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Maigari Calls for unity in NFF

By Francis Sadhere THE outgoing President of the Nigeria Football federation, Alhaji Aminu Maigari has called on the football body in the country to embrace peace and forget there differences. Maigari made this call today at the NFF elective Congress held at the prestigious Golden Tulip Hotel Effurun Delta State. Maigari who said his board has been one ...

NFF ELECTION: AMAJU EMERGES WINNER

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THE Delta State Sports Commission Chairman, Mr. Amaju Pinnick has emerged as President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF. The New NFF Board taking their oath after the election Mr. Pinnick emerged winner of the election after a rigorous election that saw him winning the simple majority of 32 votes to beat his closest rival, Mr. ...

Cardiff City sign Tom Adeyemi on a three-year deal from Birmingham

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Cardiff City have completed the signing of Tom Adeyemi from Birmingham City in time for their Championship opener at Blackburn on Friday. The 22-year-old former Norwich City midfielder has signed a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee. Adeyemi is a direct replacement for Jordan Mutch, who has completed his £6m transfer to QPR. 'I'm delighted he has signed. ...

Germany beat Argentina, win World cup 2014

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The winning goal by Mario Goetze of Germany Mario Goetze’s superb 113th minute volley gave Germany their fourth World Cup title and their first since they became a unified country with a 1-0 win over Lionel Messi’s Argentina at the Maracana on Sunday. Each side had chances during the match with Messi going agonisingly close in ...

Nigeria League: APFON Chides NFF over N750m owned players by various clubs

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Francis Sadhere Members of the Association of Professional Footballers of Nigeria (APFON) have lambasted the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), for their refusal to implement the 2010 arbitration committee decision which says that players owed by various clubs be paid. NFF President, Aminu Maigari Speaking at a press conference with sports writers at the Nigeria Union of Journalists ...

COURTESY CALL ON UTUAMA BY SUNDERLAND CLUB

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Deputy Governor of Delta State, Prof. Amos Utuama (SAN) Delta State Deputy Governor, Prof. Amos Utuama ( SAN ), has said that the state government led by Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan will remain committed in encouraging corporate investors and companies in order to harness every available potentials in the state. Prof. Utuama, stated this while playing host ...

Keshi upbeat after delivering ticket

The head coach of the Nigeria national team, Stephen Keshi has spoken of his delight after steering Nigeria’s Super Eagles to a place at the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil. Keshi admitted that the team did not play up to its usual standards but stated that the most important thing was to see that Nigeria ...

Moscow 2013: Emerhor Congratulates Okagbare

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Blessing Okagbare AN All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant for Delta Central Senatorial District bye- election, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor has congratulated Delta State-born, athlete Blessing Okagbare for doing Urhobos in particular and Delta State in general proud in Moscow. The Sapele-born athlete, Blessing Okagbare, on Friday in far away Moscow, made Nigeria proud by winning another medal  ...

AYAC: Former Delta Sport Director Commends AFN for Monitoring Championship

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Mr. Sigha Porbeni, addressing pressmen in Warri City Stadium, Venue of the AYAC. Frank Efe The former Director of Sports, Delta State, Mr Siegha Porbeni has commended the Athletic Federation of Nigeria, AFN, for monitoring activities of Nigerian coaches and athletes during the camping period of the Youth Championship holding in Warri. Speaking to Journalist at the ...

AYAC: Minister of Sports urge athletes to be disciplined

Frank Efe The Chairman of the National Sports Commission and Minister of Sports Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi has stress that uncompromising discipline is the only way to true success in every sphere of human endeavor. Mallam Abdullahi said this today in Warri during a breakfast meeting with the Team Nigeria to the on-going maiden edition of the Africa ...

AYAC : Amaju urges team Nigeria to do nation proud

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African Youth Athletic Championship: Team Nigeria, just arrived Warri, Delta State for the Championship. Photo by Frank Efe Frank Efe - Chairman, Local Organizing Committee (LOC), Mr. Amaju Pinnick has urged Team Nigeria, representing the nation at the maiden Africa Youth Athletic Championship (AYAC), holding in Warri, Delta State, to do the nation proud. Amaju said ...