Tag: FIFA

COVID-19: FIFA postpones U-17, U-20 Women’s World Cup, Futsal World Cup to 2021

inno.korie- May 13, 2020

The world football governing body, FIFA, has announced the postponement of the FIFA U-17 and U-20 Women’s World Cup and the Futsal World Cup due ... Read More

Ronaldo Goes Philosophical as Messi Wins FIFA Best Player Award

Henry Solomon- September 24, 2019

Cristiano Ronaldo, conspicuously-absent from the FIFA Best Awards at the La Scala Opera house in Milan, on Tuesday took to Instagram to express his feelings ... Read More

2020 U-20 WWC : FIFA Inspection Team Arrives Nigeria on Monday

Olisa- August 4, 2019

A five-man inspection team from FIFA will arrive Lagos on Monday for a four-day inspection of facilities and equipments that Nigeria has put forward to ... Read More

Celebrations Gone Wrong Put Dutch Star at Risk

Henry Solomon- June 28, 2019

Netherlands striker Lieke Martens was hurt while celebrating her late winning goal against Japan in the women’s World Cup last 16, putting her at risk ... Read More

Infantino Describes Qatar 2022 as “Best FIFA World Cup Yet”

Henry Solomon- October 24, 2018

FIFA President Gianni Infantino hailed Qatar’s progress on infrastructure ahead of its 2022 World Cup and said the tournament is poised to be the best ... Read More

NFF presidential aspirant faults League Management Company over aborted NPFL

admin- September 6, 2018

NFF getting set for another election Mr Chinedu Okoye, Presidential aspirant in the Sept. 20 Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) election has faulted the decision of League ... Read More

FIFA shelves planned ban on Nigeria as FG endorses Pinnick as NFF President

inno.korie- August 20, 2018

The Federal Government has announced its recognition of the Amaju Pinnick-led executive as the authentic leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The News Agency ... Read More

NFF Crisis: Dalung Sets Up Round-table to Find Lasting Solution

Henry Solomon- July 24, 2018

The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, on Tuesday, said football stakeholders in the country must now find a lasting solution to the ... Read More

Nigerian Gov’t To Send Plane To Repatriate Scammed Nigerians In Russia – Ambassador

Abdul Jimoh- July 17, 2018

The Nigerian government will send a plane to repatriate the 200 defrauded Nigerian citizens currently stranded in Russia. Steve Ugbah, Nigerian ambassador to Russia who ... Read More

FG to Send Plane to Repatriate Scammed Nigerians in Russia

Henry Solomon- July 17, 2018

The Nigerian government will send a plane to repatriate the 200 defrauded Nigerian citizens currently stranded in Russia. Steve Ugbah, Nigerian ambassador to Russia who ... Read More

Analysis Croatia v England: With Historical Perspectives

Henry Solomon- July 11, 2018

This is a FIFA World Cup semi-final decades in the making. Both sides have waited patiently for their turn, each experiencing heartbreak in prior editions ... Read More

A Fight to the Finish as Belgium Cameback to beat Japan Samurai

Henry Solomon- July 3, 2018

Belgium’s team of stars demonstrated their strength of character by coming back from two goals down to claim victory over Japan in a wild game ... Read More

South Korean Players May be Forced to Complete Military Service after World Cup

Henry Solomon- June 29, 2018

Despite South Korea win and eventual exit of defending Champions Germany in the Russia 2018 World Cup, the Korean players may face a likely " ... Read More

FIFA Gets World Cup International Broadcast Centre

Henry Solomon- June 29, 2018

The International Broadcast Centre (IBC) was officially inaugurated on Friday in Moscow with a ceremony attended by FIFA President Gianni Infantino and several high-profile local ... Read More

Argentina, a Bridge Too Long for Super Eagles to Cross

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2018

In a match of contrasting styles that lived up to its billing, the Lionel Messi-captained La Albiceleste of Argentina fought tooth and nail to edge ... Read More

Nigerian Celebrities in Russia for Nigeria-Argentina Clash

Henry Solomon- June 26, 2018

Several Nigerian celebrities including musicians Banky Wellington, Timi Dakolo and Oritsefemi are currently in St. Petersburg, Russia ahead of the Nigeria-Argentina game scheduled for Tuesday ... Read More

Fourth Loss for Africa, as England kick Off Campaign with Hard-Fought Victory Over Tunisia

Henry Solomon- June 19, 2018

England snatched victory in the dying moments of their opening fixture against Tunisia at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia at the Volgograd Arena. Tunisia ... Read More

Mexico Casts The Defending Champions Curse on Germany

Henry Solomon- June 17, 2018

Mexico is said to have cast the "curse of defending champions" on Germany as it were with Spain in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. ... Read More

Super Eagles Disappoint Fans Against Croatia, Nigerians Still Optimistic

Henry Solomon- June 17, 2018

No shots on target, one goal. The statistics at half-time during Croatia's meeting with Nigeria reflected an opening 45 minutes shaded by the Balkan side ... Read More