2019 Women’s World Cup: We are not owing Super Falcons says NFF

2019 Women’s World Cup: We are not owing Super Falcons says NFF

      The Nigeria Football Federation has flatly denied owing players and officials of the senior women national team, Super Falcons any money, in the wake of reports earlier on Sunday that the Falcons were refusing to leave their hotel at the World Cup in France over pay dispute with the Federation. “We have paid the players and officials the entitlements due them for the tournament and other outstanding bonuses and allowances were settled before the team arrived at the World Cup finals,” Shehu Dikko, NFF 2nd Vice President, told thenff.com….

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Dalung hails NIKE for women’s inclusion in new NFF contract

Dalung hails NIKE for women’s inclusion in new NFF contract

            Barrister Solomon Dalung has commended sportswear manufacturing giants NIKE for including women in the bonuses scheme in their newly extended 4-year contract signed with the Nigeria Football Federation in November 2018. The Minister of Youth and Sports gave the commendation at the NIKE UK office in London where he, alongside the NFF President Mr Amaju Pinnick and 2nd Vice President Shehu Dikko attended a pre-viewing and development strategy meeting with the sportswear manufacturers to take a final decision on the proposed National Teams’ new…

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NFF desperate to win 2019 AFCON 

NFF desperate to win 2019 AFCON 

    BY EDITOR   President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick has reiterated that preparing the Super Eagles adequately to win the Africa Cup of Nations title this summer is the major focus of the Federation for this year, while also making it clear that Nigeria is interested in putting up excellent performances in every competition she is involved in.   Pinnick, who is also 1st Vice President of the Confederation of African Football and President of the AFCON Organizing Committee, said at the weekend that a…

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NFF plans 10 friendlies for Falcons’ World Cup

NFF plans 10 friendlies for Falcons’ World Cup

BY EDITOR   Already, the Nigeria Football Federation has announced that the Falcons will have their final camping programme at the same Avita Hotel and Resort in Bad Tatzmannsdorf in Austria, where the Super Eagles stayed before flying to Russia to participate in last year’s FIFA World Cup finals.   On return from the invitational tournament in China, the Falcons will begin visa processing for Cyprus, where a 12 –Nation Invitational Tournament awaits between 25th February – 7thMarch.   Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Italy, North Korea, Mexico, Slovakia, South…

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