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Big Trouble: FIFA Queries Keshi

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The world football governing body FIFA has queried Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi about his comment on Malawi’s technical adviser Tom Sainfiet. The Nigeria coach has been given a September 16 deadline to respond to the query. The Malawi federation …

Glo Exhalts Eagles For Beating Stallions

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Telecommunications operator, Globacom, has congratulated the Super Eagles on the 4-1 victory over the Stallions of Burkina Faso in their friendly match played in Kaduna on Tuesday. Eagles trounced the fellow West African team as Brown Ideye, Shola Ameobi and Emmanuel …

Eagles Upbeat As Malawi Arrive Calabar

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Super Eagles Nigeria will play against Malawi on Saturday. The camp of the African champions, Nigeria, is in upbeat mood less than 48 hours before Saturday’s 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying cracker against the Flames of Malawi. On Wednesday, the President of the Nigeria Football …

Nigeria Pitch Awards Excites Mikel

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Nigeria and Chelsea midfielder, Mikel Obi, has spoken of his excitement at the upcoming inaugural edition of the Nigeria Pitch Awards, which has been slated for November 17 in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Last year, the Nigeria Football Federation endorsed Matchmakers …

World Cup Qualifier: Eagles Begin Camping For Malawi

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  Super Eagles will begin camping tomorrow in Abuja ahead of the crucial final leg of the preliminary round of the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier match against Malawi September 7 at the U. J. Esuene Stadium, Calabar, Cross River …

Nigeria Premier League To Be Broadcasted By Supersport

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Sports minister Bolaji Abdullahi has praised the Nigeria Football Federation, (NFF) and the League Management Committee (LMC) for brokering a $34m broadcast rights deal of the Nigeria Premier League with SuperSport, which will run from 2015 to 2019. According to …

Keshi Happy With Omeruo’s Successful Surgery

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  Nigeria Coach Stephen Keshi has revealed that he has been in constant touch with Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo, who underwent a successful surgery last week in England. Omeruo missed the Super Eagles’ trip to South Africa last Wednesday where they …

Former Nigerian Female Footballer,Iyabo Abade Now Living As A Man

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Former Super Falcons forward, Iyabo Abade, is the most celebrated high-profile case of a hermaphrodite in women’s football, who subsequently had surgery in 2004 and is now living as a man, with a new name, James Johnson. He tells ’Tana …

Regular Salaries Will Boost Eagles Technical Crew –Agali

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Former Nigeria striker, Victor Agali, says constant payment of the salaries and allowances of the technical crew of the Super Eagles would ‘further help in moving Nigeria to the next level.’ The former Schalke 04 forward hailed the Nigeria Football …

NFF Suspends four Nigerian Clubs Following 79-0, 67-0 results

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The Nigeria Football Federation has placed indefinite suspensions on four clubs after two scandalous results of 79-0 and 67-0 in a promotion play-off. In promotion play-offs into the Nigeria Nationwide League, the lowest tier of Nigeria’s domestic league, on Monday, …

EFCC arrests NFF vice-president for money laundering

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The vice-president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mike Umeh, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for money laundering and misappropriation of public funds, for which former Governor Attahiru Bafarawa of Sokoto State is standing …