The FIFA Emergency Committee decided to suspend the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) with immediate effect, on account of government interference.
Article 13, par. 1 and article 17, par. 1 of the FIFA Statutes oblige member associations to manage their affairs independently and with no influence from third parties.
Germany reached their fourth consecutive World Cup semifinal after defender Mats Hummels’ first-half header gave the three-time winners a 1-0 victory over France at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana on Friday.
Centre back Hummels, who scored in Germany’s first group game but missed the last-16 win over Algeria due to illness,.....
Cameroon had issues with money. They shamefully lost three matches, conceding nine goals and scoring two.
Ghana took after them. They had issues with money. Their government was ashamed and disgraced Africa the more when they flew $3m cash to Brazil to meet the demands of their players. International media.....
Nigeria's national football team, Super Eagles, have qualified for the second round of the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Brazil despite their 3:2 defeat to Argentina in the match played at Estádio José Pinheiro Borba (Beira-Rio), Porto Alegre, on Wednesday.
Nigeria is the first African country to qualify for the.....
The Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated Bosnia-Hercegovina 1-0 in Brazil Saturday (all times GMT)
Bosnia-Hercegovina’s maiden appearance at a World Cup finals ended in disappointment as Peter Odemwingie’s goal condemned them to a 1-0 defeat by African champions Nigeria in Cuiaba and ensured they could not qualify for the second.....
The Super Eagles of Nigeria returned to the global stage to play out a goalless draw at a World Cup that had yielded goals in each of the preceding 12 encounters.
The result means Nigeria has now failed to win any of its last nine World Cup games, the last.....
Mario Balotelli came back to haunt England with the winning goal as Italy began their World Cup campaign with a 2-1 win over England in Manaus on Saturday.
Claudio Marchisio had given the Italians a 35th minute lead with a rasping low drive into the bottom corner but Daniel Sturridge.....
Chairman of Heartland FC of Owerri, Chief Fan Ndubuoke has been fired by Imo State Government in a surprise move that took fans of the club by surprise. Club sources disclosed yesterday that Ndubuoke who is still in hospital after a ghastly auto crash was informed of his sack on Monday......
Heartland Head Coach, Kelechi Emeteole has declared that the Naze Millionaires’ will keep working despite their recent run of good form in the Glo Premier League.
Speaking after the Naze War Lords overcame hard fighting Giwa FC, Emeteole disclosed that the delay in the appointment of a coach was largely.....
Ahead of FIFA’s May 10 deadline for the submission of final list of players selected to represent their countries at next month’s World Cup in Brazil, the Nigeria Football Federation Tuesday released a provisional list of 30 Super Eagles players for the mundial.
The list comprised of four goalkeepers. They.....
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