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NFF Slams Companies for Unauthorised use of Eagles’ marks

Once more, the Nigeria Football Federation has taken exception to the penchant of some corporate organisations to try and appropriate glory not due to them through excellent performances of Nigeria’s National Teams at international level. Following the Super Eagles’ qualification for the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals after a 2-0 dismissal of Ethiopia on Saturday, […]

Int'l Football Sports

NIgeria Pitch Award: Praises for NFF as Obi emerges King of Pitch

There were effusive praises for the Aminu Maigari-led Nigeria Football Federation once more, as Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River State, at the weekend dubbed Maigari the “coolest and most silent achiever in football administration.” The occasion was the inaugural edition of the Nigeria Pitch Awards, which held at the Pearl Hall of Transcorp Metropolitan […]

Nigeria Leagues Transfer News

Imoke rates NFF high under Maigari

With almost one hundred percent record in the outgoing year which culminated in Super Eagles’ qualification for the 2014 World Cup Finals at the weekend, Senator Liyel Imoke (CON), the Executive Governor of Cross River State has heaped plaudits on the leadership of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) under Alhaji Aminu Maigari. Speaking during a reception […]

Int'l Football Nigeria Leagues

U-17WC: Governor Imoke pledges houses for Eaglets

Senator Liyel Imoke (CON), the Executive Governor of Cross River State has pledged houses for players and officials of the victorious Golden Eaglets to be located within the state’s new housing estate scheme in Akpabuyo in Calabar. The Governor informed his ecstatic guests during a special session held on their behalf inside the council chamber […]

Nigeria Leagues

NNL: Kwara Utd GM Seeks Focus, Unuanel Free Players to Exit

The new General Manager of Kwara Utd football Club of Ilorin, Muhammed Haruna Maigidasanma, has charged the palyers and officials of the club to be focus to ensure promotion back to the Globacom Premier League next season. Maigidasanma made the charge at the Monday morning training session of the team at the state stadium complex […]

Nigeria Leagues

Ede, Orolu Battles for N1m Gov Aregbesola Cup Final

All is set for the final of this year governor aregbesola golden cup, all roads will lead to the Olashore Sports Complex, Iloko-Ijesha, on Tuesday November 26, when State of Osun will stand-still for the grand-finale of the state Governor’s Golden Cup. Governor Rauf Aregbesola, will lead members of the state executives to the maiden […]

Nigeria Leagues

Enugu Sports Boss Commend NFF on Victorious Eaglets

The leadership of Nigeria Football Federation has been commended for taking the bold step of going back to the grass roots in developing talents that led to the recent success recorded at FIFA U-17 World Cup in U.A.E. These commendations were made by Enugu State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Hon. Chijioke Agu, while addressing […]

Nigeria Leagues

NFF Tasks State Governors on Sports Development

President of Nigeria Football Federation NFF, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, has challenged state governments in Nigeria to start investing in sports development in their respective states. The NFF boss noted that as a unifying instrument, there is need for state governments to always accord serious attention to the sector. Speaking recently in Enugu during the 2013 […]

Nigeria Leagues

Ex-Enugu Rangers, Sylvanus Nsofor Dies

The death has been announced of a football legend of our time, Mr. Sylvanus Nsofor. He passed away on Wednesday, 16th October at the General Hospital, Calabar after a very brief illness. He was aged 57. Late Sylvanus Nsofor began his football career with Merchant F.C of Calabar 1977-1978; Rovers F.C of Calabar 1978-1982; Bendel […]

Nigeria Leagues

NFF mourns as Eaglet, Friday Njengo, dies

Nigeria’s football family was thrown into mourning on Tuesday after news filtered in that former Golden Eaglets’ defender, Friday Njengo, who had been in intensive care at the National Hospital, Abuja for more than nine months, had died. Njengo, a regular with the Manu Garba team during the qualifying series for the 2013 CAN U-17 […]

Nigeria Leagues

YSFON: Edo Speaker’s Cup kicks-off in Esan South-East LGA

The 15th edition of the Edo State Speaker’s Cup for Under-16 boys and Under-17 girls kickoff on Wednesday 20th to 27th November 2013 at Ubiaja, Esan-South Local Government Area of Edo State. The championship is to be organized by the Edo State Chapter of Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria (YSFON). According to the Chairman, Osamudiamwen […]

Nigeria Leagues

GloNPFL: Abia Warriors Get New Patrons

Premier League hopefuls, Abia Warriors Football club of Umuahia has appointed new Patrons to help it make an appreciable impact in its Premier League debut season. In a statement issued in Umuahia, the media officer of the Club, Mr. Igwe Onuoha said the patrons will be formally invested on Wednesday November 20, 2013 at the […]

Africa Sports

Kwara SWAN, Police collaborate against soccer violence

The Kwara state Police Command has pledged its readiness to partner the Kwara state chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) in managing crowd effectively, and curbing violence during league matches at the Kwara state stadium. The number one Police Officer in the state, CP Agboola Oshodi-Golver made the pledge in his office […]

Africa Int'l Football

2014WCQ: Eagles’ are ready, no injury doubts – Keshi

Stephen Keshi has declared his team is injury-free and battle ready for the second leg of the World Cup qualifier against Ethiopia on Saturday. Despite growing fears over the fitness of Kenneth Omeruo and Brown Ideye, Keshi told journalists at the end of his team’s final training session on Friday morning that he has a […]