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CAF secretariat quiet as FIFA Ethics Committee slams 5 years ban on Ahmad

Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in-Chief Expectedly, the secretariat of Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) in Cairo, Egypt have suddenly become a  graveyard as staffers now speak in hush tones following the news of a five- year ban slammed on the President of the Confederation by the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) on Monday. Sportsrevelation reports that the Adjudicatory Chamber of the ...

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NFF Head of International Competitions sees brighter future for Nigerian teams inspite Covid-19 hiatus 

Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in Chief The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Head of International Competitions Department, Ruth David is optimistic of brighter future for the Nigerian national teams  inspite of the long inactivity occasioned by Coronavirus  (Covid-19) pandemic. In exclusive interview with Sportsrevelation in Abuja on Friday, David who was the immediate past NFF Head of Women’s Football Unit spoke against the ...

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NFF appoints Amina Daura new Head of Women’s Football, Ruth David move to International Competitions 

 Harry Awurumibe,  Editor-in-Chief The Nigeria Fotball Federation on Friday announced the appointment of Amina Sani Zangon Daura as its new Head of Women’s Football. She replaces MS Ruth David who has since moved to International Competition Department as the substantive Head. According to press release signed by NFF Director of Communications Ademola Olajire the recruitment firm, Phillips Consulting, noted that ...

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Basketball: Half dozen Nigerian players join NBA

Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in-Chief The ranks of Nigeria-American basketball players have increased as no fewer than eight  players with Nigerian background made  the 2020 National Basketball Association (NBA) Draft. Amongst the Nigerian picks in the 2020 NBA Draft are Isaac Okoro who was the 5th Pick for Cleveland Cavaliers and Onyeka Okongwu 6th Pick for Atlanta Hawks. Others are Precious Achiuwa- ...

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Falconets, Flamingos to remain inactive till 2022 as FIFA cancels Club World Cup, U-17/20 women’s youth tournaments

Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in-Chief Nigeria’s U-17 and U-20 national women’s football teams will not kick ball until 2022 in light of the current global Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic and its continuing impact on football which has made the Bureau of the FIFA Council to take.a number of decisions related to FIFA competitions, including the FIFA Club World Cup 2020 as well as ...

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AFCON: Defending Champions, Algeria, Senegal qualify for Cameroon 2022

Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in-Chief More nations have booked their tickets to the next African Cup of Nations (AFCON) billed for Cameroon in 2022 with the defending champions, Algeria being the latest country to qualify for the continental showpiece. Algeria qualified on Monday despite dropping a two goal lead to draw 2-2 with Zimbabwe away in Harare. Forward Knowledge Musona and Prince ...

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Flamingos, Falconets smile to banks as NFF pays World Cup bonuses

Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in-Chief In keeping with its policy of support for women’s football development in the country, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has paid the outstanding World Cup qualifying bonuses hitherto owed players and officials of the national U-17 and U-20 Women’s football team (Flamingos) and  (Falconets) respectively. Sportsrevelation has exclusively gathered from those who should know at the NFF ...

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NFF constitutes new sub-committees,Hon. Omidiran head Women’s Football

Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in-Chief Determined to breathe fresh air in the administration of football in Nigeria, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Monday released the membership of its Sub-Committees comprising Standing Committees and Ad-hoc Committees for the period 2020 to 2022. A closer look at the list of members of the new sub-committees  made available to journalists by NFF Director of ...

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AFCON 2021 qualifiers : Rohr picks Musa, Ekong, Etebo, 21 others for battles with Sierra Leone

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has called up Captain Ahmed Musa, defender William Ekong, midfield enforcer Oghenekaro Etebo and 21 others for next month’s 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying quick-fire double against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone. Defenders Kenneth Omeruo, Leon Balogun and Chidozie Awaziem, midfielder Alex Iwobi and forwards Moses Simon, Samuel Chukwueze and Chidera Ejuke are also ...

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