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PHOTOS: United sign Angel Di Maria for record fee – read details…

Angel Di Maria

• Argentina international midfielder joins on five-year contract. Manchester United is delighted to announce that Angel Di Maria has completed his transfer for a British record fee of £59.7million. Angel joins on a five-year contract. Di Maria, 26, began his career at one of the most prolific youth academies in Argentinian football, Rosario Central. In […]

Maigari formally resigns as NFF President, Keshi’s contract talks resume

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The president of the Nigeria Football Federation, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, has formally resigned his position on the NFF Board with effect from August 26, 2014. “The Bauchi-born administrator resigned as NFF President on August 12, 2014 to pave way for a peaceful resolution of the crisis that engulfed the football federation shortly after the 2014 […]

TRAGEDY: Cameroon footballer dies during game…YOU NEED TO KNOW HOW

Albert Ebosse

Cameroonian Albert Ebosse has died after being hit by an object thrown by spectators following a game in Algeria. Ebosse, who was 24, was declared dead after being taken to hospital in Tizi Ouzou, east of the capital Algiers. The JS Kabylie striker, who had scored in a 2-1 home defeat by USM Alger, was […]

Manchester United make breakthrough in Di Maria chase

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Manchester United have made a breakthrough in their pursuit of Angel Di Maria with the Real Madrid star having decided he wants to join Louis van Gaal’s side. The 26-year-old has emerged as the club’s top transfer target and United are ready to pay in excess of €56million to get their man. An agreement between […]

2014 FIFA U-20 Women: Read Jonathan’s promising message to Falconets

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President Goodluck Jonathan has assured the Falconets of “a heroines’ welcome’’ should they triumph over Germany in Sunday’s final of the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada. A statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati, stated that Jonathan gave the assurance in a telephone chat with the players […]

Update On NFF Fire Disaster: Why Acting President Dragged Maigari, Amadu, Others To Police

NFF glasshouse fire

As bulk-passing intensifies over the mystery fire that gutted the secretariat of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)) on Wednesday, factional Acting President of the NFF, Chief Mike Okeke Umeh on Friday dragged Aminu Maigari to the FCT Police command. Umeh had not hidden his disgust at the mid day inferno, as he immediately accused Maigari […]

NFF Crisis: Finally, Keshi Dumps Eagles As He Gives Reasons On Air

Stephen Keshi

Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Keshi has ended his romance with the team following the failure of the crisis ridden Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to improve on his first contract. Keshi’s contract expired after the team sojourn at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil ended with a 2-0 loss to France in the second round. […]

FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup: How Nigeria beat Korea DPR mercilessly, soar into final

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Asisat Oshoala scored four times as Nigeria reached the final with a thumping 6-2 victory over Korea DPR in the highest-scoring semi-final ever seen at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup. Oshoala also laid on two more goals in a win that leaves the Super Falconets to face either France or Germany on Sunday at […]

S-A-B-O-T-A-G-E!!! It is a Mysterious fire that guts NFF secretariat

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Then a mysterious mid-morning fire completely gutted the accounts department and the office of the general secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Barr. Musa Amadu. The fire which started about 9.15 am was not contained until about 10.20 am when fire fighters from both the Abuja Fire Service as well as construction giants, Julius […]

ALARM!!! Nigeria Football Federation’s headquarters on fire

NFF HOUSE

The headquarters of the Nigeria Football federation [NFF] in the Wuse Zone 7 District of Abuja has been gutted by fire. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time but the Federation’s spokesperson, Ademola Olajire, confirmed the incident. Mr. Olajire, who said he was just arriving the scene, said the fire began on […]


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