President Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick yesterday told SportingLife that Super Eagles players’ match appearance fees for their last friendly match will be paid after a meeting with the sport Minister next week in Abuja. Pinnick, who explained how the 500,000 dollars from FIFA in preparation for the two friendly matches played in
The Football Association have fined Manchester City £35,000 for failing to control their players during the 1-1 Premier League draw against Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium earlier this month. City accepted the charge last week, which related to their reaction after a second-half penalty was awarded against them, referee Michael Oliver booking Gael
Football star, Alexis Sanchez, has been linked in recent times with a move away from Arsenal and even his body language at the club suggests it could be a matter of 'when' rather than 'if' he'll leave the club, but he decided to take away all the frustration and madness at Arsenal and channel it into positive energy at his national side, Chile, stripping
Arsenal have denied they have approached Borussia Dortmund about appointing their manager Thomas Tuchel as a replacement for Arsene Wenger. The French manager’s contract expires at the end of the season but he has been offered a new two-year deal. Wenger, 67, says he will announce “very soon” whether he will stay after reaching a
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has dissociated itself from the failure of a plan to have Thursday’s international friendly between the Super Eagles and Teranga Lions of Senegal in London streamed live to interested Nigerians. NFF’s Director of Media and Communications, Ademola Olajire explained on Friday that the task of having the game put
When the Nigeria’s Super Eagles battle Senegal in today’s international friendly, only a pantry of 1400 will watch the encounter at the Hive. And The Hive, being a League 2 grounds, is not only far less expensive to hire than some of the bigger stadiums, it also has on-site training facilities, which make it a one-stop shop for travelling teams.
Confederation of African Football president Issa Hayatou will face a rare challenge on Thursday as he stands for an eighth term at the helm of the African game when CAF hold their Congress in the Ethiopian capital. Ahmad, a Madagascan government minister who uses a single name, will contest Thursday’s vote and is only the third challenger