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FIFA clear Matip to play for Liverpool

January 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cameroon’s Joel Matip has been cleared to play for Liverpool by FIFA following confusion over the defender’s availability during the Africa Cup of Nations. Cameroon said he had refused a call-up, and FIFA rules state...

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FIFA president Gianni Infantino says Africa will get an additional two World Cup finals places should the tournament be expanded to 40 teams from 2026 Infantino proposed the expansion from 32 teams before he was...

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Oliseh lands FIFA role

April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Former Super Eagles Coach, Sunday Oliseh has been appointed into the new FIFA technical committee. Oliseh managed the Nigerian national team for seven months before he resigned citing lack of support from the Nigerian Football...

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Algeria back on top of Africa

April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Algeria are back as Africa’s top team in Fifa’s ranking for April, while Cape Verde slip from the summit to sixth. Moving up from third to first, Algeria have re-established themselves, helped by a 7-1...

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Sunderland to terminate Eboue contract

March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

English Premier League side Sunderland AFC have expressed their intention to cancel the contract of Ivory Coast defender Emmauel Eboue. Sunderland confirmed that has been advised by the Football Association that Emmanuel Eboue has been...

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World Football governing body FIFA, on Wednesday denied it made allegations that South Africa secured the right to be host for the 2010 World Cup through bribery. A widespread corruption scandal continues to engulf soccer’s...

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Africa’s WC qualifiers draw set for June

November 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The draw for the group stage of CAF qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place in Cairo on 24 June 2016, FIFA announced on their official website on Friday. Twenty nations have...

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U-17 WC PREVIEW: Nigeria vs Mexico

November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nigeria taking on Mexico, a repeat of the final of the 2013 FIFA Under-17 World Cup which was held in United Arab Emirates. Mexico and Nigeria have met three times before at the Under-17 World...

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Golden Eaglets fly into World Cup last eight

October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Victor Osimhen’s hat-trick sent Nigeria into the quarter-finals of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup, after defeating Australia 6-0 in Vena Del Mar, Chile. The young Nigerians bounced back from a shock loss to Croatia, to...

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Adamu investigated by FIFA

October 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

FIFA executive committee member Amos Adamu is under investigation by the ethics committee, after allegedly breaching ethical code, it was revealed on Wednesday. The 62-year-old, who was previously banned from football for three years after...

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