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NFF to interview final four shortlisted coaches for Super Eagles on ministry’s orders

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) will be re-interviewing the candidates for the role of the Super Eagles manager on the orders of the federal ministry for youth and sports. According to sources, former Venezuela manager...
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Ex-Nigerian Internationals plot to present unified candidate ahead of NFF elections

Some ex-Nigerian internationals have decided to come together to present a candidate to contest for the presidency of the Nigerian Football Association. Their decision was announced earlier on Wednesday to local media along with a...

“Nigeria’s football is upside down” – Nigerian sports scientist says

Nigerians are still reeling from the missed opportunity to bag one of Africa’s tickets to the 2022 FIFA World Cup holding in Qatar later this year. There have been calls from many important figures for...
Sunday-Oliseh

NFF identify new coach for Super Eagles

Local media reports on Monday have claimed that the Nigerian Football Federation have identified a candidate for the role of Super Eagles manager, three months after the sack of Gernot Rohr. The 68-year-old German manager...
Amuneke

Amuneke is grateful for the Super Eagles appointment

Amuneke will be in charge when the Super Eagles take on the Black Stars of Ghana in March. All hands are on deck to ensure Nigeria do not miss the party to Qatar. The Super...
Jose Peseiro

Peseiro told he can take another job as Eguavoen waits on the wings

Augustine Eguavoen is still in line to be named the head coach of the Super Eagles permanently. Jose Peseiro was to take over as coach after the AFCON. The Super Eagles of Nigeria crashed out...
Jose Peseiro

Eguavoen pledges support to incoming Super Eagles boss Peseiro

Jose Peseiro is to resume work with the Super Eagles following their ouster from the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. The Portuguese coach became the new coach following the firing of Gernot Rohr last...
Iwobi 2022

Alex Iwobi states his preferred position with the Super Eagles

Alex Iwobi believes his best for the Super Eagles will come when played in his preferred role. The midfielder has appeared in only two games for the Super Eagles in Cameroon. The group stage of...
Eguavoen

NFF mull over offering Eguavoen permanent Super Eagles job

The Africa Cup of Nations has been replete with its fair share of upsets. Defending champions have packed their bags and left the AFCON after just one goal and a draw in the competition....
Musa

Nigeria name Musa, Ndidi, Osimhen, 25 others in 28-man final list for AFCON 2021

Head Coach Augustine Eguavoen has named his 28-final list of the Super Eagles of Nigeria for the 33rd AFCON taking place in Cameroon 9th January – 6th February 2022, with Captain Ahmed Musa, midfield...
Mourinho

NFF reportedly spoke with Jose Mourinho about Super Eagles boss

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) see Jose Mourinho as a target for the next Super Eagles boss. NFF president Amaju Pinnick claims to have spoken with the Portuguese about taking the job. The Super Eagles of...

2022 Qatar WCQ: Morocco to host Liberia versus Nigeria clash

Liberian Football Association (LFA) has seen another inspection of CAF on its National Stadium suffer the disapproval to host the FIFA 2022 World Cup Qualifiers. And as such, the football association on Friday announced Tangier...

Salisu Yusuff returns as Super Eagles’ assistant coach

Former Kano Pillars and Enugu Rangers head coach, Coach Salisu Yusuff, has been reinstated by the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as the assistant coach of the Super Eagles and the...
Pinnick Reveals His Sleepless Night Saga Since Super Eagles Loss To CAR

Pinnick Reveals Sleepless Night Ordeal Since Super Eagles Loss To CAR

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president and FIFA Council member, Amaju Pinnick has disclosed that he has found it difficult to sleep after the Super Eagles loss to the Central Africa Republic (CAR) in a...
Super Eagles Loss To CAR Is A Wake Up Call - NFF

Super Eagles Loss To CAR Is A Wake Up Call – NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has backed the Super Eagles to bounce back from their shocking defeat to the lowly-rated Central African Republic (CAR) in a 2022 World Cup Qualifier. A 90th-minute goal from...
2022 WCQ Rohr Reacts To Unpaid Salaries CAR Game

2022 WCQ: Rohr Reacts To Unpaid Salaries, CAR Game

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr says he's not worried about his unpaid salaries but want to remain focused on the game against Central Africa Republic in today's 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.Recall that the...
Nigeria vs CAR NFF receive permission to admit 5,000 fans

Nigeria vs CAR: NFF receive permission to admit 5,000 fans

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have now been permitted by the Confederation of African Football (CAF)  to admit only 5,000 fans, for the Super Eagles’ World Cup qualifier against the Central African Republic on...
NFF mourn Former Super Eagles Media Officer Benjamin Alaiya

NFF mourn Former Super Eagles Media Officer Benjamin Alaiya

The Nigeria Football Federation has expressed shock and sadness over the death on Tuesday night of leading journalist and former Media Officer of the Super Eagles, Benjamin Alaiya. Alaiya, Media Officer of the Super Eagles...
NFF ban visitors from entering Super Eagles’ Eko Hotel camp

NFF ban visitors from entering Super Eagles’ Eko Hotel camp

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has barred anybody without genuine business with the Super Eagles from the team’s Eko Hotel camp. Gernot Rohr and his men are camped in Eko Hotel ahead of the first...

NFF Settles Rohr, Super Eagles Players’ Match Bonuses, Salaries

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says they have paid all outstanding salaries and bonuses they are owing the Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr and players.Confirming this piece of information via his official Twitter handle,...
Bonus Row Won’t Stop S’Eagles From Qualifying For Qatar World Cup – NFF

Bonus Row Won’t Stop S’Eagles From Qualifying For Qatar World Cup – NFF

A top source in the Nigeria Football Federation has assured that the Super Eagles will leave no stone unturned in their quest to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup despite reports of bonus...
Former NFF President Dominic Oneya Dies @ 73

Former NFF President Dominic Oneya Dies @ 73

Former Chairman of then Nigeria Football Association, Brigadier-General Dominic Obukadata Oneya (rtd) had died at the age of 73. General Secretary of the NFF, Dr Mohammed Sanusi, who broke the sad news, said he was...
NFF Finally Pays S’Eagles Two Outstanding Match Bonuses

NFF Finally Pays S’Eagles Two Outstanding Match Bonuses

Players of the Super Eagles have reportedly received two of the outstanding bonuses owed them during the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers by Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The core of the players invited for the...

Pinnick Promises To Pay S’Eagles Players And Coaches Owed Bonuses

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has promised that the Federation is doing everything possible to pay the Super Eagles and their coaches their bonuses and allowances. The players are yet to receive...

Gernot Rohr In Salary Tussle With The NFF Again

The head coach of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr has not received his wages for the last six months from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Veteran sports journalist, Osasu Obayiwana made this revelation on his...

Pinnick Inaugurates NFF Technical And Development Committee

Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Melvin Pinnick, on Tuesday, inaugurated the football governing body’s Technical and Development Committee. The FIFA Council member charged the members to constantly dig deep into their pouch of quality knowledge...

Players Of Nigerian Descent: Sheyi Ojo, Eze On NFF Primary List

Alex Iwobi is excited with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for its move to get players of Nigerian descent to the Super Eagles. The Nigerian international said this during an interview on Nedum Onuoha’s podcast,...

Ex-NFF Technical Director Kashimawo Laloko Is Dead

Former Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Technical Director Kashimawo Laloko has reportedly died.   According to The PUNCH, Laloko’s death was confirmed by his son, Adewale, late Sunday night.   Adewale revealed that the 76-year-old...
Amaju Pinnick Biography

Amaju Pinnick Biography, House, Wife, Salary, Age, Net Worth

I know if I said what I want to say now about Amaju Melvin Pinnick, some people may think I’m his apologist. Just so we are clear, I’m NOT! But I’m going to say...
How to join Nigeria Football Federation

How to join Nigeria Football Federation: The A-Z Guide

Think football and you think unity among people. Football is a universal game that is played, loved and watched by millions of people around the globe, not leaving Nigeria out of it. However, it...

NFF Mourn Death Of Former-Boss John Obakpolor

The Nigeria Football Federation have announced the death of its former chairman Group Captain John Obakpolor (rtd.) late on Monday night on its Twitter handle. Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports, as well as...

Pinnick Gives Name Of FIFA Confirmed Players For Nigeria Switch

Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick has confirmed been aware of Reading midfielder Ovie Ejaria as the only player cleared so far by FIFA to switch allegiance to Nigeria. Last week, there were reports in...

Pinnick Gives Reason For Owing Rohr Five Months Salary

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has given reasons for the body’s failure to pay salaries of the Super Eagles’ coaches. The coronavirus pandemic and the financial challenges the public health crises brought...

COVID-19 Kills NFF Board Member, Emmanuel Ibah

A member of the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr Emmanuel Ibah, is dead. Ibah died from COVID-19-related complications at the age of 61. His death was announced  on Tuesday by the NFF...
NFF Wickedness Sunday Dare

NFF Expose Acts Of Wickedness By Sports Minister Sunday Dare

A showdown has seemingly begun between the Nigeria Football Federation and Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, following his declaration that he would overhaul the Super Eagles and also restructure the administrative architecture of the football...
Why Eguavoen Sign NFF Job Contract Papers

Why Eguavoen Has Failed To Sign NFF Job Contract Papers?

Former Super Eagles coach Austin Eguavoen has revealed that he is yet to append his signature on the contract papers for his newly appointed technical director of the Nigeria football federation role. In an interview...
Mali Angry With Eguavoen NFF Job

Mali Angry With Eguavoen For Choosing NFF Job Over Theirs

Former Nigeria international Augustine Eguavoen has hailed his appointment as the Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation. The ex-Super Eagles captain and coach also revealed that he had only recently been named as the...
NFF Appoints Former Super Eagles Players Sub-Committee Members

NFF Appoints Former Super Eagles Players As Sub-Committee Members

The Nigeria Football Federation has appointed former Super Eagles players as members of its various sub-committees. Former Inter Milan defender, Taribo West; Etim Esin; Friday Ekpo; President Players Union, Tijani Babangida; Patrick Pascal; former African...
NFF Induct Appointed Coaches

NFF Induct Newly Appointed Coaches Ladan Bosso, Fatai Amoo, Others

The Nigeria Football Federation on Tuesday inducted recently appointed coaches of the various National Teams. Present at the occasion were President of the football federation Amaju Melvin Pinnick, who was represented by the Chairman...
NFF November Date NPFL Kickoff

NFF Endorse November Date For NPFL, Other Leagues’ Kickoff

Nigeria Football Federation yesterday endorsed the League Management Company’s plan to fix the calendar of the Nigerian Professional Football League any time from November 15, 2020, and end it in June 2021. The NFF also...
Eguavoen Takes NFF Job Amunike Rejected

Eguavoen Takes Over NFF Job Emmanuel Amunike Rejected

Former Super Eagles coach Austin Eguavoen will now replace Bitrus Bewarang as the Technical Director of Nigeria Football Federation. Nigeria Football Federation’s Sunday Dankaro Secretariat revealed that the Edo state born coach was due in...

Former NFF Sec-Gen Herbert Omokhaye Dies At 87

Former Nigeria Football Association Secretary-General Mr. Herbert Omokhaye has reportedly died on Wednesday morning at the age of 87. According to Brila, Omokhaye died two months to his 88th birthday. The NFF chief, who served...

CAF Boss Ahmad Involved In New Plot To Stop NFF Boss Pinnick From Returning

If the plots against the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, sees the light of the day, the Delta State-born administrator may not secure a return to the Confederation of African...

FBI, Interpol Have Been Invited To Fight NFF Corruption War

The fight against corruption in Nigeria football has now been taking to both the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Interpol by the Players Union. In a statement signed by NANF’s Harrison Jalla, the union...

NFF Announce All Age Grade Coaches And Their Crew: See Full List

The Nigeria Football Federation  (NFF) has revealed Isah Ladan Bosso and Fatai Amoo are now head coaches of the Flying Eagles and Golden Eaglets respectively and also the appointments of new technical crews for...

Rivers Utd Drag NFF, LMC To CAS Over Points-Per-Game Decision

Rivers United have declared they would head to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to challenge the final Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) positions approved by the League Management Company (LMC) and ratified...

NFF To Make Emmanuel Amunike Technical Director

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has begun talks with former Under-17 World Cup-winning coach, Emmanuel Amunike, about the position of Technical Director. Sources claim that the NFF has approached the Super Eagles winger, who is presently...

NFF List Beneficiaries of $2m Covid-19 Relief Fund

The Nigeria Football Federation has given a breakdown of the planned distribution of monies received by from FIFA, CAF and sponsors. Following the devastating effects of the coronavirus pandemic, these funds are meant to serve...

Nigeria Football Association Appoint Obinna Ogba As NNL New Boss

Chairman Senate committee on sports, Senator Obinna Ogba has been appointed as the new Chairman of the 2nd tier Nigeria National League . According to a reliable source from the Nigeria Football Federation , the...

Odegbami Speaks On Plans To Takeover From Amaju Pinnick

Former captain of the then Green Eagles Chief Segun Odegbami has in an interview spoken on his ambition to once again contest for the president of the Nigeria Football Federation. The ex- IICC Shooting Stars...