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Covid-19: NFF President unveils plans for football in post-Covid 19 Nigeria, other issues

Harry Awurumibe, Abuja Apparently to bring football stakeholders to speed with the plans for football in post-Covid Nigeria, President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Melvin Pinnick has spoken on why Nigeria reappointed Gernort Rohr as Super Eagles Head Coach and other football related issues in post-Covid 19 Nigeria. Pinnick who spoke on Monday in a media call to journalists ...

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Win World Cup,share FIFA dollar windfall, NFF tells age-grade teams

Harry Awurumibe, Abuja Apparently to ensure that players of the various age-grade teams do not go home empty-handed after each assignment, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has asked the teams to win the FIFA World Cup and share the bumper appearance fees from the world football governing body. This much was disclosed by the NFF President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick who ...

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Super Falcons duo, Oparanozie, Uchendu to play in Nigerian women league

Harry Awurumibe, Abuja Super Falcons duo of Desire Oparanozie and Chinaza Uchendu may play their club football in the Nigeria Women’s Football League (NWFL) if no foreign club comes forward to sign them following their inability to continue their professional football career abroad. Oparanozie who captained Nigeria’s Super Falcons to the Round of 16 in the 2019 FIFA Women World ...

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Covid-19: FIFA, WHO, football stakeholders draft medical, risk assessment tool

Harry Awurumibe, Abuja World soccer governing body, FIFA is sharing a football risk assessment tool with its 211 member associations including Nigeria, the six continental confederations, CAF inclusive and other stakeholders in order to facilitate the planning of the resumption of football activities by competition and match organisers, as soon as health authorities and governments consider it safe. It has ...

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Super Eagles job: Rohr happy to sign contract extention,  says aide

Harry Awurumibe, Abuja With most Nigerians in support of his retention as the Super Eagles Head Coach till December 2022, Gernort Rohr has expressed his joy to have signed a contract extension which will enable him to complete the job of building a strong team senior national team for Nigeria.  The Franco-German appended his signature to a two and half years ...

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French star player, Henry is No. 2 world highest earner 

Harry Awurumibe,  Abuja The captain of France national women’s football team, Amandine Henry is the second highest earning player in the world. Les Bleues star who plays her club football with Olympique Lyon Feminine 1 is in the  list of top highest-paid female soccer players of 2019/2020 along with their annual income even as no Nigerian female footballer at home ...

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Super Eagles job: NFF, Rohr may seal deal Saturday

Harry Awurumibe,  Abuja Apparently to beat the deadline of the expiration of the first contract of the Super Eagles Technical Adviser,  Gernot Rohr,  the Executive Committee of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has mandated the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi to liaise with the Franco German with a view to concluding all matters around Mr. Rohr’s new contract within the next one ...

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