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Africa’s premier football business event, the Football Africa Forum (FAF) will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa on 30 November-1 December 2017

The Forum will adopt the “African Football Development Charter”, which will promote broader commitment of people involved in the sport across the continent  The Forum aims to be Africa’s biggest football stakeholder knowledge sharing platform debating the future of football on the continent. The Forum will be a non-aligned gathering …

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Legendary Nigerian footballer Nwankwo Kanu launches N1 Billion Jackpot Lotto to support Kanu Heart Foundation

  Since its launch in 2000, KHF has helped not just people in Nigeria, but also paid for 538 children to be treated at facilities throughout the world  Legendary Nigerian footballer and philanthropist, Nwankwo Kanu, is launching the biggest lotto in Africa to raise funds for the Kanu Heart Foundation …

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Football remains critical tool for uniting Nigerians – Ambode …Unveils 22ft ‘Football Forever’ statue in Teslim Balogun Stadium, others

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday unveiled the ‘Football Forever’ statue at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, acknowledging that football remains the most popular sports that keep the nation united even in critical periods. The statue is a 22ft tall sculpture of four players, two aside, standing on an …

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Russia 2018 World Cup Qualifiers: President Buhari, Senate President Saraki, Speaker Dogara, Gov. Tambuwal congratulate victorious Super Eagles

  President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on their victory Saturday over the Chipolopolo of Zambia at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. The President, who described the hard-earned victory as “very sweet, soothing and a 57th Independence Anniversary gift to the nation,” applauded the …

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Former Lagos State governor, Senate President, to attend World Cup game in Uyo; Police Command assures adequate security

Mr. Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works, and Housing, will represent President Muhammadu Buhari at Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying showdown between Nigeria and Zambia in Uyo. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)’s spokesman made the reports to newsmen that Fashola would fly into Akwa Ibom on Saturday. He …

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