The federal government has sacked the NIgeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick. The sack came after the elimination of the super eagles of Nigeria from the world cup. Although, the sack wasn't due to the group stage elimination but due to Supreme Court orders.
The current board of NFF are told to step down for Chris Giwa, whom the court announced to have won the election. This was contained in a statement from the office of the Minister for Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, which also asked Chris Giwa who was voted as President of the NFF in a congress that wasn’t recognized by FIFA to take over the running of football in Nigeria.
Portugal Friendly: Super Eagles Osimhen not faking injury – NFF
Super Eagles media officer Babafemi Raji has debunked reports flying around that Victor Osimhen deliberately pulled out of the team’s upcoming friendly against Portugal.Osimhen has come under heavy criticism after pulling out of the friendly as a result of injury.The forward also missed the Super Eagles' previous friendly against the Desert Foxes of Algeria last month.The 23-year-old was in action for 90 minutes in his Serie A club's 3-2 win against Udinese last wee...
U-17 WWC: Sports Minister, NFF officials welcome Flamingos back to Nigeria
Nigeria’s Flamingos returned to Abuja on Tuesday following their impressive performance at the just concluded 2022 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in India.Bankole Olowookere’s side finished in third place in the competition after edging out Philadelphia 3-2 on penalties.It was the country’s best ever finish in the history of the competition.The vice-president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Felix Anyansi-Agwu, led a number of senior officials of the body, inc...
New NFF boss, Gusau reveals plan for future, teams’ welfare
The new President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Ibrahim Gusau, is determined to run an inclusive administration, promising to also focus on players’ welfare.Amaju Melvin Pinnick succeeded Gusau as the new NFF helmsman on Friday in Benin City, Edo State, following a keenly contested election.The former chairman of the Zamfara State Sports Commission defeated Shehu Dikko, Seyi Akinwunmi, Abba Yola, and Peterside Idah in the contest.The 58-year-old will now...
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