Saraki, others to watch Super Eagles against Iceland in Volgograd — NFF
Some top Nigerian leaders and politicians are to watch the Super Eagles Group D second match against the Strakkamir Okkarr (Our Boys) of Iceland in the ongoing World Cup in Russia.
There is no pressure on Rohr to perform or quit, says NFF
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has no intention of sacking Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr, no matter the outcome of the country’s participation in the on-going Russia 2018 World Cup.
NFF, Eagles in closed-door meeting as election fever grips board
Top officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) led by their president, Melvin Amaju Pinnick, held a closed-door meeting with the Super Eagles players and technical crew entered into a crisis meeting in Kaliningrad immediately after Saturday’s loss to Croatia. The meeting, according to some officials, was at the instance of the NFF, which wanted…
NFF, FIFA celebrate Ighalo on 29th birthday
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and World football governing body, FIFA, have sent birthday wishes to Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, who clocked 29 on Saturday. Ighalo, poised to lead Nigeria’s attack when they take on Croatia in their opening group game at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia on Saturday, was born on…
Mikel, Ighalo help team win mini tournament as Eagles hit Kaliningrad
The Super Eagles held their final training session yesterday morning, before flying out to Kaliningrad, venue of their World Cup opener against Croatia. According to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), the training session started at 1015 hours; fans and journalists were allowed to feast their eyes on the Super Eagles players for the first fifteen…
Nigeria, 210 others decide whether Morocco or North America will host 2026 World Cup today
President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick and the heads of the remaining 210 member associations of the world football –governing body, FIFA will today in Moscow decide the host candidate for the 2026 FIFA World Cup finals.
Rohr did not accuse journalists of corruption, says NFF
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) yesterday denied the report that Super Eagles’ Manager, Gernot Rohr accused Nigerian journalists of being corrupt, adding that the coach was quoted out of context of the interview he granted some journalists. In a statement yesterday, the NFF said, “the Super Eagles handler told us categorically that he never said…
Higher Institutions Football League kicks off July 28
The stage is now set for the maiden edition of the Higher Institutions Football League (HIFL) scheduled to hold across university campuses in Nigeria. Games in the league are on track to begin on the 28th of July, 2018 as planned. President of the Nigerian University Games Association (NUGA), Professor Stephen Hamafyelto who made the…
Coach Izilien lambasts NFF over unpaid $28,750 wages
After a lengthy battle spanning 14 years, former Super Falcons coach, Godwin Izilien is not ready to give up his struggle for the payment of his match entitlements...
How Aiteo’s intervention can shape the future of football in Nigeria
Indigenous Energy giant, Aiteo’s corporate investment into football in Nigeria is paying off, and the results are obvious: The re-invigorated Nigerian Federation Cup now renamed Aiteo Cup, the smooth run of logistics for the national team, and the first Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) awards.