Category Archives: FIFA

FIFA World Cup trophy arrives Nigeria March 3

THE Original FIFA World  Cup, which Nigeria’s Super Eagles and 31 other teams will be competing for at the 21st FIFA World Cup finals in Russia next summer, will arrive in Nigeria on Saturday, 3rd March 2018. NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, told thenff.com on Wednesday that confirmation has come from world football –governing […]

FIFA and EA announce the first eWorld Cup

 Esports are showing no sign of slowing down, as the segment continues to grow. Today, EA and FIFA announced their intentions to replicate one of the world’s greatest athletic events in the world of gaming, introducing FIFA eWorld Cup 2018. From November 2017 to July 2018, there will be a series of qualifying tournaments where […]

FIFA moves to prevent bonus strike by African players

World soccer ruling body FIFA  is said to be considering paying World Cup bonuses to member associations that qualified for the FIFA World Cup tournament, a move geared towards preventing row over bonuses especially by African players. Zambia national football team players celebrate their victory with their trophy at the end of the African Cup […]

Cristiano Ronaldo Best FIFA Mens Player

Cristiano Ronaldo’s stunning last season saw him win the 2017 Best FIFA men’s player of the year trophy as Real Madrid dominated a star-studded awards ceremony in London on Monday. The Portuguese ace, who has scored 44 goals in just 48 games for club and country so far this calendar year, played a major role […]

Nigeria moves up in latest FIFA Ranking

Nigeria moved up to the 41st position in the World and retained the fifth in Africa in the latest FIFA Coca-Cola world rankings. The rankings released by the World Football governing body showed that Nigeria moved up three places from the 44th position in September, but maintained the fifth spot in Africa. Super Eagles It said that […]

Russia World Cup: FIFA to pay Nigeria N4.5bn

Coach Gernot Rohr has warned against another pay strike at the World Cup if the country hoped to improve on their previous outings at the global tournament. Nigerian national football team German head coach, Gernot Rohr celebrates after the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifying football match between Nigeria and Zambia in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, […]

FIFA hits Pakistan with ban over ‘interference’

FIFA announced on Wednesday it has suspended the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) for “third-party interference”, in a rare move by the sport’s governing body to issue a blanket ban targeting a country. The suspension centres on an internal feud at the PFF. This led a court to appoint an administrator to run its affairs in […]