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LMC Announces Indefinite Postponement Of NPFL Resumption

The League Management Company (LMC) Monday announced an indefinite suspension of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) which was scheduled to resume from the World Cup break on Wednesday, July 18. A letter informing the clubs of the decision attributed the suspension of the league to prevailing adverse circumstances in the administration of football in […]

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‘Future Eagles’ Off To Algiers For African Youth Games

Players and officials of the U15 National Team, nicknamed Future Eagles, will arrive in Algiers on Monday, 16th July for the football event of the 3rd African Youth Games taking place in the Algerian capital 19th – 28th July 2018. Team Administrator, Adewale Adeyinka confirmed to thenff.com before the contingent departed from the Murtala Mohammed […]

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HISTORICAL ZONAL U-17 AFCON QUALIFIERS SET FOR TAKE OFF

The qualifiers for the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations will for the first time be played on a zonal basis (regional), to determine the seven teams to join host Tanzania for next year’s final tournament. The decision, one of the key elements among the resolutions of the first ever CAF African Football Symposium in July […]

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Why we want Fayemi back as Gov – “Ekiti Youths In Sports”

As the momentum gathers for next week’s governorship election in Ekiti State, youths in the state under the aegis ‘ Ekiti Youths In Sports’ have reiterated their desire to have a former governor of the state, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi win the election and return as the state’s governor. In a press release signed and […]

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GALANT SMART CITY F.C OF LAGOS FALL IN ENUGU TO RANGERS F.C

Rangers International F.C continued their build up for the remaining part of the 2017/2018 NPFL season with a hard fought 1-0 win over beaten finalist in this year’s Lagos state Aiteo cup, Smart City F.C in a practice match, Wednesday, inside the main bowl of Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium, Enugu. Teenage sensation, Ifeanyi Okoro was the […]

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Rangers F.C Intensify Training Ahead 2017/2018 NPFL Season Resumption

Ahead of the commencement of the remaining matches of the 2017/2018 NPFL season due to resume July 18, 2018, coaches and players of seven time Nigerian league champions, Rangers International F.C have intensified their training with a belief of finishing the season strongly. The coach Olugbenga Ogunbote tutored side had resumed training June 21 after […]

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NPFL 2017/18: Go Round FC To Resume July 2nd

Players and staff of Go Round FC will resume for the concluding part of the League season on Monday, July 2, 2018. Club Secretary, Emeka Olisamuni in a statement adds that training commences on the same day at 4pm. Players departed for the break occasioned by the World Cup shortly after their 1-0 win against […]

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Pinnick: Preparations For AFCON 2019 To Start Now…Says NFF Still Disappointed With World Cup Ouster

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Pinnick was still somewhat downcast on Wednesday, but he assured thenff.com that heartfelt disappointment over elimination from the FIFA World Cup finals has given way to fresh determination of ensuring qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The Super Eagles lost narrowly 1-2 to perennial bogey […]

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Ejidike Rues Super Eagles Exit….Calls For Early Preparations For Qatar 2022

With tongues wagging on the circumstances and officiating that led to the exit of the Nigerian Super Eagles at the on-going FIFA World Cup tagged Russia 2018, the Nigeria Pillar of Sports, Chief Donatus Agu Ejidike, J. P has hailed the players for their dedication and patriotism but called for fortification of the national team. […]

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Ekiti Footballers Rally Support For Fayemi Ahead 2018 Ekiti Guber Polls

Footballers and concerned stakeholders in Ekiti state have thrown their hats into the political arena of the state as it gathers pace for its long anticipated gubernatorial election slated for next month. It could be recalled that in recent times, politics and sports have intermarried, to the discontentment of concerned sports lovers as they alleged […]

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Super Eagles To Go Big To Avoid Going Home Early

Nigeria will give it her best shot when they tackle Argentina in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday to guarantee a fourth Round of 16 berth at the FIFA World Cup finals. Long before the contingent arrived in Saint Petersburg on Sunday evening, technical chiefs concerned themselves principally on what would be the best formation to establish […]

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NFF Rejoices With Ikeme On Keeper’s Gradual Recovery

The Nigeria Football Federation has expressed joy at news that Super Eagles’ goaltender Carl Ikeme has entered into complete remission from acute leukemia. This means he would now depart hospital as he begins journey to full recovery. NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi said in Saint Petersburg on Sunday that the Federation was delighted that […]

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