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What Happened to the Centenary Games?

What Happened to the Centenary Games?

When Nigeria celebrated its centenary last year in grand style part of the icing on the cake was to be a convergence of athletes for the National Sports Festival, NSF, in Calabar towards the end of 2014. More than 12,000 athletes from each of Nigeria’s 36 states were expected at the 19th edition of the

NFF Mandates Keshi To Build Vibrant Team

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has expressed hope that returnee Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, will build a vibrant Super Eagles side that will return the Nigerian national team to the once envious heights of the past. In achieving this task, the NFF who unveiled Keshi on Tuesday has mandated him to ensure that the

No One Is Forcing Keshi On Us – Pinnick

Amaju Pinnick, President of the Nigeria Football Federation,NFF,on Sunday said that no one was forcing Stephen Keshi, the Super Eagles coach, on the football body. While stressing that he had been shocked by the insinuations that have trailed the Keshi saga, Pinnick denied claims that the NFF was deliberately delaying Keshi’s contract renewal until the

Okocha Wants NFF to Resolve Coach Saga

Austin Okocha,former Super Eagles skipper, has urged the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, to quickly resolve the issues surrounding the appointment of a new coach for the Super Eagles. While stressing that the country cannot afford to miss out of the forthcoming AFCON 2017 due to be hosted by Gabon,Okocha said Nigerians are eager to know

NFF General Secretary Resigns

The General Secretary of the Nigerian Football Federation, Musa Ahmadu has resigned. Amadu’s resignation is with immediate effect as was indicated in the letter addressed to the NFF president, Amaju Pinnick. The Ex-General Secretary appreciated the staff of the football glasshouse and the NFF, “for the singular honour of serving our great country in this

NFF, Keshi, Holding Nigeria to Ransom – Chukwu

Christian Chukwu, former Super Eagles coach, on Thursday, accused the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF and Stephen Keshi, Super Eagles coach, of holding Nigeria to ransom over the confusion that Keshi’s contract renewal has generated. While urging the NFF and Keshi to stop holding Nigerians to ransom, Chuckwu said the NFF has to arrive at a

FIFA Clears Switzerland Player Ukoh For Nigeria

The Federation of International Football Association, FIFA, has cleared a former Switzerland U-20 international, Steven Archibong Effiong Ukoh to represent Nigeria at full international level. The Nigeria Football Federation announced this on Thursday. The player, described as a versatile midfielder, was born on June 19, 1991 to Nigerian parents in Berne, Switzerland, and currently plays

New NPFL Season To Start Early 2015

There are indications that the Nigeria Professional Football league, NPFL, 2014/15 Season may kick off in March, 2015. This, the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, said was to allow the majority of clubs in the league to have access to cash from their state governments. Top officials said, now that the NFF congress has endorsed the

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