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By editor On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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FIFA FINES NIGERIA $31,000 FOR PITCH INVASION DURING WORLD CUP QUALIFER

World soccer ruling body FIFA has slammed a fine of 30,000 Swiss Francs (N11,049,557) on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The fine was for crowd disorder during a World Cup qualifying match, which the More...

By Adewale ibrahim On Monday, April 18th, 2016
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CALL GIWA TO ORDER, OGUFERE TELLS MINISTER

Former President of West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Jonathan Ogufere , is not happy with the crisis rocking Nigerian football and has called on sports minister, Solomon Dalung to end it by calling Chris Giwa to More...

By editor On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
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WCUP HOSPITALITY EXEC RELEASED FROM JAIL IN BRAZIL

Ray Whelan, a longstanding director and project manager within the MATCH group, arrives at a police station after been arrested, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, July 7, 2014. Whelan, a senior executive More...

By editor On Monday, June 16th, 2014
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FIFA TO MODIFY GLT GUIDELINES

FIFA will change the guidelines on showing goal-line technology (GLT) replays at the World Cup to avoid the confusion which followed an incident in the match between France and Honduras. The GLT replays on TV and More...

By editor On Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
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FIFA REQUESTS FOR SOCIAL CHANGE IN RUSSIA INSPITE OF ‘ANTI-GAY’ COMMENTS BY 2018 CHIEF

Russia 2018 World Cup chief Alexey Sorokin has weighed into the argument over new ‘anti-gay’ laws in his country. (CNN) — Soccer’s world governing body expects the 2018 World Cup to be More...

By editor On Monday, June 24th, 2013
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NIGERIA 0-3 SPAIN: JORDI ALBA AND TORRES ENSURE WORLD CHAMPIONS TOP GROUP B

La Roja eased past the challenge of the Super Eagles with a comfortable victory over the African champions to set up a semi-final against Italy  <iframe width=”300″ height=”220″ More...

By editor On Saturday, June 22nd, 2013
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NIGERIA 1 – 2 URAGUAY: VETERAN FORLAN SMASHES HOME WINNER

The Internacional forward proved decisive as he guided la Celeste to a vital victory over the Super Eagles in his 100th appearance for the national team The veteran attacker all-but-sealed his country’s passage More...