Tag: fifa

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 27, 2014

Nigeria is giving football world a headache – Issa Hayatou

by Ubong Nduonofit   On the back of Thursday’s court ruling, Nigeria football looks to be heading into a dark ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 30, 2014

@DejiGbenro on #NFFElections: The man who will be president

by Deji Adegbenro After one impeachment, two congresses the same day in the same city at different venues by different ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 9, 2014

Maigari-led NFF board yet to take over the office

by Olorunwa Lawal The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has written a letter to FIFA, intimating it of the latest development ...

YEditorSeptember 9, 2014

FIFA gets deadline over Giwa’s petition to CAS

by China Acheru World football ruling body, FIFA have received a deadline of noon on Tuesday, Swiss time to respond ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 8, 2014

Nigeria dodges FIFA axe as Chris Giwa ‘steps aside’

by Olorunwa Lawal Controversial Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Chris Giwa, has stepped aside as Chief executive of the football ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 8, 2014

Sepp Blatter wants to be FIFA life president

by Olorunwa Lawal FIFA president, Sepp Blatter, has said that he will be vying for his fifth term in office. ...

Isime EseneAugust 26, 2014

It gets worse: Maigari, 2 others picked up by the SSS in Abuja

by Isi Esene The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) President, Aminu Maigari was earlier today arrested by men of the State ...

SolaAugust 26, 2014

NFF President, Maigari tenders resignation letter (LOOK)

by S’ola Filani Alhaji Aminu Maigari has officially resigned as the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), with effect ...

ifrekeAugust 26, 2014

Finally, Maigari quits as NFF president

by Mark Bassey Alhaji Aminu Maigari has officially resigned from his position, as president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). ...

YEditorAugust 25, 2014

Brave Falconets go the distance, but fall at the final hurdle

by Mark Bassey Lena Petermann scored in the eighth minute of extra time to lead Germany to a 1-0 victory ...

ifrekeAugust 15, 2014

FIFA orders Maigari’s reinstatement as NFF president

by Mark Bassey The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA), has sent a letter to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), ...

oluwatobisoyomboAugust 4, 2014

“FIFA’s corruption sickens me, Blatter is a dictator” – Lineker is not holding back

by Mark Bassey Former England and Barcelona striker, Gary Lineker, has expressed his disgust and anger at the corruption within ...

SolaJuly 28, 2014

Messi in tax wahala

by Emmanuel Chidiogo    A Spanish judge has rejected a request by prosecutors to drop charges of tax fraud against ...

oluwatobisoyomboJuly 27, 2014

No bad blood: Maigari says he “wishes Nigeria football well”

by ‘Ifreke Inyang Alhaji Aminu Maigari, who was this week impeached as the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), ...

oluwatobisoyomboJuly 27, 2014

FIFA plan to introduce official player transfer prices

by ‘Ifreke Inyang The days of crazy transfer fees could soon be over in football, if FIFA and FIFPro get ...

oluwatobisoyomboJuly 25, 2014

Will Ozil, Podolski and Mertesacker might miss first league game? Wenger says yes

by Mark Bassey Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, has said that the trio of Mesut Ozil, Lukas Podolski and Per Mertesacker, ...

SolaJuly 24, 2014

Kelechi Iheanacho scores for Manchester City, but may not feature in the Premiere league [Details]

by Olorunwa Lawal   Golden Eaglets star, Kelechi Iheanacho, scored in an impressive appearance for Manchester City against Sporting Kansas City. ...

SolaJuly 24, 2014

Maigari shown the red card at the Glass House

by Olorunwa Lawal   Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) President, Aminu Maigari, has been impeached. Maigari was sacked on allegations of ...

oluwatobisoyomboJuly 24, 2014

Court of Arbitration has some good news on Suarez ban

by Mark Bassey New developments indicate Luis Suarez could see his four-month ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini reduced. The new ...

oluwatobisoyomboJuly 22, 2014

Is Enyeama quitting the Super Eagles for good? | Read his response

by Mark Bassey Super Eagles number one goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama, has rubbished reports that claimed he was close to quitting ...

oluwatobisoyomboJuly 18, 2014

NFF credits World Cup performance for Nigeria’s rise in FIFA rankings

by Mark Bassey The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has said that the Super Eagles have risen in the latest FIFA ...

oluwatobisoyomboJuly 12, 2014

Barcelona ‘convinced’ FIFA will reduce Suarez’s ban

by Mark Bassey Barcelona are seeking to have Luis Suarez’s ban reduced and the La Liga giants are “convinced” it ...

July 12, 2014

Nwachukwu Emmanuel: Nigeria and FIFA in yet another dance of shame (Y! FrontPage)

by Emmanuel Nwachukwu While FIFA forbids interference from government and it’s organs, it does not reject funding from those bodies. ...

writerJuly 10, 2014

Birds of a feather? Mike Tyson defends Luis ‘vampire’ Suarez

by Kolapo Olapoju Former heavyweight champion of the world, Mike Tyson has come to the defence of Luis Suarez after ...

oluwatobisoyomboJuly 10, 2014

“FIFA cannot intimidate Nigeria with this suspension” – Onigbinde

by Mark Bassey Festus Adegboye Onigbinde, who is a former FIFA Advisor and member of FIFA Study Group, has said ...

oluwatobisoyomboJuly 9, 2014

Just In: FIFA suspends NFF with immediate effect

by Mark Bassey The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has been suspended by the world football governing body FIFA, for government ...

July 5, 2014

Japheth Omojuwa: The Super Eagles and their allowances – Before you shoot at them (Y! FrontPage)

by Japheth Omojuwa Indicting players when issues of allowances come up with the national team will never solve the problem. ...

June 26, 2014

Opinion: Dear FIFA, please do not ban Luis Suarez

by Ogunsanwo Babajide Suarez’s brand marketing team knows that a ban from FIFA is on the way. This seems to ...

June 18, 2014

Where will you be watching the rest of the 2014 FIFA World Cup matches?

by Akintomiwa Agbaje     No soccer game compels as much attention and accolades as the World Cup.  But, the ...

April 13, 2014

Hello Nigeria, this is the hairstyle that’ll win us the World Cup (LOOK)

by Akan Ido As the FIFA World Cup in Brazil draws nearer Nigeria’s Super Eagles have started garnering all forms ...

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