Pinnick hopeful over NFF finances

NIGERIA Football Federation(NFF) President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, is hopeful that the federation would soon turn the corner over its poor finances and announce a ground-breaking sponsorship package to cater for its programmes. Pinnick exclusively told The Nation the federation financial trouble would soon be a thing of the past by the time the package is

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‘Chelsea yet to replace Mikel’

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte says the club are yet to replace Nigeria captain, Mikel John Obi. Mikel left the London club in January to join Chinese outfit, Tianjin Teda after spending 11 years at Stamford Bridge. Speaking in his press conference ahead of this weekend’s FA Cup semifinal against Tottenham Hotspur, Conte revealed that Chelsea

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World mourns dead Calabar fans

Some of the World’s biggest football institutions have expressed grief over the death of about 30 football fans, who lost their lives, in the Nigerian south-southern city of Calabar on Thursday. World football governing body and Manchester United are among those who sympathized with Nigeria following the tragic event of Thursday night. The fans had

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