Euro 2016 finished on Sunday with Portugal emerging as winners but Portugal's heroics diverted attention from the awards given at the end of the tournament. Here's a list of awards at the just concluded Euro 2016 Championship in France.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino and the Secretary General, Ms Fatma Samoura will arrive Nigeria in a fortnight on a two-day working visit will be in Nigeria, where he will meet senior football leaders from across Africa, the Nigeria Football Federation announced on Monday.Infantino, elected in February this year, will be accompanied by new
SERENA Williams has beaten Angelique Kerber of Germany and secured her 22nd Grand Slam title – making history by drawing her level with Steffi Graf as the joint-most successful women in tennis in the Open Era.The Royal Box was once again packed full with a galaxy of stars who have turned out for the prestigious occasion and the
Ex-Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, is expecting the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to pay him and his assistant, Francois Loscuito their outstanding wages without litigation.Oliseh resigned as Eagles coach on February 26 over unpaid wages and several clashes with the NFF, media and fans after Nigeria’s early exit from the African Nations
Portugal last night won the first major trophy in their history trouncing host France 1-0 in the final of the Euro 2016 Cup.The match went into extra time after a goaless 90 minutes, but Eder proved to be the hero with a 109th-minute winner to stun the host at the Stade de France.The first sight of goal went the way of Portugal after just five
Ex-Nigeria handler, Sunday Oliseh is expecting the Nigeria Football Federation to pay him and Francois Loscuito their outstanding debts without litigation.The former Super Eagles captain resigned as coach of the country’s senior national team on February 26, 2016 over unpaid wages plus series of battle with the NFF, media and fans owing to
FIFA said it has reduced the bans imposed on two senior officials, including a former Secretary-General, barred from participating in football-related activities following a corruption investigation.Former secretary-general Jerome Valcke was handed a 12-year ban, while another official, Chung Mong-joon, was given a six-year ban in a corruption