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NFF bans, fines Super Eagles coach Yusuf for taking bribe

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The Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday said it had banned Super Eagles coach Salisu Yusuf for 12 months and fined him $5,000 (4,300 euros) for receiving cash from undercover journalists posing as agents. The NFF ethics and fair play committee found Yusuf guilty of accepting $1,000 after he was caught …

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I Want a Trophy with Eagles to Be Fulfilled – Ekong


Dependable Super Eagles defender, William Troost-Ekong, has said that will not be fulfilled as a footballer till he wins a major trophy with the Nigerian senior national team. The Udinese player who along with Leon Balogun formed Eagles’ famed ‘Oyinbo Wall’ insisted at the weekend that he was looking forward …

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Rohr: I rejected offers to remain as Eagles coach


Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, has revealed that he rejected lucrative offers from some countries after the 2018 World Cup in Russia to stay with the team, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The likes of Clemens Westerhof, Bora Mulitonovic and Lars Largerback all left unceremoniously after the Eagles’ exit at the previous …

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NFF investigates bribery allegation against Super Eagle’s Salisu Yusuf

Salisu Yusuf

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)  has launched an investigation into an allegation of bribery against Super Eagles coach Salisu Yusuf, a spokesman said on Friday. The coach was captured in a video receiving cash from investigative journalists posing as football agents who requested that two players be selected for a …

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FIFA threatens Nigeria with ban


FIFA President Gianni Infantino has stated in very clear terms that Nigeria risk being banned if the Nigeria Football Federation’s leadership, as recognized by the world football governing body, continues to be compromised. NFF president Amaju Pinnick is facing a challenge to his position from Christopher Giwa, who claims he …

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Onigbinde to Giwa board: Don’t be intimidated with FIFA ban


A former Nigeria coach, Adegboye Onigbinde has advised the new leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) under Ambassador Chris Giwa not to be intimidated with a FIFA ban on Nigeria in view of the latest developments, saying “even if there is a FIFA ban, we need it, it may …

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Nigeria risk wrath of FIFA over management

Fifa President, Gianni Infantino

Nigeria’s government on Monday ordered the country’s football association to comply with a court ruling about its leadership, a move that may open up a new confrontation with FIFA. The sports ministry directed the Nigeria Football Federation to comply with a Supreme Court judgment that overturned the election of NFF …

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Why Super Eagles performed the way they did at the World Cup –Bewarang

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The National Technical Director of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Bitrus Bewarang, has said it was unfortunate that the Nigerian system which thrives on adopting “a fire brigade approach to things” did not help the Super Eagles at the ongoing World Cup fiesta in Russia, noting, “we were supposed to prepare over a …

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Super Eagles depart Russia in trickles after World Cup exit


Following their ouster from the ongoing World Cup, the Super Eagles have left their Essentuki Camp not as a team, NEWSTIMES reports. The Spokesman of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Ademola Olajire, told NEWSTIMES that most of the players left Russia for their respective bases, where they have since re-united …

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