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Scouting App, Al Haddaf, targets academy players, now in Google, Apple Store- says Amuneke

Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in-Chief The new football scouting App, Al-Haddaf which is targeted at harnessing the talents of academy players and eliminate the stronghold of greedy football agents will be available in Google and Apple Stores platforms. Also, the App which is expected to be operational before the end of this month will have a renewable yearly subscription of $25 dollars ...

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Morocco 2021: Golden Eaglets to know opponents Wednesday

Five-time world champions Nigeria will know their group phase opponents at next month’s U20 Africa Cup of Nations when the draw holds tomorrow at the Monotel Dar El Barka Hotel in Nouakchott, Mauritania. The ceremony, which will be conducted by CAF’s Director of Competitions, Samson Adamu, will commence at 13hrs GMT (2pm Nigeria time) and will be broadcast on CAF’s ...

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Turkish Women’s Cup: Nigeria whitewash Equatorial Guinea 9-0, Falcons in goals feast

Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in -Chief  African champions, Nigeria’s Super Falcons whitewashed  Equatorial Guinea’s Nzalang National 9-0 in their third and final match of the Turkish Women’s Cup competition played at the Emir Sports Complex in Antalya on Tuesday morning.  It was supposed to be a tricky match for the Nigerian ladies because of the pedigree of the their opponents who had in ...

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Turkish Women’s Cup: Only 18 players in Super Falcons Alanya camp

Harry Awurumibe, Editor- in -Chief Late withdrawal of no fewer than five key players has left newly appointed American-born   coach,  Randy Waldrum with only 18 players as Super Falcons get ready for their first match against CSKA fc in the on-going Turkish Women’s Cup in Alanya on Thursday. Coach Waldrum had earlier invited 23 players for the 5th edition of ...

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New Football Scouting App, Al Haddaf, operational in Nigeria in two weeks, says Coach Amuneke 

Harry Awurumibe, Editor- in -Chief A leading football Scouting and Marketing Application, Al Haddaf, which will enable players and  coaches to be selected by top leaque clubs without physical appearances will be launched in Nigeria by the end of February. Al Haddaf App which recently named former African Footballer of the Year, Coach  Emmanuel Amuneke as its Brand Ambassador, is ...

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NFF mourns ace journalist, Olusegun Ogunjimi

The Nigerian Football family has once more been thrown into deep mourning following the demise on Wednesday of ace sports journalist Olusegun Ogunjimi of The Nation newspapers stable. Highly professional, resourceful, humble and diligent, Ogunjimi was widely respected by colleagues, administrators and other stakeholders in the sector, and was a credible role model for aspiring newshounds. “We lost a very good friend. ...

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FIFA re-asserts independence of FAs from third party interference

World football –governing body, FIFA, has once more emphasised its zero tolerance for third party and political interference in the affairs of its Member Associations, declaring unambiguously that such would, without fail, always attract heavy sanctions from the world body, including the suspension of the affected Member Association. In an official correspondence dated Tuesday,  February 9, 2021 and addressed to ...

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Super Bowl 2021: Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat  Kansas City Chiefs, hand Tom Brady 7th title

Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in-Chief Veteran QuarterBack, Tom Brady steered the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a comfortable 31-9 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs to extend his record for Super Bowl wins to seven. In his first season after a glittering 20-year spell with the New England Patriots, the evergreen quarterback helped Tampa Bay become the first team to play a Super ...

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Coach Erico: FFIG, Women’s football lost big supporter, says Sotiminu

Harry Awurumibe, Editor in Chief The death of former Super Eagles Assistant Coach and ex-NEPA FC of Lagos handler, Joseph Bassey Eric popularly known as Joe Erico has thrown Female Football Interest Group (FFIG) and the entire women’s football fraternity into mourning. This much was confirmed earlier today by the Secretary General of FFIG, Comrade Dapo Sotiminu who said the ...

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