1. Fifa Best Awards How Nigeria Voted: Rohr Went For Modric, Mikel Chose Messi;

Luka Modric has won FIFA’s The Best award after helping Real Madrid to win the Champions League and playing a key role for Croatia at the 2018 World Cup.
In the voting by national team coaches, captains and media, Modric earned 29.05 percent of the votes, Ronaldo finished second with 19.08 percent and third-placed Mohamed Salah received 11.23 percent.

2. Kayode Relishes Return To Action After Long Injury

The fitness issues saw Kayode miss UEFA Champions League action with Shakhtar last week, much to the striker’s disdain, but he is now excited with opportunities lying ahead of him.

Information reaching footballlive.ng reveals that Kayode stormed back into action from a long-term injury and helped the Ukrainian Premier League double champions to a 3-0 win against Chernomorets Odessa.

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3. FIFA Recall Nigeria’s 2018 World Cup Appearance In Best Awards Ceremony

Luka Modric claimed the 2018 FIFA Best Player Award Monday evening but for Nigerian football faithful, there was an interesting angle to the glittering event.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles were eliminated at the group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia but their participation continues to reverberate and was duly acknowledged Monday evening during the FIFA Best awards in London.

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4. Pinnick hails Obaseki’s sports development initiatives

The newly elected President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick has commended Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, for his initiatives in transforming the sports sector in the state.

Amaju Pinnick

This comes as Governor Obaseki has appointed Godwin Dudu-Orumen to act as the interim Chairman of the Edo State Sports Commission, pending ratification by the Edo State House of Assembly (EDHA).

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5. Amputee Eagles Seek Adequate Preparations For W/Cup

Making this plea on behalf of the team, fondly called Amputee Eagles, Nigeria Amputee Football Federation (NAFF) athletes representative, Ugochukwu Obieze said Nigeria must put in proper preparations because of the quality of teams in their group.

NAFF national team

Obieze explained that amputee football is a sport for the disabled which involves seven footballers, six outfield players who have extreme amputation, while goalkeepers have upper extremity amputation and uses loft strands and crutches to play.

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