1. NFF, NIKE meet to strategize for new year

The Nigeria Football Federation and its official kit sponsors, NIKE on Thursday met in Abuja to review activities for year 2018 and plan for the new year.

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2. ‘He Is A Gifted Player’ – Southampton Defender Olufunwa Hails Watford’s Nigerian Eden Hazard

Southampton, who have one of the best academies in England, would be disappointed that they went out of the FA Youth Cup after they were beaten 2-1 by Watford in a fourth round tie at Wingate and Finchley on Thursday evening.

3. Sunshine Queens in Super 4 for serious business, says Wemimo

The Owena Mermaids made the NWPL Super 4 cut together with the title holders, Nasarawa Amazons, Bayelsa Queens and Aiteo Cup winners, Rivers Angels.

4. Done Deal : Norwich City Loan Out Ex-Arsenal Defender Odusina

EFL Championship club Norwich City have loaned out former Arsenal youth-teamer Timi Odusina to National League side AFC Fylde for the remainder of the 2018-2019 campaign.

5. Nigeria: 2019 – a Big Year for Nigerian Football, but Distractions Must Be Avoided

It is clear that 2019 will be a huge year for football, especially in Nigeria. In June, both senior national sides – the men’s and women’s will compete in the Africa Cup of Nations and FIFA Women’s World Cup respectively. There will also be continental and possibly global competitions for both the Under-17 and Under-20 teams.

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