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9 Sep
Egypt, Greece and Saudi Arabia are in talks to jointly host the 2030 World Cup football tournament, an Egyptian official said Friday in televised remarks. "The three countries are working flat out" and "the application to organise (the 2030 World Cup) is being studied", sports ministry spokesman Mohammed Fawzi told DMC television. "Egypt will be…
30 Aug
It was a show of shame in Calabar at the weekend as world football organising body, FIFA, Confederation of African Football (CAF) and top government officials shunned the immortalisation of the country’s first FIFA executive committee member and CAF executive committee, Etubom Oyo Orok Oyo.
25 Aug
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), yesterday, absolved itself and the Federal Government from blame over the ordeal suffered by the women U-20 national team, Falconets, who were forced to sleep
24 Aug
Football is the world’s most-watched and most-played sport. Annual competitions like the UEFA Champions League attract hundreds of millions of viewers, however, that still isn’t the biggest football competition.
22 Aug
Outgoing President of the Nigeria Football Federation and FIFA council member, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, at the weekend, warned that incorrigible violators of the FIFA –approved NFF statutes
19 Aug
India's women footballers are in despair and uncertain about the future after a FIFA ban saw the country stripped of a major international tournament and left its best team in limbo.
18 Aug
The Nigeria team on Wednesday at the ongoing 10th FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica advanced to the quarter-finals in grand style.
17 Aug
High-riding Nigeria will look to make it a perfect group phase campaign at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup when they clash with Canada at the Estadio Alajuela Morera Soto
16 Aug
FIFA has suspended the Indian football federation meaning that the country will not currently be able to host the under-17 Women's World Cup in October.
13 Aug
Unless the Federal Government takes a decisive step, the much talked about General Assembly of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), scheduled for Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, on August 16, may not see the light of day.
12 Aug
Nigeria’s under-20 National Women’s Football Team (Falconets) defeated France 1- 0 in their opening game of the ongoing FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica on Friday at Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica, San Jose.
10 Aug
The opening match for this year's World Cup, between hosts Qatar and Ecuador, will be brought forward by one day to November 20, World Cup sources told AFP on Wednesday. The move, which should be approved by the FIFA Council before the 100-day countdown starts this week, will retain the tradition of the first match…

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