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Flamingoes land in Jordan

The delegation of Nigeria’s U17 Women National Team, Flamingoes, flew into Jordan on Tuesday morning aboard an Emirates Airline flight from Dubai. The contingent had flown out of Abuja aboard another Emirates Airline flight on Monday night. The 32 –member delegation comprising of 21 players, 9 officials, NFF Assistant Technical …

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Zidane: Barcelona worse off without Messi: “Their side is definitely different when he is not there.”

The Frenchman has said that the Catalans’ “side is definitely different” when they do not have the multiple-Ballon d’Or winning attacker to call upon Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane believes Barcelona could suffer in the absence of Lionel Messi, while he is relaxed over the form and fitness of his …

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FIFA appoints Grisha to handle Zambia, Nigeria match; Paul Bassey as security officer for Group E qualifier between Congo and Egypt

Football’s world ruling body, FIFA, has appointed Egyptian Ghead Grisha as referee for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Zambia’s Chipolopolo and Nigeria’s Super Eagles in Ndola on Sunday, 9th October 2016. Grisha, 40, has been a FIFA referee since 2008. He will be assisted by fellow Egyptians …

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LMC sanctions Abia Warriors, Sunshine Stars and Enyimba Masseur •Lists 12 Referees for exclusion from NPFL matches

Sunshine Stars and Abia Warriors have been sanctioned by the League Management Company (LMC) for disruptive behaviour of their fans in recent matches just as Enyimba’s Masseur, Mr. Ifeanyi Kalu was handed a one year ban from all activities of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) and his club fined …

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Super Eagles open camp for Tanzania; Rohr, Mikel Obi, others arrive Uyo (See full list of players)

Nigeria’s senior men’s squad, Super Eagles, will open camp in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom State on Monday for Saturday’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Tanzania. NFF Deputy General Secretary, Dr. Emmanuel Ikpeme arrived in the Akwa Ibom State capital on Friday as a one-man advance party, …

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