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Ambode, Udom, Pinnick Watch Aiteo Cup Final In Lagos

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode and the Akwa Ibom State governor, Mr Emmanuel Udom, the President of Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), MrAmaju Pinnick, among others were at the

Rohr Warns Against World Cup Pay Strike By Nigeria

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players that their performances at next year’s World Cup will be affected if there is any repeat of protests over pay and bonuses. At the last

Eagles May Play Seychelles In November, Says Amaju

The Super Eagles of Nigeria may not play the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers match against Seychelles in March, Nigeria Football Federation president, Amaju Pinnick said. Pinnick who is also the

Super Eagles Move Up In Latest FIFA Rankings

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved up three places in the latest ranking of football playing nations by FIFA and now occupy 41st position but remain in the fifth best team on the continent.

Zidane Wary Of ‘Complete’ Harry Kane

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane highlighted the threat posed by Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane as the English side travel to the European champions on Tuesday battling for top spot in

Indonesian Goalkeeper Dies After Mid-Game Collision

Indonesian football was in mourning on Monday after celebrated goalkeeper Choirul Huda died following an on-pitch collision with a team-mate. Huda, 38, a long-time regular for his hometown club

Tunisia Top FIFA Africa Rankings After 15 Years

Impressive World Cup qualifying form has lifted Tunisia back to the top of the FIFA Africa monthly rankings after 15 years. The “Carthage Eagles” last occupied first place in January

Losers Egypt Back In 2018 CHAN

Egypt will compete at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco, despite being eliminated in the qualifying competition two months ago. The Egyptians lost 4-2 on aggregate to

Italy Seeded For World Cup Play-Off Draw

Italy will be one of the four seeded teams in the draw for the European play-offs for next year’s World Cup after FIFA released their latest world rankings on Monday. Switzerland, Croatia