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Atiku, Serving Govs, Ex-Govs Arrive Ibadan, As Makinde Unveils Lekan

Former Vice-President Abubakar Atiku, Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu and his Edo State counterpart, Governor Godwin Obaseki, as well as the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, will join the Governor of Oyo State, Engr Seyi Makinde, to officially unveil the remodelled Lekan Salami Sports Complex, Adamasingba, Ibadan, on […]

Lewandowski Beats Ronaldo, Messi To Win FIFA Best Player Award

Bayern Munich forward, Robert Lewandowski, has won the award for The Best FIFA Men’s Player of the Year for 2020. The Polish national team captain was named ahead of Barcelona and Juventus stars, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to win the coveted prize. He emerged the winner of the prize after he helped Bayern to […]

FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifiers Postponed To 2021

The qualifying matches for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 have been postponed to 2021. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Wednesday disclosed that the postponement was due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “With the aim of protecting the health and safety of all participants, FIFA and the AFC will […]

Coronavirus: 2020 Ballon D’Or Award Scrapped

The Ballon d’Or for the world’s best players will not be awarded in 2020 because of a “lack of sufficient fair conditions” created by the coronavirus pandemic. The prize has been awarded by France Football every year since 1956. Barcelona’s Lionel Messi won the men’s prize last year, with USA forward Megan Rapinoe claiming the […]

EXCLUSIVE: $500,000 FIFA funds not Covid 19 Palliative – Seyi

The First Vice President Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi has declared that the five hundred thousand dollars given to the federation by the world football governing body, the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) is not a Covid 19 palliative as insinuated by some Nigerian sports enthusiasts. Featuring on the BCOS TV Saturday morning […]

Prioritize Good Character Ability In Players’ Selection – Sanusi Charges

General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi has admonished the coaches of the u17 Women National Team, Flamingos, to place as much premium on good conduct, excellent character and level-headedness as on-field ability, in their final selection of players for the team. Sanusi gave this charge earlier today at the Glass House […]