Ghana accepts FIFA’s directives, Dalung insists on rule of law
Ghana yesterday accepted FIFA’s directive to stop the winding up of its Football Association as directed by the world football governing body. But Nigeria’s Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung insists the country must follow the dictates of its law.
Nigeria beats Bulgaria, qualifies for final
Nigeria’s representatives in the ongoing 2018 SATUC five-a-side football World Cup, John Utaka Foundation fought hard yesterday to beat hard fighting hosts, Bulgaria, 1-0 to qualify for the final of the competition. The tournament’s highest goal scorer, Arafat Hussain scored Nigeria’s winning goal to increase his goals tally to seven in the competition. Nigeria will…
Giwa, Ikpeme hail Falconets, charge team to pick last group ticket
Chris Giwa, a factional President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Thursday lauded the Falconets for their gallantry in winning their second group game at the FIFA U-20 Women World Cup. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that National U-20 team defeated Haiti 1-0 in their second Group D match of the ongoing FIFA…
Sports Ministry inaugurates six-man NFF Reconciliation Committee
Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung yesterday inaugurated a six-man Elders Stakeholders Reconciliation Committee to resolve the lingering crisis in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
Sports Ministry ready to repay half of missing $150,000, says IAAF
Nigeria’s Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung has supposedly pledged to immediately sign-off the repayment of half of the missing $150,000 (£106,000/€121,000) mistakenly sent to the country last year by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), reports www.insidethegames.biz. According to inside the games, IAAF confirmed it had yet actually received this money and were continuing attempts…
Dalung faults AGF over alleged directive from Buhari on NFF’s crisis
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has told the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami...
Dalung promises to bridge welfare gap between men, women national teams
Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung has promised to bridge the welfare gap between the men and women’s national teams.The Minister made the promise when he visited the national women U-20 team, the Falconets, in Austria after their 4-0 trouncing of FC Wacker Innsbruck.
Dalung applauds Okowa at fundraising for CAA Asaba 2018
The African Senior Athletics Championships tagged: ‘CAA Asaba 2018’ got a boost at the weekend, as millions of fund were raised at a dinner organised by the Delta State government in Asaba.
‘Division in Supporters Club killing Nigerian football’
A national patron of the Nigerian Football Supporters Club, Felix Anirah has described as national embarrassment the sharp division that existed among members of the Supporters Club at the yet to be concluded Russia 2018 World Cup.