Nathaniel Kerr was playing for Longsight team AFC Gold Cup when he broke Stuart Parsons’s ankle in two places before launching verbal abuse at his opponent during a game on August 30 last year
Adebayor, 31, had turned down a loan move to Aston Villa in the summer but Adebayor had insisted that he wanted his deal cancelled to facilitate a permanent transfer away.
The play-off round brings together the rookie teams among those that reached the finals in the states
Ome said the association had constituted a three-man electoral committee headed by Okechukwu Ali to handle the elections
It is also to provide positive role models for players and to educate them on how to recognise, resist and report any attempts to manipulate matches
“The law enforcement authorities must leave no stone unturned in finding his killers and bring them to justice. Words cannot express the nation’s shock at this loss,” he said in a statement
“You know very well how much our people love the game of football and it is now your responsibility to work really hard to see how our people can derive greater joy from watching the national teams play.
The Secretary-General of the Nigeria Football Federation, Musa Amadu, has written the world football governing body, FIFA, intimating it of the latest development in the country’s football house.
The Nigerian boys, who needed just a draw to secure the event’s gold medal, went on to beat Swaziland 3-1 in their last game at the University of Botswana football pitch
Liverpool FC, runner-up in Sokoto State, will square up with Dan Buran FC, which lost 2-0 to Spotlights FC in the final of the Katsina State competition on Sunday
Seasoned sports journalist, Kayode Tijani, who broke the news, said: “Albert Onyeawuna died yesterday evening after going into a coma for less than one hour
Fashola made the remark when he was presented with the UEFA Champions League trophy in his office at Alausa, Lagos
The NFF Executive Committee member noted that the present administration is the first to stick to indigenous coaches for all the national teams, for which it has received praise several times at home and abroad
The minister, who was represented by Al-Hassan Yakmut, the Director, Grassroots Sports Development of the NSC, noted that coaches and technical directors are indeed critical stakeholders in the anti-doping campaign and as such their influence on athletes can neither be overlooked nor under-estimated
Its closest rival is Manchester City, which stands a chance of reducing the points difference to 15 in a later match
The spate of bombing in Maiduguri, Damaturu in Yobe State and neighbouring towns have not only heightened the fears among the club owners, the safety of their teams have become a source of concern.
The tension soaked encounter between the two clubs, decided inside the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu, Enugu State, ended goalless
Late addition to the squad, Olanrewaju Kayode, gave the Nigeria U20s the lead after 34 minutes when he jabbed home from inside the six-yard box after a great build-up play
The annual seminar, which precedes the domestic league season opener, will have participants from across the country