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FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy Tours Nigeria

Officials from world football –ruling body, FIFA are in Nigeria with the original FIFA Women’s World Cup for a trophy tour scheduled for Thursday, 11th April 2019 in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Acting President of the NFF, Seyi Akinwunmi received the officials in company with Ademola Olajire (Director of Communications),

2019 NFF Awards To Light Up Lagos

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All is now set for the second edition of the AITEO-NFF Football Awards ceremony which will take place at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on Monday evening. The AITEO-NFF Football Awards is an annual event that rewards the best performers in the Nigerian Football industry over a

France 2019: FIFA, CAF Hold Integrity Workshop In Cairo

World football –governing body, FIFA and its African confederation, CAF recently at the CAF headquarters in Cairo, Egypt hosted the first Regional Integrity Workshop on the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup finals (France 2019). The interactive workshop, attended by integrity officers of nine Member Associations of FIFA across three confederations, was

FIFA appoints Pinnick into Organising Committee for Competitions

World football –ruling body, FIFA, has named the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, into one of its most important committees – the Organising Committee for Competitions. Hitherto, the world body had different committees for organization of its several competitions, including the FIFA World Cup, FIFA Confederations Cup,

FIFA agrees on 48 countries for World Cup

FIFA says it has unanimously approved an expansion of the World Cup from 32 to 48 teams in 2026. FIFA also says it will introduce a format of 16 groups of three nations. "The FIFA Council unanimously decided on a 48-team #WorldCup as of 2026: 16 groups of 3 teams," a tweet

Super Eagles move up in latest FIFA ranking

A 2-1 away victory over Zambia in a 2018 World Cup qualifier has seen the Super Eagles rise four places in the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday. Goals by Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho gave Nigeria a 2-0 first half lead before Zambia pulled one back through Collins Mbesuma in the

Camara, Nyantakyi elected into FIFA Council

A Vice President of the Confederation of African Football, Almamy Kabele Camara and the President of Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi have been elected into the FIFA Council. The duo were elected at Thursday’s Extraordinary CAF General Assembly at the Marriott Hotel Zamalek, Cairo, ahead of two other candidates who showed

‘Pinnick never filled form for FIFA Council’

The Nigeria Football Federation has reacted a story in an African football website claiming that the Confederation of African Football has rejected the nomination of NFF President Amaju Pinnick for a seat on the FIFA Council (formerly known as FIFA Executive Committee). NFF General Secretary, Mohammed Sanusi, categorically stated that at

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