NFF General Secretary Sanusi Aware Of Shehu Suspension : We Don't Want To Trade Blames
Published: December 14, 2017
Nigeria Football Federation General Secretary Dr. Mohammed Sanusi has made comments on Fifa sanctioning Nigeria for lining up an ineligible player against Algeria on the final day of qualifying matches for the 2018 World Cup.Sanusi has admitted that he was aware that Anorthosis Famagusta right-back Abdullahi Shehu was ...
Abdullahi Shehu Scandal- Pinnick Warns NFF Staff: Nigerians Depend On These Footballers
Published: December 14, 2017
Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick, has read the riot act to the staff of the Federation in the wake of sanctions imposed by Fifa for fielding an ineligible player, Abdullahi Shehu, in the national team's final 2018 World Cup qualifier last month.The Anorthosis Famagusta right-back was automatically s...
Aaron Samuel 5-A-Side Tournament Kicks Off In Grand Style
Published: December 13, 2017
The second edition of the Aaron Samuel 5-a-side football tournament kicked off in grand style at the Liberation Stadium in Port Harcourt on Wednesday, and witnessed the presence of several amateur football teams from within Rivers and Bayelsa states.The tournament is sponsored by Nigeria international Aaron Samuel, as ...
The Stats That Prove Victor Moses Is Improving His Defensive Qualities
Published: December 13, 2017
Super Eagles star Victor Moses was Chelsea's top player for a key defensive stat in Tuesday night's Premier League clash against Huddersfield Town.In their statistical analysis of the 3-1 win at The John Smith's Stadium, the official website of Chelsea noted that Moses had the joint-most clearances by a Chelsea player,...
World Cup Rivals Croatia Also Fined By Fifa,To Pay Five Times More Than Nigeria
Published: December 13, 2017
Nigeria's World Cup rivals Croatia have also been fined by the governing body of association football, Fifa, for the inappropriate behavior of their fans during the World Cup qualifier between Croatia and Greece on November 9, 2017.Fifa penalized the Croatian Football Federation (HNS) for violating Articles 58, 65 and ...
Moses, Iwobi, Ndidi Snubbed As IFFHS Announces Team Of The Year 2017
Published: December 13, 2017
The International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) has announced its Team of the Year 2017, with no Nigerian player making the prestigious list.Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses and Arsenal wonderkid Alex Iwobi helped their respective clubs win the Premier League and Emirates FA Cup respectively last ...
Barcelona In Attendance As Super Eagle Joel Obi Stars Against Lazio
Published: December 13, 2017
Attacking midfielder Joel Obi showed off his skills to Barcelona representatives during Torino's impressive 3-1 win at Lazio on game week 16 in the Italian Serie A on Monday, December 11.According to Sportmediaset, making reference to Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo, technical secretary of Barcelona Robert Fernandez and...
Abdullahi Shehu Scandal : Nigerian Federation Explain How The Mistake Occurred
Published: December 13, 2017
Nigeria Football Federation supremo Amaju Pinnick has tendered an unreserved apology to Nigerians and the Super Eagles faithful over the docking of points by Fifa for fielding an ineligible player in the national team's final group match in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.In a series of tweets on Wednesday morning, Pinni...
Nigerian Federation In Talks With Egypt Over Pre-World Cup Friendly
Published: December 13, 2017
The Nigerian Federation are holding talks with their Egyptian counterparts over the possibility of playing a pre-World Cup friendly in Abuja before the Super Eagles travel to Russia for the World Cup.NFF's Secretary General, Mohammed Sanusi, said one of the countries Nigeria would face is Egypt but no decision has been...
Nigerian Exports : Abdul Ajagun, Freddie Ladapo, Inih Effiong On Target
Published: December 13, 2017
Catch up on the Nigerian players who scored for their teams in Europe on Tuesday.Abdul Ajagun was among the goals as KV Kortrijk outclassed visiting team, KAA Gent 4-1 in the Belgian top flight. The attacking midfielder added his side's third goal of the encounter before providing the assist for KV Kortrijk 's fourth g...
Nigeria Fielded An Ineligible Player In WCQ Vs Algeria, Lose 3-0 & Fined N2.2M By Fifa
Published: December 12, 2017
The governing body of association football, Fifa, has sanctioned the Nigeria Football Federation for fielding an ineligible player in the Super Eagles final World Cup qualifier against Algeria at Stade Mohamed Hamlaoui, Constantine on November 10, 2017.Fifa has started that Anorthosis Famagusta defender Abdullahi Shehu...
42,000 Capacity Municipal Stadium Wroclaw Likely To Host Poland-Nigeria Friendly
Published: December 12, 2017
The pre-World Cup friendly between Poland and Nigeria is likely to be staged in the city of Wroclaw, according to reports.On Monday, the Media Officer of the Polish Football Association (PZPN), Jakub Kwiatkowski, confirmed that the Poles will face the Super Eagles in a friendly on March 23, 2018 but stressed that t...
Anderlecht Advised To Buy Another Striker: Onyekuru Belongs To Everton
Published: December 12, 2017
Belgian First Division A champs Anderlecht have been advised to scour the transfer market for an alternative to Henry Onyekuru as the Nigeria international could return to his parent club Everton in the next six months or even in January.Even though Onyekuru has often been criticized by manager Hein Vanhaezebrouck for ...
Fifa To NFF, Rohr: You Must Decide On World Cup Base By January 31
Published: December 12, 2017
The general secretary of the Local Organizing Committee Russia 2018 World Cup Alexey Sorokin has stated that all the 32 participating teams, including Nigeria, must decide on their World Cup bases by January 31.Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr revealed last week that the Nigerian national team have chosen to stay in So...
Chelsea Wish Victor Moses Happy Birthday, Announce He'll Reach Milestone If.....
Published: December 12, 2017
Premier League champions Chelsea have wished Nigeria international Victor Moses a Happy Birthday, ahead of Tuesday night's clash vs Huddersfield at the John Smith's Stadium.Born December 22, 1990 in Nigeria, Moses is celebrating his twenty-seventh birthday today.In their birthday tribute to the Super Eagles star, Chels...