Tuesday 21 August, 2018
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METRO DAILY NIGERIA
Category Archives: Sport

The National Association of Nigerian Footballers (NANF) has vowed to drag the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), if it makes good its threat to ban Nigeria from international...

By METRO DAILY on Aug 17th, 2018

Nigeria’s Under-20 female team the Falconets defeated Haiti 1-0 on Thursday to keep hope alive in their quest to move into the knockout stage at ongoing FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup in France. The match played at Stade de Marville in...

By METRO DAILY on Aug 9th, 2018
NFF factional President Chris Giwa

NFF factional President Chris Giwa Chris Giwa, factional President, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has lauded the Falconets for their gallantry in winning their second Group D game at the ongoing FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup in France. A...

By METRO DAILY on Aug 9th, 2018
Salisu Yusuf

Salisu Yusuf African football has been rocked by another bribery scandal after Super Eagles assistant coach Salisu Yusuf was filmed by an undercover journalist last year allegedly receiving a bribe to include two unnamed players in his squad...

By METRO DAILY on Jul 25th, 2018

A cross-section of football stakeholders on Tuesday in Abuja promised to reconcile the different parties in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) leadership crisis in order to bring development to the sport. The Minister of Youths and Sports...

By METRO DAILY on Jul 25th, 2018
Amaju Pinnick

Amaju Pinnick The embattled Amaju Pinnick faction of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been restored to office, following a directive from the Federal Government. The General Secretary of NFF, Muhammed Sanusi spoke from his office in Abuja...

By METRO DAILY on Jul 23rd, 2018
Cristiano Ronaldo and his family

Cristiano Ronaldo and his family Cristiano Ronaldo was expected to return to Madrid to meet his former team-mates and salute them before the beginning of his training with Juventus. According to Il Corriere dello Sport, however, the former Real...

By METRO DAILY on Jul 23rd, 2018

With four points separating the two rivals, a win for Cowrie Rfc will secure their league title LAGOS, Nigeria, July 23, 2018/ — Week 5 of the Lagos Rugby Men’s League will be played on Saturday 28 July at the Main Bowl of the National...

By METRO DAILY on Jul 23rd, 2018

Akinade Onigbinde, chief coach of FRSC Football Club of Abuja, says the Flying Eagles have all it takes to win the 2019 Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Niger Republic. Onigbinde newsmen on Sunday in Abuja that the Flying are in good...

By METRO DAILY on Jul 23rd, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo’s post confirming his move to Juventus has emerged the fifth most liked picture of all time on photo-sharing platform, Instagram. The post, which shows Ronaldo in a Juventus shirt and is accompanied by the caption: ‘Forza...

By METRO DAILY on Jul 19th, 2018