Okowa praises Buhari ‘for saving Nigerian football’

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State yesterday praised President Muhammadu Buhari for saving the country a huge embarrassment with his good –natured intervention in the unseemly leadership crisis that was foisted on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Read More on https://guardian.ng/sport/okowa-praises-buhari-for-saving-nigerian-football/

NFF leadership tussle: Court adjourns Pinnick, Giwa case

A Federal High Court sitting in Jos on Wednesday adjourned the case between Amaju Pinnick and Chris Giwa for the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) till September 25. Read more https://guardian.ng/sport/nff-leadership-tussle-court-adjourns-pinnick-giwa-case/

Nigeria to begin last evacuation of stranded football fans in Russia

The federal government has assured that it would soon commence the last evacuation of Nigerian football fans stranded in Russia after 2018 World Cup Tournament. The Embassy of Nigeria in Moscow, Russia, said this in a statement made available to journalists by its First Secretary, Mr Desmond Nwosu, on Sunday in Abuja. Read more https://www.premiumtimesng.com/sports/football/278211-nigeria-to-begin-last-evacuation-of-stranded-football-fans-in-russia.html

Five European Born Goalkeepers Nigerian Federation Should Keep Tabs On

Allnigeriasoccer.com presents readers five European born goalkeepers who are performing well for their clubs and will not look out of place within the national teams setup.

1) Gavin Bazunu – It is a thing of surprise that a 16-year-old Bazunu have already made his first-team debut for Shamrock Rovers in the Ireland Premier League, keeping a clean slate on each of the four occasions he has played. He’s already been capped at youth level by Ireland due to his very glaring potentials. Read more http://www.allnigeriasoccer.com/read_news.php?nid=28732

Super Eagles’ prospect too tempting to dump, says Rohr

Super Eagles’ Manager, Gernot Rohr has been linked with the Algerian job, but the Franco-German is not thinking of dumping Nigeria, at least for now. And his reason is simply that the array of emerging stars waiting to turn the Super Eagles into a formidable force is too tempting to ignore. Rohr has never hidden the fact that he considers Nigeria the best team he has coached since he took his coaching skills to Africa. And to abandon a project that promises so much success, to Rohr, is too foolish a thought to contemplate. Read more https://guardian.ng/sport/super-eagles-prospect-too-tempting-to-dump-says-rohr/