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Abraham has no regrets about Nigeria snub

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Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – New England call-up Tammy Abraham says he never considered playing for Nigeria at international level despite repeated overtures from the Nigerian Football Federation.

Abraham’s father is Nigerian and a childhood friend of Nigerian federation president Amaju Pinnick, who claimed in September that Abraham had decided to play for the west African country.

Abraham has no regrets about Nigeria snub

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Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – New England call-up Tammy Abraham says he never considered playing for Nigeria at international level despite repeated overtures from the Nigerian Football Federation.

Abraham’s father is Nigerian and a childhood friend of Nigerian federation president Amaju Pinnick, who claimed in September that Abraham had decided to play for the west African country.

FIFA lifts Nigerian Football Federation suspension

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By MIKE GRAMAJO

FIFA has decided to lift the Nigerian Football Federation's international ban, FIFA announced Friday.

"As statutory order has been reinstated at the NFF and the legitimate bodies reinstalled," FIFA said in a statement after court proceedings had been withdrawn.

FIFA Bans Nigeria from International Competition

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Despite a terrific World Cup run, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have gotten their wings clipped by FIFA. The Nigerian Football Federation has been suspended immediately on the account of government interference. The interference took place after allegations of players not being paid on time by the Federation and other incidents of mistreatment of the World Cup squad.

Arsenal to face strong Nigeria side to prepare for new season

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Arsene Wenger will be fielding a strong side for the Gunners first ever visit to Nigeria on August 4th, and the Nigerian Football Federation have promised to turn out a full international team to test Arsenal ahead of the new season. David Omigie of DanJan Sports said. "We are delighted to announce that Arsenal Football [.

Arsenal ‘set for summer tour of Nigeria’

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Arsene Wenger is considering taking Arsenal on a tour Nigeria next summer, it has been claimed this morning. Nigerian TV pundit Colin Udoh has used his Twitter account to break the enws that an Arsenal delegation will meet senior figure from the Nigerian Football Federation to discuss the possibility of the Gunners making the trip to Africa at the end of the season.

Arsenal ‘set for summer tour of Nigeria’

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Arsene Wenger is considering taking Arsenal on a tour Nigeria next summer, it has been claimed this morning. Nigerian TV pundit Colin Udoh has used his Twitter account to break the enws that an Arsenal delegation will meet senior figure from the Nigerian Football Federation to discuss the possibility of the Gunners making the trip to Africa at the end of the season.

African Cup of Nations

The Latest On The Shola Ameobi Stand-Off

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The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) yesterday threatened to report both Newcastle United and Milwall to FIFA, because they will not release their players Shola Ameobi and Danny Shitturespectively- to play in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) to take place in South Africa later this month. Shola Ameobi - will he be grounded?

Confusion Over Newcastle’s Shola Ameobi

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We had reported yesterday that Alan Pardew had said that Shola Ameobi would not be going to the African Cup of Nations (AFCON), and that he had made the Nigeria manager aware of the reasons, but that was met with a response from the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) that they know nothing at all about [.

Ex-Nigerian soccer star Okafor kills self in Texas

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LITTLE ELM, Texas  — Uche Okafor, a defender on two Nigerian World Cup teams and a stalwart player for the Kansas City Wizards in the U.S., committed suicide this week at his Dallas-area home, authorities said Friday. He was 43. Okafor's body was discovered Thursday afternoon by his wife in their house in Little Elm, [.

Nigeria boss Amodu sacked

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Nigeria have sacked coach Shaibu Amodu despite the team's third-place finish at this year's Africa Cup of Nations.

It is the second time the 51-year-old has been removed from his post ahead of a World Cup finals tournament.

The decision was taken after a late-night meeting of the Nigerian Football Federation in Abuja.

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All Players And Officials Involved In ‘Mind-Bogglingly Shameful’ Nigerian Goal Scandal Given Life Bans

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By Chris Wright

Just a little follow up to a story we featured on Pies a couple of weeks ago, in that every single player and official involved in the "mind-boggling show of shame" that saw two Nigerian lower league sides win 79-0 and 67-0 on the same weekend have been banned for life by the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF).