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SPORTS: Nigeria's Super Eagles drops 3 spots on FIFA rankings

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria have dropped three spot to place thirty-sixth on the latest ranking released Thursday by world football governing body, FIFA.

 

ENGLAND: 6 Men arrested for match-fixing in English football

5 years ago /

Six men have been arrested by officers from the National Crime Agency investigating alleged match-fixing in English football.

 

NIGERIAN REFEREES APPLAUDED BY FIFA REFREES' INSTRUCTOR

5 years ago /

A FIFA Referees instructor, Felix Tangawarima, has showered encomium on Nigerian referees for the improvement recorded so far in the game.

 

NIGERIA: MAIGARI SALUTES JONATHAN AT 56

5 years ago /

NFF President, Aminu Maigari, has congratulated President Goodluck Jonathan on his 56th birthday.

SPORTS: WORLD CUP TEAMS

5 years ago /

All the thirty-two countries that will feature in the 2014 FIFA World cup in Brazil are now known.

 

SPORTS: GOLDEN EAGLET DIES

5 years ago /

Nigeria’s football family has been thrown into mourning following the death of former Golden Eaglets defender, Friday Njengo on Tuesday in Abuja.

SPORTS: STEPHEN KESHI PLANS BIG FOR BRAZIL

5 years ago /

Nigeria’s coach Stephen Keshi plans to inject more players into the Super Eagles squad to make it a compact team for the 2014 world cup in Brazil.

SPORTS: WORLD CUP PLAYOFFS UPDATE

5 years ago /

Uruguay and Mexico moved a step closer to qualifying for the 2014 World cup in Brazil after both football super powers won comfortably in the first leg of their play offs.

 

SPORTS: NFF TO BORROW TO FUND NIGERIA - ETHIOPIA MATCH

5 years ago /

It has been disclosed that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will have to borrow in order to cover costs for the upcoming match between Nigeria and Ethiopia next weekend, 16th of November.

SPORTS: IMOKE, OTHERS HEAD TO UAE TO SUPPORT GOLDEN EAGLETS

5 years ago /

Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River state left for UAE last night with a promise to return with the Golden Eaglets and the trophy. He  was accompanied by Commissioner for Sports, Patrick Ugbe who also displayed confidence that the Eaglets would win the cup.

SOCCER: UCL MATCH DAY FOUR

5 years ago /

Match day four in the lucrative UEFA Champions league continues Wednesday with actions shifting to Groups E to H

FOOTBALL: NIGERIA VERSUS ETHIOPIA PLAY-OFFS

5 years ago /

World football governing body, FIFA has appointed Gambian referee Bakary Gassama to take charge of the Nigeria versus Ethiopia of the 2014 FIFA World cup return leg play off in Calabar.

DAVID MARK SALUTES GOLDEN EAGLETS

5 years ago /

President of the Nigerian Senate, David Mark has congratulated the Golden Eaglets for their victory over their Swedish opponent in the semi final of the FIFA Under – 17 World cup in the United Arab Emirate.

 

KADUNA UNITED CLUB OWNERS DO NOT SUPPORT DECISION OVER LMC

5 years ago /

Meanwhile, Kaduna United, a club in the Nigeria Professional Football League has dissociated itself from the decisions reached by the club owners regarding the LMC.

 

FOOTBALL: NIGERIAN CLUB OWNERS CALL FOR IMMEDIATE STEPDOWN OF LMC

5 years ago /

Nigeria Professional Football League Club Chairmen and Managers, also known as the Club owners, have asked the League Management Company, LMC to handover the administration of the League to the secretariat as their tenure has expired.

 

CYCLING: RYDER ADMITS PAST DOPING

5 years ago /

Canadian Cyclist, Ryder Hesjedal, winner of the 2012 Giro d’italia has admitted doping more than ten years after winning the event.

 

UEFA BANS CSKA MOSCOW FOR THE RACIAL ABUSE OF YAYA TOURE

5 years ago /

UEFA has ordered the partial closure of CSKA’s Stadium arena, Khimki for the club’s UEFA Champions league fixture against defending champions, Bayern Munich in November.

 

ZURICH: BALLON DOR SHORTLIST

5 years ago /

Reigning World Footballer of the year, Lionel Messi, is on course to retaining his title after being named in a 23-man shortlist for the 2013 FIFA Ballon d’or award.

Michel Platini: World Cup should be expanded

5 years ago /

UEFA President Michel Platini wants the World Cup expanded from 32 to 40 teams.

Sunderland vs Newcastle United 2 – 1

5 years ago /

The Newcastle Manager, Alan Pardew expressed disappointment at the defeat of the club by Sunderland over the weekend.