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NFF plans to spend N6.4 billion in 2018

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 …

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Arena resigns as US soccer coach after World Cup failure

Arena resigns as US soccer coach after World Cup failure

Bruce Arena, called upon last November to replace Jurgen Klinsmann as coach of the United States, resigned Friday, three days after the Americans failed to qualify for next year’s World Cup in Russia. The 66-year-old Arena, who guided the US team into the 2002 World Cup quarter-finals and also coached …

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Rohr may take Enyeama to 2018 World Cup

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has hinted that Vincent Enyeama could be in his squad to the 2018 World Cup. Enyeama has been on exile from the team, after a row with former coach, Sunday Oliseh. It led to the former Lille stopper losing the captain’s armband …

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US loses to Colombia 3-1 at Under-17 World Cup

US loses to Colombia 3-1 at Under-17 World Cup

The United States stumbled to a 3-1 loss to Colombia in its final group-stage game at the Under-17 World Cup in India on Thursday, and will play Paraguay, Germany or Iran in the second round next week. The Americans (2-1) began the day leading Group A but fell to third …

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US knocked out of World Cup after Trinidad defeat

Couva (Trinidad and Tobago) Oct 11 (AFP) – The United States failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1986 on Tuesday, crashing to a shock 2-1 defeat against already-eliminated Trinidad and Tobago. In a result that will be viewed as a catastrophe for soccer in …

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