Insurance players on vacation as Super 8 begins (Punch)

Players and officials of Nigeria National League side Insurance of Benin are allegedly on holidays despite being directed by the Nigeria Football Federation to take part in the Super 8 playoffs, which began in Aba on Wednesday. It was learned…

‘Blame NFF for Flying Eagles, Supersand team’s defeat to Senegal’ (Guardian)

‘Blame NFF for Flying Eagles, Supersand team’s defeat to Senegal’ (Guardian) Veteran coach Godfery Esu is putting the blame of the two defeats suffered by Nigerian national teams at the hands of Senegal on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Nigeria’s…

Trust us, we promised change, brought huge change – Rotimi Amaechi (Vanguard) * Lagos 2019: Bode George expresses shock over Otedola’s endorsement of Sanwo-Olu (DailyPost)

Trust us, we promised change, brought huge change – Rotimi Amaechi (Vanguard) Similar to 2015 campaign period, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, had been in locked horns since the Independent National Electoral Commission,…

All eyes on officials as Enyimba battle Raja Casablanca in Aba Wednesday

All eyes will be on the match officials for today’s CAF Confederation Cup semifinal first leg match between Enyimba and Morocco’s Raja Casablanca in Aba. Enyimba need a convincing victory on their home soil to ease the pressure on them…

Pinnick calls for peace, reforms in Nigeria football (Tribune)

Re-elected President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick has called for peace and reforms amid rancour and discontentment in the country’s football. Pinnick amassed a total of 34 votes to beat Aminu Maigari, who came a distant second with…

Pinnick beats 3 contenders to reemerge as NFF president

Members of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have reelected Amaju Pinnick as president. According to the NFF official Twitter handle,  in the election held Thursday, Pinnick polled 34 votes to beat three other contestants to retain the seat. Alhaji Aminu Magari got…

Fans urge Victor Moses to reconsider international retirement (Punch)

Football fans in Ebonyi have urged Chelsea FC of England’s Victor Moses, to reconsider his retirement from the national team. Moses announced his international retirement from the Nigeria national football team August 15, much to the shock of anyone and…

AFCON: Foreign players to fly straight into Victoria (Independent)

Ikechukwu Ezenwa, the Enyimba of Aba goalkeeper, and members of the technical crew will be the only ones leaving Nigeria for Victoria, the capital of Seychelles, as the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has granted permission for foreign base players to…

No Supreme Court order on Pinnick —Keyamo (Vanguard)

Festus Keyamo, who is counsel to the President of the Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick has issued a ‘clear the air’ statement, debunking reports that there was a standing order of the Supreme Court that restrained his client from acting…

NFF thanks Presidency, Others for averting FIFA Ban (ThisDay)

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has expressed sincere appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari for the resolution of the federation’s leadership issue, which enabled Nigeria to avert suspension from international football on Monday. NFF President Amaju Pinnick, who spoke on behalf…

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