FIFA ban on Siasia: Our lawyers are studying the case says Coach’s associate 

FIFA ban on Siasia: Our lawyers are studying the case says Coach’s associate 

An Associate of former Super Eagles Coach Samson Siasia who was handed a life ban by FIFA for alleged bribery and match-fixing allegation, Prince Opukiri Jones-Ere has said the case has been referred to his lawyers. Briefing the newsmen on Saturday in Abuja, Opukiri said the lawyers will come out on their reactions after studying the matter adding that he will brief the press by next week. According to him, the matter is a legal issue and the lawyers have advised him not to make any statement until they have…

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Taekwondo Federation unveils final team for All African Games

Taekwondo Federation unveils final team for All African Games

    The Federation has released the final list of the sixteen athletes that will represent Nigeria at the Taekwondo event of the forthcoming All African Games. Captaining the Male National Team will be All African Games Veteran, Sunday Onofe, who will be competing in the male middle weight -87kg category. Other members of the male team are: Arinola Abdullateef [male fin -54kg], Abdulfathi Sanusi [male fly -58kg], Ifeoluwa Ajayi [male bantam -63kg], Shola Olowookere [male feather -68kg]; Bright Paul Kolade [male light -74kg], Peter Itiku [male welter -80kg], and…

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Buhari charges Team Nigeria to win African Games, compete clean .Olusade, Gumel, Yakmut promise successful participation

Buhari charges Team Nigeria to win African Games, compete clean .Olusade, Gumel, Yakmut promise successful participation

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Team Nigeria to work hard and and put in their utmost best to emerge overall winner of the 12th African Games starting on August 19, 2019 in Rabat, Morocco. The President represented by Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha  made the call yesterday in Abuja at the handing over of Team Nigeria to the African Games to the Nigerian Olympic committee (NOC). He however stressed the need for the athletes to compete clean and fair without any form of doping infractions…

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Rohr invites Iheanacho, Ebuehi, goalkeeper Okoye, 20 others for Ukraine friendly

Rohr invites Iheanacho, Ebuehi, goalkeeper Okoye, 20 others for Ukraine friendly

    Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has called up 23 players for the Super Eagles’ international friendly with the Senior National Team of Ukraine scheduled for Dnipro Arena on Tuesday, 10thSeptember, with Saudi Arabia-based Skipper Ahmed Musa at the head of the roster. Tyronne Ebuehi, who missed the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals where Nigeria won bronze due to injury, has been recalled after recovering from injury, and Oluwasemilogo Ajayi Kelechi Iheanacho, cut from the roster just before the AFCON, have been told to fly to Ukraine. England –based…

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Eaglets begin camping in Abuja for Brazil 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup 

Eaglets begin camping in Abuja for Brazil 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup 

  Golden Eaglets’ Chief Coach Manu Garba Five –time champions Nigeria have kick-started their camping programme for the ofinals taking place in Brazil 26th October – 17thNovember 2019. The Golden Eaglets picked a ticket to the championship after finishing among the top four teams at the Africa U17 Cup of Nations held in Tanzania in April this year. Head Coach Manu Garba has called up 52 players who have been instructed to arrive at the Serob Legacy Hotel, Abuja on Tuesday, 13th August 2019. Manu Garba was head coach of the squad…

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Rohr invites 23 Eagles for Ukraine friendly as Ebuehi returns

Rohr invites 23 Eagles for Ukraine friendly as Ebuehi returns

  Super Eagles’ Coach Gernot Rohr has told SportingLife exclusively that 23 players will be invited for the International friendly away to Ukraine in Kiev on September 10 this year. “Like I told you (SportingLife) I have submitted my team list for the Ukraine friendly to the NFF on Thursday. I have 23 players that will prosecute the match”, Rohr managed to squeeze out little information about the friendly match. It was also scooped that Super Eagles and Benfica of Portugal right back Tyronne Ebuehi is set to return to…

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FCT FA Felicitates With NFF Secretary General Sanusi On Chieftaincy Title

FCT FA Felicitates With NFF Secretary General Sanusi On Chieftaincy Title

Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Football Association  has congratulated the Secretary General of Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi on his turbarning as Danmasani of Wajeke, Wammako, Sokoto state. Dr. Sanusi was turbaned on the day Eid el Kabir in Sokoto for his contributions to grassroots football development in Kebbi State. Speaking on Monday on behalf of the Association, the secretary general of the FCT FA, Haruna Usman Ilerika congratulated NFF Secretary General, Dr. Sanusi Mohammed  on his chieftaincy title as the Danamasani of Wajeke, Wammako, Sokoto State. On his part,…

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FCT Golf Chairman Oladapo Felicitates With Muslims At Eid Mubarak

FCT Golf Chairman Oladapo Felicitates With Muslims At Eid Mubarak

            FCT Golf Association Chairman, Engr. Oladapo Olaide Mohammed, has congratulated Muslims across the world as they celebrate Eid Mubarak today. Oladapo rejoiced with Muslim particularly his board members, stakeholders who stood by him to achieve unprecedented feat in the association over the years and enjoined them to remain steadfast in their prayers to Almighty Allah to intervene in the country’s challenges. “On behalf of my family and Association, Happy Eid Mubarak to all the Muslim brothers and sisters all over the world May Allah…

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Rohr hails Iwobi”s move to Everton

Rohr hails Iwobi”s move to Everton

    Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser has thrown weight behind the transfer of Eagles” talented striker Alex Iwobi from Arsenal now to Everton. The transfer news however shocked many fans of the young Nigerian player who had been with the North London club for 15 years since joining the team at the age of 7. Iwobii was perceived to be a true Arsenal player inside out and has performed well for the club a reason why some fans were shocked that he was sold by the club. But Iwobi’s Coach…

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Rohr denies having DR Congo’s negotiations talks

Rohr denies having DR Congo’s negotiations talks

  Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has bluntly denied having negotiation talks with Democratic Republic of Congo as regards handling their senior national football team popularly known as Leopards. He disclosed exclusively to SportingLife from France yesterday that he would not do so when still having an existing contract with the Super Eagles of Nigeria. He however expressed happiness and humbled that some countries in Africa are showing interest in him which according to him testified to the good works he has done so far with the Super Eagles….

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