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Oliseh slams Tavecchio appointment

August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Former Nigeria international Sunday Oliseh has claimed Italian Football Federation’s decision to appoint Carlo Tavecchio as President is “a dark day for football”. The controversial Tavecchio caused upset during the election campaign which saw him...

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Ghana Commission not intimidated by FIFA

August 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Presidential Commission set up to investigate into Ghana’s disastrous World Cup campaign says they are not intimidated by FIFA’s letter to the GFA. FIFA has warned that a Commission to investigate the Ghana Football...

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SNAPSHOT: Nigeria and FIFA rankings

July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nigeria’s last-16 appearance at the World Cup helped them gain points on FIFA’s rankings, however, will the good times last? When football’s world organising body FIFA published the July rankings for member nations, I’m sure...

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FIFA lifts Nigeria suspension

July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The world governing body of football FIFA, have today lifted the suspension imposed on Nigeria for government interference. The suspension was imposed on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on 9 July 2014 because FIFA believed...

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Nigeria ban deadline extended

July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

FIFA have extended the deadline date for Nigeria’s ban to July 17th after nation wide strike by workers in the judiciary. The extension was granted due to the industrial action embarked on by the Judiciary...

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Nigeria suspended by FIFA

July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nigeria have been suspended from international football by the world’s football governing body, FIFA. The FIFA emergency committee has decided to suspend Nigeria following Government interference in football-related matters. It had been reported earlier this...

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FIFA warn government to reinstate NFF

July 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

FIFA have warned the Nigerian government to reinstate the Nigeria Football Federation. Nigeria’s government sacked the Nigeria Football Federation on Thursday and NFF president Aminu Maigari was arrested upon his return from the World Cup....

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Kanu: We called Keshi ‘Big Boss’

June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nigeria legend Kanu Nwankwo has revealed he and his former team-mates called the current Super Eagles handler, Stephen Keshi, ‘Big Boss’. The former Arsenal star played with Keshi at the beginning of his career with...

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The Super Eagles remain 44th in the world, FIFA rankings released on Thursday revealed, and many are asking, “why?” Nigeria fans have grown increasingly frustrated by the shabby position occupied by the Super Eagles on...

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Cape Verde lose appeal over World Cup expulsion

February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cape Verde have lost an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) over a Fifa ruling which barred them from the 2014 World Cup qualifying competition. The Blue Sharks were accused of fielding...

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