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Reasons behind NFF boss surprise visit to injured Super Eagles players and others in the EPL

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Marvin Pinnick was in the United Kingdom over the weekend purposely to visit some Super Eagles stars who plied their trade in England most especially injured Leicester City's Wilfred Ndidi and Watford's Oghenekaro Etebo. The courtesy visit made by the NFF president was to discuss some things with the Nigerian stars ahead of their remaining 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers and to fine-tune some other issues relating to update about switching of allegiance and potential return of former player.

  11 months ago ago
Reasons behind NFF boss surprise visit to injured Super Eagles players and others in the EPL

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Ranking countries with the most Ballon D'Or in football history

A lot of players aim to win the Ballon d'or but it's not easy to do so because of it's high level of competition. Some of the greatest players in football history have played for Portugal, Argentina, Germany, Netherland and France. Cristiano Ronaldo is often considered one of the greatest players of all time that have played for Portugal.

  11 months ago ago
Ranking countries with the most Ballon D'Or in football history

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Fathers and sons who represented different national teams

Club football allows a player to change teams regularly, and the new team they play for could be in a different country. When this happens, the players usually go with their families to the new nation, and occasionally, they give birth to some of their children there.

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Fathers and sons who represented different national teams

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10 Football Stars Who May Play Their Last World Cup in 2022

Regarded as football's greatest international competition, the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place in Qatar, where 32 different countries compete to lay their hand on the prestigious trophy. Here are some players who may likely see the 2022 world cup as their last appearance in the competition

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10 Football Stars Who May Play Their Last World Cup in 2022

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Top 10 Most Attractive Female Footballers in The World

Beauty and women seem synonyms in many ways. In every field of life where women come, a debate starts that who is the most beautiful one. Female footballers are some of the most popular athletes in the world. Beyond their popularity, some of them are really very beautiful and attractive.

  11 months ago ago
Top 10 Most Attractive Female Footballers in The World

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Top 5 Greatest Goals In History Of Football (Photos)

5. Tony Yeboah's Goal Anthony Yeboah is a 55-year-old Ghanaian retired professional footballer who last played as a striker for Al-Ittihad and the Ghana national team. He is regarded as one of the most prominent and prolific goal scorers in Ghanaian and African football history and gained a reputation for scoring spectacular goals which often featured in Goal of the Month or Goal of the Season competitions.

  11 months ago ago
Top 5 Greatest Goals In History Of Football (Photos)

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What Chelsea stands to gain and lose as FIFA announces new dates for the FIFA Club World Cup

Part of the perks of winning the UEFA Champions League is participating in exclusive tournaments like the UEFA Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup. Clubs like Barcelona and Bayern Munich that have won Sextuple in a year in the history of club football have been able to do so because they won all the titles they competed in and went ahead to win other silverware like the UEFA Super Cup and the FIFA club world cup.

  11 months ago ago
What Chelsea stands to gain and lose as FIFA announces new dates for the FIFA Club World Cup

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The Tragic Story Of A Footballer Who Was Murdered For Scoring An Own Goal In A World Cup Match

During the 1994 FIFA World Cup, after Columbia was eliminated from the tournament, some of the citizens were so disappointed that they had to murder the footballer who caused the elimination. Today in this article, we will be viewing the story of this footballer and the main reason behind his murder.

  11 months ago ago
The Tragic Story Of A Footballer Who Was Murdered For Scoring An Own Goal In A World Cup Match

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Check Out Pele Lifetime Football Achievements As He Celebrates His 81st Birthday

Edson Arantes, popularly known as Pele is a former Brazilian professional football player. He was born on the 23rd of October 1940 in Brazil. Pele is regarded as the greatest football player of all time. The football icon started his football career at the Brazilian club called Santos.

  11 months ago ago
Check Out Pele Lifetime Football Achievements As He Celebrates His 81st Birthday

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Gernot Rohr has Super Eagles' back on world stage but debate on style of play rages on

While I am in agreement that Nigeria desperately needed to get back on the world stage whatever it took, I will contend that there is an important difference between two phases: qualification to the World Cup playoffs and reaching the competition proper. First, let me say a few words about Rohr's chosen style of play in recent times.

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Gernot Rohr has Super Eagles' back on world stage but debate on style of play rages on

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5 Of The Best Defenders In The World (Photos)

1. Jérôme Boateng Jérôme Boateng is a German professional soccer currently playing as a defender for Lyon and the Germany national team. Considered by me as one of the best defenders in the world, Boateng is renowned for his good passing and ability to read the game.

  11 months ago ago
5 Of The Best Defenders In The World (Photos)

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Story Of How The FIFA World Cup Trophy Was Stolen In 1966

The Jules Rimet Trophy, awarded to the winner of the football World Cup, was stolen in 1966 prior to the 1966 FIFA World Cup in England. One man was convicted for being involved but other possible culprits are still unknown. The trophy was eventually won by the hosting team England.

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Story Of How The FIFA World Cup Trophy Was Stolen In 1966

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The 2022 Ballon D'or: The World Cup could be a hurdle too big for Salah

While Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo failed to inspire their respective clubs to victory on Sunday, Mohamed Salah scored a hat-trick against Manchester United continuing his habit of scoring in each game he plays. It has been an outstanding few months for the Egyptian winger who has become the early favourite for the 2022 Ballon d'Or award.

  11 months ago ago
The 2022 Ballon D'or: The World Cup could be a hurdle too big for Salah

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Check Out What Rashidi Yekini Has In Common With The Brazilian Pele.

Guess what? 23rd October happens to be the birthdays of the two most iconic players in the history of their time. Sharing the same birth month, but different birth years, the late legendary Nigerian striker and the most accurate feet in the history of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Rashidi Yekini, was born on the 23rd of October 1963, just a few weeks after the nation was made a republic, to legitimately share the same birth month and birthday with the former professional Brazilian footballer, Pele who was born on the 23rd of October, 1940.

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Check Out What Rashidi Yekini Has In Common With The Brazilian Pele.

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African dominance in Europe this season could help them do exploit in Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup

Africa as a continent in the world is blessed with several talents in all walks of life as it was the same in the world of football which has been graced by many iconic figures like Didier Drogba, Samuel Eto'o, Michael Essien, Kanu Nwakwo, Jay Jay Okocha, Emmanuel Adebayor among others.

  11 months ago ago
African dominance in Europe this season could help them do exploit in Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup

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Club World Cup: Why The Fixtures Of The Cup Is Not Yet Out Despite Chelsea & Al Ahly’s Qualification

Bayern Munich won't be able to defend their FIFA Club World Cup title this year. The defending champions were knocked out in the quarter finals of the uefa champions last season, as Chelsea went all the way to win the prestigious european trophy. The tournament was set to hold place in Japan, but due to global coronavirus outbreak and it's impact in Japan, United Arab Emirates will host the tournament according to FIFA.

  11 months ago ago
Club World Cup: Why The Fixtures Of The Cup Is Not Yet Out Despite Chelsea & Al Ahly’s Qualification

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10 Of The Best Goalies In History: See Details.

Many goalkeepers will come and go, but we will never forget names like Gigi Buffon, Petr Cech, Oliver Kahn, Dida and Julio Ceaser who were one of a kind in their prime, to make the goalkeeping department a vital department that can save games for you.

  11 months ago ago
10 Of The Best Goalies In History: See Details.

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3 Things That May Need to Be Done as Nigeria is 36th on the New FIFA Ranking List

Nigeria can make some changes to enhance her position on the FIFA Ranking in the next months as the FIFA Ranking for October was recently announced. Nigeria is ranked 36th in the world and 5th in Africa. This is despite having a strong football legacy and excellent players who compete in home leagues as well as in other continents such as Europe, South America, and North America.

  11 months ago ago
3 Things That May Need to Be Done as Nigeria is 36th on the New FIFA Ranking List

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5 Current Best Playmakers In The World (Photos)

1. Thomas Müller Thomas Müller is a 32-year-old German professional soccer player currently playing for Bayern Munich and the Germany national team as an attacking midfielder or forward. Renowned for his positioning, teamwork and stamina, work-rate, immaculate positional awareness, Müller is currently one of the best playmakers in the world.

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5 Current Best Playmakers In The World (Photos)

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FIFA RANKINGS: The Nigeria Super Eagles Got Dropped By Two Positions In The Recent FIFA Rankings.

In the latest FIFA men's rankings for October, Nigeria has fallen two positions. The Super Eagles, who were placed 34th in the world in September's list, have slid 14 places to 36th. The Eagles' dip in the rankings was partly due to their 1-0 home loss to the Central African Republic earlier this month in their 2022 World Cup qualifier.

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FIFA RANKINGS: The Nigeria Super Eagles Got Dropped By Two Positions In The Recent FIFA Rankings.