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    Sports Nigeria soar to 44th in October’s Fifa ranking - Goal.com

    Nigeria are now ranked the 44th best football nation in the world according to the Fifa ranking for the month of October. Two victories from two games in the month under review saw the Super Eagles move up four places from September's 48th spot. Read More
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    Sports Good selection key to Falconets success in France, says Izilien – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Former Super Falcons’ Manager, Godwin Izilien has charged the national women U-20 team coaches preparing the Falconets for the.... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2NER9kp Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports 2026 World Cup: How Nigeria, other countries voted – FIFA – Premium Times Nigeria

    More details have emerged about how countries voted for the host of the 2026 football World Cup. PREMIUM TIMES earlier reported how Morocco on Wednesday at the Expocentre in Moscow lost out 65-134 to the joint bid of the United States of America, Canada, and Mexico. In … read more via...
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    Sports Russia 2018: FIFA pick referees for Friday matches – Premium Times Nigeria

    The referees’ appointment arm of world football governing body FIFA at the 2018 World Cup in Russia on Wednesday released names of officials for matches billed for Friday. Three matches are slated for the day, with Egypt taking on Uruguay in Ekaterinburg in Group A. … read more via Premium...
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    Sports World Cup 2026: Morocco vs USA, Mexico & Canada in bids to host FIFA finals – Goal.com News...

    The 23rd tournament is still almost a decade away, but plans are already in place for the first ever 48-country global competition. The 2026 World Cup will be the 23rd edition of the tournament, and will be the first ever edition to include 48 teams. FIFA … read more via Goal.com News –...
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    FIFA Council member from Ghana banned during investigation – USA Today

    FIFA Council member from Ghana banned during investigation FIFA Council member Kwesi Nyantakyi is banned from soccer while under investigation for taking cash gifts in Ghanaian media’s … read more via SOCCER news, photos, and video – Yahoo! Sports – https://ift.tt/2y4PZft Get More Nigeria...
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    Sports BREAKING NEWS: FIFA Slaps Kwesi Nyantakyi With Three Month Ban Over Anas Exposé – Modernghana

    The chairperson of the adjudicatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee has provisionally banned the President of the Ghana Football Association who doubles as a FIFA Council member, Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi, for a duration of 90 days. The independent Ethics Committee mentioned that the duration of...
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    Russia 2018: Iceland unveils 23-Man World Cup squad – The Sun News

    Iceland have become the first country participating in the 2018 World Cup to announce their 23-man roster, with manager Hallgrímsson unveiling his squad at a press conference on Friday afternoon. The squad announced must be confirmed to Fifa on June 4 and they can make changes to … read...
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    FIFA threatens worldwide ban on Nigeria without further notice – The Guardian Nigeria...

    World football governing body, FIFA at the weekend warned that it would not consult with any of the parties fighting for the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) before throwing the country out of the game if it found that … read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper –...
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    Brazilian football president Del Nero gets life ban – Premium Times Nigeria

    Brazilian football head, Marco Polo Del Nero, has been banned from football for life by FIFA’s ethics committee for bribery, the global football body said on Friday. FIFA said Del Nero had been investigated over “schemes in which he received bribes in exchange for his … read more via...
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    Sports 2018 FIFA WC: NFF wants $2m from FIFA to pay Eagles qualification bonus - vanguard newspaper

    Nigeria Football Federation is reported to have asked world soccer governing body, FIFA to release to it $2 million to pay the Super Eagles their qualification bonus ahead of the 2018 World Cup tournament in Russia. According to an online medium, NFF general secretary Mohammed Sanusi wrote a...
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    Qatar wants talks on logistics of 48-team World Cup in 2022 – Abc News

    Qatar wants talks with FIFA to discuss the feasibility of increasing the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams after soccer’s governing body expressed interest in enlarging a tournament already having to overcome operational challenges. The Gulf nation took two days to publicly … Read more via SOCCER...
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    Sports Qatar 2022 World Cup could be 48-team tournament - The Guardian Newspaper

    Fifa president Gianni Infantino wants to expand the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams – which may mean matches being played in other Gulf states.Football’s world governing body voted last January to expand the tournament from 32 teams for 2026, but the South American confederation Conmebol...
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    Sports FIFA pulls out of Neymar’s €43m bonus dispute with Barcelona – BusinessDay : News you can trust

    World football governing body FIFA said on Friday it has ended its involvement in Brazil forward Neymar’s dispute with his former club FC Barcelona. The dispute was over an outstanding bonus payment of 43 million euros (37.88 million pounds). A spokesperson for … read more via BusinessDay ...
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    Sports FIFA Executive Football Summit: Singabele applauds Pinnick, drums support for 2nd term –...

    CONFEDERATION of African Football Medical Committee member, Dr Peter Singabele has applauded President of Nigeria Football Federation, Pinnick Melvin Amaju on the successful hosting of the FIFA Executive Football Summit held at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. Pinnick ‘’Its...
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    Sports Pinnick: Nigeria Ready To Host Any FIFA Event – P.M.EXPRESS

    Pinnick presents an NFF pennant to Infantino before the Summit began. President of the Nigeria Football Federation,NFF, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick has assured world football –governing body, FIFA that the country is ready, able and willing to host any major football program, on or off the field...
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    Sports English clubs biggest spenders in record transfer year – FIFA – PM NEWS Nigeria

    Football clubs across the world splashed out a record $6.37 billion (about N2.293 trillion) on players during 2017 with English clubs again the biggest spenders, FIFA’s Global Transfer Market Report said. The total paid out was about 33 percent more than in 2016 as English clubs via PM...
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    Sports Eagles maintain 51st position in FIFA’s ranking –

    Super Eagles The Super Eagles of Nigeria have maintained their 51st position in the latest Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Coca Cola World Ranking released yesterday. The latest rankings was published on FIFA’s official website. The Eagles retained their ninth position in...
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    Sports Nigeria drop to 51 in FIFA ranking

    The Super Eagles of Nigeria will enter the New Year as the 51st best footballing country, according to the latest ranking released by FIFA on Thursday. The Nigerians also dropped to 9th in Africa. Germany, Brazil and Portugal retained the top three places in the latest FIFA rankings released...
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    Sports US Female Soccer Goalkeeper, Hope Solo, Accuses Former FIFA Boss, Sepp Blatter, Of Sexual Assault

    Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter has been accused by Hope Solo, the USA women's' football team goalkeeper, of having sexually assaulted her at Fifa's Ballon d'Or award ceremony in January 2013. The goalkeeper presented the award for Fifa women's' player of the year that year in front of an...
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