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NIGERIA FOOTBALL FEDERATION GETS 173 MILLION NAIRA FIFA GRANT FOR SUPER FALCONS

FIFA has warned the leadership of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) that the 480,000 dollars they paid for the World Cup preparation of the Super Falcons must be used strictly for that purpose and not to be diverted to a private purse. FIFA explained that the money paid would not cover costs incurred by the Nigeria […]

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SUPER FALCONS BATTLE THAILAND IN CYPRUS WOMEN’S CUP GAME TODAY

The Super Falcons will take on Thailand in the seventh-place classification match in the Cyprus International Women’s Cup at the Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium, Lanarca today.

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NEW FACTS ON LATE FOOTBALLER SALA’S PLANE CRASH EMERGE

New reports have emerged from the investigation into the crash of the plane carrying with Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala on board did not have a license for commercial flights.

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LEICESTER CITY SACK MANAGER AFTER CRYSTAL PALACE DEFEAT

Leicester City have sacked manager Claude Puel after last Saturday’s 4-1 home defeat to Crystal Palace.

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EDO GOVERNMENT THREATENS WITHDRAWAL OF BENDEL INSURANCE FROM NPFL

Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu has warned that Bendel Insurance of Benin City could withdraw from Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), if they continue to be plagued by what he called poor refereeing at their matches. Shuaibu who spoke against the backdrop of the Edo State-owned club’s 1-1 draw at home with Rivers […]

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NANTES THREATENS LEGAL ACTION OVER LATE SALA’S FIFTEEN MILLION POUNDS TRANSFER FEE

The tragedy of the plane crash that killed Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala has now entered an ugly aftermath as Premier League club, Cardiff City and French side Nantes threatened to go to court over his 15 million pounds transfer fee.

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FIFA LEADERSHIP OPTIMISTIC ABOUT 48-TEAM QATAR WORLD CUP

President of the World Football Governing Body, FIFA, Gianni Infantino has said he was “optimistic” about organising the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with 48 teams instead of 32 but warned that it would be “not easy”.

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FOOTBALL SUPERSTARS JOIN FIFA FOR FRANCE 2019 WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CAMPAIGN

Former Super Eagles striker, Osaze Peter Odemwingie and former Ghana midfielder, Michael Essien are part of a 23-strong FIFA Legends squad for a campaign to promote the France 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup and women’s football in general.

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Finally, UK police confirm Sala’s dead body

Police authorities have confirmed that the body recovered from the wreckage of a crashed plane is that of Cardiff City player Emiliano Sala.

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FRANCE SENDS CONFEDERATION OF AFRICAN FOOTBALL CHIEF TO INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT

France has extradited Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona, a member of Africa’s top footballing body to the International Criminal Court in The Hague where he faces war crimes charges.

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