Daily Archives: June 5, 2019

Infantino re-elected as FIFA President, promises to invest in football

By Harry Awurumibe, Abuja. FIFA President, Gianni Infantino was re-elected to office at the body’s 69th Congress in Paris, France on Wednesday. He was re-elected by acclamation by FIFA’s 211 member associations as he was the only candidate for the position. He was first elected into office at an Extraordinary Congress in February 2016, following a meltdown that consumed Sepp ...

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International Friendly: Zimbabwe’s Warriors storm Nigeria tomorrow for Super Eagles

A 26 –man delegation of the senior national team of Zimbabwe, known as Warriors, will land in Nigeria on Thursday night aboard a South African Airways flight, ahead of Saturday’s pre-AFCON sendforth international friendly with the Super Eagles. Thenff.com learnt the Zimbabwe delegation will spend Thursday night in Lagos, and fly to Asaba on Friday morning. On Friday evening, the ...

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Women’s World Cup: FIFA formally welcomes Super Falcons to France

By Harry Awurumibe The world football governing body, FIFA this Wednesday formally welcomed African champions, Nigeria to the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals which will kick off in less than two day. In a session at their Hotel Mercure Reims Centre Cathedral, players and officially performed the ‘Welcome’ ritual and were taken through the rules of the game by ...

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