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NFF ready to defend Siasia over FIFA Ban

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 20, 2019
The Nigeria Football Federation announced yesterday that its lawyers have started to review the decision against former Nigeria player and coach Samson Siasia by the FIFA Ethics Committee, which on Friday announced that it had placed a life ban from all football-related activities on him. Acting President of the NFF, Seyi Akinwunmi, himself a lawyer […]

BREAKING FIFA REFUSES TO MEET DALUNG SET TO BAN NIGERIA (See Letter)

by Breaking Timeson August 17, 2018
Football governing body FIFA has refused to grant Nigeria’s minister of Sports Solomon Dalung, Audience insisting instead that it will only respond to correspondence from the Amaju Pinnick led NFF. The Nigerian Football body has been embroiled in controversy since the Supreme Court ruled that Chris Giwa’s case be heard in the lower court. See […]

FIFA Remembers Rasheed Yekini

by Breaking Timeson May 4, 2016
The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA), on Wednesday remembered Nigeria’s late ex-international, Rasheed Yekini, four years after his death. In a statement on the world football governing body’s website, FIFA looked back on Yekini’s memorable goal which became historic and the subsequent celebration. Yekini, who is Nigeria’s highest goal scorer (37 goals) till date, […]