The ethics watchdog of scandal-tainted FIFA was locked in talks on Wednesday to decide the fate of world football president Sepp Blatter as attacks on the veteran sports baron mounted.
The ethics committee tribunal was also to decide whether to take action against UEFA leader Michael Platini and former FIFA.....
Euro 2016 qualifying tables ahead of Thursday’s matches:
Czech Republic 8 6 1 1 16 10 19 — qualified
Bosnia-Herzegovina 8 3 2 3 12 10 11
San Marino 8 0 1 7 1 27 1
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has fined Nigeria 5,000 Dollars for fans misconduct during its first leg 2017 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier match on June 13.
The decision of the continent’s football governing body was released on its website in Abuja on Tuesday. It said that the.....
Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner has been banned for life from all football-related activity, the adjudicatory chamber of the Ethics Committee of the sport’s world governing body said on Tuesday.
The former Caribbean federation president “was found to have committed many and various acts of misconduct continuously and repeatedly during.....
Troubled Bayelsa United beat Heartland 3-1 in a rescheduled Nigeria premier league match on Monday after the original fixture was moved due to heavy rain.
However, despite the home win Bayelsa remain rooted at the basement of the league table with 29 points from 31 matches.
Heartland are 10th on.....
Nigeria’s Super Star John Mikel Obi welcomed twins some four hours ago. Mikel on his Facebook page wrote “My whole world in my arms Welcome to the world my angels. Vanguard.....
Nigeria has retained 53rd position in the latest FIFA global rankings released on Thursday. Super Eagles will tackle Tanzania on Saturday for 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier .
Algeria leads the continent at 19th position, followed by Cote d’Ivore at 21, Ghana at 27. Tunisia (33), Senegal (38), Congo (42),.....
Lionel Messi has been voted #UEFA BestPlayer in Europe for the year 2014/205
Lionel Messi was Thursday voted UEFA‘s best player in Europe for 2014-2015 ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suarez.
The Argentina star, who won the Champions League, Spain’s La Liga and Spanish Cup with Barcelona, claimed the award.....
In a letter dated 14th August 2015 and signed by FIFA Secretary General, Jerome Valcke, the world body wrote: “We are very pleased to inform you that you have been appointed as a member of the Organizing Committee for the FIFA U-20 World Cup. Please accept our sincere congratulations on.....
The Confederation of African Football Executive Committee have renamed six of their continental competitions.
The competitions affected are as follows: the Africa Women Cup of Nations (formerly African Women’s Championship); Africa U-23 Cup of Nations (formerly African U-23 Championship); Africa U-20 Cup of Nations (formerly African Youth Championship);
Shooting Stars FC on Monday recorded their first away victory of the season in the Nigeria Premier League as they stunned Heartland FC 1-3 at the Rojenny Stadium in Anambra.
It turned out to be a blessing in disguise for Shooting Stars, who now return to their base unscathed after.....
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Nigeria to face hosts Chile, USA, Croatia FIFA U-17 champions, the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria, have been drawn in Group A of the 2015 U-17 World Cup.
The draw, held on Thursday evening in Santiago, placed Nigeria alongside host country Chile, USA, and Croatia.
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