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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Why I’ll Never Bite Anyone Again – Luis Suarez

Suarez made his debut for the Catalans in a 6-0 friendly win over Leon

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez said he has received professional help after receiving a four-month ban for biting an opponent for the third time in his career when he clashed with Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup. Suarez made his debut for the Catalans in a 6-0 friendly win over Mexican side Club Leon on […]

BREAKING NEWS: FIFA Reinstate Maigari As NFF Boss Despite Impeachment

Impeached president of the Nigeria Football Federation, Aminu Maigari

World football governing body FIFA have ordered Aminu Maigari back to office as president of Nigeria Football Federation. The NFF executive committee had last month purportedly impeached Maigari. But in a letter dated August 14 (Today) to NFF general secretary, Musa Amadu and signed by Markus Kattner, FIFA deputy secretary general, FIFA clearly stated: “The […]

Maigari tenders resignation letter to NFF

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Apparently, after all efforts to regain his position as the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) failed, the impeached former president, Alhaji Aminu Maigari yesterday tendered his letter of resignation to the NFF secretariat. Sports Vanguard had reported that the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator Pius Anyim Pius waded into […]

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