Tag: Nigeria Football Federation

NFF appoints Salisu Yusuf as head coach of the Super Eagles

The Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation has approved the recommendation of its Technical and Development Sub-Committee for the appointment of Salisu Yusuf as the Head Coach of the Super Eagles B (otherwise known as CHAN team) as well as the U23 (Olympics) team. Yusuf, who was Head Coach[Read More…]

Nigeria Football Federation appoints Portuguese Jose Peseiro, as Super Eagles Head Coach

The Nigeria Football Federation has endorsed a proposal by its Technical and Development sub-committee for the appointment of Portuguese manager Jose Peseiro as the new head coach of the Super Eagles. His appointment follows the sacking of Gernot Rohr earlier this month. The executive committee of the NFF has, however,[Read More…]

Why we sacked Gernot Rohr as Super Eagles Coach – Amaju Pinnick

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has explained why the nation’s football governing body sacked Gernot Rohr as Super Eagles coach during an interview with Channels Television on Monday. Pinnick said the NFF took the decision as a proactive step to avert a disaster, “He (Rohr) happens to be[Read More…]

Just In: Amaju Pinnick Wins CAF Executive Committee Election

Nigeria Football Federation President has been elected into the powerful Confederation of African Football executive committee. Pinnick will represent the West Zone B after defeating Benin Republic’s Moucharafou Anjorin in Thursday’s election. Pinnick, who is a supporter of nrw CAF President Ahmad Ahmad, got 32 votes to Anjorin’s 17 to[Read More…]

African Women’s Champions Protest Refusal of Nigerian Govt To Pay Players

Nigeria’s women’s team have launched a sit-in protest in an Abuja hotel as they seek allowances and bonuses for winning the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The Super Falcons players clinched their eighth African title on Saturday with a 1-0 win over hosts Cameroon.[Read More…]

Mikel Obi Pays $4,000 As Brazil Hotel Holds Dream Team To Ransom Over Bills By Officials

In yet another fresh scandal, Chelsea star Mikel Obi has had to dole out $4,000 to ensure the Nigeria Olympic team caught their flight to Salvador after the hotel in Sao Paulo held the entire team to ransom over the bills incurred by additional officials. Organisers have insisted on a[Read More…]

NFF: We Never Said Le Guen Had Super Eagles’ job

  The Executive Committee of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Tuesday clarified the situation with regards to the recommendation of its Technical and Development Committee that Frenchman Paul Le Guen be named the new Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles, saying all sub –committees in the Federation can only make[Read More…]

Late Coach Amodu Shuaibu Who Died In His Sleep “Only Signed Keshi’s Condolence Yesterday”

If the news of the death of Stephen Keshi, former Super Eagles coach, came as a shock, that of Shaibu Amodu, also a former manager of the senior national team, was obviously a bigger shock. Exactly three days after Keshi passed on, Amodu died in his sleep after complaining of[Read More…]

Sports Minister Says Unending Leadership Crisis Rocking The NFF “Has Shot Up His Blood Pressure”

Minister of Youth and Sports Development Solomon Dalung, has lamented the leadership crisis rocking the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF. Dalung told members of the House of Representatives Committee on Sports in Abuja that the unending crisis has shot up his blood pressure. “Since the crisis started, my blood pressure (BP)[Read More…]

Fans Blame The Nigeria Football Federation For Nigeria’s Exit from 2017 African Cup of Nations

Football fans in Ondo State have blamed the Nigeria Football Federation for Nigeria’s exit from 2017 African Cup of Nations competition and called for “total overhaul” of the federation. The Super Eagles fell 0-1 to the Pharaohs of Egypt in Alexandra in the return leg of their qualification match on[Read More…]