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CHAN: 30 players resume camping

Salisu Yusuf

The 30 players selected for camping ahead of the qualifiers of the fifth edition of the Championship of the African Cup of Nations (CHAN), which will be hosted by Kenya, are to resume camping next Monday. Assistant coach of the Super Eagles, Salisu Yusuf, who made this known to newsmen, however said the technical crew was yet to decide which ...

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Eagles: Sports Minister summons NFF to crucial meeting

Solomon-Dalung

Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, is expected to hold an emergency meeting with the technical committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. The meeting is coming on the heels of Super Eagles 2-0 lose to visiting Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Saturday. The Minister’s Special Assistant on ...

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Bafana Bafana arrives for Eagles clash

Bafana Bafana

The South Africa Football Association (SAFA) has confirmed that the Bafana Bafana delegation will fly into Lagos on Wednesday, and would immediately connect a flight to Uyo for the African Nations Cup encounter to be held at the Godwill Akpabio International Stadium. The last outing between the two teams was a friendly match at the Mombola Stadium, Newspring, two years ...

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Super Eagles arrives Uyo for South Africa

Super Eagles

Nigeria’s senior national football team, the Super Eagles, is expected to to leave Abuja to Uyo in Akwa Ibom State on Monday, June 5, 2017 as camp opens for the African Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa. The Eagles began camping on Saturday as the team prepares to face the Bafana Bafana of South Africa at the Godswill Akpabio ...

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Senate passes NFF adoption bill

Amanju Pinnick

The Senate has passed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Bill seeking to legalise the country’s football governing body. This followed the adoption of the report of the NFF establishment bill 2017 by the Senate Committee on Sports and Youth Development. Chairman of the Committee, Senator Obinna Ubah, stated that it had become necessary to repeal the extant laws guiding football in ...

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NFF calls for resignation of integrity officers

Amanju Pinnick

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has directed all its affiliate bodies to send to the National Integrity office, six copies of resignation letters of officials who are playing multiple roles in the administration of football in the country. NFF Integrity Officer, Dr Chris Emeruo, said that, for football to be more credible in the country, the concerned officers must resign ...

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FIFA rankings: Nigeria maintains 40th position

Gernot Rohr-Nigeria

The Super Eagles of Nigeria has maintained the 40th place, the position it previously held, in the latest FIFA rankings. The three-time African champion also retains the 5th place in Africa. Egypt, who is the highest ranked African side, occupies the 19th position. Senegal is rated 30th, reigning African Champions Cameroon holds 33rd position, while Burkina Faso is 35th. The ...

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Pinnick thanks Dalung, Super Eagles improve in rankings

Amanju Pinnick

Executives of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), led by the president, Amaju Pinnick, have paid a courtesy visit to the Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, thanking him and Nigerians in general for their support in the last CAF elections. Pinnick won a place on the CAF Executive Committee during the elections. Pinnick said his victory would not have been possible without ...

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Russia 2018: Babangida advises Super Eagles

Tijani-Babangida

Former Nigeria international, Tijani Babangida, says the Super Eagles still have work to do if they must qualify for the Russia 2018 World Cup. As some Nigerians celebrate the Super Eagles’ impressive run so far and the team’s likelihood to go through to the tournament, Babangida is however having some reservations.  He believes that the double header against the Indomitable ...

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Ex-Eagles coach, Paul Hamilton, dies

Paul-Hamilton

Paul Hamilton, who played for the senior national team in the 1960s and early 1970s, including featuring in the football tournament at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City, died in the early hours of Thursday, March 30, 2017 in Lagos. He was said to have been diagnosed of heart and kidney related health issues some months ago, and had ...

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