1. Obuh Urges NFF to Review Nigerian League Structure

Former Flying Eagles coach, John Obuh has called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to reorganise the football league and ensure it meets international standard.

Obuh noted that the NFF in the past concentrated on making the Super Eagles more successful in the international arena without focusing on developing the domestic league. He argued that the disregard for the Nigerian league has forced Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr to pay more attention overseas-based players for national team assignment.

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2. Foundation Seeks Blind Football Competition in Nigeria

Enugu — The Bina Foundation, a non-governmental organization for People with Special Needs, said at the weekend that participation in blind football would empower and improve the livelihood of visually impaired persons in the country.

Founder of the Foundation, Mrs. Ifeoma Atuegwu said at the grand finale of the first-ever Female Blind Football Tournament in Nigeria that the game among visually impaired athletes would promote teamwork.

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3. Pinnick Hails Obaseki’s Sports Devt Initiatives, As Edo Sports Comm Gets Interim Boss

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.

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

4. Teenage Nigerian Winger Receives The Highest Praise Possible From Arsenal legend ljungberg
Bukayo Saka has earned high praise from Arsenal legend Freddie Ljungberg after the winger scored his maiden goal for the Gunners U23 team in the Premier League 2 against Liverpool last Friday.
Bukayo Saka
Saka has just turned 17 and although he hasn’t yet debuted for the first team, the Swedish coach is excited about the talented Nigerian winger who inked a professional contract with the club this month.

5. Kelvin Itoya Delighted With Second Goal In 2018 Season Against El-Kanemi

El-Kanemi Warriors fan may need to make a note of the attacker’s name as this would be the second time this season that Kelvin Itoya would be coming off the bench to grab a winner for Rangers International against El-Kanemi Warrior

Kelvin Itoya

Speaking to www.footballive.ng immediately after the match, Kelvin Itoya said, “I feel absolutely delighted to score the winning goal but it was a team effort as we were well motivated to go all out and get the needed result.”

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