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FG’s Directive On NFF Leadership Null And Void, Says Pinnick’s Board

Amaju Pinnick’s board of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has faulted the directive of the Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, that it should comply with the Supreme Court Orders effecting change of leadership in the NFF. In a statement signed by its solicitors, Festus Keyamo, and made available to NewsProbe today, the Pinnick-led board said the minister’s directive was null ...

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Chris Giwa Dethrones Pinnick At NFF

Chris Giwa on Monday reported at the Secretariat of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to assume office as substantive chairman of the federation. Giwa told journalists that his assumption of office was in line with the ruling of the Supreme Court on June 5, 2018. He said that the court had nullified the parallel election held in Warri by the former ...

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World Cup: Russia Beat Spain To Advance To Quarter Finals

Russia got the miracle they were hoping for on Sunday as they eliminated 2010 winners Spain in penalties for a place in the quarter-finals of the World Cup, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. For Spain, it was another anguish as they reenacted their terrible record against host nations at major finals. It was their ninth loss. Coach Fernando Hierro was ...

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World Cup: Ronaldo Gone As Uruguay Beat Portugal 2-1

The 1930 and 1950 champions Uruguay are through to the quarter finals; they’ll face France in Nizhny Novgorod on Friday afternoon, the Guardian of UK reports. Both teams thoroughly deserve to be there after scoring some cracking goals today. The only downside for Uruguayis the injury to the heroic Edinson Cavani; he’ll be a huge miss should he not recover in ...

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Mbappe Ends Lionel Messi’s Russia Journey

Teenage star Kylian Mbappe struck twice and earned another goal as France found their attacking edge to beat Lionel Messi’s Argentina 4-3 and move into the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Saturday. Billed as Messi’s chance to reignite stuttering Argentina’s hopes, the thrilling last-16 clash in Kazan instead saw 19-year-old Paris Saint-Germain star Mbappe grab the limelight as he ...

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World Cup 2018 Fixtures: Schedule For Last 16

Rest day over, now the 2018 World Cup resumes with two big last 16 ties. France and Argentina have not found their fluency in the tournament so far and one will be going home at some point today. Meanwhile, Uruguay will play Portugal for a place in the quarter-finals this evening in what is sure to be a gripping day of ...

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