Tag archive for ‘FIFA’
By admin On Thursday, September 17th, 2020

Fuludu, Ikpeba Write FIFA, Buhari Over Emergence Of New Delta FA Board

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The emergence of ex-Nigeria international, Kenneth Nwaomucha as chairman of Delta State Football Association in an election conducted in Asaba on Tuesday, may have ignited another More...

By admin On Monday, August 20th, 2018

Presidency Recorgnises Amaju Pinnick Led EXCO Of Nigeria Football Federation

Pinnick LAGOS AUGUST 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Presidency on Monday said it recognised the Amaju Pinnick-led executives of the Nigerian Football Federation as the authentic executives of the federation. The Senior More...

By admin On Saturday, July 14th, 2018

FIFA Confirms Insists Amaju Pinnick Is The Only Recognize NFF President

Amaju Pinnick LAGOS JULY 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, says the world football ruling body recognises only Amaju Pinnick as President of the Nigeria Football Federation. FIFA equally said More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Pinnick: FIFA’s Hammer Dangles On Nigeria

LAGOS JULY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-World soccer governing body, FIFA, have fixed this Tuesday for their decision on the latest crisis to rock Nigeria Football Federation, with the possibility of an announcement also More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

NFF Leadership Crisis: FIFA May Ban Nigeria Over Removal Of Amaju Pinnick

Amaju Pinnick LAGOS JULY 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Following the Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung’s directive that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) should comply with the Supreme Court judgment delivered on April More...

By admin On Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Murder of 3SC Player: Ex-Council Boss Urges FIFA to Suspend Nigeria

3SC Ibadan defender, Joseph Izu. LAGOS NOVEMBER 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A former Chairman of Ahoada West Local Government Council of Rivers State, Ikechukwu Obuzor has called on world’s football governing body, FIFA, More...

By admin On Saturday, May 14th, 2016

Senegalese Woman, Fatma Samoura Appointed FIFA Secretary-General

Senegal’s Fatma Samoura has been appointed as FIFA’s Secretary-General LAGOS MAY 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Senegal’s Fatma Samoura has been appointed as FIFA’s Secretary-General, becoming the first female in that More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

FIFA Threatens to Ban Nigeria Again Over Pinnick’s Sack

Pinnick LAGOS APRIL 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA), has warned the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), that it will be suspended if Amaju Pinnick is removed as president. In More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Sacked Keshi Threatens To Drag Nigeria Football Federation To FIFA Court

Keshi LAGOS JULY 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Stephen Keshi, who was sacked on Saturday as head coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, is threatening to file a case against the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) at the FIFA Court More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Brazil Defeat is Catastrophic and Worst Day of my Life – Scolari

LAGOS JULY 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Brazil boss Luiz Felipe Scolari said he had experienced the worst day of his life after seeing his side lose 7-1 at home to Germany in their World Cup semi-final at Estadio Mineirao More...

By admin On Sunday, May 18th, 2014

26 Days to World Cup: Protests, Strikes Rock Brazil

LAGOS MAY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Brazil faced a test of its security preparations for the World Cup on Thursday as demonstrators aghast at the cost of the event joined protests and strikes in several major cities. Ongoing More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Amuneke Assaults American Football Agent over Iheanacho’s Transfer

Kelechi I heanacho LAGOS NOVEMBER 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A football agent, Henry Galliano, was on Monday evening assaulted by a Nigerian coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, at the Rockview Hotel, Owerri, the Imo State capital. The More...

By admin On Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Late Goal Zooms Brazil into Confederation Cup Final

LAGOS JUNE 27TH (URHOBOTODAY) Brazil last night beat fellow South American champions Uruguay to book a place in the ongoing Confederations Cup final. Paulinho headed the late winner to send hosts Brazil into the More...

By admin On Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Eagles can Beat Brazil, Spain- Ugbade ..Says They are Afraid of Eagles

Nigeria Super Eagles Tunisia ’94 Africa Cup of Nations winner Nduka Ugbade insists Nigeria can run on the same level with world champions Spain and five-time World Cup winners Brazil with “tactical discipline.” According More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Confederations Cup: FIFA Disqualifies Echejile as 1st Goal Scorer Against Tahiti

Uwa Echejile LAGOS JUNE 19TH (URHOBOTODAY) The the world football ruling body, FIFA, has disqualified Uwa Echiejile as the first goal scorer of the match between Nigeria and Tahiti. Echiejile was initially thought More...