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335dColin Udoh

Rivers Utd head to CAS over Nigerian league table

The move bound to cause disarray given CAF deadline of Aug. 31 for federations to send in their inter-club representatives for the 2020/2021 season.

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1yColin Udoh

Nigeria footballers released after 3-day ordeal

Ekundayo Ojo and Abia Comets' Benjamin Iluyomade were released after "combined efforts of Enyimba Football Club and families of the players".

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1yColin Udoh

Footballer abducted by gunmen in Nigeria

Enyimba midfielder Dayo Ojo was on Sunday abducted by unknown gunmen on his way home to Akure, in what turned to a dark day for Nigerian football.

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1yEd Dove

Nigerian players describe 'scary' bus attack

Enyimba defender Stephen Egbe has described how the club's bus was attacked by armed robbers as they travelled home from a Nigerian league game.

3yDami Ugbane

Lobi Stars win Nigeria Super Cup

Samad Kadiri was the match-winner for Lobi Stars, who emerged 1-0 winners against Enugu Rangers in the 2018 Nigeria Super Cup on Tuesday.

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3yDami Ugbane

Ubah, Tornadoes fall in Aiteo Cup

The Aiteo Cup round of 32 fixtures on Sunday produced further upsets, FC Ifeanyi Ubah and Niger Tornadoes the latest big guns to exit.

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Nigeria back down to FIFA, avoid ban

Nigeria acknowledged a FIFA-approved appointee as the sole head of its national federation on Monday to avoid being banned by the governing body.

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3yColin Udoh

Nigeria move to avoid FIFA sanction

Nigeria's government contacted FIFA over the weekend in a last-ditch move to stave off a proposed suspension of the NFF.


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