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NFF Mourns As Kelechi ‘Caterpillar’ Emeteole Dies

The Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday expressed shock at news of the death of former Nigeria international player and one-time Head Coach of the Supersand Eagles, Kelechi Emeteole. He was 66. Emeteole, who won 17 caps for the Senior National Team (then known as Green Eagles) and scored four goals, between 1975 and 1977, died […]

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NFF Mourns As Lizzy Onyewenwa Passes On

The Nigeria Football Federation has expressed deep shock and grief following the demise of former NFF Head of Women’s Football, Mrs Lizzy Onyewenwa, who passed on Thursday, 15th June 2017. “This is a big shock to us all,” NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi said on Thursday afternoon. “The news hit us like a thunderbolt […]

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NFF Thumbs Up Aiteo As 27 Coaches Get Their Money

The Nigeria Football Federation has handed big kudos to its Official Optimum Partner, Aiteo Group, following the payment of the first batch of monies meant for the payment of salaries of Coaches of the National Teams in the N2.5billion, 5-Year partnership agreement with the foremost energy solution company. NFF 2nd Vice President/LMC chairman, Mallam Shehu […]

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DALUNG TO MEET NFF TECHNICAL COMMITTEE OVER SUPER EAGLES

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung is to hold an emergency meeting with the Technical Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation on Tuesday. The meeting will hold in the Minister’s conference room at the Federal Secretariat, Abuja at 2pm. This is coming on the heels of the Super Eagles 0-2 loss to […]

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Pinnick: NFF To Commission Six Mini Secretariats This Year

…Says Lagos State deserves pat on the back The Nigeria Football Federation will soon embark on a nationwide developmental project for the Football Associations of the various States, in the form of mini Secretariats, so says NFF President Amaju Pinnick. Pinnick, while speaking at the Lagos State Football Association’s Ekofootball Review Public Presentation on Wednesday, […]

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Nigeria, Morocco Football Authorities Sign Strategic Pact

The Nigeria Football Federation alongside the League Management Company have consummated a multi-faceted strategic agreement in general football development with the Football Federation and Premier League body of the Kingdom of Morocco. On Thursday, NFF President Amaju Pinnick and NFF 2nd Vice President/LMC Chairman Shehu Dikko put pen to paper on a memorandum of understanding […]

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NFF’s Sanusi Donates Trophies for NYSC Sports Competition

The General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi has donated three glittering trophies to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), FCT for its forthcoming sports competition. The week–long competition that will see football as the cynosure of all eyes, will start on Tuesday. Speaking at the presentation inside the Coordinator’s office at the […]

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Inspectors Declare Uyo Ready For Eagles, Bafana Match

A team of inspectors from the Nigeria Football Federation has declared the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo ready for next month’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying cracker between Nigeria and South Africa. Led by the Chairman of NFF Technical and Development Committee, Barrister Chris Green, the team expressed delight with the state of the […]

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NFF Confirms Corsica, Togo Friendlies For Eagles

The Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed that the Super Eagles will play two international friendly matches, against the Senior National Teams of Corsica and Togo respectively, before the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa in Uyo next month. Chief Coach Salisu Yusuf will lead a contingent of goalkeepers trainer Alloy Agu, home […]

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CAF-C License Coaching Course opens in Abuja

A two–week CAF C-License Coaching Course organized by the Nigeria Football Federation kicked off in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Monday. About 80 participants are taking part in the programme, which is the second CAF–endorsed coaching license course the NFF is organising in under two months. In March, a CAF B-License Coaching Course that […]

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Integrity: NFF Demands Total Compliance, Asks For Resignation Letters

The Nigeria Football Federation has moved to enforce earlier circulars it sent out to all its affiliate bodies in respect of football officials playing multiple roles that amount to conflicts of interest in the football space. In a letter dated 2nd May 2017 and signed by the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, the Federation unequivocally […]

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NFF, friends, associates felicitate with Sanusi at daughter’s wedding

The City of the Caliphate, Sokoto, was agog on Friday as the General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, gave out one of his daughters, Mardiyya, in marriage. Mardiyya formally became the wife of Abdulrahman Nata’ala Talba after a simple ceremony at the Muhammad Saad Abubakar III Mosque in the Guiwa Low Cost […]

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