FIFA appoints Pinnick into Organising Committee for Competitions

World football –ruling body, FIFA, has named the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, into one of its most important committees – the Organising Committee for Competitions. Hitherto, the world body had different committees for organization of its several competitions, including the FIFA World Cup, FIFA Confederations Cup, FIFA Women’s World Cup,

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Abia Warriors continue good run, hit Katsina Utd 2-0

NPFL- Abia Warriors put up another commanding performance to beat newcomers Katsina United 2-0 and maintained their 100 per cent winning run in the 2016/17 Nigerian Professional Football League season in front of their home fans at the Umuahia Township Stadium Wednesday. Basking in the honours of getting the better of the defending champions, Enugu

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NFF reads referees the riot act

The Nigeria Football Federation has vowed to punish under-performing referees during the season, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. The Premier League got off to a disgraceful start on Saturday, with IfeanyiUbah abandoning their opening fixture against Kano Pillars in Kano. And the NFF Referees’ Committee chairman Ahmed Yusuf, who expressed his annoyance that some

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Hull want Emenike on loan

Vanguardngr– Emenike is out of favour with Turkish side Fenerbahce and Hull who are fighting relegation, are hopeful of getting Emenike to boost their chances. HULL CITY have enquired about a move for Fenerbahce’s former West Ham striker Emmanuel Emenike to boost their survival hopes. However, Fener boss Dick Advocaat is believed to be only

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