This followed the seemingly spectacular outing of Eguavoen with the Super Eagles at the ongoing African Cup of Nations.
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He made the call while speaking with newsmen in Owerri on Wednesday against the backdrop of a viral video on social media portraying a verbal attack on the country’s Olympics team in Vienna, Austria.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Nebolisa Anako, said this on Thursday.
He takes over from Toyin Ibitoye who has been in the post for five-and-half years.
The Nigerian Football Federation President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, confirmed that the World football governing body has given the former Germany U-20 captain go-ahead to play for Nigeria after completing his clearance.
There was pomp, colour and essence as actors and actresses in Nigerian Football put out all the stops in honouring former international defender, former Secretary General of then NFA and one-time Member of the Board of NFF, Chief Taiwo Joseph Ogunjobi, ahead of the final interment of his remains on Friday.
The request for the details are contained in three separate applications signed by MRA’s Executive Director, Edetaen Ojo, dated June 8, 2018 and addressed to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung; and the President of the Nigerian Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, 2011.
The NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, made this point in Abuja on Tuesday at the opening ceremony of a three-day seminar for match commissioners of the Nigeria Professional Football League, Nigeria National League, Nigeria Women Football League and Nigeria Nationwide League One.
On Wednesday, the nation’s football–ruling body informed Youth and Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, as well as world football–governing body FIFA and the continental body, CAF of the schedule, which comes well after next weekend’s crucial FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Nigeria and Zambia and the conclusion of the ongoing AITEO Cup competition and the Nigeria National League.
Against the backdrop of withdrawal claims, the Group Senior Manager, Corporate Communications, Ndiana-Abasi Matthew, in a statement reinstated the company’s commitment.
Disu told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that the team’s tactical formation against South Africa in the AFCON qualifiers was wrong and should not be used again.
The NFF supremo, who is also a member of the CAF Executive Committee and member of the Organising Committee for FIFA Competitions, restated his administration’s resolve to tackling one of the big issues of Nigerian Football at the opening ceremony of this year’s FIFA Member Association Elite Programme for Nigerian referees, assessors and physical fitness trainers in Abuja on Monday.
Zira told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja that the club owners should be blamed for the poor officiating
According to him: “Hopefully, I should be back to full fitness because I have not been able to do too much but I’ve been strong.
The NFF 2nd Vice President/League Management Committee Chairman, Mallam Shehu Dikko, who is also Chairman of the NFF Sponsorship, Marketing and Television Advisory Committee, on Tuesday informed that the payment was made from the first tranche of payment received from its Official Optimum
Olajire affirmed that Coach Gernot Rohr has a list of players with whom he will successfully execute the world and nations cup matches
The bank also recently launched an under-13 football tournament in partnership with the Nigerian Football Federation
The relevant member association, a statement said on Tuesday, as well as CAF have been duly notified of the chairman’s decision.
But Abraham, who has also represented England Under-18 and Under-19s, remains eligible to represent Nigeria at senior level, through his father, and has previously been sounded out over the possibility of switching sides
This followed the failure of Frenchman, Paul Le Guen, to take up the offer of coaching the Super Eagles