1. Nigeria: 2019 FIFA Wwc – Falcons Have 8 Build-Up Matches – Pinnick

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Melvin Pinnick has affirmed that the Super Falcons will play at least eight matches in their build-up to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Pinnick acknowledged that the Falcons have only two international breaks before France 2019, which would have left them with only two build-up friendlies, but says the NFF enrolled the team for two competitions in order to accord them more match opportunities before the Mundial.

2. Dalung Threatens to Jail Pinnick over World Cup Money

The Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung,  has again 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.

An online Sports medium Sports247.com  reported that the inability of the NFF to retire the amount long after Russia 2018 World Cup ended in July has raised questions about the credibility of NFF financial spending.

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3. It’s Now Or Never: Arsenal’s Saka Has One Last Chance To Break A Premier League Record Vs Liverpool

London-born Nigerian winger Bukayo Saka was spotted training with the Arsenal first team at London Colney on Friday as Unai Emery and his side finalized preparations for the big match of the weekend against Liverpool at Anfield, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.
Saka working out with the first team stars suggests that the Spanish tactician has included the teenager in the provisional squad list ahead of the trip to L4 0TH.

4. Three Takeaways From Games Involving Super Eagles Players On Festive Days

Some Super Eagles stars were in action for their clubs on Christmas and Boxing Days with most leagues now on a recess.

Izuchukwu Okosi looks back at some of the takeaways from their performances.

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Nigerian giants Lobi Stars are set to face South African side Mamelodi Sundowns in their opening CAF Champions League group stage match next year.

This was revealed following the draw of the 2018/19 CAF Champions League which was held in Egypt on Friday.

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