Former Nigerian football administrator, Taiwo Ogunjobi, has died, his death was confirmed by his media aide, Tunde Shamsudeen, during an interview with Brila.net on Monday morning. A former footballer, Mr. Ogunjobi made his name with WNDC (now Shooting Stars Sports Club.) He was a one-time General Secretary of thde Nigeria Football Federation. Ogunjobi passed on at the University College Hospital (UCH) in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Monday.
Feet and Tricks International, organisers of the first ever African Football Freestyle Championship in Africa have assured participants, stakeholders and ardent followers of the sport, that the first ever Championship in Africa scheduled to hold on September 13th -15th, 2018 at the Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos will be one to remember for a long time. This according to the organisers will have all the trappings of… Continue Reading
The draws for the 2018 Principals Cup football competition held at the Corporate Head Office of Guaranty Trust Bank on Thursday 31st May 2018. The season began on April 17, 2018 with zonal preliminaries which featured 594 Teams from 335 Schools in the male and female categories. The competition is open to Schools from the 6 educational districts in Lagos State. A total of 586 matches were played during the… Continue Reading
The Former Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, is dead. A tweet on the Nigeria Football Federation’s handle, @thenff, says the legend died in the early hours of Wednesday. The former international football player and coach, lost his wife, Kate, last year after a prolonged battle with cancer. Keshi has coached the national teams of Togo and Mali, qualifying the former to the 2006 FIFA World Cup. In his last job… Continue Reading
Sepp Blatter and the longtime Fifa president’s one-time heir apparent, Michel Platini, have been banned from football for eight years, ending the career of the former and definitively derailing the vaulting ambitions of the latter. The Fifa ethics committee, chaired by the German judge Hans-Joachim Eckert, has ruled that both men should be banned despite their protestations that they did nothing wrong when Blatter paid the Uefa president 2m Swiss… Continue Reading