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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Nigeria Vs Zambia: President Buhari, Saraki, Akpabio, Dalung Others Heads To Uyo

Nigeria Vs Zambia: President Buhari, Saraki, Akpabio, Dalung Others Heads To Uyo

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola will represent President Muhammadu Buhari at Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying showdown between Nigeria and Zambia in Uyo. Thenff.com discloses on Friday that Fashola will fly into the Akwa Ibom State capital on Saturday. Top officials have also confirmed that President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Minister of Youth and Sports, Barr. Solomon Dalung and the Chairmen of the Senate and House Committees…

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VINCENT ENYEAMA IS FREE TO RETURN TO SUPER EAGLES CAMP- NFF

VINCENT ENYEAMA IS FREE TO RETURN TO SUPER EAGLES CAMP- NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has said that former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, is free to return to the national team. The football house was reacting to a recent statement from the Lille player, where he told coach Gernot Rohr that he is not ready to play for the Eagles, because he has issues with the NFF. In an interview with The Guardian, NFF spokesman Ademola Olajire, denied the federation had any problems with…

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SPORTS: CAF Election, Nigeria Throws Support Behind Issa Hayatou

SPORTS: CAF Election, Nigeria Throws Support Behind Issa Hayatou

The Federal Government has reiterated the resolution for Nigeria to throw its weight on the candidacy of Issa Hayatou for the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF). The presidency said that the decision was based on political, diplomatic and national interests. Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Barr Solomon Dalung, who made the disclosure during a media parley to announce the 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay billed to arrive Nigeria on April 4, 2017, in…

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