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Stephen Keshi loses wife to cancer

Former coach and captain of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi lost his wife of 33 years, Kate to cancer. She died in the United States, Wednesday after illness. A statement from Keshi’s representative, Emmanuel Ado, revealed that Mrs Kate Keshi, has been battling with cancer. “With gratitude to God, the …

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FIFA approves 12-year term limit for president

The Executive Committee of world football’s governing body, FIFA, Thursday, approved a programme of reforms which includes limiting the body’s president to a maximum of 12 years in office while also introducing, what it called ‘transparency of compensation’ for leading officials. In a statement, FIFA also confirmed it had been …

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U-17 World Cup: FIFA strips Nwakali of Bronze Boot, awards prize to Chukwueze; Eagles captain may keep his trophy — FIFA

World football governing body, FIFA has written Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), admitting that it erred in awarding the Nigerian captain, Kelechi Nwakali, the bronze boot, instead of his teammate, Samuel Chukwueze, who was the right choice. In a letter to the NFF Secretary General, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, and signed by …

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FIFA congratulates Enyimba on 7th NPFL title

Acting FIFA president Issa Hayatou has officially congratulated Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) side Enyimba FC of Aba for winning the 2014/2015 Nigeria Professional Football League(NPFL) title. The message was contained in a letter from the world football governing body to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and signed by Camerounian …

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