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CAF Women’s CL: At last, Eight clubs to play in 2021 inaugural competition

Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in-Chief The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced that only eight lucky top football clubs will participate in the inaugural CAF Women’s Champions League which will take place in 2021 just as it revealed that six CAF zones will organise qualifications to determine the eight finalists, Sportsrevelation can report. The decision was among the far-reaching decisions taken ...

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NFF pledges support for African Beach Soccer Union

The Nigeria Football Federation has given its word to provide necessary support within its capacity to the African Beach Soccer Union – a body created to channel and develop the game of beach soccer in the continent. General Secretary of the NFF, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi gave this pledge on Monday when the newly-empanelled African Beach Soccer Union executive team paid ...

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New NWFL Chief, Faith Ben-Anuge promises to reposition league 

 Harry Awurumibe, Editor Abuja Determined to reposition the domestic women’s football league, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) recently posted an experienced staff, Mrs. Faith Ben-Anuge to the Nigerian Women  League (NWFL) as the Chief Operating Officer (COO). And she has said that her first task is to reorganize the NWFL secretariat to be in tandem with the new vision of ...

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2021 FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifier: Flamingos coach ready for camping

Harry Awurumibe, Editor, Abuja Nigeria’s Under-17 women’s football team coach, Oloowokere Abiodun says he is still in touch with his players and will be ready to resume camping at a short notice whenever the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) gives green light for the resumption of training. Speaking exclusively to Sportsrevelation the youthful coach said that he is prepared to get ...

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Again, CAF postpone FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers

Harry Awurumibe, Editor Abuja Bureau African football governing body, CAF has again postponed the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifier match between Nigeria and Burkina Faso due to international travel restrictions across the continent as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. CAF had earlier scheduled the two matches to be played in the weekend of September 3-5 with Nigeria playing away ...

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Dutch, Sarina Wiegman succeeds Neville as England Head Coach

Harry Awurumibe with agency report With Nigeria set to announce a new Technical Adviser for the national senior women’s football team, Super Falcons, Sarina Wiegman, Head Coach of the Netherlands has been confirmed as Phil Neville’s successor as England Head Coach. But the Netherlands current boss will only take charge in September 2021. Wiegman led the Dutch to a European ...

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NFF to announce new Tech. Director, Head of Women Football, Falcons Coach next week

Harry Awurumibe, Editor, Abuja Determine to fill the vacant management positions in the football house, the Executive Committee of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) which met via video conference on Monday, August 10, 2020 to deliberate on important issues in Nigerian Football has instructed its Technical and Development Committee (TDC) to work in tandem with the NFF Integrity Office to submit ...

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FIFA Covid-1 Package: NFF releases breakdown for men’s, women’s Relief Fund

Harry Awurumibe, Editor, Abuja Apparently to show its transparency in handling the finances of the football body, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has released the breakdown of the distribution of FIFA’s Covid-19 Relief Fund for restart of men’s and women’s football in Nigeria. Specifically, NFF provided details of disbursements of the sum of $500,000 dedicated fund for women’s football in ...

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