SWAN commends NFF over FIFA’s N11.4m COVID-19 palliative
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) President, Honour Sirawoo, yesterday commended the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for the release of the FIFA COVID-19 Relief Fund to the body.
CAF President Ahmad Ahmad handed five-year ban by FIFA
The head of African football Ahmad Ahmad has been suspended by FIFA for five years for corruption, the global governing body announced on Monday.
Former FA chairman Clarke resigns from FIFA Council
Former Football Association chairman Greg Clarke resigned from his role as a FIFA vice-president on Thursday, two days after he left the FA over a series of offensive remarks.
Footballers are just 'puppets' for UEFA and FIFA, says Kroos
Germany midfielder Toni Kroos feels that footballers are just "puppets" used by governing bodies FIFA and UEFA and are powerless in discussions about competitions such as the Nations League or a possible new European Super League.
Pinnick explains why he abandoned CAF Presidential ambition
Tips South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe as a replacement for Ahmad Ahmad President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick yesterday gave a clearer view on why he decided to drop his CAF Presidential ambition and opt for FIFA Council membership. His decision to drop the CAF Presidential ambition came as a rude shock to many…
FIFA asked to review controversial handball rule, UEFA confirm
UEFA have asked FIFA president Gianni Infantino to change the handball rule to stop "growing frustration" following a spate of penalties awarded for the offence, European football's governing body confirmed on Thursday.
At last, NFF gets FIFA’s $1m palliative, $600, 000 mini stadia fund
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has revealed that it finally received the $1 million palliative promised it by world football governing body, FIFA.
Mass resignation looms in CAF, Ahmad may not seek re-election
Ahead of the CAF election slated for March 12, 2021, in Rabat, Morocco, a clean sweep, most likely in the form of mass resignation may be in the offing. A source highly connected in the continental body’s political network informed Sports Village Square that part of the restructuring of CAF may see all the board…
NFF picks November 15 for NPFL, other leagues’ kickoff, endorses Pinnick for CAF, FIFA elections
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) yesterday endorsed the League Management Company’s (LMC) plan to fix the calendar of the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) any time
Etim Esin expects improved performance against Tunisia
Former international, Etim Esin, has advised the new boys in Super Eagles camp to raise their game in today’s encounter against the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia and prove they deserve to be in the team