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Kelechi Iheanacho is in African Footballer of the Year shortlist; Included in Man City’s squad for Barca clash

Kelechi Iheanacho has been included on the 30 man shortlist for the African Footballer of the Year award. The honour confirms global recognition of a stunning 12 months with Manchester City , during which the 20-year-old has forced his way into the senior squad under Manuel Pellegrini and Pep Guardiola. …

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‘Operation Stop Algeria’ has commenced – NFF; Hails FG, Supersports, other sponsors

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has again praised the Federal Government and the Federation’s sponsors for the successful prosecution of Sunday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup African Qualifying Matchday 1 encounter against Zambia in Ndola. Two first –half goals by England –based Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho steered the three –time …

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Paul Bassey bags more FIFA, CAF appointments; Thanks the Almighty God

Highly –respected Nigerian football administrator, Mr. Paul Bassey has been handed more and even weightier duties by the world football –governing body, FIFA and the Confederation of African Football, CAF. The Sole Administrator of Akwa United FC, who was penultimate week appointed the Chairman of Sports Development Services in Akwa …

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2018 World Cup Race: Eagles land in Ndola, eye three points; Zambian President to watch match

The Nigerian delegation to Sunday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Zambia arrived in Ndola minutes after noon on Saturday. Nigeria’s Youth and Sports Minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung led the delegation, which included NFF President Amaju Pinnick, NFF vice presidents Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko, some members of the …

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