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NFF officials can’t influence my selection, insists Rohr

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has said he would not allow officials of the Nigeria Football Federation to influence the choice of players to be invited to the national team. He said this on Tuesday while responding to questions concerning the new conditions to be included in his contract. NFF president, Amaju Pinnick, had on Monday… Read More »

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Dangote to repair Abuja Stadium

The football pitch of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium will get a major facelift with the implementation of the Adopt-A-Pitch Campaign by the ministry of youth and sports. The youth and sports minister, Sunday Dare, announced on his social media platform that Dangote Industries owned by billionaire Alhaji Aliko Dangote was partnering the ministry in… Read More »

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Liverpool FC lead top European rankings for the first time in history

Liverpool have moved ahead of Barcelona and Man City to lead the list for the first time since its inception in 2007, having made remarkable progress under Jurgen Klopp. Upon Klopp’s arrival in 2015, Liverpool were considered 27th in Europe and moved into the top five for the first time in April, but victory in the Champions League final and… Read More »

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Football: ‘I’m ready for fresh start’ – Amuneke

Former Nigeria International, Emmanuel Amuneke, has announced that he is open to new job offers. This is coming barely four months after he left his role as coach of Tanzania by mutual consent. The 1994 African Footballer of the Year, who had previously managed his Nigeria’s U-17 team and Sudanese club SC Khartoum, is now seeking… Read More »

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What I want from my next club – Mourinho

Former Chelsea and Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has disclosed that he wants a club where he can ‘play to win’. Mourinho, who was sacked at Manchester United in December 2018, has been recently linked with Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur. The Portuguese gaffer is still based in London as he eyes a return to football… Read More »

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Chelsea right-back to play for Nigeria

Chelsea right-back, Derrick Abu has decided to play for Nigeria. The defender confirmed he has pledged his international future to Nigeria, according to Allnigeriasoccer. He wanted to play for the Golden Eaglets at the ongoing 2019 FIFA Under 17 World Cup but failed to establish contact with the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, and coach Manu… Read More »