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Afrobasket Opener: Nigeria’s D’Tigress beat Mozambique


BAMAKO – Head coach of Nigeria’s senior women’s national team, Sam Vincent  started his second stint with the D’Tigress on an impressive note as his side recorded an emphatic 80points to 69 points win over familiar foes, Mozambique on Friday. Vincent in a business-like fashion opted to start the game with Ogoke Sarah, Elonu Adaora, Madu Ndidi, Akhator Evelyn and ...

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AITEO Cup Round of 32 Draw

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  ABUJA – The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has released the draw for the round of 32 of the ongoing Aiteo Cup. Find below the draw for women and men:   WOMEN Adamawa Queens Vs Edo Queens FC Robo Queens Vs Delta Queens Confluence Queens Vs Invincible Queens Beautiful Tours Vs Moje Queens Rivers Angels Vs Delta Babes Bayelsa Queens ...

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NFF invites 59 coaches for interview

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The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF has invited a total of 59 coaches for interview as the Federation gets set to fill vacant positions of Head Coach, Assistant Coach and Goalkeeper Trainer in the U17, U20 and U23 National Teams (men), the U17 and Senior National Teams (women) and the Beach Soccer National Team. Chairman of the NFF Technical and Development ...

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AITEO Cup: Round of 64 Full Results


Ngwa FC 6 FC Galadima 2 Heartland 0 Insurance 0 (5-4 penalties) Katsina United Feeders 1 Aklosendi FC 0 AITEL FC 0 Unicem Rovers 0 (3-5) Mighty Jets 1 Sunshine Stars 2 Bayelsa United W/O FC Zamfara Ede United 2 Sakaba United 0 FC IfeanyiUbah Feeders 2 Jigawa Golden Stars 1 Ekiti United 3 Dolphins FC 2 Rivers United 0 ...

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Aiteo Cup: ABS FC bundles Enyimba out 


Adeshina Gata, Yinka Adewale and Wasiu Alalade’s heroic performances was enough for Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC, to bundle Enyimba International FC of Aba out of the Aiteo Cup (Federation) with a 2-1 victory. It took the Saraki Boys only three minutes to go in front from the spot kick when Gata’s clear cut chance found Wasiu Alalade. Enyimba ...

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Sam Vincent optimistic about D’Tigress as team hits Bamako


Nigeria’s senior Women’s basketball team D’Tigress have arrived Bamako, the capital city of Mali for the 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket tournament scheduled to start on Friday  18th of August. The team which left Lagos, Nigeria aboard an Air Cote d’Ivoire flight had a stopover in Abidjan before connecting to Bamako. The delegation led by the Vice President of the Nigeria ...

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World Cup Qualifier: Pinnick meets Gov Emmanuel


President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick on Tuesday met with Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State and members of the State’s cabinet as the countdown begins for next month’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying battle between Nigeria and Cameroon in Uyo. The NFF President, alongside Chairman of the NFF Technical and Development Committee, Barrister Chris ...

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D’Tigress to depart Mali on Wednesday for Afrobasket campaign


D’Tigress team will depart on Wednesday for Bamako for the 2017 Afrobasket tournament at 9:45am aboard an Air Cote d’Ivoire flight. The delegation which will be led by the Vice President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Babatunde Oguande will include 12 registered players, three members of the technical crew led by Sam Vincent and 4 other backroom staff. The playing ...

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AITEO Cup: Participating teams to share gate takings  

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Organizers have announced that teams taking part in this year’s AITEO Cup competition will share the proceeds from the turnstiles, after the host Football Association must have deducted twenty percent (20%) of the takings for organization and logistics. Speaking in Abuja on Tuesday, deputy chairman of the Organizing Committee, Mallam Shehu Dikko toldthenff.com that this regulation will be in place right ...

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Nigeria’s Future Eagles go up against Morocco U15 squad

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The U15 National Team of Nigeria, known as Future Eagles, will on Wednesday and Thursday play two international friendly matches against their Moroccan counterparts in Rabat, Morocco. Both teams will slug it out at the National Football Centre, Rabat starting from 4pm on Wednesday, and again clash at the same venue on Thursday from mid-day. The U15 squad and their officials ...

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