1. Pinnick Faces Jail Sentence over World Cup Money

The sum of 1.6 Billion Naira granted officials of the Nigeria Football Federation NFF for World Cup Preparations and participation, might indeed make the New Year celebrations unpleasant for top Officials at the football house.This follows documents obtained by Breaking Times on how the NFF spent the funds given them by the Sports Ministry.

Breaking Times had last week reported how the Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung had  threatened officials of the Nigeria Football Federation NFF to retire world cup money or risk going to jail over the sum of N1.6 billion allegedly released to Amaju Pinnick to cover its expenditure up to the quarterfinals of the Russia 2018 World Cup.

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2. Saka Becomes Only Nigeria-Eligible Player Born This Millennium To Debut In EPL, Arsenal Legend Congratulates Winger

Bukayo Saka was handed his Premier League debut by manager Unai Emery on Tuesday evening when he replaced fellow Hale End Academy graduate Alex Iwobi in the 83rd minute against Fulham, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.
In doing so, the number 87 became the only Nigeria-eligible player born in this millennium to debut in the English topflight, aged 17 years, 3 months and 27 days.

3. Arsenal 4 Fulham 1: Iwobi Continues To Fly High With Another Assist; Exciting Youngster Saka Debuts

Arsenal bounced back from their horror show against Liverpool with a 4-1 victory against Fulham in a London derby at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday, January 1
Nigeria national-teamer Alex Iwobi was one of the few shining lights in the Gunners loss to The Reds and retained his place in the starting line-up while England U19 star Bukayo Saka made the match day squad for a Premier League game for the third time this season.

Nigeria’s Musa And Ndidi Join Mane, Salah, Aubameyang, Koulibaly In 2018 African Team of the Year

The  year 2018 has just gone by and football actions will resume from day one of 2019 but who were the African stars who did us proud in the just ended year in European leagues and for their national teams.

All Nigeria Soccer’s Izuchukwu Okosi presents the African Team of the Year.

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5. Ike Uche urges Chukwueze to continue his development at Villarreal

19-year-old Chukwueze is enjoying a breakthrough season, scoring in the Spanish La Liga, Europa League and Spanish Cup.

Chukwueze’s form has caught the attention of clubs across Europe, but Uche – who is highly revered at Villarreal – believes the teenager’s interest will be best served by staying.

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