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World Cup: Read FIFA’s Aggressive Threat And Ultimatum To Nigeria Over NFF Boss Arrest

FIFA threatens to suspend Nigeria over Maigari

Nigeria could be suspended by FIFA after the country’s football federation leaders were removed from office and its president was arrested on returning from the World Cup. FIFA warned Nigeria’s government on Friday it must reinstate the federation’s executive committee by Tuesday or risk a ban. “FIFA has also taken note of the detention of […]

Super Eagles Crisis Latest: How Sacked NFF Boss Got Arrested On Returning From Brazil, Whereabouts Unknown

Alhaji Aminu Maigari

Reports reaching our reporter has it that Alhaji Aminu Maigari whose NFF board was sacked yesterday by a high court in Jos has been arrested by Operatives from the Department of The State Security Services of Nigeria. Maigari was reportedly arrested at the premises of the Football Federation office upon his arrival from Brazil in […]

WORLD CUP: Why Keshi should remain the coach of Super Eagle of Nigeria—Ikhana

Keshi

Enyimba coach, Kadiri Ikhana, has said Stephen Keshi deserves to continue his job as the head coach of the Super Eagles. Keshi announced after Nigeria’s 2-0 defeat by France in the second round of the ongoing World Cup in Brazil on Monday that his time as Nigeria coach had ended because his contract was not […]

Revealed: Sunday Oliseh To Be Announced As The New Super Eagles Head Coach

Sunday Oliseh

A top brass of the Nigeria Football Federation Federation (NFF), who lead the panel that interviewed Sunday Oliseh Six years ago for the Eagles job before Amodu Shuaibu was appointed head coach has exclusively, told a sport journalist on the condition of anonymity that most members of the NFF are leaning towards the Ex-Eagles captain […]

2014 WORLD CUP: Why I can never coach the Super Eagles again – Keshi finally opened up

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Stephen Keshi left his post as the head coach of the Super Eagles after Nigeria’s loss to France in the second round of the World Cup. He spoke with TheCable at the Brasilia Palace Hotel a day after the ouster. TheCable: Knowing what you know now, what would you have done as regards the preparations […]

World Cup: Read How Much NFF’s Improved Deal For Keshi Is Worth

Stephen Keshi may be offered a better deal by NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) plan to offer coach Stephen Keshi an improved deal that will pay him seven million Naira a month (over $43,000), top officials revealed. This plan comes amid confusion whether or not Keshi has quit his post. But it was also gathered that NFF have a plan B to hire a […]

I Have Not Resigned, Says Keshi

I Have Not Resigned, Says Keshi

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has denied the widely publicized reports of his resignation on the eve of Nigeria’s ouster from the Fifa World Cup. The 52-year-old thinks the press might have misunderstood his dressing room speech following the 2-0 second round loss to France on Monday, stressing he would not disclose his resignation over the […]

Finally, Keshi Tweets About His Future In Super Eagles

Finally, Keshi Tweets About His Future In Super Eagles

  The Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi took to Twitter to shed light on his future in the Nigerian national football team.   After the yesterday’s 0-2 loss to France, the Eagles’ were knocked out of the 2014 World Cup. Following the game, the Big Boss made sketchy hints when asked about continuation of his […]

Mike Adenuga Gave Super Eagles $250,000 To Beat France Prior To Match – Read His Reaction To The Loss.

Mike Adenuga Gave Super Eagles $250,000 To Beat France Prior To Match - Read His Reaction To The Loss.

  The Minister for Sports and Chairman, National Sports Commission (NSC) Dr. Tammy Danagogo over the weekend revealed that billionaire businessman Otunba Mike Adenuga gave him $250,000 to give to the Super Eagles in Brazil to encourage them to beat France today, promising to do more if they win and advance to the quarter-final stage. […]

BREAKING NEWS: Keshi And Yobo Quit Super Eagles

keshi and yobo

Speaking after the loss to France in the second round of 2014 FIFA World Cup, the Eagles’ Big Boss said it was time for him to move on after leading the team to the victory at 2013 AFCON and reaching the play-off of the 2014 Mundial. “I have to go back to my family and […]


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