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AMAJU PINNICK BECOMES CAF VICE-PRESIDENT

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
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AMAJU PINNICK BECOMES CAF VICE-PRESIDENT The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick as its first vice president. The position became vacant after erstwhile president of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi resigned from office in June following an undercover exposition of corrupt practices in the GFA by an […]

Nigeria’s 2018 World Cup Qualification in Jeopardy as NFF Cannot Afford to Fly Super Eagles to Qualifier in Zambia

Nigeria’s 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign may be in jeopardy as the NFF has said it is broke and cannot afford to fly the Super Eagles to their next qualifying match against Zambia in Ndola. Although many of the players earn lucrative salaries playing for clubs in Europe, the NFF is looking to telecoms giant, […]

Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung Tells NFF to Pay all Siasia’s Outstanding Salary

Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung has called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to clear the outstanding salary of U-23 National team’s Coach Samson Siasia. According to Vanguard, Dalung made the call when Siasia, in the company of his wife, Eunice, paid him a visit at his office in Abuja on Monday to […]

Photos & Video: See Highlights of Stephen Keshi’s Burial Ceremony

On June 8, 2016, the football world lost a treasure with the sudden death of the former Super Eagles coach and player, Stephen Keshi, a.k.a. Big Boss. He was a legend in African football in a league of his own. He was most celebrated as the only Nigerian to win the African Nations Cup as a player […]

Shocking: Newly Appointed Super Eagles Coach Turns Down the Job

Newly-appointed Super Eagles coach, Paul Le Guen, has rejected the offer by the Nigeria Football Federation, according to reports. The Technical and Development Committee of the NFF had on Monday named Le Guen as the new Super Eagles head coach. However, top French journalist, Herve Penot, revealed on his verified Twitter handle, @hpenot_lequipe, in French […]

Paul Le Guen Appointed as New Super Eagles Coach

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has appointed Frenchman Paul Le Guen as the next coach of the Super Eagles according to Punch. The 52 year old replaces ex-international Sunday Oliseh who exited the job in February in the middle of the botched 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification campaign. The former France international was shortlisted alongside […]

Paul Le Guen Set to Take Over Eagles’ Job

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is set to offer French coach Paul Le Guen a monthly salary of N16.2m, the equivalent of €44,000 for him to accept the Eagles job. NFF boss Amaju Pinnick said last week that the football house was targeting a top-level coach to prosecute the qualification campaign for the 2018 World Cup […]

NFF Releases 35 Man List For Rio Olympics

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has released a 35-man provisional list for the Rio Olympics games starting on August 5, in Brazil. FULL LIST Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa FC, South Africa), Yusuf Bala (Kano Pillars), Emmanuel Daniel (Enugu Rangers), Taiwo Abdulrahman (Kwara United), Ndubuisi Agu (FC Porto, Portugal), Junior Ajayi (CS Sfaxien, Tunisia), Stanley Amuzie (Olhanense […]

Former Super Eagles Coach Amodu Shuaibu dies at 58

The NFF Technical Director, Amodu Shuaibu has died at the age of 58. His death is coming just days after the death of Stephen Keshi who was also national team coach of the Super Eagles. He was also among those who signed the condolence register of Stephen Keshi. The former Super Eagles Coach was said […]

FIFA President, Infantino to visit Nigeria

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Sunday announced that President of Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA), Gianni Infantino, will visit Nigeria in June. A statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by NFF’s Assistant Director of Communications, Ademola Olajire, said that the visit was a fall-out of NFF President, Amaju Pinnick’s recent meeting with Infantino […]
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