football president Kwesi Nyantakyi has been banned by FIFA from football for life and ordered to pay a hefty fine after being found guilty of bribery and corruption.
'Why not?' FIFA boss says 48 teams 'feasible' for Qatar World Cup
FIFA president Gianni Infantino said expanding the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams was "feasible" on Wednesday, as hosts Qatar pledged to come to a decision in the early part of next year.
Infantino confirms FIFA opposed to La Liga plans for game in USA
FIFA are opposed to La Liga's plans to stage the match between Barcelona and Girona later this season in the United States, Gianni Infantino confirmed on Friday.
FIFA to revive controversial plans for Club World Cup, Nations League
FIFA is set to revive controversial plans for a new Club World Cup and Nations League, that had previously been backed by Saudi Arabian cash.It comes after Saudi Arabia admitted journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.