Category: Sports

CAF names Senegalese officials for Eagles, Squirrels clash

| November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Photo Credit: Cafonline The Confederation of African Football has picked Senegalese official Issa Sy as referee for next week’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Nigeria and Benin Republic in Uyo. Sy will be assisted by compatriots Nouha Bangoura (assistant referee 1), El Hadji Abdoul Aziz Gueye (assistant referee 2) and Fatou Thioune […]

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The Niche honours NFF president, Amaju Pinnick

| October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

A fast rising media outfit, The Niche, on Tuesday in Lagos bestowed the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, with the Excellence in Sports and Youth Development in Nigeria award. While acknowledging the efforts of the Amaju Pinnick –led NFF to reposition the game of football in Nigeria, the Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of […]

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Nigeria Football Federation dismiss corruption charges against officials

| October 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday dismissed charges of alleged corruption filed against its officials by the country’s federal government.  On Tuesday, the Special Presidential Investigative Panel (SPIP) filed a case against five NFF officials at the Federal High Court in Abuja. NFF president Amaju Pinnick was indicted alongside first vice-president Seyi Akinwunmi, second-vice president Shehu […]

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Nigeria: Sports Ministry Raises the Alarm Over Delay in Approving Budget for African Games

| October 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

With about three months to the commencement of the 2019 African Games in Morocco, the Sports Ministry is still in the dark following alleged delay by the Presidency in approving its budget for the Games. The Sports Ministry was said to have submitted its budget proposal for the African Games to the Presidency last year […]

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Nigeria Women Football League boss congratulates victorious Falconets

| October 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Nigeria Women Football League boss congratulates victorious Falconets The Chairperson of the Nigeria Women Football League, Aisha Falode, has, on behalf of the board the NWFL, congratulated the Nigeria U-20 Women’s football team, the Falconets. The Falconets won the gold medal on Thursday in the women’s football event of the African Games concluded in Morocco. […]

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