Friday, October 20, 2017

Breaking: NFF plans to spend N6.4 billion in 2018

NFF
The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has announced that its total budget for 2018 activities is N6.4 billion (N6,382,500,310). This was part of the decision reached by the General Assembly of the NFF in Jos on Thursday. “The General Assembly approved the NFF Financial Statement for the year 2016 and the 2018 Budget as proposed. “The Federation’s total budget for the year 2018...

NFF to hold annual general assembly in Jos

NFF
The 2017 Annual General Assembly of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will take place at the Crest Hotel, Jos, capital of Plateau State on Thursday. NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, confirmed to thenff.com on Tuesday that all arrangements have been concluded for a hitch –free and memorable day for all members of the NFF Congress, invited dignitaries and other stakeholders. The General Assembly...

AITEO BECOMES NEW TITLE SPONSOR OF THE CAF AWARDS

AITEO CAF
The Nigerian energy giant Aiteo, one of the African leaders in the production and distribution of hydrocarbons, is the new title sponsor of the CAF Awards. Last Sunday in Lagos, Nigeria, on the sidelines of the final of the Nigerian FA Cup, of which Aiteo is also title sponsor, the president of Confederation Africaine de Football, Mr. Ahmad, symbolically handed...

CAF has high regards for Nigeria – Ahmad

Ahmad , CAF
The strength that lies in unity is the secret behind Nigeria’s upward surge in both the boardroom and the pitch in global football, so says President of the Confederation of African Football, Mr. Ahmad. Ahmad spoke on Sunday at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos at a meeting with Congress of Nigerian Football, which also had I attendance Members of the NFF...

Nigerian oil giants AITEO takes over as new sponsor for CAF Awards

AITEO-CAF
Nigerian oil giants Aiteo Group have confirmed they will be sponsoring of the annual CAF Awards, taking over from Telecommunication giants, Globacom. The announcement was made by the oil company who will replace telecommunications company Globacom as sponsors. Globacom has been sponsoring the awards since 2005. The CAF Awards recognize the best players, coaches, teams, and administrators in Africa on a yearly...

CAF Emergency Committee Meeting Set To Hold On Saturday In Lagos

CAF
The Emergency Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), the most powerful organ in the set up of the continental body, would on Saturday, October 14, meet in Lagos, Nigeria. The meeting according to information gathered by Brila.net would be held in Ikoyi, Lagos and there will be deliberations on recent happenings in the game in Africa, as well...

CAF Emergency Committee to meet in Lagos

CAF
The Emergency Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), which is the most powerful panel in African football, will hold a meeting in Lagos on Saturday, 14th October 2017. CAF top guns confirmed to thenff.com that the meeting, which will hold in Ikoyi, would deliberate on recent happenings in the African game, as well as discuss on CAF competitions coming up next...

Pinnick heads to Cairo for his first AFCON meeting as Organizing committee President

Super Eagles Amaju Pinnick
NFF President Amaju Pinnick will on Wednesday in Cairo, Egypt preside over his first meeting as President of the Organizing Committee for the Africa Cup of Nations. Following the toppling of the old order at CAF seven months ago, leading to the enthronement of new blood headed by Mr. Ahmad, Nigeria’s Pinnick also won election as Member of the Executive Committee, and...

FIFA, CAF investigating the Super Eagles match with Zambia in Uyo

Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup tickets out on thursday
FIFA and Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) have launched an investigation into the behavior of the Copper Bullets fans during Nigeria's 1-0 win over Zambia on Saturday evening. FIFA is reacting to photographs showing the Zambia fans displaying a banner,'H.E. E.C. LUNGU GOD BLESS YOU' in the stands at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, in support of 'unpopular' Zambian president...

Madrid city council Names sports center after ex-Super Eagles goalie, Wilfred Agbonavbare

Ex- Super Eagles
The Spanish capital, Madrid City Council has approved the motion to name a Sports Center after former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Wilfred Agbonavbare. The motion moved by Councillor Paco Perez during Wednesday's plenary session recommended renaming the Alberto Garcia Sports Center at Rua Reguera Tomateros after the late Super Eagles man Agbonavbare. Wilfred 'Willy' Agbonavbare who died on 27th January 2015 at...