Nigeria To Get Over $12M From FIFA For Qualifying For Russia 2018 World Cup

Nigeria To Get Over $12M From FIFA For Qualifying For Russia 2018 World Cup

Nigeria will be paid a total of $12.5 million by FIFA for qualifying for Russia 2018 with $2.5 million of this amount paid for the Eagles to prepare adequately for the football showpiece. They will earn more cash should they reach the knockout rounds of the tournament as they have done in 1994 and 2014. Nigeria have so far used a total of 37 players for the qualifying tournament for Russia 2018 and they are…

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Nigeria Vs Zambia: Why FIFA May Punish NFF

Nigeria Vs Zambia: Why FIFA May Punish NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is facing another FIFA rap, after five people were confirmed dead and many others sustained various degrees of injuries, following a stampede at the entrance of Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, on Saturday. The incident happened while football fans were trying to enter the stadium during the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia. They were allegedly beaten by soldiers at the gates with heavy sticks. Before the game in…

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Ronaldo Beats Messi In New FIFA Ratings [Full list]

Ronaldo Beats Messi In New FIFA Ratings [Full list]

The EA Sports have release their official player ratings for FIFA 18, with Real Madrid striker, Cristiano rated above his Barcelona rival, Lionel Messi. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo occupied the very top of the list, though it’s the Real Madrid man who tops the whole rating with a whopping overall ranking of 94 stats. In comparison, Messi is in second place with overall rating of 93 stats while PSG strike, Neymar is placed in…

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Jay Jay Okocha To Select FIFA Best Player

Jay Jay Okocha To Select FIFA Best Player

Former Super Eagles captain, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha, has been appointed on an 11-man panel, that will select the the 23-man shortlist for The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2017 award. This was confirmed by FIFA on their official website on Wednesday. Other football legends included are: Colombian icon Carlos Valderrama, Brazil 1994 and 2002 FIFA World Cup winner CAFU, Carles Puyol who won the 2010 World Cup with Spain, Japan’s Hidetoshi Nakata, Alex Frei of…

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SPORTS: Lionel Messi Banned For Four Matches – FIFA

SPORTS: Lionel Messi Banned For Four Matches – FIFA

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee – in application of articles 77 a) and 108 of the FIFA Disciplinary Code (FDC) – has reached a decision in relation to the case of Lionel Messi following an incident that occurred during the match between Argentina and Chile on 23 March 2017 as part of the qualifying competition for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. Lionel Messi has been found guilty of violating art. 57 of the FDC for…

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