At the polls conducted by the NFF Electoral Committee in Katsina, Pinnick swept aside three other contestants, polling 34 votes.
Sierra Leone face the prospect of a ban from international competition by FIFA after the country’s Anti-Corruption Commission followed through on a threat to raid the offices of its football association on Tuesday.
Among the candidates vying for the president of the NFF includes incumbent, Amaju Pinnick, who is also the 1st Vice President of CAF, and member of the Organizing Committee for FIFA Competitions, a statement by Ademola Olajire, NFF’s…
FIFPro and its affiliated player associations asked professional footballers to pick a team from the best players in world football last season
The head of the Palestinian Football Association says he will contest a year-long ban from the sport imposed by world soccer governing body FIFA for calling on fans to burn jerseys and pictures of Lionel Messi.
Oktem, the Managing Director, Slavabogu Nigeria Ltd, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Lagos that the first redesigning of the 88-year-old stadium did not pass Ambode’s test for the best infrastructure.
Speaking in Abuja at the weekend, the Chairman of Giwa FC opined that the draft Nigeria Football Federation Statutes must be amended in order grant football administration in the country the autonomy its deserves.
Edwin Clark has called for sack of the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung, for allegedly discrediting Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, for recognising Amaju-Pinnick-led Board of the Nigerian Football Federation.
He was among the first to stand trial over what US prosecutors called a sprawling scheme involving payments of more than $200 million of bribes and kickbacks in exchange for marketing and broadcast rights for soccer matches
World governing body, FIFA, has intervened to take control of football in Uruguay, the South American Football Confederation has said.
The Nigeria Football Federation has expressed sincere appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari for the unequivocal resolution of its leadership issue, which enabled Nigeria to avert suspension from international football on Monday.
In a statement in Abuja on Tuesday, Nneka Ikem Anibeze, the minister’s Special Assistant on Media, said the minister lauded the efforts of the Vice-President which aborted the ban.
World football governing body, FIFA, has suspended its planned ban of Nigeria from participating in its activities.
World football governing, FIFA, has decided to set Nigeria free from impending ban from global football activities.