Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick, has stated in clear terms that no Nigerian players will be allowed to put pen to papers for clubs in lower leagues abroad in a bid to stem the financial and social hazards inherent in those substandard league In that case, the most important step will be to checkmate future occurrences and advise both foreign and home-based players to look before they leap during transfers windows.
Nigerian Born Striker Tammy Abraham, made a return to the England squad during the international break. Abraham played 90 minutes on Saturday against Andorra and came off the bench against Hungary on Tuesday. Photo Credit: ESPN Prior to Abraham making his international debut in 2019, the Nigerian-born Foward was approached by the Nigerian Football Federation to play for his father's land.
Super Eagles team captain, Ahmed Musa, has given his teammates the sum of 5 million to share after the Nigeria Football Federation gave him 10 million to celebrate his 100th appearance in the national team. Musa joined the likes of Joseph Yobo and Vincent Enyeama in the illustrious list of Nigeria's centurions on Tuesday, September 7, after he played in Nigeria's 2-1 triumph over Carpe Verde in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.
The Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick recently made a very valid point of an age-long fact that some Super Eagles players are not as good in the national team as they are in their clubs. And this is very true. Pinnick was speaking while addressing the players at their training camp as they prepare for the upcoming 2022 World Cup Qualifying matches.
For some time, the Nigerian Football Federation led by Mr Amaju Pinnick has lamented the paucity of funds, because of the global pandemic and how it has affected their sponsors. This got to the point where the NFF owed the players of the Super Eagles and the coaches
Photo Credit : Twitter Gernot Rohr was appointed as the Head Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria in August 2016, by the Amaju Pinnick led Nigeria Football Federation. Since he came on board, Rohr has endured criticisms from Nigeria's ex-international football and the media for his style of play.
Nigerian fans were left disappointed, after the super eagles lost their world cup qualifying game against Central African Republic (CAR). The eagles did not only lose the home tie, they did not show any commitment. However, this is not the first time the team disappointed many Nigerians.
One of Super Eagles' long kept secret was confirmed when Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi was listed by coach Gernot in the expanded lists of invited players that prosecuted 2022 Qatar World Cup qualifiers against Liberia and Cape Verde. While the omission of top ranking players like Taiwo Awoniyi among others sent tongues wagging, Rohr was quick to defend his lists and so far so good, he has once again justified why his earlier decision to leave out some players.
From L-R: Chief Executive Officer, MTN Nigeria, Karl Toriola and President, Nigerian Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick at the official signing ceremony of MTN Nigeria as Official Communications Partner for the Super Eagles and other National Teams on September 2, 2021 in Lagos. Nigeria’s leading telecommunications company, MTN Nigeria, on Thursday, September 2, 2021 signed a three-year multi-million naira investment in Nigerian football through the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) and was announced as the official communications partner of the NFF.
Following Ahmed Musa 100 caps in the Super Eagles victory against the Blue Sharks of Cape Verde yesterday, the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick has stated that the football house will reward him with 10 millions Naira. The former CSKA Moscow Attacker became the third Nigerian footballer to reach century of appearances for the National team, after Joseph Yobo and veteran goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama.
The Nigerian Football Federation has agreed a deal with another corporate company and it could prove to be a move in the right direction for the future of Nigerian football. According to recent reports by the media, the Nigerian football governing body has agreed a new partnership with Premier Lotto company, popularly known as “Baba Ijebu”.
Ahmed Musa, the captain of the Super Eagles, has committed to split N5 million with his teammates. Musa was set to receive N10 million after appearing in the 2-1 win over Cape Verde, which was scheduled to be his 100th cap for the national side. The Nigeria Football Federation's President, Amaju Pinnick, announced that the federation will begin honouring every player that hits the centennial mark.
“While we would have loved to have the UK –based players on the trip, I am enamoured by the fighting spirit of those who picked shirts. They delivered with aplomb and this has certainly provided depth for the squad going forward, now, we must sustain the momentum".
The president of FIFA, Gianni Infantino with CAF president, Dr Patrice Motsepe arrived Nigeria in respect to Aisha Buhari's football Tournament which involves six nations on Wednesday. The FIFA President on his arrival kicked off the maiden edition of the Ashia Buhari football tournament which saw Super Falcons beating the Mali female team in Lagos.
Nigeria Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa celebrated his 100th cap for Nigeria with a 2-1 win over Cape Verde on Tuesday evening in their World Cup qualifier match in Mindelo. Ahmed Musa becomes the third Nigerian footballer ever to reach a century appearance as Legends Vincent Enyeama and Joseph Yobo made 101 caps respectively.
The Nigeria national team has been struggling to get sponsorship from Telecommunication companies in Nigeria. The Nigerian Football Federation have been criticized by Nigerian fans over their failure to secure top sponsorship for our national team. The Amaju Pinnick led administration have finally secured a billion naira sponsorship deal with one of the Africa's largest telecommunication company (MTN).
Aisha Buhari Becomes The Only Nigerian First Lady To Be Honoured With A FIFA Approved Tournament Cup
News have been buzzing for a while now, about the Aisha Buhari Women Football Tournament Cup. The approval of the world football governing body has given it an international recognition. With this recognition, Aisha Buhari becomes arguably the only First Lady in Nigeria to be honoured with a FIFA approved tournament cup.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have develop a new strategy in encouraging her national players whilst representing the nation at both International and local level. In other words, certain initiatives has been put into consideration as NFF President, Amaju Pinnick disclose his plan in partnership with the Nigeria Football Federation to reward an eye-catching cash prize of N10 million to any Nigerian player who reach his/her 100 caps for the Nigeria national team.
Following his visit to President Muhammadu Buhari and the NFF Boss Amaju Pinnick, the President of the highest football governing body FIFA, in his words to the Nigerian President and Amaju Pinnick stated that he wants to see Nigeria lead the football world together with Africa. Further sharing his thoughts in his visit to President Muhammadu Buhari, Gianni Infantino also included in his words that Nigeria is a big footballing country and in that, can lead the football world together with fighters like Amaju Pinnick overseeing the affairs of the footballing body of the West African nation.
Check Out Photos Of Amaju Pinnick With Ozo, Ahmed Musa And Other Players, As MTN Signs Deal With NFF
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and MTN, a telecommunication company, signed a collaboration arrangement worth 500 million Naira on Thursday in Lagos. MTN will become the official communication partner of Nigeria's football regulatory body as a result of the agreement. Amaju Pinnick and the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Sunday Dare were present at the occasion.