Author Archives: harry awurumibe

Rivers Angels, Heartland Babes, FC Robo, others to benefit from FIFA Covid-19 largess

Harry Awurumibe, Editor, Abuja Respite must have come the way of struggling football clubs including men’s and women’s professional, amateur, youth and grassroots teams through the USD 1.5 billion available to football community. This was contained in the statement released on Wednesday after the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA)’s groundbreaking Coronavirus (Covid -19) Relief Plan reached a major milestone ...

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Finally, Bureau of FIFA Council approves $1.5b Covid-19 Relief Plan regulation

Harry Awurumube, Editor, Abuja The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA)’s groundbreaking Coronavirus (Covid -19) Relief Plan reached a major milestone as the Bureau of the FIFA Council approved the plan’s regulations. Under the terms of the COVID-19 Relief Plan, USD 1.5 billion is being made available to support all 211 FIFA member associations and the six confederations to assist ...

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2021 FIFA U-20/U-17 Women’s World Cup: Falconets, Flamingos to open camp for Burkina Faso, Ghana

Harry Awurumibe, Abuja With less than one month to the first leg first round of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup African qualifier tie between Nigeria and Burkina Faso slated for Ouagadougou on September 4 or 5, Nigeria’s Falconets are expected to return to camp to prepare for the crunchy encounter barring any hiccups occasioned by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. ...

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Super Falcons receive 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup largesse 

Harry Awurumibe, Editor, Abuja Super Falcons players and officials are currently grinning from ear to  ear as they have finally received their 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup participation money. Sportsrevelation exclusively gathered that Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has already disbursed the prize  money to the 21 players, coaching crew led by ex- Super Falcons Technical Adviser, Thomas Dennerby and backroom ...

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Covid-19: NFF set to support league clubs for season’s campaign

The Nigeria Football Federation will provide support for Clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League, Nigeria National League, Nigeria Women Football League and the Nigeria Nationwide League for next season’s football campaign, as a result of challenges that have arisen from the COVID-19 pandemic, says the Federation’s President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick.   During a live session on NFF’s official Instagram ...

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World Cup 2026: FIFA to organise meetings with individual  Candidates Host City, conclude workshops

Harry Awurumibe, Editor, Abuja The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has concluded plans to organise individual meetings with all 23 Candidate Host Cities just as it has concluded workshops for FIFA World Cup 2026 Candidate Host Cities. FIFA Tournaments and Events Officer, Colin Smith, has revealed that as the next key step in the selection process for the host ...

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FIFA U-20/U-17: CAF set to announce new date for African qualifiers

Harry Awurumibe, Editor, Abuja The Confederations of African Football (CAF) is set to announce a revised  date for the remaining qualifier matches of the 2021 FIFA  U-20 and U-17 Women’s World Cup slated for January to March of next year. Sportsrevelation exclusively gathered that CAF will within a week write Member Associations (MAs) including Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on the ...

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Covid-19: CAF, FIFA, WHO, others hold joint Safety, Security review meeting 

Harry Awurumibe, Editor, Abuja In the light of Coronavirus  (Covid-19) pandemic, the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) in partnership with major stakeholders such as FIFA, World Health Organization (WHO) and Sports Ground Safety Authority (SGSA) on Thursday organised a unique one-day meeting to brainstorm on the impact of the crisis on African football. A brainchild of the CAF Safety & ...

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